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TWO MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 29 H 1937 nile court building. Ten expectan .mothers waited for their "floo babies" in another makeshift hos · pilal. . . . . . Meanwhile, 1 assured that th worst was past, stricken commun ities in middlewestern · state pushed plans for rehabilitation aided by state and federal govern ments, and the care of the home less. These victims of the disasle numbered 1,035,000, latest esti mates said, with 333 dead. Prop erty loss estimates were S400, 000,000. As the crest of the nation's mos devastating flood passed slowb down the Ohio a pick and shove · army of 100,000 men-fortified fertile, cotton, growing valley the south against the impact o flood waters which will pour dowr the Mississippi next week. 3 Danger.Points. Danger points along the 1,00 mile front between Cairo, 111 where the Ohio spills into the Mis sissippi, and the Gulf of Mexic were at New Madrid, Mo., Hick man, Ky., and Mellwood, Ark., 3 miles below Helena. Like a fort jn militarv siege 4,000 men battled behind a 60 foo seawall to save Cairo, southern Illinois shipping center, from th oncoming flood crest. Most of th city's 13,000 population had fled I safety! Several" days ago engineer "pulled the stopper" in the grea 131,000 acre floodway below Canto ease the pressure against th seawall. Thursday night thej dynamited another hole to reltcv the pressure on a setback levee near New Madrid, Mo. Thousands o£ refugees who livei in the inundated area campec along the Missouri border hoping Cairo and southeast Missouri' "boot heel" would be saved frorr enguUment. 100,000 Evacuated. As 500 men labored to strengthen the levee near Mellwood, Ark. evacuation of 100,000 threatenec acres of farmlands, was compleled Another crew was at work repairing the levee at Hickman. The big test of the government's billion dollar flood control system along the Mississippi will not come until next week. While the engineers were prepared for any eventuality, Maj. Gen. Malin Craig, U. S. army chief of staff said qualifiedly he expected Mississippi dikes would hold. He based his belief on the expectation the levees will hold at Cairo and no abnormal floods develop in tributary rivers. While some predictions were made that the flood crest on the Mississippi would be considerably under first expectations, . Lieut. Col. Eugene Reybold, directing operations at Memphis, went ahead with plans to protect the levees against a flood of water the equivalent of 62 feet on the Cairo gauge. Only Possible Threat. Above Cairo .the only possible threat'- to gradual, return to : normalcy,appeared to be the weather. R a i n - a n d snow were forecast but it was not expected lo change the situation appreciably, and Walter Mo.xom, the weather bureau's flood forecasting expert, said the worst of the flood in the Ohio valley had passed. A Herculean task was involved in restoring the towns- along the Ohio waterfront from Pittsburgh to Cairo and government agencies . developed a broad rehabili- tation.program with provision for placing about 200,000 persons on relief rolls. The. handmaidens of disaster-hunger and disease--caused concern in many cities. Supplies of food and medicine were rushed into the area and drastic measures weije . considered to stop .the spread of disease. Soldiers and police guarded against looting. Stand on Estimate. Louisville officialdom stood on the estimate 'of 200 dead made four days ago' as the Kentucky . metropolis struggled with . wartime fervor to care for thousands of the. 230,000 persons driven from their homes. Across the river, Jefferspnville Ind., its 12,000 inhabitants reducec to 300, sent word it was "down bu not out." The 300 survived the flood in a barricaded factory on the river front. An alarming.reduction in Cin' cinnati's water supply caused the daily water .ration to . b e ' c u t in · half as the city's disaster counci made plans lo have 10,000 WPA workers start a cleanup, perhaps by Monday. · The national guard remained on duty in the flood stricken town: of southern Indiana to preven 'Sit Downers'No Longer Considered as Employe 'General Motors in Petition for Eviction of Men looting and aid in rehabilitatioi which some said might requin years. Proposes Conference. After surveying' the damagi wrought by the flood, Gov. Mar.