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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 11

Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 3, 1934
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APRIL 3 1934 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE PAIR INDICTED IN DILLINGER BREAK Fingerprint Expert and Jail Employe Named in Grand Jury Report. CROWN POINT, Ind., April 3. (/!') Ernest Blunk, fingerprint expert, and Sam Gaboon, a jail employe, were indicted today on a charge ot aiding John Dillinger to escape from the Lake county jail here March 3. The charge is a felony, and Slunk and Cahoon on conviction would be subject to 2 to 21 years in prison. The grand jury wound up its weeks of investigation of the almost comic escape of Dillinger with a long report absolving Sheriff Lillian Holley and Prosecutor Robert G. Estill generally of blame and attributing the jail break to a combination of the desperado's own ingenuity, laxness about the county jail, collusion and inexperienced guards. Jail Proper Plate. The county jail was the proper place, mechanically, to keep Dillinger, the jurors decided, but these other factors were against it. The grand jury pointed out that Dillinger might have been transferred to the state penitentiary at Michigan City for sriekeeping but for the objections of Judge William J. Murray and the assurances of Judge Murray and William Schroeder, president of the county council, that the proper guard would be kept about the jail. State Given Rebuke. The state administration was given a rebuke on the side for making IOWA, LUMP . . . (Centervllte) W. KY. NUT .'... -O-A-L .....$6.50 ton .$6.50 ton Above Coals Best in Their Respective Fields. WHY PAY MORE? Wolf Bros. PHONE 1148 10 move to send Dillinger to Michigan City prison as a parole viola- The grand jury said the jail ad- ninistration was guilty of neglect xnd cowardice, and there was col- usion generally--but no evidence vas found of graft or bribery in the escape. In the neglect category the urors gave special mention to Car- ·oll Hollcy, chief deputy sheriff and nephew of the woman sheriff; Warden Lew Baker, and seven deputies and special guards. Just Wooden dun. The jury confirmed that Dillin- ri er had nothing but a wooden gun ,o start bis roundup of guards and lis walk out of jail with a Negro irisoner, since killed. The famous photograph of Prosecutor Estill with his arm about the shoulders of the captive Dillinger came in for comment. The United States attorney general had called it disgraceful, but the grand jury exonerated Estill, observing that the prosecutor had been sleepless :or many hours, under severe nervous strain, and the picture was :aken in an unguarded moment. FRANK NUGENT DIES IN HOSPITAL Cement Contractor Succumbs Following Five Weeks Illness. Frank Nugent, 53, who resided at 717 Carolina avenue southeast, died at a local hospital about 1:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon following an illness of five weeks. He underwent a major operation Monday upon an abscess of the lung. Mr. Nugent, who was born at New Hampton, Oct. 26, 1S80, had been a resident of Mason City for the past 24 years. He had been a cement contractor since 1911. Surviving Mr. Nugent are his wife and daughter, Louise, and three brothers, Dan, Mason City, John, St Cloud, Minn., and William Decatur HI., and three sisters, Mrs. Pete Schmidt, Millbank, S. Dak., Mrs. M, Mills, Waterloo, Mrs. Kate Winters and Mrs. Margaret Clair, Mason City. Funeral arrangements had nol been completed late Tuesday afternoon. The body was taken to the Meyer funeral home. Son of President Pays $20 Fine for Wrong Car License BOSTON, April 3. (A'l--Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., son of the president, today pleaded guilty to operating an improperly registered automobile and paid a fine of 520 in West