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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, February 16, 1931
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«'f«KitffUJKfSKaer,-Aisfi f :aa. Vu, MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE ? NAVAL FLEETS i IN MOCK FIGHT ·; Value of Superior Air plan ; Force to Be Tested in Battle. ·; .'PANAMA CITY, Feb. 16. (.*-;. The scouting- fleet of the 'Unite States navy -sailed westward frorr the Pacific entrance of the Panam Canal today intent upon quick con l.tact and a "battle to the finish" witt a pseudo-invader, the Pacific fleet Decks cleared and radios silancec , the ships crept out of Balboa har bor in battle array. The encounter in which the theor etical problems of a real war wil be faced and worked out, will be that of an inferior surface craf fleet assisted by a superior air force . including the dirigible Los Angeles against a superior surface craf . fleet. The Pacific fleet will attempt capture of the canal and landing of an armed force on the central American coast. . DRIVER OF DEATH - AUTO IS SOUGHT (Continued From Pgo 1). then speeded westward. Both legs of the girl were broken and she was bleeding at the nose and mouth She died almost instantly. One of her shoes was found in, a field half way to the snow fence. Children who were playing in front of the Larson home called to : their father, who ran to the road ·He was unable to observe many details of the car. , According to warnings sent out : . fcy Sheriff Swenson. the car was a ; maroon colored Dodge and had a · steamer trunk tied to the rear. The · license was dirty but he said the three girls believed the auto had a ' Minnesota number. Some thot the car might have been a Buick. Inquest Is Held. The body was taken to the H. J. Schutter funeral parlors where an inquest was conducted in 'charge of Dr. H. F. Thompson, Forest City, who is county coroner. The coroner's jury consisted of Mr. Schutter who took the body to the funeral home, F. Stratman and M. McDermott. The verdict was that Emma Freisenberg came to her death about 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon by being struck by a car driven by some unknown person. The principal witnesses were the three companions of the victim and Dr. H. E. Kiel, Buffalo Center, the . attending physician. Funeral arrangements have not been announced. justice Hiaynes Hears Testimony ' *--.? ·- - , ·,., ' · . o~· J v - . ' · ' · . ' T :\ ·, ; -. · " · * · ·j - --The case of Martin N. Tageson, i Jr., was taken under advisement by ', Justice of Peace Stanley Haynes - Saturday afternoon following an all day hearing. Information was filed against Tagesen by Gooch on a charge of pheasant hunting out of - season. The case was heard about a week ago when Tagesen pleaded , guilty, but a retrial was granted. Both parties are farmers from . southeast of Mason City. ONE CENT A DAY PAYS . UP TO $100 A MONTH . The Postal Life £ Casualty In' surance Co., 3167 * Moriarty BIdg., Kansas City, Mo., is offering a new accident poJIcy that pays up to $100 a month for 24 months for disability and $1,000.00 for deaths--costs less than le a day--$3.50 a year. Over 68,000 already have this protection. Men, women and children, ages 10 to 70, eligible. Send no money. Simply send name, address, age, beneficiary's name and relationship and they will send this ' t policy on 10 days' FREE inspection. No examination is requited. This of; £er is limited, so write them today. FEBRUARY 16 1931 IN DAY'S NEWS Wearing this costume, Miss Beatrice ThraiUdll of Warrensburg, Mo., was acclaimed the University qf Missouri's best "old fashioned girl" In a contest conducted by n student publication. ROBBERS SLUG WELLS, FAYETTE Filling Station Is Held Up Second Time in Month; $45 Is Taken. FAYETTE, Feb. 16.--The Standard Oil filling station here was held ip and robbed and the attendant, Foryst Wells, slugged by two unmasked bandits at 6:30 o'clock this norning. The robbery was the sec- nd at the station within a month, bout $45 in currency was stolen by he bandits this morning, about the ame amount as in 'the earlier hold- P- Wells was kneeling in 'front of e safe, preparatory to starting he day's business this morning, vhen the door opened and he was lugged as he raised his head, pre- entlng his getting a good look at ae bandits. He was evidently un- oiiscious for only a short 'time and s'not seriously injured." · Wayne Wells, 19, Brother of t*re .ttendant, 'in' charge'of the station iunday evening, reported after he. losed up that two suspicious men vere in the station at three dif- erent times during the evening. He and Marshal A. W. Whitford etu'rned to the station and waitci! or some time but no one appeared, ome checks were taken with the urrency this .morning but the money changer was not seen by ths obbers. Following the previous obbery, the money changer was ound where the bandit had thrown t away near Marengo. Sheriff