The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 24, 1937 · Page 9
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February 24, 1937

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

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 24 · 1937 NINE- ANNIVERSARY OF UNIVERSITY WILL BE CELEBRATED 15 College Presidents to Be Among Notables at Program. IOWA CITY, {/?)--Pioneer legislators of 1847, realizing that education was necessary in the new stale of Iowa, on Feb. 25 established the State University of Iowa. Now, almost 90 years to the day after the passage of this act, the university will commemorate its foundation with a conference on higher education and an anniversary dinner Wednesday. * The 1937 observance ' differs from others in. that not only is the university's establishment to be celebrated but also . the broadci cause of higher education in the entire state, unified by'the work pi the state board of education, v.'iV be the subject of commendation. 15 Presidents to Speak. Before a distinguished company which will include 15 university and college presidents, slate officials, members of the clergy and the bar, and educators, Presidents Lotus D. Coffman of Minnesota and James B. Cona'nt of Harvard will speak in the afternoon. President Eugene A. Gilmore will make the introductory remarks and will preside. Subjec of President Coffman's address u "Government of Higher Education," while President Coriant wil talk on "The Selective Principl in Education in a Democracy." Will Hear Governor. At 6:30 p. m. the founders' day dinner in the lowa'TJnion will be gin. Its speaking program include greetings from Gov. Nelson G Kraschel, President Orval R. La tham of Iowa State Teachers President Charles E. Friley o Iowa State college and Presiden Harry M, Gage of Coe. One of trie features of the din ner will be the unveiling of oi portraits of George T. Baker, on of the original members of th stale -board of education and it president since 1925; and Willian R, Boyd, chairman of the board' finance committee since its be ginning. The portraits, executed b Sidney Dickinson of New York, will be hung in the board room of Old Capitol. Belt to Be Sounded. The dinner program will include an address on the history o£ the University by. Prof. Benjamin F. Shambaugh, superintendent of the state historical society and long-time head of the political science department; and speeches by James B. Weaver, Des Moines attorney, and President Emeritus Walter A; Jessup, now .president oi the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. A bell, believed to be the original .one which called students lo the first classes in Mechanics academy in March, 1855, will be sounded to signalize the opening of the dinner program. Weighing about 125 pounds and cast in 1844, the old bell was discovered recently half- buried under a pile of boxes in the baseemnt of the university store house. Broadcasts Planned. Coverage of the events will be made by several radio stations. WSUI of Iowa City will go on the air at 3:15 p. m. with the afternoon program, while WMT of Cedar Rapids and KENT of Des Moines will broadcast from 3:15 to 4 p. m. WSUI, WMT, and KSO of Des Moines will begin their evening broadcast at 8:30, with the latter two stations continuing for an hour. If the program, runs after 9:30 p. m., WSUI will continue. A record of the entire affair will be made by WHO of Des Moines, to be broadcast at 10:35 p. m. er, is under life sentence'for the murder of Charles A. Poole. Cerr Named Grinnell' Executive Secretary GRINNELL, ( r r) -- President ohn S. Nollen announced Tues- day the appointment of Robert V. Kerr, associate editor of the American Lumberman, as executive secretary of Grinnell college. Kerr, who resigned his Chicago position, will assume his new duties at Grinnell, April 1. The college trustees created the executive secretary position to reorganize alumni affairs and co-ordinate the public relations work of the college. Kerr also will serve as secretary of the alumni association. He was graduated from Grinnell in 1912. Legend of Squaw's Curse Is Retold as Saco Takes 3 Lives SACO, Me., (IP)--The legend of a sorrowing squaw's curse on the palefaces in retribution for the death of her first born is being retold in Saco and adjacent Biddeford. The Indian mother colled on the gods of the Saco river, which runs between the two cities, to forfeit each year the lives of three white people, the legend says. Two men and a woman were drowned Sunday, the men trying to rescue the woman, who had tumbled off a wharf. Last year the river also look three lives, and each year as far back as can be traced from avail- able records, at least three persons have died in the stream. Visit at Sioux City. SWALEDALE--Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Can accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shumacher to Sioux City Saturday for a visit with relatives for a few days. CLAIMS TO BE GIRL'S HUSBAND Ex-Soldier Held as Police Probe Cell "Date" With · Dayton Dean. DETROIT, f/P)--Skeptical police detained a 22 year old former soldier. Wednesday because he claimed to be the husband of Lucille Turner, the 17 year old Asheville, N. Car., girl who kept a "date" with Dayton Dean in his tell on the ninth floor of the police station. Officers were told that the former soldier, William Blasczak threatened to kill Dean, confessec Black Legion executioner, but Miss Turner denied ever seeing Blasczak' and insisted she never was married. . . . Investigation of Miss Turner'.' visit,. (o Dean's, cell revolvec around a wrench found in the eel after the Black Legionnaire hac been transferred to less accessible quarters. . The wrench, police said, fitted bolts which could be loosened to permit a visitor to slip between bars on a window. Officers said that Miss Turner squeezed through those bars after clambering up a grillwork from the women's detention quarters on the floor below. Inspector John A. Hoffman said his investigation had disclosed that the wrench had been in the cell for more than a year. 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