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TWO % 3 j 1 I "i carnages and th,en the stately "glass coach" of Queen Wilhel- rruna. With the proud queen was someone just as happy--the Princess Armgard of Lippe-Biersterfeld, Bernhard's mother. The sun, bursting through cold clouds, leaped and danced from a thousand facets of the royal coach. Flags snapped in a winter gale and, as the procession neared the great townhall, billowed as if in salute. Down shouting lanes of close- packed people the coaches rolled) lackeys in Anee breaches beside the creaking doors. The sun glinted on the polished medals and buckles of ten thousand soldiers, lining the route. Forbid Throwing''Flowers. Police, struggling against the lines ol surging Hollanders, forbade the throwing of flowers. Cavalry and the mounted police escorts were first to reach the townhall, the white plumes of high brown shakoes streaming in the wind. Then came Juliana and Bernhard, to be followed by groomsmen, bridesmaids, mothers and a host of royal relatives and high personages. Because the burgomaster is not well, the ceremony in the town- hall was begun by his deputy, Professor Vanderbilt. Sitting before a scarlet draped table, the burgomaster, Dr. S. G. R.-De Monchy, then asked Bernhard: ' . Prince's Voice Strong; "Do you confess your willingness to take Juliana as your legal wife, to support and help her wherever she goes?" "Yes," replied the prince, in a strong voice. The burgomaster placed their right hands together and continued: "Then, after the Dutc'h law, I declare you to be married, and I am now entitled to address you as your royal highnesses." As he said this he struck a blow with a hammei', in the Dutch tradition. Just before the actual rites, Dr. tie Money had asked Queen Wilhelmina if she approved. She nodded primly. With the newlyweds seated, he launched into a speech detailing the ' difficulties of married life and expounding on the heavy task that lies before the couple. Juliana Almost Trips. Over at the church, while everyone waited for the ceremony to begin, Juliana almost tripped over a cushion placed in front of her armchair. But Bernhard, patently ill at ease, guided her safely to the seat and^then perched himself on the edge of a chair beside her. Four children held her flowing train. She was smiling happily beneath her tulle veil, dotted with silver roses. The German minister (there was friction between the Dutch and;the nazis prior to the cere? -- mur^ftS^r-ihcy-^sst to^ reach' the church., ' He took a second" row seat. Pass Around Candy. The wait was a long one and England's royal envoy, the Duke of Kent, wriggled restively. One thoughtful minister passed around a box .of chocolates. With Dutch thoroughness, copies of (he wedding program had been placed in the two huge armchairs reserved for the royal couple. At last came the ceremony and the words of Dr. Obbink: "The grace of God will"be your share: you are borne by the love and prayers of our people." The gray and black uniforms of German nobility; the admiral's garb of the Duke of Kent; the gold and braid of the diplomatic corps and the tailcoats and white ties of civil personages formed the background for the Groot kerk scene; the stolid walls of the "first class marriage chamber" looked down on the civil ceremony. Informal Reception. Witln the final boom of the organ, the. congratulations began in a steady, stream. There was an informal reception at the sacristy and then cries of "good' -luck r trailed princess and consort .as they drove back through the city over a winding route four miles long, Back at the palace, the gigglini Juliana and her husband plotter; a secret exit from the grounds and kept a deep, dark and happy secret the hour they will start on their honeymoon in the Tyrol. There they first met--in a snowbank. KGLO TESTING BEGINS JAN. 15. -ocal Radio Station Will Have Broadcast Test Week From Fri'day. Testing for Station KGLO, which las its studios in the Hotel Hanord, will begin at 1 o'clock Friday morning, Jan. 15, it was an- lounced Thursday by F. C. Eighmey, manager of the station. The station is ready to begin its 'requency test program but cannot take the air before the morn- ng of Jan. 15, because activity of he local station during the early morning hours of the current week vould interfere with- the monitor- ng schedule of the federal com- nunications commission. Parks Projects to Begin. DES MO1NES, (P)--City officials said works progress administration park improvement projects totaling $193,000 would start here soon. The projects will employ an average of 425 men; j , 1-3 ' 5 i AUNT HET