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TWO leasonable certainty that what w do will not be nullified as "uncon stitutional." · Atfiiming : his belief in tho" policies, he said: "We cannot afford, either indi virtually or as a party, to poslpon or itin from that fight on advic of defeatist lawyers. Notes Farm Problem. . ''Heie 'is one-third of a natib ill nourished, ill clad, III housed-now!" he exclaimed. In short, pointed sentences h referred to the farm problem, "in adequate pay," child Jabor, strikes threats of Hood and dust storm crossing state lines, and addei each time the same word--"now!' "If we would keep faith -with those who had faith in us, if w would make democracy succeed, say we must act--now!" With that, he looked across the room, waved repeatedly to thi shouting, applauding crowd as i stood to bid him farewell, anc then returned to the white house Despite opposition by some Readers in his own party, to his .proposal.for enlarging the-highes 'court unless aged justices retire .the strength of the democratic organization was being marshaled Friday in support of: the Roosevelt views; Comments by Cabinet. ; Comments by cabinet members and some leading senators as they r turned homeward from the dinnei. indicated they were counting on a tremendous public reaction in the president's favor. : While messages accumulated at -.the white house, the opposition 'both in the senate and house took tsteps to strike back without delay ..Senator Glass (D., Va.) and Sen. ator Borah (R., Idaho) were men- 'tioned as prospective spokesmen . io be ready possibly Monday when the senate reconvenes. i 1 -..Aware ot the threatened party : schism, Mr. Roosevelt indicated a · readiness to let the dissenters go '·their way rather than sacrifice his objectives in labor, farm and social legislation. '·' Will Take Courage. ; ' "It will take courage :to let bur minds be bold and meet the needs . o f the .nation," he said slowly "But for our party, now as always · the counsel of courage is the coun- '. sel of wisdom. ' "If we do not have the courage .' to lead.the American people where · they want to go, someone else will." The dinner, bringing together the heads of nearly all governmenl agencies and many of the rank and .file, was one of 1,263 held simultaneously in 43 states and the terri lories. The managers estimated about $400,000 was raised toward paying off the ?430,000 parly deficit. · More than 500,000 persons attended (he dinners, and heard the president by 'radio. OPPOSITION TO, C. 1.0. GROWING A. F. of L. Fights Lewis' Organization Drive m Shoe Industry. LABOR. AT A GLANCE , By The Associated Press. PITTSBURGH -- Employes' representatives in steel . mills seek American .Federation of Labor support in battling com-. miUee.foL- industrial organization as breach bet\veen rival ' labor groups grows. · DETROIT -- United Auto workers, C. I. O. affiliate, de- 'mands Chrysler answer to · claim to become sole bargaining ·agency for 67,000 employes. ·. NEW YORK--"Open battle" : promised by A. F. ,of L. union against C. I. p. attempt to' unionize sh'oe workers of-.New 'England. . . · CHICAGO--Taxi drivers call '. strike. · · CLEVELAND--C. I. O. sym- · pathizers chase A. F. O. L. organizers from entrances ol Gen- ·'eral Motors' Fisher Body plant. PROVIDENCE, R. I.