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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, April 18, 1934
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TWO MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE APRIL 18 1934 Biermann Bill Seeks Buying of Land for Wild Life Refuges WASHINGTON, April IS. (-W-Representative Biennann (D., Iowa) has introduced a bill authorizing the secretary of agriculture to acquire lands along the Mississippi river banks between Rock Island, 111., and Wabasha, Minn., for wild life and fish refuges. The bill also authorizes the acquisition of islands la the river to this area for the same purpose. * I . . . and you'll find no need for paying more when you Get to Know Gildner's! You can exercise the ol' Scotch instinct, and Still wear clothes that are ultra-distinctive in fabric, individual in styling, and will keep that' look of class through many seasons' wear! Quality clothes are not necessarily expensive clothes . . . f o r QUALITY PAYS! To be well dressed and know it, is a matter of pride. To be economically clad and realize i t . . . that is satisfaction. We are proud that we can furnish you in the Best of Men's Wear ... and the fact that we can do so with economy is our satisfaction. Get to Knew IMnen. FOUR KILLED IN AIRPLANE CRASH Bodies of Two Men and Two Women Removed From Texas Wreck. LEWISVILLE, Texas, April 18. (f?)--Four charred bodies, those of two men and two women, today were freed from the twisted wreckage of a cabin plane that carried its occupants to death in a forced landing nine miles northwest of here iate last night. Two farmers, who witnessed the tragedy, aided by neighbors, lifted the bodies of the occupants from the cooling steel of the demolished plane. The bodies were placed in the soggy mud beside the plane :.o await arrival of a truck--the on- iy possible means of traversing the country lane between the scene of the crash and Lewisville, a distance 'ji nine miles. The dead are: Harry Fowler, 36, Dallas, pilot. Jack Poole, 40, Dallas. Lillian Rose, 18, Dallas. Mrs. Jewell Morgan, Dallas divorcee. Airport officials said the party of Tour left Love field, Dallas, shortly after 10 p. m. for "a local spin." Fowler was a World war pilot. Several minutes later the plane tore through murky weather near Lewisville. Two farmers noticed the plane apparently had run into trouble and followed its actions. First reports the plane was struck by lightning were later discredited. However, the plane was flying through a terrific electrical storm at the time of the forced landing. Dillinger Girl Friend Positively Identified in St. Paul Affair CHICAGO, April IS. -UP)--Evelyn Frechetti, who announced she would waive extradition to St. Paul, to face trial on charges of harboring John Dillinger, was positively identified authorities said as having occupied an apartment in St Paul with the outlaw. Officers said that both her fingerprints and those of Dillinger were found on toilet articles in the place. Meanwhile, federal authorities !i«re planned to question 19 year old Geraldine Bailer of Lansing, Mich, who told Valparaiso police she was with Dillinger when he held up the Warsaw, Ind., police station recently. Command the Road with the NEW BIG HUDSON 8 The BIG Straight Eight of the Low Price Field! At the amazing price of $695 you get the Big Straight 8 that will outperform any 8 cylinder stock car, regardless of price. Sensational performance claims are easy to make on paper. Hudson performance claims axe proved--on the road! In one year Hudson- built cars won more individual official AAA performance records than any car in history ... 72 of them in all! And the new Hudson Straight 8 will even outperform the cars that smashed all these records. And economy? In addition to its low upkeep cost, the Hudson 8 challenges any 8 to give more power from less gas! New features? Scores of them. From year- 'round ventilation to the Baggage Compartment in the rear. Drive it yourself--the Big Straight 8 that commands the road! Price* subject to change -without notice 18 MODELS · TWO WHEELBASES 108 and 113 Horsepower Engines Slight Extra Charge for Accessory Equipment T H E R E ' S A N E W H U D S O N R E A D Y F O R Y O U T O D R I V E P H O N E Y O U R N E A R E S T D E A L E R T O D A Y LAPINER MOTOR COMPANY MASON CITY Phone 1183 113-118 South Delaware. Listen to the Terrcplane and Hudson programs Saturdays, Red Network, 9 P. 51., C. S. T., and Tuesdays, Blue Network, 7:30 P. M., C. S. X. IN DAY'S NEWS Carl Erickson, 62-year-old convict serving a life term tor murder at the Colorado state prison, was one of the first prisoners chosen to submit to inoculation with serum which may prove a preventive of tuberculosis. His reward will be a pardon or commutation of sentence. More than 800 convicts volunteered lor the test*. (Associated Press Photo). PLAN U. S. AID IN BUILDING HOMES (Continued From race 1 sought in a white house conference tomorrow. This measure makes permanent the national labor board headed by Wagner and outlaws employer-dominated company unions. The president is still standing for a stock exchange control bill "with teeth" but the final form of this legislation depends on more conclusive action by the two branches of congress. It was reiterated today at the white house