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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 8

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v 7 MRS, M'CORMICK GIVEN DIVORCE Charges Three Acts of Cruelty by Harvester Company Official. CHICAGO, Feb. 10. (3V-Detailing three acts of alleged cruelty, Mrs. Dorothy Linn McCormick, yesterday won a divorce from Cyrus McCormick, Jr., vice president of the International Harvester company and a grandson of Cyrus McCormick, one of the company's founders. The decree was granted by Judge John H. Sullivan, in superior court. Mrs. McCormick revealed that a property settlement had been made out of court. The amount, however was not disclosed. She was also given permission to: resume her maiden name. She is a daughter of W. R. 'Linn, a retired grain operator. McCormick did not contest the suit. He is enroute to Europe. AGEDMANFOUND DEAD AT HOME Benjamin F. Connantt Had Lived in Iowa for 50 Years. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE} EVEN ONE OF YOUR EYES INSISTS UPON BOSSING OTHER ONE CHICAGO, Feb. 10. UP)--It's no wonder some persons can't make their eyes behave. Dr. Charles Sheard, director of the division of biophysical research of the Mayo foundation for medical education and research at Rochester, Minn., talked about the subject before Illinois optometrists. Among the things he said were: ; There is one "dominant" eye, which is usually the right if the person is right handed, and this one "bosses"^ the other. The two eyes don't' work all the time. They can :ocus on one object at a time; everything else they see double. When persons are asleep their eyes are apt to roam around, turning outward or away from the nose IRWIOElCATES INDIAN CAPITAL New Delhi Is on Spot Wher Tamerlane Slaughtered Thousands. Benjamin F. Connantt, 76 years old, 1324 Washington avenue northwest, was found dead inthe basement of his home about 4 o'clock Monday afternoon. Death · was due to cerebral hemorrhage, according to Dr. J. E. McDonald, county coroner, who was called. Mr. Connantt had gone to the basement to split sbme kindling about 2.-30 o'clock. He had been complaining of severe head pains for several years. Mr. Con- nantt, who was retired, was born in Indiana but came to Iowa as a boy. He had lived in the state for more than 50 years. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Forestry Station Assured. GRAND RAPIDS, Minn., Feb. 10. UP--Assurance that a state forestry station would be established at Grand Rapids has been made here by Grover M. Conzet, state commissioner of forestry. NEW DELHI, Feb. 10. (IF)-Almost on the same spot where 60 years ago the mighty Tamerlan slaughtered 100,000 inhabitants o Delhi, Viceroy Lord Irwin todaj dedicated India's new 5100,000,00 imperial capital here. It is a magnificent modern cit of marble and red sandstone whie in its architecture typifies the en tire history of India. The'inauguration was conceivev and planned 13 years ago'as "monu ment to the ideal and fact of British rule in India." IN THE RADIO WORLD TheNewW 'ay Doctors Use JGland Foo4 JMo |tior Jodcm doctors no longer ailvise'srarva- lon diet to.the over-fat. Nor drugs to attack the fat. Science has found that a tereatcause of excess fat Jies'iri a weakened gland, fhus comes a scant supply of 3. Jfecreuon which largely controls nutrition, jioo much food goes to fat, too little to (fuel and energy. I Doctors the world overnow supply that l! at *. TJith the very factor long employed Jin Msrmola prescription tablets. Marmpla is prepared by a famous medical laboratory, to supply the right factors at a low cost «o all may have the benefit. People have used it for 24 years- millions of boxes of it. Users have told cthere the results, and! multitude's have '.that attained the normal Bgures all de[*ire. _ No secrets about it. A book in each box gives the formula and tells you how and why it acts. As the pounds go, there comes new joy in living. Just because the body gets a factor that it needs. Marmola costs only 81 a box at your drug jtorc. Go get it and watch the results. Do that in justice to yourself. Do ic .because so many folks around you have benefited by it Then tell others 'who I need this help. Go start today. !M A R M OLA PRESCRIPTION TABLETS The Right Way fo Reduce By C. E. BCTTEBFIELD Associated Press Radio Editor. (Time is Central Standard Thriiout) NEW YORK, Feb. 