--2,000 truck drivers ratify agreement ending three day Hhode Island strike; promised wage boost, 48 hour week, closed shop. AKRON, Ohio--10,000 rubber workers, idle -in Firestone Tire Rubber Co. dispute, await , report from conferees. · NEW YORK--Alfred P. Sloan " Jr., president of General Motors, telis employes the corporation will bargain with all em- ploye groups, limiting C. I. O. representation to its own members. DETROIT--Settle strikes in two.auto parts plants; negoU'a- tors seek- compromises in many other sit-down strikes. , ASK GREEN FOR HELP IN FIGHT AGAINST LEWIS PITTSBURGH, (/P)--A committee of employe representatives from 18 mills of the Carnegie- Illinois Steel corporation Friday 'MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 5 · 1937 asked William Green, presiden of the American Federation o Labor, for assistance in a figh against the John L. Lewis' indus trial union. UNIONIZATION DRIVE OP C. I. O. MEETS RESISTANCE By The Associated Press. The unionization drive ot Hi committee for industrial organiza tion encountered mounting opposi tion Friday from the American Federation of Labor and employe groups in the steel induslry. Indicative of the A. F. O. L.' determination to halt the advance of John L. Lewis' followers \va» an order to fight the C. I. O. shoe workers organization campaign "ID New England. .Two A. F. O. L. units responded to President William Green's cal to battle. The Maryland State Federation of Labor ordered-city central bodies · to suspend Lewis locals. . The Cleveland centra body suspended unions atfiliatec with the C. I. O. Other federation units were expected to take similar action. The C.-I; O. drive in the shoa industry sought organization oj all workers in one union. It was .lie issue of organization by industry or by craft that caused the split between the Lewis anc "5reen groups. Map Flans for Fight. Opposition to the C. I. O. from mploye groups in the steel indus- lry crystallized at a meeting in Pittsburgh. Partisans of the so- alled "company unions," 'comprising a defense committee ol employe representatives, mappec plans for combating the C. I. O jnionization drive among the nation's 550,000 steel workers. Several A. F. O. L. organizers who solicited employes of the Seneral Motors' Fisher Body plan in Cleveland were chased from plant entrances by a group of 200 C. I. O. sympathizers. At New York, Alfred P. Sloan Jr., president o£ General Motors said the corporation will regarc the C. I. O. union as bargaining agent only for its members anc would continue'to deal with other employe -groups. Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation, previously announced a like policy. At Washington, Francis J. Gorman, president of the United Textile Workers o£ ^America,. was quoted by the post as announcing :he impending unionizatioh of the industry's 1,200,000 workers under the C. I. O. banner. Steel Prices Boosted. The United States Steel corporation followed up its wage and other concessions to employers vith a boost in prices from 53 to ?8 a ton. * At Detroit a spokesman for the United Automobile Workers of America said the C. I. O. affili- ite will demand recognition as ole bargaining agency before onsidering other demands in its onferences with the Chrysler Victor corporation ^Meanwhile, the-ianhs of jobless 1 ncreased as new strikes broke out Approximately 10,000 workers vere made idle by the closing of the Firestone Tire Rubber com- lany plants .at Akron, Ohio. Disputes at three Detroit plants of the Bohn Aluminum company nd its subsidiary, ' M i c h i g a n smelting Refining company, kept 1,200 workers idle. An agreement including provisions for a 40 lou.week and wage adjustments ended a strike at the Peninsular Metal Products Corporation, em- Jloying 1,050. The strike at the Thompson Products company, employing 800, also was settled. Both Detroit companies make auto parts. Strike Closes Plant. A sit down strike for higher vages and involving 750 workers halted operations at the Ohio atch plant at Wadsworth, Ohio. More than 100 salesgirls demanding more pay started the ixth day of their sit down strike it an P. W. Woolworth company ive-and-ten cent store in Detroit. Eleven women clerks occupied a econd store, A disagreement over wage in- reases caused the closing of Leanon Valley (Pennsylvania) plant C the Bethlehem Stee] corpora- ion. C. I. O. spokesmen said the ,500 