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TWO. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 6 · 1937 also the activities of the smaller groups. An air of expectancy pervaded Flint, Mich., where one fourth oi the. 165,000 residents are General Motors employes and where two plants of the corporation are held by sit down strikers defying an injunction. The populace waited eagerly for news from the Detroit conference as action to remove Ihe men from two Fisher body factories again was delayed. The issuance of a writ of attachment as a sequel to the injunction and its defiance, malting possible the arrest of the "sit downers," completed General Motors' legal action against the men. Sheriff Delays Action. Upon receiving the writ from Judge Paul V. Gadola, who granted the injunction last Tuesday, Sheriff Thomas \V. 'WolcoU asked "Governor Murphy ' whether it would be necessary to swear il special 'deputies to aid in making the arrests or whether he migh' have . the assistance ot nations guardsmen stationed in Flint to preserve order. "I am not going to act until I hear from the governor, 11 the sher- i f f , said. Governor Murphy hat neither 'replied nor indicated wha his answer would be. The general feeling in unofficial circles at Flint was that ai 'agreement was.near in the peace parley, but that if the conference should fail that martial law probably would be declared in Flint. Sympathizes With People. "I sympathize with the peopl in Flint," Governor Murphy saic after- Friday night's conversation: among himself, James F. Dewey federal labor conciliator, and General Motors and union representatives. ' "The messages I have receivec (from Flint) show great anxiety We are trying to work this out in a way to represent the best interests. We want them to be happ; about this." · . . Earlier in revealing that he hac not replied to the sheriffs communication, Murphy said: "I directed the military authorities early this (Friday) morning to preserve peace and order in Flint and see to it that mob rule does not happen, and that no other .incident be allowed to embarrass peace negotiations." Concentrated In Flint. The 3,500 national guardsmen concentrated in Flint remained in their billets except those patrol- ing an 80 acre area embracing the Fisher body plant No. Z--one of those occupied by the sit down strikers named in the injunction --the Chevrolet plant No. 4, where a new sit down started after the injunction had been requested, and other General Motors buildings. The troops were not in the vicinity of Fisher No. 1, the other building held by the strikers defying the injunction. It is several jnilesrfrom the militarized sector. ,;Tb.EjCpurt writ called for : the ar_ rest^t v Homer_lvlaitin, international president of the U A W A , other high officers of the union and its leaders at Flint, and the sit-down strikers, Martin is one of the participants in the governor's conference. - ·" IL DUCE'S SON WEDS IN ROME Vittorio Mussolini Marries Childhood Sweetheart, Orsola Buvoli. ROME,, (Ay--Vittorio Mussolini, eldest son of H Duce, and his boyhood sweetheart, Orsola Bu- voli, were married Saturday in the Mussolini parish church. · Premier Mussolini and his wife, members of the Mussolini and Buvoli families and a few friends, several hundred in all, attended the wedding in St. Joseph's church. Drizzling rain fell as the 22 year old bride, slim and blond, arrived. The couple will spend their honeymoon in Italy and then go lo the United States where Vittorio, with ambitions to become an Italian "motion' "picture producer, will study the film industry. Bride's Father Absent. . After their marriage by the Rev. Giovanale PDSCUCCJ, pastor of the church near the Mussolini's Rome residence, Villa Torlonia, the newlyweds went to St. Peter's in keeping with a Roman custom. s The bride's^father was unable to reach Rome from Buenos Aires in lime for the ceremony. He was scheduled to arrive Tuesday at Naples. Orsola, daughter ot a Milan family-' of modest means, wore a wedding gown designed aft^r the old Italian fashion---long sleeves, a tight fitting neck and a long train. Vittorio, veteran of the campaign in Ethiopia, wore his resplendent uniform of a lieutenant in the air corps. ' . Guests at Breakfast. Wedding guests at the church and at a breakfast served later