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TWO MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 14 1936 GRINNELL MAKES PROBE OF LIQUOR Suspends Three Senior Men Until June on Charges of Intoxication. GRINNELL, W)--Grinnell college officials said Saturday that investigation of intoxication among students nag resulted in the suspension of three senior men until June and a two weeks suspension for two other students. Five men, all freshmen, were placed on strict probation.. The inquiry was made by the administrative committee of the college which declined to disclose the names of the students disciplined. "Grinnell is not a drinking college," Shelton L. Beatty, dean of men, said, "and it will not tolerate drinking on the campus. "We feel, however, these men deserve another chance." He said the senior students suspended until June will be given the chance of taking their examinations then. If they do not complete their work in June, the dean said, they will be given another opportunity next September. Following disciplinary action by the college,, the council of house presidents, men's governing body, voted to call before it any student "encountered possesing or under the influence of liquor." The student governing body is empowered to suspend from the dormitories for a week any male student found guilty of possessing or being under the influence of liquor. Murphy Proposal to Prohibit Blackstrap Molasses Rejected WASHINGTON, U--The senate finance committee Friday rejected proposals to center all federal liquor taxes on retailers and to prohibit use of blackstrap molasses in mak- (D., N. Y.) and the molasses amendment by Senator Murphy (D. Iowa) had been rejected. The vote was not given. Millionaire Loses Fight for Custody of Infant Grandson CHICAGO, Iff)--George W. Borg, millionaire chairman of the Borg- Warner corporation, lost his court fight Friday for custody of hi* 15 months old grandson. Judge Michael Feinberg's ruling left the baby in the hands of pretty Juanita Borg, the manufacturer's daughter-in-law. 19 year old ing whisky and gin. While officially the committee continued to withhold a formal report on the two actions, several members announced on emerging from Friday's meeting- that the tax amendment by Senator Copeland ITALY MOVES ON LAKE TANA AREA Diives Wedge in Ethiopia Toward British Sphere of Influence. ROME, UP)--Marching into lush jungle country," a far western fascist column moved down the Ethiopian- Sudanese frontier lands Saturday, driving a wedge toward Lake Tana and Great Britain's sphere of influ- rice. One of four full army corps in motion on the northern African front, the western column's advance guard was nearing the important trail junction of Nogara, in the northwestern corner of Ethiopia, not more than 100 miles from the great inland sea which supplies the life blood of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan's blue Nile. South and east of it, war planes were reported to have bombed Ethiopian concentrations in the Encetab section, north of the Amharic capital of Gondar. Gondar lies but 23 miles north of Lake Tana. Moving in a southwesterly direction, other troops had crossed the Takkaze river and penetrated deep into the Tzellemti region, northeast of the lake. Italian dispatches from Asmara, Eritrea, reported that 18 Ethiopian participants in an alleged "massacre" of 57 Italian road workers, including an engineer and his wife, Feb. 13, have been captured and executed. EUROPE FEARS MORE CARNAGE Praying Women and Children Crowd Parish Churches on Frontier. NEWS OF THE WEEK By The Associated Press. Praying women and children, har raised by nightmares of anothe German invasion, crowded parts! churches in France's eastern fron tier provinces; booted soldiers b; the thousands clumped into Alsacf and Lorraine to man French fortlfi cations. Chancellor Hitler's re-establish ment last Saturday of the "Wach am Rhine" ushered in a week o: turmoil in Europe. France issued virtual ultimatums which trod on one another s heels Great Britain first counseled patience, then lent France qualified support. Moscow, the little entente and the Balkan entente spoke reassuringly to the Qual d'Orsay Italy was, tight mouthed. The Locarno powers condemnec the reich-for treaty violation, ant Hitler tartly announced he woulc not renounce Germany's sovereign rights. A Sanguine Figure. The crux of the hubbub was due with the league of nations counci meeting to consider the French demand for sanctions against Ger many. France has worried over insecur ,ty on tie Rhine since the time o Richelieu. As the council met some recalled that France set an ex ample for Germany after the Na poleonic wars by denouncing th peace treaties of 