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TWO MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, DECEMBER 17 1936 personal safety but the government will never come to political terms with him." Chang's- legions were reported retreating on Sian in the face of advancing divisions of China's central army under General Ho. <Che "young marshal's" troops were said to be cut off from all aid to the east and outflanked by a loyal force to the west by the well-trained government troops moving in force to rescue their imprisoned chieftain. Rushed to Conference. Closeted with Elder at the residence of Dr. H. H. Kung, acting civil head of the central government, and Madame Chiang, the dictator's wife, was Dr. T. V. Soong, who flew from Shanghai to join the conference that may have paved the way to end the Chinese crisis. First Elder, a member of the executive Yuan, and then Dr. Soong, was rushed through the streets in a closed motor to Dr. Kung's residence. Their arrival caused mounting excitement in the small group of officials who \vere informed of their presence. The selection of General Chiang Ting-Wen as intermediaiy for the negotiations was considered significant. Cause of Rebellion. His appointment by the dictator to replace Marshal Chang as commander of the anti-communist forces in the western provinces was considered by many to have been the immediate cause of the rebellion. It was reported here fear-inspiring demonstrations of government warplanes over Sian had caused the,marshal's willingness to negotiate! Four hundred planes, one report said, darkened the skies over the provincial capital as an indication to the rebels of the Nanking government's ability to blow Sian off the map. Numerous air fields of Honan province are well stocked with the pride of the Nanking air force. The machines are of the latest models produced by America's foremost makers of military aircraft. Pope Pius Suffers Setback Blamed on Too Much Activity VATICAN CITY, (fP)— Pope Pius suffered what was described by his physician as a "setback" Thursday night in his recent progress toward recovery from partial paralysis and circulatory congestion. The weakening spell was reliably reported to have occurred during the evening while the holy father was talking with a visitor. Physicians attributed the pope's extreme fatigue to excessive activity during the day. Attention . . . "HALF-PINT SALE OF DRESSES and COATS for the YOUNG and FLIP ljyou're a size 11, 12. 13 or 14 • • • you're in luck • COATS Values to $68 One Group. Camels and Fleeces $13.75 FUR COATS Values to $98 79Z5 • DRESSES Values to $22. 1315 All styles... just for you. 00 y . ^<f '* PHILCO 1 AUTOMATIC 4 TUNING , NOW AVAILABLE IN 5 MODELS Here's radio's most important feature—no win 5 Philcos! 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"We've got to appropriate for them, and we can't cut down," More Than Original. He said the treasury-postoffice appropriation for the fiscal year beginning July 1 might reacn $2,500,000,000—some $100,000,000 more than the original sum for the current fiscal year. Representative Taber of New York, ranking republican member, who has been attending subcommittee hearings on this appropriation, said: "I haven't seen any signs of cutting down expenses so far." Part of the prospective increase in the treasury-postoffice fund, Buchanan indicated, may be attributed to placing the alcohol administration in the treasury and to giving the department added duties in connection with the social security program. . Half Billion Needed. Buchanan said he expected$500,000,000 would be needed to pay the government's share of old age pensions under the social security act. Subcommittee hearings also are under way on the fund for independent offices. These received $3 396,751,906 at the last congressional session, but $2.237,000,000 of this sum was for the bonus, which was not classified as an ordinary expenditure. The committee heard that President Roosevelt might be able, to submit the proposed federal budget to congress at the start of the approaching session. While they could not recall offhand any previous instance of a delay, Buchanan said "it won't make any difference." Postponement