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March 27, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 2

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 27 1931 IN THE RADIO WORLD I:', By C. E. BUTTERFIELD ... Associated Press Radio Editor .{Time;is:central standard thruoutl .. NEW YORK, March 27. CffJ-r-A forerunner ot what may be developed iu synchronized .brosdcast- ing of identical programs on the same wave length is indicated by the proposed tie-up of four stations in the Columbia network. Under the plan approved by the radio commission, WCAH, Columbus, Ohio, WOKO, Albany, WHEC, Rochester, N. Y., and WHP, Har- · risburg, Pa., are to be operated on 1430 kilocycles. This means that -- COAL - BLUE RIBBON LUMP COAL. RAINBOW LUMP COAL. PHONE 1176 Consolidated COAL CO; .75 $7.00 within six weeks CBS will be running double the^ number of stations synchronized in" a single group, as compared with the NBC setups. That chain is operating WKAF- jWTIC and WJZ-WBAL together on two wave lengths. If engineers find that four stations function satisfactorily tn- gether, they no doubt will attempt to increase the number until tie dream of an entire network on the same channel is realized. "The Date Tree," a draina written by Delos Smith, New Orleans and New York newspaperman, is to be the radio play bill on the WEAF chain April 1. " ; FKIDA3T Part n of Hamlet by the radio guild, WJZ and network at 3.« Curtis institute of music concert, WABC chain at 3. Dudley Wilkinson, baritone, guest artist with Major Bowes' family, WEAF hookup at 6. Arthur Murray's dancing class, WJZ associates at 7:45. Story hour, "Her Son's Father," WABC and network at 8. Youth Dies of Bullet From Policeman's Gun FORT MADISON, March 27. UPl --Norbert Rose, 21, died here today as the result of 'a wound from a bullet fired when he was fleeing from Night Officer Carl B. Reeder early Thursday. BUY EM*%ftfrrrcw WEAR EM 7^7, TAKE MONTHS TO PAY ·^^Hi^HBHiMHIHHI^^^^B^H^HBHMHBM^HMM^HM^^BM^^^'^^^^^^^^^^^^TM "| ·-'" · lYbur Palm Sunday and. 1EASTER CLOTHES CREDIT Come to this friendly Credit Store for^all your Easter Clothes. Handsome Fur Trimmed COATS What styles, what fabrics, ·what george- o u s t r i m- mings! The '· the' leading : style creators. The prices are positively astonishing. ON EASY CREDIT To complete your outfit see the dainty Easier IR£SS£S A variety that will tempt you to buy two or three. Here are dresses of unusual charm and delicacy, daintily draped and tastefully trimmed. Superb values. 1932 PROMISES MUCH INTEREST Campaign Prophecies Based on Great Division on \ Many Issues. · JVASHINGTON, March 2T. (/P)-Bursts of prophecy concerning 1932 followed^ today in the path of developments that promised- an interesting if hot tumultuous political future. As observers scanned the horizon, they based their deductions on th-2 following: Some southern democrats are urging that business he the issue in the elections and that their next party convention 'ignore anti-prohibition proposals made at the recent meeting of their national committee. Senator Norris doubts that independents will help democrats to organize the new senate. Norris and Representative Laguardia have pledged cooperation between house and senate progressives. Dissension between the · major political parties over New. York and Chicago has brot up Tammany and episodes of the Harding administration. Leaders of a movement for a special session have been told their efforts probably will be fruitless. Members of the .southern, democratic wing-have begun their campaign to prevent convention approval of some platform planks suggested 'by Chairman Raskob of the national committee. -- ' VETERAN STATESMAN PRESIDENT GETS COOL WEATHER Ship Leaves Tropics That Burned Hoover's Face Deep Red. U. S. S. ARIZONA, March 27. UP) --The Arizona, carrying President Hoover and his party back to Washington, ran into cool bracing weather during the night .after a week spent in the tropics which left the faces of most of the party, including President Hoover's, burned to a deep red. The president turned to enjoyment of a complete rest in the three days which remain before the battleship reaches Norfolk and the party goes on to Washington. Hoover in a statement commented upon the progress the people of Porto Rico had made in self