Roxbury district court. Young Roosevelt's car bore District of Columbia plates and it had been in the state longer than 30 days without steps being taken to obtain permission from the motor vehicle department to continue its operation. The president's son, a student at Harvard, was involved in an accident March 24, in which Mrs. Mary M. O'Leary was injured. She is recovering in a Boston hospital. PATfERSlfTO SUPPORT WINNER Kossuth Senator Says It's to Be Campaign of Principles. Globe-Gazette Free COOKING SCHOOL 7s Being Held In High School Auditorium Senator George W. Patterson of Kossuth county was a visitor in Mason City Tuesday afternoon in connection with his candidacy for the republican.lieutenant governorship nomination. "I haven't .started any speaking campaign as yet," he told a Globe- Gazette representative. The time since the special session/he explained, has been occupied in preparing his personal affairs for an active campaign between now and the June primaries. "So far as I am concerned," he added, "the campaign is going to be waged on principles rather than on personalities. While I haven't had the pleasure of meeting either one of my republican rivals for this office, 1 am prepared to support the winner, confident that he will be a vast improvement over the present incumbent of the lieutenant governor's chair." The tax bill evolved by the special session, according to Senator Patterson, is inadequate and unsatisfactory in a number of ways. It has, he believes, made the democratic administration highly vulnerable. MORE LEGUME HAY ADVOCATED District Conference of Cow Testers is Held at West Union. WEST UNION, April 3. (A'l-- E. R. Hensen, professor of farm crops at Iowa State college, told cow testers attending their spring conference here today that Iowa does not grow enough legume hay to feed its own livestock. Testers representing 10 cow testing associations in this part of the state attended the session which is one of a series. Professor Hensen said that Iowa ships in considerable legume hay every year and that a larger acreage of these crops would not only reduce the farmers' feed costs but would maintain the fertility of the soil at a higher level. By rebuilding or maintaining soil fertility, he said, the farmer could grow his grain on fewer acres and produce more of he high priced protein roughages. Professor Hensen also urged the rowing of more adequate pastures. Adequate pasture, he said, means ot only a larger acreage but a va- ety of pasture crops which will rovide continuous feed throughout he spring, summer and fall months. IN NEW ROMANCE IP I This is the Mason City high school where cooking school sessions are being conducted. The school opened Tuesday, April 3, and will continue Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of. this week. Doors open and musical program at 1 p^ m. daily. Mrs. Pauline Rohrs in charge. Please bring a pencil and notebook. Gifts each day. Firms Helping to Make the Cooking School a Success: American Beet Sugar Co. Blanchard's Jewelry Currie-Van Ness Co. Damon's, Inc. Jacob E. Decker Sons John Gallagher, Inc. Carl Grupp Food Market Hermanson Bros. Dairy E. B. Higley Co. Iowa State Brand Creameries, Inc. Iowa Tea Cowpany Jaqucs Manujacturing Co. K. C. Bahing Powder Kemble's Greenhouse Klipto Loose Leaf Co. La Choy Food 1'roducts, Inc. La Choy Chop Suey and Chow Mcin Letts Spencer Smith Co. I. K. Icundberp Co. Lyons Laundcrers Dry Cleaners Mason City Baking Co. Mason City Bottling Co. Stason City Hardware Co. Michael Drug Co. Mier Wolf Sons Morton Salt Company Morton Salt Myers Beauty Studio Northwest Savings Bank People's Gas Electric Co. Pfaff Baking Company Pillsbury Flour Mills Co. Pillsbury's Best Flour Pillsbury's Cake Flour J. C. Puth Company Salada Tea Company, Inc. Salada Tea The Crravmctlc Company Creamettes Vance Music Company WOODRING HELD ABOVE REPROACH