Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 15, 1936 · Page 43
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Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 15, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, DECEMBER 15 1936 THREE New King Has Had to Fight for "Success" Shy, Stuttering Weakling Has Overcome All of His Obstacles. By ROGER D. GREENE NEW YORK, (fP)— Britain's new king "Bertie," who likes to knit and can cast an iron plate in a smelting factory, steps into the world spotlight as a perfect example of bulldog grit overcoming terrific obstacles. He had a brooding inferiority complex. He stuttered. He had wretched health. He couldn't make friends—just couldn't "warm up." He excelled at nothing. Nobody noticed him, in a room or a crowd. Shy, he simply didn't "register." Even now. at the glittering climax of his "success story," he gets the job only because his brother gave it up. Has Perfected His Role. But down the years, doomed to understudy his glamorous brother, in his quiet, self effacing way he perfected his role with a dogged courage that must command admiration. Today, at the pinnacle, he has beaten the odds. If ever a man was self-made, the record shows it is Albert Frederick Arthur George, "by the grace of God"— and King Edward—"king of Great Britain, Ireland, the British dominions beyond the seas, king defender of the faith, emperor of India." The story has few dazzling chapters. His "prince charming" brother did all the dazzling for the Windsor family. Albert, in the best British tradition, "muddled through." He didn't stand out. During the World war, he saw action aboard the battleship Collingwood. At the battle of Jutland, after the smoke of battle cleared, all the officer in charge could recall about him was: "Oh, yes, I remember— he made cocoa as usual for me and the gun crew." All Around Athlete. He was a studious type. Ignored King i; Probably the only newspaper in the United Stales to bar "gossip" of Kin? Edward's troubled romance with Mrs. Wallis Warfield Simpson was the Lancaster. Ohio, Eagle- Gazette. Explaining its stand, the editor. Edward J. Mowery. above, said in an editorial as far back as Nov. 28 that the paper would carry mo mention of the controversy in England, '•barrinj: an dopeinent. direct quotes on the question by King Edward or a continental revolution." Its first news story of the romance and crisis was carried Dec. 3 under the caption, "News, Not Gossip." Then the story leaped to the headlines. but was a never a scholar; a hard playing all around athlete, but never outstanding. "The Duke of York," relates Capt G. H. Drummond, who often entertained the royal sons of George V while hunting with the pytchley pack, "came down to my place with two of his brothers, and you can imagine my feelinp when we put him on a hunter for a trial run 'round the .field. "Like the character in 'Jor- rocks,' he sat a horse "with ease, elegance and firmness—until the animal moved. Then he generally fell off." He couldn't make friends. "The greatest compliment ever paid to me," he once said, wistfully, "was a camp boys' remark that I was a 'human being.' " Not Good IVlixer. Without being regally haughty, he simply lacked the spontaneous warmth to make him anything like the good mixer Edward is. He had wretched health. He suffered several breakdowns and nearly' died of perforated duodenal ulcers which necessitated two operations. His stuttering drove him into a shell, and it was not until after his marriage, when he was nearly 30 years old. that he could control his affliction sufficiently to make public speeches. And his inferiority complex, brought on by his stammering and by his lifelong ro!e of fiddle" to the brilliant "second Edward, once found tongue in these words: "I seem to place an evil spell on any machine in which I take an especial interest," he spoke half whimsically, half in earnest, during an inspection tour of a factory. v Hoodoo for Machines. "Once to my surprise and dismay, I was dropped in a lift (elevator). Another time a supposedly foolproof stamping machine ejected 40 unstamped envelopes for my benefit. The threads ot looms, at times, break as I approach them. "In spite of these things, employers, I am glad to find, are still ready to welcome me in their midst." Another time, an oft told tale but illustrative of his realization of shortcomings, he exclaimed wryly, in public: "My chief claim to fame seem? to be that I am the father of j Princess Elizabeth." Today, the tall, grave mannered second son of George V can lool; back on victory over all these "bogeys." Stutters But Seldom. He has trampled the inferiority complex to a point where he is perfectly at ease, level gazed, commanding. He stutters only occasionally. He is by far the most physically fit of the four royal brothers. He has learned to make friends. By grinding perseverance, he has become an excellent horseman, a "crack shot, a strong swimmer, excellent tennis player. And although Edward always received the publicity as the world's best royal golfer, if Edward played his successor now. Albert would have to give him a couple of «troke*. Edward's handicap is H, Albert's has been newly reduced to 9. Finally, the crowning touch for the "understudy"—the son nobody noticed much today has the tfyes of the entire world upon him. Miss Marie Glushyn Will Present Pupils in Recital Thursday Marie Glushyn will present a group of pupils in recital Thursday evening at 7:15 o'clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Robinson. 