- lin L. Davey of Ohio proposed ·· conference between governors o the "flood states" and the federa government to discuss a long range flood control program. He said the slate could not possibly raise enough funds to mee the needs for rehabilitation. · At Huntinglon, W. Va., the police force was augmented by American Legion volunteers to aid law enforcement after one man was killed by (hieves seeking valuables in the flooded area Skiffs and launches were used by patrolmen. FIRE IN SHIP'S HOLD PUT OUT Captain Wires of Success in Fight-After Earlier Sending, SOS. NEW YORK, W--The captain o£ the coastwise vessel Shawnee wirelessed late Friday morning he had succeeded in extinguishinj a fire in the No: 2 hold after a fight of several hours during which he dispatched a peremptory SOS distress call. Laden with 190 passengers and a cargo, of fruits, vegetables and cotton, the Shawnee, of 6,209 tons with a crew of 174, was bounc Irom Jacksonville and Miami loi New York when her skipper wire- lessed a ' c a l l Irom a position off Cape Henry, Virginia, for assistance at 6 a. in. (GST). The City of Birmingham and the coast guard responded. An hour and 20 minutes later the Shawnee advised all ships in the vicinity the fire was undei control. Then, at 8:50 a. m. (CST) the captain wirelessed his New York office: "Fire in cotton now out. Proceeding to New York." The Shawnee is a passenger carrying vessel of the Clyde-Mal- 'ory lines operating usually be- ,ween New York and Miami. She is registered at 6,209 tons and was built in 1927. She is propelled with four steam turbines itted 1o twin screws. ' The Shawnee sailed Jan. 26 from /liami, calling in at Jacksonville. She was due in New York at 10 '. m. Friday night. CALLSTfilALOF MOONEY "FAIR" California Supreme Court Special Referee Gives His Ruling. SAN FRANCISCO, (£)--A. "K. Shaw, special referee o£ Cali- ornia's supreme court, held Thursday that Thomas J. Mooney vas fairly convicted of the 1916 "^reparedness day bombing here. In his special findings of fact filed vith the supreme court Thursday, Shaw ruled with the attorney general's office t h a t Mooney was not entitled to release on habeas corpus from prison. Mooney has served 20'years of a life term for the bombing, in which 10 persons .vere killed and 50 injured. "It is established by the preponderance of evidence," Shaw found, "that the petitioner had a fair and impartial trial, and thai he was not denied any right or privilege guaranteed or granted him by the constitution of the United States or of the slate of California, or by any statute of the United Stales "or the state of California. * » * "II is .established by the ponderance that . petitioner not a victim of a frameup nor was he convicted as the result of any improper act of any kind on the part of Ihe district attorney, or any of his assistants, or on the Part of any person representing the state of California." pre- was From Plants. AUTOrLABOR AT A GLANCE By The Associated Press. General Motors petitions for court order evicting "sit down" strikers from two Flint (Mich.) plants and reveals it no longer considers them employes. · United Automobile Workers of America directed lo appear for hearing on the petition Monday. Union indicates discharge o£ s t r i k e r s i n discrimination against its members and may raise new issue to be negotiated. Three federal agencies assign o p e r a t i v e s t o investigate phases of strike. Secretary of Labor · Perkins and Gov. Frank Murphy of Michigan remain "hopeful" of break in deadlock "soon." Flint Alliance says it will continue to insist upon state protecting returning workers. NO LONGER CONSIDERED EMPLOYES OF COMPANY DETROIT, (/P}_A petition seeking a court order lor eviction o "sit down" strikers from two Fisher body plants at Flint, Mich., revealed Friday that General Motors corporation no longer considers the men to be employes. Roy Brov.