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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

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MARCH 10 §· 1931 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE / v . GRIFFITH WILL NOT GIVE RECORDS (Continued From Pago 1) to his attention and he and I often corresponded about the matter. All of this was at my request." Major Griffth then related the often told the story of how Iowa was ousted from the conference. Tells Old Story. "When the athletic directors met m Chicago in May, 1929, they expected, to complete a four year football schedule," he said. "But because of reports of various slush funds and rule violations on recruiting, several directors said they did not want to frame a long time schedule until such conditions were remedied. Accordingly, the athletic directors ar, pointed a committee of three, An«s Alonzo Stagg of Chicago; George Huff of Illnois and myself to confer with the faculty committee and the conference. The faculty committee of the^conference in turn appointed a committee of three (no names were given) and the two committees conferred. They then examined the reports and determined that Iowa was guilty of violation of the rules with slush funds .and unofficial employment agencies for athletes and relations were ordered suspended effective Jan. 1, 1930." Stagg Called. One of the witnesses called today was Director Stagg, but the morning session adjourned before he could be called to testify. Stagg was known to be one of the leaders in tKe fight to force Iowa to clean · house. He sat around, a very interested spectator, but did not say a word until the committee adjourned and asked him to come back tonight. Other representatives of Iowa and the university present at this mor'n- ing's hearing were E. H. Lauer, who succeeded Belting as director of athletics at Iowa; C. C. Williams, chair- man'of the Iowa athletic board of control; Henry Walker, attorney for the Iowa board of education, and Oral Swift, an assistant attorney general. OTHERS SUSPECTED . * By STAFF CORRESPONDENT ; CHICAGO, March 10.--Altho Maj. John L. Griffith refused to turn over to the University of Iowa legislative investigating committee the file of his correspondence relating to the suspension of Iowa from schedule-making · rights in the · Big Ten conference at the opening session of the deposition hearing ill the Sherman House here this forenoon, he did explain that "other institutions" were as much undei suspicion as Iowa just before the expulsion was ordered. Loans to athletes, if made on the same basis as to other students, always have been permissible and are now being "made, he pointed out. "The^important item is," he continue^, ''that the activity shall be -iua\ju;.^uyLL£iUi OLcicK -,U4- J lilt? ^UJU~ versity bf Chicago pr6test«d.,against the '_ delay in questioning'him arid just before the noon'adjournment was taken, it was ·'agreed to. question him at 2 o'clock before continuing with the Griffith' testimony. Real Estate Transfers Brentner, Lillie Jane and Charles W., to Matilda Paul, 51.00, part, lot 8 in subdivision government lot 3, 24-98-22 {Q. C. D.) Feb. 24, 1931. Davis, W. Roy and Golden, to Charles W. Bankroff, $1.00, part lot B, block 1, Ventura. Feb. 24, 1931. .Paulson, Vernon J. and Stella to H. E. Freeman and D, E. Kenyon, $1.00, lot 16, block 1, R. S. Young's subdivision, .Mason City, Iowa. Jan. 10, 1930. Adams, Mary L. and Archer L. to D. A.. Decker, $1.00, lot 6, block 10, Grandview addition, Mason City, Iowa. Feb. 24, 1931. Des Moines Joint Stock Land Bank of Des Moines to W. J. Pueg- gel, $1.00, SW»4 8-95-21. Dec. 12, 1930. McGrady, Delia G. and J. W. to Matilda Paul, $1.00 (Q. C. D.) part lot 8 in subdivision government lot 3, 24-96-22. Feb. 24, 1931. Cress, G. E., sheriff, to Ella L. Winter, $43.01, interest of Everett H. R'obinson in lota 467'and 358, Midland Heights addition, Mason City. March 9, 1931. Stoeber, Faye, to Lillie Legard, $1.00. lot 2, block 3, Home Park addition, Mason City, Iowa, March 9, 1931. Cress, G. E., sheriff, to Belle Parker Jackson, $7,642.18, lot 4, block "Q" as laid out platted on SW% SW'/i, 10-96-20. March 9, 1931. Child Thot Kidnaped Found on Farm Five Miles From Her Home ATHENS, Wis., March 10. C/P) Mary Ann Bergman, 6, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bergman, reported kidnaped from a parochial school, was found today on a farm