employes demanded the same oncessions gained by Carnegie- llinois Steel corporation workers. A sit down closed the W. A. nthony Mill employing 100 at sinking Spring, Pa., the 17th mill fleeted by the dispute, in the past iree days. Union officials said ,500 hosiery workers were idle nd that the Rosedale plant em- loying 3,000 was next on the list. Only 500 on Job. Only 500 of Seattle's 1,500 lum- er and sawmill workers were on le job after a walkout of union- ts at six major plants. The strik- rs demanded wage adjustments. The Rhode Island truck drivers' trike, which.had paralyzed highway shipping in the state, was set- ed Friday. Unions ratified an greement under which the 2,000 U'ikers will receive a 10'per cent ·age increase, 48-hour week and closed shop. More than 100 bus And' roach perators ot the Flint (Mich.) TRUCK OPERATORS State Legislative matters will be discussed af a Meeting of Truck Operators to be held at the Y. M. C. A. -- MASON CITY Saturday Night, March 6 At 7:30 P. M. ' BE THERE! Bills being introduced that will cost you money, if passed. Iowa Warehouse and Motor Carriers Assn. Taken to Chicago MARGUERITE EUSTICE GIRL TO ANSWER KIDNAP CHARGES Two Policemen Man WHeel Chair as She Arrives From Clinton. CHICAGO, (ff)--Two stalwart policemen manned a. wheel "chair Friday to remove Miss Marguerite Eustice from a train and take her to a police station for questioning about a charge by Assistant Corporation Counsel Quin O'Brien that she kidnaped and compelled him to marry her. In the company ot two policemen Miss Eustice and her mother, Mrs. r\l a n c h e Eustice -- also charged with kidnaping--arrived from Clinton, Iowa, where they had been staying for several days with relatives. Five Others'Accused. The young woman's father, Dr. William Eustice, and four other men also were charged with participating in what O'Brien claimed was a kidnap-wedding in Morrison, II]., Feb. 3. Dressed in a fur trimmed turban and a raccoon coat, Miss Eustice was met at the train by Policemen Thomas Kelly and Joseph Katis. She had insisted originally she was oo ill to make the trip from Clinton. The officers lifted her to a wheel chair, trundled hei to an automo- bjtle and drove to ( the\Hudson -av- mue police statiorl There she was jfted mto an oidinary chair and carried into the station to meet -aptain Andrew Barry. Questioned at Office. "I'm glad to meet you," she said, and then remarked of her illness, 'some days I feel so badly that I can't walk. This is one o£ those days." At the request o£ a lawyer, au- .horities agreed to question Miss Eustice at the state's attorney's of"ice. It was pointed out Miss Eus- ice could go from the prosecutor's office into felony court to schedule bond, which has been set at 55,000. The policemen obligingly carried her back to the car and drove her to the criminal courts building Trolley Coach, incorporated, head- 2d back to work after 86 days oC idleness. They were granted increased wages and arbitration privileges. Fear of another maritime dispute at San Francisco was allayed when the sailors' union announced t would withdraw picket lines which kept some ' longshoremen die. Seek Strike Settlement. The United Automobile Works's, aircraft division, negotiated at T -os Angeles for settlement of an 1 day old strike after receiving a najorify o£ votes in an election to determine the Northrop .Aircraft company employes' bargaining agency. The National Enameling and Stamping company at Granite City, 111., announced signing ot an agreement recognizing a C. I.' O. union as sole bargaining agency or its 800 to 900 employes. Wage increases and recognition o£ a C. I. O. union as bargaining gent for its members ended a trike o£ 400 employes o£ the Birmingham (Ala.) Stove and Range company. AUNT MET . By Robert Quillen "I said I'd walk. Dog lovers are nice folks, but you can't ride in their car \yith- out spend!n' a week brush- in' the ha.ir off." Globe-Gazette Radio News and Time-Table KGLO Mason City Globe-Gazette Mason City, low* (1210 Kilocycles) FRIDAY NIGHT 6:00 News, P e o p l e s Gas arid Electric Co. 6:05 Rudolph Friml, Jr., Orch. 6:15 Sports Review, Decker Bros, 6:30 Dinner Hour 6:45 Diamond City News 7:00 News, Currie-Van Ness 7:05 Musical Interlude 7:10 Review of the Markets 7:15 Radio Night Club . 