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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, March 30, 1931
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o-'j,. ^"-~*zr~ ~ iAZ*«PjDTMW liE "* i ~'"~" '- t ^ 3*^^ MASOSTCITY GLOBE-GAZETTE ARRIVES ) CIVIC MUSIC UB'S CAMPAIGN ive for New Members to Close Saturday ; ' Evening. 8K : ; ,*rbert .,W. Cost, a^ictiai I.GJJIC- AtiyevQf the Civic Concert Ser- ^"Biev; of'Chicago 'and New arrived Monday morning to the local committee with the algh for members In.the Maity; Civic Music association. ·Cost was pleased to learn of any renewals of memberships ly in and urged that those in- ed in the cultural advantages d "by the concerts to' be given next:.winter,.. should get : their iersh'ips in 'before the 'cam- i, closes at 3,6 "o'clock Saturday ;· No" members will be accepted that time and no single admis- '·-will be sold to any individual rt.y ;..,.;.":,; · · · .-.:· .· : isbn : -5pity , ; i3: one of ;over 185 thruout the country'that have :ed" Sbe Civic Music plan as the eafe and economic way to pre- fiine concerts. Members join Music "organizations as-they d a club or any other social or- sation and the annual dues pro- a budget, which Is expended on t s . · - · · · . .... ' ·adquarters have : been estab- d In the Hotel Hanford where a Ing Wets scheduled for Monday Ing at 7:30. AVI workers In'the jalgn were to receive their iria- i and Instructions. --HAVE YOU VOTED?-- KENOSHA, Wis., March 30. UP)-Charges of reckless driving; have been filed against Ernest A. Salvatore, 21' year old student of Davenport, Iowa, arrested here after his machine'struck and seriously injured Dorothy Whitney, 7, Sunday. The cnfldi struck as Hhe- stepped off a streeti car, suffered a fractured Pelvis" and lost three fingers from her right hand. --HAVE YOU VOTED J-- d i : :^ ',' Biles lor Mrs. Davis. ' ;S MOINES, · March 30. C3V- ,'ral services for. Mrs. Nancy Wts. 82, will be held Wednes- kt Eldora, her hom'e until a jago. Two sons, E. R. Davis ts Molnes and O. R. Davis of ,.j Falls survive. } CENT A DAY PAYS ,UP TO $100 A MONTH ' Postal Life Casualty In"e Co., 5511 Dierks Building, jT 9 City, Mo., is offering a new nt policy that paysTip to 5100 iith for 24 months for dlsabll- iid $1,000.00 for deaths--costs O han Ic a day--$3.50 a year, i^8,000 already have this pro- iii Men, women and children, ;10 to 70, eligible. Send no r -ji. Simply send name, address, Beneficiary's name and rela- "^ oa 10 days' FREE Inspec- required GIRL DRIVES GAR OVER PRECIPICE Former Follies Girl Finds in Death Rest Life Denied Her. NICE, France, March 30. LS"-Her nerve .bolstered by brandy, Mrs^ David -' Townsend, former Broadway "Follies".girl, drove her car off a 200-foot precipice near here and found in death the : rest that life denied her. While she drank she scribbled a note to her ' husband, reputedly wealthy Wall street broker, which read: · . . . "Please take care of my mother. Pay 4,000:francs to Wally." Another paragraph which referred to the possibility of her going back to the stage was undecipherable; See Car Crushed. · When she did .not appear at a party'Saturday evening which she had planned, friends sought 'her, 'but their search was unavailing until Sunday morning when .police saw her car crushed on the rocks below one of the sharpest precipices on the Riviera. , . " · ' · « . Her husband, identifying the body, was prostrated. He could think of no reason, he said, why she should have ended her life, other than she had suffered a sudden neurasthenic attack, such as had bothered her intermittently. Married 6 Years. Police, investigating the, tragedy, identified her as- the · former Mary Margaret Laird, Birmingham, Ala., born in 1899. She and Townsend were married six years ago and so far as known the-child, a girl of five years, is the offspring of that union. She was known to the New York stage as Peggy Davis. The tragedy occurred within a fortnight of the shooting of Fred G Nixon-Nirdlinger by his wife. Mrs. Nixon-Nirdlinger is still in jail, awaiting trial on homicide Sr _HAVE YOU VOTED?