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January 29, 1937

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 6

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JOINT PARTY IS HELD BY LEGION Clausen-Worden Pgst and Auxiliary Meet at Armory. A music and dance program was presented at the joint pauty of the Legion and auxiliary at the armory Thursday evening. A group of gids under (he su- . pervision of Miss Helen Carr, director of health activities at the Y. W. C. A., presented the following numbers: Buck, Janice Lawton; high kick, Margery Brown; Farmerette comedy, Wilma June Beckjordan and Lois Davidson; soft shoe, Helen Wilts; design in acrobatics, Marguerite O'Donnell and Maxine Sutherland, and waltz clog, Renee Reed. Earl Godfrey presented several solo numbers, accompanied by Ralph Geer. Mr. Geer presented two Kensett youths, Robert Bjorgo on the trombone and Lei-oy Harmon in a vocal solo and Robert Bailey of Mason City in a piano accordion number. The program also included Indian club acrobatics by Dick Hoi- man and Dick Haskins. Dr. T. E. Davidson, chairman of the program committee, was in charge. A dance to the music of Art's Nighthawks followed the entertainment numbers. Lunch was served by the auxiliary. Bill Is Filed to Keep M. and St. L From Quitting Terminals DES MONIES, (£)--Six senators filed in the senate Friday a bill which, its chief sponsor said would "keep the M. and St L railroad from picking up and walking out of its Iowa terminals." . The measure would "prohibit railway companies from abandoning or changing the 'location of any shop or terminal without the consent of the slate railway commission." Senator A. E. Augustine (D) of Oskaloosa, chief sponsor of the measure, explained it would alsd keep them from moving a train crew at a time out of a terminal and shifting them to another point Oskaloosa has been up in arms about this," he said. Other sponsors of the bill were T. F. Driscoll (D) of Farminglon- Senator James M. Bell (D) of Burlington; Senator Leo Elthon (R) of Fertile; Senator George Hbpkins (R) o [ Guthric Center- and Senator B. C. Whilehill (R) 0 £ Marshalltown. NIGHT COUGH I Take Thoxinc; helps protect sleep from * *·- duetocolds. Moncy-b ach guarantee. THOXINE GBfflEit PAINTS Whotesate-Relai MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 29 · ia37 Murrow Appointment to State Tax Board Approved by. Senate DES MOINES, ([?)--The Iowa senate Friday approved appointment of Davjd L. Murrow (D) of Corydon to the state tax board for a term ending July 1 this year. Former Gov, Clyde L. Herring appointed Murrow last summer to fill the unexpired term of John K. Valentine, who resigned to run for lieutenant governor. Senate members said other appointments recently submitted by Gov. N. G. Kraschel were not discussed in the executive session today. Iowa Legion Urged to Back Red Cross WHITING, (IP)--G. M. Brown of Whiting, Iowa, American Legion -commander, Friday, urged Iowa posts to co-operate with the Red Cross In raising funds to "save lives and alleviate suffering" in the flood area. Waterloo Goes Far : Over Flood Aid'Quota WATERLOO, (/Pj--Boosted by a $2,940.70 donation from em- ployes at the John Deere tractor plant, Black Hawk . county's Red Cross flood relief fund rose Friday to §8,298.32, more than double the quintupled quota of 53,450. Tries to Sell Gold . Stolen Off Dolphins OSAKA, Japan, (fP}~Kenichi Sasaki, a tailor, was arrested Friday when he offered to sell a pawn broker six of the 58 solid gold scales stolen from the two massive gold dolphins atop the historic Cyclopean castle at Nagoya. The 58 scales were stolen Jan. 7. Feed Distributed for Chickasaw Game Birds NEW HAMPTON -- Chickasaw county sportsmen purchased 1,000 pounds of feed for game birds. Thursday and Friday, under the direction of M. M. Thurow, the feed was being distributed through rural mail carriers in every town in the county. A number of shelters are being built by the New Hampton high school