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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 2

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, February 25, 1931
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE CLEAR LAKE MAY BE CHOSEN FOR DIOCESAN GAMP Dean Philbrook Here to In vestigate; To Hold Services. The Very Reverend Roland F Philbrook, dean of Trinity cathe dral at Davenport and an outstand ^ng- leader in the Episcopal church In Iowa will be the special preache at the mid-week Lenten service t be held .at St. John's church Wed nesday night. The service is one o a series being held thruout Len and begins at 7:30 o'clock. Dean Philbrook was in Moson City Wednesday to. investigate th possibility of permanently locating the Diodesan camp for boys some where along the shores of Clea: Lake. This camp for boys is namei after the late Bishop Theodore N Morrison, for many years the be loved Bishop of Iowa. Last yea; there was a record attendance, the. former camp site being at -Iowa Palls, but it is felt that Clear Lake would have so many advantages that if the authorities select this site It will undoubtedly be the per manent location of the camp, the Rev. Robert Morgan Redenbaujrh -stated. Local churchmen are urgin°- the selection of Clear Lake and have been assured that a. decision wil soon be reached. Butter Stolen From Creamery by Thieve^ NEW HAMPTON, Feb 25 -Thieves broke into the Williamstown creamery and stole 10 tubs of butter last night. This was the third time this winter that the creamery has been broken Into. Entrance was gained thru a window at the rear of the creamery. Gigantic Torch of Gas , Well Blazes on Edge of Town in Oklahoma WEWOKA, Okla., Feb. 25. (JF-The gigantic torch of a blazing gas well roared at the edge of this little city today. Fed by more than 80,000,000 cubic feet of gas a day, the Deep Rock OH company's well was spouting flames 200 feet into the air just a mile south of town. Only shacks on nearby oil leases were believed endangered by the well, -which caught fire late yester.- day after a separator explosion fired, a nearby oil well. This fire was extinguished four hours later. FEBRUARY 25 1931 IN DAY'S NEWS Associated PtestPtioto A. M. Clark, republican secretary of state under the late Gov. Frank C. Emerson of Wyoming, has succeeded his former chief as noting governor. STATE LABOR AND GOODS USED AT U ·(Continued From Page 1). chase tickets for only'375 saclis. He said this cement was scattered thruout the job with that obtainec from the car on the university track. Rees explained that 10 weeks of labor was required to build the retaining wall and that Budreau hauled material virtually all of thai time. The witness said he did not keep track of Budreau's house. Mixer Broke Down. He testified that the cement mixer broke down two or three times during the job and that the university blacksmith repaired it Dennis Kelleher, the committee's attorney, had just started to ques- ion Rees about Fisk's property when the noon recess was taken. "I saw material hauled by uni- ersity teams to the five houses risk owns," said Rees. "I put in oundatlons for him on the first two ouses he built, using the university ement mixer." The witness said he built the base vail in 1922 or 1923 but was unable o indicate the years when he put in the Fisk foundations. The testimony followed in ex- lanation of one of the charges nade Monday by Verne Marshall, Cedar Rapids editor, that university fficials had made use of public quipment and state laborers for rivate projects. HOUSE DEFEATS ROADHOUSE ACT (Continued From Page l). would save the counties money and help out the courts. The house also passed the Long bill, providing for an assistant inspector in the state department of health but did not finish its discussion on another long measure which would provide for quarantine for social diseases and would permit the state department of health to suspend the licenses for one year of doctors who failed to report such cases. After spending an hour in the discussion of the Felter measure, which would repeal the $1,000 salary increase given to state officials by the 1929 session, final action on the measure was deferred by a vote of 45 to 35. Rijfby Bill Passed. .The senate passed a bill by Senator Charles, L. Rigby, Cedar, to create a court of claims. Several amendments were made before passage was voted, 39 to 3. In its original form the bill provided appointment by the chief justice of the.supreme court of three judges of the district court to constitute a court of claims for a judicial district. An amendment by Senator C. P. Clark which would provide for the appointment of only one district court judge in a judicial district to constitute the court wai adopted. A judiciary committee bill aimed to prohibit banks and corporations from practicing law was among the bills introduced in the upper body today. It was said to have the approval of the Iowa Bar association. A flat salary for members of boards of supervisors would be fixed by a bill introduced by Senator H. L. Invin, Clinton. The bill would provide a salary of $1,500 for supervisors in