The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 17, 1931 · Page 13
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March 17, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 13

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MARCH 17 HI W31 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE 13 CARDINAL MAFFI OF PISA IS DEAD Catholic World Mourns Man Who Was Twice Suggested as Pope. ROME, March 17. /P)--The Roman Catholic world today mourned Pietro Cardinal Maffi, archbishop of Pisa, who died last night at 73 after a life spent in science, letters and the church. The end.came peacefully after a lingering illness. The pope, .acting for the second time within a few weeks on behalf of the dying cardinal, sent his benediction. Cardinal Maffi tvylce was spoken of as a probable selection as pontiff. He was born of well to do farmei parents in the village of Pavia oh Oct. 12, 1858. He was a doctor of philosophy before he took holy orders. HOOVER SUPPORT OF PROBE SOUGHT N. Y. Democrats Split on Subject of City Graft Investigation. NEW YORK, March 17. UP}--Th' New York Herald' Tribune todaj said W. Kingsland Macy, republi can state chairman, had gone t Washington to seek President Hoov er's support of a legislative inves tigation of the city government. Macy will appeal to the presi dent, the paper said, to persuad William L. Ward, republican leade of Westchester county, to with draw his opposition to a resolutib pending in the state senate. The New York Times said th state democratic party had bee split into three factions by th agitation for an inquiry. They wer named as the leading Tamman group headed by John F. Curry, the supporters o£ Gov. Franklin D. Roosevelt, and the followers of former Gov. Alfred E. Smith. Hazel Hanson Is Head of New Thompson Club THOMPSON, March 17. -- T h e second elementary girls' class of the M. E. Sunday school met at the home of their teacher, Mrs. H. F. Crawford, Saturday afternoon to organize a class club. Hazel Hanson was elected president and Fay Fisher, secretary. The next meet- j, ing will be held Saturday, March 21, '\at th'e home of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Hanson. GARNER THEATER READY FOR OPENING GARNER, March 17.--With Oie opening to the public of Garner's new modern theater, the Avery, efforts which marked a city election and subsequent campaign by local citizens will be crowned. Everything is in readiness for the grand opening of the theater. Tonight » special private opening will he staged for stockholders of the theater and their guests. All seats have hecn reserved for this event. Tomorrow the doors of the theater will be opened to the public. Last spring Garner approved Sunday movies by a vote of 3 to 1. At this election members of the Commercial club stated if Sunday movies were backed only n theater with the latest of equipment would be built. Stock was chiefly purchased by local residents. The theater was erected sit a cost of about $10,000 and derived its name from u historical Hancock county family. Charles Marks, manager of the theater, stated the builrtinfr is 48 feet wide, 97 feet long and 23 feet high, with modernistic decorations. It is thoroly fireproof. Carpets mid plush carpet drapes are in the interior of the structure. Work wns started on the theater the latter p:irt of Xtocemker, · ' Pastor Formerly at Rockford Dies; Rites Will Be Wednesday ROCKFORD, March 17. -- The Rev. George E. Shear, former pastor of the Methodist church here, died at his home in Cedar Falls following a stroke of paralysis suffered three weeks before. Mr. Shear served as pastor here from 1900 to 1003, going from here to Nashua. Later he returned here and at that time was cashier in the First National bank. He retired from active ministry several years ago but had been doing supply work when necessary. The funeral will be held in the Methodist church at Cedar Falls Wednesday with burial there. The Rev. Charles E. Luce, pastor of the Methodist church here, will attend the funeral and serve as a pallbearer. Iowa Woman Hangs Herself. SIOUX CITY, March 17. WP--Mrs Ida Bellis, 44, committed suicide yesterday by hanging. Despondency over ill health was considered the women's motive. Mrs. Erickson Near Clarion Spills Mixture on Face After Slipping. CLARION, March 17.--Mrs. Edward Erickson, three miles west of larion, was badly burned Monday forenoon when some lye water used in making soap spilled over her as she carried the mixture upstairs from the basement to the kitchen stove. Her foot slipped on the stairs, throwing the liquid · in her face and on her hands and feet. She was rushed to Dr. J. H. Sams hospital in Clarion,. where the burns were dressed. Several of the burns are quite deep, caused by the action of the lye. Frozen Assets Close Bank. HITEMAN, March 17. WP--Frozfii assets were declared the cause o the closing Monday of the Hlteman Savings bank. The Institution wa capitalized at- $10,000. owa Ranks Second in Total of Gypsum Quarry Operators WASHINGTON, March 17. t.T-- :owa ranks second in the number ol jypsum quarry operators, a report of the bureau of the census reveals. The figures, taken for the 1929 production, showed 60 quarry operators in the United States. Eleven of these were in New York, eight in Iowa, six in Michigan, and five in Texas and Nevada. Other states were represented with fewer operators. Comparison with 1919 figures showed an increase of 13 in the number of operators and an increase in employes from. 2,190 in 1919 to 2,455 in 1929. During 1929 a total of S.OGl.OK short tons of gypsum was producec in the United States, its. value being $7,650,122. The value of produc tion in 1919 was $6,805,940, altho n corresponding figures as to th 1 quantity of the production that yea are available in the census office. Steamboat Rock Vigilantes Are Paid $500 Each for Catching Eldred. IOWA FALLS, March 17.--Mr. :ondon and Mr. Hathaway of the Steamboat Rock vigilantes were each paid $500 for the capture of young Eldred, who participated in :he holdup of the bank at Steamboat Rock several weeks ago. The payment was made by a committee consisting of W. S. Walker of Iowa Falls, Set.h Trainer of Acltley and Treasurer Long o£ Union, representing the Hardin County Bankers association. This is the first transaction of its kind in the history of the county. Quickly after the holdup of the bank which netted about 51,000, Condon'and Hathaway were on the trail of the lad who procuted the money and a few miles from Steamboat Rock took him in custody. . . . and we arc now ready with onr new stove front . . . just in time for Spring Opening. A complete, newly arranged store for your inspection. See our new window display during Spring Opening . , . and stop in while you are down town . . . you will see as fine a stock of lo\v priced shoes as you have ever layed your eyes upon. Robinsons have always been noted for their shoe values. At Robinsons shoes are always on display. Most people come in . . -. mill around thru the tables . . . and find something at the price they want to pay . . . without asking for help . . . our shoes are out in plain sight. 3 DOORS SOUTH OF STRAND THEATER Mies- Wolf were Chapman Furniture George Wolf, one of our firm, was arrested, charged with operating a lottery, a trial was held before Justice Coughlin, who threw the case out of court and discharged Mr. Wolf. Not satisfied with the court's ruling, the Chapman Furniture Company and Tyler-Ryan Furniture Company inspired the seizure by the sheriff of the duplicate tickets which we had given our customers, »thus preventing our carrying out our program for Tuesday evening, March 17. We assure our thousands of customers that we will in all good faith and with all our energy do everything possible to justify their confidence and will take all necessary legal steps to protect their interests and to justify their faith and good will. Our Store Will Be Open Tonight, Tuesday MIER

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