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April 14, 1936

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TWO MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 14 193G CONTEST WINNER HAS ARGUMENT Cantor Rules Did Not Say Pease Essays Should Be Original. NEW YORK, #)--An 18 year olc Missouri farm boy who won anc then lost Eddie Cantor's $5,000 peace essay-contest because he had plagiarized almost every word from an article by a college president, still had grounds for argument Tuesday--but he wasn't in the mood. Cantor, the comedian, failed to specify in the announcement of the contest that the essays should be original compositions. He merely called for "500 words or less expressing your answer to the question, 'How Can America Stay Out of War.'." Lloyd Lewis, the winner-loser, whose entry was picked by four college presidents as the best of 212,000, frankly admitted Monday he copied it from a. magazine article hy Dr. Frank Kingdon, president of I\ 4 ewark (N. J.) university. "I didn't think -I was doing anything wrong," said Lloyd. "There was nothing in the rules about it. I just looked up a lot of magazine articles on the same subject in the library and then picked out what I thought was best." Closing Arguments Given in Clay Trial IOWA CITY, W)--Attorneys presented closing arguments Tuesday in the trial of Louis Clay, Negro charged with slaying George Folsom,. Iowa City pioneer, and the case was expected to reach the jury late in the afternoon. Clay was once convicted and sen- enced to a life term, but on appeal the state supreme court remanded the case back to the district court for retrial. 121 Autos Stolen in Iowa During March DES MOINES, UP)--The state investigation bureau reported Tuesday that 121 automobiles were stolen in Iowa during March. The report said 126 were recovered, four of which had not been reported as stolen. The condition of Mrs. W. G. C. Bagley, 938 North Federal avenue, who has been seriously ill at the Mercy hospital for the past week, was reported as improved Tuesday. FIRST CHOICE OF CHOOSEY PEOPLE Of course, if you've never tried Miller High Life it's not your fault if you don't know that it has a flavor and:a richness and a vitality all its own. On Tap. In Bottles. BEER CITY BREWING CO. DISTRIBUTOR S02 So. Monroe Phone 1606 Day in Congress BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Senate-' Hears arguments on impeachment charges made against Federal Judge Halsled L. Ritter of Florida. Lobby committee hears Stanley F. Morse of Farmers' Independence council. House-Takes up senate bill authorizing ?10,000 to engage counsel for senate lobby investigating committee. Appropriations subcommittee meets on deficiency appropriation bill carrying $1,500,000,000 relief item. . MONDAY Senate-Heard arguments in the Judge Halsted L. Ritter impeachment case. Interstate commerce committee heard witness plead for bill to compensate railroad workers affected by consolidations. House-Heard Thomas Jefferson eulogized by Representative Shannon (D-Mo..) and Representative Boylan (D-N. Y.) Considered bill for creation of District of Columbia rent commission? BROOKHART SAYS HE EARNED PAY Received $1,000 From Firm Charged With Profiting on Army Goods. WASHINGTON, Iowa, ()--Former Senator Smith W. Brookhart who was listed in a house military report as having received funds from the Newbury Manufacturing company, said here Tuesday he hat been employed by the firm and that he "earned his money." The report listed the former Iowa senator, now a candidate for the republican senatorial nomination, as having received $1,000 from the Masachusetts and New York firm which is charged with having profited from the resale of surplus army joods. Brookhart said his employment ly the m^'T'facturing company was 'in reference to export trade," par- Jcularly in contracts with the Am- torg Trading company of Russia and had ."nothing to do with the war department matter." Beulah Lyons, Fonda, Fatally Injured When Automobile Tips Over FONDA, UP)--Miss Beulah Lyons, 19, of Fonda, was fatally injured when the automobile in."which she was riding...overturned.':hear, here Sunday evening. Her skull was crushed and she died a few