Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 13, 1931 · Page 2
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Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, March 13, 1931
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BUZZ SAW KILLS HOWARD FARMER Stevenson, 50, Is Victim Near Lime Springs as Boxing Breaks. CRESCO, March 13.--.Thomas Stevenson, 50, farmer who reside three miles north of Dime Spring was almost instantly killed .yes terday when the boxing of a buzz saw broke and released the saw which struck him. He waa workln on his farm at the time "of the ao cident. When he was struck th saw was still turning at a fast rat of speed. He is survived by hi widow and three children. AUenru 48 Hour Week-end Treatment For Rheumatism SUFFERERS NOW JOYFUL -THANKFUL, ASTONISHED Fain, Agony and Swelling Go Over Week-end or Money Back Says Hiuftable Drug Co. 8 OZ. BOTTLE 85 CENTS ' . · They call this the Allenru week-end treatment for Rheumatism, Sciatica and Neuritis because you can go to bed on Friday Nlght-r- stay. there as much as possible till -Monday morning and while there, drive the uric acid from your ailing Joints and muscles. But during'that tjme you, must take Allenru as \directed'--for Al- lenrn acts with double speed when the body is relaxed and rested and BELTING QUIZZED UPON TESTIMONY (Continued From Ttte - I I . Handle the university's relations With the Big Teh at the time its ouster was considered, the suspension would have been prevented. He testified he was on the inside track with the directors and that some of the other member schools were as guilty as Iowa in violating conference rules. ' Appeased Alumni Belting testified that he employed Orvtlle ·Simmons without the advice of the athletic council "to appease disgruntled alumni' and to make things go better for the university." The witness denied that, Simmons did any proselyting. Walker introduced a letter to Belting from Simmons at Burlington in which he mentioned rounding up. athletes at Muscattne and other towns. Belting maintained, however, that Simmons did not talk to joys, but tried to persuade coaches to attend the summer session. "Did Iowa violate any conference rules between the date of your res- gnation and-its suspension?" asked Walker. . "Yes, I think so," answered Belt- 3g, "but I don't care to go into hat in 1 public, it wasn't the cause f the expulsion." Denies Invitation Walker tried to show that E. H. Lauer, who succeeded 'Belting' as athletic director,, invited Belting to attend the Big Ten meeting at Chicago. Belting denied this mitted that Lauer apparently took it for granted he "would assist him. "You weren't interested in saving Iowa until you learned you were being 1 blamed, were you?" asked Walker. ' . . '"How was I to know there was going to be an ouster.?" countered Belting. He retracted his statement of yesterday that he could have prevented the expulsion and said, "I ing the cross-examination he .appeared on the verge of tears. ' Thinks It Disaster /'Your complaint Is that the university demanded your resignation which you seemed to -. think was a disaster to the athletic -department?" Walker Inquired. Belting said the circumstances of his resignation and the ouster were involved. He denied that he told faculty members after he was deposed that he would wreck the university. .. · " "What .chance has -one mail got against, ah institution?" he asked Walker inquired whether, In'view of the fact that he had remained silent for so long, Belting still was surprised that many people considered him responsible for the ouster. He said he was, and "repeated his^ charges that, university officials had stood in his way of getting employment, i - · J Morale Is Gone : Belting charged that since-his departure there has been no morale or enthusiasm among the'Iowa coaches ind that they are remaining only until they get new jobs: -Walker attempted to tear down his statement that until he came to the university, in 1924 Iowa had no good Big Ten schedules. : Belting had stated previously that he·. could frame the best schedules in the conference. ' ' " ; ·" ,,;. , .' Walker read, the'list of football, games. Iowa playe'd for the four' years' before Belting was employed and pointed out that in 1921 and 1922 the school had \von every contest. Belting denied that the success of Coach Howard Jones' "teams might have been partially responsible for high gate' receipts in succeeding years and' claimed that many of Iowa's troubles came from Jones' regime. ' , " : ', ; MASON CTT ( Y GLOBE-GAZETTE IN THE RADIO WORLD (Time is .central standard thruouti NEW YORK, March 12. U- Radlo is planning to add, another vehicle to carry the voices of stage and screen·,, stars. · . Starting - March 2o, a weekly series opens on WABC and 46 stations in which outstanding entertainers from ; Broadway and. the screen are to, go before the microphone . with Ted; Busing as master of ceremonies. , ·-., ' Stars already obtained: for the programs include Belle Baker, Ruth Ktting, Grace Hayes;"Ginger Rogers, Beth Challis, tee Morse, b'bro- thea James, Claudette Colbert, Nan Halperin, Billie Burke, Gertrude Lawrence, Evelyn Hoey, Catherine Fields and-AUeen Stanley. Freddie Rich's orchestra will play. The time is 10 p. m. . . "· . MARCH 13 1931 Sir George Hubert Wilkins, Arctic explorer,: is expected to tell of plans for his proposed trip in' i submarine under the North pole in an interview with .Grautland Rice on WEAF and network March 18 at 9:30 p. m. ; The guest lartist of the WJZ pleasure hour-next'Wednesday is to be May Ques'telle; impersonator of radio'and .stage'stars. "FALSEHOOD," CLAIM uuc uuuy ia reinAtu ana rested ana vemea me expulsion and said, "I this weekend method is .particu-. don't know of anything that could larlV VallinhtA tn fnllro TTrVin H/\T'*- hn^ra e a i rn |4 Tn*».« TJt At. _ -._! n _ . larly valuable to folks who don't want/to lose time thru the week. - · You can purchase Allenru from Huxtable Drug Co., \or any progressive druggist in America--a large 8 ounce bottle 85 cents--and money back if it doesn't do as advertised. - have saved Iowa. If the university thinks I could swing the conference, why didn't they keep me?" Belting repeatedly complained that the university had "double crossed and railroaded" him. "They looked at me at Iowa City just like a criminal," he said. At times dur- A POWERFUL SUIT COLLECTION... THAT DOMINATES.. FOR DOWN RIGHT DOLLAR FOR DOLLAR VALUE... Colorful Patterns that are different. Styles that are new. Selections are complete with sizes for all. Smart snappy models for young men . . . the more conservative styles for men . . .at Lafner's you can select the type of suit that becomes you at the kind of price you wish to pay. Kuppehhiemer . . . Kingsley $22-50 Testifying late Thursday afternoon, Dr. Paul E. Belting, former Iowa director of athletics, had the following to say: _ "Don't misunderstand, I don't make any charge of graft, but everybody wanted to. sell us something. I didn't have much to buy; that wasn't my prerogative to buy things. One of the members of the athletic. council, Earl'Hall, called ine up and said Mason City'people wanted to sell the cement if or the university stadium. I said, 'That isn't in my jurisdiction, that is up to the contractor.' He said that some of these people had interviewed the governor and they had asked him' to look after it or see about it I told him that the contractor bought the cement and had bought it in Des Moines." tetter Sent to Carroll.' Actuated by the claim made in this story by Mr. Belting, Mr. Hal! Friday dispatched the following communication to' Senator H. B. Carroll, chairman of the legislative committee: ' ., ,z "Testifying'before iypur commit^ tee" Thursday, PauT E."i Belting? for-' mer director''of'athletics'at Iowa,' charged that 'one of the members of the athletic council, Earl Hall, called-me up and said Mason City people wanted to sell the cement to the university for the stadium.' , ''That statement is false both as to - fact and inference and I hereby request that I either be given an opportunity to present in person to your. committee a corroborated statement of fact concerning the incident to which Mr. Belting has referred or that a. copy of, my statement made to the Cedar Rapids Gazette In answer to its item detailing the Belting falsehood be made a part of the records in your hearing. "This I ask as a matter of ordinary fairness. I await your pleasure as to the request.'. 