Report to House on Buying of Planes Adopted by Subcommittee. WASHINGTON, April 3. .T)-A report to the house holding abov reproach the actions of Harry H Woodring, assistant secretary o war, in connection with the pur chase of 57,500,000 worth of arm airplanes was adopted unanimous! today by a military affairs subcom mittee. The report also contended certai army officials for years had been ignoring the intent of uongress and the law by purchasing airplanes without competitive bidding. Chairman Rogers (D., N. H.), had not completed the text of the report, but a rough draft of it was submitted. ' The committee decided to make a report of the $7,500,000 transaction immediately so arrangements could be made to buy the airplanes. Shortly after the PWA allocated money for the airplanes, Woodring ordered that they be purchased upon competitive bids rather than "negotiated" contracts. Specifications were drawn and submitted for bids, but the army's judge advocate general ruled the specifications barred open and free comnetition. The bids were rejected, and the purchase held in abeyance until the committee could agree upon a report and recommend different procedure. · I 122 ·So. Fed. MARKETS Ph. 101 Specials For Wednesday SHORT RIBS BEEF lb.3c Center Slices HAM ea,10c PORK STEAKS lb.9jc ROUND STEAKS Ib. 7*c Ring Liver SAUSAGE lb.9c Beef, Pork HEARTS lb.5c CORN FED BEEF Arm, Rib, Rump, Chuck None Sold for More, pound COTTAGE CHEESE Ib.lOc Yearling Beef Liver lb.9c BOLOGNA . . . lb.ll Shultz Is Heard. Earl N. Shultz, extension dairyman at Iowa State college, told how mportant the knowledge is of mowing "how much butterfat a ull would have produced had he een a cow." Such knowledge is im- lortant, Shultz said, because it en- bles computation of the "sire in- iex." the best single measure of a :erd sire's breeding value known to dairymen. "Breeders figure that the produc- ion of the daughters will be about lalfway between the production of heir dams and the producing abil- ty they inherit from the sire," he said. "After the average production ·ecords of the sire's daughters are obtained, the day's production is substracted from that of the daugh- .er's. This figure is then added to .hat of the daughter's to give the sire index. If the production of the daughters happens to be lower than the dam's, the difference is subtracted from the daughters' produc- :ion." Illustrates With Cases. Shultz illustrated his point with the following case: The dams average 400 pounds of butterfat, and their daughters average 500 pounds a year. The difference of 100 pounds added to the daughters' average production gives 600 pounds, or the sire index. Had the daughters produced less than the dams, for example 300 pounds, the difference of 100 would have been subtracted from the daughter's production. This would give the herd sire an index of only 200 pounds, indicating he is not a good breeder. "Finding a bull that can increase the production of the heifers from high producing cows," Shultz said, "is much harder than to find one that will make an increase over the average or low producing cow." He pointed out that the only certain method of improving a dairy herd is by using good breeding stock. "As production a cow increases, the feed cost a pound of butterfat drops because a poor cow eats practically as much as a good one. Lower feed costs mean more profit. Numbers of Iowa dairymen have actually made more money by sell- in" off'their poorer producing cows, keeping fewer but better cows and producing more butterfat a dollar of feeding cost." _ Controversy Reported in Talking Pictures of Mail Airplane Crash DBWITT, April 3.