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March 15, 1939

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cial train sped toward Dresden and thence toward Prague. Facts Are Listed Government-spokesmen made it plain, however, that the following facts must be recognized as irrevocable: f 1. Hacha has ceased to be president. Hitler will work in close co-operation with him, however, for the liquidation of the Czech state. 2. The Czech army has ceased to exist. As a gesture of chivalry, however, Czech officers were permitted to keep their sabers and side-arms, and were not compelled to hand them over to German occupation officers. 3. The Czechs and Moravians will be conceded full cultural autonomy. They will be allowed to continue the use of their language, to have their own schools .and tc preserve their national customs and costumes. ···"· ··"\Viir Fly'Swastika' ·' .4. They will fly the nazi swastika as their flag; but on festive occasions they may also ily their ancient Bohemian and Moravian local flags. . . 5. Their passports will be German but possibly with a notation indicating that the "holder is a Czech, by. "folkdom." Foreign legations in Prague will be changed to consulates. ·f 6.'.As Bohemia and Moravia are now;. part of ' greater Germany, obviously German money, German postage stamps, German regulations for imports and exports will obtain. 7." Insofar as possible local government will be in the hands of Bohemians and Moravians. Can't Join Nail Army 8. Existing commercial agreements with oth'er nations will be handled- in the same manner as was done in the case of Austria and Sudetenland--by m u t u a l agreement with the opposite contracting parties. 9. No male belonging to the Bohemian or Moravian "folkdom" will be expected to serve' in the army of greater Germany. ·' 10. Whether or not members of either "folk group" can be used as policemen depends on the spirit of loyalty to ' the new -regime which Bohemia and Moravia will show in ensuing days. If accepted, they must naturally swear an oath of loyalty to. Hitler. ·Guided-by- 2,Principles 11. Administrative officials will be allowed to continue to function in so fair .as they are willing loyally to serve, their new master. Summing up these plans, a government spokesman said: "We shall be guided by two principles in liquidating the former Czech state--from the viewpoint of state'policy Bohemia and MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE WEDNESDAY, MAfiCH 15, 1939 Moravia are now a part at greater Germany; from the viewpoint ot racial or folk policy the greatest possible cultural autonomy is to be accorded the people who have now placed themselves under our protection." DENTIST PRACTICE UMITED TO PLATE WORK IB FIRST ST. CEDAR RAPIHS SOUTHEAST OESMOINES MASON CITY SIOUX CITY YOUTH KILLED NEAR FAYETTE Truck-Car Colb'sion Proves Fatal to 20 Year Old North lowan WEST UNION--Leslie Roberts, 20, was instantly killed Tuesday night, three miles south of Fayette, when the car in which he was riding with John Koons, 21, crashed into We truck 6£ Gilbert McElree, West Union, who had stopped on primary 11 to clean ice from the windshield. Koons is in the Oelwein hospital, McElree and his son were not hurt. Roberts was the son of a farmer hear Fayette! AUNT HET By Robert Quillen "1 wish we had women presidents. A man thinks he ain't actin' like a statesman unless he is messin' in the troubles of Europe." Mason City Income Tax Filing Rushed as Deadline Nears The internal revenue service was rushed by last minute income taxpayers Wednesday, as the deadline for payments neared. The internal revenue service office in the federal building will be open until 9 o'clock Wednesday evening to give local residents a final opportunity to file their returns without penalty. Handling the work in the local office are II. P. Sanborn, internal revenue agent; Steve Humphrey, Francis Finn and Matt Mullen, deputy collectors. Claude Rains Will Attend McKinley Class Claude Rains, examiner from the Omaha office of naturalization and immigration, will meet with the adult education class at McKinley school, at 7:30 Wednesday evening. Persons planning to procure naturalization papers were urged to attend the meeting. Mr. Bains