The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 7, 1934 · Page 9
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 7, 1934
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WORLD NEWS IN PICTURE GLOBE-GAZETTE READERS LOOKING UP--This gives you an idea of how the Marin tower of the Golden Gate bridge at Marin county, California, looks to an ant. The structure already has reached a height of 632 feet. SWALLOWS THREE PINS--Efforts to obtain funds for an emergency operation for Mrs. Gricba Swift, Los Angeles mother, to remove a pin lodged in her right lung are being made by Los Angeles volfare institutions. Mrs. Swift, shown with her children, Undine, 7, and Wilber, 10, swallowed three pins recently while sewing on a lampshade. She was holding the pins in her mouth when she was -seized with a coughing attack. X-ray photographs revealed that the two other pins in her body probably would cause her no trouble.. A CHIC ENSEMBLE--Margaret Lindsay, screen actress, displays this chic ensemble of beige and brown in knitted tweed* SHAW IN BALBOA--George Bernard Shaw, noted playwright, is photographed upon arrival in Balboa, C. Z. With characteristic Shawian forthrightness, the noted gentleman of letters complimented the newspaper men on their reception. He seemed actually pleased and declared that it was the first time in his travels that lie wasn't "asked a lot of crazy questions". ICE QUEENS--Megan Taylor, loft, of England, and Vivienne Hulthen, right, of Stockholm, captured first and second honors, respectively, in the women's competition for the fancy skating championship of the world at Stockholm, Sweden. The two stars are shown "bowing out" at the conclusion of the event in which they won honors. CABINET MEMBERS HONORED--Attorney General Homer S. Cummings, left, and Secretary of Commerce Daniel C. Roper are shown in the Chapel Garden of Rollins college, Winter Park,- Fla., after receiving honorary degrees from the college at Founders' Day exercise?. Cummings was awarded the degree of doctor of laws and Koper the degree of doctor of humanities. GAS BLAST DID THIS--Here is all that remains of a two-story frame house in Mt. Atkinson, Pittsburgh, following a gas explosion and subsequent fire. Three young children escaped with their lives. Windows were shattered in a dozen houses nearby. CAKE FOR. FIRST LADY--Baking a cake for Mrs. Roosevelt, wife of the president, requires expert attention, declares Marjorie Hunt, eight-year-old Camp Fire Girl of New York City, who is shown receiving a few helpful points in the art of cake baking from the famous chef, Oscar, of the Waldorf, left, and Fleuriot, well-known pastry chef. The cake was baked for Mrs. Roosevelt at a reception marking the twenty-second birthday anniversary of the Camp Fire Girls. WINTER ON CHESAPEAKE--The usually prosaic ferry ride from Baltimore to Love Point has become a polarish adventure under current winter conditions on Chesapeake bay. This photo shows a slimpse of the bay from the ferryboat Philadelphia as it plowed its vay. through the ice toward its goal. PROVES ITS AIRWORTHINESS--Soaring grace-fully above the airport_at GlencU.' Iliwer plane astounded skeptical spectators who doubted the craft's ability to fly. radial air-cooled engine and capable of better than 100 miles ]i-v i hns i"-'.-n i ;w HO icicnco . , of . or i- NOR FOR MARCONI--In recognition of his contributions , Senator Guglielmo Marconi has been made an honorary S:i!i Francisco by Mayor Rossi of the California c i f y . Ti; shov.-n, lr-ft, with the certification of citizenship \vhi.-h w i l l :rk-'.i Jo. Marconi by Reverend Or-stt Trinclii'.-ii. l i ^ ' i i . HKR HOME SAVED -- Facer willi loss of her homo througl foreclosure, Mrs. Tony Cbrbclli of Kenosha, Wis., -wired Presi dent Roosevelt for help. Withi: a week a federal home loan wa negotiated at the personal con: inaiui of the president. Now Mr.- CorbHli'a most prized posscssioi is ;i letter from the president, ·A'i.-iiiiig her h.'nniinc^a. *

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