1038 Third street southwest. In the group of performers will be Fanny Marie Wilson, Hazel Karnetz, Everette Trustem, Elaine Brunsvold. Esther McKinstry, Billy McNelly, Wanda Bishop, Pauline Soumas, Ralph Jorgenson, Lynn Rohde, Nancy Robinson, Edward Lembcke, Jack Tandy. John McNeil, Roger Bennken, John Argos,, Lois Payne, Deloris Payne, Evelyn and James Anderson. Billy McNelly, voice pupil of Mrs. W. F. Ingraham, will sing a group of songs. Accompanists will be-Marranna Sheffter, June Bishop and Thelma Lund. Gildner Division Meets for Holiday Party at Nelsons Gildner division of the First Baptist church held its annual Christmas party Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. E. N. Nelson, 925 North Federal avenue with 18 members and six guests present. The guests were Mrs. J. R. Hoi- man, Mrs. M. C. Fessenden, Mrs. George Smith, Mrs. Edgar Gage. Mrs. Jay A. Folsom and Miss Irene Hamblin. Christmas colors decorated the house and a small tree centered the table. Gifts were exchanged and members who have Sunshine friends left gifts for them. A handkerchief shower was given for Mrs. Warner Gildner. The gifts will be sent to Mrs. Gi!dner who is away for the winter. A talk was given by Mrs Barnett on Christmas, 40 years age and now. Carols were sung and old fashioned games played. Refreshments were served at the close of the afternoon. Mrs. Henry Miller was in charge. Townsend Club Plans for Christmas Party A Christmas party will be held by the Townsend club at the P. G. and E. auditorium next Monday evening, with President C. K. Kinney in charge, Christmas readings, songs and carols will be on the program. An auction sale will be held of gifts ranging from 1 to 5 cents which the members will bring. Monday evening the club held its regular weekly meeting at the P. G. and E. auditorium. The address of the evening 'was given by John Van Horn. Miss Marlys Brown sang several songs and gave several readings. Mrs. Agnes Bennett accompanied several of her.pupils who sang. Mrs. Margaret Armstrong read a selection from the Townsend Weekly. SLED HITCHING DANGERS CITED Warning to Children and Parents. Is Given by Safety Council. DES MOINES—Prompted by the tragic death of a 13 year old boy under z. heavy truck in North., Iowa, the Iowa state safety council Tuesday issued an appeal to motorists, parents and children of Iowa to refrain from the hazardous sport of hitching sleds behind motor vehicles. Parents and children 1 were warned of the strong likelihood of tragic consequences from this activity. Motorists were urged to refuse to let, their automobiles or trucks be used by children engaging in this pastime. • Parents' Aid Urged. "Police in the various cities of Iowa have recognized sled-hitching as an engraved invitation to fatal injury," said Mrs. C. C. Pye, vice president of the Iowa state safety council. "Acting on this they have adopted the policy in many places of impounding sleds thus used and requiring parents of children to reclaim them. "Strangely enough, many fathers and mothers adopt the attitude that the officers are trying to keep Johnnie or Willie from havin a good time. If these parents can be made to realize the seizure of sleds is being made for the child's protection, they /may be counted on to co-operate rather than oppose the police efforts." "Short Cut to Hospital." A newspaper photographer ar rived at the scene of the Mason City sled-hitching tragedy in tim to get a picture of the little vie tim's body before it was placec in an ambulance. The mother o. the boy gave her approval to a printing of the picture in the hop that it would save other Iowa lomes from a repetition of he crushing sorrow. "Hitch-hiking with a sled." Mrs Pye eoncluded, "is the shoi'tes road to the hospital or funera home for your boy or girl, Mr and Mrs. Iowa Parent." Records in the motor vehicle department show that thus far in 1936 there have been more than a half hundred coasting accidents on the roadway in Iowa, tending to prove that it's a winter hazarc which must be taken into accouu by motorists, parents and children. Edna Graves Given 30 Days in Jail on Charge* of llarceny Edna C. Graves, 118%. ,Soutl i Federal avenue, was sentenced to ' 30 days in the -county jail by Police Judge Morris Laird Tuesday on a charge of larceny. She wa arrested at the J. C. Penney store where it was alleged.she stole a black dress