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Tuesday, March 10, 1931
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 10 1931 -i ·j -j OSAGE ROBBER IS CHASED AWAY Peterson Picks Up Unloaded Gun and Orders Bandit Out of Store. OSAGE, March" 16.--Robbery ant' W attempted .robbery occurred here Saturday night About mldnighj: Saturday; as C. A. Peterson was preparing to lock up his store, a car with side curtains on drove up and ^jrtopped in' front. Five youths, all mashed, were in the car. Three remained in the-'auto, one stood at the store entrance and a third entered the store with a revolver, ordering Mr. Peterson to put up his hands. The yoiith pulled the trigger of the gun but it did not explode. Then Mr. Peterson picked up a revolver, which was not loaded but had been left on the counter, and ordered)the youth out. The youth rushed away. The oil station,oc North Seventh, street owned and pperated t by George Berges was entered and robbed Saturday night Entrance was gained'thru the rear door. A small. amount of gas and some oil was stolen. G. 0. P. COMMITTEE : ! WILL NOT ;MEET (Continued From Page 1). · ', : ' . · \ . . ' ·- ' '' mary purpose of a new advisory council for agriculture would be/to disseminate',in the corn and wheat belts "accurate information" of attempts the administration has made to aid the'farmer;.'.... , · i. To membership of this council were appointed Senators Dickinson, Iowa, and Capper, Kansas, and Representatives Simmons, Nebraska, and Purnell, Indiana. . -,"·'.·'· · Dickinson At Head. ; 'Dickinson, who 'will head .the group, believes' its work will do much to offset claims that the republican party's farm relief efforts have failed. He said in a statement: ' · - ·'·''·' , ..''.. ;· - '.-..; ·':· "It is the belief of those interested- in this;movement that it will be a source of real strength in furthering the Interest of the republican party in the 'rural localities, especially in the middle west and the northwest." The educational work will'begin immediately. It will be conducted from offices in Washington and In the far-west at a point not yet selected.. ;.· ' . · . . , · · · Cobb Shows Improvement IOWA CITY, March .10. UPt--W. Hi Cobb, -University of Iowa auditor, who suffered a breakdown after testifying \before the legislative investigating committee; was. reported by physicians as showing much improvement ' ' oVJfnot more than 15 years in tbe 'FQrt Madison penitentiary confronts E.; R. Reynolds,' 30, Colorado Springs, Colo;, as a result of a sentence following conviction on a forgery charge. If Pun down take r.PIERCE'S AT AIL DDl/a STOB£S BUYING OF HOUSE BY U DISCUSSED (Continued From Fare 1), ,paid to McChesney from the real astate fund in May 1924, but could give no reason for the payment. Asked to Explain. . Gemmill*was pressed for an explanation of the handling of the abstract and deed: to the McChesney house. He said he had not been ware until today that the examiner's, advice about procuring a court order had not been followed. He was unable to say whether titles to various land holdings; had been taken without, services of ah attorney. The university secretary is relied on, Gemmill said, to obtain deeds and feee whether abstracts are correct ^ . - , . ' . , i . , "You did not assume any responsibility," asked Kelleher, "when Bates handled the property.?" "We do expect transfers to be made in a legal way," Gemmill replied. ."1 do not see the papers unless they, coine to my office." Gemmi'll first was questioned about the payment of nearly $90,000 worth of property in 1924.