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January 6, 1936

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 7

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 6 1936 SEVEN SUSPECT IS NOT ZROSTLIK KILLER Gremmers State Picture of Fanning Is Not That . of Bandit. GARNER, Jan. 6.--Members of the Eppo Gremmer family in Orthel township west of Britt said Saturday night that Harold Fanning-, held at Kansas City, was not one of the bandits who held them captive sev- .eral hours after- slaying James Zrostlik, Britt farmer. Sheriff E. P. Hanson took pictures from the Kansas City police department of the suspect to them. The Gremmers said the picture bore no resemblance to the tall man in the trio of bandits. The large photographs sent here made it easy for the Gremmers to determine positively that this was not the man. The man who held them prisoner was not as tall as Fanning and the facial features bore no resemblance, they said. Meanwhile, county and state officers declared they would continue vigilantly in the search of the bandits who Nov. 2 shot the young Britt farmer as he was taking his wife, and baby to All Saints day service at the Catholic church at Duncan. That the bandits may have 'a. hideout in North Iowa and southern Minnesota and be responsible for five bank robberies in North Iowa is believed by many officers. Mrs. Zrostlik, who has lost 20 pounds, recalls with terror the fatai shooting of her husband and sometimes dreams of the crime. She is still unable to see out of her right eye and a piece of glass is working its way out now. Another piece of glass, which entered her eye as the bandits fired and shattered the windshield of the car, was removed while she was in a Mason City hospital. For weeks after the shooting, her small son cried whenever he was placed in an automobile. Mrs. Jackson Is Elected Head of Dumont Society DUMONT, Jan. 6.--About 35 attended the ladies aid of the Evangelical church Friday afternoon at the Rube Freese rural home. Assisting hostesses were Mrs. William Alexander, Mrs. Vern Ahrens and Mrs. George Ahrens. Officers elected were president, Mrs. Guy Jackson; vice president, Mrs. C. F. Roder; secretary, Mrs. Dave Noelting; treasurer, Mrs. Arnold Hartgraves. I. 0. O. F. Officers Installed. GREENE, Jan. 6.~-The I. O. 0. F. and Rebekah staffs from Clarksvillc installed the officers of the local lodges Saturday night. George Clifton is N. G. of the local lodge; Mrs. Agnes Harrington, N. G. of the Rebekah lodge. HAPPIER, HEALTHIER, with NEW GLASSES Graceful . . . youthful . . . the smart woman appreciates our fine Glasses. DRS.WflLS-KITCnlil OPTOMETRISTS 11.01/2 ]S r . Fed. Ave. Mason City Morgan, Banking Partners Face Munitions Inquiry When (he senate munitions committee, headed I)y Senator Gerald P. Kye (K.) of North Dakota, resumes its investigation, Jan. 7, of World war profits of munitions makers and their tie-ups with financiers and foreign interests, J. Pierpont Morgan and his banking partners are expected to appear as witnesses before the committee. Morgan made an appearance before the senate banking committee at the outset of the Roosevelt administration. Among the Morgan banking partners expected to be called by the committee are Thomas W. Lumont and George Whitney, pictured with Morgan and Kye. The federal communications commission has organized a federal radio education committee to study the proposal that congress allocate 6 per cent of radio broadcasting time to non-profit organizations or to persons affiliated with non-profit activities.--United Slates News. Return to Gary. GARNER--Miss Mildred McCul lough returned Friday night to Gary. Ind.. to resume her duties as dental hygienist in the schools after two weeks spent in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. V. McCullough. ANNOUNCES '25-A-MONTH TIME PAYMENTS AND A NEW U C C 6% FINANCE PLAN ' Any New Ford V-8 Car Can Now-Be Purchased for $25 a Month with Usual Low Down-Payment This $25-a-rnonth time-payment plan enables you to buy a New Ford V- 8 car through your Ford dealer on new low monthly terms. After the usual low down-payment is made, $25 a month is all you have to pay for any type of new car, including insurance and financing. Your cost for this extension of credit is only one-half of .1 per cent a month on your original unpaid balance and insurance. This plan reduces financing charges for twelve months to ft per cent. For example, if you owe a balance of $400 for your car and insurance, you pay $24 for the year of credit; if the balance is $200 you pay $12. Your credit cost for one year is the original unpaid balance multiplied by 6 per cent. U C G plans provide you with insurance protection at regular conference rates. You have not only fire and theft insurance, but $50 deductible collision, and protection against other accidental physical damage to your car. The Universal Credit Company has made these plans available through all Ford dealers in the United States. F O R D M O T O R C O M P A N Y Iowa City Doctor Is Freed From Charges by Directed Verdict IOWA CITY, Jan. 6. (.Tl--Judge Harold Evans Saturday ordered