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January 16, 1937

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 22

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*a«sw*«rttaLS=«: MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 16 · 1937 .·Ormiston, Linked to t Aimee McPherson's Disappearance, Dies · LOS ANGELES, W--Kenneth G. Ormiston, 41, radio engineer who figured in the inquiry into ·Aimee Semple McPherson's mysterious disappearance in 192?, died '· Friday after an appendectomy. ' Ormiston underwent the opera- Congratufations to K G L O We'll be listening when you take off Sunday at 1 P. M. X " Shoe Box, Inc. Chuck, Elder, Prop* ion last Sunday at the Queen of he Angels hospital. · . ' · , He had been radio engineer for the .Columbia Broadcasting company for several years. ·-His name came up during the nvestigation into Mrs. McPherson's abrupt disappearance from an ocean beach near Los Angeles. The evangelist reappeared in Mexico six weeks later with the story she had been kidnaped and held in a Mexican hideaway by unidentified persons. An investigation was made into a report that Mrs. McPherson and Ormiston had been seen together in a Carmel, Cal., cottage during the period of her strange absence. Both Mrs. McPherson and Ormiston denied the report. Belmdnd Baby, Victim of Pneumonia, Buried BELMOND -- Funeral services were held Thursday morning at the St. Francis church for Maxine Finn, five months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mack Finn. The Rev. S. J. Mauer was In charge of the services. Burial was made in the St. Francis cemetery. The child had been ill with flu, which developed into pneumonia. The young man v who . buys everything he wants, becomes the old -man'' who -does without things he needs.--rHopklns, 1Mb., Journal. We Wish to Congratulate the Mason City Globe-Gazette ' . ' · ' . ''. · . " , . on the Building of K G L O -- t r We term it a very important step in the progress of the : ; : . ' · · · · ' paper and'community. . PH3TCHAR0 MOTOR CO. 'On Pennsylvania from State to First Street S. E. CONGRATULATIONS to Station KGLO ' T h e - M a s o n City : Millvrork Company is pleased rhafits products were used'in the construction of the broadcasting station and the transmitter house. MASON CITY MILLWORK CO. Phone 155 Our Craftsmen Are Skilled in Making "EVERYTHING OF WOOD" Corner 4th and Monroe S. W. The one piano you have always wanted CONGRATULATIONS . · , . . _ · s , To Lee P. Loomis for bringing Mason City its.newest achievement-^-Radio Station KGLO Tower PAPERS IGNORE MADRID SIEGE German Attention Shifts as Reported Deadline of Hitler Expires. BERLIN, (fP) -- The controlled nazi press suddenly dropped its detailed coverage oE the insurgent drive on'Madrid Friday--the reported Hitler "deadline" for fascist capture of the Spanish capital. Well grounded reports a -week ago said the German reichsfuehrer had given Gen. Francisco Franco, the Spanish fascist dictator-designate, until today to take-Madrid, which was interpreted as meaning Germany and Italy felt they could stave off "Anglo-French demands for a stoppage of.foreign aid that long. After that, it was indicated at the lime, Franco, might get no more fascist assistance unless he showed definite^ signs of winning Plowing Under Copper Wire.at KGLO the war. But Friday the newspapers, Ten miles of copper wire were plowed under the KGLO radio station. Above Sidney" Davis, chief engineer, is shown, regulating the wire. which have been describing almost every inch of Franco's advance on Madrid in great detail, made' no mention of the fighting there. lusted, they" played up the "great victory" at Kstepona, in the south of Spain, won by the fas- simultaneous re- cist armies. There were ports that a last minute attempt still was being made to give Franco the edge in the war before an international neutrality agreement were reached. The nazis' main objection to the newest British proposal asking cessation of aid to the Spanish fascists is that it came at a time when, they believed, the Madrid- Valencia government had a preponderance of fighting power. Rising 290 feet into (he sky, the Truscon steel tower of KGLO has on top of it a red beacon which on clear nights can be seen 15 miles away. THE INSTKtmEHT OF THE IMMORTALS STEINWAY TOLD TO OFFER MEN OLD JOBS Board Makes Ruling Against Hearst on His Seattle