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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, March 30, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 30 1936 FIVE DUKE LEADS HIS MEN TO BATTLE Comes Close to Death but Wins Himself Hero's Place in War. EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the third In a ne\v series ol "typewriter snapshots of the Ethiopian war," by Edward J. Neil, associated Press correspondent with the Northern Italian army. By EDWARD J. NEIL Associated Press Foreign Staff SELACLACA. TAKAZZE REGION, Ethiopia, (By air mail and boat to New York) '(IP)--In a deep gorge, cutting through the middle of the Lush Selaclaca Plain, the Duke of Bergamo came close to death--at the hands of his own loyal soldiers--but won himself a hero's place in this war. Here in this sunken valley, the remnants of Ras Imru's army made their last stand before the Italians who shattered the bulk of Imru's 23,000 in two days f steady hand- to-hand fighting cany in March at the northern end of the plain. Here the Duke of Bergamo, commander of the Gran Sasso division of regulars, a slight, blond, soft spoken man of 40, more like a young librarian than a soldier, led his men into a hail of machine gun fire, led them until a sergeant forced him back on pain of death. Means Certain Death. The Ethiopians had planted machine grins at the far side of the valley top, commanding the other side. The ravine was full of desperate natives. Their lire was deadly. The range was too long for hand gre- nade. To go that close meant certain death. Up to them the Gran Sasso advanced, then stopped, and up from the rear charged the Duke, cousin of .King Victor Emmanuel. A revolver in one hand, a hand grenade in the other, he took command of the first company he encountered in the plain facing the gorge, and roared out the battle cry of his ancient house "SavoJa. 1 " Through Italian history that cry has rung, the name of the Duke's own royel family, symbolic now of "charge with cold steel." He was crying his own house name, but to the Italians it meant "fix bayonets and charge." Duke Leads Thorn. They swept forward into the Ethiopian fire, the duke ahead of them. They tried to stop him. He wouldn't stop. Two soldiers tried to tackle him. They missed. Then the sergeant found a way. Waving- a great sword he had picked up from a fallen Ethiopian, he raced in front of the Duke. "Go back, go back, your highness," he screamed. "You can't do this. Go back, go back, your highness, or I'll cut your head off." His highness stopped. The Italians swept through the machine gun fire into the ravine. The Ethiopians broke. And the Duke stayed behind. Nora Springs Visitor in Pro Balll 7 Years NORA SPRINGS--"Wis" Tredway of Mankato, son of Charles and Carrie Trcdway, who were former residents of Nora Springs, is here visiting at the James Quinby and Arthur Quinby homes, uncle and cousin. He is a nephew of Mrs. 0. L. Allen of Mason City. Mr. Tredway had 17 years' experience in baseball, playing for Sandbags Protect Levee at Muscatine When strong winds, sweeping across the Mississippi, dashed huge waves against the shore, causing washouts in the levee on the Iowa side of the river at Muscatine, a crew of 'M men worked nearly nil night, checking the erosion with sandbags in the manner shown above. The Muscatine Levee Improvement commission fearing floods this spring had 3,000 sacks and a large quantity of sand available for the emergency. (Iowa Daily Press Association Photo) Sioux City in the Western league; Portland, of the Coast league; Baltimore of the Eastern league; Duluth in the Northern league, and sold to the White Sox in 1905 and with them .until 1908. Mr. Tredway is field manager of northern states for copper publications. Mr. Tredway will be in this vicinity two or three weeks and is renewing his boyhood acquaintances. Teachers' Salaries Unchanged. OSAGE--At a recent meeting of the Osage school board, all teachers were given contracts for the coming year, but salaries remain about the same. 3 1 Safety Comes First in the Ford V-8 A SAFE CAR helps make a safe driver. There is no compromise with safety in the Ford