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^«ss3ffies;saftsKC£iff2Sri«^ £12ftT£C^LAa2!Us£^,*N^«JF£^OT.z .TWO MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBEUARY 25 · 1937 \\ anticipate · for 10 years a % mil' levy for general improvement of parks and cemeteries. The present law restricts use of;the money to cemetery roads. The other bill would allow Des Moines to levy Vs mill for a municipal band. . ' More for Aged. When the house finishes with the homestead bill it must go back for the senate for approval of changes written into it by the lower chamber. The major amendment voted by the house would levise the method of apportioning the three point tax. , Where the senate voted that $5,500,000 yearly should go to old age pension payment and $2,000,000 yearly for- relief, the house changed- the figures to provide for 56,500,000 for pensions and only 51,000,000 for relief. Under both bills, an estimated $10,000,000 yearly would remain for reduction of property taxes paid by farm and city home owners. Each home owner would receive the same amount of reduction for each dollar of his property's assessed valuation up to a $2,500 valuation limit. Leaders Arc Puzzled. Whether the. bill itself re-enacts the state sales tax has puzzled both house an senate leaders. One section of the homestead measure strikes from the present sales tax law the clause which says the tax -shall terminate on April 1, : this. year. Several legislators, however, have insisted that "to be on the safe side" the entire sales tax law should be re-enacted. .Ready for introduction when the senate convened Thursday was a bill to give the-state planning board official status. Also on the senate desk was. a committee report recommending passage o£ a bill to prohibit the issuance ' o f beer permits to establishments within 300 feet o£ a state park. Throughput Wednesday house opponents to any move to reduce allocations from homestead exemption successfully r e s i s t e c amendment after amendment bul dust before adjournment.bya vote of 52 to 50 it adopted a plan to increase the allocation for old age pensions from $5,500,000 to SB,500,000. . . · The same amendment reduced the allocation of sales tax funds for relief from $2,000,000 annually to $1,000,000 a year. Burma's Move Wins. Representative Henry F. Burma (R) of Allison, who during the heated discussion earlier in the day had taken little part, proposed the one successful major change, .challenging the house to fill its obligation to the "aged of the state for whom we can never do enough;" , Thus at adjournment the senate, bill providing exemption on $2,500 of assessed valuation remained almost intact. During the morning the house voted time and again . to;:ieject proposals to allocate tax revenues" 16'·'.·schools,- -for a state building fund, for care of dependent children and finally for the. exemption of bread and milk from the sales tax. Just before its decisive vote was taken on increasing the allocation for old age pensions, members received from the old age assistance commission pamphlets showing that to pay a maximum of $25 monthly to 50,000 aged needy, an allocation of $6,100,000 would be needed. Henry Ford Favors Newspaper Use in Modern Education .WAYS, Ga., (£)--Henry Ford said Thursday he preferred newspapers to history books in modern education--and not t ob many games during school hours. "Newspapers are the best edu cators," Ford said in an authorized interview at his winter home in south Georgia. "They arrive every day and are up to-the min ute." ·_ Twenty years ago Ford said his tory as written was "the bunk, but he has interested himself for many years in visualizing the evolution of every art and restoring many valuable objects of histor ical value. British Ship Reports It Hit Floating Mine Off Coast of Spain MARSEILLE, France, (#)--The British steamer; Llaridovery, radioed Thursday she had hit a floating mine two miles southeast of the