Possible. One reason for a possible postponement, he said, is that 13 agencies are being brought under the budget system for the first time. Previously they paid their expenses from receipts, but now they wi.ll have to obtain congressional appropriations and turn their receipts into the treasury. These agencies are the Reconstruction Finance corporation, Home Owners Loan corporation, Federal Housing administration, Commodity Credit- corporation, Public Works administration, Home Loan Bank board, Electric Home and Farm authority, Federal Farm Mortgage corporation. Surplus Commodities corporation, Federal Savings and Loan Insurance corporation, Reconstruction Finance Mortgage corporation and the two export-import banks of Washington. Gail Patrick, Film Beauty, Married to Robert Howard Cobb HOLLYWOOD", ' (#>)—Gail Patrick, Alabama film beauty, and Robert Howard Cobb, Hollywood restaurateur, were married at Tijuana, Mexican border resort, at 1 a. m., Thursday. A telephone call from the 24 year old actress awakened her brother, Pvichard Fitzpatrick. "Am I happy!" she exclaimed. Jacobsen Trial Is Set for Dec. 28tb OTTUMWA, UP)— District Judge C. F. Wennerstrum denied a motion to continue the trial of Franz Jacobsen, charged with the.killing of Catherine Leahy, drug store waitress. The trial is scheduled for Dec. 28. Defense Attorney C. C. Ayers Jr., Wapello county state representative, asked for delay because of the special session of the legislature. HDPLES GAS AND ELECTRIC AUNT HET By Robert Quillen "I reckon I'm lucky. I ain't had any trouble in-a year that a dose of soda or a new hat wouldn't cure." New Snow May Have Wiped Out Trace of Lost Plane Aircraft and 500 Men on Horseback, Snowshoes and Skis Hunt. SALT LAKE CITY, (£>)—New fallen snow.was feared to have wiped, out any trace of the lost "Western Air Express transport plane, its seven occupants now believed dead. As aircraft and- 500 men on horseback, snowshoes and skis concentrated a search in the Wasatch mountains 25 miles southeast of here, Lieut John Campbell, army flyer said: "Everything is white up there. It is very doubtful that the plane could be seen from the air because of the new snow. 'The only chance is that wind will whip up the new fall from the wings so the sun will shine upon them." Lieut Campbell had circled over the snow drifted region near which villagers reported hearing a plane "in trouble" a few hours after radio contact with the missing airliner was lost before Tues-* .day's fog-shrouded dawn. Frank Crimson, piloting the only radio equipped plane in the search, reported he "could see absolutely no trace" in a swing south of here along the Wasatch mountains. GLADYS WITT Missinp Plane's Stewardess Warmer Weather m Store for Iowa and Snow in South Part DES MOINES, (JP) — Murky winter clouds covered most of Iowa Thursday and the weatherman forecast that snow probably would fall in the south part of the state Thursday night or Friday,.. Temperatures, however, remained above normal and the weatherman said the-tendency was toward warmer rather than colder weather, forecasting a, minimum of 20 degrees in northeast Iowa Thursday night, 25 in the northwest section, and 30 -in the south half. The low reading early Thursday was 20 at Charles City, the high Wednesday 50 at Keokuk. MADRID FEARS INFANTRY RAID At Least 63 Killed, 200 Wounded in Insurgent Air Attack. MADRID, (iP)— Bombed Madrid feared Thursday its fascist besiegers would unleash another infantry-attack following an air raid in which at least 63 persons were killed and 200 wounded. About 100 government planes took the air against the invaders and, officials said, shot down four enemy pursuit planes and one bomber. Heavy fighting continued far into the night, centering around Boadilla Delmonte and the University City section. As the bloody civil war entered its sixth month, leaders of Madrid's defense said they were expecting 'Gen. Francisco Franco, insurgent chief, to send his Moorish legionnaires and picked troops once more against the gates of the capital. Workman Killed in Tumble Off Bridge OWATONNA, Minn.. (/P»—John Warnocke, 55, of South St.,Paul, bridge foreman for the Rock Island railroad, was killed Thursday when he lost his footing while at work on a railroad bridge across Straight river, two and a half miles north of Owatonna, and fell about 50 feet RADIO PROGRAM STATION WOT. AMES FRIDAY, DEC, 18 7:0n a.m,—Matins. 