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February 6, 1936

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TWO MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 6 1936 LEADING I, S.U STUDENTS NAMED Iowa Falls, Cresco, Nashua Students Are Included in List, CEDAR FALLS--The 24 outstanding students at the Iowa State Teachers college have been selected by the student welfare committee of the faculty at the request of Raymond Kettler, Sioux City, editor of the 1936 Old Gold, student yearbook. The selections will be featured in the annual as the Who's Who of Teachers college. Each member of the yearbook staff suggested 25 names for the department, which resulted in 50 individual choices to be submitted to the committee. The final group consists of 17 men and 7 women. Who's Who will include Donald Aupperle, Idaho Falls; Idaho; John. Beebee, Logan: David Berninghau- sen, New Hartford; Paul Boysen, Marion Bragonier, Frederick Feldman, Elizabeth Mast, Raymond Pedersen, John Cowie and Don Stout, all of Cedar Rails; John Champlin, Iowa Falls, and Margaret Davenport, Cresco. Austin Finnessy, Gumming; Armin Fraber, Nashua; Raymond Kettler, Sioux City; Helen Marshall and Frances Suter, both of Sibley; Orville Nichols, Hemet, Cal.; Raymond Pingel, Spencer, S. Dak.; Bernadine Rench, Rockwell City; Rutherford Rogers, Jesup; Myrtle Tel- leen, Gowrie; Wava Trunnell, Waterloo and Edward Volberding, Dike. Knox Awaits Advice of Ohio Friends on Entering Primary V I N C E N N E S , Ind.--a)--Col. Frank Knox, publisher of the Chicago Daily'News, Thursday awaited the advice of friends in Ohio, where he has been a frequent orator, before announcing whether he will enter the. Ohio primary as a candidate for the republican presidential nomination. Day in Congress By ASSOCIATED PRESS. Senate: Debates farm bill. Agriculture committee considers Smith cotton plan. Munitions- committee hears government witnesses on war financiing. Senate-house conferees consider deficiency bill. HOUSE. Continues general debate on treasury - postoffice appropriations bill. Appropriations committee in executive session on departmental bills. WEDNESDAY, Senate. In recess. Agriculture committee drafted new farm bill. Munitions committee heard Morgan partners' evidence on war financing. Foreign relations committee considered neutrality legislation. House. Repealed tobacco, potato and cotton control laws. Immigration committee considered bill to bar foreign actors and musicians eexcept those of marked talent. Political Future of Hoffman in Doubt TRENTON, N. 3.--UP)--The po- itical future of Gov. Harold G. ·Joffman was thrown into confusion Thursday by a sudden resumption of party leadership by the New Jersey republican committee. Hoffman, much in the national spotlight recently through his activities in the case of Bruno Richard Hauptmann, was informed by :he group that "too much responsi- jility for the direction of party affairs has been imposed in the governor's office." Mrs. Heckel Succumbs. NASHUA--Mrs. Charlotte Heckel died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. H. Scott, Tuesday after an illness of several years. She was born in New Town, Conn., Sept. 27, 1851 and came to Dubuque county, Iowa, when 3. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. W. H. Scott, Nashua; Mrs. H. F. Andregg', West Bend; Mrs. Charles E. Brown of Edgerly, N. Dak. Lawyer Bedell Gives Up Right to Practice in Federal Courts DES MOINES--(.T)--Walter D Bedell, Spirit Lake attorney serving a one year jail sentence for jur tampering:, surrendered his right t practice law in federal courts short ly after disbarment proceedings hai been instituted against him. Bedell's action did not affect hi: right to practice in state courts. Thi disbarment proceedings were insti luted by U. S. District Atty. E. G Moon and Marks Alexander, specia assistant prosecutor. The attorney's statement to Fed eral Judge Charles A. Dewey surrendering his legal privileges said "I hereby resign and surrender al the rights heretofore conferred upon me to practice before the district court of the United States, southern district of Iowa, hereby releasing and surrendering all rights, privileges and prerogatives that I may have acquired by reason of my admission to practice Nov. 19, 1926." Schools and Churches at Aredale Are Closed AREDALE--Schools in this vicinity are closed. Roads are drifte so the children cannot be brough to school. Early Monday afternoon the children were dismissed-to be taken home by the parents and Tuesday and Wednesday, school was closed. The declamatory contes which wag to be held Feb. 4 was postponed until Feb. 11. The Methodist church