boys in the manual training class. Swaledale Services. SWALEDALE--Baptist church services include Sunday school, 10 o'clock; lesson, "The Financial Cost of Alcoholic Beverages." Preaching service, 11 o'clock, subject, "Cold Love." Young people meet at 7 p. m. The Rev. McCauley pastor. Firemen's Bal! Monday. NORTHWOOD -- The annual ball of the Northwood fire department will be held next Monday evening, Feb. 1. A German band from Waterloo has been engaged lor the evening. This annual event has been a feature of Northwood's winter social life for the past. 40 years or more. Dies in Wisconsin. RUDD--Mrs. Frank Hoel and Miss Laurain Miller received word Tuesday of the death of a sister, Mrs. A. M. Conner of Sloughton, Wis., She was formerly Miss Pearl Miller. FEDERAL Fruit Vegetable Market ACROSS FROM THE HANFORD PHONE 42 See Our Complete Selection of Fruit and Vegetables FRESH CREAMERY BUTTER, Ib . 35c Lemons, Sunkist, dozen Oranges, Fufl Juice, large size, dozen Grapefruit-, Texas Sweet, Large and Juicy, 6 for Florida New Potatoes', 4 Ibs. New Cabbage, pound Broccoli, bunch Fresh Green Wax Beans; 2 Ibs.. . Fresh Beets, bunch . . . Calavo Pears, each Tangerines, dozen . . Fresh Strawberries Cauliflower Cucumbers i7utnun /Apples, Extra Fancy, 4 ibs Fresh Spinach, pound New Carrots, bunch Canadian Rutabagas, Carrots, Parsnips, * Turnips, Ib ...... M|» Kale Greens, · -bunch . . . ioc Endives, head Green Peppers, Radishes, Onions SEVEN 1200 Mile Sandbag Wall Along Mississippi as Worst Is Expected Winfield .C. Jackley Named Head of Iowa Investment Bankers DES MOINES, (fPj--\Vinfield C. Jackley, Des Moines, was elected president of the Iowa Investment Bankers association here. John Quail, Davenport, and Frank Warden, Des Moines, were elected vice presidents. Re-elected secretary and treasurer were W. E, Frame, Des Monies, and Frank Philip, Cedar Rapids. W. D. Hanna, Burlington- R. B. Pecaut, Sioux City; and J. C. Shaw, Des Moines, were reelected to tlie board of directors. Crystal Lake Man Held to Hancock Grand Jury GARNER --. Mervin Frogg oC Crystal Z,ake was bound over to the Hancock county grand jury following a skirmish there. Edgar Reed, Crystal Lake, was the complaining witness. Frogg was charged with intent to commit great bodily injury. He was arraigned in Justice Clark E. Lovrien's court Wednesday. Gar Moody Again Head of Osage Grain Co-Op OSAGE--At their a n n u a l meeting here Tuesday noon at the Methodist church, the Qsage Cooperative Grain and Supply company re-elected the following officers: Gar Moody, president; Fritz Muller, vice president; Lloyd Swann, secretary and treasurer; M. J. Fox, Arthur Stokes, Clyde Smith, E. J. Ahrens, directors. Mrs. Larkin, 66, Buried. IOWA FALLS--Funeral services were held Tuesday morning for Mrs. Mamie Larkin, B6, at the Wilbur funeral home here The Rev. Mr. Baker ot Waterloo officiated. Burial was at Union cemetery. Dies From Burns. PAYNESV1LLE, Minn., M)_ W. L. Dahllhorp 42,, died Thursday of b u r n s suffered Monday when he contacted a high tension wire at the Northern States Power company substation. Trampled by Bull. GRISWOLD, (/Pj-William S. Roberts, 62, Lewis, Iowa, suffered serious injuries when trampled by an enraged bull at a farm sale near here. Bystanders drove the bull away after it attacked Roberts in a pen. At 3 Day Meeting-. DES MOINES, (^-Approximately 500 ministers are expected to attend the three day Iowa convocation of ministers which opens here Monday. Speakers will include Dr. Herbert L. W i l l e t t of the University of Chicago, and JJr. Hal ford Luccock of the Yale University D i v i n i l y school. Practice Is Presented. SEXTON--Practice began nn a Play, "A Quiet Spread," to be given at the ladies aid box social next Friday evening, Feb. 5. There will also be a number of other things on the program. Mrs Sim Bemis and Mrs. John Huff, Jr., are the program committee. RITES IN SOUTH DAKOTA JOICE--Funeral rites for Mrs. Emma Wright Hill were held Thursday morning