minutes after the crash. Miss Delores Fitzgerald, driver of the car, escaped with minor injuries. Five Fatally Burned and Sixth Hurt as Auto, Truck Collide WISE, N. Car., (,T)--F,ive young people were -fatally burned and a sixth critically injured when their automobile collided with a fruit truck a -short distance north of here early Tuesday. Four of the five died in the flames which enveloped both the automobile and truck after they had crashed on a curve, and the fifth victim succumbed to burns in a hospital at Henderson, N. Car., later. Mrs. Reece Buried. G O O D E L L -- Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the U. B. church for Mrs. Bob Reece of ·edar Rapids, mother of Earl Ruka, ind a former resident here. The Rev. larry Herlein officiated. Burial was n Amsterdam cemetery. At Fulferton's Booth The rug this young lady holds was woven from glass wool. The same material in light fluffy bats and strips is used to insulate houses. This fug and other articles made of glass wool are on display in the Fullerton Lumber Company booth at the Building and Home Furnishings show which is being held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, April 14, 15, 16, at the high school gymnasium. CONVICT BROUN AND SIX OTHERS Columnist Is Fined for Part in Milwaukee Newspaper Strike Disorder. MILWAUKEE, UP) -- Heywood Broun. New York columnist and president of the American Newspaper Guild 1 , and six other persons arrested in connection with a newspaper strike demonstration March 21, were convicted in district court Monday. Fines of 510 and costs were im posed by Judge George E. Page on Broun, charged with interfering with a police officer, and Alfred Lauterbach, former employe of the Wisconsin News, which is involved in a guild strike, who was charged with disorderly conduct. Three of the defendants, Raymond Disch, charged with interfering with a police officer, Michael Pov- lak, alias Porter, charged with- disorderly conduct, and Hymie Polinsky, also charged with disorderly conduct, drew fines of $5 and costs. Abe Holsman and Mrs. Martha Hart, strike sympathizers, charged with disorderly conduct, were given suspended sentences. Keokuk Schqol Bonds Sold to Beh Company KEOKUK, UP)--Carleton D. Beh company, Des Moines, purchased Keokuk school building bonds in the amount of $15,000 at par and accrued interest for I 1 /TM per cent with a ?46 premium. These bonds were voted in March to build an addition to the Torrence grade school. The school board awarded the genera: contract for this construction to J S. Campbell, Keokuk, the plumbing and heating to W. P. Button, Keokuk, and the electrical work to the W. E. Electric shop, Keokuk. MILITARY RITES GIVEN VETERAN Edward Haskin, 100, Buriec at Garner; Legion Is in Charge. GARNER--Military funeral services for Edward Haskin, 100, Civil war veteran, were held Saturday at the Methodist church in charge of Gifford Olson post No. 256 of the American Legion. The Rev. T. Ernest Hoon delivered the sermon. W. F. Hathaway, Des Moines, commander of Greenville M. Dodge camp. Sons tif Union Veterans, and Mrs. Julia- Wanamaker, Marerigd, department president of the Daughters of Union Veterans, were here to pay tribute to Comrade Haskin and to bring expressions of sympathy for the various state officials of the two organizations. The American Legion quartet, composed of Fred C. Missal, Charles ?. Merten, Selby Broms and J. R. 3aggs, who is a veteran of the Spanish-American war, sang two lymns. The flag, draping the cas- cet, was presented by the American Legion to Myron Haskin, eldest son of Comrade Haskin. Among relatives from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ferleman, Hiss Opal Ferleman Miss Thora rerleman Earl, Jr., and Mrs. Doro- :hy Proctor, children of Mr. and tfrs. Ferleman of Mason City, tfr. and Mrs. Anton Pankuk and Mrs. John McBride of Thornton, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Welch of Ames, Miss Bffie Haskin of Waterloo. Surviving are three sons, Myron of Garner, Artel of Waterloo, Ed of Cherokee and a stepson, Ness Gardner of Garner, nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Mr. Haskin was married twice. His wives preceded him in death. Pall- jearers