was at the courthouse Wednesday receiving applications for naturalization. Contractors Must Tear Down Wall to Get Out Well Drill HIGHWOOD, III., (U.R)--Joseph Lenzini stipulated in contracts for a new $15,000 laundry building and basement well that the work shall be completed by May 1. Building erection has proceeded unimpeded but well-digging operations were halted for a week by breakage of a drill. On a tour of inspection Wednesday Lenzini found both contractors well \yithin schedule. But one wall is going to have to be torn out, to let the eight-ton drilling apparatus out of the basement. f Dam"" Pays Only $345 $395 CH SHOES what a grand and gltjtious feeling to have absolute foot ease, and ye£ wear young smart shoes! These spring styles are made with every comfort feature in the newest materials...BLACK, FRESH EARTH, BLUE! AAA to E. O u n r p n t e s d o* adverthed in Good Houielc«»ptn0 Come Early! All Sizes 4 to 10 AAA to C DflmOlYS SEXTON FARMER FATALLY HURT Philip Aman Killed in Car and Truck " Wreck Near Sexton SEXTON--The body of Philip Aman, 69, of Sexton was found in a ditch along 'highway 18 three miles east of Algona Tuesday evening. His car was sideswiped -by a truck loaded with cattle. Mr. Aman, a retired farmer, ivas returning home from a trip to Eldora. The truck, which was headed west, was driven by Arthur Askin of Titonka. Authorities blamed the accident on the strong northeast wind and the coroner announced that no inquest would be held. WINTER TAKES BLOW AT IOWA Frigid Gale From North Reaches High Velocity in State DES MOINES, (IF}-- King winter took another crack at Iowa Wednesday and the entire state shivered as a frigid gale from the north swept snow flurries over scattered areas and.sent the mercury tumbling to uncomfortable near-zero depths. The.abrupt change from balmy conditions earlier in the week spelled relief to flood harassed sections in the southwest corner o£ the state and was expected to end an increasing threat of flood conditions along the Des Moines river basin by retarding the runoff, · The northwest blasts attained a velocity of nearly 50 miles an hour in the Des Moines area Tuesday night and were just as vicious elsewhere. Borne in on the winds were clouds of dust. The Des Moines weather bureau said Iowa missed the heavy snows that fell in sections of Minnesota, and that the fall here ranged from a half to one and a half inches but caused little discomfort or inconvenience. The Iowa highway patrol reported all routes open except highway 14, a gravel route between Oskaloosa and Ottumwa, which was partly under water. M'NIDER SALARY IS QUESTIONED Witness Says $15,000 Fair; Admits He Drew $16,000 in Like Job A reasonable salary for the president and manager of a plant like the Northwestern States Portland Cement company from 1919 to 1928 would have been $15,000 a year, according to testimony by a witness in the suit against the estate of C. H. McNider, late head ot the local company. - On cross.examination, however, She witness, William M. riateh, De- trpit, president and manager o£ the Peerless --Portland.. Cement company from 1923 to 1933. admitted that he drew 516,000 a year while his company was traveling a road which resulted in its going into .receivership in 1933. Defense Attorney John Senneff also drew from him the admission that the Peerless company only paid one dividend ,on its common stock in the 34 years of its existence, SI a share in 1929. Paid 552,000 Total He also admitted that an associated firm' was paid an additional 525,000 a year for assisting in the management of the Peerless company and that another executive also drew 516,000 annually, making^ a total disbursement for management in 1930 o£ 552,000. (A portion of the claim against the estate now being litigated concerns alleged overpayments of salary to Mr. McNider. Testimony in the case has shown that Mr. McNider received as much as 530,000 a year). Continued cross examination also brought out that heads of other cement companies drew salaries of from $16,000 to more than 550,000 annually. $13,000 Fair Pay Mr. Hatch had testified Tuesday in answer to a question by F. A. Ontjes, chief counsel for the claimants, that a company could "very readily" have hired a