in a hotel included Mussolini's son-in-law and daughter, Count and Countess Galeazzo Ciano; VUtorio's younger brother, Bruno; his cousin, Vito Mussolini and Signorina Silvia Di Rosa to whom he will be married in the same church next Tuesday, and Senator Guglielmo Marconi. The bride's mother, sister and brother .were there, as also was Donna Una Donnini, at whose Mediterranean villa Vittorio and 3rsola first met. Giuseppe Buvoli," '.he bride's father, had been in South America. in an effort to rehabilitate the family fortune which was lost in financial re- 'erses some years ago. Gets Reformatory for,20 Cent Theft B B S M O I N E S , (ff)--After pleading guilty to charges- of stealing Christmas ornaments valued, a t , 20 cents, Dorothy Scales, Negro, was sentenced to four months at the women's reformatory at Rockwell City by District Judge O. S; Franklin. Packing Plant to Build. DBS MOINES, (ff)--The Iowa Packing company was issued a building permit for a new livestock killing plant, valued- at 5242,000. New equipment to be installed will bring the total cost to 5400,000, it was. reported. Answers TO QUESTIONS ON PAGE 1 1. Six. 2. Football coach at University oC Iowa. 3. Cairo. 4. That "sit down" strikers had to leave General Motors plants in Flint. y · 5. Forming a new Japanese cabinet.. 6. Mr. .and Mrs. Charles A. Lindbergh. 7. Chicago. 8. Southern Methodist 9. Hussia. 10. Yes, if he washout. WOI 'Iowa Stale College Station Ames, Iowa (640 Kilocycles) : ; Monday* Feb. X. :4S Tuning In · "7:on Matins 7:30 News Noles . ( f r e q u c n l l y quoting irom Globe-Gazette *-rtils) 7:30 The Music Shop {continued) R:tKi News of ihe Hour 8:03 The Music Shop (continued) 8:50 Opening Midwest Market Ne\vi 3:00 News ot the Hour B:03 "The Runaways "--Ruth Calvin 9:30 Midwest Market News irnao Parent-Teachers Association 10:03 The Homcmakcrs · 10:30 Midwest Market News 11:00 Class in Agriculture 11:15 Girl's 4-H Clubs of Iowa 11:30 The Book Critic 11:50 State Police Bulletins 12:00 AlleM With the Forester 12:35 Objectives in Community Planning J:00 Closing Midwest Market News 1:10 Viking Accordion Band 1:15 Campus Varieties 1:30 Closing Midwest Hour 2:03 Memorial Union Pipe Orean 2:05 "The International Conference of Farm Women" 2:H Club Women's Hour 2:30 I9th Century Music 2;-i5 I. S. C. Department of Music 3:00 News of the Hour 3:03 Maatcrwork Scries 3;,TO Fnrmers Short Slori'rs 4:nn Grinnell Hour 4:15 Fisher's Concertina Orchestra ·4:30 J, s, C. Department of Ensljsh ·4:45 A f t e r n o o n News Summary Sign Ott FIRE DESTROYS ORCHESTRA BOS Loss of $3,000 to Gioup Headed by Chester Field, Manly. MANLY--The .Chesterfield orchestra bus; used as transportation by the musical organization headed by Chester Field, son o£ C. R. Field, operator: of the Sunset Inn lere, was destroyed by fire while being repaired in a garage at Columbus, Nebiv The loss, including instruments · and personal effects, was estimated at '.$3,000, partly covered by insurance. This orchestra has played in Mason City and surrounding communities many times.' The members .of the organization managed to get together enough instruments to continue on their schedule in two aulomo biles: Jobless Father of 3 Given Sentence DES MOINES, VP)--Edwin- I, King, unemployed father of three children, was sentenced to 1( years in the state penitentiary on each of two charges of breaking and entering after pleading guilty before District Judge John J. Hal loran. BATTLE TO HOLD THEIR POSITIONS Insurgents Fight to Keep Cordoba as Socialists Defend Malaga. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Spanish insurgents fought Saturday to keep Cordoba; socialist government troops fought to keep Malaga; non-interventionists in London sought to keep out of Spain. Russian, insistence--supported by France--that the Soviets be permitted to participate in an international patrol ot the warring I b e r i a n peninsula, threatened somewhat a fresh start next Tuesday on non-intervention negotiations. · A Spanish socialist-.minister agreed conditionally to the neutrality, plan. · The negotiations want to set a deadline, for the influx of foreign volunteers and complete a scheme for naval supervision of other Spanish imports. Seeking: Free Bridge. C O U N C I L . B L U F F S , (#)-Charles Putnam, former Iowa legislator, is chairman