-nell, Flint attorney for General Motors, filed the petition with Circuit Judge Paul V. Gadola of Genesee county (Flint). It requested an injunction prohibiting the strikers from continuing to occupy the plants, they have held since Dec. 30. The court directed the United Automobile Workers of America, which called the.strikes that have- crippled operations of General Motors, to show cause why an injunction should not be granted at a hearing Monday at 1 p. m. (CST). The bill of complaint with the injunction petition'deferred to the "sit down" strikers as "former em- ployes" and said "they are no longer employes of the p l a i n t i f f and have no right to remain on the premises." Evacuation of the strikers has been demanded by General Motors before it would meet with the union to settle the widespread strikes. However, should this be accomplished through the asked- for court order, negotiators might be confronted by a new issue. Differences between Gov. Frank Murphy of Michigan and the Flint Alliance continued. The governor declined Thursday to answer a request ol L a'n . Dalliance delegation that he guarantee "full protection" to men returning io ,vork in the reopened General Motors plants and blamed the al- iance "in part" for the failure of he "Lansing truce" between General Motors and the union. Coming to Mason City HOTEL CERRO' GORDO Tuesday, February 2 From 8 A. M, to 5 P. M. And Monday Evening, February 1 · · 8 P. fli; lo 3 p. M. . RETURN EVERY 28 DAYS Dr. J. F. ShalJenberger, M. D. The regular a n d ' reliable Chicago Specialist. I will make my reg- ° n lh 3b ° Ve date a n d wi " be S' ad to see those afflicted I .treat diseases of the Stomach and Bowels; Liver and Gall Blado M W w ^ i -V C ? 3 ^ ° ther recUI discases; Nelvous diseases; diseases ralnr h?r'} : £"? 5 lsefases; Kid " ey ' Bladder and Prostatic troubles; Catarrh; Catarrhal deafness; Asthma; Bronchitis; Rheumatism of the r°rti«. a ??-'?? t » iCleS ;. 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WASHINGTON, (if)--A. decision on placing all postmasters under civil service rested Friday with the senate after the house in a boisterous overtime session approved the administration proposal. The bill would empower the postmaster general to fill the positions permanently, without senate ratification, either by reapppinting Incumbents who passed non-competitive examinations or by promoting postal employes. About 14,000 first, second and third class postmasters would go under the merit system, which already covers 23,000 fourth class postmasters in'small communities. Republicans contended the proposal would keep thousands ol democratic postmasters in office for life. Some democrats called foi a return to the "spoils system." In the confusion--the lights w e n t o u t once---Representative Collins (D.-Miss.) put through amendments to restore presidential appointments for four-year terms, with congressmen advising on the selections. Finally democratic leaders marshaled their forces and killed the Collins amendments, 216 to 164. Republicans lost, 270 to 109, an attempt .to substitute their own bill. At 7 p. m., two hours before the members were due at a white house reception, the bill was passed without a .record vote. WHAT CONGRESS. IS DOING By the Associated Press Friday: Routine business in senate and house. Senate appropriations subcommittee continues study of 5900,000,000 deficiency-relief bill. Senate judiciary subcommittee resumes hearings on O'Mahoney industrial licensing bill. House Interstate commerce a n d agriculture committees continue hearings on modification of long and short haul orders and farm tenancy bill, respectively. House appropriations subcommittee continues hearings on state, justice, commerce and labor departments supply bills. Thursday: Senate in recess. House passed bill extending civil service status to all postmasters. House ways and means committee reported favorably b i l l to extend president's power to negotiate reciprocal t r a d e aerccrnenls. Mason City Globe-Gazette Radio News and Time-Table KGLO Mason City Globe-Gazette Mason City, low* (1210 Kilocycles) SATURDAY, Jan. 30. 