Capo de'Creus, the southernmost point on the Spanisli mainland. -COAL- PURITAN FURNACE LUMP * WAGNER COAL CO. PHONE 986 ROOSEVELT HAS MORE SESSIONS Continues Discussions on , Court Program With Congressmen. WASHINGTON, (/P) -- More white house conferences formed the medium through which Pres- ident'Roosevelt worked Thursday for the success of his court reorganization program. Continuing discussions with congressmen which began soon after the program was announced, he arranged to meet eight democratic and one.farm-labor member o£ the house .alter a luncheon talk with Solicitor' General Stanley Reed, who aided in 'drafting the plan, and Assistant Atty. Gen. Robert Jackson, who is working on wage and hour legislation. These, presidential conferences coincided with disclosures by usually well informed persons that the president was understood to be considering a tieup between his supreme court proposal and a constitutional amendment. Would Limit Power. The amendment probably would limit 1 the court's power, they said, and the president would make its ratification a pre-requisite to making his own program effective. , Chairman Sumners (D., Tex.) of the house judiciary-committee said the committee had decided to delay study of the reorganization program until the senate acts. The house foreign affairs committee approved 15 to 3 the McReynolds permanent neutrality bill which- would give the president discretionary authority to prevent exports of American goods to belligerent nations. Wallace Pushes Plan. , Secretary Wallace, appearinp, before a senate agriculture subcommittee, said a federal; crop insurance pr.ogram would tend to stabilize wheat prices. The program proposed by the administration and under consideration by the committee would be applicable to wheat only at the outset, later being extended to other crops. The house interstate commerce committee approved a bill to repeal the "long and short haul" provision . of the interstate commerce act which regulates competitive rates railroads may charge. The senate neared a vote on the reciprocal trade act after Senator Borah (R-Idaho) declared it burdened American agriculture with foreign competition. Asked by Harrison,. Asked by Senator Harrison (D- Miss.). a champion of the program, if he thought the Canadian treaty had seriously affected American cattle" ; prices, Borah said: . . . . "If enough cattle came in to help the Canadian farmer, enough came in to hurt the American farmer;" Although his protest joined those of Senators Vandenberg (R- Mich.) and Capper (R-Kans.) pnd other leading republicans, administration managers held to their belief the senate would pass the bill extending the president's power to make such treaties. The old age pension advocate, Or. Francis E. Townsend, said he would seek a new trial of the charge that his sudden exit Irom a-congressional hearing last year constituted contempt of the house. He was convicted yesterday by a federal court jury. Bill Would Solve Back Door Measure From Liquor Store DES MOINES, (/P)~James Bell (D) of Burlington introduced in the senate Thursday a 'bill which would eliminate the 'problem of back door measurement in deciding how close a liquor store could be to a school or church.' The present law says a liquor store must be at least 300 feet away from a school or church-measured in a direct line. Bell's bill would change the law to make the distance "by sidewalk measurement." Thus a liquor store could be established 300 feet around the corner from a church or school with their back doors almost adjoining. Noted Educators at , St. Louis Sessions ST. LOUIS, (IP)--No led educators ot United States and Europe convened here Thursday for the three day conference of the ·pro- gressive educational association. Discussion on how tr teach youth to fit himself into present day society headed the extensive program. The conference will deal mostly with questions involving present day human relationships and the problems confronting children of school age that have come with changes in.society as well as the "changes in the framework of democracy," said Frederick Rene- fer, executive secretary of the association. AUNTHET By Robert- Quillen A.