The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 14, 1934 · Page 16
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March 14, 1934

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 16

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SIXTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Jamming of Tear Gun Made Robbery Possible Preventing Shooting of Additonal Tear Gas. ."If that gun hadn't jammed I'm sure they would not have got away with any money." That was the opinion of Tom Walters, ..guard at the First National bank, the man who fired the tear gun at the bandits robbing the First National bank Tuesday afternoon. "The first intimation I had of the robbery was the firing of guns and I saw this fellow down front shooting," said Wallers. "I immediately fired my tear gun and hit him in the back. He jumped up like he was shot and yelled: ·Where's the that shot me? Get that guy with the gas.' Grabbed Automatic. "I then tried to shoot off my tear gun again and found the .gun jammed. I then grabbed my Winchester automatic and was just ready to pop him when he grabbed F. .A. Ste- * phenson and put him up in front of him. "He started shooting at me and (Shattered the glass In this cage. 'I'll VOTE OLD AGE PENSION HELP Dill-Connery Bill to Assist States Approved by Committee. WASHINGTON, March 14. UP)-The Dill-Connery bill for federal participation with the states in granting old age pensions was approved unanimously today by the house labor committee. The measure authorizes one-third contribution by the federal government to states or territories having old age pension systems, provided the minimum age is 65 and the person to be benefited does not have real or personal property valued at more than $5,000, and doea not have any person responsible under the law for his support. The committee amended the bill, however, to give the states having the 70. year minimum five years in which to reduce it to 65. Administration of the law'would be by an old age security bureau In the labor department. Appropriation of ?10,000,000 is authorized to put the plan in operation. Mercy Hospital Staff Holds Noon Conference Blood dyscrasias were discussed at a pathological conference of the Mercy hospital staff held Wednesday noon. Three cases were presented, with autopsy reports, by Dr. Harold W. Morgan, and two cases by Dr. George M. Crabb. 187 MEN SAVED FROM U.S, SHIP Believe Whole Crew Rescued as Gunboat Burns . Off Chinese Coast HONGKONG, March 15. (Thursday) -Off)--Two rescue vessels reported early today they had saved 187 men from the United States gunboat Fulton which burned in Bias Bay, 80 miles northeast of here. It was believed the 187 composed the complete ship's'personnel. The British destroyer, H. M. S. Wishart, reported she would arrive in port at 2 a. m. with 139 men from the Fulton including Captain McHen- ry and his officers. The Chinese S. S. Tsinan reporter ahe had 48 members of the crew aboard. They started for Hongkong from Bias bay 'with the Fulton still burning fiercely. Another British warship, H. M. S. Whiteshed stood by the burning ship after a two hour journey from Hongkong under forced draft to the rescue of the Americans. The U. S. S. Fulton and H. M. S. Wishart had both been on patrol duty against pirates In Bias' bay. - The case of the Fulton's destruction was not immediately reported. The theme of the midweek lenten service at the Central Lutheran church, will be the "Secret Burden." Mrs. M. C. Coughlon, 6S Linden drive, and her mother, Mrs. M. H. English, are visiting in Fort Dodge with relatives for a few days. Ministers to Meet in Congregational Church for Services Monday A meeting of the ministers of Mason City and surrounding territory is called for Monday morning, March 19 from 10:30 a. m., until noon, in the parlor of the First Congregational church. For some years past it has been tie custom for the members of the ministerial association to meet each Monday morning during the Lenten period for a brief service of prayer and meditation. The service next Monday morning will be a substitute for the former plan. There will be no set addresses but the service will be one of-quiet, and prayer and meditation upon the theme, "How Shall the Minister Bert Prepare Himself and His Church for the Service Commemorating Our Lo"" 5 '* Pam . io ,°l,_, This service is open to minister* of all denominations to this territory. John Hal's Head Injured; Pays Fine John Hill, Nora Springs, was fin- jd $10 and costs Wednesday mom- ·ne by John C. Shipley, police judge, on a charge of intoxication. He was arrested about 11:30 o'clock Tuesday evening in the 100 block on Pennsylvania avenue southeast, and was suffering from a head injury. AMc Green, who resides on route No, 3, was also arrested at the same time but his case was continued until 4 o'clock Wednesday afternoon^ get that he said and asked Stephenson how to get up." . Walter* had four charges of the tear gas in his cage each with 1,800 cubic feet of the gas. "If I could have got 3,600 feet more shot off there would have been no question about it for they would not have been aBle to stand it," he added. · . · · Hurled Tear Bombs. Tom Barclay, who occupied a desk to the rear of the elevator on the balcony, hurled one tear bomb on the floor, adding another 1,800 feet. "The first I heard was voices in the entrance," said Mr. Barclay. "While the one man was chasing Mr. Bagley I ran into the director's room, got a bomb, set it off and hurled it to the lobby, jerking the pin off in the throw. Mr. Barclay then ran back Into the director's room. CITY BRIEFS J. C. Balnbow of the Watch Tower at Brooklyn, N. Y., will give a talk at the Y. W. C. A., Friday evening at 8 o'clock on the "World's Recovery and Bible Prophecy's Fulfill- ments as It Is Taking Place Today." The meeting is open to all who'are interested. Donald L. Harris and Laverne Hackerson of Armstrong, Edward J. Lund of Ringsted and Earl E. Sherburne ot-^larksyiiie Tiaye been ·-Ta^d-alrlSjffirfnTjf-post at Ft. Des Hoines, according to information received here Wednesday by Sgt. T. C. Stevenson who is in charge of the army recruiting station here. County Agent Marion E. Olson was confined to his home Wednesday by illness. Rae Vaughn, mailing clerk, and Walter Wilson, city carrier, returned to their work at the local postofflce Wednesday after several days' absence due to illness. Mrs. Julia Shipley Potts is 111 at her home at 304 Washington avenue northwest. For the seven months previous to Feb. 1 the Iowa recruits among the 2,393 men In the naval training station in San Diego, Cal., led the general classification standings with en average of 85.9 per cent, according to a report received here Wednesday by R. F. Allison, officer in charge of the navy recruiting station. The Iowa recruits also led in the average number of school grades completed. Iowa supplies a quota of about' 50 men each month to the ranks of the navy. ' . Mrs. C. Anderson of Water Valley, Miss., died Sunday after an ill- cess of 10 months. She was the mother of Mrs. E. C. Sullivan, 1307 Pennsylvania avenue southeast. Mrs. Sullivan was with her mother this summer, having been called theer at her first serious illness. . Forbes Speaker for Meeting of Packing House Workers Here Hesitation in expressing their stand by individuals who approve of organized labor was disapproved by Lowell V. Forbes as he addressed an audience of packing house workers at Eagle hall Tuesday night. "Without an organization you can do nothing, as great numbers are always more effective than small groups, and the industrialists seem to be able to understand that ie better wages they pay the workers and the more money they put into circulation, the more these same workers can buy," he said. STOPS ITCHING ' In One Minute D. 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