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March 18, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

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MARCH 18 1931 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE EDUCATORS WILL MEET MARCH 50 Several Hundred Teachers Are Expected to Be at Minneapolis. MINNEAPOLIS, March 18. UP)-Discussion on new methods of teaching, a short course for superintendents and principals and numerous divisional meetings will be participated in by several hundred educators from Minnesota and nearby states during the eighteenth annual Schoolmen's week at the University of Minnesota March 30 to April 3. The short course will be helc April 1 to 3 in Northrop memorn auditorium, with educational lead crs serving as speakers. Among those to address th short course-are W. S. Gray, dean of the University of Chicago schoo of education; Frank Wallou, supet intendent of schools at Washington Algernon Coleman, professor of ro mance languages at Chicago, an B. H. Bode, professor of educationa philosophy at Ohio State university Divisional meetings will indue daily meetings on various tranche ot education. Both main and farm campuses will serve as meetin places. Schoolmen's week is con ducted by the University of Minne sota college of education and th state department of education. In addition to teachers' meeting several educational organizatioi will convene. Groups to hold mee icgs are the Minnesota council school executives, the Minnesota society for the study of education the fifteenth annual high school conference, state conference of county superintendents ot schools. Minnesota deans of women, Minnesota education association and the national council of administrative women. Gives Program at Floyd. RUDD, March . 18^-The Rudd P. T. A. gave a program at Floyd -. T 1 _ , . n *,nr.;nrr' 1 t V V l p i r rP-P^llaT HOLDUP FOR MAYOR WALTER western which had Mayor Jimmy Walker ride," ns shown nbovc. Monday evening at P. T. A. meeting. their regular 2 Iowa Farms Robbed of More Than $1,000 in Daylight Holdups SIOUX CITY, March IS. (tf-- Police were confronted today with the problem of finding the bandits who robbed two Woodbury county farm homes of more than $1,000. Three bandits yesterday made a daylight robbery at the Herman Peter's farm near Danbury where they obtained 5350 in cash. Members of the family were congregated in one room while the men looted the home. At the James Davis farm near Anthony three robbers obtained about "$700. One of the robbers, po- lic said, "covered" Davis and his wife while his companions ransacked the house. Several Flu Cases Reported DECORAH, March 18.--Flu is quite prevalent in Decorah--most of the cases being light, however. There are several cases of whooping cough, mostly among grade children, and two cases o£ scarltt fever have been reported and quarantined. Father Dies at Unlonville CARPENTER, March 18.--Mr and Mrs. James McCoy, who spen a month at Unionville, Mo., Helping care for his father, returned Tues dav and immediately received wor of "the suddens death* qt, his. father ·mr: McCoy left;at ; pnce. and .will re main-until after the funeral Eggs Shipped From Iowa to New York by Large Fayette Truck WEST UNION, March 18.--The shipment of a carload of eggs direct by track from an inland village in Iowa to New York was an unusual event in Fayette county. Victor Perry of the firm of Theo Perry Sons company of St. Lucas, an in-, land village 16 miles northwest of ere, expected to leave Wednesday vith 300 cases of eggs, a small car- oad, for New York to market the ggs. For several years Mr. Perry has been taking eggs, poultry and ther produce to Chicago in two rucks. This will be Fayette county's irst delivery of any kind of mer- direct by truck to New DEPARTMENT OF LABOR REPORTS WORK INCREASE Industrial Improvement in . Iowa Adds Employment in Iowa. Fair weather enabled many unskilled workers in Iowa to obtain 'employment during- February, the monthly report of the department of labor reported Wednesday. The report showed that the iron and steel industry and leather products work in Iowa had increased their labor forces during the month. Expected season losses occurred in meat packing plants, and coal mines and flour mills were operating on a part tfme basis. Railroad shops were still under normal but increased activity was anticipated during the spring months. Farm operations,. municipal improvements, casual jobs and outdoor work employed many unskilled laborers. Candy plants, wholesale grocery, hardware and drug firms employed a normal force. The survey of the principal Iowa cities showed: MASON CITY--Packing plants showed their season reductions in forces, but the railroad and cement industries showed gains. All' local plants are operating, altho none overtime. General farm labor in fair demand. PRISONERS MUST STAY IN'JAIL FELKERHELDAS PRISON ESGAPER Suspect Said to Have Helped Relative Break Jail in Iowa. NEW YORK, March 18. 7»--Ar- raignment was expected today of Charles Revere, alias Charles Felker, 37, who is alleged to have escaped from Folsom prison, Sacra- mento, Cal., in 192-1.and whom po- ice also wanted in connection with a jewelry store robbery in Brooklyn last year. He was arrested last night in'Brooklyn and carried two loaded revolvers, police said. New York police said that fol- ; lowing Felkcr's escape he engaged in a series of robberies thruout the middle west. Officers said he as- ' sisted a relative, John Murphy, escape from the Birmingham, Iowa, jail by smuggling hacksaws to him in the hollow soles of specially made shoes. Police said Felker told them Murphy Egypt. now is in Alexandria, 108 prisoners under quarantine, Sheriff Ed Grove of Wichita, ; in n u n . DES MOINES^-Slight gains m employment in a number of industries were noted, calling for use of both skilled and unskilled labor. Weather conditions stimulated a demand for farm labor and for workers on city on county improvements. The resident supply of *-··"-"-- tradesmen was expected shows the first or the TOR vaccinations helng given. _ _ chandise York. Two Burned to Death in Hotel Fire; Four Others Thot Missing LYNN, Mass., March 18. I/I")-Two persons "Were burned to death in a fire which destroyed the interior of the Hotel Lenox here early today. Four others were believed missing while four were severely burned and another badly cut. The dead were discovzred by firemen searching the debris. The blaze started In a, miniature ; golf · course building now.