- Kelleher sought to show that there was a balance of only. 514,000 in the income fund on June 30, 1924, according to' Bates' annual report, but Gemmllt said the report" muat have been incomplete. ,, Records Produced Kelleher produced records purporting to show that the total coat the addition to the men's dormitory was nearly $194,000. A letter introduced 'last week from GemmtU to the Master Builders' association placed the cost at about $170,000. Kelleher asked Gemmill to reconcile these figures, but the witness said he was not an accountant and had not gone over closely the report furnished him by Auditor W. at. Cobb, which-he had passed on to the Master Builders' association. He said he had believed the report 'to correct. ' Gemmill also was questioned ibout the 'cost of the chemistry building addition, The annual report issued July 1, 1925. gave the cost of the original building at $341,831, bu£ the report for the next year, when the addition was in progress, listed adjustments at 587,847. "Why were the adjustments added unless it might give money to spend on the addition without showing an increased cost?" Kelleher asked.' "I can't think anyone would do that," Gemmill replied. Doctor Wants Money for Job 20 Years Ago Finds Name on Plate at Waterloo'.' .CHICAGO, March 10. UP) -- A 14 year old boy limped into the office m Waterloo of Dr. Joseph A. Jerger, 20 years ago, just after the young physician had hung up his sjngle. He was his first patient. His right leg had been mended improperly after a serious fracture of the femur so that the bone was at an angle and the leg two inches short After falling to find a solution, of the .boy's problem in available medical books, the doctor, some days later, bounded out of bed, went to a butcher shop, dissected a sheep, re-f* Offering every worthwhile feainre to be had in washers selling at twice the price! moved two inches of bone,'which he transplanted to the boy, fastening it ny means of plates on which he scratched his Initials. Then he put Che account down in his "charity book, and forgot about it until the other night. , , , ; . A few nights ; ago, Dr. Je'rgeri who moved his practice from Waterloo to Chicago years ago, was called out of bed for an emergency operation at a Chicago hospital. Pater Grimes,-ta cigar dealer, had :uf£ered'a shattered leg when struck by a truck. The right femur was crushed. Amputation was-necessary. In the operation he reported he found two inches of bone protected by plates on which'his initials had been scratched. A . ' pie company paid Grimes $20,000 for the injury, but Dr. Jerger said his first patient had ignored his bill for 5500. That is why he took the case into municipal court today. 'Regardless of the outcome, he said he would get out a tattered acount book and mark the affair as "closed." . *\ "E fint lime lhat It IIM been possible to J. buy a full-.Ued electric wuher, of VOSS quality, for only $59.95. The VOSS 1 me le and gnuanteed by the countrr'a oldest manufacturers of Huhen. B«««Oly, It is of the tame fine quality u VOSS waahen that have fold in the put for a* high as. 3150. Clean* Jy the Band-Waking Method, The VOSS Floating Agitator duplicates hand- -.uhinc action. Thi» exclusive patented VOSS feature brings to the wa*h!ng machine all the gentle Ihoroughneu of training by band. Every Dab-able feature. \ The VOSS bat · fnO^Ued porcdain tub; wettinghorue motor; Lorell wringer with large 2 inch roil* | all mechanism folly enclosed and running in oilf beauty of line and finish . . . in fact, every worthwhile feature to be had la any high-priced waaher. You Wub In Sub At thi Top. With 2 Portable Tubs .... Din Atnnri Filli To Th» Bottom, $70.20 Currie*Van Ness Co. Phone 17 . "Maintained By Merit" 11 N. Federal Ave. BOND ISSUE FOR SCHOOL PASSED . (Continued From Page 1). H. Mullinix. Mr. Blattspieler and Mrs. Mitchell were elected. The vote x was ' Blattspieler, 165, Mrs. Mitchell, 156; Sorenson, 142, and Mrs. Mullinix 133. A total of 337 ballots was cast, many of which were spoiled. Last year the total school vote was less than 50. Clarion Elects Director. ' CLARION, March iO.-i-E. O. Turk received 556 votes and. Dr. G. A. Evans .279, the' former winning the school election here yesterday as director to succeed D. L. Nagle for a three year term. Burt Harwood received 554 votes for treasurer to succeed himself. He was unopposed. Considerable interest was evidenced in the election and reduction of expenses was made an issue. Eiceiillo Names Two. RICEVILLB, March - 10.