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MASON 'CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MONDAY, MARCH 13, 1939 T was borne on a portable chair in solemn procession into the basilica. In the vast throng were princes and paupers, diplomats and laborers, aristocrats and scrub women, bound by common adoration as they knelt on the cobble- mile away, i stones of St. Peter's square to hail St. Peter's, the crowning of a new holy father. Places Crown on Head The cardinal deacon of the church, Camillo Caccia-Dominioni, placed the crown with the 146 precious stones upon the head of the new pope, slowiy pronouncing in Latin. "I bestow upon you the tiara adorned by three crowns; let it ..fce known by you that you are the father of princes and kings, rector of the entire world, vicar .of Our-Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to Whom all honor and glory forever and forever is due, amen." The throng below knelt as one person in silence broken only by the bells of St. Peter's pealing the tidings to the world as the crown was placed upon the head of Pius XII. Then, as though by signal, there was a tumult of cheering thai lasted nearly two minutes. Imparts Benediction The spiritual father of one-sixth o£ the world's people rose from his golden throne, leaned across the papal white and yellow draping of the balcony and with his left hand--the emerald-studded ring of his office glittering--made the sign of the cross. The crowd again dropped to its knees. Slowly the pope imparted the benediction of "urbi et orbi"--to the city and to the world. He remained standing for four minutes acknowledging the cheers of the faithful, then retired at 1:08 j p. m. 1o the Vatican apartments where he continued his 24-hour fast of humility which began at midnight Saturday. 40 Nations Represented Witnessing Sunday's ceremonies inside St Peter's and later in the square outside were the representatives of the presidents, kings and dictators of 40 nations, including U. S. Ambassador to London Joseph P. Kennedy and his family. The prince of Piedmont represented King Victor Emmanuel of Italy. Count Galeazzo Ciano, Italian, foreign minister, represented his father-in-]aw, Premier Benito Mussolini. Five of the 6i cardinals of the s,acred college, who unanimously chose Eugenio Cardinal Pacelli as 262nd pontiff, were unable to attend because of illness, but the three American Cardinals participated in the ritual which lackec seven minutes of five hours--from 8:15 a. m., when the pope left the Apostolic palace, until 1:08 when he disappeared from the balcony. Sunday's ceremony marked the first time that a papal coronation was broadcast to the world ty radio, bringing it to all of the 335,- r 000,000 devout who might wish t hear the blessing of their spiritua father. The broadcast was mad over the Vatican's own radio station and related by a world-wide hookup. First Aid Stations Busy The long and involved ceremony was conducted smoothly despiti the crush of thousands both inside and outside St. Peter's, the age o the officiating cardinals and th delicate questions of protocol in volved. Four hospital tents outside th Taasilica and one first-aid static: in a corner of the nave itself wer kept busy, however, attending t people who collapsed. More than score fainted during the ceremony Order inside the basilica w. maintained by the Vatican nobl guards, the Swiss guards and th Palantine guards. Outside, in th square and along the broad stree leading to the Tiber, 10,000 Ita ian troops in full war kit and 1,0( Carabinieri were on duty to kee the crowds in order. The crowd in St. Peter's circu ar square and along the piazza San Fietro and other avenues eading to it was the largest ever to gather before the mother church. Long before the ceremony started an enormous crowd gathered in Risorgimento Square a mile away, awaiting admittance to Peter's. Doors Opened by Guards The doors of St. Peter's were swung open at 6 a. m., (midnight Saturday EST) by Swiss guards to admit the 55,000 persons holding tickets t,o wooden stands erected within the cathedral for the solemn high mass leading up to the actual