five miles from her home. Mrs. Steven Pembeck called authorities and told them her daughter, Agnes, 15, brot Mary Ann home with her last night after taking the child to visit school with her at the town of Beras. SOLONS TO HAVE MORE ROOM MERGER OF BUS FIRMS PROPOSED (Continued Prom Page 1). onnects with north and south lines iperating between; Omaha and Minneapolis and other points. The Northland group of lines operates chiefly In Minnesota, with a network of lines that reaches all f the important points in that tate as far north as Port Arthur. Ely and Bemidji, besides the lines o North Dakota and South Dakota iolnts and to Chicago. Ownership of he Northland Greyhound group is lelieved to be chiefly in the hands if the Great Northern railroad. The Greyhound group has a ver- table network of lines in the eastern half of the United States and also a large number of -lines on the western coast, with connecting lines Jiru Colorado, Wyoming and other Rock Mountain states. Photo shows construction work now under way on addition to house office building, Washington. Notice the capitol. ' AGED SPINSTERS AWARDED HOME Will Endows Project Caring for Women of Culture as Memorial. YORK; Fa., March 10. (UP)--A $400,000 home for spinsters, a retreat for elderly unmarried women of culture and refinement, will be erected here during 1931. The home, to be known as the Hahn home, is in accordance with the will of Miss Anne L. Gardner, who endowed the project as a memorial to her mother, Mrs. Anna Hahn Gardner. Experiencing during her life the discomforts of a gentlewoman suddenly deprived of the income to which she was accustomed, Miss Gardner planned the home so that s i m i l a r l y unfortunate spinsters might.spend the declining years in comfort. The home will be available to spinster-women _qf :, Pennsylvania, 50; or jnpra. years^old.v An admission -''5f«e" of.; $1,000^Will4,be required for a home for life. "·' ' ' ·; : Miss Gardner left $300,000 at her death, 16 years ago, and this sum has more than doubled in a trust fund. Her will specified that in 15 years the Hahn Home corporation should be organized. PLAN HEARING ON T. B, REPEAL ACT House Comniittee Plans to Admit Public Upon March 19. , DES MOINES, March 10. (#)--A public hearing on the Davis bill, which would repeal the present bovine tuberculosis test act, will be held by the house committee on animal industry the evening of March 19. The committee had previously decided not to hold 'any Hearings on the bill. Debate will be limited at the hearing to an hour and a half for each side. The bill follows several protests by farmers in Iowa against the testing of their cattle. Farmers in Cedar county have joined together in threatening violence if agents of the state department of agriculture try to test their cattle. Indiana Convict One of Trio Who Robbed Bank LINCOLN, Nebr., March 10. (,P ·--The Identification of James M. Clark, an Indiana convict as one of the three men who robbed the bank of Fairmont, Nebr., of $4,100 on June 21, 1929, was announced here today by W. C. Condit, former state sheriff. Gfeese Attract Wild Fowl to Farm Flock ONEIDA, S. Dak., March 11. Decoys that work 24 houra^a day are the Canadian geese of Bob Harry, living near here. Using them to attract the wild high flying Canadian geese, Harry as a reward allows his domestic geese to range a nearby pasture. Recently he returned home to find his flock tremendously grown. A number of wild geese had joined them. Aa Harry watched, the domestic fowl led the wild birds to the barn. The wild honkers were timid but followed their hosts into the building. Harry is' worrying whether he has exceeded the game limit by closing the barn door. Irvington Truck Wrecked When Driver Dodges Dog IRVINGTON, March 10--A truck heavily loaded with tile upset a mile east of Irvington. The driver, Robert Riley, Sexton, who was uninjured, reported a dog crossed the road directly in front of him and in lodging It he lost control of the truck, which was badly damaged. You can always tell a great man by the fact that he seems so unlike your idea of a great man.