9. W)_Another feature that brings new voices from the Broadway stagre opens a biweekly showing--on WABC and stations tommorrow evening. It is to be ."The House Beside" the Road," based:on the peom of that name by Sam Walter Foss, and will have Leslie Stowe in the role of the father and Miss Leslie Bingham as 1 the mother. Both are Broadway favorites. Alyn Joslyn, who has taken numerous parts in radio drama as well as on the stage, will have various roles in ; - the sketch, the'- copy- for which is oeing; written by Ethel.Park Richardson, playwright,. It is to be heard at .6:15 p. m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Looking further into the -week, the pleasure hour, a WJZ Wednesday night feature, is to present Willard Robinson's o r c h e s t r a , Charles Magnante, accordionist, and the Boswell Sisters, harmony singers. Next Saturday evening an Indian Ritual at the initiation of Francis D. Bowman, reader of Indian legends, into the Deer Clan of the Tuscaroras, one of the Iroquoiso tribe, is to be broadcast from Ni- agjfra Falls by the WABC network. It is to be a party of the'legend and band program at 8 o'clock. Raymond Knight, master of ceremonies of the new Eskimos program, has started a style," so he thinks. It's a coal black wing collar to top off the white fur-covered full dress suit he wears at the broadcasts of this program which are made before a visible audience at the NBC Times Square studio in New. York. MILLIONAIRE IS LOST OVERBOARD Former Resident of Detroi Made His Fortune in Liquor. WINDSOR, Ont.; Feb. 10. (,P) James Cooper, 57, millionaire resi dent of Walkerville, Ont., was los in midocean Sunday from th steamer Deutschland, on which h was enroute to Europe, according to word received here late yester day. No details were received, either from Mrs. Cooper, who cabled from Switzerland, or from the New York office of the Hamburg-American line, owner of the steamer from which he was lost. A native of Ontario, Cooper was n the saloon business in Detroil when .prohibition-came into effect Then he transferred his activities to he border cities. He amassed a for- .une estimated at from $5,000,000 to $6,000,000 in the liquor business before retiring. He had lived in Vevey, Switzerland, for the past two years, because o£ impaired health and sailed from New York^ast Wednesday to join his family, after a brief business visit to Windsor. POISONED FATAL TO THREE Four Others 111; Person Responsible Sought by Officers. BROWNWOOD, Tex., Feb. 10. (/T ---M. A! Jones, 40, a tenant farmer, died today, the third member of a family of seven to succumb from eating poisoned bread--the last food in the house--at breakfast yesterday. » Jones had been out of work recently and the family's store of food reached the vanishing point yesterday morning. Authorities were attempting to determine who was responsible for jutting the poison in the homemade iread. An empty baking powder can, the ontents of which, it was believed lad been used in preparing the *read, was found .on a road which ones traveled to a neighbor's house u summoning aid after the family ad been stricken. The lid of the an was in a mud hole nearby. Hillary Jones, 8, and E. V. Jones, , died. Mrs. Jones, about 35, and hree other children, including jonie t a 17 year old girl, were brot' o a Brownwood -hospital, where, physicians .ggid their condition was critical.' "" '.'·--..- , : Dr. C. W. Gray, county" health 1 officer, said that bread which the family had eat'eu contained a deadly po.ison. An inquest was to be held today. IN DAY'S NEWS Arthur Henderson, British foreign secretary, painted an ominous picture of the next war in an address at Queen's hallj London, Tuesday. Does Smoking Give You Heartburn? CMOKING--and foods that disagree-U often cause heartburn, indigestion, gae, that "uneasy feeling." Here's a new pleasant way for quick relief--after eat- mg or smoking too much cat a few Turns, tne dehaous new Antacid mints that (piickly relieve heartburn, ronr stomach, ps, acid indigestion and stop trouble before it starts. Eat two or three Turns after meals (often one is enough). You'll Hke the flavor. Get your Turns today. At all druggists'. Only lOc. for Acid Indigestion Graham McNamee has gone to Bermuda for a few days' vacation from the microphdne. TUESDAY Try these on your radio set tomorrow. Several new Chicago studio programs via WJZ and stations, including