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March 26, 1936

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

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TWO MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 26 ·· 1936 in that form. I do not Intend to spend an evening with Dr. Condon merely to chat with him. 1 want to ask him questions." The governor said he would be glad to see Dr. Condon "any other place than in his home" and would want a stenographic transcript of everything: that was said. Replying: to Dr. .Condon's criticism, contained in R telegram to him, the governor said: Tried for Cotifm-nocv "From the moment Dr. Corner. returned I triod through two sources, the attorney jrcacrs] sad bis publisher. FMitc-3 OursJer, to sr- range a cor-fersruv., Ca $ur);£xy night it wss s-j^p^ed y R iiyi: official that I ivriti" * Wtt«r :c- Dr. Condon and: r^'-Ksc *r: ir.Mrvjw. I sent what I tioaji: ·*** * t~sir ssd ; friendly message. ', "I did not a£k SNT ssy ls.^i':»li;y ; and neither do I yrcjcse :·-- "su^sd: : a list of questions, repji«s :? wiici ,' might be dictated by s^ycr:-?. I itad only a sincere desi,"e tu eitir, a j complete solution, to this ctisi*. I felt that Dr. Condon, could aid. I ·would be glad to go to New York or any place except V-- Condon's home. "I am asking the attorney general to arrange for a conference on that basis." Mallard, West Bend in Finals of Palo Alto Girls' Cage Tourney EMMETSBURG--In the Palo Alto girls' cage tourney semifinals here Wednesday night scores were: West bend 18, Cylinder 8 and Mallard 31, Graettinger 17. Finals will be Thursday night,'Mallard vs. West Bend. COLDER WEATHER SEEN FOR STATE | Snow Flurries Reported at Several Points in North Iowa. DE5 M01NES. i-Ti--Spring turned co!d shoulder on North Iowa Thursday as snow flurries were re- f*ritx! st several points and the ·weatherman forecast more snow in the aonhwes: section. CoSdcr weather is in store for all tie stxte. he said, predicting the »rtiwest would feel the chill of 20 degree freezing early Friday, the southeast, 22 degrees, and the south- wx-st section "S degrees. The south- ess;, he forecast, may get off without freezing. Showers also are in prospect in the northeast section Thursday night. Fair weather, hut colder, is Friday's prediction. . Keokuk reported 5S degrees for Wednesday's high. Sioux City 32 for the early morning low. Now He Knows! Mason City residents noticed a brownish cast to the snow that fell here Thursday forenoon, due to the dust clouds blown up from th southwest, through which it fell. 20 Known Dead and Nearly 60 Injured in Dynamite Blast MEXICO CITY, UP)--Twenty persons were known dead and nearly 60 were 'injured Thursday after an explosion of a carload of dynamite at the railroad station of Tultenango, in the state of Mexico. The passenger and freight stations, a water tank, 10 freight cars and several houses in the small railroad junction town 125 miles northwest of the capital were destroyed by the blast Native of Iowa Dies. LONG BEACH, Cal., (.¥--A n; tiv e of Keota, Iowa, George P. Wi liams. 43,. died in a hospital o pneumonia here. But, if living at the expense o others will ruin the poor, wh doesn't it ruin the rich?--Rober Quillen in Asheville Citizen-Ob server. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT TRADEHOME EVERY PAIR MADE WITH GOOD WEARING LEATHER SOLES STRAPS --OXFORDS --SPORTS IN NEW STYLES FOR GIRLS AND BOYS Misses T-Straps in Patent with that "Little Higher Heel" Misses Sizes 11% to 3 Hew Easter Styles In our Magic Sole Shoes 10 Styles In Patent, Tan, Dull Leather, White Sizes 5 to V/2 to 2 4 Styles in Stilt Leather Oxfords and Straps Goodyear Welts Sizes 8i/2 to 3, AA to D Widths Sizes 8!^ to 3, B and D Widttis We Carry Over 75 Styles of Children's Shoes in Widths AA-A-B-C-D 12 Styles. Growing Girls Low Heel Sandals Carried in Patent Blue Kid and White 44 Styles. Girls New Sport Oxfords S197 Grays, Blue, Tan, Black, Brown, While f s Oxfords Leather Soles Af last every ioy can get a pair of new shoes in snappy styles just like dads. · These have pointed toei and high heels, We Carry Boys' Shoes in B, G and D Widths 18 S. FEDERAL AVE. MASON CITY In 3889, Albert Rinjtel, above, lived in Cincinnati, and read accounts of the disastrous Johnstown, Pa., flood of that year. This year, Ringel, now a printer in Cleveland, went with his wife to Johnstown to celebrate his fiftieth wedding anniversary with his son and grandson there. And he was caught in the 1936 Johnstown flood, and the business he helped finance for his sons was wiped out. "I never thought, 47 years ago, that I should lie caught in another Johnstown flood," he remarks. NEW RISE WELL BELOW OLD ONE West Virginia-Ohio Flood Continue; End m Sight for Pennsylvania. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Protracted flood conditions in West Virginia and Ohio Thursday forced hundreds of families from heir homes, while in Pennsylvania, he end of the deluge was in sight. The Monongahela and Allegheny rivers poured their excess waters nto the Ohio river but Pittsburgh, hardest hit by last week's flood, was not affected. A Wheeling, W. Va., however, esidents digging out of the debris leposited last week encountered a iecond crest arrived there Thursday. . " · ' . . ' , ' ' .'.· Though falling far below the former level, the ' new rise was ex- ected to inundate part of Wheel- ng island to half trolley service in owntown Wheeling-. Below Old Crest. Rivermen said the new crest uld be from 10 to 20 feet below he old, which was sweeping past xmisville, Ky., still forcing lowland esidents to flee though much of ts force was spent. Cincinnati and ortsmouth, Ohio, not seriously af- ected, anticipated only a prolon- ation of high water from the new ise. Other communities in Ohio and Vest Virginia, not protected by a call as is Portsmouth, prepared for ew invasions of muddy water. The .ed Cross estimated it would have o care for 75,000 homeless from ast Liverpool to Portsmouth. Pennsylvania and New England, rtu'ch suffered huge property losses uring a week of floods which laimed 200 lives in the nation, ·ere restoring their industrial and ommunity life to normal. Washington officials were be- eged with requests for relief funds o aid in rehabilitation, and plans or a huge flood control project for ennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky took shape. Supporters of Project. Supporters of this project, which ontemplates construction of reser- oirs to hold back flood waters and tagger their release into the Ohio asin, received the backing of army ngineers who estimated it would ost $88,000,000. Success of previous flood control -ork by the army was indicated iy he reports from Memphis that a erious flood is not expected in the iwer Mississippi because of flood arriers built since the 1927 inun- ation. Small streams in Tennessee went n a rampage, leaving many fam- ies stranded, but barring excess ainfall in other tributary valleys, he Mississippi was expected to are for the abnormal Ohio river nflux without serious difficulty. KEEP WARY EYE ON MISSISSIPPI Lowland Dwellers Watchfu Despite Predictions of Little Damage. CHICAGO, (JP--Lowland dwellers along the Mississippi and Lower Ohio river kept a wary eye on the swollen streams Thursday despite predictions that the high water crests would pass without serious damage. The Mississippi between ' La Crosse, Wis., and Dubuque, Iowa continued to rise slowly and A. D Sanial, government meteorologist al La Crosse, said he expected the 12 foot flood stage would be reached there Thursday. Tributaries of the Mississippi in eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin receded and most roads which were flooded were opened to traffic again. KNUDSON SUED IN AUTO DEATH $25,000 Action Result of Crash Fatal to Roberta Anderson. S. F. Wilson, stepfatner and administrator of the estate of Roberta Anderson, Mason City high school student who died last Jan. 3 a few hours after being struck by a, car driven by Theodore E. Knudson, filed suit in district court here late Wed- Alexander Girls Move Up in Tight Contest Played at Franklin County Site FRANKLIN COUNTY MEET At Hampton. SECOND ROUND Girls. Alexander 31: Sheffield 29. Hanscll 42; Chapln 26, Boys. Sheffield 18: Ctinpln 14. Hampton 33; Alexander 14. HAMPTON--The" Alexander girls osed out the Sheffield team Wed- esday night 31 to 29 in the second und of the Franklin county bas- etball tournament following a const which was close all the way rough. The schedule of finals hursday night includes games be- rcen Alexander and Hansell girls id Sheffield and Hampton boys. Frohling played an outstanding ame for the Alexander girls and Winger for the Hansel) giris. TALK TO JAPAN ON NAVAL BASES United States and Britain Follow Up Signing of Sea Treaty. By ALBERT W. WILSON Copyright, 1836, by The Annocinted FTM«.) LONDON--The United States and 3reat Britain followed up Thursday ;he signing of the new London naval treaty, a British spokesman said, with diplomatic conversations fith Japan concerning fortifications and naval bases in the far east. The new pact failed to renew Ar- icle 19 of the Washington Naval Limitations treaty, by which the .hree powers agreed that no new 'ortifications or naval