of a committee seeking a free bridge between ouncil Bluffs and Omaha. Baby Is Smothered. SIDNEY, OT--The two months old baby of Mr. and Mrs. Dalmar 31sen ot Imogenc died, apparent- y smothered by accident as it slept. "Love Striker" Wins His Fight FLORENCE HURLBUT AND HAROLD HULEN SHE DECIDES TO ANSWER "YES" "lorence Hurlbut in New York; Hulen Gives Up "Sit Down." NEW YORK, «)--The answer or Harold Hulen, Ihe lovelorn sit down striker of Excelsior Springs, Ho., is "yes." Miss Florence Hurlbut, for love of whom Hulen: chiuned ,himself to a rafdiator; outside" .her.' apartment door; said Saturday afternoon she would marry him. · Hulen, who stayed in Excelsior Springs while the object of his affection flew east, was served with a warrant Saturday charging disturbance of t h e - p e a c e and gave up the strike. Miss Hurlbut will appear on a radio program Sunday night with Comedian Phil Baker, who met her at Newark airport when she arrived here by plane today from Excelsior Springs. SIX INJURED AS CARHITSTRAIN None Believed in Serious Condition; One in Hospital. Six persons were injured, none thought to be in serious condition when a car driven by Merrill J Radcliffe, 1516 Hampshire avenue northeast, collided with train No 223 of the Chicago · and North Western railroad at the crossing al Twelfth street northwest at 7:15 o'clock Friday night. Radcliffe was driving east the tim'e of the accident and his car struck about the center of the 42 car train. All except one of the persons riding in the car were "taken to the Park hospital for treatment, but only one remained for observation, Miss Alice Slocum, 1306 Washington avenue northwest. Radcliffe received injuries to his chest and ribs. Jimmie .Wells, 833 Eleventh street northeast, received injuries to his throat, head, legs and hands. Elizabeth Frank, 12016 Ninth street northwest, received an injury on the' head and a cut over one eye., Pat Murphy, 102 Fourteenth street northeast, was slightly injured, and Pat Campbell, Mason City, injured his hand. Couple to Observe 50th Marriage Year NEW HAMPTON-- -Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Tiernan will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary at their home Sunday with a family dinner at which all of their children and families will be present. The couple was married Feb. 9, 1887, at St. Joseph's church in New Hampton. They resided on a farm in Jacksonville township, Chickasaw county.until 1901 when they moved lo New-Hampton. Mr. Tiernan was in the furniture and undertaking business for two and one-half years, 'and for 12 years owned and operated a livery. He retired in 1918. Mr. and Mrs. Tiernan are the parents of four children, Mrs. R. J. Burke of Riceville, James Tiernan of Minneapolis, William J. Tiernan ot New Hampton and Francis Tiernan 'of Chicago. BLAME CRASHES ON PERSONNEL Air Commerce Bureau Has Report on Five Recent Plane Wrecks. WASHINGTON, (tf)--The ail- commerce bureau, in a tentative analysis of five recent air crashes which cost 25 lives, Saturday Jlamed four on personnel failures. It .[had iio"·'. information on the other.: .. ' "!'. 7 ·'·;;.:)"'''-."":' - 7 '.'· ·'· The bureau reported to an air afety conference that pilot errors were "primary causes" of the four accidents and in three cases supervisory ground personnel also was responsible. Bad weather was given as a contributing cause of the crashes, with ice formation and poor radio range reception figuring in instances. The bureau lacked data on Which it -could base conclusions regarding the Western Air Express transport lost near Salt Lake City Dec. 15. It carried four passengers and a crew of three. Kariio Ranee Factor. Besides a pilot error and bad weather, the bureau continued, radio range reception was a factor in the United Airlines crash near Newhall, Cal., Dec. 27 which sent nine passengers and three crew members to death. · The plane, it said, was "apparently turning back to make an Instrument (blind) approach" into the airport and struck a mountain. With pilot and supervisory personnel errors listed as primary causes, the bureau said ice formation was a contributing factor in the Western Air Express accident near Newhall Jan. 12 in which tour passengers and a co-pilot were killed. The plane, it added, was "making an instrument apt pronch without