7:45 Concert Hall of the Air 8:00 News, Marshall and Swift 8:05 North Iowa Forum 8:15 Ivory Melodies 8:30 Radio Night Club ! 9:00 News; Highway Oil Co. 9:05 Green Bros: Orchestra 9:15 American Family Robinson 9:30 Evening Dance Parade 10:00 News, First National Bank 10:05 The Dictators 10:15 King's Men 10:30 Swing Time 11:00 News, Abel and Son 11:15 Slumber Hour SATURDAY, MARCH 6 6:00 Sunup Serenade 6:15 Home Folks Frolic 7:00 News. Mason C i t y F u r Shoppe 7:05 Hall's Mystery Melody Time 7:20 Alarm Clock Hour 7:45 Merkel's Musical Clock 8:03 Lyons' Musical Breakfast 8:15 Musical Clock and Program Resume 8:30 Mier Wolf's Melody Time 9:00 Voice of Damon's 9:30 Time an' Tunes. Jack Sprat Food Stores 9:43 Musical Clock. Tyler-Ryan 10:00 Opening Markets and News 10:15 On the Mall 10:30 Devotional Service. T h e Rev. W. H. Kampen in charge. 10:45 North Iowa News 10:55 Piano Interlude 11:00 Gov. N. G. Kraschel 11:15 Organ Reveries 11:30 This and That 11:55 Navy Talk 12:00 Mid Day Hevue 12:30 Globe-Gazette News 12:40 Markets. Hubbard Milling Co.. . 12:45 Mid Day Revue' 12:55 Chapman's Musical Miniature 1:00 Mid Day Revue .1:15 County Agent Talk 1:30 Luncheon Dance a.OO Mailbag 3 00 Women s Page of. the Air 4 00 Reading the Globe-Gazette 4 15 Tea Time Tunes 4:30 Woman in the Shop and Little Boy Blue 4:45 Jose Cortez and His Dons 5:00 Globe-Gazette News 5:05 Don Orlando and His accordion 5:15 Len Brooks, Pianist 5:30 Globe-Gazette Want Ads 5:35 Rosario Bourdon's Concert Orch. 6:00 News: P. G. and E. 6:05 Rudolph Friml, .Tr.'s Orch. 6:15 Sports Review, Decker Bros. G:30 Dinner Hour 7:00 News, Currie-Van Ness Co. 7:05 Musical Interlude 7:10 Review o£ the Markets 7:15 Dance Hour 7:30 Sons of the Pioneers 7:45 Concert Hall on the Air 8:00 News, Marshall Swift 8:05 North Iowa Forum 8:15 Ivory Melodies 8:30 Radio Night Club 9:00 News, Highway Oil Co. 9:05.5 Minute Mystery, United Home Bank' 9:15 American Family Robinson 9:30 Saturday N i g h t Dancing Party 10:00 News, First National Bank 10:05 Floor Show 10:30 Saturday N i g h t Dancing . Party Continued 13:00 News, Pritchard Motor Co 11:15 The Slumber Hour 11:30 Goodnight WOI Iowa State College Station Ames, Iowa {640 Kilocycles) Saturday, March fi. SMS Service Jtepan.i 7:00 Matins--Dr. Waller Barlon- 7:20 News Notes 7:30 The Music Shop H:00 News of Ihe Hour 8:03 ff.fu.sic Shop--continued 8:50 Service Reports 9:00 News of the Hour 9:03 "Mountain Path"--Hulh Galvin 9:30 Service Reports 0:00 News of the Hour 0:05 Parent-Teachers Program 0:30 Service Reports 1:00 News of the Hour t:I5 Girls 4-H Clubs 1:50 State Police Bulletins 2:00 Extension Hour 2:15 Service Reports 2:40 News Summary l:fln Service Reports 1:1S Campus Varieties 1:.10 Phi Kappa Tou Fraternity 2:00 Sign Oft .owa Farmer Bums to Death as Blaze Destroys His Home BURLINGTON, (dP)--William G. Vance, 54, farmer, burned to death in his home, where he was alone, near Sperry, north of here Thursday night. The two story frame residence vas destroyed and Vance's body vas found in the ruins near a arge bay window, indicating that le had attempted to escape but vas overcome by smoke. Coroner -hris Adank of Burlington said no nquest would be held. Vance, a life resident of -Des ,-Ioines county, is survived by two isters and three brothers, one of vhom lived in the house with him s ill in .a Burlington hospital. WMT NBC Blue Network Cedar iUpJdj asd Waterloo, |OR» Central Standard Tim* (600 KilocycUi) · Saturday, M a r c h 6. 