has been closed untf the weather moderates. At the Wesleyan Methodist church, services have not been held ' for the past three weeks. Aredale has a moderate supply of fuel. Sentenced on Check Charge. HAMPTON--L. B. Walker was sentenced by Justice J. J. Sharp Wednesday to 10 days in jail for uttering a false check on the First National bank of Hampton. The check for $5 was given to the Lekwa service station. Walker was given his choice of a jail sentence or payment of the check and a $10 fine. Now In Full Swing! Entire Stock Benowitz Bros. URS! MANY COATS PRICED as LOW AS . . . and right at a time when fur prices are rapidly going higher and higher! Included In This Event - Nearly 100 Smart, Stylish Cownie True Value Furs! Brave the zero weather! Wade the deepest snowdrifts! . . . but get to these sensational fur values somehow: Fur coats are made for weather like we've been Having . . . you'll spend a happier, healthier winter if you * own one. And, a greater opportunity to purchase one at a genuine, worthwhile saving has not come year way In a long time! Don't Jet it slip by! Come in tomorrow, sure, while selections are still complete. Here Are Some Typical Values $ 85--Mendoza Beaver Swagger $39.50 $115--Northern Seals $ 59 $135--Grey Broadtail, n o w . . $ 75 $145--Silver Muskrat, now. .$ 85 $275--Hudson Seal, now $165 $295--Raccoon, now $175 'Also Scores of Other Coats At Amazingly Low Prices formerly BENOWITZ BROS. FUR SHOP 221 N. Federal Ave. \ Extra Salespeople to Serve You! Come! MINERS WILL DIG GOAL SATURDAY Herring Awaits Reaction to Plea That Daily Hours Be Extended. DBS MOINES--c-rPI--Gov. Clyde L. Herring, assured Iowa union miners will dig relief coal Saturday, awaited their reaction to his plea that they work an hour more each day during the coal shortage emergency. The governor said he has not received any word from local miners' unions yet as to whether they would heed his plea. But two mine union officials commented adversely. Albert Swalla, mine union director, said at Albia that "working more than seven hours a day is out of the question." Earl Watkins, local union leader at Pershing, said "we'll wait and see what state union leaders decide." "Just as Bad Now." K. G. Carney, Des Moines operator, said today the coal shortage "is just as bad now as it was last week" when Governor Herring obtained union approval of emergency mining on Saturday. 'In fact," he added, "it may be a little worse for reserve supplies are even more depleted and drifted roads have cut production to a considerable extent as well as interfered with deliveries." All Des Moines dealers, ne said, are from four days to more than a week behind on Iowa coal orders ami the stock of eastern coal is less. Tieup of freight by the snow is hampering 1 delivery of eastern, coal, too, he declared. Should Be Greater. "Production next S a t u r d a y , though," he said, "should be considerably greater than last for all mines have been notified they can operate and should have their pits full of miners, whereas last Saturday many mines operated at only o half to two-thirds. "It will need to be," he added, 'for calls for coal from smaller :owns are increasing as their reserve stocks are depleted." Operators in and about Des Moines established a committee today to take care of emergency coal orders and weed out duplications so that available coal can.be distributed to those in actual need. Non-Union Mines. The governor said this morning he bought non-union mines would robably extend their daily working non-union mines produce only about 20 per cent of Iowa's coal tonnage and that this would not help a great deal, "though every little bit helps." Herring made his plea to the miners after Frank Wilson, Iowa mine president now in Washington, D. C.. twice refused to order extentlon of hours. He said first he would telegraph local unions, but later decided to mail his request. Most local unions probably will receive it today or tomorrow. Several local union leaders indicated they would make no decision until the formal plea was received. May Work Saturday. Wilson did ; however, telegraph the governor Wednesday night that emergency mining will be allowed next Saturday. He said he "considered it unfair to yourself (the governor) the Iowa miner and those citizens in need of coal to prevent freezing to only guarantee them coal produced by extra hours of labor after the full week's production is :onsumed by railroads and other commercial interests." C. T. Carney, vice president of the Coal Operators' association, immediately denied railroads and other large commercial users are favored at the mines. He said "operators in all instances