Robrtson was notified of the robbery vhen Wells recovered from the slug- ling. WOMEN KILLED; INFANT STARVES Police Look Into Gruesome Slaying of Three Negroes. Ilinton Man Killed in ^Accident; Girl Injured CLINTON, Feb. 16. /P--An inquest was scheduled for toiJay into he death yesterday of Tony Alleaee, 54, Clinton, in an automobile accident. Helen Madsen, 11, also of Clinton, was seriously injured. Mrs. John Moran, driver of the car which collided with Allesee's, was not injured. A THRIFT HABIT Is a good habit to cultivate! By saving a .definite part of your income each month, you are assured a valuable reserve f u n d for unexpected bills, home c o m f o r t s and long- looked-for pleasures. Any of the officers of the Northwest Savings Bank will be glad to help you start an easy plan of regular saving. NORTHWEST SAVINGS BANK Mason City, Iowa Affiliated With NORTHWEST BANCORPORATION COMBINED RESOURCES OVER $495,000,000 NEW YORK, Feb. 16. gruesome slaying of three Negro women and the death,.apparently by starvation, of an 11 months old baby girl, mystified police today. Summoned by a Negro who got no response to his knocks, a patrolman broke in the door of a'Harlem apartment last night and found the bodies. One victim's throat had been cut and the others had been strangled to death. The baby still was con- scioxis in a high chair but died several hours later in a hospital. Thelma Scott, 16 year old night club dancer, was found lashed to a bed in one room with a blood stained razor laying nearby. Her mother, Mrs. Roasa Scott, 38, was lying fully dressed in a bathtub with part of a clothesline around her neck. The third woman, identified as Harriet Reed, was bound and strangled in another room. Police theorized that the women had been dead and the baby without food for several days. The flat was in good order and there was ho evidence" of a struggle. FISH AND GAME GROUP APPROVED (Continued From I'aee .1). They would be appointed by the governor for six year terms with at least three of them as farmers. The commission would appoint an administrative officer at a salary of $4,000 a year. Advocates Passage Simmeer, in advocating passage of the measure, said that the department had no definite .fish and game program, had expended $48,000 for building and equipment to make an exhibit at the state fair and that, in the last six years, slightly more than $500,000 of the $1,106,000 receipts had been expended for traveling expenses and salaries. He said "within the last few days, 'our carloads of fish have gone nto my county and of these, three vent into a private lake because of jolitieal expediency." He also as- erted that members of the depart- nent were lobbying against the Commenting on Simmer's remarks bout the state fair exhibit, Repre- entative H. M. Greene, Pottawat- amie, declared that the building was used as a fish hatchery as well as for exhibition purposes. Procedure TJnchanged. .To an objection by Representative' Stanley Watts, Van Bureh,\that the billwiuld permit the proposed .commission to obtain. its supplies arid equipment from the ' general fund instead of from receipts, Representative Ed Brown, Polk, said the same procedure would be applicable as at present, that is the department being sustained by receipts collected. Two new amendments were inserted in the measure today. One by Representative S. R. Torgeson, Worth, prohibits the commission from declaring any open seasons and the other by Representative G. E. Van Wert, Franklin, fixes the salary of the chieE game warden at ?4,000. The fish and game bill came up under a special order of business after the session opened with a discussion of Simmer's bill legalizing the construction of municipally owned utilities to be paid for from future revenues o£ the plants. Motion Is iMst. The house devoted an hour to general discussion on this measure. An amendment by Representative William Gilmore, Cedar, to defer consideration was lost by a vote of Representative I. M. Reed. Mahaska, attempted to have the bill amended so that no contracts could be approved except upon a vote of the people. This lost by a vote of 36 to 62. Reed said he was for the bill, but he thot contracts for such construction should be submitted to the people the same as franchises. Simmer declared the amendment "a joker." Representative L. M. Forsling, Woodbury, spoke for the amendment declaring that "we are here to protect the rights and the interests of the people." An amendment by Reu- resentative F. W. Elliott, Scott, which would require plans for plants to be prepared to permit competitive bidding, that contracts be let to the lowest bidder, that rates be kept at a low figure was not reached when the fish and game bill came up under special order. HOUSE PREPARES TO DEBATE BILL (Continued F mm l' as e ]). to determine whether it is operating In violation of the anti-trust laws. Senator, Norris, independent republican, Nebraska, proposed the i n- quiry. A bill to provide a pension for dependents of World war veterans dating from the time of the veteran's death was approved today by the house veterans commitee. Plans were made for house action without delay. The measure would provide $26 a month for a widow and one orphan, with .