competent man at a salary of $15,000 yearly. On cross examination Wednesday he admitted that he had been sitting in the local courtroom for five weeks except for weekend trips to Kansas City. Mr. Ontjes agreed to pay him "from 510 to 515 a day" in addition to expenses for his time, he testified, regardless of the outcome o£ the case. '7 have no interest in the outcome of the case," he answered to a quest! o t n by Mr. Senneff. His principal occupation now is the "resort real -estate business," he testified, although he has some interests in Kansas City. Company Paid Expenses He also admitted that his company paid his expenses for attending meetings of the Portland Cement association, trips to numerous other plants in connection with studying .waste heat plants and also trips to Chicago and New York in connection xvith defending government charges of violation of the anti-trust laws by cement companies. (The defense has attempted to show that Mr. McNider's checks for expenses on trips were in connection with like activities instead oE th'e plaintiffs claim that the Northwestern States · company paid his expenses on the trips on which he acquired L'aSalle Portland Cement company stock in his own name.) New Rhapsody in Blue Air Ya Llstcnin? Star Theater Guide H. H. TELLIN' YA: Special new "Rhapsody in Blue" lyrics, written by C h a r l i e Henderson with the approval of Ira Gershwin, brother of the late George Gershwin, w i l l be aired o n t h e Star Theater pro- * W # ¥ # * * ; j gram over KGLO Wednesday from 8 to 9 p. m., when Frances Langford sings what is perhaps Gershwin's most popular song. Special Radio Drama Making one of hei- rare radio appearances, Olympe Bradna will co-star with Ray Milland "Sanctuary," a specially written radio drama dealing with a · Basque boy who finds refuge and love in France. Kenny Baker will sing "Danny Boy" and "I'm Building a Sailboat of Dreams." Bliss Bradna, 17 year old film beauty with sparkling brown eyes, black hair and winning smile, who sandwiched in 2 an Amer l e a n education with s c r e e n work, was born in Paris. Olympe's high s c h o o l graduation exercises w e r e aired over CBS from a Param o u n t sound stage last year. P i c t u r e s i n which she has a p p e ared include " T h r e e Olympe Bradna Holiday;" "Last Train : From Madrid," and "Say It in French." Routs the Outlaws When easterners refuse to accept the 'code oE the west, a feud between them and the old timers boils with outlaws waiting to take advantage of both until the Lone Ranger rides forth to set things right and rout the outlaws. Hear this thrilling Lone Ranger episode on the Pfaff Baking company program on KGLO Wednesday from 5:30 to 6 p. m. 2 Killed, 11 Hurt as Bus and Truck Crash at Litchfield LITCHFIELD, Minn., (/P)--Two persons were killed and 11 other injured, three critically, when a bus and a cattle truck collided headon near here Tuesday night on an icy pavement. The dead were Clyde R. Ball, 33, Morris, Minn., driver of the bus, and Clarence Hagen, 34, Atwater, Minn., driver of the truck. Critically injured were Arthur Haglund, Minneapolis, extra driver on the bus; Alma Goldenstein, Donnelly, Minn., new, Litchfield. and Percy Ag- Cub Pack to Stage Circus at Central School Wednesday A circus will be staged by the cubs of pack No. 4 at their regular monthly meeting which wil be held in the Central schoo! Wednesday from 7 to 8 p. m. The cubs have been working on their circus stunts in their del meetings during the past month and will be prepared to put on a professional demonstration. Preceding the opening of the meeting, there will be a hobbj show exhibit which will be basec on the hobbies of the boys. Bob Buchanan, the new assistant cubmaster, will be introducer to the members of the pack. Parents, as well as the cubs will attend the pack meeting. Others who are interested have been invited, John McEachern, cubmas- ter, announced- COJLUMBIA BROADCASTING SYSTEM NETWORK 121* KILOCYCLES Committee Kills Bill ! Backed by Stassen ST. PAUL, (U.R)--Gov. Harold S. Stassen suffered his first de"eat in the Minnesota legislature vhen the senate finance commii- ee killed a bill repealing the one-mill road and bridge tax. Stassen in his budget message roposed