crowning. By 7:30 at least 40,000 of the ticket holders had entered. The first people were admitted to the square at 9 a. m., 15,000 of them flooding in during the first 10 minutes. Within an hour half-million devout were in the square. Extraordinary tickets to the square, although marked "gratis," sold for as much as 530. When the pontiff left the first floor of the Apostolic palace at 8:15 for the Vestment hall he was accompanied by a retinue o] priests, lay leaders, members o] the household and noble guards At the Vestment hall, beyond the view of the waiting throng, the pontiff was greeted by the mem- ers of the sacred college of Car- nals. Officials Pay Homage He immediately changed into s vestments, a stole, a short red- old mantle and the precious mitre hich later was exchanged for the rown. In the Vestment hall the offi- a!s of the church paid homage to im who was about to be crowned hrist's vicar on earth. At 8:33 the pope seated himself the gestatorial chair and, anked by the prelates and Swiss uards, began the coronation pro- ession to the atrium of St. Peter's s the famous Sistine choir sang. On each side of the gestatorial lair secret chamberlains of the apal household carried flabellae, arge semi-circular fans with pea- ock and ostrich feathers. The hair was borne high by eight shers garbed in brilliant red damask uniforms. Fanfare Announces Arrival . The "pontiff was sheltered by a iiken canopy carried on poles by members of the Segnatura Tri- 'Unale. The procession entered St. Petr's at 8:55. The noise of the rowds outside penetrated the vast athedral as the sedia gestatoria vas borne to a small throne before he holy door of the atrium while a fanfare of silver trumpets announced the arrival of the pope. Svery detail of the rich ceremony vas carried to the crowds outside y loud speakers. The pope, stepping firmly and iolemnly, left the gestatorial chair md mounted the throne to receive he first act of adoration from the 150 canons of St. Peter's. They were led by the dean of the chap- :er who knelt and kissed the cross embroidered on the slipper of the jope's right foot and then kissed lis right hand. Members of the chapter pros- rated themselves on the marble 'loor in the order of their rank to kiss the slippered foot of the pope. The Sistine choir's hymn "Tu Es Pctrus" (Thou Art Peter) was almost drowned out by the loud cheers that greeted the pontiff as rode in splendor into the midst of the throngs. Viva il Papa!" the crowd roared. Is Carried to Altar "Viva Papa Romano!" added Romans in the throng, joyful over the coronation of a Homan-born pontiff. As he was carried slo\v]y toward the confessional altar of the hall of benediction the pontiff received a swelling, spontaneous ovation. The procession halted first just inside the door and a chamberlain holding out a small handful of burning flax at the end of a silver stick approached the pontiff, knelt and proclaimed "Pater Sancte, sic transit gloria mundi" ("Holy Father, thus passes the glory of Lhe world) as a reminder of the fleetness of earthly glory. Ritual Is Repeated The same ritual was repeated before the sacred bronze statue of St. Peter, first pope of the Holy Roman church. The big toe of the statue has been almost worn away by the reverent touches and kisses of millions of the faithful through the years. The last burning of the flax occurred before the altar itself. As he approached the altar for confession at 10:20 a. m., the pope raised his hand in blessing to the crowd, smiling benevolently. He appeared tired. Before the confession the pontiff sat for two minutes on the silk and velvet throne with its sashes of gold, receiving the adoration of the cardinals, bishops and abbots. Moves Toward Altar Then, removing the mitre from his head, he walked up the altar steps over a red carpet that was the gift of the Emperor Bonaparte and moved toward the altar with its 100 flickering tapers in candelabra made by Benvenutp Cellini. He began the mass with a confession of humility, admitting that he was a sinner and calling upon the devout to pray for him. The mitre was returned to his head by the sub-deacon and again he mounted