bases should be established in designated far eastern territories and possessions. The British naval spokesman said the diplomatic negotiations over this juestion were undertaken in 'answer :p a Japanese request for information as to the future intentions of he other great sea powers toward :he far east. Japan Quit Parley. Japan did not sign the new treaty, aving quit the naval conference af- :r its demands for full fleet equal ty were opposed by the United tates and Britain, whose delegates elieved a common upper limit rould 'give Japan eastern superior- ty- American, British and French elegates, however, after signing esterday the accord to replace the xpiring Washington treaty of 1922 nd the London pact of 1930, ex- ressed hope that Japan, as well as taly, would enter the fold later. Ambassador Dino Grandi declared t the signing ceremony that the .utual assistance agreements con- luded by Britain with other Medi- erranean powers to meet any un- rovoked fascist attack barred the ·ay for Italian adherence to the ·eaty. Old Ratio Gone. British sources pointed out, how- ver, that the new agreement did ot contain the old 5-5-3 ratio for ie United States, Britain and apan--to which the Japanese ob- ected most strenuously -- leaving ome hope for Japanese participa- on. The United States and Britain ere agreed privately, however, to laintain their navies on an equal ivel. Norman H. Davis and other members of the American delegation bade farewell to their associates in the three and one-half months of negotiations for the new treaty before sailing for home at midnight aboard the S. S. Washington. nesday asking $25,000 damages from the Knudson youth and his father, H. M. Knudson. The Anderson girl, according to the petition, was standing on the right of an automobile which was stopped to the right of the center of the street in the 1900 block on Carolina avenue northeast when the Knudson car, passing on the right side of the stationary car, struck her. The accident occurred at about 9 o'clock the evening of Jan. 2 and the girl died at a local hospital four hours later. With some friends, the Anderson girl had been coasting on a bobslei towed by the car beside which sh was standing. The car had stoppei in order to allow some of those in the automobile to change place with those on the sled. "Phantom Sniper" of Atlanta Is Credited With Another Victim ATLANTA, Ml --Baffled police Thursday credited Atlanta's "phantom sniper" with another nocturnal foray which failed, however, to add a victim to the list of one dead and two wounded in a week's random shooting. A Negro who, gave his name as Bill Ward told officers he was the target last night of a volley of pistol shots which brought new terror to the district where ' the previous shootings occurred. Employment at Iowa Falls Is at Highest Since Office Openec IOWA FALLS--Building of the new Ellsworth municipal · hospital numerous other public works and an increase in farm labor as spring opens up, is creating a demand for labor. John Farrington, in. charge o. the federal employment office stated that employment this spring is at the highest level it has been since opening the office in 1933. Several highway projects are approved and when work starts on road construction it is expected that the slack on unemployment will be taken up to a point where wages will automatically increase as private industry needs men. Wanted in Iowa. OSKALOOSA, UP--Sheriff Frank Hook said he would leave soon for Towson, Md., ttf return Lloyd Mayer, wanted here on a charge of obtaining an automobile under false pretense. Day in Congress By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Senate-Considers unopposed bills on calendar. Commerce subcommittee hears evidence on stream pollution bills. House-Considers amendment to federal housing act to extend modernization loans. Appropriations committee meets on deficiency bill. Special house committee opens hearings on Townsend old age pension plan investigation WEDNESDAY Senate-In recess. Commerce committee received $305,000,000 flood control bill from war department. House-Authority to.February 1, 3937. Passed senate bill to extend life of the Electric Home and Farm authority to Feb. 1, 1937. RELEASE WOMAN WHO SHOT SON Jesse Livermore, Jr., Takes Blame for Wounding by Mother. SANTA BARBARA, Cal., UB-- Justice of the Peace Ernest Wagner Wednesday exonerated Mrs. Dorothea Longcope on charges of shooting and wounding 1 her son, Jesse Livermore, Jr., last Thanksgiving. Wagner, after testimony at Mrs. Longcope's preliminary hearing, ordered a complaint charging assault with intent, to kill dismissed. Young