^ '· l-\t "The movie people pretend to -respect out- religion; but every time a picture shows a bald- headed simpleton, I know he'll turn out to be a preacher." MARTIAL LAW IN MINING REGION Authorities Seek to Halt Spread of Goal Miners' Hunger Strike. PECS, Hungary, (.P)--Military control was declared over the entire Pecs mine region .Thursday to halt the spread o£ a hunger strike of 267- coal miners, isolated in their workings far below the surface. After the toll o£ dead in Wednesday's rioting at the. pit shafts rose to three, with six others wounded, army authorities .closed the university to prevent student sympathy demonstrations. The strikers, reported dominated by a militant minority, restored communication with the surface momentarily to ask that a trade union committee be sent down to hear their terms. Authorities, however, refused to permit the committee to go belo\v. 5 Murderers Watch Their C h a n c e s for Reprieves .Go Fading CHICAGO, (IP}--Five convicted murderers, two of them women, watched their chances for reprieves fade Thursday as they awaited death in the electric chair after midnight. ". The", women were Minnie Mitchell, Negress, and Mildred Mary Bolton, slayer of Her. insurance broker husband who remarked during her trial "they don't convict women of murder in Cook county." The others were Joseph Happa- port, convicted slayer of Max Dent, a government informer who was to testify during the former's -trial on a narcotics charge; Hufo Swain, college-bred Negro convicted of slaying a young bride in her hotel room, and Allen Mitchell, husband of Minnie. Judge to Give His V e r d i c t in Black Legion Case Friday DETOOIT, (/P) _ Recorder's Judge John V. Brennan said Thursday he would announce a verdict at 11 a. m. Friday in the case of 15 alleged Black Legion members charged with conspiracy to Icill Arthur L. Kingsley, news- p a p e r publisher of suburban Highland Park. The defendants, who have been on trial since Jan. 26, include N. Ray Markland, former mayor of the suburb, whose political quarrel with Kingsley was alleged by prosecutors to have been inspired by a plot. Sir Guy Standing, Cinema Actor, Dies HOLLYWOOD,' Cal., (/P)--Sir Guy Standing, noted British" film actor, died unexpectedly Wednesday of a heart attack. Sir Guy, one of the most popular members of the English colony in Hollywood and admired on the screen for his kindly characterizations, collapsed at a garage when he called for his automobile. follow Vlcks Plan for Better Control of Colds When Cold* THREATEN.., VICKSVA-TRO-NOL Htlpt Ptavent 'Many Colds 141. If a Cold STRIKES... VICKS VAPORUB H«!ps End a Cold Quicker Putt it If ih r/lht Plan In «c^ 1/iV-tj Policemen Halt Car of Robbers, Recover $40,000 Cash Loot ARMONK, N. Y., (£·)'---Three town of North Castle policemen, lined up across the road, stopped a speeding robber car and recovered $40,000 cash loot taken half an hour after a daylight holdup of the Northern Westchester bank, Katonah, Thursday. : ~ « Minneapolis Man Is Killed in Plane Crash WAUSEON, Ohio, (/P)--Kenneth Nisun, 35, of Minneapolis was killed late Wednesday when his open cockpit airplane crashed 5 miles south of Delta, in Fulton county. Ed Wynn estimates that he has put on comedy make-up more than 12,000 times since he first became an entertainer. He atv:o figures he has made more lb«m 70,000 changes in 35 years of stage I and radio "'T'r,«t .. CHRYSLER HEADS TO MEET UNION Agree to Discuss Collective Bargaining With Auto Labor Leaders. D E T R O I T , (/P)-- Richard T. Frankensteen, organizational director of the United Automobile Workers of America, announced Jate Wednesday that Chrysler corporation executives had agreed to meet with