1814 and 1815. If France does not obtain satis 'action, she may seek to realign Europe's fraternity of nations out side the league on the basis of mu ;ual security pacts. The most sanguine figure in the lullabaloo was Premier Mussolini Hitler, whose ambassador to Rome made no less than five trips to Ber in in February alone, has put H Duce in a position to deal for the ifting of sanctions. Forty to One. A man was put at the tiller of he Landon Barkentine this week ohn D. M. Hamilton resigned as IOWA LEADS THE LEGION With this slogan, the Iowa Department it conducting a sweeping .campaign .to unite all Iowa Veterans in a peacetime service for God and Country. Many Reasons for Joining . . . The past record of The American Legion is filled with deeds of accomplishments, particularly the Clausen-Warden Post of Mason City, which has taken a leading part in all actiyities for the betterment of the service man and the community as a whole. If You're a World War Veteran . . . And are not a member of The American Legion, this great organization of your comrades urges you to im~ mediately join the post nearest your place of residence, American Legion members are your neighbors and friends and will be happy to explain the Legion's activities and future programs. Co-operate With Buddies . . . . To carry on the comprehensive program adopted at the last national convention . , . Join the community service activities which help make your town a better place in which to live and raise your children . . . Pledge your support to all patriotic interests and government activities which will help solve the existing economic problems. "COMRADE" . . . If You Served in the World War, the American Legion Wants and Needs You . . . and, We Believe, You Need the Legion. JOIN NOW!! Clausen-Warden Post 101 American Legion MASON CITY : DEPARTMENT OF IOWA THIS ANNOUNCEMENT FURNISHED THROUGH THE COURTESY OF QUALITY · S E R V I C E · JATISFACTIOM SON me .AT NUMBER SEVEN SOUTH flOIRAl executive assistant to Chairman Henry p. Fletcher of the republican national committee in order to guide the political destinies of the Kansas governor in the presidential race. By virtue of his geographical position in the farm belt, Landon was described by his friends as the standout candidate for the republican nomination. Governor Merriam of California took note of that in announcing support for the Kansan. In the first presidential primary of 1936, Colonel Frank Knox, the Chicago publisher, picked up 11 un- pledged votes in New Hampshire, his former home. President Roosevelt collected the eight democratic delegates. Harris county, Georgia, gave the president a 4Q to 1 margin over Governor Talmadge, Roosevelt foe, in its own tiny preference primary. Senator Borah, Intent on thwarting what he calls non-popular nomination of presidential candidates, entered the Pennsylvania primary. Senator Robinson of Arkansas, democratic leader, exchanged charges with former President Hoover on questions of currency, credit and recovery. At Swords' Points. Two events in official Washing:on's week could not be disassociated from politics. The attack on the senate lobby committee for its "sei- sure" of telegrams may be metamorphosed into a principal campaign issue. Jouett Shouse, executive head of the American Liberty league, and Committee Chairman Black were at swords' points. Concrete action was taken by the senate in calling on the federal communications commission to tell what aid it gave Black, and the District of Columbia supreme court enjoined the committee from taking possession of the telegraphic correspondence of a Chicago law firm. The other event was the growing argument over what Senator Holt of West Virginia termed maladmin- istration of relief funds. Holt gathered data for a renewal of his barrage against Administrator Harry L. Hopkins even as Hopkins announced dismissal of two Illinois WPA officials accused of collecting money on a project for political purposes. A Presidential Request. Congress wrestled with the Roosevelt proposal for taxing undivided industrial surpluses, and the president appealed to railway labor and managements to settle their conflicts over projected consolidations without recourse to legislation. Two new major tests for the new deal came before the supreme court in suits which may decide the constitutionality of the securities con- ·ol and the Guffey coal control acts. The United States conference 5f mayors proposed to the president n additional $2,340,000,000 to con- inue work relief during the next iscal year. King Edward of England advised th'e house of commons he might larry. Flood waters on the eastern sea- oard took a toll of at least 24 v«s in. 48 hours. They receded owly, but the