9:00 a.m.—"Richard Carvel,' Ruth Galvin. 2:00 p.m.—Howard Cliasc at the Console. 2:30 p.m.— Si m p s on Conservatory of Music. 3:30 p.m.—The March of Science. 4:00 p.m.—Iowa SUtc Medic*! Sociely. SUBCOMMITTEE HARD AT WORK One Provision Drawn Up for Model Employment Insurance Act. DES MOINES, Off)—Working against a Monday deadline with one provision drawn and several major questions yet undecided, the Jowa subcommittee on socialAse- curity resumed work on a "model" unemployment compensation law Thursday. The ene provision now drafted would extend unemployment benefits to about 280,000 Iowa workers. Employers of four or more persons would be subject to the law. Other major issues of the law which must be enacted before Dec. 31' to permit the state to obtain three million dollars of social security tax funds, will be drafted before the special legislative session meets Monday. Thursday the subcommittee considered various types of funds which could be set up under the social security act One of the questions to be decided was whether the . compensation fund would be placed in one pool with no separation made between employers or whether the funds would be established in individual accounts. . Other -questions included the rate of tax, maximum and minimum benefits, and methods of administering 4h.e law. The committee decided that special permission \yould be required for employers ol fewer than four persons to pay the tax and extend the unemployment benefits to their, workers. Garritt Roelofs, chairman, said that it would be impractical to include smaller employers because of expense in administration. Baptist Young Persons Hold Rally in Corwith CORWITH—A young peopii's rally was held at the First Baptist church Tuesday evening with guests present .from the Baptist churches at Grur.dy Center, Goldfield, Britt, Forest City and Luverne. The Rev., A. G. Annette of Grundy Center talked on "Killing Our.Giants." Singing was led by the Rev. Clarence Sharer of Forest City and the Rev. Knulson of ,Goldfield led the prayer. Mrs. Trumble Head of Klemme R. N. A.. Lodge KLEMME—Tfce Klemme Royal Neighbors elected Mrs. Sumner Trumble, oracle: Mrs. . Henry Helps, vice oracle; Mrs. George Loirborn, secretary. Mrs. Clarence Waterman, treasurer; Mrs. Edwin Jacobs chancellor; Mrs. Martin Barz. marshal; Mrs. Will Kirkwood, assistant marshal; Mrs. Fred Kluckhohn, inner sentinel; Mrs. Paul Grange, outer sentinel Appointive officers and installation will be in January. TRIES TO SHOOT TOWN MARSHAL Kettleson, St. Ansgar, in County Jail on Murder Attempt Charge. OSAGE—Sherifi • Charles Kathan said Thursday- that Floyd Kettleson, 40, St.' A'.isgar, was held in jail in default of. a $5,000 bond on an attempted murder charge. Kettleson, who unsuccessfully tried to shoot Marshal Lee Obermeier of St. Ansgar when the hammer of his.£un hit a blank chamber, according to officers, waived preliminary hearing. Justice A. L. Hungerford bound Kettleson over, to the February term of the grand jury. Kettleson is a teamster at St. Ansgar.- Called By Wife. Marshall Obermeier said he was called to the Kettleson residence Tuesday at about 5:30 in the afternoon by Mrs. Kettleson who said her husband had slapped ner while they were bitterly engaged in a family argument. As the marshal approached Kettleson to arrest him, he said, the teamster snarled "You aren't man enough to arrest me," and-pulled a ,22 revolver from his overalls pocket. He pulled the trigger but the hammer fell on one of three empty chambers in the rss'Olver and before he could pull the trigger once more, Marshal Obermeier had reached him, grabbed his arm and the two scuffled about the room, Tried to Shoot Aj/ain. "He tried to pull the trigger again," said Marshal Obermeier, "but Mrs. Kettleson wrested the gun from him as we fought for it" Kettleson no longer resisted arrest after he was disarmed, said the marshal The Ketilesons have been married for 15 years. According to officers, they have before been a source of trouble and the