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January 28, 1937

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 3

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-t--7«--^^.-., r --^J*.- MISHAPS TAKE 6 IOWA LIVES Four Are Killed in Aut Crashes, 1 in Blast and ! by Gas. W H of six 'I°wan Wednesday. Four persons died i auto crashes, one in an explosio and one by monoxide. George Byers, 17 year old Siou I ' I T J - lgh scho ° l student, wa filled m a gas explosion at hi home. Assistant Fire Chief Charle. Kuhl said the explosion apparent ly was caused by gas escapin from a kitchen stove and being ignited by a pilot light. The blast heard five blocks away, moved two walls o£ the house and lifted part of the roof. 2 Die in Hospital. John Callas, 20, of Muscatine University of Iowa dental student, and Ray M. Bonsib, Si, Cedar Rapids salesman, died in a hospital after the car In which they were riding skidded on icy pavement and struck a tree. Callas was riding from Iowa City to his home with Bonsib. The accident occurred at the edge of Muscatine. . Homer Coppock, 50, Indianola was killed and his wife injuree when their car collided with ; truck a mile north of Indianola County officers said Coppock s car skidded into the rear of Ihq truck. Coppock was director of the educational program of the Iowa Anti-Saloon league. Clarion Youth Killed. Joe Manga, 20, Clarion, was killed when his stock truck and a gravel truck collided at a crossroad six miles north of Webster City. John Baker, Kamrar, Iowa, driver of the gravel truck, suffered minor injuries. Hans H. Sconberg. til, was found dead in his garage late Wednesday afternoon. The county coroner said Sconberg's death was from monoxide. He said that Sconberg had been repairing his car with the motor running, and failed to provide sufficient ventilation. Prize Winners in Rudd . Program Are Announced RUDD--A large crowd attended the P. T. A. meeting which consisted of a Major Bowes' amateur hour with C. H. Carlson as master of ceremonies. Nine performances were presented. Waunita Roy was awarded first with a tap dance number and Lois, William, Carlyle and Lorraine Stalker received sec- ^-£hd prized Lois 'was the pianist. William dressed in a cowboy costume sang a cowboy number. Carlyle and Lorraine sang "When You and I Were Young Maggie." Lorraine was dressed as an old lady with cap, spectacles and long dress and Carlyle wore a long coat, trousers, tall hat and spectacles and carried a cane. Mrs. H. O. Braham won first prize and Miss Madge Waterliouse u-on second prize in the question bee conducted by C. H. Carlson. Whittemore Gives Cash and Clothing for Area WHITTEMORE -- Residents of Whittemore and vicinity donated more than $160 to aid the flood victims of the midwestern stales. Contributions were still coming in Wednesday for the stricken people of the flood area. Cash contributions were left with Mrs. H. E. Woodward, local chairman of the Red Cross; A. D. Brcgan, the Farmers Stale bank and the J. M. Fleming Hardware store. A clothing center was left open all day at the Brady barber shop where a large amount oC old clothing " ' ' and sent to the Louisville Floodlights LOUISVILLE, Ky., (/P)--A rescue boat was dispatched to pick up three expectant mothers and rush them to a hospital. One baby arrived while the boat was returning to dry ground. One hundred and seventy women and 30 children were marooned in a freight car and urgent "adio pleas were made for their avacuation as the flood waters crept higher into their temporary refuge. Reports to police said the victims had been without food and water for a day. A telephone call from Milwaukee advised the mayor's relief lommission that 400 pounds of matted milk tablets were available ind would be sent by plane if needed. The relief commission has be;un to turn down offers of serum. Shipments more than met immed- ate needs. A vicious police dog on the front lorch ot a flooded house on Eighth street threatened to halt ·escue of two persons isolated vithout food. Officers were advised to use heir guns on the dog. One restaurant, willing to work nit without food, broadcast an of- er to prepare free, with wood ires, anything anyone might bring here. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE. JANUARY 28 1937 Victims of Ohio Valley Flood Rescued Over Bear Grass creek, now a ivcr almost half a mile wide and 0 feet deep in places, they're building a 2,000 foot pontoon ridge to connect the flooded low- ands on the river edge sections vith the more aristocratic High- nnds back from the banks. The loats are thousands of the pre- ious white oak charred barrels rom famous Kentucky whisy dis- illeries nearby. They are all new, nd workers sadly remarked that nee the muddy, oily waters are nished with them, they never -«"i m vill get to fulfill their intended I Charles unction in life. Charles City News The best of good nature, and al- nost inexhaustible reserves of trength and energy, mark the urbulent scene. Hotels, with one xception, have neither heat, no ght, nor elevator service, no yen water, but they are crowde "ith guests who try not to mine Water [lows through the en ·ance of the famous Brown hole 'here the most fashionable of th Kentucky derby crowd usual! tay. Churchill Downs, where th erby is run, is just keeping it ose above water, serving mean vhilc as a relief camp. The office of The Associate ress, still functioning in th ourier Journal and Times build ig although the papers them elves have been forced to publisl i Lexington, is a glorified dor itory without beds, or bedding ithout even a telephone. Ex austed operators and reporter: or.r. a moment nmv and then tting up in chairs, candles and erosene lamps flickering over icir shoulders. was collected stricken area. At Bowman field airport, ap- . -oximately 100 expectant mothers awaited transportation to hospitals far from stricken Louisville. Babies have been born i! boats, in trucks and each hole has been a temporary maternity ward--at least once. Steps are' being taken to feed stray dogs, as reports filter in that they already have begun to run in packs, a forerunner of new terrors--wild, hunger urged beast and rabies. At least two liquor stores were reported broken into by looters. Sale of beer and whisky is banned d u r i n g the emergency. HERE'S GOOD NEWS! This Famous Medicated Cream has helped banish Pimples and otherskin irritations for millions! L r You suffer from ugly disfiguring pimples, try this marvelous new kind of medicated formula that millions are laving about. Ic has swept the country! Over 14,000,000 Jars are now used yc.iriy. Surveys indicate that thousands of doctors tut it tbimitlfu. It's called Noxzema Skin Cream. Noxzcma is a snow-white greaseless, stainless cream--·cdtittiiniiig real medication. It is wonderfully soothing -- relieves itching, smarting--aids in quick healing nor, o n l y pimples but other skin irritations from external CiUSCS. Saec26(, Fir a limiltdlime each year, Noxzemamakes an Anniversary Offer ·--a. Urge 75(! jar for only 49f. Get your jar of Noizcma today--use coupon below. David Lucian, 74, Charles City, Dies CHARLES CITY--David Lucian, 74, died' at 4 o'clock Wednesday afternoon al his home, 203 Seventh avenue, alter an illness ot four months. He had lived in Cily 46 years. Funeral services will be heid Saturday morning in the Catholic shurch with Monsignor W. J. Convcry officiating and burial will be in Calvary cemetery. Mr. Lucian is survived by his wile who is an invalid and three children: Clifford, al. home; Mrs. Russell McLaugh- hn. Tomahawk, Wis., and Lawrence Ltfcinn, Bcloit, Wis. Funeral services for Nicholas J Lawless, 58, will be held Friday morning in the Catholic church with Monsignor W. J. Convei-y officiating. Interment will tie in Calvary cemetery. Mr, Lawless died Tuesday at his home, 1105 Beck street, following a long illness from heart trouble. He was formerly a farmer and moved to Charles City a year