union representatives in a conference to discuss collective bargaining. He said that in a telephone conversation, Herman L. Weckler, vice president and general manager of Chrysler, had set next Wednesday as a tentative date for the start o£ conferences. Union demands, Frankensteen said, will be formulated by Us officers in a series of meetings. Man Charged With. Chaining, Beating Daughter on Trial CROCKETT, Cal., (/P)--Hissed at times 'by 'townspeople, David Locke was defended Thursday at a trial in a men's gymnasium against a charge that he chained his motherless 9 year old daughter to a bedstead.with a dog collar and beat Her. ' f The trial was move'd to the gymnasium Wednesday by Judge Kay Standish to accommodate the crowd but he threatened Thursday to exclude the public if it continues hissing. The girl, Myrtle Belle Locke, timidly testified: "He hit me with a belt on Saturday (last Jan. 30) and with his hand on Sunday." Later, she said, "he threw a knife at me at tlie dinner table." Monday, she 'related, her father chained her to the bedstead for several days, until a neighbor discovered her. The father contended he was attempting to break his daughter of "destructive" habits. Locke, a bakery wagon driver, is being tried in justice court before a jury of seven women and five men. Conviction of unjustified punishment would involve a sentence of not more than six months in the county jail. "Pals of Prairie" Heard Over KGLO on Legion Program The "Pals of the Eairie" from the WHO Barn dance program were, guest artists of KGLO Wednesday · afternoon and evening on the American Legion broadcast through the courtesy of Sargent and company, Des Moines. Dealers for , this company, one of Iowa's largest exclusive manufacturers of balanced ration feeds, met here at the Cerro Gordo hotel Tuesday. Because of road conditions the artists, Edith, Frank and Bob, remained in Mason City Wednesday. Three; Senators Are Appointed to Attend Hill Rites at Clarion ' DES MOINES, (/P)--Lieut. Gov. John K. Valentine Thursday appointed six senators to act'as honorary pallbearers at the funeral of T. F. Driscoll, (D) of Farmington, Friday. Those named were: E. I. Mason, Brooklyn; James M. Bell, Burlington; Sanfoi-d Zeigler, Jr., Fairfield; L G. Chrystal, Coon Rapids Albert Shaw, Pocahontas; and A Claire Dewey, Washington. The lieutenant governor also named three senators to represent the senate Friday at the funeral of Mrs. M. Hill, mother of Senator G. R. Hill of Clarion. They were: Senator William S. Beardsley, New Virginia; Senator H. V. Lcvis, Charilon; · and Senator Hugh Guernsey, Ccntervillc. Settlement Closes Suit to Set Aside Will of Slain Man ROCKWELL CITY, UP)--Mrs. Byron Sumner's suit to set aside the will of her father, John E. Parker. 82, slain last August, who left the bulk of his $51,000 estate to his brother, Eugene Parker, of Watertown, N. Y., came to a sudden end in Calhoun county district court here when it was settled out of coiirl. Mrs. Sumner withdrew her suit after attorneys for both sides reached an agreement on a property exchange between them and Judge M. E. Hutchinson admitted the will to .probate. WHAT CONGRESS IS DOING By The Associated Press. Thursday. Senate: May vote on exten- .sion of reciprocal trade act. Agricultural subcommittee begins hearings on crop insurance bill. Judiciary subcommittee resumes hearings on O'Mahoney industrial licensing bill. Interstate commerce subcommittee takes up Guffev coal bill. House: General debate. Foreign affairs committee considers permanent neutrality legislation. Agriculture committee discusses general farm program. Wednesday. Senate debated , reciprocal tariff. House passed number of minor- bills. Radio News and Time-Table KGLO Mason City Globe-Gazelle Alajon City, low» (1210 Kilocycles) THURSDAY NIGHT 6:00 News, P. G. arid E. 6:05 H. Friml Jr., Orch. 6:15 Sports Review, Decker Bros. 6:30 Dinner Hour 7:00 News, Currie Van-Ness 7:05 Kanawha Community News 7:15 Review of the Markets 7:20 Dance Hour 7:30 Sons- of the Pioneers 7:45 Concert Hall of Uie Air 8:OB News, Marshall and Swift 8:05 Invitation to Mason City Municipal Bldg,, open House 8:15 Nortliwest States P o i t- Cement company employes party broadcast. 