-They are making rubber from western sage-brush. Now we know what makes the plains stretch so far -· -*·-- ·"·--York Eve- WHEAT MEETING HAS DIFFICULTY General Sessions End. and Delegates Assemble in Committees. Photo shows Miss Myrta McMurdy, Beaver Falls, .Pa., on the witness stand during the trial of Hymle Martin, Pittsburgh racketeer, for the murder of William E. 1 Potter, former C l e v e l a n d councilman, when she positively . Identified Martin as the man who rented the suite in which Potter was found slain. Miss MeMurdy is a sister of Mrs. Margaret Laub, wife of the custodian of the "murder suite." ROME, March 30. world grain conference, which for four days has been trying to solve the problem of the international wheat surplus, , ended ita general sessions this afternoon and dissolved Into several committees which met to Investigate special phases of the difficulties. Thus far the conference is, hopelessly divided. It seems certain thai further conferences will have to be held before anything like a solution can be achieved. The European countries along the Danube still maintain the necessity of a prefer; cntial tariff system which would mean a virtual boycott against non- European wheat. In retaliation, the eat wheat-growing countries of tence glyea F. A. "Boots" Reynolds. Reynolds wa« out on ball at Mar- ahalltown, where he had been arrested for violation of the liquor laws after Judge Kepler. suspended a sentence given him on a similar Ch Sefting aside of the" revocation took place when a showing was made by J. E. Williams, attorney for the defendant, that the action against Reynolds at Marshalltown had been dismissed. QUIZ BAKER ON U LAND BUYING (Continued From Paso 1). the! $1.85 price serving as a maximum for their protection. _ ; Kelleher then,questioned BaKer about the authorization for changes made by Fisk and plans for an addition to the men's dormitory. Altho aereeing that here was no written rlcord, Baker said the building committee knew of the changes, together with the architects, and had approved them. Bidding; Impractical Asked by Kelleher why bids were _. « " · · i . . __. u .A.4.iTf««¥ nvniaf*TO to re- nation tariffs NEW SNOWFALL PAINTS MIDWEST (Continued From Paso !)· stalled school bus near Townor, Colo., were in a Lamar hospital. Other deaths attributed to the storm included those of three sheep herders, one In Wyoming and two In New Mexico. The body of Charles Beach, 50 year old Wyoming herdsman, was found half a mile from his camp wagon. Unofficial reports Indicated widespread damage to fruit trees. Oats in southwestern Oklahoma were reported frozen. Transportation agencies were returning to normal schedules. 46 world have threatened voke their most favored treaties if the preferential are put into effect.. . All countries admit that thers has been an 'over-production of wheat but each emphatically declared thta tl will not reduce Itb own acreage. --HAVE YOTJ VOTED?-- F,A,REYHOLDS IS FREE AGAIN Revocation of Suspension Set Aside by Judge M. H. Kepler. Judge M. H. Kepler of Northwood Saturday afternoon set aside the revocation of the suspension of a sen* 'ASivcU. IJy jrt.Diiti"«*- "«.7 -·-- .- not called for In remodeling projects BOY, 13, SURVIVES over $10,000, as required by law, Baker said this was Impractical because arangements could not be made in advance for the detailed work. He maintained that he and B. P. Schoentgen of Council Bluffs, another board 1 member, checked-all construction under Fisk's supervi- 3l °Baker desclbwl the univesity's expansion program for which he said a survey was made in iai^- He testified regarding the use of tuition money to buy land, defending this pactice. Emmet Tinley, attorney for the board of education, was on cmty today after a week's Illness out he was idle this morning as cross-examination of ' Baker was not reached. --HAVE YOU VOTED?-Prohibition may not have made I ROOSEVELT WINS ON STRAW VOTE Delegates and Alternates to Demo Convention Quizzed. NEW YORK, March 30. UP)-Governor Roosevelt of New York today appeared to be the presidential choice of a majority of delegates and alternates to the 1928 democratic national convention who answered queries sent out by Jesse Isador Straus, New York merchant. . Straus queried approximately 2,000 wen and women; 942 replied; 88 expressed no preference; 378 favored Governor Roosevelt; 125 for mer Governor Alfred E. Smith; VS, Owen D. Young; 39 Governor Albert S. Ritchie of Maryland; 38 Senator Joe Robinson of Arkansas; 35 former Secretary of War Newton D. Baker of Ohio; 15 former Senator James A. Reed of Missouri; 41 were scattered."~ Straus believed the number of replies ^'astonishing" and said "they :learly Indicate the sentiment in trie ranks of democracy at this time." Except for New York, Oregon, Wisconsin and Wyoming, Straus said JUe other states were well represented. Straus was assistant treasurer of the democratic national committee in the last presidential campaign. Swea City Revival Held. SWEA CITY, March SO.--The Rev.