1 " MASON CITY, !A. BILL FOR PLANT FAILS IN HOUSE (Continued From Page I). that it was giving up the state rights, in which he was joined by Representative' C. E. Malone, Cass. Representative L. M-. Forsllng of Woodbury county said he considered passage of the bill would be "an ill-considered step." He declared there was a dispute as to its worth for flood prevention, that it would set a precedent for such development, and that "the biggest mistake! this ciuntry has made has been letting 'the sources of power get out of the hands of the nation and states." · Representative A. H. Avery, Clay, and W. M. Short, Woodbury, attacked the measure from the' financial viewpoint. Voting for the. bill were representatives Allen, Balr, Craven, Davis, Jrake of Keokuk, Drake of Musca- Une, Fabritz, Figgins, Garrett, Gissel, Greene, Hanson of Scott, Hook, Hunt, Johnson, of Marion, ..Kern, Matthews, MiUhone, Orr, Pattlson, Peaco, Ratias, Rutledge, Simmer, Stanzel, Tamisea, Tepaske and Whiting. Sterilization Bill. A bill providing foe the sterilization defectives in state Institutions was introduced by Representative Ed Brown, Bolk. The superintendents of the state's mental hospitals would recommend such an operation to the board of control which would Issue an order. Right of appeal would be given after issuance of the order. /' The senate adopted the Greene- McAuley and Johnson of Marion oill, providing public utility plan£s jhall be assessed by the state board of · assessments and review. The /ate was 44 to 0. The bill to consolidate the office of budget director and the state board of assessment and review was introduced today by the departmental affairs committee. SUSPECTS HELD IN GIRL'S DEATH Efforts Increased-to Find \ slayer of Virginia Brooks, 10. , SAN DIEGO, Cal., .March 13. UP) --With two suspects held in widely separated cities ana crlmmologlsts arriving from Sacramento; and · Los Angeles; officers today increased their efforts to find the slayer of 10 year old Virginia Brooks. The shop' in which a tire on the killer's automobile had been re- treaded was found and an effort was being made to trace all tires handled recently by-the saop. .The design used checked with;a plaster cast made of an imprint at Camp Kearney Mesa, where the school girl's dismembered body was found in a sack Tuesday. , : · .. Jerry V L. Davis, 21, sheepherder, sentenced at Salinas; Cal., for burglary, .was questioned closely after he had urged his speedy transfer to San Quentin prison. A lock.of his hair was forwarded here for comparison with strands found in Virginia's left hand. Gerald Davidson, 60, waa rearrested in Oklahoma City after off i- eers'here asked ·'comparison.of his ,fihgerprint3~with. thfise "of Gerald Dorsei, a suspect'iu the girl slaying. Police there reported the. fingerprint classification was the same and descriptions'of the prisoner and Dorsei were similar. SECOND FRIDAY 13TH OF YEAR COMES BUT IT'S "NOT SO BAD" VfEW YORK, March 13. .... This'is the second Friday the thir teenth of 1931 and another will be along in November. · For hundreds of years Friday has been considered a hoodoo, and the same is true of tne thirteenth. When they both .fall on one day, superstitious people throw up their hands in horror. But history -records good things have happened on these days as well as ill. ' . . Here are some events that befell on Friday: Columbus set sail, "sighted land, started back to Spain and, returning, discovered the mainland, all on Fridays; John Cabot started his journey of discovery; the declaration of Independence"- was sjgned; Cornwallls surrendered; MelencJez founded St. Augustine;-.the .Mayflower made land; the .first emigrants reached Plymouth" Rock; the airplane Bremen flew'the' Atlantic; Shakespeare, Napoleon, Bismarck. Disraeli and Washington were born; the battle of Waterloo" was fought; Joan of Arc was burned: Lincoln and Caesar were assassinated. As for the thirteenth. . The national anthem was born; American troops took 'St. Mihlel: Richard Wagner, who had 13 letters in his name, was born'in 1813,'composed 13 famous operas, presented the first on March 13, and died on Feb. 13. France's Smallest Conscript. RBNNES, France, March 13. P)--Henri Payson, 20, claims to be the smelliest eoncript in the 1831 class of the French army. He^is 4 feet, 5 inches tall. TAKE NO CHANGES COLDS . Concern advertises the perfect bridge lamp. Must be light enough to see by and too heavy to throw.-Dallas News. HILL'S 4-in-l WAY Dangerous to let a COLD hang on. Stop it in a hurry with HILL'S .CASCARA QUININE. Take two tiny tablets now, follow directions and IN A DAY the four medicinal agents compounded into each HILL'S tablet will break up that cold, make you feel fine . . . or druggist will refund your money. Avoid substitutes. DEMAND THE RED BOX AGAINST WALKER Clergyman Accuses Mayo of "Incompetence, Gross Neglect." NEW YORK; March 13. UP--John Haynes Holmes, clergyman and chairman of the city affairs committee, a citizen's organization,: announced today he would'file with ·Governor Roosevelt specific charges against.. Mayor Walker, involving incompetence, gross neglect and fa- difference to the welfare of the Rabbi Stephen S.