a directed verdict for Dr. F.'J. Rohnev, Iowa City physician who was defended in a 520,000 damage action charging malpractice. In his ruling following testimony by witnesses for Dorothy Dondore, plaintiff, Judge Evans asserted," 1 will not permit the jury to speculate on medical skill from the testimony of unskilled persons. The only evidence relative to the case by experts was in depositions from eastern physicians. This did not show standard practice in this locality. "Without the testimony of the local medical profession there is no competent evidence bearing on the treatment of this particular case." Miss Dondore charged that Dr. Rohner and Dr. A. W. Bennett had been negligent in the treatment of her mother who died in 1032. Dr. Bennett was awarded a directed verdict several weeks ago. Howard County Group Is at State Sessions CRESCO, Jan. 6.--Howard county Farm Bureau is being represented at the state corn-hog- meeting- at Ames Monday and Tuesday by County Agent Paul N. Payne; Committee chairman L. J. DeWalle and Committee one, H. J. Novak and Joe Hattlestad of the corn-hog allotment committee. Upon their return, members of the committee will begin a series of township nieeings throughout Howard county. Tiie first meeting will be held Jan. 8, in Howard township and the last one, Jan. 14, in Saratoga township. IRAN RECALLS ITS ENVOY FOLLOWING SPEEDING DISPUTE WASHINGTON, Jan. 6. (JP)--The Iranian legation announced Saturday that Minister Chaffer DjaSa! has been recalled by his government. The envoy from the Iranian kingdom (formerly Persia! recently figured in a diplomatic incident when he was arrested on a speeding charge at Elkton. Md. The minister's secretary, who confirmed the recall, said she was not informed as to the reason. She reported Djalal temporarily absent from the legation. She said the envoy had no definite plans yet for leaving the country. Djalal was arrested at Elkton, Md., November 27 on a charge of speeding. He protested to the state department. Secretary Hull publicly expressed his regrets but simultaneously £ave a general hint to diplomats that their diplomatic immunity should not be abused. BJasonic Orders Plan Installation. ALGONA, Jan. 6.--The three Masonic groups, including- the Eastern Star, Royal Arch Chapter No. 70 and the Prudence lodge No. 205, A. P. and A. M. will hold a triple installation of new officers Wednesday evening at the Masonic temple. Mrs. Beratha French will be installed Worthy Matron, M. J. McCall will be installed high priest of the Royal Arch order and Raymond Irons, worshipful master of the Blue lodge. Former Resident Buried. DECORAH, Jan. 6.--Mrs. L. D. Miller of Sioux Falls, known as the first woman u n d e r t a k e r in South Dakota, died at her home there. She was formerly Miss Minnie Rooney of Decorah. who left here in 1892 to make her homo in Sioux Falls, and later married L. D. Miller. Her two brothers. Frank and John Rooney of Decorah, attended the funeral. Sentences From lotva Politicians By GEORGE MILLS Town Daily Press Bureau. DES MOINES, Jan. G.--In single sentence statements Iowa political figures told the whole story of turbulent 1935. A survey today of the thousands of columns of state political news carried by Iowa newspapers last year revealed that Julius Caesar's famous six word statement "1 came, I saw, I conquered" had nothing in terseness on several utterances by "big names in the news" as they reacted to the big stories of the year. Following are some of the statements gleaned from the columns of 1930, from the hectic days of Inst winter's legislature down through the recently concluded O'Connor trial at Sioux City and the liquor seals investigation: Campaign Contributions. J. E. Van Liew, DCS Moines steel magnate (before Polk county grand jury on campaign contributions)-"I didn't give to the democrats because I loved them." Bernard Manley, liquor commission chairman, upon hearing of the .seals indictment returned against him--"Somebody lied to the grand jury." Governor Herring, on the seemingly endless seals investigation-"I'm getting so I hate to even look a postage stamp in the face." George Simpson, chairman of the board of parole--"Prisoners never lie to the board." Verne Marshall Talks. Verne Marshall, Cedar Rapids editor, while Max Duckworth still was county attorney at Sioux Ci'.y --"If Duckworth wants me to teil him what he already knows, I'll be happy to accomodate him." Lynn Gcil, explaining his record on witness stand at Sioux -City-"But I never server! a day." Tom Way, formrr highway commissioner, commenting on G. O. P.'s refusal to hold a pre-primary convention--"After all, the republican party has gone through hot primary lights before and won in the general election." New Mystery Figure. Assistant Attorney General Lehan Ryan, directing seals investigation -- "Has a n y b o d y seen 'Squeak?'" (Latest mystery figure in case.) Leo Wegman, state treasurer, speaking at Sioux City--"A3 tor me, the investigators can take three running jumps and go to hell." Horace M. Havner, former special prosecutor at Sioux City--"I'm sorry the (O'Connor) jury could not agree." Mike