Tuesday cail was but one o* several made the past 7 years because of family arguments. GETREADYFOR EXTRA SESSION Herring Formally Appoints Four Senators and Four Representatives. DES MOINES, W) — While a subcommittee worked on a draft of a state unemployment insurance bill, .statehouse employes prepared for the opening of the spe/i-.ial legislative session Sunday. Some state .department divisions, no-v occupying legislative space. w«re to be moved temporarily. Gov. Clyde L. Herring formally appointed four, senators and four representatives to fill vacancies in the assembly. Those appointed to the senate were: Hugh G. Guernsey. Centervillc; H. W.. Edwards, Tingley; A. E. Austine, Oskaloosa, • and B. C, Whitehill,' Marshalltown. House members appointed were: Harlan C. Foster, ' Mount Pleasant; W. A. Whitney. Seiners: Frank S. Lovrien, Humboldt and Walter Dietz, Walcott Three new senators, elected to fill unexpired terms, will take office automatically, the governor said. They are: G. R, Hill, Clarion: Frank Pelzer, Marrie; and J. J. Gillespie, Des Moines. . Two representatives — A. R. Weed of Madison county and M. <J. Gaughen of Delaware county— have moved from their districts, the governor said. He stated the legislature itself will decide whe- they they are to be seated for the special -session. Ousted Fort Dodge Chief Files Appeal FORT DODGE, W*)—James J. Huebsch, removed from his office as police chief and discharged from the Fort Dodge police department for "neglect of duty" filed an appeal to the civil service board Wednesday afternoon asking for reinstatement. 118RotanansMeet at Clarion Session CLARION—One hundred ,and eighteen Rotarians of Fort Dodge, Humboldt, Eagle Grove, Webster City and Clarion were present Monday evening at a 6:30 o'clock dinner at Hotel Moore in Clarion. Community singing was led by Mr. Cook of Humboldt, after which Mr. Woods of Eagle Grove gave three vocal solos. A talk :on Rotary as applied to the individual was given by A- C. Fuller of Cedar Falls, district governor. Barion Is Named Head of Woodmen at Luverne LUVERNE—The Modern Woodmen elected: Counsel, M. L. Barion; advisor, Marx Schweyter; banker, Arthur Hof; escort, Luther Nygaard;-sentry, Charles Nygaard; watchman, Harold Worby: manager, J. W. Worby,.and secretary, H. C. Allen, who is .appointed by the grand lodge. Meservey Juniors to Present Play Friday MESERVEY—The high school juniors will give their class,play, "Sis Perkins'' Friday night in the gymnasium. FOR HOLIDAY BREAKFASTS tf Je IOWANA PORK SAUSAGE * IOWANA BACON ASK YOUR DECKER DEALER « THREE BURN TO DEATH IN HOME Mother, Two Children Die as Father Saves Baby and Himself. JANESVILLE, Wis., (£>)—A mother and two children burned to death early Thursday as fire destroyed their home here. The father and another child saved themselves by jumping from the second story of the building. The woman, Mrs. William Ryan, 40, died apparently of suffocation. Her body was found at the top of the stairs in a two- story frame and brick building. The bodies of Frances, 6, and Billy. 5, were found badly charred, under a bed. A dog's body was found in front of the kitchen stove. lllr, Ryan leaped to safety, carrying a 4 months old baby in his arms. They were taken to Mercy hospital. The fire followed an explosion, believed caused by an accumulation of coal gas. PHOENIX SOCKS FOR CHRISTMAS Give them to Dad, big brother and the "boy friend" to make them comfortable and proud of your good taste. Lively patterns, smart new tones in ^^ ^_ fine silks and lisles, embodying ^T ^^ long-wearing qualities and authen- ^^ • B^^ tic style. Any way you look at' it ^ J \*J m^ ; Phoenix Socks are THE gift- +* ^* ^* '.).-\ — MASON CITY'S'CHRISTMAS>STORE f*r ME* ABEL &iSoN INC. AT NUMBED SEVEN} SOUTH FEDERAL FOR CHRISTMAS him a A Finchley hat is a delightful way of giving a gift he'll enjoy the whole year long. If you prefer not to select it yourself; buy a gift certificate in the amount you wish and give it to him Christinas morning. You can be certain he'll appreciate a Jinchley. \ • ) ;-. IP ,,F MAS OH CITY'S - CHRISTMAS^! STORE /£? MEN ABE L & |S o N INC. AT NUMBER SEVEN] SOUTH FEDERAL i

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