-Wise, vice chairman of the committee, said he favored waiting-: until the mayor returned, from California- and that a decision would be made by the committee today. Newspapers predicted the charges would'be .filed at once A committee of the directors of the Qreate New,York Federation of .Churches, representing 475,000 members-in seven protestant denominations, has adopted a resolution ^demanding a non-partisan, city-wide investigation "that shall reveal both tfcyinnocent and the guilty." Copies were/sent to Governor Roosevelt and members of ;the legislature. The revelations, of ; the past, few weeks .concerning the conditions that obtain in this M city have shocked the moral sense of the community" the resolution read. "There have multiplied' charges of crime which have'gone unpunished, or graft and bribery found even among those sworn faithfully to administer our laws and of wide-pread civic corruption which have undermined the confldenc e of the p eople." Sweden Expects to Take Part in World's Fair STOCKHOLM, .March 13. (m~ Sweden's participation in the Chicago centenary exposition in 1933 has been, recommended by a royal board- of trade committee which has asked the government for appropriations of $335,000. Hartshorn, Lord Privy Seal Since 1930, Dead MAESTOG, Wales,.March 13. JP Vernon Hartshorn, 59, lord privy -seal since 1930.and.formerly president of the South--Wales Miners' federation, dropped dead at his home here today. , He was M. P. from the Ogmore division of Gla- morganshire since 1918, and held other governmental posts. Youth Faces Sentence . s - for Murder Attempt CEDAR RAPiDS,,March 13. UP) --Sentence was expected to be passed today on Elmer Clark, 21, convicted by a district court jury on a charge of attempted murder A'year ago it was alleged Clark entered the home of Mrs. George Swab, beat her unconscious and then turned on the gas jets. Tne woman recovered in time to crawl to the opeij air. Clark recently finished a prison term in Nebraska. Great men seem to have little in common except that all of them ooked simple 'in early portraits. Cedar Rapids Gazette. Parents to Take Home Runaway Boone Youths · CEDAR RAPIDS, March '13. un --The parents of Ralph Boyvey, 17, and Frank Lorentzen, 15, both of Boone, were expected to come here to take their sons into custody. The boys left home Wednesday but Were apprehended by local police. Snowden With Cystitis Passes Very Bad Night TILFdRD, Eng., March 13. UP^ Philip Snowden, British chancellor of the exchequer, passed a very bad night and was 'not well today. He is suffering with cystitis and. a minor operation is contemplated; What A Skinny Girl You Are Mabel r Don't embarrass your "friends ar, 'ourself.wlth your poor, skinny an; mic appearance. Put red blood an nep into your veins, add flesh an ill out those. curves ,so' necessar or 1931's faahion decreei Men, ten an now become-robust and forct; ul without spending all their Urn. in exercise. The I. S. Johnson Lab- ratories. Pharmacists, for over 110 ears, have ^discovered that Vitamins B, C and D when added to certain other ingredients' create a chemical condition in your body that adds pep and weight. These are combined in Vitalex tablets- easy to take; Purchase a package today. At Brady Drug: Co., 103 No. Federal. Pfione 198. Panamalac x · . more important than ever for Spring^ and not so expensive $5 to $10 ftlail W O M E N S OUTFITTERS 101 NORTH FEDERAL, MASON CITY · , ' . i Announcing the Opening of -' L A W N SECTION I -IN- Memorial Park " THE CEMETERY BEAUTIFUL" This is one of the most desirable sections in the cemetery '. . . situated just adjacent to the Clear Lake highway. It is all its name implies . . . a beautiful lawn. t ' · , ' » - Here Is the Greatest Opportunity Ever Offered by the Management. . . Beginning Sunday, March 15th and fo^ a limited time only, four grave lots at a price of nis . ·" Liberal Terms -- - x ' ·"""" ' · You may buy these lots on terms to suit your convenience, extending over a two-year period. A sub-. . _stantial discount for cash. Buy now and save. Over Seven Hundred Lot . ' Owners -- This fact provjes the popularity of Memorial Park and the faith people have in the stability of this , - enterprise, which affords the best that can be had for residents of Mason City and vicinity. ·j " * J . Drive Out -- and visit this beautiful New Section . . . or phone 172 and our representative will take you out . . . ' · without any obligation to you. ' Memorial Park Cemetery and Mausoleum Company Room 435, M. B. A. Building Phone 172 "Mason City, Iowa V I 1

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