8:45 Radio Nite Club 9:00 News, Highway Oil Co. 9:05 Green Bros. Orch. 9:15 American Family Robinson 9:30 Radio Auditions 10:00 News, fust National Bank 10:05 The Dictators 10:15 Master Singers 10:30 Swing Time 11:00 News, Abel and Son 11:15 Slumber Hour 11:30 Goodnight FRIDAY FEB. 26 6:00 Sunup Serenade 6:15 Home Folks Frolic 7:00 News, M a s o n C i t y Fui Shoppe 7:05 Alarm Clock Hour 7:45 Merkel's Musical Clock 8:00 Lyons Musical Breakfast 8:15 Musical Clock 8:30 Mier Wolf's Melody Time 9:00 Voice of Damon's 9:30 Time an' Tunes, Jack Sprat 9:45 Tyler-Ryan Musical Clock 10:00 Opening Markets and Late News 10:15 On the Mall ' 10:30 Devotional S e r v ' i c e -- T h e Rev. B. T. Erholm in charge 10:45 In the Music Room 11:00 North Iowa News, Skelgas ·11:10 News Headlines of Yesteryears, Willard Tablets 11:15 Organ Reveries 11:30 This and That 12:00 Mid Day Revue 12:15 Mor-Gain Program, Northwestern Distributing Co. 12:30 Globe-Gazette News 12:40 Markets -- Hubbard Milling Co. 12:45 Mid Day Revue, continued 12:50 Wolf Bros. Coal Co. 12:55 Chapman's Musical Minia- · ·:··· - .tures . . : . = . 1:00 Iowa Farm Flashes 1:05 Mid Day Revue, continued 1:30 Marianne at the Steimvay, Vance Music Co. 1:45 Fink's and B. B. 1:55 Club Calendar 2:00 Mailbag S:00 Women's Page of the Air 3:30 Earl Hunt's Orchestra 4:00 Reading the Globe-Gazette 4:15 Northwood Community Program 4:30 Tea Time Tunes 4:45 Mason City School Program 5:00 Globe-Gazette News 5:05 New Records' from Vance's 5:15 Len Bloom, Pianist 5:30 Globe-Gazette Want Ads 5:35 Rosario Bourdon's Orchestra 6:00 News, P e o p l e ' s Gas and Electric Co. ; 6:05 Rudolph Friml, Jr.'s, Orch 6:15 Sports Review, Decker Bros 6:30 Dinner Hour 6:45 Diamond City News 7:00 News, Curric-Van Ness 7:05 Musical Interlude 7:10 Review of the Markets 7:15 Radio Night Club . 7:45 Concert Hall of the Air 8:00 News, Marshall and Swift 8:05 Radio Forum 8:15 Ivory Melodies 8:30 Radio Night Club 9:00 News; Highway Oil Co. 9:05 Green Bros. Orchestra. 9:15 American Family Robinson 9:30 Evening Dance Parade 9:45 Evening Dance Parade 10:00 News, First National BanU 10:05 The Dictators 10:15 King's Men 10:30 Swing Time 11:00 News, Pritchard Motor Co. 11:15 Slumber Hour WOI Iowa State College Station Ames, Iowa (640 Kilocycles) Friday, Feb. '-.'P. fiM.l Service Reports 7:00 Matins, Prof. L. W. Matioue 7:20 News Wales 1:2Q The Music Shop 8:00 News of the Hour 8:05 Music Shop, cont, 8:1)0 Service Rcporls Q:flD News ot the Hour J):0, "Fattier Abraha'm," JliiUi G a h i n 3;30 Service J?cport5 10:00 News of Ihc Hour 10:05 The HomcmaK'crs 10:30 Service Reports 11:00 News of Ihq Hour 11:05 Organ Recital, Ona Searles UmU 11:30 Book Chat. Mary Ollahan 11:50 Stale Police Bulletins 12:00 Poultry Problems 12:15 Service Reports 12:40 News Summary 12:50 "Pruning and Training Grapes." Pro/. C. V. Holsingcr 1:00 Moeller's Accordion Band 1:30 Service Reports 2:00 News ol the Hour 2:15 Organ Recital, Howard Chase 2:30 Vocations: Air Conditioning. Pro(. Cleghom 3:00 News of the Hour 3:05 Masterwork 3:30 "Romance of Tea. 1 ' Robert Orr 4:00 "Cardiac Neuroses," Dr H W Rathe 4:15 American Lecfon Auxiliary 4:45 News Summary 5:00 Sign Off * EARL HUNT ON KGLO Ear! H u n t and his orchestra will be heard in a half hour program from 3:30 to -1 o'clock B'l-jday-afternoon over KGLO. WHO Red Nehvork NBC l)M .MoInts, Iowa Central Standard Tim* (1UUU Kilocycles) 5:45 Moraine Devotion 6:00 Sing, Neighbor, Sing 6:15 Musical Clock 6:30 Karm-News 6:45 Almanac of the Air 7:00 Chore 'Gang 7:15 News * 7:30 Musical Faslilott Notes 8:flQ Gene and Glenn B:IS Musical Clock 3:00 Morning 'Melodies 9:15 Betty Crocker fl:3fl Betty and Bob 9:45 Today's Children 10:00 David Harum 10:13 Encrkslage Wife 1D:3» Monticello -Party Line IQ;-).