that the president will send to this session a message on war debts, but there was still every expectation it would be more in the form of a report than a request for legislation. Discusses Rail Wages. In a renewed attempt to settle the railway wage dispute. President .oosevelt today conferred with railroad managers. Negotiations started some time jefore the president left for his Florida fishing trip, and in his absence, Joseph B. Eastman, federal railway co-ordinator, attempted to bring the controversy to an end. However, he said he was unable to make any progress as long as there was a higher authority to -which-the disputants could appeal. The railway managers want to cut wages while the employes want an increase. Stock Market BUI. The revised Fletcher-Rayburn stock market control bill, carrying a per cent marginal requirement, was approved by a house interstate commerce subcommittee. The bill was ordered reported to the full committee, which will consider it Thursday. The senate debated the Jones- Costigan sugar control bill after displacing the airmail measure temporarily. A long argument over taking up the bill by unanimous contest without a quorum call delayed debate. "Utterly Unfair." Senator Copeland (D., N. Y.) said the leader had been "utterly unfair" in making the bill the unfinished business when he had stated yesterday he wanted alditional time to prepare amendments. Chairman Harrison of the finance committee, in charge of the bill; Senators Costigan (D., Colo.) co-author, and others disclaimed any "bad taith' 1 in the procedure followed. Finally Harrison obtained unanimous consent to delay voting on amendments until tomorrow to give the New Yorker more time. PROTECT SLAYER FROM ANGRY MOB Crowd Mills About Jail in Louisiana With Soldiers on Guard. SHRBVEPORT, La., April 18. C-P) ·Soldiers of Louisiana guarded a confessed girl slayer today from any attempted renewal of the mob vlo- ence that swirled for hours last night around--and even inside--· Caddo- parish's million dollar courthouse. The mob, growing in. numbers during the night until near midnight t numbered nearly 3,000, was after Fred Lockhart, 38 year old salesman of artificial butterflies. Earlier in the night he had confessed to Sheriff T. R. Hughes that it was he who attacked and killed 16 year old Mae iff in. Two Companies Oiled- Stragglers from the mob milled about tie jail early this morning, and there were reports that many men from outside the parish were on their way to join them. Officers were confident, however, that any further attack could be stopped by the two companies of national guardsmen, hurriedly called to duty by Gov. O. K. Allen when the advance of the mob threatened to overpower the sheriff's resistance. Sheriff Hughes said that Lockhart confessed to luring the girl from the home of her widowed mother and slaying her. Small crowds and groups of men about the jail, enraged by the murder of the girl, became unmanageable after the confession was made known. Was on Seventh Floor, The crowd grew by hundreds into an excited throng estimated to number nearly 3,000. Mobsmen, cursing and shouting, took possession of the basement and first floor of the combination courthouse-jail, threw bricks, swung clubs and cut fire hose until the national guard from Shreveport began assembling shortly after midnight. Lockhart was in the jail on the seventh floor. By 2 o'clock the rioters Inside the building had been driven to the outside and the howling mob began breaking up. Under orders from Governor Alen, Colonel Hollingsworth Barrett, !ommanding company E, 156th infantry of Shreveport, took command of the situation, releasing the ;ension that had existed In the siege aid against some three score parish officers, city police and special deputies who commanded the stairway leading to the second floor with machine guns, pistols and tear bombs. Neither Side Makes Move to End Omaha Streetcar Walkout OMAHA, Nebr., April 18. Like a pair of entrenched armies, the Omaha and Council Bluffs street railway company and its striking union workers continued today to wait for the other to make a move in the dispute that has tied up Oma ; ha tram service for three days. Sentiment on both sides seemed to point to a settlement soon. The city's workers · and shoppers continued to take the tram tie-up smilingly and managed with taxicabs, private cars and a great ar ray of jitney bus cars to get where they wanted to go and back again. The Asociated Retailers associa tion reported that no great effect had been noticed by the large downtown stores, at the same time voting to take no action to end the strike. 