making use of radio aids available." Martin Johnson, noted explorer, was among' those killed in the crash. His wife was injured. Jammed Into mountain. A Northwest Airlines plane which jammed into . a mountain near Kellogg, Idaho, Dec. 18, killing two .pilots, "continued flight after losing radio range signals due to static," the analysis said. Both the pilot and ground personnel made errors, ice formed on the ship and there was some question whether navigational Instruments were functioning properly. Dick Merrill, crack Eastern Air Lines pilot and trans-Atlantic flyer, was among those listed with pilots' errors. The bureau said this, supervisory personnel errors, bad weather and poor radio range reception sent Merrill's big transport down near Milford, Pa., Dec. 19. No one was killed. The bureau's report came after airline spokesmen had demanded that it raise from 55,733,000 to $14.000,000 its request for an appropriation to increase safety facilities. 100,000 Signatures on Petition Favoring Liqudr by Drink Act DES MOINES, (XP)--The Iowa senate received Friday a petition its sponsors said bore 100,000 signatures asking enactment of the Roan bill providing for sale of liquor by (he drink. The senate also was asked to approve printing ot 1,200 extra copies ot the companion measure introduced in the upper chamber. HOUSE HAS 1ST WEEK-END MEET Defeats Temporarily Bill to Outlaw Slot Machines in State. DES MOINES, OP)-~The Iowa iiouse wound up its first week-end sesicm at noon Saturday by defeating temporarily a bill aimed lo'outlaw slot machines and similar devices used for gambling. Sole accomplishment of the morning was adoption of a measure which AVill allow the advertising of budget hearings by posting notices on telephone poles instead of inserting them in the newspapers. With the senate in recess over Ihe week-end the house convened at 10 a. m. Only 45 of the 108 members were in their seats and it looked at a time as though thu week-end work" block was out of luck. Late arrivals swelled the number to 69, a scant quorum. Heads Off Move. Speaker La Mar Foster (D) of West Branch headed off a move to adjourn by warning the house that its work was laid out "and that those willing to could just as well take a chance with their measures with the membership that's present." Representative L. C. Bowers (R of Kent took the chance and succeeded in getting one bill passed and one defeated. After adoption of the budget advertising bill, Bowers called upon the members to adopt his bill list- Ing slot machines and similar devices as gambling equipment subject to confiscation without proof they are being used for gambling. Not Specifically Listed. He explained that since such devices are not specifically' listed in the gambling statute, officers find it difficult to gain evidence they are being used for gambling. "They are one armed bandits," lie declared, "and they are teaching our young people the gambling urge. But they don't even give them a fair chance to win." Hep. Leo A. Hoegh (R) of Chariton succeeded in amending the bill when he urged that pinball machineSi duck shooting machines and the like were games of skill and that games of skill should not be banned "since a lot of people find amusement playing them." . . Used for Gamblintr. He roused Rep. J. P. Gallagher (D) of Williamsburg, however, the 72 year old house veteran charging that all such machines can be used for gambling and that pinball machines keep alive the gambling instinct. "They're , made. by the grafter 'or-tHe bobb," ; he declared.' 1 -"!!'you want to make a great big Monte rlo out ot this country, then let them continue to operate." The vote on the slot machine dill was 52 for, 13 against, with 43 absent or not voting. Since the measure failed to gain a constitutional majority; Speaker Foster declared it defeated. It can, howe\ r er, be called up again. Necessity of Revision. Bovvers urged necessity ot revision of the present statute relating to the newspaper publication of budget notices, saying il worked a hardship on small local-^ Hies without newspaper facilitiesr "And they will get the same attention and reach just as may people if the notices can be posted on telephone poles or on the front doors of town halls," Bowers added. The bill passed 63 to G. Six more proposals were submitted to the