5:30 Tall Corn Tjme S:30 Family Altar 1:00 Newstimc 7:10 Musical Clock 8:00 Tim Brady and His Roundup 8:30 Frank Voelker, Orsanijt . 8:50'\Vomeh in the News 8:55 Interlude 9:00 Morning Newscast 9:15 Raising Your Parents 9:45 Magic Kitchen IQiOO Pine Rittee Muslcmakeai 10:15 A Word to the Wives 10:30 Key Men 10:45 "The Man-ingo Clinic" 11:00 Governor Kraschel 11:15 I.ou Webb at the Organ 11:30 WMT German Band 11:45 Noonday Newscast 11:35 Cedar Valley Hillbillies 12:10 Question Man 12:20 Voice ol Iowa '12:30 Markets 12:33 Cedar Valley Hillbillies · 12:45 Aunt Fanny 1-4:50 Iowa Cornlmskers 12:55 "La Traviata" .4:00 Skelter Palmer's Orchestra 4:30 Freddy Ferren's 5:00 Bill-Brown ."The Movie Man" 5:15 Parade of Features 5:31) Enoch Light 5:45 Music Around the Clock U:45 Palmer House Orchestra 7:00 Ed Wynn 7:30 Benay Vcriuta Frosram K:00 National Barn Dance 9:00 Hawaiian Serenade 9:30 Jack Denny's Orchestra 10:00 Frankie Master's Orchestra 10:15 JVewstime 10:30 Freddy Martin's Orchestra 11:00 Abe Lyman's Orchestra 11:30 Ben Bernie's Orchestra 12:00 Sterling Young Orchestra 12:30 Ted Fiorito's Orchestra 12:43 A? Lyon's Orchestra 1:00 Sign OH WHO NBC Red Network Dei M u l n n . Ion-* Central Standard Tim (1000 Kilocycles) 6:00 E:15 6:30 6:43 7:00 7:15 7:30 8:00 8:15 9:00 D:ir 9:30 10:00 10:15 10:30 10:43 11:00 U:15 11:30 1":30 12:45 1:00 1:15 i::m 2:00 2:30 3:no 4:30 5:011 5 0 H:45 6:011 6:15 6:30 6 4 7:00 8:00 10 1 10:30 10:3.1 11:13 11:30 Saturday. .March 6. Morning Devotion Sing, Neighbor, Sine 1'nrm News Almanac of the Air Musical Clock Hardware News Musical Fashion Notes Gene and Glenn Musical Clock Charioteers The Vasa Family Manhnttei-s Orchestra Our American Schools Piano Impressions Bromley House, Baritone Home .Town Governor Kraschel Chasin's Music Series National Farm and Home Hour Sheriff and His Deputies News Girl in a Million Rhythm and Romance Golden Melodies Walter Logan's Musical Week End Rtvue Spelling Bee Kaltenmeycr'3 Klndergarlen .Bulletins . Top Hatters Sunset Corners Opry Greater Iowa Commission Hampton Institute.Sinners , News ' ' .... . ' . - ; . · · . · Diamond'City ;News - ' Saturday Kvenim? Parly Iowa Barn Dance Frol'ic News Commercial Program Iowa Bam Dance frolic Hotel Ambassador Orchestra Trianon Ballroom Orchestra RADIO RAMBLER To Direct Band TELEGRAPH BOYS STAGE WALKOUT Strike for Higher Wages and Long Pants; Agree to Truce. / C H I C A G O , (UP) -- Western Union and Postal Telegraph messenger boys ran a high strike fever Thursday and walked out in demand for higher wages and longer pants. Inclined to grin bashfully, instead of looking grim when explaining their grievances, the boys had no place to "sit aown" and did not attempt picketing. So they scampered about the loop in packs, pausing at company offices to call out more boys. Toward the end of the day they claimed 450 on strike, against company estimates that not more t h a n 150 ot the city's 1,000 boys had walked out. Agree tn Truce. Shortly afterward, a "committee of 10" met with Western Union officials and after an hour's parley agreed to a temporary "truce" with discussion to be resumed Friday. , Meanwhile, tiie W. U. strikers returned to work. ' Since the messengers were unorganized, their demands varied from group to group. In general, Western Union messengers wanted 40 cents an hour, an eight hour day, seniority rights, and time and a half pay for overtime. There were subsidiary demands that the companies replace puttees with long trousers, since puttees are uncomfortable and difficult to shine, and supply bicycles instead ot subjecting the boys to the risk of having their own stolen. Want S14 a Week. Postal Telegraph boys wore reported willing to settle for $14 a week. Some average less than half that, they said. The strike began at the board of trade an