government and establishment of democratic institutions. His view of the Virgin Islands was less hopeful. He said that altho opinion was divided they might have some military value sometime, but that "when we paid $25,000,000 for them we acquired an : effective poprhouse, com- va popula- TIMOTHY HEALY, 76 Irish Patriot' and First Governor of Free State Is Dead DUBLIN, Irish Free State, March 27, UP)--The saorstat today mourned Timothy Michael Healy, Irish parliamentarian extraordinary and its first governor" general, who died In the night after a three weeks' illness. He was 75 years old. The, end had been foreseen for several days, altho he was ill with what was thot to be. only a bad cold for some time before seriousness of his malady, a bronchial affection, was appreciated. He took a turn for' the worse yesterday morning and his son was summoned to his bedside. As a member of parliament for what is now the saorstat Healy founded a tradition of his own, the "Irish"nights" in which he would sit back with his silk hat tipped over his nose, pretending not to 1 listen to debate. Suddenly he would arise, obtain the floor and deliver a speech of vitriol coated with honeyed Irish words. He withdrew from the house of commons when the free state got its own parliament and became first saorstate governor general, serving from 1922 to 1928. MANY HEARD IN STOCKYARD CASE Alleged Nuisance at Sumner .Is Investigated; Leslie Is Prosecutor. WAVERLY, March 27.--The Bremer county grand jury today entered upon the fourth day of its investigation of conditions in the Sumner stockyards, to be a public nuisance in a complaint filed by F. S. McCormick of Sumner. H. L,. Leslie of Waverly is serving as special county attorney for the investigation. More than 20 witnesses have been heard in the case. The question has been fought over since early February, and interest in the case has continued following a public meeting at which the Chicago Great Western railroad, operator of' the yards, the city of Sumner, and complaining residents were represented. her parent's home near Milan, Mo., for a visit. Her father, who had struck up a casual acquaintance with Burke at a farmer's home, in-, vited Burke to his home to play cards. After tha girl returned to Kansas City she corresponded with her future husband. She went back to her father's farm last June and they decided to be married. They drove to Ottumwa, Iowa, June 16, where she bought some clothes and the next day were married at Centerville, Iowa, going, to Colorado Springs on their honejj moon. After a trip thru the WOE they returned to the Missouri farji last September. 1. She denied that she was awar that her husband evec carried gun. EASTER MILLINERY ·419 8 ' SILK, HOSIERY, NORTH IOWA HAS LIGHT SNOWFALL (Continued From Pnge 1). ·es of snow, of great value to win- r\TTr)l' r I7 ter, wheat, followed a rain. Temper- DUKFvll HOUSE ACCEPTS BILL ON TRUCKS (Continued From Foge 1). or purchase swimming pools but left the way open to future consideration. The bill which was sponsored by C. F. Clark, Linn, was defeated, 24 to 23, but the senate refused to adopt a motion to table. Senator Clark said that he had heard complaints against the cost of government from all parts-of the state and that the bill represented one form of reducing expenditure. Upon motion of-George A. Wilson, Polk, the bill was amended to provide that cities which had started swimming pools might complete them: Approved.by House. .The senate, also passed the Tamisiea bill which had been approved by the house. It provides that funds due contractors on claims for labor and material shall not be withheld unless accompanied by a certified' statement showing that the general contractors have been notified. The senate concurred In the house amendments to the joint resolution providing for a survey on which to base a 25 year conservation program. The upper branch also approved three claim bills, including those for the Hall-Fabritz and Hatter-Gallagher election, contests. The senate passed the Rigby bill making bank drafts in payment of clearings preferred claim regardless of the assets against which it is drawn. The bill prompted a heated discussion but an agreement was reached thru the adoption of a motion striking out similar provisions applying to cashier's checks. Talk / about style · Here's what you want for Easter ·- Wo^ed SUITS and TO Get into, one of these s n a p p y Suits, or slip into a Topcoat. You'll be mighty pleased ·with yourself -and w i t h the m o n e y you'll save! CONTRACTS FOR COAL DISCUSSED (Continued From Page 1). lengthy clash in which Chapman joined. ·"You are hostile to the investigation," Kelleher said to Baird. "I am hostile to the way you are conducting it," was Baird's reply. Chapman interposed a remark that he had been summoned to testify regarding the purchase of coal by the university from the O'Hagan company but charged that "three quarters of the questions have been about the salary of Arch McFarlane." He said his subpoena was unsigned. The witness withdrew a statement made yesterday that the Great Lakes Coal and Coke company and Walter Bledsoe company had paid a commission to the O'Hagan firm on university contracts. Chapman said he had looked over his records and fouud no commission was received. Denies Walker Order. "Mr. Walker told you to say that?" asked Kelleher, referring to Henry Walker, attorney . for the board of education. Chapman denied this was the case. One ,of the transactions between the O'Hagan company and the university was oh Nov. 14, 1927, for 5,000 tons'of coal to be delivered during the next six 'months. Chapman's file did not include any letterh pertaining to the award of the contract and he said he .was unable to recall any of the details. "It seems to me," remarked Representative George T-Ciller, "the ordinary fellow would-know something fOKDAN? QJ 119 South Federal Ave. %7 People are Pleased · .with our Prices about a 5,000 ton order." Senator Doran inquired again today as to whether the 'university plant could burn Iowa coal. Chapman said he understood new equipment had been installed so that this was no possible. Chapman testified that the Midwest Coal company at Albia has paid the O'Hagan firm commissions on coal sold directly to the university. Asked why this was done, he said, "I suppose we stayed out of the bidding." Similar Agreements. This practice Is followed only between the midwest and O'Hagan companies, he said, but added that the McFarlane firm has similar agreements with other companies on some .contracts. ·· Chapman told Senator Doran that he believed no university or board of education officials new of this arrangement. Several companies, if asked by the university for bids, Chapman testified, would refer the request to the O'Hagan firm because "we are their legitimate jobbers." The O'Hagan company's bank records were examined and showed several checks drawn to the Kc- Farlane firm. Chapman said that I company would invoice coal to the Atures-fell, steadil; r,felI-M-JE-iif -" Reaches' The "norther" reached the Texas panhandle country last night. Fruit I crops were given up as lost at Am- ' arillo, Tex., where the thermometer dropped to 11 degrees. Stockmen feared the unexpected menace. Snow fell at Kansas City and other western Missouri points. Air traffic was brot to a standstill. The belated blizzard held Nebraska within its grip. Those who experienced the famous "blizzard of 18S8" saw its likeness in tnis storm It was agreed that Nebraska today was in the- midst of the season'-s worst storm. Cattlemen were making every effort to protect their stocks from the weather. Rain Falls in Iowa. Rain began falling thru out Iowa during the night, changing-to wet ?now 'toward morning. Temperatures hovered near the freezing point. Creston, which profited by the early March storm which covered the three southern tiers of counties with approximately a foot of snow reported nearly two inches already on the ground this morning and more falling. Fort Dodge reported an inch and a half of anow, and Cedar Rapids a blanket of snow from 3 to 4 inches deep. Boone received one and K half inches of snow with a precipitation of .30 and snow still was failing this morning. Estherville reported a precipitation of .07 inch. Council Bluffs, Sioux City, Ottumwa and Cherokee also reported snow. South Dakota today experienced its first general snow-fall of the winter season. Sioux Falls received 2% inches of snow during the night, with more falling this morning. Koads in the TO f VTti A TMTT Q\T- Springtime Is ENERGY TIME . . . MRS. RUTH CAMPBELL cooking- school