V-8 for 1936. Ford safety begins with the desire to make a safe car, regardless of cost. It is carried through every detail of design and construction. Ford safety, therefore, is not merely the safety of dependable brakes. It goes farther than that and includes a genuine welded steel body structure and Safety Glass throughout at no extra cost. An additional point is that its steadiness and instant response help you to avoid trouble. Every driver is a better driver in the Ford because of its ease of handling and the alert, capable performance of the V- 8 engine. The 1936 Ford brings you safety, beauty, comfort and roominess as outstanding as its V- 8 performance. Many modern features put it in a class by itself in value and satisfaction. SET 1 f\ AND F-0. B. Detroit. Fifteen tody types. Stand. ^% i l l TTp "^ accessory group, including bumpers and *-'-»-·' ***· spare'tire, extra. Convenient, economical terms. You can now buy any new Ford V- 8 car for the usual low down-payment and 525 a month. Ask the nearest Ford dealer for complete details of the new UCC '/2% per month Finance Plans. mom mg TORDUE-TUBE DRIVE A fine-car feature--exclusive with Ford at a low price. Gives yon better performance and greater s t a b i l i t y when accelerating or stopping quickly. Combines with front .radius rods to insure iirm, smooth brake action. 7 PIGS ON WAY TO MARKET FALL OUT OF WAGON ON ROAD NASHUA--C. L. Bigc'low started to town Saturday with 27 pigs, but when he went to unload them at market, he was short seven. The end board of the wagon had come out and six fell out at the Frank Watson farm where the cud board came off, and the other one was found about a mile farther on. Rites for Burlington Fire Chief Ostertas Will Be Held Tuesday B U R L I N G T O N . (.T)--Funeral services for Fire Chief Frank Ostertag will be held here Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock. Ostertag. who had received national acclaim because Burlington won the National Fire Underwriters association award for fire prevention work five successive years, including 1H35, establishing a national record, died late Saturday following a six weeks illness brought on xvhen he was overcome, by smoke while fighting a residence fire. Grant Henderson, 73, Luverne, Succumbs to Attack of Pneumonia LUVEIINE--Grunt Henderson, 73, v.-ho lived south of Luvcrnc in Humboldt county, died late Saturday fiorn pneumonia. He had been in failing health several years but the illness .resulting in his death lasted only three days. Surviving are his wife and son. Phil, aud five grandchildren. He moved to Humboldt county in 1882. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the M. E. church, the Rev. V. v. Schuldt officiating. Signs Boosting Vets of Future Wars Seen on Cedar Falls Campus CEDAR FALLS--They're organizing at the Iowa State Teachers college now! But they are also keeping it a secret. Signs boosting the new organization, Veterans of Future Wars, organized at Princeton university 10 days ago, blossomed out on the Teachers college campus Friday afternoon, but no one seems to know anything about organizing a local chapter. No one even knows who put the signs up. Here, however, are a few samples: "Men, you arc doomed to die! Why not enjoy life while you have i t ? ' V. F. W.'" "Are you tired of l i f e ? Join (he Veterans of Future Wars. See your post commander." "We'll get our bonus or bust. Veterans of Future Wars." "Join now. Veterans of Future Wars." Although there seems as yet to be no organization on the Cedar Falls campus, there is some sentiment in favor of it, judging from a penciled notation on the bonus sign. Someone has scratched at the bottom, "Bravo! Corton." Northwood Will Be in 16 Events in Music Contest NORTHWOOD--Northwood high school will be represented in 17 events at the subdigtrict music contest to be held this week in Britt. In addition to the band, chorus, girls' glee club, brass ensemble, woodwind group, girls' vocal sextet and mixed sextet there will be solo numbers as follows: Hall Dillon, euphonium solo and tenor vocal solo; Kathrine Madson, flute; Charlotte Madson, cornet; Jean Dwelle, clarinet; Opal