--A controversy developed over the taking of news photoraphs on the farm of William Mommsen, near here, of the wrecked ailmail plane in which Lieut. Thurman A. Wood lost his life Friday night. j Newspaper photographers w h o : tried Saturday to photograph the wreckage, were chased away and threatened by Sergeant Oden, said to be gound mechanic r-.t Ralph Cram airfield at Davenport, who vas sent here to guard the plane.; Oden told the cameramen that strict orders had been issued from Chicago that no pictures of the wreck were to be permitted. A Clinton newspaperman also charged that Oden tried to interfere with him when he interviewed 3. witness at the scene of the crash. It was reported here that army officials in Chicago denied issuing any picture censorship orders, but Coroner L. O. Riggert of Clinton told reporters that he had talked over the long distance telephone to Chicago Friday night with Captain Kelsey of the Chicago municipal airport, who, the coroner said, ordered the ban on the pictures. Newspapermen said that Oden, in guarding the wreck, was carrying a gun. He said that flashlight bulbs had been found in the field and an attempt was being made to discover who took pictures Friday night after the crash and to suppress j them. Rites for Estrem Will Be Conducted Wednesday DECORAH, April 3.--John Estrem, 73, who died of heart disease at his farm home in Frankville township Saturday night, will be buried Wednesday after rites from the North Washington Prairie church, with the Rev. O. Glesne of Decorah officiating. Burial will be made in the North Washington Prairie cemetery. Mr. Estrem leaves i his widow and several children. Virginia Pine of the films, who won a divorce in Chicago from her broker-husband, JEd- vrard 3. Lehmann, admitted George Kaft, movie villain, had asked her to marry him, "but I can't make up my mind what to do." ( A s s o c i a t e d Press photo.) the Strand theater. She most evidently has strong appeal to the movie public, although the public's reaction is, for the most part, in .spite of its better judgment. * * * , DOUBL10 BILL AT IOWA TILL FlilDAY At the Iowa theater through Thursday is a double bill composed of two good pictures. "Midshipman Jack" gives a fairly accurate and interesting representation of plebe life at the naval academy at Annapolis, and "King for a Night" stars the square jawed Chester Morris in a prizefighting story with additional intrigue and a rather peculiar ending. * « * Al Jolson, the star who was among the first to play in screen musicals, is featured in an all star cast in "Wonder Bar" which begins a four day engagement Saturday at the Cecil. * * * 'Deadwood Pass," western thriller a la Tom Tyler, heads the menu for Friday and Saturday at the Strand. * * V "THE GOOD DAME 1 ' AND "DEVIL TIGER" A promising double bill is scheduled for a four day run beginning Saturday at the Palace. 'Sylvia Sydney and Fredric March head'the cast of "The Good Dame" and %vild animals of Asia seem to be the stars in "Devil Tiger." * * * The Mason City premiere of "Woman's Man" will he at the Iowa Friday and Saturday. Marguerite de la Motte, Wallace Ford and John Halliday, the latter almost f stranger to pictures during the las two years, heads the cast. Mrs.H.A.Searleof Council Bluffs Dies TOPEKA, Kans., April 3. /T-- rs. H. A. Scarlc. Council Bluffs. )\va, died here last night at the ome of her son, Don Searle, lor- erly of Council Bluffs, anil man- ·rcr of W1BW radio station in opcka. Oldest Marble Rock Resident Is Honored MARBLE ROCK. April 3.