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February 6, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 2

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?ra^||g^sggsgg^^ MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE : ^FEBRUARY 6 1931 SHEPARD FARM LOANS MR, LiAJTOOWNER: During the nineteen-years this oHioe has loaned more than ten million dollars to farmers in Northern Iowa and Southern Minnesota. We have a targe number of loan companies that give us exceptionally good service. Drop us a line and let us know i'our requirements. Our loans are made on the regular five-year plan and also 5n the amortization plan with liberal prepayment options and at lowest Interest rates. We also . handle city loans on good Mason City property and have some mortgages for sale to Investors. Long Distance U« M ml« Cl*«kM«»«*«fl Konms 501-513 PH. NO. 281-285 Hiign sineparci M -. «. A. BM B . MASON CITY. IOWA !i - Dorit choke ENGINE lest Test" at the price of ordinary gasoline · : · · · . - ' · INSTANT STARTING QUICK PICK-UP PHILLIPS 66 is made by. the world's largest producers of natural high gravity gasoline A little choke goes a long way when your tank is full of Phillips 66 ... the greater gasoline. The instant you touch the starter, it snaps into action like firemen answering a 4-11 alarm. The result is less drain on your battery and reduced crankcase dilution. Phillips 66 does this because it has a controlled January gravity of at least 68.4°. "We make it extra high test and charge nothing extra, because we know that mere claims won't win the favor of experienced motorists. That is why really different pep and performance are scientifically refined into Phillips 66 by the $320,000,000 Phillips organization . . . Try a tankful and you, too, will get the habit of stopping for gas at the Orange and Black 66 shield. Also Phillips 66 Ethyl at fhe regular price of Ethyl gasoline PHILLIPS PETROLEUM CO. Phono 3552 Mason City, Iowa BANKERS FOSTER SCHOOL PROGRAM !oK Hanford MacNider Is Member of Committee in Charge. Col. Hanford MacNider is a member of the Americanization commit- ee of the Iowa. Bankers association vhich" is in charge'of the organiza- ion's Americanization campaign taged between the birthdays of jincoln and Washington. This week he committee sent to member 'anks of the association and county cliool superintendents notification f this, its · ninth campaign. The ..letter urged adults and ichool children to give special con '(deration during the period to the ionstitution and principles . of the A.merican government. All individual bankers and coun- y associations, civic clubs, the 'owa Federation, of Women's clubs ind schools were asked to sponsor Patriotic meetings in their commnn- ties. · ,L. A. Andrew, state, superinten- lent of banking, is chairman of the association's Americanization committee. -Other members are C. C- Jacobsen, of Sioux City, presidenf of the association; A. G. Miller of Rock Rapids, R. E. .Jones of Webster City, F. S. Richards, · of McGregor, R. H. Sawyer of Shenandn- ah, A. E. Rogg of Nevada, J. M. 3inwiddie of Cedar Rapids, G. L. Mitchell of Maqupketa, H. J. Stuhlmiller of Fontanelle and T. W. Kriechbaum of. Burlington. WATERWAY VISION NEARING REALITY (Continued From Page 1). the Guif of Mexico could, not be overestimated, he wrote. ' Portage Is Cut. Today the portage Marquette walked across has been cut, and "Sarlic creek or the Chicago riv.er is connected, by a deep canal, with the 3es PJaines arid Illinois rivers. The Illinois waterway has been taken Dver by the federal government, its' ocks, dams and canals are being ebuilt. The unreliable Illinois river i being harnessed to man's will. 'Jans are being made to handle ,500,000 tons of freight right from be start. When -the waterway is complet- d,- however, it will hardly live up o the expectations of Marquette ud the other dreamers of the last wo centuries. Big lake boats can- ot be accommodated in a channel lat has" a minimum depth of only me feet; the principal traffic is ex- ected to be furnished by a very rab type of vessel--the barge. The new waterway project has iree principal parts. The sanitary istrict canal, 24 feet deep, ties on o^the.iChicago-river..and goes.,as ar-as .'Lockport witb .the installa-\ Jon- : of machinery- for the moyab'e bridges, this part will be completed. Partly Rebuilt. From Lockport down to Utica is he old Illinois waterway, nearly :ompleted once by the state and now being