hour before noon. It extended to loop offices and soon girl clerks were delivering messages which could not be telephoned. Down M i c h i g a n ' a v e n u e marched the black horse troop and :onsular corps in a parade to celebrate Chicago's centennial as a city. Behind them proudly strutted some 200 Western Union boys, ·who had seized the opportunity to publicize their demands. To escape dentification and to show themselves as strikers they had removed numbers from their uniform caps. Kept in Confusion. Postal Telegraph messengers ept officials in a state of confn- ion by returning to work for brief periods, then suddenly walking out again. Grievances of Western Union soys were directed chiefly at the corriiBiission system of payment, DONALD ,T. MOORE Under the direction of Donald ,T. Moore, now in his second year as its leader, the Britt high school band will give a Concert from 3 to 3:45 ^Saturday afternoon. The band has been developed from a 25 piece organization two years ago to a limited membership ot 50--there are approximately 65 students taUing instrumental music instruction at Britt. . Britt's band finished second oiily to Northwood in the sub- district contest last year, the Norfhwood group " g o i n g on to .win high honors in the national .contest. Director IMourc is R graduate of Carlcton college at Norlli- field, Minn., and has had training under James R. Gillette, conductor of the famed Carleton symphony band. Alter four years as first horn player in the band, Mr. Moore began work as assistant director at Charles City, his home town, then went to Britt after a year at Charles City. Average age nf membership of the Britt band is only 14 years. * * « Summaries oC sectional tournament games at Clear Lake . vill be broadcast over KGLO as .soon as available for the duration "of' the.; : touruamcnt- ' which ends'Saturday. · · ' · ' · ' ' ' * * * Forum Speaker Phil R. Jacobson, secretary of the Iowa Retail Hardware association, wilt discuss the problem created by the Iowa sales tax for North Iowa retailers over the KGLO radio forum of the air at 8:05 Saturday night. under which some boys are paid one cent a message, depending on distance, and hourly rates which range from 18 to 25 cents an hour, varying with, types of service. Edward Bigos, 17, said that on a commission basis he made 80 cents in eight hours Wednesday and for the same period, George Tomlano- vich said, he made 72 cents. Theodore Knapik said he worked four hours and made 37 cents. The boys said they were charged six cents a day for their uniforms. F. R. to Leave for Warm Springs Day Later Than Planned WASHINGTON, (/P) -- W h i t e house officials said Thursday President Roosevelt had decided to leave for Warm Springs,. Ga., one day later than originally planned. They added he would be away two weeks and probably go direct to the southern'resort. Speaks on Safety. ALGONA--The Kiwanis club of Algona Thursday heard a talk by W. Earl Hall, managing editor of the Mason City Globe- Gazette and slate president of the Iowa State Safety council. lie spoke on safety. Pay ?35,000 for Building. BURLINGTON, (IP)--The Embalming Burial Case company purchased the Mercer Transfer and Storage company building here for 535,000. It will he used for the manufacture of vaults. Denies Part in Murder of Britt Farmer Firmly denying any part in the murder of James Zrostlik Nov. 2, 1935, at Britt, Thomas Runyon told a Globe-Gazette reporter from behind the bars of the Cerro Gordo county jail Thursday "I did not kill James Zrostlik, and did not shoot at a soul in my life." "Sure, I robbed a couple o£ banks in Minnesota with Clare Gibson," the blond 31 year old painter frankly admitted, "but we never did believe in any rough stuff. There's no sense to shooting, for it can't do you any good," said the man who is being held for murder. He repeated that