Three Little Maids at 8:30 a. m.; Jill and Judy at 9:30, organ melodies at 10:45; Mike and Herman at 11, vocal ^varieties at 11:15 a. m. Blue Blazers at 12:30 and Al and Pete at 1:15. Walter W. Head, president of the national council, Boy Scouts, speaker on WABC and stations at 5. Paul Whiteman's band, WJZ stations at 7. Kay Swift, guest composer with, the Happy Bakers, WEAF hookup at 8:30. Richie Craig, Jr., comedian WABC group at 9:15. · GERMANYWILL TRY TO SUCCEED World Reminded Nation Did · Not Guarantee Young Plan. BERLIN, Feb. 10. (IF)-.Reminding the world that Germany never guaranteed her ability to fulfill the Young plan, Julius Curtius, the foreign minister, today told the reich- stag that the nation is determined nevertheless to live up to its provisions as long as possible and to try to change it only by legal means. In his first appearance before the parliament since he returned from the league of nations discussions at Geneva he outlined in detail the German foreign policy and described the world disarmament conference called for next February as the "touchstone of the efficacy of the league of nations." Officials Probe Horse Show Fire Where Four Died OAKLAND, Cal., Feb. 10. UP)-Three investigations of a fire which wept the Oakland horse show yes- erday, bringing death to four men ind more than 50 valuable horses vere pressed by city, state and show fficials today. While police followed two clews ndlcatmg the fire may have been f incendiary origin, show officials iscounted the theory and expressed elief a cigaret carelessly tossed in traw caused the flames. R. Stanley Dollar, president of the orse show, .charged the city administration with responsibility for uilding such a "flimsy wooden :ructure as those knockdown tables" used to house the entries. Gasoline Cans Three empty gasoline cans were discovered in the blackened ruing. These, coupled with a conversation John Scott, stable manager of the Muriel Vanderbilt Church stables, told "police he overheard prior to the fire, gave authorities some grounds for the . arson hypothesis. Scott said he heard two men speaking in low tones and one warned' the other against starting fires. The stable manager said the other replied "I've started fires before.-" ,,.,,....., .,,, .... ;. :+ ;,,,.., ..:_;,... ,,' Clear Away Debris. . · .··Workers ..began · clearing .away debris with the possibility of finding the body of John Dougherty, address, unknown, who was reported misning. Three of the four men ·burned to death were identified. They were John K. Thorn, 50, Oakland; George Ewing, 55, San Francisco, and Michael McCarthy, manager of the Carnation Farms stable. Two men; one a fireman, were injured. Horse show officials estimated the loss from' 5350,000 to $500,000 nearly all of it in'-horses. The stables cost about $10,000. HOUSE RECEIVES COMMUNIST BODY (Ctintlmifd From PUKR 1), to increase the, public building program by 5100,000,000 and sent it to conference. The senate agriculture committee approved a house bill to provide not more than 51,000,000 a year over a 10 year period for the eradication of predatory animals injurious to agriculture. . Auction was delayed again on legislation to .exclude forced labor products, particularly those of soviet Russia, by the house ways and means committee. Chairman Johnson of the house immediatiou committee introduced a bill to carry out President Hoover's recommendation for $500,000 to be used for deportation of undesirables. Senator Hayden, democrat, Arizona, introduced a companion bill in tha senate. On your radio tonight. . . listen to Lorna Fantin, famous numerologist. She'll tell you how names and dates affect success In business, love or marriage. A real radio thrill. nd entire Columbia nclwork at 7:13 P. M. Ocnlrnl Standard Tlmn OLD GOLD .-:" ·/CIGARETTE *-^R A D I O P R O G R A M O F. LonJItrd Co.. lac. Ray Babcock, 14, Allison, Is Dead ALLISON, Feb. 10.--Ray Babcock, 14, freshman in the hi K h school, died this morning in a hospital in Waverly where he had beea taken. He suffered appendicitis bul his appendix was ruptured when he was being taken to the hospital. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde. Babeock. He is survived by two brothers, Charles, Waverly, Cedii Long Beach, and a sister, Phyllis, who is taking nurses' training at Waver ly. * LIONS SHIP 2 CARS OF FOOD F o r e s t City Orgamzatidn Meets Ready Response in Drought Aid. FOREST CITY, Feb. 10--When members of the .local Lions club started a drive to obtain food and clothing for drought sufferers in the south, they hoped to obtain enough to fill one railroad car. The ready response which greeted their effort" has made possible the dispatching tonight of two cars, one filled with flour and the other car with other food and clothing. Different men were assigned to townships and canvassed for the benefit of drought relief. Food and clothing soon came rolling into the headquarters. Corn donated reached such large quantities that it was deemed advisable to trade it for flour at the local elevator. Some flour had been donated already so that one-car was filled with flour. The railroad is donating transportation for the two cars of food and clothing. This is the only Lions club in this part of the state, officers of that organization said, which has shipped cars to the drought sufferers. Harlan Rye is president of the local organization. REDS OF 6 CITIES STAGE PROTESTS (Conllnoed Vrom Tnse 1). mass meeting last night addressed by William Z: Foster, communist leader. A proclamation by Governor WH. (Alfalfa Bill.) Murray ordering the national guard and civil officials to prevent a march on the Oklahoma capitol apparently caused the calling off of a demonstration planned in Oklahoma City. Outside the city hall in Dallas. Texas, a communist speaker urged before 1,000 listeners the establishment of a "soviet union in which there will be no rich men, no crime, no policemen and on prison bars." About 100 paradaers visited the Texas cnpitol at Austin. GANDHI FIRM IN HIS OPPOSITION Mahatma Not Satisfied With Partial Self Rule for India. ALLAHABAD, India, Feb. 10. GT -- Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharla Nehru, president of the all India national, congress, ara remaining firm in their refusal of Premie MacDonald's offer of eventual par tial Self government for India. . Other members of the congress which is the chief nationalist or janizatio'n of India, apparently fee that the present unsatisfactory conditions have gone far enough and wish for a change. Gandhi an'd Nehru are understood in conversations with the moderate Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru :o have stressed particularly the viceroy's "unsatisfactory" reply" to i recent note of Gandhi's complaining' of police excesses in their treatment of nationalist demonstrations U PROBE LEFT TO ASSEMBLY - . (Continued Frtjm Pnse 1). the charges against the university administration. · Senators Disagree. Senator Lew MacDonald of Cherokee county answered Baird with the statement, "it would be better to cover up the whole matter than to have an attorney's bill that would be a disgrace to the state." To a suggestion from Senator Mathew Cooney of Dubuque that the committee be directed, to employ one to three attorneys for the accused, Senator Carroll replied "if these people are innocent, why do 'they need any attorneys." * "Then ,why have any investigation ?," asked Senator Benson. "Prove to me they are innocent and there will be no investigation," Carroll replied.- Senator Frank Beatty of Keokuk county proposed an amendment permitting the state board of education to select one attorney whose compensation would be fixed by the legislature. This amendment was adopted after which the remainder of Benson's amendment was passed. . Accept Resolution The. senate then concluded two and a half hours of argument by accepting the house resolution as amended. The question now goes back to the lower branch of the assembly for concurrence. If an agreement is reached the investigation would he started as soon as a separate appropriation resolution is , passed. . .... ____ ..... . , The senate, recessed to hear the St. Olaf- caoiiS inr-aocardance -with SL resolution adopted previously. The house was in session just an hour when adjournment for the day was taken to permit a joint session to hear St. Olaf choir. The Helgason bill amending the weed law was passed after a brief debate. Under its provisions the highway commission and county supervisors would be required to remove noxious weeds along primary and secondary roads. The house also acted favorably on the Clearman-White bill which would legalize bond issues voted by 12 counties several years ago. Under a supreme court decision the counties were enjoined from selling