are giving relief orders preference over commercial users." J. C. Pryor, Iowa emergency director, told the governor that reports from 11 counties showed the coal shortage acute. is becoming more Local Traffic School Postponed Because of Weather Conditions The school of traffic instruction, leld at the police station each Wednesday night, was postponed until Thursday night at the same time by Chief of Police Harold E. Wolfe because of weather conditions. .ours whether union miners heed is plea or not. Carney pointed out, however, that U. S. Missionary in China Is Abducted TOKIO--(JP)--A Domei (Japanese) news agency dispatch from An- tung, South Manchoukuo, said Thursday Chinese bandits kidnaped an unidentified American missionary and two native helpers at Tungha, 130 miles northeast of An- tung. PIUS ENDS 14TH YEAR AS POPE Passes Day Quietly Reading Hundreds of Messages of Congratulations. By CHARLES H. GUPXHX · Associated Press Foreign Staff. VATICAN CITY--UP)--Pope Piu: XI, dedicating his pontificate t peace, observed the fourteenth anni versary of his election to the throne of St. Peter Thursday amid alarms of war. The 78 year old pontiff passed the day in comparative quiet. He devot ed most of it to reading hundreds messages of congratulation which came to him from virtually all thi world. Otherwise, in accordance with hu practice of avoiding every unnec essary strain, he took no special no tice of the occasion. Has Already Spoken. The Osservatore Romano, how ever, asserted the pope had alread; spoken and'acted in the "grea threat" against civilization--an edi torial interpreted by informei sources as an answer to any possi ble reproach that the pontiff has no stopped the Italo-Ethiopian war. "The great threat, hithertc vague and distant, seems to be flar ing up as a devouring flame o: every good, of civilization," the Vat ican newspaper said. "There are some who still invoke His Holiness' word, as if he had no clearly pointed out the path o: righteousness made 'by law and re spect for all laws.' "There are some who say he i: absent, whereas he has not onli spoken hut acted and labored, with" out stopping, actuated neither bi egoistic aim nor by worldly scheme "There are some who want him to pronounce a condemnation when the whole world groans under tremen' dious punishment caused by its voV untary abandonment of God, of His laws of truth, justice and charity and therefore of true peace." Next Wednesday, the anniversary of his coronation, His Holiness wil attend a pontifical mass in the Sistine chapel. Opening Blacksmith Shop. GARNER--Fred Stockwell will open a blacksmith shop Feb. 10 in the former Butz hatchery building on North State street. ASTOUNDING VALUES Save Like You Never Have Before at RECORD-BREAKING EXPANSION SALE Stocks Are Most Complete FINAL CLEARANCE We are continuing this great saving through this Saturday for the benefit of those persons who were hampered by the weather. MEN'S FINE QUALITY DRiSS SHOES REGULAR VALUES to $5.00 . WOMEN'S GOODRICH SNAP GAITERS REGULAR $1.39 VALUE, at ROLLINS' RUN-STOP HOSIERY Now Reduced to Women's Boudoir BEDROOM SLIPPERS ,,,. 105 NORTH FEDERAL AVENUE Senators and House Members to Get Over $100,000 From Bonus WASHINGTON -- W -- Senators and members of the house will get more than $100,000 from the bonus, a checkup Thursday disclosed .hut most of them will wait until 1945 to collect; · . . ' ' '.. '-· Thirteen 1 senators and more than 100 representatives hold bonus certificates. There are 147 World war veterans in congress, but some of them are not entitled to the bonus because they were not in the service long enough, or held commissions of major or higher. Aid in Providing for Wild Life Appreciated by 21 Iowa CCC Camps AMES--Twenty-one soil conservation CCC camps in Iowa, where ECW workers are constructing shelters and distributing' feed for game birds and animals will welcome assistance from farmers, sportsmen and wild life fans, S. T. Runkle, for- entry technician for the CCC camps, said! Wednesday. Various members of the Iowa State college staff interested in wild life conservation joined with Mr. Runkle in urging the public to re-, port the location of wild life in need o£ aid. Persons having such information may notify the superintendent of the CCC camp if one is located in the county. One CCC camp has been maintaining 50 quail feeding stations, Mr. Runkle said. Several camps have 100 or more workers distributing feed and constructing shelters of brush, cornstalks and other materials. The work is in co-operation with the state conservation commission and other agencies interested in "ame birds and animals. Mrs. Firkins Named Head , of