ago. Surviving are his wife and lour daughters, Mrs. Clayton Fike, Catherine and Esther, all of Charles City, and Mrs. Peter Murzen, Marble Hock. Lucian and Horgan Furniture Planned CHARLES CITY--A new firm to be known as Lucian and Horgan F u r n i t u r e company has purchased the Prederickson Brothers f u r n i t u r e store from the estates o f ' I s a a c and Ira Frederickson. Mr. Lucian has been manager of the rug and drapery department of (he Daylight store since its opening here and before that was connected with the Heddens department store. Mr. Horgan has been associated with Frederickson Brothers store for a number ot years and has been acting store manager since the deaths of :he proprietors which occurred within six months. Charles City Music Fest Groups Listed CHARLES CITY--Leo Schula, (oneral c h a i r m a n ot the music 'estival to be held in Charles Cily Way 11, has announced the fol- owing committees: R u r a l clior- ises, F a n n i e Howell; town grade choruses, Sopha Magdsick, Louise weet, Evelyn Wadsworlh; high ;chool groups, Miss Lotlie Craig, ^iss Charlotte Severson, L. P. Crcuger; massed band, E. A. Sheldon, Keith Conklin, Gary and Stanley Wilson; massed orchestra, Earl VanRoes, Darwin Maurer and ·"Ir. Haugen. 75* JAR FOR Clip this coupon as a reminder to get a large 75)i jar of Noxzemi Medicated^ Stein Cream foe only 4yf. Limited Time Offer. On sale at fury Selected for $5,000 Injury Suit CHARLES CITY--A jury was elected Wednesday in Judge T. A. Beardmore'.s court to hear evi- ence in the damage case b r n u R h t y George W. Millard. administra- or of the estate of William Mil- arrt of R u d d , against Louis and Jorlha Blunt. Rudrl. The artmin- ·Urator is a s k i n g $5.000 for the eatb of W i l l i a m Millard, a jus- ce of the peace, who was knocked down in nuclei Nov. IB, 1!J35, by a car driven by Bertha Blunt, it is claimed (hat the car ciragged him 20 feet causing the death of Mr. Millard who was 86 years old. Charles City Flood Aid Quota Raised to $450 CHARLES CITY--The Floyd County Red Cross chapter has been asked to increase greatly its donation for the flood sufferers and the quota has been increased to $450. Manager Jack Kuech of the Gem theater will give a benefit show Saturday evening al 11:15 and the proceeds will be turned over In the local Tied Cross. The cily has boon divided into sections w i t h workers soliciting block by block in nrrter In carry on the campaign for funds. Charles City Briefs CHARLES CITY--New officers elected by the Fioyd County Medical society are as follows: Dr. F H. Fillcnwarth, president; Dr. R. A. Fox, vice president and Dr. H. A. Tolliver, secretary and treasurer. The meeting was held in the St. Charles hotel and Dr. A. E. Brown of Rochester, the guest speaker. Leslcr Vegors of Minn., was Hamilton county had charge of the soil conservation meeting held in Ihe Legion hall. Thirty-seven committeemen from the different townships attended. George Gabel, Jr., and E. W. Claphnm, Greene, had operations in the Cedar Valley hospital. Dr. Vernon Moore spoke on "Analysis of Blood Tests" at the meeting of the Charles City Denial Study club in the Cedar Valley hospital. Mrs. H. E. Potter, a former resident here, left Tuesday lor Min- THREE neapolis, having concluded a visit with relatives and friends. The Past Chiefs association will be entertained Thvirsdiiy night at the home of Mrs. L. H. Henry with Mrs. Fred Kerstetter assistin" hostess. The Boy Scout Council held its a n n u a l meeting Wednesday evening in St. Charles hotel following a dinner in honor of Earl Behrend, Mason City, new scout executive! The W. C. T. U. met Wednesday at the home of Mrs. ,J. E. Salsbury when the main address was given by Mrs. Chris Hauser who spoke on "Keepers of Our Morals." Mrs. Wayne Morrison was the assisting hostess. Miller Named Head of F r a n k l i n ' s Soil Conservation Group HAMPTON--Officers elected at a meeting of the Franklin County S o i l Conservation association Wednesday