the gcstatorial chair alongside the altar. Then, to the low Intoning of a hymn by a choir of Benedictine monks, ha returned to the altar for confession, after bathed his hands water presented to which he basin o: him by a Air lYa Listenin? COLUMBIA BROADCASTING SYSTEM NETWORK 1310 KILOCYCLES princely assistant to the throne. Serves Communion Solemn high mass followed, climaxed when the 262nd pope served himself communion in front of the throne, knelt, beat his hands on his chest humbly and recited "I am unworthy of you . . ." The mass ended at 12:25, followed by a benediction and the discharging of the vestments of the mass. The procession made its way slowly out of the hall, passing under the atrium and mounting the royal stars to the Vatican apartments where the pontiff waited until the faithful inside he basilica could move slowly into the square to witness the actual coronation. A French prelate, Pierre Cardinal Gerlier, Archbishop of Lyon, officiated at the coronation mass. The pope, surrounded by the Cardinals of the church, appeared on the central balcony of St. Peter's a few minutes after 1 o'clock. The cheers that went up were stilled only when several cardinals held up their hands for silence. After a brief prayer, the cardinal deacon approached the gold- draped throne, removed the mitre from Pius XII's head and placed the triple crown upon it. Shortly before the pontiffs appearance on the balcony the crowds in the square momentarily got out of control, rushed toward the cathedral and broke down several wooden barricades. The heavy units of Italian infantry quickly restored order, however. Chamber of Commerce quartet on KGLO Monday from 9:15 to 9:30 p. m. Left to right: Larry Reardon, Jim Archie, J. J. Fitzgerald and Chuck Dalin. Ralph Geer is accompanist for the singers. (Lock photo, Kayenay emjravine.) H. H. TELLIN' YA: There'll be harmony on the KGLO airlanes Monday evening at 9:15 when the up and coming quartet, representing the Mason City Chamber of Commerce, holds forth for a 15 minute out-pouring of melody favorities, old and new. : : ·¥· « « » ^ Actress With Cantor Ethel Barrymore, who recently rounded out 45 years on the stage, is to swap quips with Eddie Ca n t o r ion the Caravan program o v e r KGLO Monday from 9:30 to 10 p. m. The veteran actress, starring i 11 "W h i t e Oaks" in Los Angeles, will be speeded f r o m the CBS playhouse there to t h e t h e a t e r while the curtain is held for ETHEL BARRYMORE her. C a n t o r has instructed h troupe to' be in their best form, so Ethel may meet a Tartar in the Mad Russian (Bert Gordon) and another in Mr. Guffy (Sid Fields). Songs by Kay St. Germain and announcer Bert Parks and dance arrangements by Edgar Fairchild's Orchestra complete the half-hour. Double Troubles Mark Life for Clarksville Man CLARKSVTLLE -- T r o u b l e s don't come singly for Peter Hinder of Clarksville. He recently lost several fingers when they were caught in a rock crusher on which he was working. Last week he was released from the hospital, his hand still bandaged. Sunday night he was repairing a tire on his car near the Dave Wilcox corner when he was struck by a hit and run driver. Attention! BOOT* BALANCE *TEST K X SpeeW feprnentotm fan. *· foot and Sine lemrdi Q»port- Spot Shoos, wi W o» OK stoK Tuesday, March 14 Through Saturday, March 18 Jha Special Kcptcieittatn* k trained m FOOT BALANCE AND SHOE FfTTING and wiH 9 rre T« variable mien-motion en four sine fitting' problems and yow foot comfort. THIS SERVKE B M3O- LUTH.Y F«£. No natter kmr navy ftfmyi jot hove tried or bow manr ycc?s 70* hato been » search of foot comfort, WE 5INCEREUY BELIEVE "THAT WE CAN HELP SOW ijT-^OUR FOOT PROBLEM. J®;rELL A FOOT-SUFFERW6 reiEND ABOUT THIS BNUSUAL DEMONSTRATIOH Shoes 10,1 NORTH FEDERAL Net result: One other injuries, and broken another leg, trip to the Waverly hospital by ambulance. Strike Continues at Morse Produce Plant The strike at the E. G. Morse produce plant here continued Monday after an altercation Sunday evening which resulted from running of the picket line by Harry Sondergaard, plant superintendent, and a watchman brought by him from