--Kes- singcr's Review. GRADE GROSSING CRASH KILLS SIX 5 Children and Grandmother Die When Train Hits Automobile. STRATTON, Nebr., March 10. (/P. --The crash of a Burlington train Into an automobile at a grade crossing near Golfer, Nebr., late yesterday cost the lives of 'six persons. Four were injured. Five children and their grandmother were killed. The dead are Mrs. Nancy Oaborn 70; Herman Pursley, 15; . Golda Pursley, 17; Fern Pursley, 8; Hazel Pursley, Iff and Mildred Pursley,.? The four injured were brot to a hospital here. The injured are Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Pursley, parents of the children, and two other children, Glen 13, and Eugene, 3. They are expected to recover. Pursley, a farmer near Golfer was driving the car. INDIAN WOMAN ADMITS KILLING Nancy Bowen, 65 Year Oil Seneca, Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter. BUFFALO, N. Y., March 10. ,,, --Nancy Bowen, 65 year old Seneca Indian, today pleaded guilty "to a reduced charge of manslaughter, in connection with the slaying of Mrs Clotilde Marchand in her Biiffal home a year ago. Nancy was the state's principa witness against Lila' Jimerson, Ca yuga Indian, who was acquitted a week ago on a charge of murdei growing out of the same slaying. Nancy admitted on the wltnesi stand that she killed Mrs.-March and but declared the crime was in stigated by Lila. Two Nominated for New Hampton Mayor NEW HAMPTON, March 10 -Nearly 700 people attended th= Union caucus at the firemen's auditorium Monday night. No opposition was offered except for councilman at large. A. H. Wesp and Theodore Krieger were nominated over Herman Koehler. Others on the union ticket are Albert Walcholz for mayor, Alvah Griffeth for treasurer, Charles Kling for assessor and John L. Crawford for'park commissioner. FREIGHT LINE OPENS Daily freight trucking service running both ways will be started elween Mason City and Minneapolis Wednesday, it was announced Tuesday by Alex J. Krautkremer of lie Murphy Motor Freight line of Minneapolis and H. C. Determan, who will be the Mason City repre^ sentative of the company. The Murphy company makes the Minneapolis-Mason City service by extending its line from Minneapolis to Albert Lea, Minn., which has aeen in operation for some time. The Mason City terminal for the line will be the Mason City Waterhouse corporation, 600 Fourth street southwest. The trucks will leave Minneapolis at 11 o'clock at night and reach Mason City about 6:30 o'clock in the morning. According to tentative plans the trucks will leave Mason City at noon and arrive at Minneapolis at 7 p. m. The Murphy trucks are provided with heating and refrigerating facilities. The Murphy company also operates other freight liiies from Minneapolis, one north to Duluth, another west to Wilmar, one east to Eau Claire, Wis., and one to Mau- k'ato, Minn. OBJECTIONS HEARD Old Capital in Miniature. WILLIAMSBURG, Va., March 10. (UP)--After three years' research for authentic data in'America and Europe, the historic colonial capital of Virginia in Williamsburg, completed in 1705, has been restored in miniature scale-model form and will be restored by the Rockefeller Interests. County Named for Trader. LANCASTER, Wis., March 10. (UP)--A trader who roamed among Indian tribes of this region wearing his brass cooking kettle as a helmet gave Grant county its name Altho bordering on the Illinois county where Ulysses S. Grant resided, the Wisconsin subdivision bore the name Grant before the former general and president was born. Car Demand Abroad Improves. NEW YORK, March 10. (.T)-James D. Mooney, president ot General Motors Export company, reports an improved demand for \merican motor cars abroad. Tin; demand has shown a substantial rise in the last three months. The hearing for the establishment of a new bus line was held at the Hotel Hanford Tuesday afternoon before Commissioner Charles Webster, Waucoma, who took the project under advisement. The application was filed by the newly incorporated Trans-Mississippi Transportation company, which asks permission to operate a line from Mason City to Lansing with stops al Plymouth, Osage, New Haven, Riceville, Saratoga, Davis Corners, Cresco, Ridgeway, Decorah, Waukon Church and Lansing. The organizers of the compan; are Jotux Sennet f, Sr., John SenneEf Jr., and .Howard O'Leary. If tht certificate Isgranted, it is the "plan of the organizers to start opera tions about June 1. " Jefferson Highway Transportation company representatives appeared at the hearing as opposed to allow ing the Trans-Missis_slppi company from making stops "at Osage, Do corah and Waukon on the ground these already are served by buses Connects a Jfioya Attention was called to the fac' that with connections at Floyu Osage