By Robert Quillen "Henry is past fifty, and he's been a bachelor ton long to enjoy bein' married. His. wife is sure to make him start takin' baths." - MASON. CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 7. ·1937 LAUNCH DRIVE ON DRUG USERS 3 eiping Police Raid Dens of Addicts; 100 Prisoners Reported Seized. PEIPING, (VP) -- China's long leralded campaign against narcot- c addicts and dealers was launched Thursday night with police raids on dens of addicts where 100 prisoners were reported seized. Reliable informants declared ·he captives, who had failed to obey stern orders to "be cured by New Year's or die!" would probably be shot Friday but municipal officials kept strict silence on execution plans. The raiding parties scattered through various parts of Peiping, estimated by authorities to have an addict population of 100,000. Dreamy slumbers of the inmate; of the dens were interrupted by the entrance of strong-arm police squads" which combed the dark passages of the illicit houses. Most of the prisoners were reported to be low-class Chinese and beggars. Gen. Sung Cheh-Yuan, chairman of the Hopeh-Chahar political council and personally directing the anti-narcotic campaign, was represented by authoritative sources as · inclined to show leniency to the addicts who expressed willingness to be treated. These, it was said, might receive life imprisonment instead of'death sentences. , Dealers who disobeyed the governmental order will probab'ly be shot summarily, officials predicted. ' ' DKAKE ROUND TABLE ON AIR THURSDAY AT 4:30 Drake Rouml Table, -a program series directed by. Wiilard L. Johnson, dean of nicn at Drake university, broadcasts over WHO each Thursday at 4:30 in the af- ernoon. Next Thursday Prof. Emery luby and Dean Johnson will dis- uss "Drake High School Creative Awards," a national enterprise. The following Thursday's period vill be occupied by a discussion if the Maude Roydcn meeting as i£ Jan. 29 under auspices of the 3es Moines peace conference and n the interests of an emergency peace campaign. Dr. Helmick and Dr. Blehlin, irofessors of physics and astron- imy respectively, together with Dean Johnson, will conduct a ound table on Jan. 21 on "The Vear and the Far of Life" and Universes ami Atoms." The fourth Thursday of each month in this series is devoted to religious round table. On Jan. 28 it will be given over to the national · conference of Jews and Christians. , . * * * Microphones were set tip in 19 states and one forcien country to relay news of 41 Important national agricultural events to the nation through the National Farm and Home hour during 1036. Increased coverage of - nationally important farm and home affairs by NBC dur- ingr HID year provided agriculture Us most complete radio service in history. Livestock shows, farm festivals, -national anrl world crop reports, farm organization conventions, rural youth activities, progress in agricultural education, . and many other subjects were featured from day to day over the Farm and Home hour in 1936. * · * VARIED CAREER LEADS CROOKS TO AIRWAVES Iceman, clerk, house painter, aviator--all these vocations have marked the career of Richard Crooks, leading American tenor of opera, concert and radio. And now he is interested in another--farm- ng. Knutson Bill Would Abolish Reciprocal Trade Agreements WASHINGTON, (ff 1 )--Abolition of reciprocal trade agreements was proposed in a bill Wednesday by Representative Harold Knutson, St. Cloud, Minn., republican. Knulson also' introduced a joint resolution Designed to permit farmers unable to pay seed and feed loans from 1933 to 1936 lo work out indebtedness on farm to market -roads. Herring to Deliver Farewell Message to Legislature Tuesday DES MOINES, (/P)--Gov. Clyde L. Herring said he would deliver his farewell message to the Iowa legislature Tuesday afternoon and leave for Washington to take his place in the senate Friday. The inauguration of Governor-Eleci Nelson G. Kraschel is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 14. Decorah Youth, Hurt Dec. 24, Unconscipu DECORAH--Cody Moore, 29 son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Moore who suffered a fractured skull in an automobile accident near De corah on Dec. 24, ,is still in an un conscious .condition, and little hope is held out for his recovery Moore has never been entirelj conscious since the accident, bu has roused sufficiently severa times to answer simple questions Girl, 11, Tumbles ' Off Gate and Dies ROCKWELL CITY, W--Dorothy Sexton, 11, died of cerebral hemorrhage after falling from a gate at a rural school six miles south of here. Other school