*....,... c- to take care of spring requirements, with a much better demand expected in Apriu. Four mills are canning factories made their seasonal curtailment of forces. SIOUX CITY--The cement industry had a slight increase in employment, but meat packers made their seasonal reductions. Labor conditions in railroad industry were unchanged but increased activity was expected. Nearly normal forces employed in wholesale and retail establishments and favorable weather stimulated demand for farm labor. The supply, however, was more than adequate. Highway construction and government improvements are expected to call for un lri11nr1 iiTriY-t/'ara ' TV1 tVl ttl fl Recommendations Made for Auxiliary Forest Law by Minnesota Group DULUTH, March 18. UP)--A recommendation for amendments to the state auxiliary forest law, so that it will meet with more gen- I oral acceptance and become opera- I live has been made by the Minnesota Arrowhead association. The present law provides means of forestry conservation in the state, supplementing the forestry programs of the state and federal governments and bringing delinquent land back on the tax roll. The suggested amendments by the association include provision for the state to-pay 5 to 10 cents an acre on auxiliary forest land in lieu of the final yield tax; provision for the land entered to be.public shooting ground subject to regulations o£ the conservation department; no-in- 3,000 Chinese Peasants Reported Slaughtered in Communist Uprising SHANGHAI, March 18. /P)--The slaughter of 3,000 peasants in a communist uprising along the Hueph-Szechwan border was reported in Chinese dispatches today. Nationalist government military forces at Sliasi, Hupeh province, were reported to have undertaken an expedition against the Reds. The scene of the uprising was designated as north of the Yangtse river in the border area mentioned. The area was said to have been pillaged. The disorders were said to be continuing on the first floor and-1 ,. , T -^thru the remaining four stories. 5??: P f 1 *«*»"·'*'iti'i'l'J'v* "·« JP*?*'«"-'.*H ·."· i.;? 1 ., » · * » · r. ^,«. n *«n . **·» . . , . . -- » . , , Fashion makes its debut " our a n n u a l Spring ^Opening. A comprehensive assortment awaits your choosing. Replicas from Paris' foremost cou- turies. Frocks . . . Coats , . . Accessories all _. here in resplendent array. Display Windows Unveiled Tonight Wednesday, March 18 7:30 O'clock many unskilled workers' within a month. DAVENPORT -- Substantial reductions were noted in the surplus ot skilled and unskilled labor because of the demand for workers on outdoor activities. Flour mills are operating on a curtailed basis. Local 'factories'. are operating --.and . they, with the, railroad; industry, look for much better employment opportunities in the near future. DUBUQUE-- Railroad, cement and machinery plants look for increased employment opportunities soon. Lumber yards, electrical supplies and auto accessory concerns noted slight gains. Transient unskilled workers, arriving in anticipation, of construction projects, have been absorbed in farm operations and casual jobs. Many building tradesmen still are idle, but an improvement is looked for by April 1. Clerical and factory workers are plentiful. CEDAR RAPIDS--Skill and unskilled laborers are still plentiful, but conditions are somewhat better. The railroad industry and building trades showed a slight improvement in the number of men employed. BURLINGTON -- Normal forces are still employed in candy factories and furniture plants with slight gains being noted in building and railroad industries. There was a fair call for competent farm labor. Seining of Iowa Lake Near Ringsted Starts RINGSTED, March IS.--Active seining for carp ia Iowa lake commenced on the Iowa side. Arrangements have been made by the Minnesota fish and game department to seine on the Minnesota side. Saturday one haul brot in 800 pounds of large carp, many weighing moie than eight pounds each. The crew consists of three men using a new net. They will be busy on this job about a week. Teachers College Dance Students Plan Recital CEDAR FALLS, March IS.-Women students, members of the Orchesis, honorary dancing fraternity at the Iowa State Taachers college, will present a dance recital in the college auditorium tonight. Twelve members of the organization aided by six assistants will give tcrpsichorean interpretations of such" stories as "The King's Breakfast" with words by A. A. Milne and music by Shepherd, "The Juggler of Notre Dame," by Anatole France, and "Ventures," a study in mood, by Ravel. The student dancers who will take part in the program include Dorothy Henderson, Castalia. The assistants include Dclpha Smith. Oelweln; Ruth Saddler, Charles City; Delia FrankI, Aigona. Borlaug Files Decorah Candidacy for Alderman DECORAH, March 18.--Jra Borlaug filed nomination papers yesterday for alderman in the third ward. The present alderman, Frank Bernatz, is not a candidate for re-election. Yesterday was the la--t day for filing. Fremont Anderson withdrew his nomination papers Monday, leaving Ralph Allen alone in . t h A fioUl frtr aannntl umrd. nlr crease in rate of five cents an acre to be paid by the owner, and permission to have county board have some powers with reference to delinquent taxes on lands which may be submitted under this law as it has with respect to any other delinquent taxes. MILLIONSof M Mahan Is President of Creighton University CHICAGO, March IS. UP)-- The appointment'of the Rev. Patrick J. Mahan, S. J., regent of the Loyola School of Medicine for the past 13 years, as president of Creighton university, Omaha, was announced today. He will succeed the Rev. William Agnew, S. 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