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51; TWO MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 10 1936 problems of the strength ot righ against might." In Similar Flea. At the same time ,Yvon Delbx minister of justice, made a simila plea to the senate. Premier Sarraut declared that Reichsfuehrer Hitler was justifie in violating th« Locarno treat "then we must turn resolutely t ward military alliances and arm: ment racea and, let us admit frankly, to war made by the stron when the time favors." Taking hia cue from Hitler, "wh spoke to the French people over th head of their government," Sarrau talked "to the German people." He asked the Germans "if yo . would have confidence in Franc signing new treaties if she had jus torn up old ones? How, then, ca tie French have confidence in th fresh negotiations that German proposes?" Domlnanted by Violence. The premier declared that Franc "does not refuse negotiations tha make for peace in the future," bu "cannot treat when dominated b ·violence and when signatures ar repudiated." He said that France was resolvei "to join all her strength to that o other members within the leagu and to reply to the veritable assults on international confidence, faith in treaties, collective security, an" peace." , "France," he said, "is ready to treat with Germany once respec for international law has again been assured, x x x "The future of European peace is at stake." Sarraut outlined the history o the signing of the Locarno pact and of British and French efforts to organize peace machinery during the last year, but stated that Hitler lei it be known, "first, that he woulc hesitate long before signing and that he never would sign." Burst Into Cheers. The deputies burst into cheers when Sarraut referred to "the profound impression of horror" France had received from the World war. Ee said that Hitler himself had declared that the peaceful settlement of the Saar Basin territory, returned to Germany by plebiscite was, "the last important difference between France and Germany." Then, Sarraut went on, two months later the reichsfuehrer denounced the arms clauses of the Versailles treaty. The premier declared that what Hitler had done "no nation could accept so long as there is justice." PLEAS AND PRAYERS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Statesmen's pleas, people's prayers and the measured tread of marching men' echoed in Europe Tuesday--the clamorous anti-climax of naai Germany's armed watch on the Rhine. . , In the; historic i clock-Toom of; " Paris'::Qu'ii?b:Orsay^ :: France's:'*orr: eign minister, Pierre-EHenne Flandin, sat around a table with the diplomats of Locarno powers--Britain, Italy, Belgium. Flandin, after a three hour fight, failed to pbtain British support for the French proposal that Reichs- fuebrer Hitler be compelled to re- niove his troops from the Rhineland. Fights in Vain. He fought in vain to gain Great Britain's support for the French government's demand that the Rhineland again be demilitarized or that Germany suffer punishment. Anthony Eden, the British foreign secretary, argued for a thorough examination of Hitler's peace offers before any drastic. steps be considered in the league of nations. Eden and the other two conferees, Premier Paul .Van Zeeland of Belgium and Ambassador Vittorio Cerruti of Italy, heard Flandin uphold the stand of Albert Sarraut, France's premier, that France would refuse "to negotiate under a menace." The French representative demanded the German army be withdrawn from the Hhineland before any negotiations should be undertaken with Hitler. To Meet Friday. The -four conferee* and their 22 advisers agreed that there would be no decision until they meet at Geneva Friday just before the league of nations' council session. The advisers said the experts would continue conferences through the remainder of the day and prob ably tomorrow. In the meantime, French source: said, Flandin hoped to marshal other league council members to thi French viewpoint. British advisers said that Eden expected that the present exchang of views and two days of reflection would convince the French tha they should proceed cautiously in the demand for sanctions agains Germany which might lead to war Keep Powder Dry. France kept her powder dry. Ne« armed thousands moved into the teeming, underground forts that lie between the republic and the naz reich. Anti-aircraft guns scowled from hilltops, manned 24: hours a day. Airplanes droned overhead. In France's