Livermore, son and namesake of Jesse Livermore, Sr., well known Wall street operator, testified that he assumed the blame for the shooting which followed an argument over his drinking. For several months the 16 year old boy hovered between life and death as the result of a bullet wound in his chest. JAN GARBER AND HIS WIFE ROBBED $50 and Jewelry Valued at $2,800 Taken by Pair of Gunmen. CHICAGO, (-- Jan Garter, dance band leader, and his wife were robbed of $50 and jewelry they valued at $2,800 by two gunmen early Thursday. Methods employed in the holdup were similar to those of a "theater iandit gang" which has been preying on show and night club patrons. The gang was blamed by police tor the recent robberies of Orchestra Leader George Olson and his singing wife, Ethel Shutta, and Setty Grable and Jackie Coogan of the films. Garber, appearing at a Loop theater, was robbed at the garage in the rear of his south side home. Rites for Whittemore Young Man Conducted WHITTEMORE -- Funeral serv- ces were held for Leonard William Loebach, 25, at St. .Michael's Catholic church Tuesday morning. The Rev. J. J. Hyland sang the requiem ligh mass and conducted the serv- ces at the cemetery northwest of :own.. Pallbearers -were Richard Vaughan, Joe Redding, Edmund O'Brien, Harold Roth, Arthur Fandel and Ed Cullen. He is survived by his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Loe- jach, five sisters and two brothers. Agnes, Godfrey, Joseph, Dorothy, Mary Lucy, Eleanor and Ruth, .all of whom live at home. ·Jayfield Superintendent Gets Support of Board HAYFIELD--The board of education Monday, after examining; a number of witnesses, exonerated Supt. L. B. Craft, by unanimous vote of all the board members, of any misconduct in his position as superintendent. GIRL TELLS OF BEING TORTURED Four Young Men Arrested in Richmond, Va., as Result of Accusation. RICHMOND, Va., UP)--A 23 year old girl's story of having been stripped of her clothing and then tortured with fire, was disclosec Thursday as police ordered four young men to a court hearing. The youths arrested on the girl's accusation were booked as James Brooks, 23, Oliver Darden, 25, Stephen Bc-hannan, 25, and Samuel Overby, 26. Their accuser said they held her captive for hours last Saturday night in a secluded glen, beat her ripped the clothes from her body and tortured her with lighted matches. Four Arrested Later. Early Sunday the bruised, blood stained girl staggered into a South Richmond police station with her story. The four were arrested later in the day. Police Lieut. Dan Duling said Bohannan has admitted a part of the girl's charges while the other three told Duling they were present. Piecing together the story told by the girl, Duling- uncovered what he said was a story of warped brutality. Two Other Victims. At least two other persons were victims of the quartet that night. One, Lewellyn Parsons, an acquaintance of Brooks, told Duliag he had wandered into the vine covered nook while the four men and the girl were there. He was attacked, beaten into unconsciousness and robbed, he said. An unidentified Negro, the girl :old Duling, was beaten and bound with ropes while she was a prisoner. He escaped and police have been unable to find him since. WEITZMAN FREED AT SECOND TRIAL Wins Directed Acquittal of Charges of Slaying Eli Daiches. CHICAGO, · UP)~A directed verdict of acquittal Wednesday cleared Irving Weitzman, head of a bakery shop chain, of Chicago's "murder on the outer drive," the slaying on March 3, 1934, of Eli Daiches, advertising executive. It was VVeitz- man's second trial, a jury a year ago having sentenced him to life in prison. The judge's order came after Weitzman, last defense witness, took the stand to deny the state's claims he arranged Daiches' assassination in a plot to collect insurance money. Arrives From Belle Plaine. DOUGHERTY--John Hogan, ST.. who has been spending the winter at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ben Laurence of Belle Plaine, came Sunday to visit relatives. Can Buy Your New Spring Suit and Topcoat on OUR BUDGET PLAN Pay $5 down . . . then pay as you get paid . . . either weekly or twice a month . . . or over a period of ten weeks. , NO EXTRA CHARGE! QUALITY · S E R V I C E - S A T I S F A C T I O N F R E E ram of perfume THURSDAY, FRIDAY and SATURDAY at 103 N. FEDERAL AVE., MASON CITY Just 3 big days to stock up and save REAL money on the things you need every day. If you cannot use two of the same article, you may make up your own , combination of any two articles selling at the same price. 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