were J. R. Mounce, Fred Villodson, J. R. Keith, Roy Stille, Orville Johnston and W. F. Millard. nterment was in Concord cemetery near Garner. Only two Civil war 'eterans remain in Hancock coun- :y, A. A. Johnson of Corwith and jew Lewis of Klemme. Wesley Operetta to Be Presented Two Nights WESLEY--The high etta, "Carrie Comes to College," with Fred Diekmann, Jr.,' June 4.dele Kunz, Gordon Loebig, Irene Johnson and Fidelia Skow taking the leading parts, will be given Friday and Saturday nights. The senior nlay, "The Rival ' Masqueraders." vill be given in May, with rehearsals ilready having been begun. RADIO PROGRAM STATION \\oi, AMES 11:30 a. m.--Rhvmc and " Khvthm. 32:00 Noon--1. S. Dept. of Agriculture. 1:00 p. m,--Freddie Mauck's Orchestra. 5:30 p, m.--Far Lands, S;-U p. m.--Carillon. 6;00 p. m,---Kastenvork. Was Deaf--Now Hears the Clock Tick "I was so deaf that I could hear nothing; now I can hear the clock ick," writes Miss I. C., Goldsboro, N. C. OURINE was created by an European ear specialist, is a simple lome treatment which is bringing new hope and happiness to sufferers everywhere. If you are hard of hearing, bothered by head noises, jarache. ringing and buzzing in ·ars, sick with the dread of approaching- deafness, get OURINE oday. Relief is quick--cost only a ew cents a day. Money back if dis- atisfied. Sold at your FORD HOPKINS DRUG STORE Highlights of Talk by Roosevelt By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Highlights of President Roosevelt's address before the Young Democratic clubs of Maryland at Baltimore Monday night follow: "Flaming youth has become a flaming question. And y o u t h conies to us wanting to know what we propose to do about a society that hurts so many of them." "Many older people seem to take unmerited pride in the mere fact that they are adults." "You have a right to expect that those in authority will do everything within their power to help restore conditions that make employment and opportunity possible." "Some counsellors say 'confidence and normal prosperity will cure everything--give everybody jobs.' They generally mean by that the confidence and prosperity of 1928. But, my friends, 1928 was no milleniura." "The best that the captains of the country, and the captains o£ industry, could do for you before the depression was not good enough then and it is not good enough today." "Some people will tell you that even with a completely restored prosperity there will be a vast army of unemployed. I do not accept that. No man who is sensitive to human values dares to accept it." "Our working population increases every year. » * * work out for yourselves what would happen if all the boys and all the girls of 14 and 15 and 16 and 17 who are now working in industry, found it possible to stay jn school until they were at least 18 years old. * * * in the same way ask yourselves how many jobs would be created if the great majority, of people who are now over 65 * * * were in a position to retire in security." "Industry can contribute in great measure to the increase of employment if industry as a whole will undertake reasonable reductions of hours of work per week, while, at the same time, they keep the average individual's pay envelope at least as large as it is today.' 1 "The government must give and will give consideration to such subjects as the length · of the working week, the stability of employment on an annual basis, and the payment of at least adequate minimum wages." "We believe that steps « * * which we have taken and are taking will at least greatly cushion depressions--will prevent the up- curve from rushing to a violent mad peak of false prosperity and prevent another violent, mad descent into another sink of suffering and disillusionment." "I, for one, do not believe that the era of the pioneer is at an end. * * * the period of social pioneering is only at its beginning." DAMAGE IS DONE BY HIGH WINDS Large Barn, Worth $1,000, Blown to Bits on Farm Near Hubbard. MARSHALLTOWN, UP)--Considerable damage was done in western Hardiu county Monday night by the first high wind of the 1936 spring season. At the Ernest Klemme farm, near Hubbard, a large barn, valued at $1,000, was blown