} The Voice of Kxpcrience UiOQ KiUy Keeno. Inc 11:15 The Story of Man.- Marlin 11:30 Nat'l Farm and Home Hour 12:30 Commercial Program 12:43 News -1:00,Mother R.-mdairs Open Holtse 1:15 Hits and Encores 1:30 Market Report 1:4.") Jndy antt Jane 2:00 Pepper Young's Family 2:13 Ma Perkins 2:30 Vic anrt Sarfe 2M5 The O'Neills 3:00 Tea Time 3:30 \Vay Down" East 3:-Jt The Guiding "Lisht 4:00 Drake Round Table 4:15 Houseboat Hannah 4:30 Tlello Peggy 4:43 Rcvire 4:55 Bulletins 5:00 Tunes a:15 Junior Nurse Corps 5:30 Jack Armstrong * 5:4o Sunset Corners Opry RiOO Amos 'n' Andy 6:15 Uncle Ezra's Radio Station 6;30 News G:40 Sports News 6:45 Tony Cahooch 7:00 Symphony Concert 8:00 Waltz Time . · 8:30 Court of Human Relations 9:fio First Nightev 8:30 Jack Randolph and His Music S;45 Exploring America with Carvcth Wells 10:00 Musical Headlines 13:13 News 10:30 The Mansion of Dreams 10:3j Rainbow Room Orch. 11:00 Rainbow Grill Orch. 11:30 Trianon Ballroom Orch. J. C: TILT ON KGLO Providing Mason City Junior college wins its opening game against Maquokela at 11:10 Friday morning in the state tournament at Marshalltown, KGLO will broadcast reports' o£ the Trojan game at 8:05 Friday night. Should the local quintet survive that contest, reports of any other games they participate in will be broadcast. Al Mitchell, . Globe-Gazette sports editor and sports announcer, will broadcast the reports of the game. WMT NBC Blue Network Cedar Raptili and Waterloo, lgir» Central Standard Tims (600 Kilocycles) 10 GERMANS TO LEAVE RUSSIA Group Seized on Suspicion of Sabotage, Espionage to Be Deported. MOSCOW, (/P)--Ten Germans, arrested on suspicion of sabotage and espionage in . November last year, will be deported from Russia immediately, the soviet government informed the German embassy Thursday. The embassy declared it "was not advised" on the status of 34 other Germans known to be held in Russian jails. Four of the Germans lacing deportation are incarcerated in Mos- 'cow and the other six are in jail at Leningrad. (German Ambassador Count Friedrich von Dcr Schulenburg made "serious" representations on behalf of the imprisoned Germans last week. (Russian vice-commissar for foreign affairs, N. N. Krestirisky, in reply, said he would attempt to determine the status of the prisoners but that investigation of their alleged sabotaging activities had not been completed.) . Friday, Feb. =fi. 5:;iO Tall Corn Time S:ri5 Farmins in the Neu-s KOO Tall Corn Time 6:15 Tall Corn Time 6:30 Family Altar "·:l)0 Newstinic 7:10 Musical Clock BiOo Tim Brady and His Roundup 8:30 Frank Voelker, Organist 3:15 Oddities in the News R:riO Women ih the News 8:53 Interlink. 9:00 Morninjr News-cast 9:1:5 Scotty Views the News 9;30 MarriaRc Clinic 9:43 Magic Kitchen 10100 Markets 10:03 Pine Ridge Musicmakcrs 10:15 Music Memory 10:34'Vic-and Sadc 10:45 Edward MacHunh -. 11:00.Crazy Water Hole! 11:15 Lou Webb at the Organ 11:30 WMT German Band Hl'to Noonday Newscast 11:35 Cedar Valley Hillbillies 12:10 Question l\tan 12:20 Voice oJ Iowa 12:30 Markets 12:35 Cedar Valley Hillbillies 12:45 Joe Doakcs 12:50 Aunt Fanny 12:55 Iowa Cornhuskcrs 1:05 Many Happy Returns 1:10 Iowa Cornhuskcrs 1:15 Musical Atmanae 1 LOT Bill Brown, The Movie Man l:4n Commercial Program 2:00 Izzy on the Air 2:0.» Mai-caret Johnaon at Die Piano 2:15 Jltmnic Smith Orchestra -:M Sammy Koyc's Orchestra 3:no Peggy Fuller 3:15 Reporter of Odd Factj _ .1:20 Tunes 3:Jo Ed FlUKcrald Company 4:00 Three Hancheros 4:15 Sinking. Lady 4:15 The Old Homestead 5:00 Harry Koce.-l'j Orrfiejlra S:30 Frank Voclkcr, Organist 5:45 Orphan Annie 6:00 Mile a MinulR Revue 5:15 Stainless Show 6:30 Evening Newscast 5:45 Diamond City Ne\v* 7:00 Irene Ricli T:l5,sinsin' Sam 7:30 Death Valley Days 3:00 Universal Rhythm S:30 1837 Edition of Twin Stars S.