the bonds after passage of the Bergman road bill in 1929. They now want to sue the- funds for improvements of secondary roads. Counties affected include MTusca- tine, Johnson, Jasper and T.ama. ·Report Adopted The report of -the house agriculture committee recommending indefinite postponement of the Malone ,bill which, would make county aid to farm aid associations optional was adopted. Representative W. M. Short, of Waodbury county spoke for the bill. He said that the farm bureau federation "dodged every controversial issue at its recent convention here." Without specifically mentionim the name, he referred to the receni meeting here of the farmer's union stating that it was an organizatior not supported by taxes and "nil every one of the issues squarely.' He declared that Iowa farmers wil not get together until these differences In support of the organisa- tions are removed. Representative G. M. Hopkins of Guthrie county declared the farm bureau was carrying on a great work and returned ,. f t for every Among the bills introduced in the senate today was one by Senator I^afe Hill of Floyd county makhr* Thoroly competent glaziers handle the work ivhen you have us reglaze broken windows,'show oases, arito windshields etc. Reasonable' prices. . r MAS ON; ct'r v FEBRUARY 10 ·§ 1931 illegal transportation* of liquor into Iowa from other states punishable by a fine of from $300 to $l,ooo or two years imprisonment for a first offense and from two to three year's in prison for subsequent offenses. Present Iowa statutes do not differentiate between transportation into the state or within the state, either being- punishable by a maximum fine of 51,000, imprisonment of one year in the county 'jail or both. Cooke, Vice President of Chrysler Firm, Dies PHOENIX, Ariz., Feb. 10. CJP) Delos W. Cooke, New York capitalist, vice president of the Chrysler Motor Car company and interested in several Arizona banks, died here today. WILL INCREASES RED CROSS FUND Arkansas Senate Decides to Be Satisfied With Its v $20,000,000. LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 10. (if) --Red Cross relief continued today to alleviate the drought ravaged sections of Arkansas while the state senate had approved the proposeu- 120,000,000 federal fund with the comment of one lawmaker that "a half a loaf is better than none." Meanwhile the Red Cross fuud has been increased by §10,000 from three, appearances by Will Rogers during his first day in the state. The senate expression of approval of the federal appropriation grew out of a telegram from Congressman Tillman B. Parks of Arkansas, in which he characterized the congressional $20,000,000 relief compromise a "tragedy." An end to relief was optimistical ly viewed by the Red Cross as result of the heavy week-end rains that fell over the state. The Red Cross, heartened by the favorable weather and additional moisture, ordered 25,000 additional garden seed packages to supplement its orlglnaUorder of 75,000. Red Cross officials, now feeding more than half a million drought sufferers, said immediate garden plantings would do inestimable good in raising the morale among dependents. FREE! FREE! * Don't Palace Theater Saturday Morning .14, at 9A.M. VALENTINE PARTY For Young and Old 'FOOTPRINTS OF PROGRESS" and "OUR GANG COMEDY" Free Tickets for Everybody at x Merkel's Shoe Department. " . . . when I got b ack from the grocer's I took the cake out of the oven . . . light and fluffy as A feather . . , twenty minutes later I had hot muffins'.'' What's all this talk about Magic Chef Gas Ranges?, / - ^^ . . . Introductory Sale of the New Doric Model aiagip Chef ends Saturday ... A LMOST-too good to be true are some of the remarkable reports received about the new Magic Chef and Roper Gas Ranges recently installed from our 1031 stock. "How is it possible," they inquire, "to speed up cooking and still save on heat? to bake with a 'hot' oven without heating up the kitchen? . . . to leave the house with a roast sizzling ?" The new llagic Chef and Roper Gas Ranges are a revolutionary improvement over the older models. Some of the new features Include INSULATED OVENS (to save heat and speed up cooking), improved COOKING TOPS and BROILERS, CONCEALED MANIFOLD, and, of course, Heat Regulators and Touch-a-button Lighters. Come in and see these beauties--we'll demonstrate. 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