Wyoming valley of "'ennsylvania, a portion of New 'ork state's Hudson valley and cattered parts of New England 'ere still in danger. A flaming meteor, rattling win- ows and awakening many persons rom slumber, zipped across the sky ver central New Jersey and van- shed aparently into the Atlantic cean. Its light was visible more nan 200 miles away. Disorders in Spain. Punctuating recurrent disorders n the heels of Spain's Feb. 16 elec- ions, the new. leftist government .nested scores of leading fascists nd monarchists accused of fomenting trouble. More than 50 persons ave been killed. Caught in the gov- rment's net was Primo de Rivera, soa of the late dictator and leader of Spanish fascists. Lieut. Robert K. Giovannoll, hero f the spectacular bombing plane rash at Dayton last October, was illed in a crackup at Baltimore. Threats to kidnap his 18 months' Id daughter were reported by Jack lempsey, former heavyweight hampion. New York's prolonged building ervice strike, which started March appeared to be no nearer solution hari the day when hundreds of partment house elevators stopped vmning. The service men's union and the realty advisory board, pokesmen for property owners, ere deadlocked, ostensibly over the sue of the closed shop. In Newark, '. J., elevator operators walked out or higher wages. Carl Giles, former Oklahoma reef administrator, was indicted for Tinning bis office "corruptly with the intent of personal financial bene- t." A'Nudist Doesn't Twenty-five students were taken police court in Syracuse, N. Y., on tsorderly conduct charges after a hoax bomb had been mailed to the chancellor of Syracuse university. A wind and rainstorm injured some 30 persons, flattened a carnival show and damaged small buildings in the Miami area. Mias Florence Cubitt, queen- elect of the California exposition nudist colony, swore she would land at Newark without benefit of attire over protests of a commercial air line. She arrived--fully dressed. Arthur W. Cutten, grain trader, was indicted in Chicago on charges of attempting to evade payment of income taxes. New Totalitarian State. Paraguay set up a totalitarian state fashioned on fascist lines as an outcome of the Feb. 17 revolution; the new government condemned what it called the sectarian and industrial demagogy of the previous regime. Gov. Harold G. Hoffman of New Jersey announced he intended to grant no further reprieves to'Bruno Richard Hauptmann. convicted kidnaper of the Lindbergh baby, condemned to die during the week of March 30. Died: Sidney J. Catts, wartime governor of Florida; Admiral Earl Beatty, British wartime hero; John Edward Dunigan, oil man; Frank A. Paul, admiralty lawyer; Edwin E. Ellis, steel man; Dr. William H. Wilmer, eye specialist TRAGEDY MARKS WEEK IN STATE Murder at Independence in Spotlight; Flood Waters Menace Iowa. THE WEEK IN IOWA. By The Associated Press ONE NIGHT--Mrs. Myrtle Pace hummed to herstlf as she prepared supper for her five children living at home with her on a chicken farm near Independence. Though separated from her husband, she had succeeded in rearing her children. They were all good students, all worked or helped in their own way to keep the family solvent. Ogden, 18, was an all-state high school football player, which probably would help him earn his way through college. Ogden, at that moment, was upstairs changing from his" work clothes. Thurza, 13 year old daughter, was in her room getting ready for supper. Bine Shots Heard, Rodney, 15, another son, came into the house and mounted the stairs. Shortly after rifle shots crackled through the house. The lilt of song died on Mrs. Pace's lips. She scurried upstairs. "There," she told officers, "I found Thurza stretched out on the floor moaning. Ogden stood swaying, his hands over his stomach. Rodney crouched with a. rifle in his hands. "When I entered the room, Rodney ran out." That night Ogden' died of his wounds. Thurza was taken to a hospital, unconscious. The next morning JDubuque officers captured Rodney in the railroad yards there. Plan Murder Charge. Buchanan county officers brought him back to Independence, said the boy confessed slugging his sister with his Boy Scout ax, attempting to mistreat her, shooting his brother in sudden fear that he might be discovered. A coroner's jury accused him of murder. County Attorney R. J. Kremer said he would file a murder charge against the boy. Physicians said the sister he slugged probably will survive. Driven From Homes. WATER, WATER--Flood waters coursed along Iowa streams another week, welling out over thousands of acres of land, driving hundreds from their homes. At Sioux City, the turbulent Floyd river inundated 100 city blocks, made refugees of nearly 600 persons early