regained border provinces, simple folk remembered 191' --and before. They crowded the parish churches, women and children and men, to pray. Rumors flew--one that the imperial German regiments stationed in Alsace be fore the great war had been revived in der fuehrer's Rhineland army. Across the frontier, as corps commanders viewed the in-marching reichswehr, it became apparent the army was no collection of toys. A heavy artillery battery showed up in a slaughter yard; a machine gun company was discovered at Bonn Some said tanks, armored cars had moved in under cover of night Elated at British View. Nazi Germany expressed officia elation at the British view towar the Hitler proposals for a new kinc of peace, as well as toward the march on the Rhine. Semi-officially, the reich looked Returns in Mason City School Election Director Treasurer Garfield Levy o TO O O 7T O CD O ro 3 n nf O 7T A C 3 N CD a n Gl o (O a n First Ward .. Second Ward Third Ward . Fourth Ward 368 61 595 138 476 66 321 55 27 151 147 147 157 196 88 231 106 48 288 172 185 296 363 124 386 176 52 229 181 169 207 254 102 311 131 35 99 113 134 143 150 66 199 98 1760 320 162 767 613 635 803 963 380 1127 511 with apparently increasing longing toward both the league of nations which she once renounced, and to ward the colonies she lost by losing the war. League of nations officials, pointing toward Friday's council meeting on a Franco-Belgtan appea against the German coup, saw in Eden's Monday speech a hint that anti-German sanctions are unlike- y- Between Tivo Foes. These officials did, however, attach high importance to the British foreign secretary's declaration that his empire would "march with France and Belgium," should Germany violate the borders of either. London saw Britain as back again in the position of interme- liary between two bitter foes. King Edward VUL alert to every international move, called in the leaders of his government What they alked about remained unknown. Germany and Italy signed an agreement of relatively minor im- ortance in Rome. Fascists said taly had not yet made up her mind on what her policy will be. GERMAN PLANE FUCES 3VEB FORnFIC-4.TIO.NS MBTZ, France, (JP)--Authorities ere were notified Monday night lat a German plane flew over French fortifications at Thionville and then sped into Germany with ""Tench military planes in pursuit- The flight over the fortifications ccurred at 6 p. m., the reports said and continued for 10 minutes. The French planes took to the air nd followed the German plane to he Rhineland border. ELGIUM RELIES ON RITISH GOOD FAITH BRUSSELS, CM--A Belgian gov- ·nment statement expressing the elief that Great Britain would not ermit German aggression in Bel- uum was read to both houses of arliament today. "Belgium knows she can rely on e good faith of Great Britain," he statement said, affirming Bel- urn's respect for treaties as an indispensable guarantee for the ecurity of smaller nations. RITISH LABOR PARTY URGES HITLER 9FEER Cottntht, 1936, by The Associated Frws) LONDON," W-^-A· · labor .party ember. of parliament.. Tuesday- ailed on the British government,' a house of commons debate, to ccept reichsfuehrer Hitler's pro- osals of peace. A few hours earlier, King Edard had received the leaders of s government in conference on he critical international situation rought about, by Germany's mov- ig. troops into the long-demilitar- ed Rhineland. The dean of Westminster Abbey nnounced: "In view of the developments at the moment, a service for he intercession of God's guidance or the representatives of the nation rill be held in Westminster Abbey" t 6 p. m. Thursday." Young Demos to Meet; Plans for Membership Campaign to Be Made The Young Democratic club of rro Gordo county will meet at the '. G. and E. auditorium Tuesday ight at S o'clock, it was announced y William Danfprth, president, "'lans are to be made for a mem- tership campaign and also for the It. Patrick's dance which is to be leld at the Denison clubhouse. Tuesday, March 17. GOTTEN INDICTED . BY GRAND JURY Grain Trader Charged With Attempting to Evade Income Tax. CHICAGO, tSB -- An indictment charging Arthur W. Cutten, famous grain trader, with the "wilful attempt to defeat and evade an income tax" for 1929, amounting to $414.,525.54, was returned by the federal grand jury Tuesday. The indictment also named William E. Gatewood, formerly an internal revenue agent, charging he aidetl Cutten in the alleged tax dodging. Cutten, self-styled "speculator" was