Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on September 29, 1949 · Page 2
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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, September 29, 1949
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24 Sept. 28, 1949 m»son City Globe-Ga^ll*, Mason dly, I». . GIANTS AT WORK—The immovable object was moved this time but St" witholt much effort. The huge Rock Island locomotive which got off on a spur near 1st and N W Monday morning and proceeded earthward was put back on the path of right at 6:45 p. m [ Tuesday after a full day's work. "Sidewalk superintendents" filled the area during the day *as the huge Rock Island crane, brought up from Des Moines, was pressed into duty. The crane weighing 260,000 pounds, can pull more than its weight. Work started at 10 a. ir,., Tuesday and was interrupted at times by scheduled trains. A rail was placed flatwise under the train to get it back on the track. The only damage to the building alongside was slight, to the chimney when the crane' hit a small section of the top of it. A crane borrowed from the local Milwaukee yard at the start was found to be too small for the Keep Your Home Bright and Cheery the easy way use SIMONIZ We Hqve a Complete Line 59c Quarts 98c Simoniz Self-Polishing Floor Wax . Pint. . . . 20 E. State Phone 17 Chicago Boys Let Trains Run Over Them Chicago, (U.R)—Two tcen-agecl boys Wednesday told police that it was "great Cun" to lie under railroad tracks and let (j trains run over them. Police were checking whether the pair had broken any laws. They hoped the boys' stunt wouldn't start a new thrill-seeking fad among the city's youth. Raymond Salarnan, 16, and Thomas Collins, 15, were seized Tuesday night by detectives from a cruising squad car. The officers watched them steal furtively up the embankment of The Chicago and Northwestern railroad and squeeze into a shallow trench under the ties. When Detectives, James O'Neil and John Pretzel reached the tracks they had pulled a sheet ovqr themselves and were wailing for the first tram to roar over them, a bare 6 inches from their faces. "We were doing it just for a kick, we like to lie under the tracks and watch ihe trains go by," they explained to the astonished officers. They told O'Neil and Pretzel that they discovered the opening, about 10 inches deep, last week and crawled into it. Six fast suburban trains whipped over them. The only trouble, they said, was that the trains sprayed them with soot and dust so this time they brought along a sheet to protect their clothes. Admit Kidnaping Mandan Policeman Fai'go, N. Dak., (U.R)—Three St. Paul gunmen pleaded guilty to charges that they kidnaped a North Dakota policeman during a wild 4 state manhunt last spring. They entered their pleas in federal district court and also ad- huge engine. Wednesday the area was quiet again with only a signalman in evidence. Wins 4th Place Wesley—The Elmer Thompson family, Bob Reynolds, and Donna and Shirley Seefelt attended a national championship cycle hill- climbing contest at Dubuque Sunday. Elmer won 4th place in the novice class. Three birds which cannot fly are the emu, kiwi and ostrich. 20 E. State Phone 17 8 Dependable, Pleasure-Giving DELTA Homecraft Power Tools 8 dependable, pleasure-giving HOMECRAFT Power Tools JKow you can slait that -workshop you've people like you — hobbyists who use tool* dreamed about — or^expand your present shop alt and on. folks who want a lot of depend- .t.-.., r . T-. able,service ... a lot of fun ... a lot of healthful relaxation. i — without spending a lot of money. I Yes, on a limited budget, you can have a ! Teal shop—filled with Homecraft Power. Tools. ,-lhese popular tools are designed just for timj an* Motor Extra HemicroFl Circular Saw,' No. 34-110—Cuts stock up to 2V4" thick. Hip* to center of !3" panel. 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Got Ice-Mint todai —»t all drucgiiti. milted charges of driving a stolen police car across the South Dakota and Nebraska.state lines. They kidnaped Patrolman Ralph Scnn, 25, Mandan, N. Dak., during a chase that follov/cd the slaying ol' Policeman Fred Babcouk, Jr., of Richfield, Minn., last June The trip, along with Gustav Johnson of Minneapolis, have been indicted for the Minnesota murder. Bradford—Mrs. C. B. Jones and Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Jones accompanied by Mrs. Mae Jones oC Hampton visited relatives in Mitchell Sunday. PRACTICE LIMITED To PLATE WORK 302 SOUTH FEDERAL Mason City Notice Slightly Lute Spokane, Wash. (U.R)— The' mailman delivered- a postcard to the residence of H. F. Kriisc. Addressed to Dr. D. Mason, nounced a coming meeting of the Knights Templar lodge. The postmark was March 13, 1912. Wonderful wear feyer/ It's absolutely amazing the amount of household trrJTic Gold Seal Congpleum can take — without showing wear and tear! Its wear- layer of hcui-loughencd paint and baked enamel is equal in thickness to 8 coals of the best floor paint applied by hand! This special feature, plus the gayest array of patterns and colors in years, makes Congoleum far and away America's favorite budget-priced floor covering! See it — in rugs or by the yard —at your dealer's today. Look, loo, for the famous Gold Seal money : back guarantee! 6 1949, Congoleiiin-Nairn Inc., Kcarny, N. J. Mason City's • • « o 100% Pure Woo liKt&it: extra trousers $13.50 Other Clipper Craft Suits at $45 and $50 Clipper Craft Topcoats $40 and up Looking for a suit buy that's really a whale of a buy? Look at our collection of Clipper Craft suits in pure wool worsted! There's style, fit, value and quality packed into every inch of these fine suits . . . quality that you'd expect to cost you far, far more. How come the low tariff? 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