6:00 Sunup Serenade. 7:00.Mason City Fur Shoppe News. 7:05 Musical Clock 7:45 Merkel's Musical Clock 8:00 Lyons Musical Clock 8:15 Musical Clock 8:30 Mier Wolf's Musical Clock 3:00 Damon's Musical Clock 9:30 Western Grocer's Musical Clock 9:45 Tyier-Ryan's Musical Clock 10:00 Opening Markets and, Late News 10;15 Morning Concert 10:30 Devotional Service. All this week in charge of the Rev. William Galbreth, 10:45 Organ Reveries 11:00 North Iowa News 11:10 World Book Woman 11:15 Sons of the Pioneers 11:30 This and That 12:00 Birthday Ball Talk, \V. G. C. Bagley, 12:05 Mid-Day Revue 12:30 Globe-Gazette News and Markets. 12:45 Mid Day Revue 12:55 Musical Miniatures 1:00 Iowa Farm Flashes. 1:05 Mid Day Revue Continued 1:30 Navy Talk 1:35 Luncheon Dance Music 2:00 Red Cross Talk 2:05 Mailbag 3:00 The Afternoon Show 4:00 Reading the Globe-Gazette 4:15 Tea Time Tunes 4:45 On the Mall 5:00 Globe-Gazette News 5:05 Harry Reser's Orch. 5:15 Home Folks Frolic 5:30 Globe-Gazette Want Ads 5:35 Rosario Bourdon's orchestra 6:00 News People's Gas and Elec Co. 6:15 Sports Review Decker Bros. 6:30 The Dinner Hour 7:00 News Currie-Van Ness 7:05 Supper Dance Melodies 7:25 Review of the Markets 7:30 M. C. High School Band from Armory. 8:15 News; Marshall S w i f t 8:20 5 Minute Mystery; United Home Bank 8:30 Radio Night Club 9:00 News; Highway Oil Co. 9:05 Sat. Night Varieties 9:30 Carl Nebbe's Orch. from the Armory 10:00 News; First National Bank 10:05 Anything Goes 10:30 Carl Nebbe's Orch Irom the Armory. 11:00 News: Abel Son. 11:15 Good Night. 95 Year Old Pilot on Mississippi Dies at Home in LeCIaire LE CLAIRE, m--Capt. Joseph VI. (Tansy) Hawthorne, 97, one of he oldest licensed pilots of the Mississippi river, died at his home lere Friday morning after a short llness. Captain Hawthorne started his 'iver career as a raftsman and for 40 years was captain of packet boats. At the age of 88 Captain Haw- horne, at the invitation of army engineers, piloted a government boat from Rock Island to Le Claire and return. Upon completion of the trip he was honored at a reception. He told engineers that piloting a boat on the improved father of waters was a job for a "softie. 1 ' . HUNT MISSING PROTIV1N MAN Howard County Officers on Trip to Osceola Where Car Was Found". C RE S C O -- S h e r i f f Albert T. Pederson Thursday n i g h t sought to learn what happened in the period between when Paul Landa, missing Protivin salesman, was last seen at Hayfield in Hancock county the evening of Jan. 19 and the time, over four hours later, when his car was found at Osceola. The Howard county sheriff said his deputy, Percy Haven, and County Attorney George Mikcsh were Investigaling incidenls con- necled with the ease in Hancock county and planned to make the auto trip from there to Osceola at about the same time of night, and traversing the same road as that taken by Landa, 45 year old representative of an Owatonna nursery firm, or, if he had been slain, b.y his murderer. Landa was last seen at Hayfield at 8:30 p. m. Jan. 19 and his car ivas found at Osceola at 1 a. m. Jan. 20. There were h u m a n bloodstains in the rear seat, lending credence to the murder theory. A report tliat a body had been found in a ditch near Hayfield was nvcstigaled by Hancock county officials and declared false. Hayashi Seeks Japan Cabinet After Ugaki Is Blocked by Army TOKIO, (/P)--Emperor Hirohito Friday night delegated Gen. Sen- juro Hayashi, former minister of war, to form a new government after negotiations by Gen. Kazushige Ugaki had army opposition. succumbed to General Hayashi, who received his instructions during a conference at the palace, accepted the order and began at once to negotiate for a new ministerial coun- WMT NBC Blue Network Cedar Jtapjds and Waterloo, Iowa Centm Standard Time (MO Kilocycles} , . . . 