children said the girl topc/Icd from the lop bar of the gate, her head striking a sidewalk. She died an hour later. Funeral Rites Held for Accident Victim HOLFE, (JP)--Funeral services were held at Emmetsburg today for Walter Spooner of Rolfe who died from injuries he received when, his foot was crushed in a hay press on a farm near here. Dies From Injuries After Truck Skids BLOOMF-IELD, (/P--Geoi-ge M. Poitorff, Davis county farmer, died of injuries received when a coal truck he was attempting to push from the mud skidded and trapped him against a building. RICHARD CROOKS On a recent visit to Akron. Ohio, he went out to the Firestone employes' farms and became so interested in the fall plowing thai he spent several hours driving one of the tractors. "Like thousands of other Americans I have had a rather dim idea that when I retired I might go back to the farm," said Crooks "This afternoon's work has convinced me it isn't such a bad idea Farm work seems to have been considerably lightened and rnucl easier than it was a few years ago Driving a pneumatic rubber tirec tractor makes plowing easy anc speedy. I must revive the farm idea with my wife." Crooks sings on the Voice o: Firestone radio program every Monday evening over WHO a 7:30. Henry, Bussc, whose orchestra is heard over NBC, said nothing Christinas day or the day after when the 17 members nf the group failed to give any evidence of knowing what the meaning of "Christmas ^gif I" is, even (hough their maestro had given each of them a cocktail outfit on Christmas eve. The boys waited through Sunday, hoping Busse's curiosity would lead him to make inquiries. When it didn't they finally presented him with a movie camera outfit, complete with projector. Then and only then he confessed that he had been completely baffled by their silence, and had asked his wife-if. she knew of anything he Iiad done to offend them. ' * * * "Smoke Gels In Your Eyes,' from the classic musical produc lion "Roberta," will be sung by nriss Evelyn Case when Rubinof presents the next in the series o "Musical Moments" program from station WHO Friday night at 1' o'clock. For his violin solo the famou maestro has selected one of hi own compositions, "Dance Espan ol." The orchestra with Rubinof leading will play two selections, popular ballad appropriately title* "Now That Summer Is Gone." anc "Capper Colored Gal," from thi "Cotton Club Parade of 1936." "Parade," an original composition by Abram Chasins which was the first American composition ever conducted by Arturo Toscanini, will be presented by the composer during: his final Chasins Music series program, Saturday at 11 a. m. over WHO. Chashis will be assisted in the interprcation b y Constanue Kecnc, his 12 year nlil protcce who, (his year, made Iier radio debut over the NBC networks on NEW FEARS FOR KIDNAPED BOY !old Alarms Parents Who Fear, He May Suffer From Exposure. TACOMA, Wash., (,P)--Coldest veather o( the winter Thursday larmed the parents of kidnaped Charles Mattson who believed the 0 year old boy might be suffering rom exposure. The thermometer , . sank to' 15 bove zero during the night, as the bductor ignored opportunities to eturn the victim or collect $28,- Ofl ransom. Dr. W. W. Mattson, the boy's ather and a prominent Tacoma ihysician and surgeon, was more :pprehensive that Charles, recov- ring from a cold when seized Dec. 17, might be seriously affected if le were being kept in an outlying poorly heated shack as some other ddnap victims have been. Dr. Mattson has made careful ireparations for the boy's ^care vhen and if he is turned loose. Would Go 'to Hospital. If Charles were released 'at a prearranged place and found either by the family or federal agents, here was reason to believe he vould be placed in a hospital in- tead of being taken to' the large, old English style Mattson home. Kb might be freed on a lonely country road-^--like George Weyer- laeuser was--and discovered by a ·esident who might take him di- ·ectly to the house. Precautions NEW ADVERTISEMENT SEATTLE, W--The Seattle Times carried a new advertisement in its personal column --fourth of a series believed to be from the family of Charles Mattson of Tacoma, to his kidnapers. It stated: Mable--I am giving 'all the notes. Police arc not intercepting them. I accept your message of identification. All requests have been carried out. 1 will do as instructed without anyone knowing.