-OO \VMT Band Wagon 3:30 Vivian Pella Chicsa 9:45 Elza Schallert Previews IQlOO Dream Songs 10:15 Ncwstime 10:30 Pla Mor Dance Band 10:43 Phil Levant's Orchestra 11:00 Gus Arnheim's Orchestra 11:30 Shcp Fields 12:00 Sign Olt BLOCKADE DELAY SEEN IN LONDON Severe Fighting Reported on Several Battlefronts of Spain. - By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Delay in effecting a neutrality blockade of the Spanish civil war was forecast at London Thursday. In Spain, severe fighting raged from the Madrid front, especially in the Jarama river sector, to the torn city of Oviedo near the Bay of Biscay.' French objections, to details of a land patrol and Russia's objections to her part of a sea patrol complicated the picture as six powers gathered for a neutrality subcommittee meeting in London. An "act of God" shelling o£ the British warship Royal Oak off Valencia Tuesday presented the possibility of other such incidents when the powers begin to patrol Spain to keep foreign men and arms out. Although a full blockade was believed impossible by the'dead- line--March 6--some hope was expressed a modified plan could be effected by then. Government troops fought to gain the heights of Pinzarronhill dominating the road from Madrid to Valencia. Madrid officials set insurgent dead in one phase of the battle for the hill at 2,500. Basque attackers of insurgent held Oviedo, "second Alcazar" o£ the war, reported they stormed the heights dominating Naranco hill, last insurgent redoubt on the city's outer rim. The plea of the "We The People" listeners committee that applicants for time on the show write legibly seems to have been of little avail. Phil Lord has had to employ a hand-writing expert to decipher many of the letters that come in. wcco Columbia Broadcasting System Minneapolis.St. Paul Central Standard Tim* (810 Kilocyelci) Friday, Fen. 26. 6:1S Time Signals B:30 SinK Neighbor Sing 6:J5 Toby and Tex 7:00 Air Almanac 1:15 Junior Brondc^lers Club 7:30 Musical Chimes 8:30 Allen Prescott R:45 Gene and Glenn 3:01) Betty and Bob 9:15 Modern Cinderella 9:30 Betty Croclicr n:45 John K. Watkins 10:00 Mag.lzinc ot Ihc Air 10:20 Big Sister lOMS Dr. Dafoc 11:00 The Gumps 11:15 Bct;vcc:i IIic Bookcnds 11:30 Kitty Kccnc 11:45 M.i Perkins 12:00 Five Star Revue 12:15 One Gin in a M i l l i o n 12:30 Hope Aldcn's Romance 12M3 Aunt Jenny 1:00 Knlliryn . Cravens 1:13 School ol the Air 1:45 Myrt and Mnrfie 2:00 Markets: Police 2:15 News: Stocks 2:30 Fed. of Women's cluba 3:45 Art Institute 3:00 Ladles First 2:30 Musical 3:45 salvation Army Band 4:00 AI Trace's Orch.. 4:15 Children's Corner 4:30 Schedule: LivestocK- 4:45 Wilderness Road 5:00 Junior Nurse Corps 5:15 Front Page Parade 3:30 Jack Armstrong 5:45 Renfrew of the Mounted B:00 Herbert Fooic's Ensemble ii:15 Popeye the Sailor 6:30 B u d d y Clark fi:45 Boakc Carte.- 7:00 To Be Announced 7:30 Hal Kemp' and Orcli. R:DO Hollywood Hotel 0:00 Philadelphia Orch. 3:30 Bin Depot Dedication 10:00 Mortimer Gooch 10:l.i Ncwstirni- 0:30 HoElle Johnson; Rrnnrti fl:4. Ccc. Hurst's Orchestra l i O f t Joe Sanders' Orchestra. 1:30 JImmv , Greco's Orchestra SNOW STORMS DUST STORMS BRAIN STORMS Must be a brain storm that prompts us to. spend money to tei! 'you about spnrig shoes, while the mercury is down close to. zero. Spring Shoes are Spring Shoes Outstanding -- Different. Striking in color and materials. Feminine and graceful in line and finish. Bright and cheery, reflecting the spirit of the season. Easter Comes Early--March 28th So don't put off buying your new shoes until the last moment. Come down now, .and make your selection. You will forget about snow and dust when you see the sparkling new creations we offer for your choosing. Our Prices Do Not Reflect the rises you read about. A few are advanced twenty-five ' · " cents a pair, but most of them are the same as last fall--· $6.00 $6.75 $7.50 $8.75 $9.50, Nichols Green Where the Good Shoes Come From Just Across From the Pork

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