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February 5, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 10

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is: MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE BONDS DEFEATED IN POCAHONTAS Special Election Is First o Three Ballots in Iowa : for Month. X POCAHONTAS, Feb. 5. UP}--1 : proposal to 1 issue $833,000 worth o primary road bonds .was defeats yesterday at a special Focahonta county election. It was the first o three county road bond election scheduled for this month. Next Wednesday, Ringgold conn £ty will vote on a 5725,000 issue whil - on Reb. 17, Humboldt county voter \ will pass on an §800,000 proposal. None of the counties at presen " .has any pavement on its primarj roads. The . defeated Pocahonta county bonds were to have bee 1 used to pave highways 5, 17 am 10, the latter of which is included in the two cross state roacis which wt be paved across Humboldt count; if the bond proposal is approvec ,, there. The other Humboldt count; »· cross-state road is No. 169. ». Passage of Ringgold county bond ^ will expedite the completion of pri " mary No. 3 as an, all-surf aced high way the length of the state eas and vffit. No. 3 now is paved from Council Bluffs to the west Ringgol county line. It is uhpaved in Ring gold or Delaware county but grav eled the east half of its distance i the latter. There also is a short un paved strip in Lee county, the onl .portion unpave'd from the east Dela · ware county line to the junction o ·'.', No. 3 with U. S. 61 at Fort Madi «· son. FEBRUARY 5 1931 AT THE HOSPITALS Henry Degen, 116 Monroe avenu -. southwest, was admitted to Par "· hospital for a major operation Wed nesday. , « _', Clarence Brown, 1541 Pennsyl vania avenue northeast, was dis -. missed from Mercy hospital Wed ·^ nesday following: treatment. Jake Sprau, Meservey, who under,", went a minor operation at Mercy hospital, was dismissed Wednesday Lula Nedved, Garner, who underwent a minor operation at Mercy hospital, was dismissed Wednesday Miss Betty Law, Eadmai hotel, was admitted to Park hospital for a minor operation Wednesday, Miss Gladys Johnson, Clear Lake,, was admitted to Park hospital for a minor operation Wednesday. Thelma Farmer, 356 Kirk apartments, was admitted to Park hos- i pital for a major operation Wednesday. Fred Eddy, county home, was admitted to Park hospital for treatment Wednesday. L. Coon, Mitchell, was admitted to Park hospital for treatment ' FIRST STEP IN BOULDER DAM CONSTRUCTION SPECIAL GRAND JURY GETS FUND County Responds at Last to Complaints of Probe Group. CHICAGO, Feb. 5. (.P)--After issuing two statements decrying what it termed the complete absence of co-operation, the Cook county special grand jury charged with investigating the alleged alliance between the police, crime and politics, today found itself in sudden possession of 550,000 with which to carry on a search for evidence. The fund waa made available last night after a special'session of county commissioners who' objected to the criticisms that they had previously neglected to vote the appropriation. The grand jury broke its'silence yesterday by declaring that much of the "calamity howling" done by "so-called reform organizations" was based upon niere report. It also characterized statements attributed to Albert R. Brunker, chairman of the civic safety committee, made in Boston, as "hearsay, general in character and not competent evidence whatsoever." Brunker had been; quoted as saying that 80 per cent of Chicago's judges were criminals and that the ·Valentine day massacre of 1929 was performed by 'policemen. He later declared that his statements had been misinterpreted. YOUTH SAYS HE SLEW BROTHER Act?ch Not Determined Yet Against 17 Year Old Slayer. STEVENS POINT, Wis., Feb. 5: f/P)--Anton Rike, 17, confessed slayer of his bother, John, 25, was held in the Portage county jail today while District Attorney John Meleski attempted to determine what action would be brot against the youthful slayer. Because of Anton's age, Meleski said, it appeared'the case would-be tried under Wisconsin's new children's code which provides sen- tences to the reformatory until th« age of 21 as the maximum'penalty for juvenile criminals. ' '· ' Anton confessed, authorities said he became enraged because John would not permit him the use of an automobile and he shot John in the back of the head with a shotgun while they rode in the car Monday night. Then, the confession said, Anton tied the body to the rear of thu car and dragged it across a field. The body was found plunged' head- down thru a hole in the ice in th» Wisconsin river where Anton admitted placing it. Will launch Wesley Campaign. MT. PLEASANT, Feb. 5.--Mora lhaa 2,000 persons will attend th« big educational rally to be held her« Friday to mark the official launching, of the Iowa Wesleyan college campaign of completion. With the railroad from Boulder junction to tiie site of Boulder Cits', Nevada, opened the actual construction work on'the mighty Colorado dam project 's completed. Photo shovw! a line which stretches 22 miles across the Nevada desert to thn model city for workers. first phase of section of the WHEAT SHORTAGE POSSIBLE, LEGO If Drought Continues Supply Is in Danger, Says Farm Board Head. WASHINGTON, Feb. 5. UF-- Chairman Legge of the farm board today declared a shortage of wheat was "entirely possible" if the drought continues. Legg-e cited last year's carryover as only 40 per cent of normal as a contributing- factor. The drought has affected wheat eriously in the middle west, but le said it was too early to predict how f a r r e a c h i n g t h e results 'Quid be. The chairman said conditions in le main were serious and that in he far west, where the wheat apparently is in the best condition at present, harm -was threatened by ack of snowfall in the mountain country. Lifelong Resident of -Gilmore City Is Dead GILMOJrlE CITY," Feb. 5. (If)-Henry Sorenson, 50, lifelong resi- dent of this city, died last night of injuries received.when he fell from a tree he had been trimming. He fractured his skull. -iJflt-V"**'· ".^w.^r V^^iij".^r* til - v f .VftiS ''O.QTTXlt% :ea"tp";Mercy -inoapital f bir a r ~inajor ^operation Wednesday. Mrs. Harvey Armstrong, Clarion, was admitted to Mercy hospital for treatment Wednesday. ;, Miss Greta Cunningham, 728 Polk ·avenue southwest, was dismissed from Park hospital Wednesday following treatment. Donald LeRoy Rosenbaucr, route No. 2, Clear Lake, was dismissed from Park hospital Wednesday following treatment. Eunice Eckard, Clear [Lake, was dismissed fronVPark hospital Wednesday following treatment. MERSON COMES TO END OF TERM No Successor Is Likely to Be Chosen for Some Weeks. '·- WASHINGTON, Feb. 5. .T-- ·George Akerson, secretary to President Hoover, today reached the enc of his official connection with the white Ijouse. The chief executive has selectee no one yet to,take his place. It was said at the white house that prob- bably no successor would be chosen for · several weeks. In the interim Secretaries Lawrence Richey and Walter Newton will divide the re- _sponsibilitics that 'until today were lAkerson'd. - The retiring secretary planned to leave for New York today to assume an executive position with a film company.' Thompson Man Will THOMPSON, Feb. 5--Services for Herman. Bendickson, 76, who died Tuesday morning at a Mason City . hospital will be held at the Bethany J Lutheran church Friday at 1 o'clock. The Rev. J. J. Skarpness, pastor will officiate. Burial will be in the Rose Hill cemetery. . There must be unimportant jobs, else what would become of the man who is proud of the fact that bin beard is tough.--Davenport Times. BABY HAS COLIC /"OLIC comes suddenly. Your first intimation V« that something is wrong may be a warning cry in the night. 'If you have a bottle of Castoria .k^dy.you ne^n'tworry, for a little tof this pure .vegetable remedy will soon n'ave baby : tis happy . self again; let him go back to sleep. 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