to bits. A windmill on tie Henry Brunemeier farm in the same neighborhood was blown down and on the John Hanson farm, also near Hubbard, a large hoghouse was destroyed. In Garden City the roof of the Messa garage was blown through the front windows of the Messa hardware store. Trees, chimneys and windows in both Hubbard and Garden City were blown away. The wind storm, which lasted about an hour, came between 8 and 9 p. m. 1ENIED RIGHT TO FLY OVER FRANCE iraf Zeppelin Turned Down, According to German Air Ministry. BERLIN, (JP)--The German air ministry said Tuesday permission for the Graf Zeppelin, making another flight from Friedrichshafen to South America, to fly over France was refused by the French government. The Graf, commanded by Hans von Schiller, left Friedrichshafen at 7:10 p. m., Monday, bearing 16 passengers, mails and freight on the voyage over the South Atlantic. The new zeppelin Hindenburg, companion ship to the Graf, also lew by way of the Netherlands on ta recent maiden voyage to Rio de Tanciro, Brazil, but received French permission to return over the Rhone ·alley ;iftcr encountering engine .rouble and headwinds. BRAHENY DIES AT HOME HERE Rock Island Freight Agent for 23 Years Victim of · Long Illness. James J. Braheny, 08, freight agent for the Chicago. Rock Island and Pacific railroad here for the past 23 years, died at his home, 31 River Heights drive, at 5:30 o'clock Tuesday morning following an illness of about 10 weeks. He had returned to h i s home from a local hospital two weeks ago Sunday. Mr. Braheny was born in Chicago, Aug. 21, 1877, the second child in a family J. J. BRAHENY of six sisters and brothers. His parents were Patrick and Mary McCole Braheny. Although he spent the early part of his life in arious occupations while attending school in Chicago, Mr. Braheny began railroading early in life and had continued with it for the past 43 years. Turned on Lights. Many experiences of early days in Chicago could be related by Mr. Braheny. He resided in Douglas Park, which was then on the outskirts of the city. At the age of 13 years he had a contract to turn on and off 100 old gas street lights that were used to illuminate the city in the district where he resided He later was employed in downtown stores before the loop was constructed. Mr. Braheny began his railroad experience at the age of 16 years with the Illinois Central in Chicago. He was employed by this road in various accounting departments from 1893 to 1901. He then entered the service' of the Chicago. Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific railroad as cashier, with the supervision of pay checks. He remained in this position for 12 years. With M. B. A. In 1912. Mr. Braheny moved to Mason City, where he was employed in auditing reports for the M. B. A. On Jan. 1, 1913 Mr. Braheny became local freight agent for the Chicago. Rock Island and Pacific railroad when that line purchased the St. Paul and Kansas City short line and offered him the organization work here. He remained with the railroad in this position until his death. Mr. Braheny was married June 28, 1905 to Margaret Carroll at Appleton, Wis. Surviving him are his wife and seven children Mrs. Ralph Hickey, Des Moines; James Carroll, Clear Lake; and Elizabeth, William Barry, Francis Stephen, Gerald and Patricia Braheny, all at home, and one grandchild, Dennis Patrick Hickey. Services to Be Thursday. Also- surviving Mr. Braheny are his five sisters, Mrs. Thomas F. Hayes, Mrs. J. J. Moran and Lillian Braheny; all of Chicago; and Sister Ignatia of St. Mary of the Wood, Indiana; and Sister Mary Genevievc of Ladywood Academy, Indianapolis; and Mrs. J. J. Cloud, Elmwood Park, 111., and brothers, William P. Braheny and John Braheny, Chicago. Funeral services will be held at the St. Joseph's Catholic church Thursday morning' at 9:30 o'clock, with the Rev. J. J. Cassidy in charge of services. Burial will be at Ciear Lake'cemetery. The body will be taken from the Meyer funeral home to the residence, 31 River Heights drive, where it will lie in state until the time of services. The rosary will be said at the home at 8 o'clock Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. 