finished arid partly rebuilt by the federal government, -he large share of the work is be- ng dorie here, .on locks and dami or the Des Plaines and Illinois rivers. IN DAY'S NEWS ijeneral Jorge Obico, above, a general of the Guatemalan iirmy, is slated to become tho next president of Guatemala In the presidential elections of this month. Ubtco is jthe' coalition candidate and is unopposed. ing the count of aliens out of the census totals before a basis for redistricting is established. There are 7,000,000 aliens in the United States, of which lovya has few. Chicago hopes to get 12 p'r 1-1 out of the 27 seats Illinois will have. In Wisconsin two bills, one by the conservative republicans, one by the LaFollette forces, confine themselves to the method of selecting a committee to work out the problem. A resolution of protest against the loss 'of one seat has been sent to the senate judiciary committee in Vermont. South Dakota, which has two congressmen left, may elect both at large. If it becomes impossible in other states to pass reapportionment bills during the present legislative ses sions, congressmen would be elected at large until new alignments could be made. Below Utica the Illinois river is mostly navigable but the government project calls for dredging and other work all the way down t p . 3rafton where the Illinois empties into the Mississippi. The annual commerce on the Illinois, river has totaled only 150,000 to 200,000 tons in recent years, but Colonel Weeks said that after completion of the new waterway he expected at least 7,500,000 tons of^ freight to be handled eacn year. The only power development along the waterway is planned by the state.. Plants are to be constructed at Brandon Road, Dresden Island, Bells Islands and Starved Rock. Besides the Dresden Island and Brandon Road dams and locks' for which contracts were awarded recently, construction has yet to be started on the Marseilles dam an-i canal. There is also a great deal of work to be done at Joliet where the proposed water surface is no\v above the retaining walls. LURES OF OTHER SPOTS ARE CAUSE (Continued From Page 1). Texas three; New .York, New Jersey and Ohio two- each; Connecticut, Florida, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Washington one each. Town Battles Country. In the states where the greatest gains have been made the battle is between' town andi country. Los Angeles increases a metropolitan grip on Southern California; Detroit factory hands take-the scepter from Michigan countrymen; Chicago towers over downstate Illinois; San Antonio and Dallas rise in importance in Texas. Where this situation prevails the wetland dry problem also strongly leavens the political melee- whicu revolves around re-districting. The drys, believing the urban areas to be wet, struggle to escape their domination. The wets want pny new wet voices heard. · In most of the states plans are still indefinite. Tentative bills have been introduced in many legisln- tures but the real fight awaits tha warring days of the sessions. In Minnesota, where one district must be cut off, the finger points to that of Congressman Paul John Kvale, only farmer-labor member of congress. His is the smallest district in the state and may be the one abolished. Ilule Out Aliens. Iowa, standing to lose two seats, hopes congress will provide for rul- SENATE DICKERS TO SOLVE RELIEF (Continued I'njm l'«ffe 1). .her into the disputed lease on the commercial station at St. Paul, questioning former Assistant Postmaster General Bartlett. Chairman Hawley announced the ways an£ means committee would give final consideration next Tues- iay to bills proposing a cash re- lemption of veterans' .adjusted service compensation certificates. Re- mbUcari /leaders .expressed^ an ( ex- ieqfaUojr-the ^committee "woWd /approve a-bili to' increase loans on the certificates. · · · · ' · ! Hawley also said the committee next week will take up legislation to restrict oi! "imports, emphatically requested by the independent drillers of the Mid-Continent field. He predicted favorable action on a bill to embargo products of forced labor. Discuss Airmail. Assertions that .regular transoceanic' transportation by dirigible could not be established without assurance of airmail contracts were made before the senate commerce committee by officials of the Goodyear-Zeppelin company. A bill authorizing an appropriation of $5,000,000. for the construc- .ion of a naval dirigible base al Sunnyvale,. Cal., was approved by the senate naval committee. A senate judiciary subrcommit tee, .considering the Heflin bill t prohibit marginal trading on th New York stock exchange was toll one life insurance company had paii 2,191 suicide claims in the last foil years. A Worcester, Mass., insur ance company paid 12 such claims the witness said, attributing suicides to stock market losses. th MAY 12 MAY BE BOND VOTE DATE Election Three Months Away Would Give Time for - · Court Test. DES MOINES, Feb. 6. (A?)