at Mitchell S Dak. Mrs. Hill died Monday morn- mg at the home of her sister, Mrs. B. C. Burdick after suffering three weeks with pneumonia. Cincinnati Tries to Save Main Power Plant pended on keeping boilers and "enorators dry in a basement several feet below the rising flood crest. So, as staggering doctors and uirses, wearied into a dream like tate by service 24 hours on end, vent from patient to patient in the lospital itself, from army cot to army cot in the annex, six men or five days fought their hand to land duel with the river below. Above pneumonia patients jasped for breath, influenza pa- icnts burned with fever, ex- lausted relief workers s l e p t spraddled out on the floors, babies cried in their own tiny ward. "Grab Those Bags" But there was no rest for the sis volunteers battling two feet if water on the Preston street ide, threatening every moment to et the better of them, force eva- :uatipn of patients. Once the wa- ei' hit the boilers the hospital it- elf and the $500,000 annex, .'leaned of loose plaster and wired xr electricity in five hours when he crisis came, would lose i: of their power to help. These men in the light of dim JUlbs, were building sandbag bulwarks against the water, replac- ng them as water soaked through. They rigged vacuum pumps to .the 'urnaces, to throw off water secp- ng up through the underground r lood and the sides of the boiler ·oom. They kept live steam hiss- ng through the pipes to the wards above. They spoke rarely, hardly above monotones. Their names? "Aw, what does it matter?" de- nanded a dark man, his face white with exhaustion through the black of his whiskers. "If you want to do something grab some of those bags." A sandbaff difce is seen holding: out in feel, of flood water from (he Cincinnati Gas and EIcc- (rir, company's main plant. The plant was dry insitle when this picture was taken--and tlic entire city hoped that the improvised dike would hold IOWA LEGISLATIVE BILLS INTRODUCED Red Salmon, Libby's, tall can Optical Service Pillsbury's Flour, 5-lb. bag ____ . Omar Flour 49-lb. bag. Brussell Sprouts, box ........ De Angelo Pears, large Thorough eye examinations should be a yearly habit. COFFEE, Hills Bros., Ib. 27c DES MOINES, (/P)--Iowa house and senate files introduced: SENATE: S. F. 77--By Doran, revising and codifying state engineering certificate laws, raising requirements for obtaining certificates. S: F. 7B--By Chrystal, appropriating 5424.41 to cover expenses o£ Nelson G. Kraschel's inauguration. S. F. 7D--By Augustine, raising the levy limit for county public hospiial.improvemenl from '/· fo J mill. S. F. 80--By Stevens, permitting cities and towns to issue refunding bonds to replace outstanding heating plant, gas works, water works, and light plant bond issues. S. F. 81--By Shaw, legalizing a Storm Lake, Iowa, water rate ordinance. Concurrent Resolution 6--Memorializing the president to name a battleship for the state of Iowa. Concurrent Resolution 7--Providing j o i n t session to hear Msgr. Joseph A. Fyan. HOUSE: H. F. 35--By Keefe--Providing l h a t cities of 20,000 may elect three park commissioners. Law now limits same lo cities of 40,000. H. F. 36--By Manioce---Provid- ing lor tree distribution of outdated codes and session laws. H. F. 37--By Dancer--Providing for 6 year terms for members of state railway commission. H. F. 38--By Dancer--Reducing from % of the original cost to 10 per cent, the penalty imposed for delayed purchases of motor carrier licenses. H. F. 33--Davis, Madison--Relating to notice from the. state comptroller on support of the insane. H. F. 40--By .Tudd--Granting attorneys the same exemptions as those now given public officers, farmers, teamsters and laborers. H. F. 4J--By Woods--G i v i n K City councils the right to regulate and fix telephone rales. H. F. 42--By Treimer anrl Kephart--outlawing all forms of lottery and banknights, and imposing penalty of fine on both donor and recipient of gifts. H. F. 43--By Johnson of