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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 18, 1936
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CHARGED WITH TAKING GRAFT Sioux City Police Officer Is Accused of Accepting $758 Payment. SIOUX CITY, (xPi--An accusation that Police Officer Earl Morgan accepted $758 in graft protection while he was head of the police raiding: squad in 1931 was in the . records Friday of a suit for $6,352 allegedly due on loans. The accusation came in testimony by Frank Berger, professional bondsman,' who is beine: sued bv Nick Sturges. 5 * Berger denies receiving money from Sturges except in payment of bonds, and two checks. Berger testified the checks, totaling $758. were given to him to cash and hand over to Morgan, who he charged was to permit Sturges and Gus Theros, restaurant propriator, to operate a. 40 barrel stil!. The defendant testified the profits were to be split three ways between Sturges, Theros and Morgan, and the officer was to be permitted to check on the amount of liquor being manufactured. The case is being heard before Judee Miles W. Newby. S Floyd Horton Awaits Trial MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 18 H 1936 Illinois Pair Seized at Clinton to Face Counterfeit Charge CLINTON, i/P)--Officers took Elwood Sinn. 32, and Talbridge Purvis, 36, to Morrison, 111., Wednesday for a hearing on counterfeiting charges. The men, both mechanics of Sterling, 111., were arrested by police here Tuesday night on a tip from Sheriff A. E. Hamilton of Whiteside county, III. Officers said several counterfeit coins resembling those which have circulated in this area during the last two years were found in possession of the two men. See $50,000 Work on Des Moines Postoffice WASHINGTON, W--L. S. Hill, Des Moines postmaster, reported he wag "quite hopeful" of obtaining authorization to order improvements in the old postoffice building at Des Moines which might cost ?50,000. Sage Heads School Board. EAGLE GROVE--At the meeting of the board of education on Monday evening Dr. E. C. Sage was elected president. Everet McGrath, Ed Ryan and Stanley Bragdon, who were re-elected directors at the annual election last week were sworn in. Iowa Liquor Control 1 Commission in Third $50,000 Remittance DES MOINES--A third remittance of $50.000 of liquor store profits to help the Iowa taxpayers' burden was made Wednesday to L. J. Wegman, treasurer of state, by the Iowa liquor control commission. Two checks for similar amounts were turned over to the state treasurer previously as of Feb. 15 and Feb. 29. Thus far, a total of $150,000 has been made available from liquor store earnings to reduce the general state tax levy against real estate. Falls Asleep Driving and Auto Hits Pole CEDAR RAPIDS, M')--Miss Lois Robertson, 20, of East Dubuque, 111. suffered face and knee injuries here early Wednesday when she fell asleep at the wheel of her car and it struck a telephone pole. Miss Robertson was enroute to Des Moines. Infant Daughter Buried. OSAGE--Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Shclledy Funeral home and at the Rock Creek Lutheran church in charge of the Rev. 0. C. Myhre for Nornia Jean Olson, seven months' old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Olson who died at her home Monday. Mrs. Olson was formerly Alice Amundson. THREE Will Open Shop. STACYVILLE--Will Delancy will open an implement shop in the big garage in the near future. Close-out of Ladies' 18K White Gold Diamond Mounting While They Lost HALF PRICE M U R R A Y JEWELRY CO. Foresters Bldg. Floyd Horton, 38, sits in his cell in the Taylor county jail at Bed- 'f \ atl " s his trtol on Milrch ~ 3 for 'he poison murder of his wife A-Iowji Ncivs Flash 1'hoto) Two Tickets Are Filed for Ackley's Election ACKLEY--Nominations for offices at the coming city election are: People's ticket, George Meyers, mayor; councilnien, Ed Keninger, Fred Seybold, incumbents, Onno R y k e n, Matthew Muessigman George Roegner. On the Citizens' ticket are Willis Frudden, mayor- councilmen, Edward Coyle, incumbent; William Flessa, Richard Heinz Ben Vietor, Elmer Coordes; assessor. William Humke; treasurer G H. Ballard. Dred E. Trainer, who has held the office as mayor for the past 14 years, is not seeking re-election. He is engaged in the insurance business and will occupy his entire time m that line. William Marschall and Ferdinand