--Mem- ers of the J. P. Miller family celc- ratecl Mr. Miller's ninety-fifth rthday at his home here Sunday, hose present from out of town ere S. B. Miller anil J. L. Schrader f Charles City, Wayne Smith and aughter. Sara Anna of Omaha, and liss Florence Wilson of Mason City. Ir. Miller is the oldest resident in larble Rock. At Mason City THEATERS By R. J. P. MUSIC, ROMANCE AND COMEDY AT CECIL Music, with Ramon Novarro and Jeanette MacDonald combining their talents, romance of almost the Chevalier type with Novarro in the aggressive chevalier role, and comedy, supplied by the two fore-mentioned players and Charles Butterworth and Frank Morgan. Those elements go to make up the picture "The Cat and the Fiddle'' which plays for three days starting Wednesday at the Cecil. * * * Light entertainment featuring Jimmy Durante as a fight promoter, Stuart Erwin as the ex-champion's son who wins the championship on a fluke, and Lupe Vclez as the mercenary, fickle girl friend of any champion, will b^ coupled with a musical picture starring- John Boles, Rosemary Ames and Victor Jory in the double hill which begins a three day run Wednesday at the Palace. *. * * May West's picture, "I'm No Angel," plays through Thursday at I Lawler Farmer Gored by Bull; Is Taken to New Hampton Hospita NEW HAMPTON, April 3.--Mat Keegan, Lawler farmer, suffered fractured collarbone and all of hi ribs on his right side were fracture Friday evening when he was gore by a bull on his farm. He is bein treated in a local hospital here. CAKEWALK And Dance ARMORY Tonight Tuesday, April 3 A N C E AVALON BALLROOM Sunset Inn, Manly Tuesday, April 3rd BENNETT GRETEN Ladies 25c Gcnis 40c Thursday, April 5th FILIPINO SIX All String Orchestra Ladies 25c Gents 25c ROMA NITE CLUB 151/3 Second Street S. W. CARL and His Orch. PLAYING TUES. NITE NO COVER CHARGE WE SPECLYL1ZE IN BARBECUE KIBS FKOG LUGS -- STEAKS CHICKEN -- ITALIAN AND CHINESE DINNERS DINE »d DANCE Roma Nile Club Schnozzle's the Screen's New Perfect Lover! _With a heart as big as his nose .-- and twice as tender! M A R J O R I E R A M B E A U R O B E R T A R M S T R O N G W I L L I A M C A G N E Y MARY CARLISLE THELMA TODD Taliesin was a British bard, who s supposed to have lived about the niddle of the sixth ccnUury. Double Feature Program NOW THRU THUKS. IOWA . " H E L E N "TWELVETKEES "KING F O R A NIGHT" Ends Tuesday: "Four Frightened People" AND: "I Believed in You" JOHN'BOLES tlosemarv Ames Victor Jory and BRUCE "CABOT BETTV FUKNESS --In "MIDSHIPMAN JACK" MVT, IGc, TAX INCLUDED EVE. 21c, TAX INCLUDED CHILDREN lOc, NO TAX ELEVEN jtes for VanSchoyck Held at New Hampton NEW HAMPTON. April 3.-- uncral services were held Tucs- ay afternoon for James Milton anSchoyck, who died Sunday af- "rnoon at the home of his daugh- er Mrs J L. Gustafson. Rites ·ere tit the Congregational church ·ith the Rev. W. D. Spikcr, pastor, fficiating. Mr. VanShoyck was born m franklin county, Ohio, Feb. lj, S4G. Four years ago Mr. Van- choyck moved from Waterloo. One. aughter, Mrs. J. L. Gustafson, New lampion, four sons, L. S. Vanschoyck, Elmhurst, III., R. W. Van- -.choyck, Waterloo, L. H. Vaii- schoyck. Sioux Falls, S. Dak., one later, Mrs. Ben Higdon, Britt, sur- ·ive. In Czeclio-Slovakia they have ounded a debtors' party. In Amerca, of course, a one-party system vould not be tolerated.--Rochester Icinocrut and Chronicle. You must come up mill see me! I want M A E WIST Tm No Angel' Showing TUES., WED. and THUKS. .Last Day!, NOKMA SHEAKEK ROBT. MONTGOMERY in "K1PT1UE" STARTS WEDNESDAY! I |«TlffiMGHT WAS MADE FOR LOVE" X And if you ever loved, you'll get 11 new thrill when they sing love-- nnd make love -- in this sensational musical romance! THE V EAR'S HARMONY HIT! PLUS Technicolor Merry Melody Cartoon "Honeymoon Hotel" ST4RTS "WONDER BAR" ci A rr with AL JOLSON DOLOUES DEL RIO SAT. KAY FRANCIS DICK POWELL The Cecil Theater Management Is Pleased to Announce GLADYS HASTY C-AUKOLL'S GREAT AMERICAN NOVEL "AS THE EARTH TURNS"! . with JEAN MUIR - DONALD WOODS COMES IN TRIUMPH TO THE CECIL SCREEN APRIL 14th JWE ARE WARNING YOU! . . . THIS IS ONE OF THE FINEST SCREEN ATTRACTIONS THE CECIL WILL HAVE THE PLEASURE TO OFFER THIS SEASON--DON'T MAKE THE MISTAKE OF WAITING TILL THE PICTURE HAS PLAYED THE CECIL AND THEN REGRET YOU DIDN'T SEE IT! "AS THE EARTH TURNS" /tax an appeal for people in every walk of life. Re\member the opening date--APRIL 14th!

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