Marathon--Eliminating M u n i c i p a l bonds from exempt list. H. F. 44--By Strickler--Appropriating $424.41 for costs of the inaugural. H. F. 45--By Johnson of Marathon--Legalizing Storm Lake ordinance fixing maximum water rates. H. F. 4B--By Moore, Woodbury --Relating to fees and costs in justice courls. H. F. 47--By Moore, Woodbury --Providing t h a t decree of divorce shall be effective upon payment of costs and without further notice of any kind. H. F. 48--By Bowers, Treimtav. Brown, Gallagher, Latchaw and Elliott--Appropriating $12,000,000 yearly for support of schools. Funeral for Yaggy, · Nora Springs Early Settler, Conducted N O R A SPRINGS--Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon for E?.ra Yaggy, 8B, at the home of his son, Verne, three miles west of town. Two nephews, Die Itev. Oliver Y,iggy of Cedar Falls, assisted by the Rev. Lafayette Orth of Meservcy, conducted the services. Mrs. Fred Larson, Mrs. A. J. Rhutasel and Miss Verna Schlosser sang. Pallbearers, all relatives, were Gus, Hairy and John Heinselmann, Clinton and Dale Bitterman and Paul Spotts. Mr. Yaggy was born Sept. 7, 1850 near Plainfield, 111. After attending the public schools and Northwestern college at Naperville. III., he lived in Chicago, assisting a brother In the book publishing business u n t i l lie was .10. when he came lo Nora Springs. He was mnrricd Ocl. fi, 1881 to Miss Ida Alice Heinselman of Portlnnd township and they lived on the farm three miles west of town for 30 years, moving to Nora Springs when the son, Verne, was married When Mrs. Yaggy died ten years ago, he went back to the farm to live with the son. Mr. Ynggy was a charter member of the Evangelical church where the services were held in the schoolhouse west of town. He is survived by his two sons Ira D., Yaggy, dean of the Junior college in Joliet, 111., and Verne Yaggy of Nora Springs, by two grandsons, Floyd Yaggy of Otranto Joseph Yaggy of Joliet, III., one granddaughter, Alice Gail Yaggy Yant, of Edwardsville, III., and one great grandson, Ronald Verne Yaggy of Otranto. Poor Warrants Drop Fourth in .Chickasaw NEW HAMPTON--The total warrants drawn in 1336 were 25 per cent less than 1335 and were the lowest since 1333, according to records in the office of the Chickasaw county auditor. In 1936 total warrants were 532,410.46 compared with 543,136.03 in 1935. Speaker at Humboldt. HUMBOLDT, (VP--Former State Senator Frederic Larrabee of Fort Dodge, state president of the Iowa State Dairy association, was the guest speaker Thursday at the annual meeting of the Humboldt co-operative creamery. The organization started will) three em- ployes in 1926 snd now employs ID persons. SIX MEN SAVE 1,000 PATIENTS Defeat Savage Ohio Waters in Five Day Duel at Louisville. B.v EDWARD .1. NEIL LOUISVILLE, Ky. ( (..P)_A Dutch boy stuck his finger in a dyke, and a grateful nation nevei forgot the legend. Six men with sandbags and endless toil, hole back the muddy waters of the Ohio from a hospital jammed with n thousand patients--and shattered Louisville doesn't even know their names. So this is a story of six men, and what goes on late at night in a great refugee center, the Louisville city hospital and its new annex at Preston and Chestnut streets. The water came up the Preston street side for five days but never did reach the Chestnut street end. It stopped finally and started bnck toward the river bcc again. City hospital is just close enousl lo the business section, part o which rises as n snrl of an island in the middle of 40 square miles of flood land, and yet near enough to the flooded southeastern section, to be neither safe nor very dangerous. Below Flood Crest. It is a p^acc where refugees might stay forever without fear of drowning. But here were 500 patients seriously ill in the hospital, 500 more in the new annex that wasn't supposed to be ready for occupancy u n t i l March. Operating rooms, sterilizing equipmr hot water, even light through tl dark nights when the