$6 aditional for each aditional orphan. Avoid Easy Money. A statement that easy money should be avoided and credit facilities be expanded on a basis of "actual conusumer demand" was presented as the general view of bankers by Rome C. Stephenson, president of the American Bankers association, in testimony before the, senate committee investigating banking conditions. The house immigration committee approved thb Jenkins bill to limJI immigration by 90 per cent of exist ing quotas for two years as an unemployment measure. The commit- 'tee also ordered favorable reports on bills to limit immigation from western hemisphere nations to 10 per cent of existing quotas and to restrict immigration from the Philip pines to 500 annually. Chairman Nye of the senate campaign funds committee received from former. Senator Robsion, republican, Kentucky, a letter asserting "whole precincts were stolen' from him in last fail's elections. Robsion was defeated. Welcome Oil Probe. E. B. Reeser, president of the American Petroleum Institute, said before the house ways and means committee his organization would welcome a congressional investigation . of the oil industry. He estimated the Capper-Garber bill, to restrict oil imports to 16,000,000 barrels in two years would increase the market of domestic importers 10 per cent. · . The senate education committee received a letter from Secretary Wilbur advising that appropriations for co-operation with the states in the development of rural educational facilities be postponed pending a study of general conditions. The house passed and sent to the senate the Williamson bill to enable the comptroller general to transfer, to the soldiers home the effects of persons dying while subject to military law. Sent to Senate. The house passed the §45,000,000 administration program for the construction of postoffice stations, branches and garages. The bill now goes to the senate. It authorizes the appropriation of not more than $10,000,000 to carry out the construction work. Before passage, it was amended on the motion of Representative Maas, republican, Minnesota, to provide that in the case of purchase, the postmaster general should not pay more than the price fixed by a commission named by the U. S. district judge. $12,000 BLAZE AT FOREST CITY Overheated Furnace Is Believed Origin of Flames in Store Building. FOREST CITY, Feb. 16.--A fire, hot to have originated from an verheated furnace, practically des- royed the Ben Franklin store here arly Sunday morning. The store is iwned by A. C. Bandemier who was mt of the city at the time of the ire. The back p v art of-.the first floor was. burned out and the entire, stock ruined. The building was bwrie,d by A. Li. Moen, former mayor of Forest City. The entire damage was estimated from $10,000 to $12,000. The alarm was turned in shortly before o'clock by Mrs. I. M. Imley, who ives across the alley from the turned building. The firemen were landicapped by the intense smoke ,'hich prevented them from locating he blaze. HUNT CONTINUES FOR BOY'S BODY Two Brothers Drowned in Des Moines River When Ice Gives Way. DES MOINES, Feb. 16. (/H--Rescuers continued their efforts today to recover the body of Thomas Pope, 11, who with his brother, Dick Pope[ 6, was drowned in the .Des Moines river yesterday when the ice gave way. Three other companions, including two brothers, were saved from a similar fate by rescuers while another lad was not caught in a sudden cracking of the ice as the party made its way across the river. Ancel Pope, 12; Hayden Pope, 10, and Robert Smith, 12, were pulled from the stream by nearby persons attracted by the screams of the boys. Edward Cranston, the sixth member of the group, made his way safely to the bank, witnesses said. The accident occurred in midstream where the ice apparently had been softened by the sudden rise in temperature. Soon after the rescue of the three boya the body of Dick was taken from the river. Protracted efforts, however, failed to reveal the body of his brother". Drama Shop Players to Present Comedy of Social Climbers Tickets for the comedy drama, "This Way Out" to be presented Monday evening at 8:15 o'clock at the high school auidtorlum, are on sale at Currie Van Ness company. The play ia to be presented by the Drama Shop Players under the sponsorship of the St. Rita society. The action of the drama progresses smoothly to the thrilling climax when the smuggled diamonds are discovered In the house of Paddy Casey, retired contractor, and relief from the excitement ia offered by members of the Cagey family, determined social climbers. 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