Mercurio, after reading Governor Herring's doubts as to Mike's dependability--"Don't you really believe me. governor?" E. J. Feuling, upon resigning as chairman of the democratic state central committee---"My own private business and my family are entitled to more of my efforts." Others Need Money. Lester Drcnncn, commenting on Steve Hill's appointment as state WPA director (Hill, Des Moines postmaster, draws no pay in the WPA job because federal rules forbid two salaries)--"I know many deserving and capable democrats who would be glad to get $6,000 or $7,000 a year." Andrew Stewart, most recently appointed liquor commissioner, in recounting his one and only experience with an alcoholic beverage 50 years ago--"I took two swallows of beer. I got one of them down and it came up." (Stewart doesn't even have a liquor permit book.) Lieut. Gov. Nels G. Kraschel, upon reading reports (later denied) that the governor was trying to get Kraschel a federal appointment-"I've done my own horse trading for a long time, and I think I will get better results if I continue to do so." "Heads Must Full." George Olmsted, (before his national Young Republican star began to set).--"some heads must fall." Senator Chris Reese idem.. Marshall) during a state senatorial debate on a proposed appropriation increase--"everybody seems to be represented here but the taxpayer." Judge Earl Peters to Max Duckworth at Sioux City--"You will have to take the consequences." Representative Avery (rep., Clay) during a house squabble over the liquor setup--"You don't have to have an affidavit to know there's a skunk in the woodpile." "Growing Like Blazes." Erwin Larson, member of the democratic state central committee's executive council--"All I know is north Iowa corn is growing like blazes and the republicans can't stop it." Harold M. Cooper, upon resigning as chairman of the liquor commission--"For the good of the cause of true temperance and proper solution of the liquor problem in our beloved state, I tender my resignation, being conscious of no wrong doing in my incumbency." Representative J. P. Gallagher, during another legislative debate on liquor--"We've got too many old ladies of both sexes to contend with." Floyd Page, attorney for liquor investigators, near the end of the session--"We're not through. We've got to quit." O'Connor ami Francis. Atty. Gen. E. L. O'Connor--"The attorney-general's office is concerned only with battling crime of a major type." Leslie E. Francis, former liquor commission attorney, upon hearing of the investigating committee's recommendation that he be removed from office--"It's all a lot o£ damned foolishness. George Lloyd, republican state central committee secretary, commenting on the Bch warrant investigation--"This headquarters has no connection with the matter, but, of course, is watching it with the common interest of the citizenry as a whole." One lot while they last absolutely free. No purchase necessary. STYLE SHOPPE CLEANUP Starts Wed.. ,lan. ft--10 a. m. FUR COATS Our JANUARY CLEARANCE SALE Is Now On! 9 QUALITY When you purchase a Marshall and Swift FUR COAT you can be assured of the BEST in pelts, lining, workmanship and style! SEE OUR DISPLAY OF BEAUTIFUL FURS Every Coat a Sensational Value! Open Evenings By Appointment -- Phone 788 - 789 11 O .f. lioumt FURRIERS j Groceri les eat Markets NO. 1 -- NO. 2 -- NO. 3 -- NO. 4 TUESDAY -- WEDNESDAY -- THURSDAY WE DELIVER $1.00 ORDERS We Reserve the Right to Limit MEAT DEPARTMENT Start to save money by trading at the Sterling Store. BEEF POT ROAST, Ib l i e BEEF CHUCK ROAST, Ib 16c RUMP ROAST, Ib 13c SIRLOIN STEAK, Ib 1 8c T-BONE STEAK, Ib 18c ROUND STEAK, Ib 20c SWISS STEAK, Ib 20c MINCEMEAT, 2 Ibs 25c NAVY BEANS, 9 Ibs 25c If you need a Iin!e extra money for things about the house, trade at the Sterling Stores. GRAPEFRUiT, 8 for 25c HEAD LETTUCE, large heeds 5c ORANGES, 2 do%en 39c ORANGES, Extra Large, dozen 39c RUTABAGAS, 8 Ibs 25e CELERY, larae stalks 1 3c RUSSETT POTATOES, bag 39c GUM DROPS, Ib lOc CHOCOLATE DROPS, 2 Ibs 25c P. G. SOAP, giant bars, 7 for 25c AL SMITH Al, when you make your talk in Washington, D. C., the last of this month, I want you to do me a favor. Let's look into the record as you used to say. Six states show a gain of 20% in business over 1934 and 26 states show a gain of 10%-19% in business over 1934; 14 states show a gain of 9% in business over 1934; 2 states show a loss. Iowa is one of the 6 states that show a 20% gain. In 1917 the old slogan was win the war at any cost. In 1933 the cry went up, save us, save us, what are we going to do? P. S. The 49 state (of mind) from one of despair, gained 90% to one of confidence over 1934. LUKE B. MILLER, U. S. A. CHASE SANBORN COFFEE, Ib 25c MONARCH BREAKFAST COFFEE, Ib 19c TOILET PAPER, 7 rolls 25c PINK SALMON, tall cans, 2 for 25c VAN CAMP'S TOMATO SOUP, can 5c SARDINES, 6 cans 25c AMERICAN LYE, 4 cans. 25c MATCHES, 6 boxes 17c BULK PANCAKE FLOUR, 5 Ibs .. 25c POTATOES, peck 20c POTATOES, 100 Ibs $1.19 MR. FARMER:--Bring us your eggs -- cash or trade -- any of the 4 stores.

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