called "the nation's biggest grain trader" in hearings before the grain futures administration, which a year ago issued an order disbarring him from American grain pits. Monday the supreme court of the United States agreed to bear the government's appeal from a decision of the United States circuit court of appeals' which stayed the disbarrment. Pleads Innocent. WINTERSET, C=P--Arraigned on a charge of murdering his neighbor, Sherwood Carney, Ivan Rhone, 53, Barney, Iowa, bachelor farmer, pleaded innocent. Rhone is accused f shooting Carney when the latter helped to drive cattle across phones' land because of blocked roads. Police Try to .Piece Together Details of Fatal Midnight Ride CHARLESTON, W. Va., UP)-From a sobbing young chemical worker, Ronald Parsons, 24, police ried to piece together Tuesday the letails of a midnight ride which ended with the mutilation slaying of attractive Dorothy Fee Reedy. City Detective Finley Cook said 'arsons signed a statement admitting he had a fight with Mrs. Reedy on the ride last Saturday night but adding he could not remember all hat occurred. The young woman lad been attacked. Cook quoted- Parsons as saying while he wept-in his cell: "I was drunks It all seems like a dream. I don't know why I did it" A murder charge was . filed against. Parsons and a hearing will e held later. "ormer Clarion Youth Arrested in Arkansas CLARION--Word has been received by Wright county authorities of the arrest and indictment of John 0. Chapman, Jr., 20, son of John Chapman, Sr., formerly a farmer seven miles south of Clar- aon. The youth was indicted on a' charge of transporting stolen property by Fort Smith, Ark., police. Associated with the boy were Albert Whitworth, former laborer on tie Chapman farm, and Orebee Rooks whose residence is not known here. John Chapman, Sr., began serving a three year sentence at the state penitentiary at Fort Madison Dec. 28, 1935 for maintaining a liquor nuisance. SPREAD NET FOR THREE CONVICTS [owa Authorities in Search for Fugitives From Prison Farm. FORT MADISON, UP--lows, prison authorities spread a net for three convicts who escaped from the prison farm here, two of them early Monday, the third Sunday morning. Ed Porter, sentenced to a 10 year term for automobile theft, slipped away from the farm Sunday, stole a car and fled westward apparently. !or prison officials said the car was "cund at Leon Sunday night. Porter received his sentence in Cass county district court at Atlantic in August, 1932. Fred A. Bergren and Roy Milton 'went over the hill" Monday morning-. Guards said they had not discovered yet just how the men made their escape. Milton was sentenced to a 10 year term in Cherokee county district court at Cherokee in September, 1932. Bergren received his . sentence in Polk county district court at DesMainesinMay, 1933.He was convicted of forgery. Beardsley to Speak at Townsend Meeting B. J. Beardsley, state manager of the Townsend organization, will speak at a meeting to be held at Y. M. C. A., Tuesday evening at 7:30 o'clock under the sponsorship of club No. 1 of Mason City. Mr. Beardsley will speak on "The Townsend Plan of Interest to Businessmen." Edwin Helbling will sing and the Broers entertainment group will also appear on the program. RADIO PROGRAM \VOI STATION, AMES . MARCH II :l:3rt A.M. --Khymc and Rhythm. 2:00 Noon--I. s. Drpt. or Acrlctittnrt. J:3(l F.M.--Radio Child Study W«l. 3:0n P.M.--Mmlfrwork, 3:30 P.M.--Fur Lnndn. ·1:30 r.M.--Iowa State Medical Society. Ask Funds for Air Raid Precautions LONDON, (IB--The home office asked parliament Tuesday to appropriate 501,250 pounds (about 52,506,250) in the next fiscal year for air raid precautions. The home office estimates were announced Tuesday, including this figure--a 409,250 pounds (about 52,046,250) increase over the similar estimate for last year. Two Slain in Polish Anti-Semitic Riots W A R S A W , VP)--Two persons were killed and several injurK Tuesday in fights at Przytak, near Radom, a center of anti-semitic agitation which was reported to have resulted in wrecking of the business of 600 Jewish tradesmen. Horton Retains Two Lawyers for Defense BEDFORD, (.W--Floyd Horton re tained James A. Lucas of Bedford and Homer S. Stephens of Clarinda as counsel to defend him in his trial on charges of plotting the poi son-murder of his wife with Mrs Anna Johnsto^ Streams at Decorah Are Starting to Rise DECORAH--Waters of the Oneota river are rising rapidly while not yet at flood stage. Dry Run is also rising