Aid Society at Dows DOWS--The Presbyterian Ladies Aid society met Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. G. E. Schnug. The report of the treasurer showed more than S200. Officers elected were president. Mrs. H, G. Firkins; first vice president, Mrs. G. E. Schnug; second vice president, Mrs. L. E. Carter; secretary, Mrs. W. E. Deam; treasurer, Mrs. Myrtle Denger. Dahlby Funeral Rites Held in Joice Church JOICE--Funeral services were held at Bethania church for Amund P. Dahlby. The Rev. L. F. Schlei officiated in English and the Rev, 0. R. Sletten, Lake Mills, spoke in Norwegian. Miss Kathryn Tweeten, ocal teacher, sang and Mrs. Royden Uhristianson, Lake Mills sang. Bural took place at Concordia ceme- :ery. Mr. Dahlby was born to 1856 in Perry, Dane county, Wis., and was married there in 1SSO. The fam- ly moved to Worth county in 1895. He is survived by his widow, sons, Peter A. Dahlby, James Dahlby, Paul Dahlby, all of Joice and Isaac K. Dahlby, Canada; his daughters, Mrs. H. I. Kaasa, Mrs. Carl Ruby, Mrs. Gilbert Tweeten, Mrs. Medgor- don and Mrs. George Bothner; 33 grandchildren and two. great grandchildren. VOTE TO ABOLISH BOARD ON RELIEF Illinois House Passes Bill to Set Up Permanent Relief System. SPRINGFIELD, HI. -- (iB --The state house of representatives voted unanimously Wednesday to abolish the Illinois emergency relief commission. The 133-0 vote to end the commission's action May 1 came suddenly after Representative F. W. Lewis, Robinson democrat, in a surprise move, swung downstate democrats behind a bill submitted by Richard Lyons, Libertyville republican. Immediately after voting abolition of the present relief setup, the house gave unanimous approval to a bill by Lyons to set up a permanent unemployment relief system after May 1. It provides that one-third of the income from the 3 per cent sales tax be allocated for relief purposes, and that these funds be divided among the counties. Iowa Scientist Says Plans for Rocket to Mars Not Considered IOWA CITY--«P)-- iou may as well cancel plans for that rocket trip to Mars. Prof. C. C. Wylie of the University of Iowa astronomy department said Thursday that "no single living scientist of repute has hopes of future inter-planetary rocket flights." "Rockets," he explained, "would have to travel faster than seven miles a second to escape the earth's gravity. The friction of the air at that speed would transform the rocket into a blazing meteor." "The most advanced hope of scientists." the university astronomer said, "is thai rockets may carry instruments 100 miles in the air and return. Dr. C. G. Abbott has recently attracted attention by directing successful rocket flights 7,500 fset in New Mexico.' 1 Five Tons of Coal West Union Supply WEST UNION--This town's coal supply consisted of five tons of briq- uetts being sold in 500 pound lots Wednesday. "DRAKE ESTATE" PAYS DIVIDEND Lawyers Given $16,000 for Defending "Heirs" in Fraud Trial. C HICA G O--TO--The "Drake estate" paid its first dividends Wednesday, but the money went not to hopeful "heirs" from midwestern farms but to the lawyers who defended them against fraud charges. Edward J. Hess and George M. Crane, attorneys who represented 41 alleged Drake conspirators in federal court will be paid $16,000 Judge Philip L. Sullivan' decreed. The court ordered payment to Hess and Crane from $100,000 seized by police in a raid at Drake "headquarters" in Chicago. The money was paid in by westerners who believed ic would bring them a share in fabulous millions they were told was left by the English pirate, Sir Francis Drake. The $16,000 will be deducted from 534,000 seized in a safety deposit box rented by Otto G. Yant of Chicago, one of the defendants. The rest of the $100,000 will be held pending disposition of a $144,772 income tax assessment laid against Oscar M. Hartzell, chief defendant, by the federal government. Visit at Eagle Grove. LATIMER--T. P. Johnson visited Sunday at the Dr. and Mrs. Iver Johnson home at Eagle Grove. SCHOOL CHILDREN'S EYES SHOULD BE EXAMINED If they are falling do\vn in their grades. Eye strain is a prolific cause of low grades in school work. WE SPECIALIZE IN SUCH CASES 10 1st St. S. E., Mason City, la. In February -- On Furniture Beat Iraf lat i®n Prices! INDICATIONS ARE THAT FURNITURE PRICES, LIKE OTHER COMMODITIES, ARE DUE FOR A PRICE ADVANCE. RIGHT NOW, DURING OUR WINTER CLEARANCE YOU CAN SAVE ON EVERY ITEM IN OUR ENTIRE STOCK. WE URGE YOU TO COMPARE THE QUALITY AND THE PRICES OF OUR COMPLETE STOCK OF FURNITURE BEFORE YOU BUY. THROUGH OUR LOWER OVERHEAD WE CAN OFFER THE GREATEST VALUES IN IOWA. 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