counties having populations of less than 40,000; $2,000 for those in counties with a population of less than 50,000; and 53,800 for those in counties having a population of 50,000 or over. They also would be limited to 6 cents a mile for the use of cars on public business. Legislative Election. Under a bill introduced by Representative George Mayae, Pottawattamie, Council Bluffs proceedings to hold a special election .authorizing a levy for a municipal airport would be legalized. Representative W. E. S. Hutcheon, Greene, introduced a bill providing that counties be reimbursed from the primary- road fund for the expense incurred in submitting the road bond amendment at a special election. Passage of Senator Irving H. Snudson's securities exemption bill was voted by the senate 45 to 1. The bill repeals provisions exempt- ng securities issued by certain railroads and public securities from registration and has the effect of placing them under the blue sky regulations. IN THE RADIO WORLD By C. E. BUTTERFIELD Associated Press Radio Editor (Time is central standard thruoutj NEW YORK, Feb. 25. (/P)--Nine years as a broadcaster were celebrated by WOR, New York, lasa night in a gala air presentation. It was a sort of a review in which many of the present day radio stars who got their start at that station went back to join in the festivities. There was music and sketches, including a. skit by the cast of Mam Street, the country town feature that is billed to return (.0 broadcasting this week. Famous trials are to be revived In a 52 weeks series of radio dramatizations to open on WEAF and stations at 9:15 p. m. March 1. Sax Rohmer, novelist, is to be guest speaker with Uncle Henry and the Editor, WJZ network, next Sunday evening. WEDNESDAY Olive Palmer and artists, including the Revelers quartet, WEAF and hookup at 8:30. Semifinals and Finals Left in State Checker Tourney at Estherville ESTHERVILLE, Feb. 25. (IP)-Semifinals and finals In the state checker tournament were scheduled for'today with W. C. Bascom, Okoboji, Luther Sammons, Ottumwa, Victor Davis and George Jennins, both of Fort Dodge, the remaining- contestants. Jennings defeated Al Graettinger of Graettinger in the quarter finals last night arid Davis bested Eddie Robinson, Des Moines, to enter the finals with Bascom and Sammons. Mrs. Irene Schroeder, Executed for Murder, Buried Near Ohio Home EELLAIRE, Ohio, Feb. 25. (IF)-Mrs. Irene Schroeder, who was electrocuted with W. Glenn Dague Mon day for the slaying: of a Pennsylvania highway patrolman, was buried in Rose Hill cemetery on tho outskirts of this town, her old home, at daybreak today. Only a few relatives and friends were at the grave. Dague will be buried today at Dallas, W. Va. . The early hour of burial of the woman who died in the electruj chair at Rockview penitentiary, near Bellefonte, Pa., was set to avoid crowds. DEMOCRATS ARE FACING FRICTION (Continued From 1'age 1). of the democratic executive committee, saying they would fight any attempt to put a wet label on the party. On the other hand, Senators Wagner of New York and Tydings of Maryland have pleaded with their democratic colleagues in congress for sponsorship by the party in 1932 of outright repeal of the eighteenth amendment. Meanwhile at democratic headquarters here, where Raskob's lieutenant, Shouse, directs activities on the "firing line," it was said "there might be some fireworks at the March 5 meeting" but that no sen : national developments were expected. It was said the conference undoubtedly would consider some phases of the prohibition question. * *: * W HETHER the committee will take a definite stand on the liquor issue remains to be seen. Raskob's supporters point to tht concerted campaign which resulted in democratic victories in the 1930 congressional elections as vindication of the man who has been called both the party's "financial angel" and "Smith's monumental mistake." Raskob himself never has publicly indicated an intention to give up the post he has held since shortly after the nomination of Alfucd E. Smith for president in 1938. Some prominent figures in the party, feeling the liquor question is "loaded with dynamite," oppose making prohibition a major issue. l , Dayton Bank Robbed by Five Bandits of $20,000 DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 25. UP)--Five bandits armed with sawedoff shotguns held up Norman W. Burg- rneier, manager, and eight employes of the central branch of the Union Trust company in the heart of the business district 10 minutes after the bank opened this morning and escaped with between $18,000 and $20,000. Train Plunges 40 Feet Thru Draw of Bridge, Carrying 3 to Death MOBILE, Ala., Feb. 25 (A')--The locomotive and combination baggage and club car of the north bound Pan-American train plunged 40 feet thru the open draw of the Mobile river bridge 18 miles north of here early today, carrying three trainmen to death and narrowly missing a passing tugboat. . Hurt While Skating. NASHUA, Feb. 25.