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February 7, 1931

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

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE ·".TV r ilS» 1 Wi)'"·''*"· · v-'-v- · . ^^---^ FEBRUARY 7 1931 DERRER IS GIVEN VERDICT IN SUIT BROT BY KOGLE D e f e n d a n t Is Winner in $2,500 Lawsuit; No Appeal Expected. Altho five days are allowed by statute for the filing of motions for a new trial or an appeal, no I by the Clock." IN THE RADIO WORLD By C. E. BTJTTERFIELD Associated Press Radio Editor (Time is central standard thruout NEW YORK, Feb. 6. UP}--Mys tery books in drama form, are t be given a tryout in broadcasting Starting next Monday eveninj a different detective novel is to b carried each weeic ny WABC an stations in six 15-minute Install ments. The first is to be "Murde further action is expected in the case of W. H. Kogle vs. Henry Derrer, in which the jury found for the defendant Thursday afternoon. The jurors deliberated less than two hours on the case and apparently had little difficulty in reaching unanimity in their verdict that Mr. Kogle was not entitled to damages in his action for alleged personal injuries. Mr. Kogle sued the defendant, who is a student in the Junior college here, for 52,500, alleging that he was run down by a motor vehicle driven by Mr. Derrer. The accident occurred on South Federal avenue and Second street just as Mr. Kogle was in the act of walking across the thorofare. The plaintiff was represented by John Robinson and the defendant by L. R. Boomhower. HAMPTON SECOND INBIG6DECLAM Humboldt Is First in North Central Six Conference Competition. CLARION, Feb. 7.--In the North Central six conference declamatory contests Humboldt placed firs Hampton second, _ Algous thirc Clarion fourth, Eagle Grove fift and Webster City sixth. Contest were held at the six schools Thurs day afternon and evening'. The Clar ion speaker in the dramatic class competing- here, won first place over the other five but was disqualiftec when she had an overtime of 3] seconds. This was Janey Storer Phillip Spence, who placed first in extemporaneous at Webster City, will enter the state district contest at Webster City Monday. In the oratorical class will 'be Janey Storer These two, with Mildred Williams in the humorous class, won first places in the home contest held in 'Clarion Jan. 8. Introduction to the mystery wil be the theme of the Monday nigh broadcasts, while on the next fou nights the crime will be recon structed. Saturday will be "las chapter" night when the solution t the mystery will be revealed. Rosaline Green, radio dramati actress, will have a leading role and the program is to go from 5:4 tc 6 p. m. Altho he has suffered a broke! anlcle, Tom Powers, Broadway fav orite, will be in his place for th broadcast of the one-act piay b' WEAF and stations at 6:30 p. Sunday. He will go to the studio on crutches, and sit down to say hi lines. The NBC network which wil present President Hoover's Lincol birthday address will be the WJZ chain, not the WEAF hookup, a first announced. The WABC network over whio the Rev. Dr. Donald Grey Barn house broadcasts each Sunday ev ening from Philadelphia has bee increased, by five stations. Charlie Chaplin, in New York fo the opening of his new picture, de clined an offer by NBC to broad cast a short talk on the film. Chai officials could not say why he hesi lated to face the microphone. SATURDAY Second anniversary program Dr. Thatcher Clark's French lesson 4:00 over WABC and others. Return of Ted Husing's spor slants, WABC group at 5. Hour of slumber music over WJ and hookup at 10. Little Jack Little WEAF setup at 10:45. MRS, 6RAUND, 82, . . . . -- · =· D i e s Suddenly; Rites Arranged for Sunday at Residence. GARNER, Feb. 7.--Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Braund, 82, will be held at the home three miles east of Garner Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. Marion L. Sunderlin, pastor of the s Congregational church, officiating. Mrs. Braund had been ill but a few days and aied Friday. She is survived by Mrs. Harry Nesbit, Glenville, Minn.; Guy Braund, Lake Mills; John Braund, Williams; Mrs. William Lau, Mrs. Ira Derr and Ernest Braund of Garner. The Braund family resided near Garner for many years. Mrs. Braund was born March 7, 1849. Burial will be in Concord cemetery. BISHOP CANNON GIVES DEFENSE At Completion of Testimony Clergymen Will Vote on Charges. WASHINGTON, Feb. 7. (M--Investigation of the charges against Bishop James Cannon, Jr., of the Methodist Episcopal church, South, went into its fifth day here today with the accused Bishop completing his defense. Bishop Cannon expected to complete his defense before noon. The committee will Immediately begin ballotting on the charges, which are grouped under six heads. If eight of the 12 ministers on committee find that any one of the six has weight, the l/ahop will be held for trial before the general conference of the church in 1934 and suspended from duty until that time. Reports from within the Mount Veruon Place church, where the hearings are being held, were to the effect that Cannon had presented Iris answers to five of the six groups. The sixth group contains charges of stock gambling, similar to those the bishop beat at the Dallas general conference of the church last summer. MRS, S, R, YAGER DIES AT CALM A R Funeral Service Announced; Woman Is Survived by Three Children. '. CALMAR, F.eb. 7.