can be reached three times and Mason City three times bv buses from Osage. Waukon and Decorah are reached by Jefferson buses operating between Rochester Minn., and Dubuque, it was brot out Don Brewer declared he was fa miliar with the conditions in the various towns thru which the pro nosed line would pass and believe 1 that there were many residents o these towns who were anxious to come to Mason City for trading Since there is no direct line between these points he believed the various towns would benefit considerabl from the proposed line. Editors Glvb Observations O. S. Bailey, editqr of the Repub lican and Standard at Waukon pointed~out the delays of reaching Mason City from Waukon by rai at present. He said he had hear discussion of the project since offi cial publication was made ,ln hi. paper which indicated the'publi' was interested in having the new line established. Fred Biermann, editor of the De corah Journal, alao stated that rai and bus connections were difficul to make between Mason City am Decora"h and that he believed thi uroposed line would be a big con venience to Decorah residents. Mr. Fockler of the Jefferson Transportation company, stated h objected to portions of the proposei Une since the Jefferson Transportn tion company is now adequate!; serving, giving service between Mason City and Osage and Waukon and Decorah. Fifty thousand years of mental development resulting at last In the discovery that people should expose their hides to the sun as savages do. .--Midwest Review. Sea Hero Sells Two Medals for One Mea ALBUQUERQUE, N. Mex. Marc, 10. (UP)--Two medals of hono that he received for heroic work i a sea rescue failed to appease -hi hunger pangs'so Frederick Clausen 25, sold them for a meal. Clausen was one of the heroes of the S. S America crew that rescued th crew of the S. 'S. Florida about vear and a half ago.'For his part i the rescue, Clausen received tw medals, but he sold them on th highway recently to get enough t buy a.bed and a meal. The king of Italy looks cheerfi in news reels, so doubtless he know about the other senator from Idaho --Fountain Inn Tribune. OFFICERS NAMED BY BUSINESSMEN CHARLES BARBER Secretary DR. O. E, DAKIN President C. O. JOHNSON Vice President C. A. PARKER Treasurer These five men were elected Tuesday noon ^at thfi" directors' meeting ol tho Retail Merchants association, held at the Cerro Gorilo hotel. Verbal reports wera given by the secretory of the organization and plans were made for a grocers' group to meet this month. A full membership meet- Ing is planned lor both Clear Lulce'ond Mason City in the fore part of April. Named ,Co-Op OH Manager. NEW HAMPTON, March 10.-'rank Hunt, county agent, was named manager .of the Farmers Co-Operative Oil company. Woman Seriously Hurt in Attack by Husband Who Commits Suicide GRINNELL, March 10. £--Mrs. Lester Broders, 27, was in a hospital today in a critical condition from _an attack by'her husband who, after, shooting his w|fe three times, committed suicide. The shooting occurred at the farm 'home of Mr. Broders' father, 12 miles northeast of here and was precipitated, neighbors said, by recent quarrels. Two children, Lester, Jr., 6, and Yvonne, 8, survive. CHARLES F. CRANE Vlco President Sheri:;! Bank Closes. DUBUQUE, March 10. UP)--The Sherrill Savings bank, at Sherrlil, Dubuque county, closed today. Frozen assets was given aa the cause. LETTS PROPOSED TO AID BUILDING lowan One of Two Suggested as Special Attorneys in Jobless Relief. WASHINGTON, March 10. CSV- The justice department moved today to speed the administration's public building program for unemployment relief. The names of former Representative F. Dickinson Letts, Davenport, Towa, and Charles Verner of Tusea- oosa, Ala., were under consideration is special attorneys in the justice lepartment's public lands division, vith prospect of their almost Im- -nedlate appointment. They would concentrate upon the Institution of condemnation proceedings upon lands desired for nubile projects, working under new legislation signed by President Hoovor two weeks ago. Telephone Franchise Voted at Sheffield SHEFFIELD, March 10.--The Central West Public Service company was given a 25 year franchise for local telephone service here yesterday at a special election by a vote of 188 to 18. A total of 208 votes were cast. Dies of Broken Skull MARSHALL/TOWN, March 10. 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