--The Gene Gboder and Lloyd Richmond ticket .was carried" at the school election held, yesterday. The names o£ two other candidates for the positions of directors were written in. These were'.Mrs. Sweet, and Mra Pay Martin, who had filed papers too late to have their names on the regular ballot. Many in Contest. LTJVERNB, MarcH 14.--Lloyd Smith and Edward Dehnert emerg-ed victorious for the'position of school director here yesterday in the annual election. Four candidates were in the field. The vote-was: Smith, 106; Dehnert, 89; Mrs. Alsena Marty, 88, and J. M. Christiansen, J7.' ' .; No Opposition Encountered. PLYMOUTH, ' March 10.--John Brower, only candidate, was elected director of the. scnool board for two years at tue annual, election here* yesterday. ^ ' . . " * , . Dumont Election Exciting. ' DUMONT, March 10.--The school election here was exciting yesterday. The count stood P. M. Sorenson 114, and August Stock. 90. Several ballots were spoiled which would have brot the total to 114 to 112. Mr. Sorenson, who has been president for two years, succeeds himself. Mr. Stock, who was presi- (int until two. years ago, filed two hours too late to have his name on the ticket but ran independent. Have No Opposition. EAGLE GROVE, March 10.--The school election on Monday was a tame affair. O. S. Hobbet, director, and. R. M. SmaUpage, treasurer, were re-elected without opposition. Elected at Sheffield. SHEFFIELD, March .10.--Dr. W. Stovgard was elected director of the school hoard at the annual election here yesterday. He was unopposed.'' . Blsflln'o Re-Elected. ROCK FALLS, March 10.--At the school election be!d here Monday forenoon, Roy Rodriau was re^ elected director of Number 2, or the Rock Falls district of the Falls TownsHip Unit school system. S. A. Bistline was re-elected in district number 8. v Waterloo Incumbents Defeated WATERLOO, March 10 UP)--Hans P. Hansen, Illinois Central railroad engineer, and Claude R. Miller, insurance man, will serve three year terms on the East Waterloo school- board as the result of yesterday's election in which they defeated the- Incumbents, Robert B. Caas and Frank C. Wyant. Charles S. McKinstry was unopposed for the two year term. . ' ' ' ' A. "G. Reid, Ira Blough and Mrs. J. G. McAlvin, incumbents in West Waterloo, were unopposed. Bond Issue-toses SIOUX CITY, March 10. !JP--R. W. Dunn and A. P. Scelberg will assume new positions as members: of the Sioux City-board of education while Mrs. M. P. Summers will continue as a member as the result of the city election yesterday. There wag an overwhelming vote against four proposals involving a bond flotation of $700,000 for the construction of two new schools and additions to others, and a proposal for a 2 mill tax 'assessment for replacement of a recently abandoned school. New Men at Fort Dodge FORT DODGE, March 10, L3T--A. J. Moe, 0. C. Pfaff and H. M. Stow? -\TR the new members of the Fort Dodge schoolboard elected Monday H. M. Wasem .was re-elected. H. A. Siblerud was named treasurer! Central Lutherans .to See Rule Movies , Members and friends of thn Central Lutheran church will br quests of the Central Lutheran church brotherhood Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, when Arthur L Rule will show his moving pictures taken on his trip to Alaska. ATTEMPTS TO CUT SALARIES FAILS ,_. ; (Continued .Fnsm P»r« 1) be so small that It would be scarcely reflected in the mileage rate. . The- senate continued the work of clearing-lip its calendar by pass ing eight minor bills :In most instances with little, debate. -· 1 Governor"Turner. to3ay received official notification that Iowa's representation ; in. the -house -of'-representatives in the'seventy-th{rd congress' would be nine members! The notice was signed by .William Tyler Page, clerk of the house!' Under the reapportionment which resulted, from .the 1930 federal census, the state. loses two members. Several bills now are pending in the