were Ira M. Miller, Hampton, chairman; George F. Wolf, Ackley, vice chairman; Glenn D. Craighton, Hampton, committee member; P. A. Van Houlen, Hampton, alternate: M. W. Howell, Hampton, secretary, and D. J. Atkinson, Sheffield, treasurer. A training school for township .committee members of the soil conservation association will be held Thursday e v e n i n g at the Coonley hotel. E. F. Graff ot the extension service of Iowa S f n t e college at Ames will be in charge of the meeting. PICGARD PLANS STRATO FLIGHT Will .Use Bunch of 2,000 Small Balloons Instead of Big Gas Bag. NEW YORK, (/P)_n ans of P ,, nr Jean Piccard to fly into the strat- " s ,P nhne '- B wi'h a single bunch ,,[ AflOO small balloons substituted for a giant gas bag were an- nouned Thursday to the Insti- t u t e of the Aeronautical sciences The professor is assured of going up easily, possibly three to five miles higher than the 72,395 foot world a l t i t u d e record of Capl. A W. Stevens, but his coming down depends to quite an extent on the law of averages. Some of his balloons will hnvc to burst before he can descend. With 2,000 of (hem, it is calcu lafed by experiments willi single small balloons, they can't all explode simultaneously. Enough of them, perhaps several hundred are expected to let go at a new h u m a n "ceiling" so the daring professor will have enough left to get down. The plans were described by Prof. ,). A. Ackerman, head of aeronautical engineering, University of Minnesota, where Professor Pit-card is lecturing on aeronautics. Piccard is a brother of Au- gusle Piccard, pioneer stratos- phere man. With his wife, Piccard attempted a stratosphere flight in October, 1!)34. Bumgardner Funeral to Be Held Friday NORA SPRINGS--Funeral services for John Bumgardnev, who died at his home Sunday morning, will be held at the Methodist church Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. C. D. James in charge. Burial will be in the Rock Grove cemetery. The daughter, Mrs. Tuttle, will arrive at 10 o'clock Friday morning from San Diego, Cal. She is the only living child. A home on isn't romantic, brick foundation but no highway -op shoocs you away because you're broke. -- D u b u q u c frraph-Hcraltl. prings Grade Operetta Scheduled j NORA SPRINGS -- The grade! school operetta, "Goldilocks 1 Ad- ' venture" will be given Friday evening at 8 o'clock in the high' school auditorium. Seventy of tiic grade pupils will participate. Those faking the leading p a r t s arc Margaret Jean Rowley. Duane Shanks, Wilbeiia Haight, Niet Butler, Marjory Fredericks and Hugh Whitosell. The operetta is under the direction of Miss Charlotte Seversbn. MORE HAPPINESS with Good Vision Free From . . . HEADACHES . . . EYESTRAIN . . . DIM VISION H A V E 1'OUK EYES E X A M I N E D olitan Opera Star s why he prefers a light smoke Lauritz Melchior says: "The hardest test I can give a cigarette is to try its effect on my throat after hours of intense rehearsal I've found that alight smoke meets this test. And so, although I'm not a constant smoker, I favor Lucky Strike for the sakeofmy throat. And, incidentally, so does my wife. When ivc go back to Europe we never forget to take along a good supply of Luckies." An independent survey was made recently among professional men and women-lawyers, doctors, lecturers, scientists, etc. Of those who said they smoke cigarettes, 87% stated they personally prefer a light smoke. Mr. Melchior verifies the wisdom of this preference, and so do other leading artists of the radio, stage, screen, and opera. Their voices are their fortunes. That's why so many of them smoke Luckies. You, too, can have the throat protection of Luckies-a light smoke, free of certain harsh irritants removed by the exclusive process It's Toasted". Luckies are gentle on the throat! THE FINEST TOBACCOS"THE CREAM OF THE CROP" A Light Smoke "If s Toasted"-Your Throat Protection AGAINST IRRITATION-AGAINST COUGH

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