--Ivan, 7, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hultz, while skating on a pond with his sister, Dorothy, fell and struck his foot with his skate, the end of it piercing the flesh to the bone of the ankle. DOLLAR DAY White Fancy SHIRTS and SHORTS COMPLETE SUITS §3.50 50 EACH Plain white ribbed shirts . . . and printed broadcloth shorts in a variety of handsome stripes and patterns. This is the accepted underwear . . . if you need some new underwear, get your share of these. AT NUMBER 8CVCN ·OUTHFEOCRM Extra Values for DOLLAR DAY .These Are Hose That Men Buy Because of What. They Are . . . Not Because of What They Cost. Fancy Pattern Men's Hosiery The really new colors . . . and patterns . . . an offering of unusually fine rayon fancy pattern hose at a very special price. . . ..SINGLE PAIRS 29c . . . AT NUMBER SEVEN SOUTH FEDERAL STATE UNITS TO FIGHT FOB DRYS Plan Wins Endorsement of National Prohibition Conference. By JOHN F. CHESTEK. VVASHINGTON, Feb 25. /!')--Or-' ganization of well centralized po-- Jitico-temperance fighting units in each of the 48 states bore the in-' dprsement today of the national conference of organizations supporting- the eighteenth amendment. Dr. Ernest Cherrington, president of the dry conference, said the dp- cision to form these units was pointed directly toward the next presidential election. He asserted it was the most significant step yet taken by the assembled leaders of the 33 organized prohibition groups. May Form Board. As the third day of secret sessions opened, the conference began consideration of a. proposal to form a board dedicated almost solely u. placing dry planks In the 1919 platforms of both political parties. Approval of the plan to set un state temperance conferences, each to be represented as a unit in the national conference, was not gained until shortly before midnight last night; It was part of a drastic rewriting of the organization's constitution. Other highlights in this unprecedented revision were: The establishment In Washington of a national headquarters for the nation's combined dry groups. Plan "Strategy." Ttie creation of a committee ov "board of strategy" of 15 outstanding dry leaders to provide a unifier) command upon all matters arising between meetings of the nationa! conference. An opening-lip of the organization to permit the election of nationally prominent men and women not members of any dry organization. Dr. Cherrington said today it was hoped the effect-of these provisions would be to create an overwhelmingly strong national temperance group, mobilized to present a coordinated front upon all prohibition matters. Injunction Asked to Prevent Election on Road Bond Amendment DES MOINES, Feb. 25. #--H. U. Matthews, Ottumwa, today filed in the Polk county district court an action asking issuance of an injunction to enjoin Governor Turner and the secretary of state from calling a special election to vote on the propo'sed state road bond amend- mendment providing for issuance of $100,000,000 of bonds for the primary road system. Robber of Sioux City Theater Sentenced to Five Years; Appeals SIOUX CITY, Feb. 25. UP)--A sentence of five years in the state reformatory at Anamosa was given Johnny Arensdorf, convicted o'f holding up the Orpheum theater )ast fall, in district court today. An appeal bond of 55,000 was filed by Arensdorf's attorney. The attorney said that new evidence had been discovered. Arensdorf will not be taken to prison until the supreme court has passed on the appeal. Meanwhile he will be at liberty under bond. Hiccoughs 10 Days; Dies. ATLANTIC, Feb. 25. (/T)--After hiccoughing for 10 days, J. E. Hammond. 85, resident here for nearly 62 years, died Tuesday. He had been failing In health for a month. Among those made to suffer by the drought are the purists who cnil it "drout."--Midwest Review. "TORCH SLAYER", MAY BE INSAI 4 ' r fl Decision of 2 Physicians' Be Secret Until After Trial. INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 25. UP)-Whatever the decision of two physi-* cians as to the sanity of Harold Herbert Schroeder, Mobile, Ala., alleged 1 "torch" slayer on trial here for first degree murder, it will not be revealed until all evidence in the case has been presented. Judge Frank P. Baker planned today to confer with Dr. Roger E. Smith and Dr. Charles D. Humes,, both of Indianapolis, whom he appointed yesterday to examine Schroeder. Ira M. Holmes, Schroe-] der's attorney, has entered an insan- ' ity plea for the former Mobile bus- ^ inessman. Schroeder is charged with killing an unidentified man and burning the body in his automobile near here last May 31. . I/ ' eft Farmer Killed by Bull. ^S : LE MARS, Feb. 25. UP)--Injuries } J j received when he was attacked byvi/,'j a bull proved fatal to Archiej/j McKay, aged Plymouth county^, f farmer, lute yesterday. ji B U T Some Day-- |; when ACUTE INDIGESTION^ strikes you may be glad """ · were ready with Bell-ans. BELL-ANS FOR INDIGESTION D O L L A R D A Y Thursday . ., February 26 Tomorrow In 1931 your dollar is going to be much bigger at Abel Son Inc. It will 'do more! Buy more! But on Dollar Day we're even more than 1931 buying power; It ···..-- will be more than a day for you to just spend dollars! You'll save them aplenty. 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