valued at $3.98. Albert Redding, 336 Twenty- sixth street southwest, was finec S5 and costs on a charge of intoxication. He was arrested about 5:3( o'clock Monday afternoon in the 500 block on North Federal avenue on a charge of intoxication. Adolph Komarek, Cresco, forfeited a $10 bond posted when arrested at Fifth street and South Federal avenue. at 2:50 o'clock Tuesday morning on a charge of intoxication. Junior Bureau Elects. EMMETSBURG-^Matt Kohistad of Rodman has been named president of the Junior Farm Bureau organization of Palo Alto county for 1936-37 and Rudolph Christiansen, Ruthven farm youth, has been Louise elected vice-president. Dammann, Emmetsburg, and Harley Hansen, Ruthven. were chosen secretary-treasurer and publicity chairman, respectively. Mission Group Elects. CRESCO—Officers elected Friday at the annual meeting of the Woman's Missionary society of the Cresco Congregational church are: Mrs. Herman Kull, president; Mrs. H. A. Warmer, first vice president; Mrs. J. H. Burgess, second vice president; Mrs. George Powers, secretary, and Miss Emma^Edminster. treasurer. The last two were Stanley Ray Sage Dies After Illness Stanley Ray Sage, infant son 01 Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Sage, 812 Polk avenue southwest, died ai the home of his parents Tuesday morning following an illness oJ four days. He was born Oct. 11 1936, at Mason City. Surviving the child are the parents, three brothers, Charles Louis, 11. Donald Dean, 6, and Clifford Nathan, 5, the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Mayo, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sage, both of Mason City. Funeral services will be held at the Patterson funeral home Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock, with the Rev. David L. Krata, pastor of the Church of Christ, in charge of services. Burial "will be at Memorial Park cemetery. Hi<?h Court Reverses Cerro Gordo Decision DES MOINES, OP)—The state supreme court- Tuesday reversed a Cerro Gordo county decision granting Genevieve Kehm, $1,500 damages against B. N., Bilts for injuries suffered when a car in which she was riding struck a bump over a culvert installed by Bilts. CIV £ A CORONA pert XMAS MAX BO YD L. C. Smith * Coron* Ty.p<wrU*r» 111 E. State St. Mason City Open Evenings Until 9:30 P.M. Until Christmas Starting Friday, Dec. 18 Will close at 6 P. M. on December 24 Give Her the Gift She Wants Most of All ... Pre-Christmas Coat Sale! VALUES UP TO $30.00! 19 88 Wards anticipated the Holiday prices and bought early to secure these startling savings for you! Stunning swaggers of fabrics selected. 14 to 44. Fur-Trimmed Coats •WORTH UP TO 19.951 Correctly styled of fine Jfil woolens, some lavishly furred! Priced sensationally low for gift-giving;. 14 to 52. 88 to $14.83 Just Received Girls' Brand New SNOW SUITS Worm and Light- Lacy Knit Worsted! - Shoulderettes Grand Gifts at 98 \ Kasha lined plaid jackets with wool fleece pants. Plaids, solid colors; contrasts. 8-14. Other Snow Suite .... 6.11ft Warm enough to thwart chilly draughts, but light as can be to wear. A good choice of knit-cuff styles in novelty designs. Typical Ward "buys"! Brusbed Sweaters**" 1 * mt Cap . 59c Gift-Pricvd *1 For'skiing, skating or school !-... Ribbed turtle neck, cuffs and' waistband. Sport colors 34-40.' Pull-on, visor and breton caps with matching scarfs in sports colon. Plain, striped. Metallic .. to glorify your dressy frocks 1 59 New! Thrift-priced! Close- fitting styles—very becoming above fur collars. All metallic cloth or combined with vel- yet. Veils and dressy touches. Knolihs , , a Knit Sport Cap I •C Fits any head! Pull it 'way down over your cars when the wind'i blowing. A cute gift! Warm Blanket Cloth c ROB£S 108 At » big WarJ saving! Soft blanket cloth robes that combine long wear with good looks. Plain or figured patterns. Small, medium large Beicon BUnket Robes.. 2.98 The Cardigan. a Clastic Sweater 198 Lovely soft zephyr. 7-button front. Long sleeves. Plain or novelty designs. 34 to 40, The Mid-Season Fashion Story is in PRINT See efce "New*" «t Wtrdt New York U glowing with prints—gay as confetti thrown against dark crepes! Wards chose the best one and two- piece effects and rushed them to you in time for holiday festivities. Priced for less, tool 12 to 44. _ Others from $2.98 to J9.95 ALL WOOL Flannel Robe 98 Quilled ROBES OF RAYON TWILL A W«rJ value at 3 PrictJ lower Two-tone or solid colors in fine, soft flannel. Buttoned or graceful wrap-around models. Other Flinnel Robes . . 4.98 They'll keep you -warm at well as looking your best! Contrasting color rayon lined. Tasseled cord sash. Colon. MISSES', WOMEN'S Ski Pants Metallic Biowe FOR SHINING ELEGANCEI . All Wool I Warm fleece with wonted cuffs. Slide fastener provides "3-in. waist adjustment 14-40. "JB8 A flamorou* touch for gtf holidays! Flattering style* for suits or skirts. 32-40. Montgomery Ward

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