but Monday evening the flow of water was about normal again. Less Than 1,000 Votes. DUBUQUE, IS")--Dufcuque voters cast less than 1,000 votes in electing Dr. Donald Coazett and V. B. Vanderloo to the city board of education. CHARITON FIRE COSTS $50,000 40 Automobiles Destroyed as Garage Is Swept by Flames. CHARITON, £·»--Fire s w e p t through the Larimer garage here ealry Monday, destroying- 40 automobiles and doing damage estimated at $50,000. More than 30 volunteer firemen fought the flames with four hose lines, but the fire, fed by tank after tank of gasoline, and oil and grease, leaped through the biulding, leaving only the wall shell standing. A fire wall between the Larimer garage and the Ream Motor company next door balked the flames from spreading into that building. Two Story Structure. The burned garage, owned by William Schriver of Chariton, was a two story structure. The used cars and a paint shop were on the second floor. New cars, a repair shop and the office occupied the first floor. Flames were eating through the roof when the fire was discovered shortly before 3 a. m. Firemen and others pushed four new cars out of the building but had no chance to save the second hand automobiles on the second floor as their gaso- ine tanks started exploding shortly after the fire was discovered. A short on one car set off the horn which hooted for an hour, add- ing to the din of crackling flames, explosions, shouts and falling debris, Move Four Families. Authorities moved ' four families from a nearby apartment house, fearing several barrels of oil in the garage might explode. They also evacuated the stock of the Ream Motor company, and ran out "Old Betsy," an 1873 model steam pum- per fire engine, but these precautions proved unnecessary. Hugh Larimer, mayor of Chariton and operator of the burned garage, said the loss would be $50,000, $25,000 to his-stock, $25,000 to the building. SEETlRTNEW DEAL DECISIONS Securities Act Argued in High Court; Congress Studies Taxes. WASHINGTON, JFi--Two more new deal enactments moved nearer supreme court decisions Tuesday as congress studied taxes and heard an official defense of work relief by Senator Robinson (D-Ark). In briefs filed with the high court, Washington state defended and a West Virginia coal operator attacked the Guffey soft coal 'control bill. Up for immediate argument before the justices was the administration's 1933 securities act, A prelude to Robinson's speech was an attack by Secretary Ickes on opponents of the $78,000,000 public works program in the municipal power field. He told newsmen the Central Ver- mont Public Service corporation had offered to pay expenses incurred in connection with a PWA allotment to Brandon, Vermont, and to reduce its street lighting bill--provided the allotment was dropped. Senator Robinson took the senate floor a few hours after Senator Black (D-Ala.) made a speech slashing at the American Liberty league for its onslaught on the senate lobby committee's activities. Replies to Shouse., Black replied to recent statements of Jouett Shouse, Liberty league president, that the lobby committee's "seizure" of a mass of telegrams constituted "government terrorism." Denying the committee had examined any wires of a private character. Black accused the Liberty league of fighting- the utility holding company control bill, and then trying to keep its activities secret. He said the "real opposition" to the committee comes from "those who want to work in darkness." The tax bill remained in the embryonic stage in a house subcommittee, but the democratic majority of the ways and means committee had given conditional approval to President Roosevelt's plan for a drastic tax on undistributed corporation profits. Should Be Modified. They stipulated that the plan should be modified to protect corporations in laying aside sufficient reserves to "cushion" the concerns in lean years. Bitterly opposing this change, administration advisers contend corporations could easily accumulate reasonable reserves under the president's program, 'without modification. Senate' leaders planned to go ROOSEVELT AND KNOX SUPPORTED New Hampshire Has Results of First Presidential Primary. CONCORD, N. H., (/P)--New Hampshire led the nation Tuesday with the first statewide presidential primary. President Roosevelt has the pledged support of all but a few New Hampshire democratic candidates while Col. Frank Knox, Chicago and Manchester, N. 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