savage Ohio was surging higher hourly, de- FOOT COMFORT FOR ALL WHO WALK OR STAND Would to be able lo stand all day or walk lor miles w i t h o u t h a v i n g your feel ache, burn or perspire? Would you iilc to have y n u r feel cool, rested and comfortable? W i l l you make a one day test? Simply go lo your druggist and get some Ice Mint. Use it for one day and see if it isn't the greatest little package of "foot joy" you ever had. Ice Mint prevents loot odors keeps the feet cool and comfortable, relieves the stinging pain of corns and callouses and every person who has to walk or stand all day, will surely appreciate how good it makes the feet ieel. Try it just once and give your poor, tired, burning, aching feet a real treat. You will like the way Ice Mint works and even new shoes w i l l be as comfortable as an old boot. .lust one day's u^c wiil prove it. Try it and see. " Tietjen, 83, Alta Vista Pioneer, Dies ALTA VISTA--Albert Tietjen, 83, pioneer of this community died at his home here Thursday follow- ng a long illness. Complications from advanced age caused his death. Funeral services will be held in (lie Zion Lutheran church here Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. He was born May 19, 1853. He was married to Mary Tietjen about 47 years ago. Two children, Mrs. Jack Schuette of Freriericksbui-g and Mrs. John Wcers of Elma and the widow survive. Hampton Makes Gift to Flood Sufferers HAMPTON--A benefit matinee was given at the Windsor theater Friday afternoon, proceeds going to the Red Cross for flood relie. work. A total ot $B55 has alreadj been received by Mrs. C. L. Becd county Red Cross chairman, a well as clothing made by W. P. A workers under the direction o Mrs. A. L. Roberts and by horn economics students of Hampton high school under the direction o Miss Eileen Wicderrecht, instruc tor. Roy Jensen Is Named Lonerock Legion Heac LONEROCK -- Tiie American Legion Tuesday elected, commander, Roy Jensen; adjutant W. G. Flaig; finance officer, William Murray; chaplain, Hoy Jensen; sergeant-at-arms, George Hath. Concludes Masonic School. RICEVILLE--Donald S m i t h concluded a Masonic school of instruction at Lime Springs Thursday. SEEK ADVICE OF TWO FINANCIERS Congressmen Quiz Whitney and Baruch in Sessions of Committees. WASHINGTON, (ff)--Congress :ought the advice of two financiers Thursday on how it could :urb certain types of holding companies and what it should do to ake the profits out of war. Appearing before the senate ·ailroad investigating committee, Richard Whitney, former president of the New York stock e.x- :hange, testified he would urge exchange officials to formulate a 'definite policy" on listing hold- ng company securities. Bernard M. Barnch, New York -apitalist, advised the house mili- ary committee that higher individual and corporation income axes with a broader base than at present would be required to prevent profiteering in wav time. Approved by Committee. The house ways and menus -·ommittec approved an adminis- .ration bill to extend for three years presidential authority to negotiate reciprocal trade agreements. The present acl authorizing "inch agreements expires June 12. Senate civil liberties investiga- .ors received testimony from a Toledo, Ohio, automobile union official that an undercover agent n the Electric Auto-Lite plant there split worker ranks by becoming president of a union chap- ,er and pressing controversial issues. Says Bills Necessary. M. L. Wilson, undersecretary oC agriculture, told the house agri-- culture committee that both the Bankhead-Jones farm tenancy bill and the present resettlement administration were necessary in tackling the farm tenancy problem. A spokesman for the Association of American Railroads asked the house interstate commerce committee for modification of the long and short haul clause of the interstate commerce act to enable railroads to compete with trucks and water carriers. 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