--Ann. ately. Reporters deserted the smoking vacant lot campfire around which they have shivered for 10 days. . Within a few hours, the lack of a check'on the Mattson home produced half a dozen rumors the ransom payment had been made and the boy returned. Return Is Denied. By telephone, -Dr. Mattson cate- [orically denied the return, asserting: "There's no one by that name (Charles) here. I wish there were." Dr. Mattson while delivering his prepared statement, obviously was suffering from great strain and appeared to fear strongly for his on's safety. The statement was typewritten and unsigned. In view of the lapse of time and because of our desire-to leave nothing undone to effect the safe return of our son, my wife- and I at this time request that all members of the press in this vicinity make no further surveillance of any kind or nature whatsoever of my movements at any hour of the day or night and that my home be not watched," it stated in part. "Will Realize Anxiety." ' x x x I feel certain, however, lhat all parents at least will realize the terrible anxiety which my wife and I are suffering and our desperate desire to see our son once more." Officers : of Utah and Nevada were stirred to activity by the report of a CCC foreman at Mesquite, Nev., of an automobile containing a man, woman and young boy. He thought the boy was Charles Mattson. More Drought Aid for Midwest Sought by Congress Group WASHINGTON, (/P)--Iowa, Me- araslca and South Dakota congressional delegations met with Secretary of Agriculture Wallace and resettlement administration representatives Thursday, in an attempt to obtain more relief for drought stricken farmers. Senator Guy Gillette of Iowa who arranged the conference said present relief provisions are "slow and inadequate." Gillette said the congressmen would propose the establishment of a divisional office at Sioux City and some other point in that area to expedite the handling of loan and grant applications. Applications are now s e n t through, the Indianapolis, fnd., office. The committee will also suggest a revision of relief administration regulations to apply to larger unit farms. Central School Grounds Are Flooded for Skating As part of the WPA recreational program, the Central school grounds will be ready Thursday night for skating. The grounds were flooded Wednesday night and further preparations were made Thursday. · Gets 5 Year Term. DUBVQUE, (IP)-- Merville Harry, 21, was sentenced to five years in the state penitentiary when lie pleaded guilty to stealing from a railroad yard. brass Pope Pius Inspects Wheel Chair Which He Intends to Use VATICAN CITY, (IP) -- Pope Pius XI, refreshed by a relatively good night's sleep, eagerly in- epected Wednesday the specially constructed wheel chair he expected to bring back a measure of his old activity. Well informed circles said the holy father was eager to undertake all work his doctor, Professor Aminta Milani, would allow. As an indication o f - h i s continued interest, prelates said the pontiff was carrying on his fight against communism from his sickbed. He was said to hope the eu~ charastic congress in Manila in February would help check communism's spread in the Philippines. ,vere being made to pi-event the child being overly excited. 'I've got to consider that boy "irsl," said the doctor. "I don't know what condition he will be in when he is found," Never Was Robust. Charles, while not delicate, is slight and never has been robust. When he was stolen from the liv- ng room of his home he wore clothing suitable only indoors-slue knickers, a blue jacket and house slippers. A report Wednesday from merchant in Shelton, Wash:, indicated the kidnaper may fi have nought heavy underwear -arid a sweater for him. Unless this were true, Charles was illy attired for the weather. The frigid night passed with no word from the kidnaper, although all avenues to the Mattson family lome were left entirely unguarded so the kidnaper could freely collect the money and liberate the boy. Assured of Safety . The kidnaper was assured of safety by complete inactivity of all law enforcement agencies. The department of justice, state patrolmen and city police all have acquiesced to the plea by Dr. Mattson that no action be taken which might endanger the life of his son, held captive 11 days. Even the corps of newspapermen and photographers which has been at the Mattson residence since Dec. 27 was absent Thursday to give the kidnaper an open road to the family. No Interest in Spencer Clews. Officers here manifested "no interest" in "kidnap clews" from Spencer, Iowa, San Francisco, and Las Vegas, Nev. There was no indication the ransom has been paid. The boy had not been returned. Belief the payment still pended was based on a second voluntary statement to the press given Wednesday by Dr. Mattson. In it he asked