abolishing the one-mill evy as well as extending the additional one-cent tax on gas. The governor at the time said he would oppose extension of the four-cent gas tax is the one-mi!l levy was retained. D R I V E A N E W WILLYS OVERLAND . . . A N D Y O U W O N ' T T H I N K O F B U Y I N G A N Y O T H E R C A R ! HO OTHU! CA* WYB JUl THBt KMWB Al SUCH IOW COST I--All-Stwl S«f*Y Body 2--Peurtrful 61 H. P. Motor 3---Hyrfravlfc Vraktx «--UltibbtrBody Moimtt 5--fniKt Hen dims "IKS THAN A GENT A MUE TO RUN", siy owners. Other big savings in low moodily payments, less for taxes, insur- »n«, depreciation. Willys-Overland is the greatest value on the market. Piovs it in one trial drive! TW CM THAI MAKB TWl SiS HfT TW WOCHHH -580 1311 North Federal ALDRIDGE CORY . . Spetau-ttr StJan titlittrtJ f t TtltJf. FlJtrel, Itttl lf*n t,/ ,, f \. trmftr- Ulm, net t*tlmJ,J. Mason Citj% Iowa Wednesday P. M. 5:15 Singin' Sara, Coca Cola 5:30 The Lone Hanger, Pfaff ;; Baking Company 6:00 News of the Nation, P. G. : 3 E. 6:05 Sons of the Pioneers, Poultry Tribune 6:15 Jim Woods' Sports Camera 6:30 Revelers Quartet 6:45 Aloha Land 7:00 News of the World, United · Bank 7:05 North Iowa Forum, Supt. Paul Norris, Thompson 7:15 The Town Crier 7:30 Music for Men, U. E. I. 7:45 News 8:00 Texaco Star Theater, Texas Company, CBS 9:00 9 O'clock Tempos 9:30 Ranch Boys 9:4 5" On With the Dance" · 10:00 Evening News Roundup by Pat Patterson 10:15 Benny Goodman's Orchestra, CBS 10:30 Wayne King's Orchestra, CBS 11:00 Glen Gray and His Casa Loma Orchestra, CBS 11:30 Henry King's Orchestra, CBS 12:00 Sign Off Thursday, March 16 6:00 Alarm Clock Hour 6:45 Morning News Roundup 7:00 Time and Tunes, First National bank 7:15 Radio Chapel 7:30 Home Folks Frolic. Iowa Master Breeders Hatchery 7:45 The Musical Clock, MerKel's 8:00 Milton Charles Recalls, 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 Wolf . Sons 10:15 The Parade of Bands 10:30 The Morning Concert, Vance Music Company 10:45 Church in the Wildwood, 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 Heview 12:30 Front Page News by Pal Patterson, Interna t i o n a I Harvester Company 12:45 Hank Hook on the'Street, Pritchard Motor Company 1:00 Melody Weavers, CBS 1:15 The Town Crier 1:30 American School of the Air, CBS 2:00 U. S. Army Band. CBS 2:30 Sonata Recital, CBS 3:00 Today's Devotional, the Rev. C. B. Calhoun 3:15 Ray Block's Varieties, CBS 3:45 Four Clubmen, CBS *:00 Current Questions Before the House, CBS 4:15 Let's Pretend. 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. Talented Ken Murray, woiv- ing CBS Texaco Star Theater audiences for several weeks as comedian-guest emcee, has a surprise in store now that he's been made permanent m. c. It is the "agrony pipe"--clarinet to you. In his desire to keep pace with modern trends and inject a little zip anfl swing inlo his gags, Ken has contacted the "Jitter- Termite Correspondence School" for 10 easy lessons. From Ken's facial contortion at Lesson No. 6, if looks like the surprise. Is slated to boomerang and leave him just a comedian. The Star Theater is broadcast over KGLO Wednesday from 8 to 9 p. m. Rumania Calls Out 6 Classes of Reserves BUCHAREST, Rumania, (U.PJ-- [t was understood Wednesday that six classes of army reserves had seen called up, as a precaution, n western Rumania, bordering on Hungary and Carpatho-Ukrainia. It was understood also that the government had commandeered a large number of automobiles and motor trucks in these districts. WMT NBO BLUK WO KILOCYCLES WEDKESDAY EVENING 5:00 Dor. Wlnslow ot the Navy 5:15 Gems o£ Melody 5:45 Weither-Newa 6:00 Easy Aces 6:15 Tracer o£ Lost Persons 6:30 Hews ' 6:45 Opportunity Knocks 1:00 Zinga 7:15 Roy Sbicid'* Orchestra 7:30 Hobby Lobby 8:00 Harry James' Orchestra 8:30 Wings lor the Marlins 9:30 Public Interest in Democracy 10:00 News 10:15 20th Anniversary of founding of American Legion 11:15 Jimmy Hichard's' Orchestra NBO RED N E T W O R K IODO KILOCYCLES WEDNESDAY EVENING 5:00 Captain Midnight 5:15 Dick Tracy 5:30 JacJt Armstrong 5:45 Little Orphan Annie 6:00 Songfellows 6:15 Human Side ol News 6:30 News 7:00 One Man's Family 7:30 Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra 8:00 Town Hall Tonight 3.