5:30 Tail Corn Time 6:30 Family Altar ~;!H) Ne\V5lime 7:10 Builders 7:15 Madame Kennedy Program T;r0 Musical Clock R:(m Tim Brady and His Pound-Un BjSO Frank VoelX-cr, Organist 8:50 Women in the News 8:55 Police Blotter ErLll!) Morning Broadcast 9:15 Baising Your Parents, Juv. For 9:15 Magic Kitchen ln;OI) Lou Webb at the Organ ]tl:ir Melodies o£ Romance 10;30 Key Men 10:45 Homemaker's Mniinee i l r i i i i Gnvemoi- Krsaclicl 11:15 Lou Webl) nt the Organ 11:31) WMT German Band 11:45 Noonday Newscast 11:.»5 Cedar Valley Hillbillies 12:10 Question Man 12:211 Voice of Iowa 12:30 Marked ia:.-3 Cedar Valley HlUbillies 12:45 Aunt Fanny 12:30 Iowa Cornhuskers 12:55 Metropolitan Opera 4:20 Interlude 4:30 Skeeier Palmer Orchestra 5;LW Bill Brown "The Movie Man" n;J5 Parade of Features 5:30 Enoch Light 5:4.i Music Around the Clock 6:15 Nat B r a n d y w y n n e Br30 Dinner Dance Music 6:45 Palmer House Orchestra 7:00 Ed Wynn 7:30 Benny Venuta XMQ National Barn Dance HtOfl Chicago Symphony 10:15 Newstimc 10:30 Freddy Marlin's Orchestra 11:011 Shep Fields and Orchestra 11:30 Ben Bernie Orchestra l'J:mi SterlinK Young Orchestra 12:30 Ted Fio Rito's Orchestra 12:45 Al Lyon's Orchestra 1:110 Sign O f t AUTO DEATHS AT ALL TIME PEAK 38,500 Killed on Highways of U.S. During 1936, Says Council. CHICAGO, ()--Motor vehicle accident deaths reached an all lime record total of 38,500 in 1936, the nalional safety council said Friday, exceeding the nation's previous mark of 37 000 set in 1935. Tornadoes, floods, excessive heat and increased employment helped push the 193G total of accident deaths from nil causes to 111,000, wiping out the 1934 records of 101,139. The council added t h a t accidents permanently disabled about 400,000 persons and lemporarily disabled 10,300,000 others. For the first time in eight years fatalities resulting from accidents within homes--39,000, or an advance of 7,500 from the 1S35 figure--exceeded the number of deaths on the highways of the United States. Increase of 1,500. "Neither I nor any other safety worker will attempt to explain away a 1,500 increase in traffic deaths during 1936," said W. H. Cameron, managing director of the council. "Growing death totals emphasize more than ever that the job of the traffic courts, the traffic engineers an dthe traffic educators has only begun. "193G will go down , in safety history as a year of marked advancement in all kinds of safety activity, blit also as a period in which more travel, more employment and _ high temperatures placed tremendous obstacles in the path of safely work, x x x Mile for mile, the American motorists operated, more safely t h a n in 1935.' : IMore Cars Registered. Council figures showed that while traffic deaths increased 4 per cent in number, automobile registration jumped 8 per cent over the 1935 total to 28,270,000, "a greater number than ever before traveled American streets and highways," and that these vehicles traveled 225,000,000,000 -miles, or 22,000,000,000 more miles t h a n iti any other recorded year. ' The council's survey Indicated t h a t 1,000 of the 1,500 increase in accident deaths as compared with 1935 came in November and December, when "open roads and fair weather permitted heavy t r a f - fic iti the north half of the country, where winter usually cuts the volume of highway travel." 18 States Reduce. The council found that I B states and the District of Columbia reduced traffic deaths an average of 7 per cent although experiencing a 10 per cent increase in gasoline consumption. The other 30 states, with gasoline consumption up 12 per cent, reported a nine per cent increase in deaths. Of states in the impro'/ed group, the council found, all but two carried on "either a complete program of safety engineering, legislation, law enforcement, education and safety organization, or have done excelelnt work in one or two of these lines." Of the others, the council's report said, "more than half have r.ot performed notable work in any important branch of t r a f f i c safety effort, although several have recently slartcd such aclivi- lies. These should show results in 1937." Detlef Named Deputy Collector of Revenue DES MOINES, (/P)--Charles Huston, collector of internal revenue for Iowa, Friday announced the appointment of Harry Detlef as deputy collector of internal revenue for the