newspapermen loifollow the example of law officers in allowing him free rein-- in his dealings with the kidnaper. The doctor requested the watch be removed from his home, stories of advertisements believed to be contact efforts be stopped and his personal activities be left free of surveillance. Comply With Request. Observers immediately pointed out no such request would be necessary if the ransom had been paid. Newspapermen complied with the doctor's plea almost immedi- Truck Crashes Train. HUMBOLDT, (XPJ--Will Anselment, Humboldt farmer, suffered serious injuries when his truck crashed into a Minneapolis and St. Louis passenger train. ADVANCE MADE BY INSURGENTS Madrid Suburbs Reached by Spanish Rebels From New Sector. WITH FASCISTS, Outside Madrid, (If)-- S p a n i s IV, insurgents fought their way to the suburbs of Madrid from a new sector Thursday and were reported to have occupied the railroad station and surrounding buildings at Pozuelo de Alarcon, five miles northwest of the capital. Driving from recently captured Las Rozas on the Madrid-El Escorial highway, the fascist troops advanced, steadily pushing the capital's defenders along the road before them. · . Cedar Rapids Man Killed, Wife Hurt by Hit and Run Car CEDAR RAPIDS, (/P)-John Toeller, 62, was killed and his wife critically injured Wednesday night when they were struck by a hit and run driver's car as they were crossing a downtown street in the middle of the block near Toeller's machine shop. Police an hour later arrested William Kerchill, 27, as the owner and driver of the car when he was found at a garage where he stopped to have broken headlights in his car repaired. J. W. Cahalan, 44, declared to have been riding with Kerchill at the time also was held for investigation. Mrs. Toeller buffered head injuries, fracture of the left arm and severe lacerations. DOES BLADDER IRRITATION WAKE YOU UP? It's not normal. It's nature's warning, "Danger Alicad." Make this 2oc test. Use buchu leaves, juniper oil, and. 6 -other drugs made into little green tablets, lo /lush out excess acids and Impurities. Excess acids can cause Irritation resulting in getting up nixlst-", scanty flow, frequent desire, burning, backache, and tefi pains. Just say Bukets to your druggist. In four days if not pleased your 25c win be refunded. Michael Drug Co., Huxtable Drug Co. .The final crown of misery when misfortune comes is remembering what a fool you were.--Wisconsin State Journal, Flush Kidneys of Acid and Poisons Gain in Health and Stop Getting Up Nights . When kidneys are clogged they become weak--the bladder is irritated--often 1 passage is scanty and smarts. and burns--sleep is restless and nightly visits to the bathroom are frequent. The right safe harmless and inexpensive way to stop this trouble and restore healthy action to kidneys and bladder is to get from any druggist a 35'Cenl box of Gold Medal Haarlem Oil Capsules and take- as directed---you won't be disappointed. B u t ' be sure and get GOLD MEDAL Haarlem Oil Capsules-the original and genuine--right from Haarlem in Holland--a grand kidney stimulant and diuretic. Hemember also that other symptoms o£ kidney and bladder trouble are backache, leg cramps, puffy eyes, moist palms and nervousness. F R E E Glassware WITH GASOLINE'PURCHASE TANK AR GAS 111 Houth Federal Avenue Mason City, Iowa WHAT CONGRESS IS DOING By The Associated Press Thursday: Senate and house in recess. House ways and means committee meets to make committee assignments. Wednesday: Counted electoral votes; heard President Roosevelt's annual message; adopted emergency embargo on arms exports to Spain. one of Cliasln's programs. The concluding number programs is Bach's "Pasacaelia." « w o "A Swell Night for a ftlurderi' an original three-act drama by Carolyn Clarke, will be Campana's First .Nighter play, Friday night at 9 o'clock over WHO. Peter Gates, a young and happy-go- lucky mystery story writer, played by Don Amcche, is on his way to a party with his wife, played by Barbara Luildy. The party has barely started before a murder is discovered in the house and all, including the writer and his wife, are suspected. 60c Campana Italian Balm with 2Sc Listerine Tooth Powder Sale Specials for Frl, and Sat. at 103. North Federal Ave! This Beautiful indirect TABLE LAMP and Shade / $3.95 Value Only WOODBURYS CREAMS EPSOM SALTS 5 |0c LBS. JilEF nKol Epjom Salll b.lK. TABLETS BOTTLE OF 100 Pirtt. let a punch ctru Then *· you make rurchitci, Hiv them punched GUI urtli] they IcU 32.50. which entiltu you lo Lhi tractive lrnp lot only $1.69. *rch 1. 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