--Iowa would vote May 12 on the constitutional 'amendment to issue state road bonds under a joint resolution introduced today in the Iowa house of representatives by J. H. Johnson of Marion county and F. W. Elliott of Scott county. The date more than three months away will give opportunity, John- san said, for a supreme court test on the amendment's validity, if the legislature passes the Benson bill providing for declamatory opinions. Benson's measure is now being considered by a senate committee. Johnson explained that the' good roads forces would seek a legislative recess in April until after the election, in order to pass enabling bills for the bonds if the amendment should be adopted. Another bilf offered today,would permit counties to destroy records 10 or more years old. Representative John T. Hansen of Scott county, the" author, said his county's courthouse is filled with assessors' books and' other valueless papers dating back to 1840. Hansen also filed a bill to permit counties of 70,000 population to levy a one mil! tax for widows' pensions. 3ply only to Muscatine. Senator . F. Clark of Linn county, in this onnection, reported that 20 per ent of the bills before the legisla- ure called for additional tax levies, ut Hicklin replies he believed this 'as an actual need. The senate held up consideration t three appointments submitted esterday by Gov. Dan Turner be- ause the subcommittee was not eady to report. The ouse killed its first bill this orning when it declined passage f the Avery measure, giving mu- icipalities the right to license itin- rant photographers by a vote of 0 to 53. Bills passed by the house includ- Other House Bills By Hansen of Scott:- Appropri- ting $20,000 for expenses of dis- rict judges, from Jan. 1. to July 1, 931. ' By Senator White of Benton: Appropriating.$1,000 to aid worthy blind students in Institutions of .ipher learning-. By Tamisiea: Legalizing a S35,- 00 oond issue for construction of new city hall and fire station in Missouri Valley. · The house committee on public .ealth introduced several bills oday, among them a measure vhich would define a practitioner f medicine as a representative of any person who prescribes or fur- lishes medicine or gives treatment ly surgery. Another bill would require representatives of the healing art to designate" their school of medicine after their name. The committee sponsored another till relating to the issuance of in- unction for violation of medical tatutes by making such injunc- .ions permanent instead of tem r orary. EXECUTIVE GROUP MAY MAKE PROBE (Continue^ From Puce 1). lution providing for the investigation next Tuesday at 10:30 a. m. When the educational committees amendments to the house resolution were read, Senator Joe R. Frailey of Lee county moved that the resolution be made a special order of business Tuesday mornnig. There was no opposition to nis request. · · « "I am not opposed to the investi- jation," Frailey said, "but it is a momentous question involving the greatest educational institution in :he state. In fairness to everyone and for the information of the senate we should have time to study the question thoroly." Frailey said he intended to ask for a call of the senate Tuesday vhich would require the attendance of all the 50 members. Highways at Front. Highways improvement came to he front in the house again today vith the introduction of two new liils. A measure .by Representative Leonard Simmer of Wapello county and S. R. Torgeson of Worth would repeals all actions permitting issuance of bonds for ; secondary high- Tbrgesoh said-.it ; irras /thtelr;"idea £at s uch roads Vshtiuld; be imp'rbve d on a "pay-as-yourgo" basis. Another. bill, by Representative Torgeson and J. L. Randall of Lucas would limit the issuance of bonds for road imporvement to three per cent of the value .of .taxable property In the county. The present limitation is 4% per cent. Torgeson said the bill would permit issuance of '': approxifnately $110,000,000 in bonds, whereas under, the 4V 2 per cent 'limit, the issuance could be approximately $165,000,000. . Other bills introduced included one by Rppresentative p. D. Whiting of Johnson county which woulc appropriate 562,042 to pay for paving streets adjacent to and. thru the property of the University of Iowa Pass Two Bills The senate passed two bills, one by Kimberly of Scott county, giving special charter cities power to issue bonds for interstate bridges, and the other by Hicklin of Louisa coun ty permitting- a one mill tax f o building clubhouses in parks in special charter cities of less than 25,000. . Hicklin said the measure would $19.75 with all the style points characteristic of higher priced fashions 101 North Federal -- Mason City IN THE RADIO FRIDAY John Marvin, recording artist, over WJZ, WREN, WGAR and KDKA at 8:30. New type of program by the Eskimos, with Raymond Knight of the Cuckoos as master of ceremonies, WJZ and chain at 9. Fashion broadcast direct from Paris by Captain Edward Molyneux. WABC group at 10, Address by Secretary of State Henry L. Stimson on South America, via WABC and stations, 10:30 to [udges Name Bristow Declamatory Winners BRISTOW, Feb. 6 The declama- :ory contest was held Wednesday evening at the Brandenburg opera louse. Ten contestants took part. Vinners were: Oratorical, Ernest Brandenburg; dramatic, Fleta Overturf; humorous, -Dolores Ashworth. Judges were: Superintendent loffman and Miss Richards of the Allison school and Duane Stewart rom the Iowa State'Teachers col- ege. The winners will represent Sristow at^the county contest in Clarksville, Feb. 27. Winners of Kanawha Contest S e l e c t e d ; Seconds to Compete KANAWHA, Feb. 6.--Eleven out of 35 contestants who entered declamatory work this year spoke in the home declamatory contest i'n the high · school assembly Wednesday night. Those who placeit were: Oratorical, Ethel Nelson, first, Arther Cleveland, second; dramatic; Marcene Lien, first , Helen Munson. second; humorous, Lavonne Johnson, first, Leona Thompson, second. Those who won second will speak here next Wednesday night in the sub-county contest with the seconds from Britt. Corwith, Crystal Lake and Woden. Music was furnished by the boys' glee club with Miss Carol Prescott directing. Miss Mary Wheat is declamatory coach. 'Judges were Supt. C. M. Ross, Mrs, Ross and Miss Hall, all of Forest City. COURT TO TEST SMITH'S RIGHT U. S. Attorney Rover to Give Senate Use of His Namel WASHINGTON, Feb. 6. United States Attorney Leon Rover today consented to test in the courts the right of George Otis Smith to hold office as chairman of the power commission, "this was requested by the senate. He said he would permit the use of his name in bringing proceedings against Smith, but would not prepare the papers nor conduct the court hearings. He consulted' today with Senators interested in the case. Smith was originally confirmed by the senate, but reconsideration was voted and then his nomination was rejected. President Hoover meanwhile refused to resubmit his name to the ' senate. Elevator Manager Arrives. TITONKA, Feb. 6.--Stephen DeVries of Sanborn arrived Wednesday to .begin work in the Nortu Iowa Grain company elevator. Mr. DeVries will take the position of manager of the elevator March 1 al which time Clarence Schutjer, tho present manager, will move to ons of his father's farms southeast of Titonka. Rites Are Held for Mrs. Booten, Former Resident o£ Allison ALLISON, Feb. 6 . -- F u n e r a l services for Mrs. F. O. Booten were held Friday morning at Boone and burial was made at New Hartford. J. B. Weires received word of the death of Mrs. Booten : Wednesday morning. She was his sister. She had lived the greater .part of her life here. Surviving her jare her husband, two children Robert and Kathleen; her father, Michael Weires of Eldora;. four brothers, Ed and Paul of West Union, Fred and J. B. Weires of Allison, and three sisters, Misses Nelle and Eva Weires of Waterloo and Mrs. Harry Megan of Eldora. Flash of Dagger Starts Fight in Japanese Diet TOKYO, Feb. 6. (IF--The flash of a dagger in an ante-room of the Japanese house of representatives today precipitated a fight in which about a dozen persons, two of them members of the diet, were injured. Special Tie Purchase Feb. 7 to Feb. 14 69c,2 for $1.25 Values to §1.50 All New Tics TONE IN ON VVMT EVERY ' FIUDAY NOON AT 32:35

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