Burlington district, effective Feb. i; Huston said Delict will be transferred from the Ottumwa WHO NBC Ketl Network DM M o i n t i , Iowa Central ^Inula rrt M l mi 11)00 Kilocycles) S a t u r d a y , Jan. art B:UO Musical Clock fi:15 Musical Clock fi:3H Farm News R:4:» Almanac of Ihe Air 7:0» Chore Gang 7:15 News 7:30 Musical Fashion N'olt-s fl:ui Gene and Glenn 8:15 Musical Clock 8:30 Musical Clock S:45 Musical Clock n:0i Charioteers. NEC 9:ln The Vnss Family, NBC 9:30 Manilattors Orchestra, NBC Iii:m) Our American Schools. NBC 10: (5 Piano Impressions. NBC 10:30 Bramlcv House. Baritone, NBC 10:45 Home Town. NBC 11:00 Harold Na^el and His Rhnmba Orchestra, NBC 11:15 Governor Kia.schcl 11:30 National Farm and Home Hour, NBC 12;3Q Luncheon Music 12:43 News Broadcast linn Girl in a Million 1:15 R h y t h m and Romance 1:30 Campus Capers, NBC '.IJIHI Walter Lognn's Musical, NBC 2:30 Week-End Revue. NBC 3:30 Golden Melodies, NBC l:im Top Hatters, NBC 4r30 Kaltcnnvevcr's Kindergarten. NBC .vim Bulletins 5:05 Lee Gordon and His Orchestra, NBC 5:30 Weekly Digest 5:45 Sunset Corners Opry fi:»(l Song Stories, NBC 6:15 Hampton Institute Singer?. N'BC 6:30 Nen*« R:45 Diamond City News ;flfl Saturday Evening Party. NBC *:tir Iowa Barn Dance Frolic 10:15 News 10:30 Palmer Match Program lfl:25 Iowa Barn Ranee Frolic 11:05 Hotel Ambassador Orchestra, NBC 11:30 Trianon Ballroom Orchestra, NBC RADIO R A M B L E R KATHRYN ANN WINS "TALENT KNAPP QUEST" IMISS KNAPP Announced Thursday iii«hl as winner by vote of I lie radio and theater audience of KGLO-State · theater broadcast the first amateur Kalhryn Ann ICnapp sang and per- a tap dancing routine to Knapp, K. C. apartments, Mason City. Miss formed win first place, which has as its prize a cash ' award and an engagement at the Cavern. Carol Bell of Clear Lake, a whistler, was place and the awarded second cash prize which goes with second. Third ranking went to Gordon Hogan of Mason City, a soloist, who -received as his reward a cash prize. Another "Talent Quest" was held at the theater Thursday and broadcast from the stage by remote control over KGLO. Votes of the radio and theater audience decide the winner of these weekly contests. + * * Lupc Yclez ami Johnny AVeissrmiller will he heard as a singing team when they make (Iieir appearance as guest artists of Floyd Gibbons' "Speed- show" over the Columbia network Saturday night from 8 to 8:30 o'clock. RADIO SETS PRECEDENTS TO AID FLOOD EMERGENCY The unprecedented midwest flood disaster also set new precedents in radio. 24-hour national emergency, w i t h CBS. NBC, MBS and other co-opernting stations joining in. (The only other p u b l i c event ever lo be on the air overnight was the historic democratic national convention of 1932.) In the first five days of the crisis it rolled up n total of at least 24 special broadcasts from 31 major flood points, on the Columbia Broadcasting system alone -- the most ever accorded such an event in this country. For the first time, a governor of a state spoke over an emergency telephone line in an appeal for aid from the nationwide audience, delivered over CBS through station 1VHAS, Louisville, Ky. He was Gov. A. B. Chandler of Kentucky, speaking from the guardhouse of the engulfed and evacuated old Frankfort prison where lie Jiad directed work of rescuing more t h a n 2,700 imprisoned men. It first employed major broad' WCCO Columbia Broadcasting System MtniLeapolis-St. Paul Central Standard lima (SIO Kilocycles) It brought the hook-up devoted 'to Satltrday, Jan.