house Saturday tor consideration including a 36-page measure for the creation of an Iowa State Teachers' annuity and pension system. The measure was sponsored by nine lawmakers and would set up a complete retirement system applicable at the age of 60 for all teachers, superintendent:;, and school employes. Effective July, 1937. The act would be effective July 1, 1937, administered by a state board composed of the stale superintendent of public instruction, secretary of state, one member appointed by the governor, and two others who would be eligible teachers elected by their organization. The bill also would set up a medical board of examiners, and would include all local pension systems where a majority of the members voted to join. Annuities would be based proportionately to contributions to the fund. The annuity bill also provides an appropriation of $300,000 to handle annuities until the fund is established by contributions, and another $30,000 allocation for administrative costs at the outset. Would Be Repaid. The larger amount, however, would be repaid to the state as the Duke of Windsor's Sister to Aid Abdicated Monarch -*r.; unfortunate, but added "there are institutions that are asking a lot more than they're entitled to." Rep. B. B. Hickenlooper (R) ot Cedar Rapids, republican floor leader in the house, said he will "fight any attempt to raise taxes." At the same time, Senator ^yilliam S. Beardsley (R) o£ New Virginia, senate republican floor leader. said "we will be breaking faith with the people of Iowa if we permit" the state's budget to rise above the present 15 million dollars a year. Pressure for Increase. Senator Leo Elthon (R) of Fertile, chairman of the senate appropriations committee, said it was his hope tha(: "we will be, able to hold the budget within the appropriations made by the last legislature." Pressure for an increase in the state's biennial operating budget started when former Gov. Clyde L. Herring advocated a boost D[ three million dollars artnually. Ho said needed improvements at state institutions and "merited" salary raises warranted the added expense. Gov. Nelson G. Kraschel, in his naugural address, likewise said increases in expenditures were necessary for the same reasons. The regular budget bill is now under preparation in the slate comptroller's office and must be submitted to the legislature by Feb. 15. Have Asked Increases. Comptroller C. B. Murtagh said most institutions and departments have asked for increases. The latest increase request came from the state contro! board and had the backing of Governor Kraschel. · fund took form. Of Ihe other new bills, one would permit counties to retain 50 cents from each auto transfer fee as well as for the issuing it licenses; another would limit the office of coroner to physicians, and a third would eliminate cities of 25,000 from the state limiting thi hours of city firemen to 12 or shifts of 24 hours. Leaders of the two chambers were in agreement Saturday that "There'll be a big fight in both the house and the senate if a serious attempt is made to increase Iowa state faxes." No Hope of Reduction, Rep. Gustave Alesch (D) of Marcus, chairman of the house appropriations committee, said "I don't think we will be able to lower taxes and it is my hope He agreed a program to raise appropriations for stale hospitals for the insane. The chief need, he said, was for increasing :he number of physicians to care for the 6,600 patients at Cheroe, Clarinda, Mount Pleasant and Independence institutions. Board members argued that "in the long run the program will prove an economy since the cost of patients who, through better care, will be returned to normalcy, will be eliminated." jiven Instructions by Her Mother Before. Leaving for Austria. LONDON, (iP) -- The Duke of iVindsor's sister, the Princess Roy- ' al Mary, received last minute advice before her departure Saturday for Enzesfeld on n secret mission to help the a.bdicated monarch solve his financial problems. Princess Mary, accompanied by her husband, the Earl of Harewood, also was believed to have been entrusted by the government with the delicate mission of put- ing the duke's exile on a more stable and even quieter basis. Edward was described in au- horilative reports from Enzcs- 'eld as anxious to complete the 'inancial