Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 16, 1937 · Page 62
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 16 • 1937 IOWA POLICE ON 24 HOUR A DAY BASIS PROPOSED W. W. Akers, Investigation Bureau Chief, Asks * More Funds. DES MOINES, (£>)—W. W. power instead of the present 400 watts." The bureau chief said installation of around the clock state police radio broadcasts would be a "major step in combating crime in Iowa." He said 80 per cent of all crimes are committed at night and without a constant state police radio service criminals have a chance to get one jump ahead of the law, Need 24 Hour Service. "If we had both day and night service," Akers said, "Iowa sheriffs and peace officers would have a widespread information system to aid them in running down criminals. "As it is, we may lag behind for Akers, state investigation bureau chief, says his department plans to ask the legislature for enough I four or five hours. During that funds to put state police radio time, burglars, murderers or , , , „. .; , 'bandits in fast moving cars could broadcasts on a 24-hour a day | be Iar away from the scene or an basis. . Iowa job. Akers said 24 hour coverage of 85 per cent of the state could'be obtained by operating the Des Moines station during the night. At present the state's five police radio stations—at Des Moines, Atlantic, Fairfield. Storm Lake and Waterloo—broadcast the day. "If we obtain the funds for 24 hour radio service, the state police system could be in constant two- way radio communication with the police radio systems in surrounding states. Thus officers of a widespread area could be mobilized at only during a moment's notice." Technicians on the state investi- Station Being- Built. "We can get fairly wide coverage at night with the Des Moines station now being built," Akers gation bureau radio staff estimated the night broadcasts could be added at a cost of approximately 55,000 yearly for personnel, High School Band to Play From Music Hall Above is pictured the national championship Mason City high school band which will participate in KGLO's dedicatory program Sunday, fivinsr a program emanating by remote control from the Wagner-Mozart music hall. said. "It will have 1,000 watts power and maintenance, Congratulations Mr. Lee P. Loom is and Sears Roebuck & Co. CONGRATULATIONS... KGL . . . and along with all the others wish you unbounded success. PAGE LUMBER CO. PHONE 48 HOORAY FOR KGL NORTH IOWA'S RADIO STATION A Opening Program ~ Starts at 1 O'clock Sunday Afternoon, January 17. Northwestern States Portland Cement Co. MASON CITY "NORTHWESTERN" Portland Cement was used in the construction of KGLO transmitter house, in building the base piers for the 290-foot tower, and In remodeling of rooms for KGLO studio at Hotel HanTord. SCHOOL BAND TO BE HEARD National Champions Will Broadcast Sunday Over KGLO. I A varied concert by the national championship band of Mason City high school will be presented from 5:05 to 6 p. m., Sunday as one of the dedication fea- .turcs over Station KGLO. The program will be broadcast by remote control from the music hall. Conductor Carleton L. Stewart has selected two standard overtures, an ultra modern number, a medley of familiar songs and a descriptive number for the program. Bob Runyan will play a cornet solo with the band using accompaniment arranged by Bob. A clarinet solo played by three musicians in uni.son. Bill Pappas, Earl Fladness and Fred O'Grcen. will be presented. The band program will be: 1. "My Hero," march Alford Paraphrase from "Chocolate Soldier" 2. "William Tell," overture Rossini 3. "Southern Cross," cornet solo Herbert Clark Bob Runyan 4. "Deep Purple" .De Rose A modern number the composer has dedicated to Paul Whiteman 5. "In the Tavern" Nicode From "Suite From the South" 6. "Rigoletto" Bassi (Played by three clarinets in unison) 7. "Childhood Days"..Peter Buns Fantasy of familiar chilcjhood songs S. "Light Cavalry," overture. .. Suppc WHO Artists on KGLO Program TRIO FINED ON GAME COUNTS Man Ordered lo Pay $100 at Clarion; Hunted Pheasants. CLARION—George Roskamp of Norway township was arrested Friday by Game Warden F. H. Davis on a charge of hunting pheasants out of season. Roskamp pleaded guilty and Justice Oldham placed his fine at S100 plus costs. In case of failure to pay the fine the defendant will be confined to the county jail for 33 i days. i Clarence and Adrian DeWaard I of Norway tnwnship were arrested Friday by Game Warden F. H. Davis on a ch;uge of hunting without license. Both men pleaded guilty to the charge and Justice Glen Oldham fined each §25 and court costs, $15 of the fine being suspended during good