Schultz, councilmen, are not seeking re-election. Rockford Superintendent Re-Elected But Resigns . ROCKFORD--Mrs. Lloyd Mer- nck was re-elected persident of the school board at the monthly board meeting Monday evening. Supt W I. Sayre was re-elected but made his resignation later. Dr. H. H. Ervin the newly elected school hoard member, began his official duties at this meeting. Mrs. F. E. Trigg, who has served the board for three terms, completed her work at this fleeting. Fish in Shipment Alive. DECORAH, can--A manager of a local store was surprised when carp m a shipment of frozen fish he received from Chicago showed signs of life. One revived when he placed it in a tub of water and he put it on fliplay in a store window. Present Members of Burlington's Council Are All Renominated BURLINGTON, UP)--AD. present members of the Burlington city council were renominated in Tuesday's primary election, all polling the high-vote for their respective offices. The total vote was a little over 7,100. The nominees: (incumbents first) Mayor--E. G. Marquardt, E. G Gercke; finance -- Frank La Point, Frank E. Brooks; safety--Garvev Jaeger, T. j. Gill; streets--Charles F. Rolf, Arthur Tierney; parka B A. JNieiaus, W. T. Bradfield. 52 Entered in Wright Spelling Competition CLARION -- Fifty-two Wright county rural and city grade school students will compete in an annual spelling contest at Clarion Saturday L. G. Fecht, Wright county superintendent of schools, in charge of arrangements, announced the event will take place in the courtroom of the courthouse at 1:30 p m Owatonna Plans Rodeo. OWATONNA, Minn., (.T)_The second annual Southern Minnesota Rodeo will be staged here May 29, 30 and 31, under auspices of the lo^ cal Junior Chamber of Commerce. Thousands of ' southern Minnesota and northern Iowa residents are expected to attend the event which will be held on the Steele county fairgrounds. ·" Franklin County Case Is Affirmed by Court DES MOINES, (/P)_The following opinion was handed down by the Iowa supreme court when the second division of the court met for its March session: Alberta Laudner, executor, vs. E. W. Jones (appellant.) Franklin county--Judge H. E. Fry. Jury verdict of 55,00 for executor as result of auto accident. Affirmed. Here and There President Sixth Year. DUMONT--The school board of the Consolidated school met Monday to swear in two re-elected members J. F. Pfaltzgraff and Charles Boy- Ian. F. M. Sorenson was reelected president for his sixth year J. A Barlow is secretary. Surprised on Anniversary R O C K F A L L S --Friends a n d neighbors surprised Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Jones on their silver wedding- anniversary at their home east of town, Sunday. They were presented with a set of silverware. Meets at Mitchell Home. ROCKFORD--Mrs. Glen Michell Mrs. J. p. Olson and Mrs. R. A. fCnigbt entertained Chapter ED P E. O. at a 6:30 buffet supper at the former's home Monday. The program, "The Spirit of Sisterhood," was presented by Mrs. Anna Wyatt and the timely topic, "Sister," from Harper's Bazaar, was presented by Mrs. W. A. Briggs. The identity of the mystery sisters was revealed at this meeting. Three Addresses Given. RICEVILLE -- Three addresses were made by local pastors at the Masons statewide fellowship meeting held in the lodge rooms Monday evening. These talks were given bv the Revs. F. M. Garrett, Jonas Pnestly and L. D. Eaton. Supper was served after adjournment by THE SEASON OF PLAGUES A plague of seventeen-year locusts will appear this summer an entomologist predicts. But what with the buzzing of the political candidates, it is doubtful that it will be noticed.--Hartford Courant. :wear Fashions First for Spring ^f "'^'^WS^ USE OUR LAY-AWAY PLAN / THRILLING NEW STYLES, THRILLING NEW COLORS/THRILLING NEW MATERIALS Blues, Grays, Beiges, Blacks and Browns. They're shoes of distinctive appearance. In All Sizes and Widths. Models and Styles of Matchless Appeal Nevr Spring ROLLINS' HOSIERY On Display 105 NORTH FERERAL AVENUE Paris says square toes and B. B. responds with the newest in square toes. --^ ^«_^--_ Let's go and see the new stoves at WARDS Spring Stove Show Imagine! This Fine RANGE At This Low Price $3 Down--.p Monthly Small Carrying Charg* Compare this range to o t h e r s selling for $39! Porcelain l i n e d oven-roomy broiler--semi-enclosed gas-saving grates! 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