legislature, realigning the-present districts -to conform' to the new reapportionment, but none . have been reported for passage. Gasoline Sells for 5 Cents on West Coast SAN. FRANCISCO, March 10. UP) --Gasoline sold as low as 5 cents a gallon in Los Angeles and oil prices slumped elsewhere in the state to^ day as a price war, born of overproduction, raged on. Los'' Angeles quotations ranged downward from cents. : IN THE RADIO WORLD By 'C. E. BUTTERFiELD Associated Press 'Kadlo Editor (Time is central standard thruout) i NEW YORK, March 10. UP) When "Curfew Shall Not Ring Tonight" is dramatized on the air, its author, Rose Hartwick Thorpe, now 80 years, old, is to listen in at her home in San Diego, Gal'. The poem is to be given life in the story of time, at 7:45 p. m , Thursday over a WABC coast to coast network. Plans have been made to have the author as a special guest at her home receiver. She wrote "Curfew" in 1867 when she was 16 years old while'attend- ing school at Litchfield, Mich. Two North Dakota stations are to join the NBC chain on March 15 One is WDAY, Fargo, N. Dak., formerly a CBS unit; and KFYR, Bismarck, N. Dak WDAY is on 540 kilocycles and used 1;000 watts, while KPYR operates with 1,000 watts at night on 550 kilocycles. Paul Dumont, who is remembered as one of'the end men in the former Saturday night minstrels ou WJZ and WHO began in radio as a singer in 1923, has been assigned to the announcera'-r staff at NBC. Sinceltha.mtnstrela'lef^the. ablate last year^ Dumont has been devot- ing'his time,'except for an occasional sports announcer job, to the production department. Lowell Thomas is to broadcast from Chicago the week of March 15 while filling up a number of speaking dates. Dr. H. Parker Willis, editor of the' Journal of Commerce, talks on "Municipal Reform and i Business" in which he Is to touch on racketeering and vice conditions. ' " In a broadcast-by WJZ and others from the New York board of trade at 12:30 p. m.' Wednesday Nino Martini, young Italian . operatic tenor, begins a series of weekly song recitals at 6:30 tonight via WABC and others. / VrUESD AY: Princess Laura Murat of France, guest speaker on WEAF and group at 4. Voters' service subject, "Commodity Price Agreements and the Market Basket," WEAF chain at 6. Joe and Vi over the WABC hook up at 9. Johnny Marvin, popular songs, WJZ and others at 9:45. Humboldt Retired Minister Dies HUMBOLDT, March 10. (ff)--The Rev. W. E. Ross, 75, retired Methodist minister, is dead at his home here. His widow and two children survive. The Blue Ribbon Malt Jester Richy Craig Jr. presents as guest artist TONIGHT AILEEN STANLEY , Co-Slar in Artists and Models A Night in Spain and . Erclnsive Victor Recording Artist 9:15 Central Time WCCO--WMAQ and Columbia Broadcasting System Stations BfaeRibbonMalt Jtm»riea'* Mggeit Stller Progressives .Get Ready for Their Two Day Meeting WASHINGTON, March 10. UP-~ Progressives "who hope to. hold the mastery of the next congress looke.) expectantly today to a meeting here tomorrow and the next day as their legislative'program -took a' more concise form. '·'.'.. Theirprinciples already narrowed down to five general subjects, they knew the chief propositions that will be debated under the guidance of fiva senators. , Each of the senators designed to lead a round table ."discussion has advanced heretofore specific suggestions he contends past administration controlled houses arbitrarily killed. These proposals,, possibly in a new form but embodying the same principles, unquestionably will come up for. consideration at the meeting. : . Borah to Lead Group. The export debenture farm relief plau,once more has become of political* portent. Senator Borah was chosen to guide one of the five round-table discussions on this subject. . . . Because of Borah's expressed belief that the farm board is a failure, the debate on farm is expected to develop into ah open criticism-Of the administration, 'Senator Cutting, republican, New Mexico, will head the round-table discussion