- 31], firl.i Time Signals fi:45 Commercial Program ·J:1)ll Air Almsnac 7:15 Junior Broadcasters -Club 7:30 Musical Chimes R:3U Time Signal Program 8:45 Gene and Glenn ll:il(l Hush Aspinwall £):15 Don and Toby 9:30 Organ 9:-lj Federal Housing Hl:llU Org:i,i L0:15 Stocks IO::JO Cinciiin.ili Conservatory 11:04) Captivntors 11:1") Orientals 11:30 Safety Talk 11:15 George Hall's Orchestra ll Jack Shannon. Tenor 12:15 One Girl in a Million 12::tO Livestock; Miirkcts 12:45 First Edition I:IH1 Leonard Keller's Orchestra 1:30 St. Paul Department of Parks 1:45 American Legion AuMliary ";0ll Down by Herman's 2:30 Department of Commerce :t:llll Cnplivnlors 3:30 Ann Leaf al the Organ 4:0*1 Eddy Duchin's Orchestra 4:30 Drama of the Skies ·4;45 Eton Boyj .1:IW Al Roth's Orchestra 3:15 Ncwsti'.ne SiUI) Tourist /Bureau 5:4f» Uncle J i m Reads Ihe Funnies li:Dfl Saturday Swing Session (i:!:) Herbert Footu's Ensemble fi:30 Voice of Niagara 7:011 SwinginR Strings 7:30 Columbia Workshop S:l!ll Speed Show ' 8:30 Carvelh Wells 8:45 Benny Meroff's Orchestra !i:()0 Your Jlit Parade Q:3(! Courteous Colonels 10:1X1 M. A. C. Gophers 10:15 Newstimc 10:30 Rollie JolmsoJi: Reports 10:45 Cyc Hurst's Orchestra IU Dick Long's Orchestra 11:15 Roger Pryor's Orchestra 11:30 Benny Meroffs Orchestra 11:45 Larry Lee's Orchestra 00 Leonard Keller's Orchestra 12:30 Dick Lonp's Orchestra 4.i M. A. C. Gophers cast stations' direct and con- police and rescue squads. Flood craft, tuning in network stations with battery receiving sets, got Ihcir orders as swiftly as police patrol cars. It also brought together for the first lime direct and regular coordination on n large scale, of commercial and amateur broadcasters in the aid of a far-Clung emergency. Specific and direct appeals for aid were organized by both, establishing a swift multi-way communication between ' relief headquarters, rescue squads and the general public. As an example, in addition to the tireless operations of the key flood-area stations WHAS in Louisville and WKRC in Cincinnati, the engineering staff of WBB'AI, Chicago CBS headquarters, set up an ox'crnight operation to clear Coast Guard, Red Cross and other official flood messages. Many of these messages not only were cleared through WBBM, but its engineers were .designated to keep wave-length 'channels in Ihe flood sections cleared of unnecessary interference. In short, all branches of radio demonstrated what can be done to meet a national emergency by unofficial but nonetheless effective co-ordination of their facilities. * A liing Is to be crowned in St. Paul, Minn., Saturday. He is Boreas, king of winter, and his coronation marks the opening of the St. Paul Ice carnival, to be described over WCCO between 3:00 and 3:30 n. m. Gov. Elmer A. Benson of Minnesota will sneak briefly during: the broadcast and Mayor Mark Geliiui of St. Paul will be heard as he crowns Boreas klnpr. Over 3,000 tons of ice, cut Trijni a lake near St. Paul, have gone into construction of the ice nalacc, located across the street from the state capital. ''This year's ice carnival is a revival if the festivities besun in 168G to climax the northern city's winter sports season, but was discontinued in 1917 because of the war. Music for the carnival opening will be provided by the two hundred and sixth infantry band and a 22-voice girls' chorus. The coronation of Boreas will be preceded by a 21-gun salute. Taking part in the opening will he visitors from all parts of the United States, including top-ranking figures in skating:, skiinf, tobogganing, and other winter sports. a * 9 "PENNIES FROM HEAVEN" STILL, LEADS PARADE Carl Hoff, well-known Broarl way and radio bandmaster, wil assume the direction of "Your Hi Parade and Sweepstakes" ovei WCCO Saturday from 9:00 to 9:3C p. m. The tune at the top of the nation's favorites continues to bi "Pennies From Heaven." The three-way scramble for ascendancy between "Pennies," "It's De-Lovely" and "Chapel in th Moonlight" continues unabated as the program moves into anotlie month's broadcasts. The threi continue in this order by this week's survey of tunes. Following these, in order named are "With Plenty of Money and You," "When My Dreamboa Conifis Home," "Goodnight. My Love" and "I've Got You Under My Skin." All will be played by the "Hit Parade" orchestra, wit! other special incidental selection? E d i t h Dick and Buddy Clark wir- sing in the vocal choruses. HOWE IN DEMAISTJ Morton Bowe can verify the ok adage: "It never rains but i pours." For several weeks Bowe has enjoyed the title of ''the busiest tenor in radio." He has six commercial broadcasts c-ach week to say nothing of personal appearances and concerts. Now still