there was no brutality in the bank holdups, the only crimes he admits. Worked as Painter. "I've worked all over as a painter," Runyon said, "and have been employed in South Dakota, Minneapolis and Florida, but I never before have been in this part of the country. Why, 1 didn't know of the murder charge against me until State Agent Paul Gruber told me about it in Sioux City this morning," he said. "I was in,Sioux Falls, my home town, at the time of the murder. No, I don't remember just where I was or what I was doing, but you must remember that was some time ago," he answered the reporter's, query. "When Gibson and I held up those banks, we would leave from a place where we were staying 'north of Minneapolis,'" the slim suspect said in explaining how the towns Were reached without going through North Iowa. He gave the explanation in answer to a question by the interviewer as to how he circumvented this territorv, since he disclaimed ever having been in North Iowa. ' Has Wife and Son. Runyon refused to mention his family, except to say that he had a wife and small son. Where, he would not reveal. "It won't.do me any good to say anything about my family," .he.said, "and any- way, they've already suffered from the disgrace. It's bad enough as it is," he said. "It's harder on my folks than it is on me," the suspect added. . . "No, I've never before been accused of murder or any other crime," he answered the reporter. "I've never handled a machine gun in my life," he answered another question, significant because the Britt killers had a machine gun in their arsenal. "What do I think the outcome o£ all this will be? I think I will be proved innocent because I ''can prove 1 was elsewhere at the time of the Zrostlik killing," he replied to the interviewer's concluding question. 23 KILLED WHEN SHIP HITS MINE Cargo of Gasoline Explodes Off Spanish Coast; Only One of Crew Saved. PORT VENDEES, France, (UP) --Twenty-three men were burned to death Thursday when the Greek steamer, Loukia, struck a submerged Spanish mine near Rosas on the Mediterranean coast off Spain. A gasoline cargo immediately exploded. Only one member of the crew was saved. He was taken to a hospital in a critical condition by a rescue ship. , The ship burned for several hours and then sank. The vessel, carrying 3,000 tons o£ gasoline, was steaming through KI storm when it struck the mine. The tragedy occurred in the same area in which the British vessel, Llandovery Castle, and the French freighter, Marie Therese Le- Borgne, hit mines within the last 10 days. It was understood the explosives were planted by the Spanish rebels to keep ships from loyalist ports in northeast Spain. The Loukia, _a 2,143 ton tanker, left here at 3 a. m. Thursday and struck the mine only an hour later. f[ FRONT PAGE NEWS . /fa EVERY NIGHT . . . 11 . TONIGHT AND P. M. . . . KGUO. ANOTHER INCREASE and another reason to take advantage of OUR VALUES NOW! On top of all the other increases here comes-an announcement of a substantial advance in labor. Woolens are up, trimmings'are up, linings are up . . . and right in the face of this, we offer extremely low prices that mean great savings . . . our new Spring Clothes are included which are now arriving every day. Radical Values in our STERLINGWORTH SUITS . . . O'COATS . . . TOPCOATS $ 20 '25 $ 31 These famous clothes are the biggest sellers in all North Iowa . . . and because we bought before the price advanced . . . these low prices. A most comprehensive choice of de luxe . . . suits ... overcoats . . . topcoats . . . aurhenHcally styled . . . in all models for men of all ages. Literally unap- prooched values at $20.00 . . . $25.00 and $31.00. Q U A L I T Y $ A T I S 5 A C r i O * Vv ^ * T NUMB£B SEVEN S O U T H F E D E R A L \^ ^L ABEL SON INC J * T NUM Jj M' ,

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