in the weak. And as the Floyd began its retreat, the Big Sioux, to the west of the city, threatened a new onslaught of water. In Monona county, the Little Sioux and Maple rivers broke out of the banks and dikes, flooded parts of several small towns, turned miles of their lowlands into lakes. Nearly 100 families were driven from their homes in this area. Freezing weather towards the week-end halted the flood water's attack somewhat, but the weatherman warned that the outlook is for rain and warmer weather. Sought Farm Equality. GOOD FIGHTER GONE--As it must to every man, death came this week to Charles R. Hearst, Iowa Farm Bureau leader, in a Cedar Rapids hospital. Thirteen years he served the Iowa Farm Bureau as president, always leading in its fight to gain agricultural equality. For several years he also served as vice president of the National Farm Bureau. Heart Gave Out Slowly. He still was a vice president at the time of his death, but in January he refused re-election as Iowa president because of ill health. Few knew, however, that his overtaxed heart was slowly giving out. His family and his friends buried him in a cemetery near by the Black Hawk county farm where he was born, where he maintained a residence all his life. Said National Farm Bureau President Ed O'Neal in eulogy: "Agriculture has lost a good fighter. Charlie didn't know when to quit." On Friday, 13th. THE THIRTEENTH DEFENDANT--It was Friday, the thirteenth. Twelve defendants had stood before DCS Moines Municipal Court Judge Ralph Powers and been found guilty of various charges. Joe Getchell, 34, was the thirteenth and the last. "I see," said the judge, "you are charged with writing a false check for $4.90. What do you plead?" "Not guilty, your honor," said Getchell. "You see," he added hesitantly, "I made the check good." "Case dismissed," said Judge Powers. But it took a reporter to point out the significance of the situation. lowan Fatally Hurt in Kansas Auto Crash HUTCHINSON, Rons., iT---C. A. Byham of Shenandoah, Iowa, was fatally injured in a crash between his car and a truck west of here. Byham, salesman for the Knorr Mercantile company of Wichita, Kans., died two hours after the crash Friday night. Day in Congress By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Senate-In recess. Commerce subcommittee weighs ship subsidy legislation. House-In recess. Ways and means subcommittee meets on taxation legislation. Interstate commerce committee at 10 on rural electrification bill. FRIDAY Senate-In recess commerce subcommittee weighed ship subsidy question; finance committee voted down liquor tax revision measure. House-Adopted resolution providing $50,000 to defray expenses of special committee investigating Townsend and other old age pension programs. Ways and means subcommittee continued study of tax legislation. 5 ARBITRATORS SEEK STRIKE END Call Union Leaders, Building Operators of New York Together. NEW YORK, UP)--Five "arbitrators" named by Mayor F. H, La- Guardia called union leaders and building operators together Saturday to end the two weeks' old strike of service employes which police said had affected 2,500 buildings. The realty advisory board, representing the operators, Immediately accepted the negotiation call, but so far as could be learned, James J. Bambrick, local president of the Building Service union, was unavailable and did not answer the arbitrator's telegram. Mayor LaGuardia, in despair of breaking the strike deadlock by his individual efforts, named the survey board of five men to effect a settlement of the walkout. The board was ordered by the mayor to establish the obstacles to prompt settlement of the strike and to make recommendations for immediate termination of the deadlock." Answers Xo Questions on Page 1 1. France. 2. To work for the nomination of Governor Landon of Kansas. 3. Rush D. Holt. 4. King Edward VIII of Great Britain. 5. Col. Frank Knox. 6. Dr. William H. Wilmer. 7. B. A. Webster and Garfield Breese. 8. He was indicted on charges of attempting; to evade income tax payments. 9. Rodney Pace. 10. Forest City. Enrollments at leading universities are 7 per cent higher this year than last, information received by the United States office of education shows.--United State* News. VISIT THE Enjoy These Finer Foods for BREAKFAST ... LUNCHEON .. . DINNER . FOR ALL OCCASIONS SMOKED COUNTRY STYLE PURE PORK SAUSAGE With a taste that is sure to win instant favor with everyone in the' family. That tempting old-fashioned flavor is a real thrill to jaded appetites. The Decker experts know their seasoning; and what's more. Decker's Country Style Pure Pork Sausage is smoked over REAL HICKORY- embers. 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