behavior. Carl Sasse of Clarion was arrested by a state highway patrolman Wednesday on charges of failing to stop at a stop sign. Sasse was taken before Justice Oldham and find So plus costs or two days Jack Kerrigan, WHO announcer who first started In radio with KGLO's station manager, F. C. Eiehmey, at Rock Island, will be on the dedica~ tory program of the local station in a program emanating: from WHO Sunday. Harold Fair, who Is program director and assistant manager of WHO, Des Moines, will be among those to be heard from the Des Moines station on its dedicatory program to KGLO Sunday afternoon. The Song-fellows, quartet, will be heard on KGL O's d e d i c a tory program Sunday. Iowa Falls State Bank Re-Elects Smith Head Members m Iowa Job Insurance , -_ _ _ j -* '-' I > J V A .• VLJIJVJ -,'LIJI. J Sphm AVP Splprfpn ' " le I f >wa Falls State oerup /\re oeieciea meeting Tucsday ev DES MOINES, l/Pj—Garritl E. Roclofs, slate unemployment in- j \y. Repp, surance director, Saturday ap- ' pointed three staff members for the Iowa unemployment insurance setup. Dave Crum of Iowa City was named "director of public relations;' 1 W. J. Ryan of Fort Dodge, chief accountant: and Clyde Erskine of Centerville, personnel in- in the county jail. Sasse refused to pay the fine, i H. H. Veldhouse of Norway I ber o£ Commerce. township was apprehended Wed- j • I ncsday by Deputy Sheriff Thornp-i..,,,. , •., son on a charge of inebriety and VllllSCa Accepts [New brought before the sanity commission. His hearing was continued for 30 days and he was released on good behavior. IOWA FALLS-Stockholders jn bank in a evening reelected the board of directors, D. "" " •" E. Welden, J. W. Capwcll, Dr. R. M. Smith and A. C. Thornburg. The directors again elected Dr. Smith president of the bank and A. C, Thornburg was named executive vice president. The- directors also promoted B. L. Johnson from the post of assistant cashier to that of cashier. W. P. Nelson, manager oi the bank's Driver Cleared in Death of Man, 74 COUNCIL BLUFFS, (,<PJ—A coroner's jury Friday cleared Clarence Tyler of criminal liability in the death of Hans Peterson, 74, who was injured by Tyler's automobile while crossing a street last Dec. 22. Peterson died of a fractured skull. Witnesses testified that he ran into the side of Tyler's car. tcrviewer. Crum has been asso- office at Alder, was re-elected to elated with the Iowa Cily Cham-j that post. The directors reported 19.35 was one of the mos,t successful ycarsthe bank here has had. en Farewell Courtesies. OCKFORD—Several farewell courtesies have been extended i Miss Elizabeth Henrichs, first Plant Municipal Light VILLISCA, (/P) — The city council formally acce new municipal light^j^Ktat from the Fairbanks-J bonded valu company at. $144,500, payable in 16 years at a rate of 5 per cent interest. Rockford Man Given 90 Day Sentence by Judge CHARLES CITY—Rufus Dunkleberg, Rockford, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and Judge T. A. Beardmore sentenced him to hard labor in the county jail for 90 days. Dunkleberg w a s arrested in Charles City a year ago by Policeman F, V. Kritz. Slips Fixing Pipe and Suffers Burns on Head LEDYARD — August Sprank slipped while fixing the stovepipes in his home, burned his head severely and broke two ribs Tuesday. He is suffering from infection in the burns and is under the care of a doctor. Wamstad Named President. OSAGE—At the annual election of the Formers' Mutual Fire insurance company Brede Wam- stad was elected president to fill the vacancy caused by the deatk of Al Conies several months ago. Clyde Smith is secretary; W. H. Davis, adjuster; L. P. Tibbetts, John Hemann, and Fritz Muller, directors. Child Dies of Burns. SPENCER, (/P) —Janice Schuck, 2, died of burns suffered when a fire destroyed the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Schuck. Mrs. Schuck is in a critical condition from burns suffered in the fire. Officers said the blaze apparently started when Mrs. Schuck tried to start a fire with kerosene. $14,000 Grant Approved. IOWA CITY, (IP)— A grant of more than $14,000 has been approved by the federal public works administration for the construction of a community center here, Mayor Thomas E. Martin announced. The city has voted a $35,000 bond issue for a community building grade teacher, who left Thursday to assume her duties as teacher in the Chariton school. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schmidt entertained the. grade teachers at a 6:30 dinner at their home Monday evening. The school faculty entertained at a 6:30 dinner on Tuesday evening at the home of Supt. and Mrs. Lloyd Smith and Mrs. Eleanor Yenerich entertained at her home Wednesday evening in honor of Miss Henrichs. Miss Helen Ziesjler. Rockwell, has been selected to fill the vacancy here. Moves From Northwood. BRITT—Dr. Charles T. Bergen has entered into partnership with Dr. B. F. Denny. Dr. Bergen studied at the University of Minnesota and served interneship in St. Paul and Minneapolis hospitals. He has been practicing the past three years at Northwood. Helen Hayes broadcasts with her back to her supporting cast so that she can hear them better. She works at a mike by herself and the others group themselves arouno a second outlet. If she faced them, she would be farther away and pick up her cues less rapidly. Mary Livingstone refuses to eat j one bite of food on Sundays until after her show with Jack Benny is off the air. If she breaks this ielf- imposed rule, she says she doesn't feel right and is likely to turn in a bad performance- ATTORNEY ASKS REINSTATEMENT Duckworth, Former County Prosecutor, in Petition to Supreme Court. DES MOINES, (£•)—Max E. Duckworth, former Woodbury county attorney, filed with the supreme court Friday a petition asking reinstatement of his certificate to practice law. Duckworth surrendered his certificate Jan. 14, 1936, after the state supreme court decided he was innocent of contempt of court for refusing to testify in the trial of Atty. Gen. Edward L. O'Connor on gambling conspiracy charges. O'Connor was acquitted by directed verdict in a second trial after a jury in his first trial failed to reach a verdict. District Judge Earl Peterr had cited Duckoworth for contempt and sent him to jail for refusal to testify. The application* for reinstatement filed with the supreme court bore the indorsement cJE ,iudge F. H. Rice, and O. T. Naglestad, Carlos Goltz, A. R. Strong, Franklin A. Gill and R. A. OJiver, Sioux City attorneys. The attorneys said they were "acquainted with all the facts and circumstances which led up to" Duckworth's surrender of his certificate, and believed he should be reinstated. Rules for reinstatement to the bar provide the supreme court must set a date for hearing Duckworth's application. HANFORD DINNER MONDAY NIGHT Businessmen, Officers of Local Organizations to Attend. At the dinner to be given Monday evening at 6":30 o'clock in the Wedgewood room of tne Hotel Hanford by the Globe-Gazette and KGLO for businessmen and representatives of such local organizations as the Chamber of Commerce, the Trades and Labor Assembly and the Ministerial association, the entertainment will feature music and novelty numbers by Bobby Griggs and his orchestra. There will be a brief address by Fred Biermann, representative in congress, who is expected to stay over until Monday evening following the opening of KGLO on Sunday, and Mayor W. S. Wilcox will speak. Members of the staff of KGLO who will be able to get away will be introduced and a statement oJC the aims and objects of the station will be made. Whittemore Elevator" to Meet, Elect Officers WHITTEMORE—The annual meeting of the stockholders of the Whittemore elevator company will be held Tuesday in the Higgins hall. The meeting will be called to order at 1 p. m. Seven directors will be elected. Due to the bad weather and the condtiion of the roads, it has been impossible to hire a new manager for the elevator to take the place of Mr. Ault. who lias resigned. Directors are: M. W. Fandel, president; F. J. Balgeman, vice president; Frank Beslenlehner, secretary-treasurer; August Vaudt, Joe Loebach, Frank Foley and George WinkeJ. Ed Wynn gets so excited on the air, he frequently loses his place in the script. Recently this happened as he was about to introduce a great star and he couldn't think of the visitors name. Only frantic whispering by Graham McNamee eliminated an embarrassing situation. CONGRATULATIONS AND GOOD LUCK! • CLEAR LAKE COMMERCIAL CLUB CLEAR LAKE, IOWA Hansen and Waggoner, Mason City Architects, Drew Plans for KGLO Hansen and Waggoner. Mason City firm of architects, drew the plans and specifications and supervised the construction of KGLO radio station transmitter house on the west edge of the city and the studios on the second floor of the Hotel Hanford. The architects have had a part in the development of the station from the timt! plans for construction were first evolved last summer to the final finishing touches in decorating the studios the past week. CONGRATULATIONS SWEET CREAM BUTTER Hearty Congratulations to A Notable Achievement, Symbolic, Mr. Loomis, of Your Confidence in the Destiny of Mason City UNITED HOME BANK & TRUST CO. A Home Bank Owned and Operated By Your Friends and Neighbors

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