expert, recognizes the h i g h quality of DIAMOND Bread and has demonstrated it daily. However, it does not take an expert to appreciate its quality--your own good taste tells the tale. Spring is in the air -- and in the hlood of healthy men, and women. A new urge^to activity is apparent everywhere; the world ia awakening after a long winter's sleep. "Spring fever" is just around the corner for those who draw on their bodily energy without eating enough ENERGY food to replace it. Eat plenty of bulky foods -- leafy vegetables and the like -- to purge the system, and for strength and energy eat generously of IAMOND You won't need any artificial "spring tonic" if you follow this course. Our bread provides practically all of the elements necessary for the human body, and furnishes them in easily digestible form. It is clean and wholesome, carefully made of the finest ingredients, by skilled workmen in a sanitary plant. Buy a loaf today and start taking this delicious kind of "spring tonic" at once. MASON CITY BAKING CO. Insist on Diamond, the Better Bread It Stays Fresh Longer. as a dangerous, widely sought machine gunner and bank robber. Thomas J. Higgins, detective sergeant, who questioned Mrs. Burke, former nurse in a Kansas City hospital, expressed belief that she did not know of his alleged criminal activities until after his arrest yesterday. Mrs. Burke was visiting here | when her husband was seized. She was detained for questioning.... "It couldn't nave been Richard who shot those men in Chicago," Mrs. Burke said, referring to the St. Valentine's day massacre. "He couldn't he a Killer. He is not that kind of man." · She said that Burke was "shocked 'and grieved" on their honeymoon when at Matamoros, Mexico, he saw the bodies of poor Mexicans dug up because their relatives could not pay rent for the graves. The girl related that her father first Introduced her to Burke. Shs was taking training: to be a nurse at Kansas City and had returned to vicinity of Mitchell were reported drifted. Zero temperatures did not reach eastern South Dakota, however. PATENTED ROASTING PROCESS CONTROLS FLAVOR OF COFFEE No Other Roasting Process Can Develop Such Uniform Goodness O'Hagan firm without a profit. The checks also showed bonuses last December of 5500 to Chapman and $200 to Miss Iiucille O'Hagan and last October of $200 to Chapman and ?50 to Miss O'Hagan. Loaned to Firm. The profit and loss account disclosed a balance last December 30 of $4,472.00 which Chapman asserted should be credited to R. L. France of Chicago, owner of both companies. He repeated his testimony that $4,000 of this amount had been loaned to the McFarlane company without a note. As the morning session closed, Chapman again protested that he had been quizzed on Arch McFarlane's personal affairs. Kelleher remarked that is an indication of his own fairness, he had not offered personal letters between McFarlane and President Walter A. Jesaup ol the university which happened to be in the O'Hagan files. Walker insisted that they be introduced. "We don't watft any insinuations," he said. Coffee drinking has become a joy forever to the millions who daily fill their cups with Hills Bros. CofTee. Of all coffees sold there are none that can duplicate its delicious, deep-flavored goodness. This matchless flavor is duo to the accuracy of every process from the blending to the packing of the fragrant coffee. Of special importance is the control of the roasting process. Instead of roasting coffee in bulk--the ordinary way---only a few pounds at a time pass through the roasters in a continuous stream. The flow of coffee, speed of operation and the heat are accurately controlled. Every berry is roasted evenly by this process--Controlled Roasting --invented and patented by Hills Bros. Naturally, the^resulting flavor is uniformly delicious, something that is rarely 'tha case in bulk- loastcd coffee. As fast as Hills Bros. Coffee is roasted and ground, it is packed in vacuum. By this process, air, which destroys the flavor of coffee, ia taken from the can and kept out. Ordinary cans, even if air-tight, do riot keep coffee fresh. Ask -for Hills Bros. Coffee by name and look for the Arab--the trade-mark--on the can. Sold hy grocers everywhere. Hills Bros. 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