1 Slain, 5 Wounded in Illinois Warfare KINCAID, HI., April 18. UP)-One man was slain and five others were wounded as Christian county's mine strike, touched off by local elections, flared anew. When his automobile was fired upon .from ambush last night, William Core, member of the United Mine Workers union, was fatally wounded, a bullet passing through his head. Douglas McWhlnnie, a companion, was slightly wounded. The assailants fled. SANDERS LEADS LOUISIANA RACE Anti-Long Candidate Ahead on Returns From Sixth District Primary. BATON ROUGE, La., April IS. (.?P)--State Senator J. Y. Sanders, Jr., anti-Huey Long candidate, held the lead today as returns came in from the sixth district primary to nominate a successor to the late Representative Bolivar E. Kemp, but returns from 22 precincts will determine whether a run-off primary is necessary. Sanders and Harry D. Wilson, state commissioner of agriculture, were the two high men in the race. The unofficial count from 180 of the 202 precincts gave Sanders 14,276 votes and Wilson 12,516. Refuse Habeas Corpus to Condemned Killer SPRINGFIELD, HI., April 18. UP) --The Illinois supreme court today refused to grant a writ of habeas corpus to John Scheck, who is under sentence to be electrocuted Friday for the murder of a Chicago policeman. TRIAL DEFERRED IN ADLER CASE 3 Men Accused in Attempt to Abduct Publisher. Held in Jail. CHICAGO, April 18. Iff)--Trial of three men held for an alleged plot to kidnap Emanuel P. Adler, Davenport publisher, was deferred Tuesday until May 8 while the hunt goes on for Ralph Monroe, a Negro accused of engaging the room where he wag to have been held captive. James Lacy, 28, was the alleged instigator of the bizzare plan to abduct Adler from his downtown hotel in a ventilated trunk. He is held in the county jail with George Wolfram, accused of being tie truck driver and Edward Kindrege, Negro cook. Fred Mayo, first of the band arrested, committed suicide. Adler was In New York today, Judge Frank M. Padden was informed, and Prosecutor Mai Coghlan also was absent. Retail Code Groups in Osage Are Organized; Officers Are Selected OSAGE, April 18.--A meeting of the local Retail Code authorities was held at Mitchell county courthouse Monday evening. Bill Bums, chairman, gave a general outline of the purpose or the meeting, and suggested that each group elect a chairman and secretary. The organization wag formed as follows: Dairymen's association: President, Ivan Seawright; secretary, Lancy Lewis; treasurer, Irving Olsen. Food and groceries distributors: President, Shirley Teegardin; secretary, William Gilles; treasurer, Frank Chatman. General building contractors and skilled labor: President H. M. Nichols; vice president, Alfred Havig; secretary, Henry Kienast; treasurer, Oscar Haugen. Local retail code association: Chairman, George Cummings; secretary, Ray Peterson; treasurer, Frank Shelledy. ' Painting, paper hanging and decorating: President, Jay Fish; secretary, Leslie Cornwell; treasurer, Ray Hungerford. PERJURY CHARGE SEEN AS LIKELY Somers to Insist on Inquiry in Wirt Affair; Senate Group to Adjourn. WASHINGTON, April 18. unite possibility of perjury charges jutted today from the house investigation of Dr. William A. Wirt's charges'of revolutionary talk within the "brain trust." Representative Somers (D. N. Y.) said he would insist on an inquiry by District Attorney Leslie Garnett to determine "if there is any question of perjury involved" in testimony given before the Wirt investigating committee. Six witnesses flatly denied before the committee yesterday that they had talked of revolution at a dinner party at which Dr. Wirt was also a guest. Without further testimony, democratic members of the committee were ready to end their investigation late today and bring in a "no- revolution" verdict. But the republican minority on the committee-McGugin of Kansas and Lehlbach of New Jersey--held out for testimony by higher government officials, including Dr. Rex Guy Tugwell, assistant secretary of agriculture. Senator Connally (D. Tex.) joined Somers in the demand, for an investigation by the district attorney, asserting that persons who talk as Dr. Wirt did before the house committee' should be prosecuted. 14 Men Free Under Bond After Raid on Club in Des Moines DBS MOINES, April 18. CSV- Fourteen men were free under bond and a truck load of gambling devices and equipment was in the hands of police today as a result of a raid on the Club Belvedere last night. No liquor was found to the establishment The 1* arrested pleaded not guilty. Bart Higgins, 47, who police said admitted ownership of the gambling equipment, was charged with operating s gambling house. » «!MTlCl - IKTIirACTII ABEL it SON INC. iivtw 10V** Man Slightly Injured as Trailer-Truck Goes Down Bank at Waverly WAVERLY, April 18.--Ike McKim, Davenport, received slight injuries and his brother, Don, was unhurt when their 18-foot semi-trailer truck, loaded with 65 barrels of beer, crashed down a 10-foot bank on highway No. 218 a mile northwest of Waverly at 5:30 o'clock Wednesday morning. Dies Following Accident. DES MOINES, April 18. UP)--Max Yohe, 20, Danville, CCC worker, stationed at Fort Des Moines, died in the army post hospital of injuries suffered in an automobile accident Sunday night. f V T T 'T T SPRING COATS REDUCED SPRING SUITS REDUCED T O M O R R O W (THURSDAY, APRIL 19th) A Sensational -Season Clearance of 165 TWO DRESSES for the Price of ONE SPRING DRESSES Values up to $19.75 Print Dresses Silk Dresses Wool Dresses Knit Dresses All Sizes Dresses for Sport Business Afternoon Sunday Nite Formal Wear (One for $6.75) What a whirlwind cleanup! And what a sacrifice! This sale will be the talk of Mason City and vicinity for many days to come. If you are interested in DRESS VALUES that are truly sensational, be here early Thursday morning. Bring a Friend and Share the Savings NO CHARGES -- NO EXCHANGES -- NO APPROVALS

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