9 Iowa Coal Miners Killed During First 3 Months of 1936 DES MOINES, (iP--The state board of mine inspectors reported Tuesday that nine Iowa coal miners were killed during the first three months of 1936, while the total killed in mine accidents during the year 1935 was only 14. Of those who met death this year, one was electrocuted, one killed in a powder explosion, two fell down shafts and five suffered fatal injuries in falls of coal or slate. Iowa Guardsman Qualifies. WASHINGTON, (JK--R. A. Yenter of Des Moines received recognition from the war department as a national guard officer after qualifying for federal recognition by passing examinations. Boy Rescued From River. WATERLOO, (-T)--Firemen rescued 13 year old Verold Payton when he fell into the Cedar river while riding his bicycle along the river wall. PRESS GROUP TO HOLD SESSIONS Largest Iowa Association Convention Predicted by Officers. DES MOINES, OT)--The Iowa Press association will hold its twenty-first annual convention in Des Moinca this week-end. The convention, which association officers contend will be the largest in history, will open Friday morning with a round table discussion on general topics of interest. G. L. Caswell of Des Moines, managing director of the association, said today the convention will be a strictly newspaper convention. Banquet Friday Night. "If the features arranged for this convention materialize, we believe it will be voted the best event of that kind in the 21 years since the association was organized on the present business manager basis," Caswell said. A highlight of the two day program will be the convention banquet Friday night with President E. L. C. White of Spencer presiding. L. P. Lbomis, publisher of the Mason City Globe-Gazette, will be toastmaster at the banquet. The only speech at the banquet will be made by Will H. Loorais of LaGrange, 111., former Iowa newspaperman and acting managing director of the National Editorial association. The Rusty Hinge quartet of Mason City will be one of the items of entertainment. Name Master Editors. The feature of the banquet will be an amateur hour modeled after the Major Bowes radio program. W. S. Rupe of the Ames Daily Tribune will be master of ceremonies and ' wield the gong. Announcement also will be made Friday night of the two master editors and the winners of the newspaper and printing contests. , Directors of the convention are planning elaborate entertainment for the women guests. They will be guests at a special luncheon Friday after which they will have the opportunity to visit the Smouse school for crippled children here. The convention will close with the election of officers at noon Saturday. GRAND JURY HAS LENGTHY SESSION Seeks to Close Up Inquiry of Paul H. Wendel's "Confessions." TRENTON, N. J., WV-The Mercer county grand jury held a continuous session, without a luncheon recess, Tuesday, in an effort to end speedily its investigation of Paul H. Wendel, whose repudiated "confessions" delayed the electrocution of Bruno Hauptmann. Indications in reliable quarters were that a "no bill" would be returned, freeing the former Trenton druggisL of a murder complaint in connection ..with the' kidnap-slaying of Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr., for whose death Hauptmann died in the electric chair. The jury meeting followed a third futile attempt to get the New Jersey legislature to investigate the Lindbergh case. Milk is being sold at four cents a pint in distressed districts of England. THAT'S MY IDEA OF A BRIGHT AND SNOWY WASH /" I CAN THANK RINSC7 f THE HARD-WATER SOAP, V FOR THAT. IT GIVES THE 1 MOST ACTIVE SUDS I EVER SAW INI MY WASHER. BESIDES--- , Rinso suus are soft suds--they never streak or fade colors. And even in hardest water Rinso al:ne gives rich, lasting suds. It's easy to sec why the makers of 33 washers recommend Rinso. And to the woman without a washer --Rinso is even more wonderful. For Rinso's creamy suds SOAK out dirt and set clothes 4 or 5 shades whiter and brighter without hard scrubbing or boil- jog. This "no-scrub",wai' flakes clothes last 2 or.3 times longer. I use Rinso foi dishes and all household cleaning. 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