settlement--cither from he national treasury or the royal ncome--as he plans to wed Mrs. tValiis Simpson April 27, the day I is now expected her divorce will become final. Would Wind It Up. Government officials, it was said, were anxious to wind up the final phases of the abdication so lot even a hint of "the king across the waters" would be raised dur- ng the coronation celebration in May of his brother, George VI. Herman Rogers, Mrs. Wallis Simpson's Riviera host, said Saturday he knew nothing about reports that April 27 had been set for her wedding to former King Edward VIII. Art authoritative source declared Friday in Vienna that the Duke of Windsor and Mrs. Simpson had decided to be married either in Vienna or al. nearby Enzesfeld castle on April 27. Mrs. Simpson, he said, would come to Vienna a WANING FLOOD THREAT EXISTS Increased Mississippi Flow Retards Recession of Record Crests. MEMPHIS, Tenn., (,T ) Increased flow from the Mississippi above .Cairo; IlL, retarded'-reces- siori of record crests Saturday and kept alive a waning threat to the valley's flood defenses. The peak of the burden shoved into the Mississippi from the river ravaged Ohio valley was miles below Cairo today b u t , the waters' retreat' was so slow army engineers said levees as far south as Helena, Ark., would be vulnerable for many days. Confidence persisted thai the crests now rasping dike tops ultimately would pass into the Gulf of Mexico without further major damage but the Hood fighters admitted a severe storm any lime in the next few days could precipitate a grave crisis. Lash Choppy Waves. A rising wind gave emphasis to this fear Saturday by lashing choppy waves against levees in several exposed places in the Cairo-Memphis sector but splash boards sheathed the dikes at the chief danger points and no material damage was done. Meanwhile, additional fatalities pushed to 400 the deaths charged to the flood while swift recession of the Ohio cut into the total of 1,000,000 refugees by sending thousands back to sodden homes. Louisville's joy at reclaiming more and more territory from the retreating Ohio was shaken by e x p l o s i o n s and fire which wrecked two buildings. Firemen f i g h t i n g through smoking dcbrU recovered two bodies and feared five more had died. Fourteen were hurt in the blasts blamed on a flood induced gas leak. Another Body Found, Recovery of another body in Missouri's New Madrid-B i r ri s Point floodway raised to 24 the known dead in a barge capsizing there and seven remained missing. Four in Arkansas and two in Memphis succumbed in refugee camps. More than 30,000 scattered residents of Paducah, Ky., look heart as the Ohio fell faster and the heads of families were allowed to return to the still submerged city. President Roosevelt's plan for tlie judiciary turned official Wasli- ing'tor.'s attention temporarily from relief and control problems but comprehensive programs remained before congress. Harry Hopkins. WPA administrator, and relief commission toward the c a p i t a l the federal moved back leaving Ihe stricken areas pledges of unstinting aid. The increased volume nf Mississippi water from above Cairo reduced the rate of fall at that point from .01 of a foot' an hour to .01 in three hours. that there will not crease." be much in- Alesch said he would not oppose "needed" increases for institutions for the insane, blind and Minnesota Woman Burned to Death FERTILE, Minn., (#) -- Mrs. Zeno Grantham was burned to death early Friday when she reentered her burning restaurant- homer to obtain clothing. She harl fled in her night clothing wilh her husband nnd a sister when the fire broke out. The building was destroyed, with damage estimated nt 515,000... ' few days before the ceremony. Dined With Queen. The princess royal dined at FILM COMING TO BAPTIST CHURCH Produced in Connection With W. C. T. U. Program of Education. Marlborough house Friday night with her mother, Queen Mary, and received whatever last minute instructions the queen mother had for her son, Queen Mary, aside from her genuine love for her son, was said to have been perturbed, with others in court circles, lest former King Edward VIII appear either like a family offcast or a useless drain on the national or royal purse which he once administered. One of the points the ex-king's sister was