Paper. WASHINGTON, (IP)--The labor relations board ordered William Randolph Hearst and five Hearst companies Friday to offer Frank M. Lynch and Philip Everhardt Armstrong their former positions on the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Discharge o£ these employe last summer led to a strike callec by the Seattle chapter o[ the Am erican Newspaper Guild and sus pension of the paper's publicatio from Aug. 13 to Nov. 25, ID36. The guild complained the dis charges resulted from guild ac livity on the part ol Lynch, a photographer, a n d Armstrong, dramatic critic. ' Settled ly Agreement. After the strike 'was settled by agreement last November, John Boettigcr, a son-in-law of President Roosevelt, was appointed publisher of the paper, and Mrs. Boettiger, the president's daughter, took a position with the paper's editorial staff. - The board's five point order called for the paper to: (1) "Cease and desist from in any manner interfering with, restraining or coercing their em- ployes in the exercise of their rights to self-organization x x x" "Cease anil Desist." (2) "Cease and desist from in any manner discouraging membership in the American Newspaper Guild x, x x" (3) Offer re-employment to Lynch and Armstrong. (4) Give back pay to these employes. (5) Post a notice in the cdiior- al department that the board's order would be complied with. The order was directed at Hearst and five Hearst companies because of their corporate setup, the board explained. LONELY HEARTS PAY \ 3 MILLION Join 400 Clubs m U. S. in Their Search for Suitable Mate. NEW YORK--Every year two million hopeful American men and women, members of 400 "lonely hearts" clubs, spend $4,- OOO.OOQ in dues and $9,000,000 in postage in their search for a suitable mate, according to a national survey of the matrimonial agency business just completed by the American Magazine. This huge marriage "industry" results in approximately 5,000 weddings each year, the survey revealed. In other words, it is one-half of one per cent effective. Other facts turned up by the investigation follow: "As far ,bac!c ' as 1859 there were matrimonial clubs in this country, but in a small dishonest way. Country lads were induced to send $5 to a city slicker who romised to provide a beautiful oung heiress, and when the. ountry lad had sent his money he was that much poorer and viser. Started Honest Clubs. Later, shrewd people on the ookout for easy money figured that an honest matrimonial club could be conducted at a good profit with little effort, and since that discovery, the business has Some exist for the purpose of blackmail, some sell obscenity, some deal in even stranger things. Women over fifty represent one of the major problems of every club. They clog the rolls, have an exalted opinion of their imporl- ance'to'men and never seem to realize that they have lost the charm which men demand in women. The average person who enrolls in a club is ready and willing to 'tell all' and it is from this that the danger of blackmail and swindle emanates. "Most of the women club members are ; school teachers, nurses, office workers and widows. Most of the marriages are between middle-aged people who look for companionship and'security rather than romance. The men are retired soldiers and sailors, clerks, accountants, rural doctors, farmers, engineers, widowers and those whose profession takes them to far-away places where · suitable mates are scarce, or non-existent," Crowd Watches Vfife Cremate Herself on Mate's Funeral Pyre LUCKNOW, India, (.P)--A huge crowd watched a Brahmin widow willingly burn to death Thursday on the funeral pyre of her husband to prove her wifely .excellence. Her act, the rite of suttee, was once the custom o£ bereaved | Brahmin wives but has become almost extinct under British rule. The wail of conches into which many of the witnesses blew and the clanging of cymbals drowned out the woman's agonized cries as she cremated herself before a temple near Agra. She was dead before police arrived. They made several arrests. Natvig, New Hampton, Succumbs at Oakdale NEW HAMPTON--Louis Natvig died at the Oakdale hospital Wednesday from the flu. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon with the Rev. R. H. Tjernagel, pastor of the Lutheran church officiating. Louis Natvig was born in Utica township, [ Chiekasaw county, Iowa, on ,Aug. 8, 1889 the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jens L. Navig. He was married. Illness Delays Trip. ALTA VISTA--The Rev. A. C. Woerderhoft, pastor of St. Bernard's church, is suffering influenza that made it .necessary for him to go to the New Hampton hospital. Father Woerderhofl was to leave Alta Vista Wednesday night for Miami, Fla., for an extended stay. The trip to Florida was' advised by his physicians as the local priest has been suffering from arthritis for more than a year. . ... The first thing we're going to legal proceure m Iowa. Appoint- do resurre ction morning is to read ment of nine other members wa announced two weeks ago. our tombstone and have a good laugh.--Thomaston (Ga.) Times. oeen growing by leaps a n d bounds. "The,'-lonely'are like the poor They are always with us. The social club offers them everything they desire. If properly conducted it cannot fail. Its function is simple. For a small fee, paid by eac! member, it offers to exchange th names, addresses and descriptions of men and women so that they can correspond with each other. This, basically, is all it offers to do. Actually, it offers romance by mail, with the possibility of marriage. Some Sell Obscenity. ' 'Not all of the clubs are honest. Committee Decides for I n c u m b e n t in . Iowa House Contest DES MOINES, (fP)--The legislative committee on one of nine contests for seats in the Iowa house of representatives Saturday reported in favor of the democratic incumbent. Hep. J. P. Gallagher (D) of Williamsburg, chairman of the committee selected to decide the contest brought by Loren I. Peel (R.) of Keosauqua against J. K, O'Neill (D) of Keosauqua, disclosed the committee report and said the house will be asked to adopt it. Gallagher said the committee, at a session Saturday, counted about one-third of the 6,000 ballots involved and that Peel then conceded the election of O'Neill. The county canvassing board had reported O'Neill elected by 62 votes. Martha Raye Stricken With Influenza on Set HOLLYWOOD, (fP)--Latest victim of influenza in the movie colony is Martha Raye, wide mouthec comedienne, stricken on the set. She probably will be away from work for a week. - Just tefore airtime Phil Baker shakes hands with every member o£ his cast, including the actor w h o : portrays the haunting "beetle." Thiele Named Assessor. BUFFALO CENTER -- R. E. Thiele was appointed assessor for Buffalo Center to fill the office left vacant by the resignation of C. H. Galagan, who moved to Fort Dodge. Names Cook, Kenline and Powell to Legal Advisory Commission DES MOINES, (/P)--Chief Justice Paul W. Richards appointed Wayne G. Cook of Davenport, A. C. Kenline of Dubuque and Clifford Powell of Red Oak, to the state legal advisory commission. The commission was forced to We Wish to Congratulate the Globe-Gazette on Bringing To Mason City ANN GILBERT BARBER b BEAUTY SHOP 103 1st S. E. Phone 3180 Our Best Wishes For Success of Radio Station KGLO FIRESTONE Sales and Service Store 115 EAST STATE We Are Not Only Happy But Proud to Have the Studios of K G IN THE HANFORD HOTEL The Management and Employees Will Always Be Glad to Serve and Co-operate at All Times. We Wish You Luck HOTEL HANFQRD Tad Martin, Mgr. We Point With Pride 1210 K. C. We are proud to have been a part of this achievement. r MAS ON CITY. IOWA Keller Nominated as Head of Iowa WPA WASHINGTON, f/P) -- George Keller was nominated by President Roosevelt Friday as works progress administrator for Iowa. Meets at Bilharz Home. OSAGE--The Home and Garden department ol the Osagc Woman's club was entertained Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Otto Bilharz. Mrs. Ruth Pilgrim read a paper on "The Progress of Woman Today in Her Home." A discussion of "Essentials fl£ Growing a Chosen Variety of Flowers" was led by Mrs. Grace Thomason. To Mason City's Latest Achievement CONGRATULATIONS HERMANSON BROS. DAI RY PHONE 646 Credit to Mason City , . . And We Are Proud of Our Part in the Concrete Construction. ALL WASHED, SCREENED AND GRADED SAND and GRAVEL WAS FURNISHEDtBY THI Sand and Gravel Co. N O R T H E A S T O F M A S O N C I T Y WE ARE PROUD Ke .Of Our Part in the Construction of Radio Station 9 400 FOOT WELL * AUTOMATIC WATER LIFT 9 PLUMBING FIXTURES * SEPTIC TANK roy Fuel Furnace Co. 137 FOURTH STREET S. W. PHONE 441 K3 1 -" I! ^ JMSJ fm in

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