Thornton. Police officers helped to settle the disagreement and later a number of the pickets were withdrawn by Wayne W. Elliott, business agent of the PWOC. Two officers on duty at the plant Monday reported that conditions were quiet although two men ran the picket line during the morning in a taxicab. AUNT HET By Robert Quillen "Julia liad her nerve to call the fourth-grade children bad-mannered. If I had to listen to that woman give a talk on flower- culture, I'd squirm, too." Monday P. M. 5:15 Singin' Sam, Coca Cola 5:30 The Lone Ranger, Plaff Baking Company 6:00 News ot the Nation, P. G. and E. 6:05 Sons of the Pioneers, Poultry Tribune 6:15 Jim Woods' Sports Camera 6:30 The Chicagoans, CBS 7:00 News of the World, United Home Bank 7:05 North Iowa Forum, Paul Hetzel 7:15 The Town Crier 7:30 The Rural Roundtable 8:00 News 8:15 Music for Men, U. E. I. 8:30 Tropical Moods , 8:45 Old Refrains i 9:00 3 O'clock Tempos ' 9:15 Chamber of C o m m e r c e Quartet 9:30 Eddie Cantors Camel Caravan, Camel Cigarets, CBS 10:00 Evening News Roundup by Pat Patterson 10:15 Sammy Kaye's Orchestra, CBS 10:30 Cab Galloway's Orchestra, CBS 11:00 Clyde Lucas' Orchestra", CBS 11:30 Henry King's Orchestra, CBS Tuesday, March 14 K:00 Alarm Clock Hour 6:45 Morning News Roundup 7:00 Time and Tunes, First National Bank 7:15 Burroughs A. Waltrip, Radio Chapel 7:30 Home Folks Frolic, Iowa Master Breeders 7:45 The Musical Clock. Merkel's 8:00 Sunny Melodies, CBS 8:15 Today in Osage, Osage Merchants 8:45 Musical-Clock, Nash Coffee Company 9:00 Pretty Kitty Kelly, Wonder Bread, CBS 9:15 Clear Lake on the Air, Clear Lake Merchants 9:30 Musical Workshop, Innes Department Store 9:45 Charles City on the Air, Charles City Merchants 10:00 Melody Time, Mier Woli and Sons 10:15 The Parade ot Bands 10:30 The Morning Concert, Vance Music Company 10:45 Church in the Wild wood, Marshall and Swift 11:00 Home Town News, Iowa Shoe Brokerage 11:15 Mystery Melody Game 11:30 Markets 11:45 American Family Robinson 12:00 Mid-day Review 12:30 Front Page News by Pat Patterson, I n t e r n a t i o n a l Harvester Company 12:45 Hank Hook on the Street, Pritchard Motor Company 1:00 Milton Charles, CBS 1:15 The Town Crier 1:30 The American School o£ the Air, CBS 2:00 Columbia Concert Hall, CBS 2:30 The Story of a Song, CBS 3:00 T o d a y's Devotional, The Rev. C. B. Calhoun 3:15 Al Bernard's Merry Minstrels, CBS 3:45 Music Without End, CBS 4:00 Current Questions Before the Senate, CBS 4:15 Columbia Concert Orchestra, CBS 4:45 The Mail Bag 5:15 Singin' Sam. Coca-Cola 5:30 Uncle Nick's Junior Music Hall 6:00 News of the Nation, P. G. and E. 6;05 Sons of the Pioneers, Poultry Tribune 6:15 Jim Woods' Sports Camera 6:30 Navy News 6:35 Stop and Listen 7:00 News of the World, United Home Bank 7:05 North Iowa Forum, Earl Hill, Albert Lea 7:15 The Town Crier 7:30 Emil and His Commanders 8:00 News 8:15 Music for Men, Utilities Engineering Institute 8:30 Benny Goodman's Swing School, Camel Cigarets, CBS 9:00 Barn Dance 10:00 Evening News Roundup 10:15 Harry James' Orchestra, CBS i 10:30 Wayne King's Orchestra, CBS 11:00 Sammy Kaye's Orchestra, CBS 10:30 Dick Stabile's Orchestra, CBS 12:00 Sign Off Testing of owa Autos s Advised DES MOINES, (If)--Compulsory esling of all motor vehicles on a :atewide basis was recommended Monday by the Iowa state plan- ing board's "subcommittee on ighway safety. Other recommendations includ- d transfer of truck inspectors to highway patrol and substitu- on of "reasonable speed restric- lons in and through the suburban reas of incorporated places" for he present "illogical requirements." W. Earl Hall of Mason City, resident of the state safety coun- il, headed the planning board's ubcommittee on highway safety. \. B. Kittredge of Iowa City, Mark ilorris of Ames and Robert E. O'Brian of Des Moines were other members of the group. j Would Extend Warnings "In the attempt to discover areas in the field of highway afety endeavor as yet unoccupied y any other agency or organiza- ion," the report said, "the subcommittee came upon one item to which it devoted considerable attention--the extension of the use of warning signs to the country ;runk and improved local county roads of the state. '·Other · than this, the subcommittee found little of merit with respect to highway safety that has 3een omitted or overlooked by the group of, agencies and organizations concerned with this work." The report suggested that the erection of such signs could be accomplished through WPA road projects already established in 85 counties. The WPA also could prepare the signs through an antici- Believe Boy Killed Himself for Damage to Door of Garage HILL, VALLEY, Cal., (IP)--Nobody knows for sure why Robert Anderson, 16, killed himself, but Deputy' Coroner Robert Russell said Monday it was his guess that the boy inhaled carbon monoxide gas in atonement for $3 damage to a garage door. Robert recently found a home with Mr. and Mrs. Carl Priest of Mill Valley after years spent in an orphanage. He was discovered dead in a car in Priest's garage early Sunday. Loosened boards showed the garage door had been bumped by the car, Russell said. Nails and a hammer nearby mutely testified to the youth's attempts at repairing the damage. "I guess he tried to operate the car, damaged the door and was afraid of losing his new home as punishment," Russell said. pated "warehouse" project, subcommittee found. Urge Accepting: Tests the Rural Roundtable "State Institutions vs. Local Care of the Insane." That's the question for discussion on the Rural Roundtable over KGLO Monday from 7:30 to 8 p. m., a question which has been ^drawing increasing attention in legislative and other circles. Considering the merits of both propositions on the program Monday evening will be Pat McGuire, steward of the Cerro Gordo county farm; C. E. Wells, Clear Lake businessman who has made the study of this question sort of a hobby; Dr. R. E. Brisbine, physician for the county insanity commission; A. N. Steil, farmer serving on the grand jury; County Attorney Charles Barlow; Shirley Stanfield of Clear Lake, chairman of the Farm Bureau's committee to investigate this problem; and R. M. Hall, prominent farm leader, who will preside. The Chicagoans Another half hour of musical pleasure by the Chicagoans, featuring the songs of Shirley Sadler, is booked for KGLO Monday at 6:30 p. m. V « $ Forum Speaker "Statutory provision should be made by the acceptance of scientific tests for intoxication and presence of alcohol in the human body," the committee declared. The suggested legislative program also included: Revision of the present statutes referring to operation of motor vehicles' by drivers while in an intoxicated condition by substituting the words "under the influence of alcoholic liquors" for the words "in an intoxicated condition." Favor Speed Zone Provision for the extension of [he speed zone principle of present statutes to include authorization for the establishment of speed restrictions on those roads or such parts of roads as may be deemed necessary after investigation to require such treatment. {The present law limits such speed zoning to intersections and relatively short sections of highway.) Provision for extending requirements for physical and optical examinations for obtaining operator's license to include periodic examinations for retaining the license. Provision for the control of signs using red illumination in areas where red lights are an authorized danger signal. ^ REDS IN SPANISH POSTS REMOVED Defense Council Is Seeking Peace With Franco Nationalists MADRID, (if) -- The defens council, as a precondition to seek ing peace with nationalists, re moved communists from civi positions Monday to consolidate military victory over them. The council announced Sunda; night that it had crushed militar; units of the party and had wipe' out the six-day, revolt of the com munists against the peace policie of General Jose Miaja, head of the council government. Many in Hiding: The number of casualties suffered by communist soldiers was not known but was said to be FORMER DAIRY OPERATOR DIES Rites on Wednesday : for Buffalo Center Man, Victim of Flu -"; BUFFALO CENTER--Funeral ervices will be conducted Wed- .esday afternoon at the Baptist church for John Fredrichs, 77, vho died Saturday