Bakken, French horn; Marian Larson, saxophone; Stella Huso, soprano; Jcanette Dillon, contralto; Donald Brager, piano. A program was given by the solo and small group contestants in the high school assembly Friday evening. Lavon Raecker Queen of Carnival Held in Dumont DTJMQNT--The carnival at the school gymnasium Pirday evening for the benefit of the activity fund cleared about S35. Miss Lavon Raecker, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. H. M. Raeck- er, was chosen queen of the carnival by receiving the most votes and was crowned queen. Miss Velma Sorenson ran a close second, bcin the highest of six contestants for some time. Gets Back Pipe Left · in Truck 8 Years Ago NASHUA--R. N. Carlson, newly appointed manager of the Northwestern Bell Telephone exchange, was given a pipe Saturday which had been left by him in one of the company's trucks eight years ago, when he was transferred from a section lineman to the company's office in Waterloo. Paul Daakc, also with the company, took over the truck and carried the pipe in it until the truck was junked three years ago, when the pipe was transferred to the new one. It has traveled on an average of 1,000 miles a month, or 96,000 miles during that time. Three Plays Presented by Classes in Algona ALGONA--Three classes of the St. Cecelia's academy presented class plays Sunday evening at the academy. The junior class presented "Dumb Dora" with Viola Klein, Evelyn Capesius, William Barry, Thelma Aman and Calvin Kollasch taking leading roles. "Banquo's Chair," was the sophomores' play with John Lee Holtzbauer, Vincent Esser, Clark Mollcnhoff, Albert Lichter, John McEvoy, James McEnroe, Joe Hegarty, Leonard Seip- man and Rodney Gilbridc takin part. The freshmen play. "The Com Husk Doll" was given by Betty Kohlhaas, Jesse Reynolds. John Kohlhass, John Godden and Robert Bode. New Business Opening. DECORAH--The Decorah Auto Body works opens here under the management of Roy Gjetlcy on the corner of Washington and Broadway streets. Mr. Gjetley, assisted by Orlando Finholt. was formerly employed by the Iowa Auto market in Des Moines. Chalktalk and Music Are Given for Orchard Group ORCHARD--A community meeting: was held at the Orchard school auditorium Friday evening. A Chalktalk and cartoon was given by Gait Mackin. A group of songs was sung by the fifth and sixth grades and Miss Dorothy Mark sang. She won superior for the Orchard district at Charles City. A piano duet was played by Clair Allen Lewis and Mrs. Owens. Snure, Washington Correspondent, Dies W A S H I N G T O N . U'l--Thirty- three years a Washington newspaper correspondent. John Snurc, who laid his journalistic career in Iowa, died of a respiratory disease. 62 Years as Druggist. HUMBOLDT. (/T)--Harry C. Hubbard, druggist, who can remember when only "theatrical folks used make-up" has rounded out 62 years in the drug business in Iowa. He first started out at De Witt, later moving to Clinton and thence to Humboldt. Sometimes when he feels inspired and the occasion presents itself, he'll fill tha pulpit of the Unitarian church on Sunday morning. N'o matter what you've tried-don't despair. A leading food ·chemist has found a wa}' to relieve most cases of faulty elimination quickly and pleasantly. No habit-forming-salts or harsh .purges. No long, drawn-out treatments. Just the proper correction of your daily diet. TRY THIS PLEASANT NEW AID TO REGULARITY Simply eat f'oncy-Krushcd Wheat Bread with your meals. It's a unique bread of selected whole wheat, pure honey and other natural ingredients. Doctors endorse it for its beneficial effect on the whole digestive j tract. Delicious and most appetizing. Eat Honey Kntshcd Wheat Bread for just 10 days with every meal and see the change in your condition. You'll bs risligliied. Ask for the genuine Bonc'i Kriishcd Wheat Bread at your grocer's to-!ay. LOOK FOR GOOD HOIiSEKEEPINS'3 3 CCC Youths Sentence;!. MCGREGOR--Three members'of j the CCf ramp here, Raymond Hoffman. William Hank and Theodore j Schubert, were sentenced to iail for HO dE:vs for shatter!!!", ··'·'ndows in one of the camn barracks. APPROVAL ON EUERY LOAF Baked By Diamond Bread Bakers Extensive