-00 Kay Kysefs Kollcge 10:00 Amos 'n' Andy 10:15 News 11:00 Veterans Forum 11:15 Johnny-at-the-Piano 11:30 Lights Out SOVIET ARMED STRENGTH TOLD Voroshilov Declares Russia Has More Than 2,500,000 Soldiers MOSCOW, (U.R)_Soviet Russia's leace-time army strength is more han 2,500,000 men, Defense Commissar Klementi Voroshilov told \ he 18th communist party congress n an apparent warning against nazi Germany's "march to the east." · With foreign observers specu- ating on whether Germany is leading toward the soviet Ukraine, the Russian defense commissar declared that the red army's great .var plane fleet could carry 6,000 tons of bombs in one mass flight anrj that it is ready "at any mo- rn»:it" to light an invasion. In view of the armament race everywhere, he said, the red army had been compelled to abandon its former organization by territories and become entirely a professionally-officered organization, trained in "the spirit of internationalism." His announcement apparently meant that such separate divisions as the far eastern army --which has an autonomous fighting force--had been brought "under a high command. He addressed the 18th congress of the communist party at the Kremlin on a crucial subject as the German army charged through Czecho-Slovakia in its "drive to the east," the goal of which is !!ie rich soviet Ukraine. Nazi domination of the three western Czechoslovak provinces would bring the German army to within 200 miles of the Ukraine, and if it dominated Ruthenia, the eastern province, which Hungarian troops occupied Wednesday, the nazi spearhead would have reached within 90 miles of the soviet Ukraine. WOMAN IS ROBBED DES MOINES, (8 s )--A lone, armed bandit held up Mrs. Jennie Coon, proprietor of a small suburban ice cream stand, and escaped with $12 she told police she gave him when he threatened her. M. C., Newkirk Game On KGLO As the Mason City Mohawks go into competition at the state basketball tournament in Des Moines Thursday afternoon, a play by play account of the game will be carried over KGLO, It was announced Wednesday that arrangements had been made with WOI at Ames to have its broadcast relayed through KGLO. With the game between the Mohawks and Newkirk scheduled to begin at 2 p. m., KGLO will pick up the play-by-play from the Drake fieldhouse at that time . . . and continue to carry the broadcast until the game is over. FORUM SPEAKER Supt. Paul B. Norris of Thompson, who on July 1 assumes duties as state supervisor of rural schools, will be the North To\va Forum guest over KGLO Wednesday from 7:05 to 7:15 p. m. His subject will be: "What Schools Should Do for Children." 6:05 Sons of the Pioneers, Poultry Tribune 6:15 Jim Woods" Sports Camera 6:30 Stop and Listen 7:00 North Iowa Forum 7:15 The Town Crier 7:30 American Legion Program 8:00 News 8:15 Music for Men, U, E. I. 8:30 Tropical Moods 8:45 Master Singers ·9:00 Concert Orchestra 9:30 On *With the Dance 9:45 Evening News Roundup by Pat Patterson 10:00 Atmstrong-Feldman Bout, CBS 10:30 Wayne King's Orchestra CBS 11:00 Sammy Kaye's Orchestra, CBS 11:30 Leighton Noble's Orchestra, CBS 12:00 Sign Off GO BACK HOME TONIGHT at BARGAIN TELEPHONE RATES If you're away from Dad and Mother-or just on a trip from your own fireside-this is just a reminder that it costs mighty little to call them up by Long Distance tonight. Here are a few typical long distance rates from Mason City-- TO *RATE Cedar Falls . . . . . . $ . 3 5 Marshalltown 35 Burlington 60 Oskaloosa 45 Pittsburgh, Pa. . . . . . 1.30 Carroll 40 Atlantic 50 Perry .40 Tulsa, Okla 1.00 Boone 35 Faribaulr, Minn. . . . . . 3 5 Hibbing, Minn. . . . . . .70 Milwaukee, Wis 60 Owatonna, Minn. . . . .35 Webster City .35 Clinton 55 Emmetsburg 35 Forest City 20 Muscatine 50 Philadelphia, Pa. . . . . 1.65 Indianapolis, Ind 85 (Rates shown do not Include tax) * These are the lowest rates for thrce-m!nnte calls when yon ask to talk with anyone available at the telephone called. They apply every night after 7 and all day on Sundays. Rates for calls to z specified person are a little higher but surprisingly low. too. Look In the telephone directory or ask "I/on: Distance" for rates to other places. NORTHWESTERN BEU. TEUPHONI COMPANY

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