afternoon of jronchial oneumonia and flu at lis home here. The Rev. Peter 'eters will officate. Mr. Fredrichs was born in Germany and came to this country in 1884. He operated a dairy here 'or many years, retiring several years ago. He was preceded in death by his wife five years ago. Surviving are 12 children, Mrs. Sam Weaver, Mrs. John Ostedahl, Ruby, o£ Buffalo Center, Mrs. ,P. J. Bor- - weiler of Fort Dodge, Mrs. .William Hamilton, Mrs. MaryKleindl and Mrs. Ronald Higbee of Rock- · ford, 111., and Ted, Lambert, Emil, Frank, and John, Jr., all of Buffalo Center. Boy Feeding Zebra Loses Middle Finger NEW ORLEANS, (X--Eleven year old Floyd Dugas watched an attendant feed grass to a zebra at the zoo, then he plucked a handful and held it out to the animal. In addition to the grass, the zebra munched off the middle finger oE Floyd's hand. great. Miaja's minister of interior, Kidneys Musi Clean Out Acids Excess Acids End poisonous wastes In. your blood are remove d chiefly thru 9 million tiny dellcle Kidney tubes or filters-. And functional disorders ol the Kidneys or Bladder may cause Getting Up Nisbts, Nervousness, ircles Un men of other parties. It was understood Pains, Ci , nder Eyes, Dizziness, Wenceslao Carillo, ordered Madrid municipal communists removed from office and replaced by that many communists hunted by the council military were in hiding. Some sought refuge in foreign embassies and legations. 2 Leaders Captured The government reported two chief leaders of the revolt were captured: Lieut. Col, Francisco Bueno, former commander of the second army corps, with his general staff, at Ciudad Lineal, five miles east of Madrid, and Lieut. Col. Jose Barcelo, former commander of the first army corps, at La Pedriza, in the Guadarrama mountains north, of Madrid. . The last communist stronghold in Madrid fell Sunday when Miaja's troops followed up a 15 minute artillery bombardment with an assault on the unfinished government offices at the top of Castellana avenue. , , , Backache, Svrollen Ankles, or Burning Passages. Help your kidneys purify your blood wltli Cyatex. Usually the very first dose ..... your kidneys clean out excess starts helping 3 _ acids, and this soon i t make you leel like . _ . . may i ,, new. Under the money-basic guarantee Cys- lex must satisfy completely or cost nothing. Get Cystex (slss-tcx) today. Only 3c a doio at druggists. The guarantee protects you. in S DIES DRIVING HEARSE CANTON, Mass., (U,R) -- James McDowell collapsed and died while driving a hearse in a funeral cortege Sunday. AT 8:OO P.M. EACH MON. NIGHT AND H E A R M EWS COMMENTATOR AND HIS ALL G I R L ORCHESTRA DURING THE* . "BETTER LIGHT-BETTER SIGHT Hu/iofCka/uri O V E R T H E B E D N E T W O R K OF N.B.C Better Paul Hetzel, supervisor ot Mason City's WPA recreation program, will appear on the North Iowa Forum over KGLO Monday from 7:05 to 7:15 p. m. His subject: "Looking Ahead In the WPA Recreation Program." A COOKING service that gives the guarantee successful results . . . free from worry, guesswork and failures. The modern Universal Gas Range eliminates in their entirety the need of special cooking processes and utensils. It places cooking on a plane of absolute simplicity and certainty. It gives more healthful, more palatable and more flavorsome foods with the minimum of time and attention f r o m the Homemaker. It guarantees uniform, successful cooking results. Safe Driving Award Winner Doubts Public ST. LOUIS, (.P)-- Harry Borchers is a man you'd like to meet driving down the road--but he doesn't have much faith in you. Accepting an award for driving 375,000 miles in 22 years without an accident, Borchers said: "I'd rather be a live pessimist than a dead optimist." SEEKS GAS FRANCHISE W A V E R L Y . Iff)--The Iowa Public Service company wilt seek a franchise for continuing the sale o£ gas in Waverly at an election planned for April or May. The company has been operating without a franchise for the last four years, $ 5 DOWN! Balance Easy Terms Trade in Your Old Stove on a New Range Today! \lMrrie Van Hess Co 20-22 EAST STATE STREET P H O N E 17

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