of what progressives calt a return to representative'govern- ment. Too many congressmen, they contend, are -elected on issues they forget as soon as they come to Washington, devoting, their time to legislation for. special Interests. Will Debate on Utilities. The senate's most consistent 6p- oonent of what he describes aa tho "power trust," Senator Nprrls, Nebraska republican,' will direct debate on public utilities. Unemployment Insurance and old age pensions will draw the attention of. a group headed by the independent republican from Wisconsin--Senator La-* Follfette. Senator Cos'tigan,-. a Colorado democrat and a former member of the tariff commission, will be chairman of the group which considers changes in protective rates and their administration. Regardless of what program final- ally is decided upon, the progressives are hopeful of. concessions by democrats or republicans or both. The support of progressives mean 1 ? control of congress if party lines otherwise hold. Fined on Liquor Charge IOWA CITY, March 10. UP)-Judge R. G. Popham fined Charles Hubbard $500,ana costs yesterday after he pleaded guilty to maintaining a liquor., nuisance. The judge also issued an injunction restraining him from further liquor activities. FRANK SCROLL ROCKWELL, DIES Aged Resident Is Survived by Seven Sons and Two Daughters. ROCKWELL, March 10.--Frank Scholl, resident here for many years, died at his home here about 3:30 o'clock this morning. He was about 76 yeara_vOf age. Funeral services will probably be held Thursday morning at Sacrea Heart church; .He is survived by liis widow and seven sons, Peter, Nicki Arthur, George, Will and Roy, all of Rockwell, and Albert, Olivia, Minn., and two daughters, Mrs. May Hogan of Dougherty township and Lucy of Rockwell. One daughter preceded him in death. Japan Sends in Reply Favoring Naval Accord TOKYO, March 10. UP)--Japan's reply to the BrlUah-Franco-ItaUan naval accord has been sent to London and, while not published, is understood to express unreserved approval altho appending a number of comments in the nature of desiderata- Knife Brot in ,as Evidence in Trial of Portland'Couple HILLSBORO, Ore., March 10. m --A serrated bread knife .which the state charges Nelson C. Bowles and Miss Irma G. Loucks used to cut themselves free from a triangle was in evidence at their murder trial here today. L "Bowles, a Portland millionaire, whose wife was stabbed fatally last Nov. 12 in the apartment.of Miss Loucks,- his former secretary, watched the exhibit was introduced. Cotton Is Reported to Be "Sinking Rapidly;" Given 3 Hours of Life WASHINGTON, March 10. UP)-Johns Hopkins hospital authorities informed the state department shortly before noon today that Joseph. P. Cotton, undersecretary of state, was "sinking rapidly." The report added the undersecretary was not expected to live more than three hours. Police Seek Death Driver DBS MOINES, March 10. U~ Police today sought' a "hit and run" driver who yesterday struck and fatally. Injured Norman Ellingard, 12, as he was riding a bicycle. SUNSHINE MELLOWS i · . . Heat Purifies tUCKIES are always kind to your throat w " . ·* Everyone knows'that sunshine mellows--that's why the "TOASTING" process includes the JLI**^ STRiKE -- mdde of the finest tobaccos -- the Cream of the Crop--THEN -"IT'S TOASTED"- an extra,secret heating process. Harsh irritants present in all raw tobaccbs are expelled by "TOASTING." These irritants are sold to others. They are not present in your LUCKY STRIKE. No wonder LUCKIES are always kind to your throat. The advice of your physi* dan is: Keep out of doors, in the open air, breathe deeply; take plenty of exercise in ike mellow sunshine, and have a periodic check-up on the health of your body. TUNE The Lucky Strike Dance Orchestra, every Tuesday, "Thursday and Sat' '·urday evening over N.B.C. networks. It's toasted' Throat Protection-- against irritation-- against cough Q1851, The American Tobicco Co., Irlfrm, ..*,

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