--Funeral ser- .yices for,Mrs..S. R.;Yager* JSfco died. Thurs day ev ening,: will be held Stint day afternoon:at the Calmar community church. The Rev. Robert Banners will have charge of the services. Mrs. Yager was born at Boscobel, Wis., April 27, 1868. She grew to young womanhood in Boscobel and on April 27, 1887 was married to Simon Yager, editor of the Calmar Courier. They came to Calmar to live and made their home here ever since. Three children were born to them, Harry, now editor of the Calmar Courier; Walter, superintendent of the Calmar public schools, and Florence, teacher in Decorah public school. Mrs. Yager was a charter member of the Royal Neighbor lodge; Sunshine club and the Woman's auxiliary of the John Halverson post. She was also a member of the .Methodist Ladles Aid society, Eastern Star lodge, at Decorah, White Shrine of Jerusalem at McGregor Calmar Study club and of the Calmar community church. For the past three years she has been confined to her bed most o: the times. Besides the three children she leaves her mother, Mrs. A F. Snow, her invalid 'husband, one granddaughter and one aunt Mrs B. T. Williams of Brandon. Rites for Marshal at Manly Are Held MANLY, Feb. 7--Funeral services for Henry J. Miller, 61, local marshal were held Friday afternoon at St. Paul's Evangelical church in charge of the Rev. H. C. Boesch. Interment was in Memorial park cemetery near Maspn Cit3'. So large a crowd attended the funeral that it was Impossible for al] to find standing room in the church. Elect Northwood Man DES MOINES, Feb. 7. /P--J. S. Veenker, Northwood, today was elected vice president., of the Iowa Pharmaceutical association. Cedar STIMSON PROUD OF U. S, POLICY Says Nation's Attitude I Safeguard to Latin America. NEW YORK, Feb. 7. UB--Secre- tary of State Stimson upholds the Latin American policy of the United States as a safeguard to the independence and welfare of the southern republics. Its fundamental principles, he asserts, are the Monroe doctrine, the agreement with Central American republics not to recognize any government established thru revolution, and the embargo on shipment of arms to rebels opposed to an established republic. In two addresses last night--one before the council of foreign relations and the other ocer a nationwide hookup of the Columbia broadcasting system--he defended the state department's recognition of seven Latin American governments, set up by revolution in the past two years, and explained its attitude. 100 CHILDREN IN COUNTY CONTEST R. W. Eaton Conducts Spelling Competition in Local Courthouse. Nearly 100 Cerro Gordo county grade children competed in an all- county spelling contest staged in the courtroom of the " courthouse Saturday afternoon under the direction of R. W. Eaton of Omaha. Spectators crowded into all available space in the room and even occupied the judge's bench. Assistants of Mr. Baton in the distribution of the writing paper occupied the jury's box. The judg-es in the contest were: Mrs. Sadie Collins and Supt. R. D. parson, Thornton and Edwin Kugler, Plymouth. MAY BLOCK BILL TO REAPPORTION (Continued 'From Page 1). bill sponsored by the house committee on educational institutions, was given its first two readings. House Passes 15. The house passed the followine 15 bills: By Forsling--Relating to approval of city plants; by Clark of Cerro Gordo {senate bill)--Legalizing acts of Pleasantville Hill Telephone company; by Elliott--Legalizing mergers for constructing and opera ting a bridge; legalizing rights o Keokuk Hamilton Bridge com party; by Fern and Forsling--Regu lating use of facsimile signatures on stock certificates.. By Durant--Relating to Hancock county supervisors; by Toppin (senate bill)--Legalizing acts o Lutheran Mutual Fire Insurance company, Burlington; by judiciarj committee--Relating to budget di rector's bond; issuing annotations of code every two years; establishing teacher pension funds in cities o more than 25,000; permitting new trial motions in. criminal cases to be heard during vacations; relating to filing claims on public improvements; relating to offenses involving bills of ladying; clarifying sheriff's fees; relating to street improvements. VETERANS RELIEF IS BLOCKING WAY (Continued From Pnec J). epublican, New Jersey, estimated ts cost at $500,000,000. Co-Operation in Effect. With the relief compromise ef- ected, the old democratic co-opera- ion pledge seemed to be in force gain. The senate met .an hour earlier a P4_ w ag;, making. progress; with .a house ^measure to 'provide "? 