another air sponsor is after the popular singer--who hasn't said "yes' Phil Baker will have Harry R i c h m a n , o c e a n - f l y i n g baritone, as STATE FAILS TO GET COLD WAVE Snow, Freezing Rain and Rising Temperatures Come Instead. DES MO1NES, W)--The Friday cold wave the weatherman foresaw Thursday for Iowa went .0 pieces and in its place came snow, freezing rain and rising emperatures early Friday. It was cloudy Friday morning over all the state and the weatherman said snow or freezing rain would spread over the state Friday night and Saturday. The snow started falling early at Sioux City and Council Bluffs nlong the western fringe of the state and traveled eastward along with a freezing rain that reglazed highways and smeared motorists' windshields until driving-was a chore--as well as dangerous. The highest low temperatures n days were forecast for Friday night, a 15 degree minimum be- ng expected in North Iowa with a 20 degree low in the south section. The low early Friday was 2 below zero at Spirit Lake, the- nigh Thursday 32 .at Dubuque. The weatherman said the snow "looked like it would be about average," and added that the cold wave still is lurking to the northwest. BLAST DAMAGES GORWITH HOUSE Kitchen Wrecked;" No One in Home at Time of Explosion. CORWITH--An explosion of a steam heating plant at Ihe Delbert Brown house late Thursday night wrecked the kitchen, blew out some windows on -the first and second floors and tore flooring loose in the kitchen. No one was in the house as Mr. and Mrs. Brown, to whom a daughter was born three weeks ago, have been staying with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Brown. Mr. Brown had kept a fire in the house and was there at 9 ' o'clock Thursday night. The explosion was discovered Friday morning. The f u r n a c e doors were not torn off bul the fittings were damaged. A stove in the kitchen , was wrecked and a coal pail whicWs.s left near it was found hanging to a rafter in the kitchen. : DRAIN ICY POOL IN MINE SEARCH Fear Missing Man Drowned in Little Used West Virginia Shaft, FLEMINGTON, W. Va., (fl»)-- Rescue crews chopped a trench through dank passageways of a little used coal mine Friday, seeking to drain a pool of icy water nnd speed their search lor a missing miner. But while they worked, they expressed fears the miner, Robert Johnson, 3tt, had stumbled into the pool and drowned while making his way through the mine. His footprints in the damp passageways led to the water's edge; his pet dog waded into the pool, swam to the canter and whined. Johnson, a rural mail carrier, had leased the old mine several months ago, and in his spare time brought out coal £or sale to neighbors. Mrs. Kate, Osage Dies; Jay M c P h a i l Rites Are Announced OSAGE--Mrs. Ben Katz, 7fi, died at the home of her daughter, Bernice Katz, in Minneapolis Thursday afternoon. For the past 18 years she lived with her daughter in Minneapolis. Her husband died in 1910. She was a charter member of the Shakespearian club. Surviving are three children, Mrs. Helen Hobeson of Iowa City; Mrs. B. Katx of "Minneapolis and Max Katz of Osage. Jay McPhail, 56, died Thursday afternoon at the Presbyterian hospital a f t e r a week's illness of pneumonia. He spent all his life at Osage and Little Cedar except for the last five years at Waterloo where he was employed at the John Deere plant. He is survived by his wife and three sons, I^eort and Mervin of Waterloo nnd Reed of Osage three sisters, Mrs. F. W. Morrisey nf Waterloo; Mrs. Vet Emerson of Little Cedar and Mrs. W. O. DeLancy of Little Cedar and a brother, Al, of Little Cedar. Funeral services w i l l be Saturday at the Champion funeral home Saturday with burial at Little Cedar. 24 Killed in Iowa Mines During 1936 DES MOINES, (/P)_Phil R Clarkson, secretary of the state mine inspection department reported that 24 persons were killed ' m Iowa mines last year, an increase of 42 per cent over lfl3S. Lack of close and proper supervision and hiring of inexperienced men hns been a contributing fac- larEC mimb " of

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