Traveler to Be Luther Instructor DECORAH--Rolfe Huatveclt. one of the outstanding graduates of Lu- Ihcr college of recent years, will return to his alp.ia muter next fall to take a position in the classical department, according to recent announcement. Since his graduation from Luther with a B. A. decree, Mr. Haatvedt has had a colorful and interesting career. He taught one year at Charles City anil then, from 1930 to 1933, spent three years assisting Enoch E. Peterson, Luther graduate in 1912 who was director of archeology at the University of Michigan, in research at Karanis. Egypt. Following this, he traveled extensively in Rurope d u r i n g 1933. visiting such countries as Greece, Italy and Germany. Since that time he ha? been engaged in work towards a doctor's degree at the University of Michigan in the field of classics and ancient history. His thesis will be written on numismatics. He will relieve Professor Peterson. Luther athletic coach, from his duties in the classics department, permitting him to work solely in the physical education department of the college. Burial is at Hampton. GENEVA--Funeral services for Otto Huetmer were held here Friday afternoon at the Methodist church. The Rev. C. W. Cleveland of Ecaman was in charge and Mesdames B. D. Hunt and D. L. Clock sang. Burial was at Hampton. DEFENDANT GETS DAMAGES OF $60 Sued for $1,250 at Hampton Following Collision of Autos. HAMPTON---Harm Klasscn. defendant, was awarded 560 damages Saturday in a suit which grew out of an automohilc collision Oct. 5, 1935, at the corner at Third and Wilson streets here. The Rev. Otto von Gemmingen, plaintiff, asked SI.250 for injuries received in the accident and Klassen filed a counter claim for $105. The jury deliberated 11'-'. hours. Divorce Is Granted. HAMPTON -- Henry A. Peters was granted a divorce from Emilie Koch Peters in district court on grounds of desertion. THE PRICE WAS WRONG Through an error, the price on SALMON wiis incorrectly quoted in our recent Grocery nd . . . it should have read SALMON-2 CANS ... 25c SAM RASZES Dcpt. Store Phone 43J and Radiator Service CentralAutoElectricCo. 25 First Street S. W. PHONE 494 No. 1 -- No. 2 -- No. 3 -- No. 4 TUESDAY -- WEDNESDAY -- THURSDAY Right to Limit We Deliver $1.00 Orders For Fine Meats -- Visit the Sterling Markets Beef Shorf Ribs,.Jb.. . . lOc Beef Chuck Roast, Ib. 16c Sirloin Steak, Ib 20c Sliced Bacon, '/· Ib.. . 17c Hamburger (all meat) 2 Ibs 29c Baby Beef Liver, Ib.. . . 20c Round Steak, Ib 22c Bacon Squares, Ib 20c Jersey Cream Flour, 49 Ibs. $1.49 Peppers, Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Radishes, Cauliflower, Carrots, New Potatoes. Lettuce, Large Heads, H Green Onions, bunch. . 5c 2 for 15c I New Cabbage, \b.\ 4c Oranges, 2 d o z e n . . " . . 39c | Jonathan Apples, Grapefruit, 8 for 2 5 c | bushel $1.39 Red Pitted Cherries large No. 10 can. . . 45c Peanut Butter, quarts 25c Macaroni or Spaghetti, pkg 5c Brooms, Extra Good - 49c Monarch Yacht Club Cut Green Beans. . lOc Monarch Red Kidney Beans, can 1 Oc Monarch Yacht Club Tuna, can 15c Monarch Diced Carrots, can 1 Oc Monarch Peanut Butter, quarts . . . . . . . 29c Monarch Golden Corn, can 15c , Monarch Farm House Peas, can lOc They told us if we put beer and liquor back in the country it would solve the depression. They told us if we put the democrats in, it would solve the depression. They tell you paying the bonus will solve the depression. You will solve the world depression when the people decide to live within their income, pay their bills promptly, and be more honest. LUKE B. MILLER, U. S. A. Red Pitted Cherries, 2 cans 25c Monarch Breakfast Coffee, Ib 19c Monarch Gelatine, pkg 5c Monarch Bulk Tea, Vi Ib 1 5c Miller's Corn Flakes, Igc. pkg lOc Von Camp's Pork and Beans, can 5c Rinso, small pkg lOc Oxydol, small pkg lOc Magic Washer, small pkg lOc Kirk's Hardwater Soap, bar 5c Hubbard's Chick Starter, 100 IDS $2.90 Hubbard's Concentrate, 100 Ibs $2.95 Oyster Shells, 100 Ibs 69c Stock Salt, 100 Ibs 69c Block Salt, large blocks 39c MR. FARMER: -- BRING US YOUR EGGS -- CASH OR TRADE -- ANY 0" THE 4 STORES.

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