expected to discuss was .he sale of Edward's private es- .ate of Sandringham which Edward VII, his grandfather, built for 51,500,000. Never Liked Estate. Windsor, who never has liked the estate left him personally by George V, was reported to want 5750,000 for it, while his mother and King George VI, although anxious to buy it, "were said to feel they could not pay more than $500,000. In addition to bills and pre- abdication debts, the duke is keeping up the Rothschild chateau near Vienna where he is living at a cost of more than $20,000 a year. Parliamentary opposition to granting him a $125,000 annual allowance was reported developing. Removal of the Scotland Yard detectives from Mrs. Simpson's villa of refuge .-it Cannes, France, was taken as evidence of the government's interest in- winding up the aftermath of the crucial battle between constitution and love and that the king's proctor would not interfere in making her divorce absolute. Stewart .Confirmed by State Senators DES MOINES, f/P)--The Iowa senate in secret session Friday approved the appointment of Andrew W. Stewart (D) of Rockwell City as a member of the state liquor commission. Slewart was appointed in June, 1935, to fill the uncxpircd term of Harold M. Cooper of Marshalltown, who resigned. The term extends until July 1, 1339. ATTENTION RADIO LISTENERS! ... an Unusual Radio Treat Awaits You--Don't Miss the -- 8 This icnnous choral organization ot 55 mixed voices is a rare radio treat. The organization is under ihe direction ol iis founder - conductor, John Rosborough . . . Jresh from triumphant engagements at Rockefeller Center and successful eastern appearances. -- S I M U L T A N E O U S B R O A D C A S T WOW-KOIL 590 KCS O M A H A 1260 KCS 3:00-3:30 SUNDAY AFTERNOON. FEB. 7 Guests of the "Northern Naturals" through the courtesy of the NORTHERN NATURAL GAS CO. / The "Beneficent Reprobate," a vX sound film, is coming lo Ihe First .'» Baptist church here Sunday -even- I ing at 7:30 o'clock. The film is \ being brought here by the Rev. J. Lee Lewis, pastor of the-church, 'f ,j who has invited all the churches / ill 111 ft f i i t t r f r t ,m f,*f*,t*if. ;« *U *» i* )* in the city to co-operate in the service. This film feature, produced by ,, the Burton Holmes Film company 1 t in connection with the W. C. T. J U.'s program of education against * t the use of alcohol, is the first ot / a series to be produced by the 8 Willard Centenary E d u c a t i o n 1 Fund in commemorating the cen- ^ tenary celebration of Frances E. I Willaid m_1939. ( The film' has been reviewed by ^ authorities in scientific and edu- ! cational fields. It presents a fas- « cinating story in popular fashion J replete wiih novelty in scene and ,t action, mystery, daring adventure and comedy. Traces Its Uses. The novel story opens, in the musly laboratory of an old alchemist of the middle ages. From the early times the film carries on with the scientific advances oC the commercial uses o£ alcohol to the present day use of alcohol as a beverage. The tests are shown in the film just as they were made and every effort has been put forth t o ' h a v e the picture authentic. The Burton Holmes film company in producing the film procured the help of the medical school of Northwestern university, Art Institute of Chicago and Dr. William' A. Pearson ot Hahnemann Medical college in Philadelphia. Elmer Clifton who assisted in the direction of the picture was associated with David Wark Griffith for several years. Interested in Tests. Among the most interested spectators of the alcohol tests made for this picture at Northwestern university medical school were the professors themselves. Five medical students were selected tor the tests which were made to measure the effects on the cerebro-spinal nervous system. The subjects were given the tests with the alcohol effectively disguised with results carefully tabulated after each test. Some of the teaching staff did not believe the subjects would show measureable effects and watched the tests with keen interest. . There will be just one showing of the film at the Baptist, church a t r 7:30. o'clock- Sunday^There_ v i5_. no charge. A special program of musical numbers is being ar-. ranged by Mr. Lewis. ¥1 m m ir 31 il . . I I If I S ^

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