100, : 000,000 for additional public build- ng- The house returned to considera- ion of the appropriation bill for the District of Columbia. The house rules committee considered tho question of expediting action on. the free bill to cut immigration by 90 per cent for two fears as an unemployment measure. Representatives Dyer of Missouri and Gibson of Vermont, republicans, and Filipino Commissioner Guevara opposed it because of a provision restricting immigration from the Philippines. Legislative right of way for a bill to clarify controversial points in the law governing the administration of oil shale lands is to be requested by Chairman Colton of the house public lands committee. 12 Men Held in Cuba for Attempt to Blow ^Up U, S. Sugar Mills CAMAGtIEY, Cuba, Feb. 7. UP)Twelve men %vei i e held incommuni cado in prison cells here today charged with an attempt to dynamite three large American owned sugar mills, the San Carl Moron San Carl Sugareno, and the Sar Car] Violet a. Rapids was chosen meeting- place. as the 1032 Declamatory Winners at Decorah Announced DECORAH, Feb. 7.--In the annual declamatory contest held last night in the high school auditorium the oratorical class was won by Norman Owen. Dorothy Hall won the dramatic section. Evelyn Benda and Marjorle Kennard tied for first place in humorous and the decision was finally given to Miss Benda. Quiet Bandit Holds Up St. Paul Bank Without Alarming 5 Employe.. ST. PAUL, Feb. 7. ltfj--An armed bandit today held up the St. Anthony State bank of St. Paul and escaped on foot with 5300. The ban dit forced a ' bookkeeper to hanu over the contents of a cash drawer which he stuffed into his pocket and fled. So quietly was the robbery carried out that five other employes besides the bookkeeper were un. aware o£ it until after the robbei had gone. Chicago Mayor Accused of Misappropriation of Waterway Group Funds CHICAGO, Feb. 7. '(If)--Charles S. Smith, a taxpayer, filed suit In superior court today charging that Mayor William Hale Thompson misappropriated funds of the Waterway Flood Control association ot the Mississippi valley and asking that a receiver be appointed for the association. Pinta Is Appointed as New Marshal at Manly MANLY, Feb.' 7.--Mayor H. H. Schulte has appointed William Pinta town marshal to fill the place of Henry J. Miller who died Tuesday. Mr. Pinta has been In charge of the Standard Oil filling station here. This will now be managed by his brother, Ed Pinta. Prominent Educators of Iowa Will Attend Rites of M. G. Clark SIOUX CITY, Feb. 7. (IP)--Prominent educators from all parts of the state were expected to attend the funeral of M. G. Clark, superinted- ent of schools here tomorrow. Following? services in the First Presbyterian church, the body will be sent to Adams, N. Y., for burial. Clark died Thursday at bis home here. HOOVER REJECTS MICHEL AS JUDGE President Moves to Close Up Controversy of Schall and Mitchell. WASHINGTON, Feb. 7. /P-President Hoover has moved to end the controversy between Senator Schall, republican, Minnesota, and Attorney General Mitchell, by writing the blind senator that he could not approve his candidate for a Eed- eral judgeship and suggesting he submit a list of "fit appointees." · The president's letter was given out late yesterday after Schall had renewed his attack, upon the attorney general for refusing to approve for the judgeship in Minnesota Ernest Michel, Minneapolis attorney whom he had recommended for the post. In a senate speech Schall criticized also Secretary Hurley for alleged connection with a real estate transaction in which a recently bankrupt mortgage banking firm had figured. On Hurley's demand, Schall moved to have the latter reference kept out of the congressional record, but h» said he had not apologized to the war secretary. Hurley asserted he had had no connection with the bankrupt firm. The controversy with Mitchell came into the open when the attorney general recently issued a statement saying it should be understood "once and for all" that he would not recommend Michel to the president. Schall replied in several statements. Two Youths Admits Robberies. . SIOUX CITY, Feb. 7. UP)--Polica said Ted Raynor and Forrest Dawson, both 18, admited participation in 21 robberies and auto thefts. COUGHS ^^ Stopped almost instantly SSe with one swallow of 60= THOXINE SOIJD BY HUXTABLE DRUG CO. WERE You BORN UNDERALUCKYSTAR? 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