-B. L. Weaver of the local Methodist church, is holding a 10 day revival service to end with the service of Easter morning, Students Are Home. GREENE--MIS3 Eileen Wilder and Miss Elizabeth Wilson are home from Coe college, Cedar Rapids, and Miss Persis Pooley from the University of Minnesota. --HAVE YOU VOTED?-Junior Play Given. ROCK FALLS--The junior class play "When a Fellar Needs a Friend" was given at the school gymnasium. Proceeds are to be used to entertain the seniors at-the junior-senior banquet. --HAVE YOU VOTED?-Return From' Des Molnes. NORA SPRINGS--Mr. and Mrs It much harder to get a drink, some Carl _ places; but It has made it much' drove to Des v . . . _ _ * _ -fc m_~. nn IttviAd I furrtmo* triA Ha naces- u harder to drink it.--Tampa. Times. I turning the same day and Molnes Lucas Friday, re- .Are .You "Just Drifting?. 5 * If you want to be more successful, with your financial future assured, don't trust to Luck. Make sure you will realize your ambitions by planning and preparing for the future. The habit of saving regularly each week should be an .important part of your program. . . . The officers of this strong, progressive bank will help you plan for the 4 years to come. Start saving with us. NORTHWEST SAVINGS BANK Masbn City, Iowa Affiliated With NORTHWEST BANCOKPORATION GROUP Combined Resources 5495,000,000 li Glean your House behind its ear si xati IT' · Hi All you need is a stepladder and us. The drudgery of housecleaning is removed by sending us your rugs, drapes, curtains, furniture, blankets, spreads, and all the incidentals about the home. Returned like new. ' ate . a t ; ·pr ( i luj A ND you should be thinking about the care of your fur coat this season. In our plant It will be cleaned, repaired, remodeled, or stored by expert furriers. I 5 J LAMAR, Colo., March 30. Bryan Untiedt, 13 year old school boy, who survived a 36 hour ordeal in a snowdrift trapped bus, recuperated In a hospital here today. Five children perished Friday -in the batUtTagainst hunger and freez^ ing winds-In a stalled Summit Hill bus. Bryan sought to drive his companions out of lethargy when they dropped in zero cold. "My daddy will find us," he said. of "tSeHaSslfforeach tsFsnow filled machine, ' Children on Floor. Opening the door Untiedt saw two children lying ion the floor of the bus. One of them was his son; Arlo, 9, and the other, Rosemary Miller, 9, daughte-, of the bus driver who lost his Hie when he braved the -storm to bring aid. Both were still breathing, but .lied soon after lining rushed to a ranch house. ' Untiedt said three bodies were juried in snow in the rear of the 'MS. Two Windows had been broken -,y the children and the flakes had bean driven thru the fill two-thirds of the interior. Prophetic of End. Carl Millar, 35, the driver, was prophetic In his last statement to the children as he left for aid, the survivors revealed. A s ' h e left he said: "God bless you children, we probably will never see each other again." Bryan Untiedt, who collapsed on being taken from the bus, apologized after he revived for "slapping the little children." "I'm sorry I had to hit them, the boy said "but I couldn't make them keep moving .any other way. It made them' mad, so I slapped them again and they tried to fight me. When they hit me back I didn't mind because I knew they were moving when I did it. 1 .' --HAVE YOU VOTED?-I HOUSE DISCUSSES 1 PLAN TO CUT TAXES | (Continued From Pojo 1). telegraph companies and 36 states regulate all utilities. I He listed among the prime evils of the present utilities system operating in the state "marked and , gross rate discrimination." He said there was no regulation of issuance pf stocks and bonds by public utilities, and that consequently many faulty Issues appear. In this connec- L tion he said, the promoters play on the Ignorance of the public. ' itequested by Public. i Representative Hollingsworth said that the bill represented an Inten- *ive study, that it had been repeated by the governor and by the PU An C am«ndraeat by Representative I Leonard Simmer, Wapello, to «x» cmpt municipally owned Aitjltt es from the provisions of the bill also was adopted. Simmer said that private companies could harass and influence the commission and legislate municipal plants out of operation | under the original bill. , Other amendments were pending When the house adjourned at noon. The bill will be taken up. as unfinished business when the house reconvenes tomorrow morning. I Speaker Francis Johnson propounded the question of appointing a sifting committee. On motion of I've ridden the logs in white water __vr*r nhpsttrJielel --says Chesterfield © I9ll, liGCBTt as Unu TOMCCO Co. you'll find me swapping stories at the club It's no easy matter to pilot a bucking log through white-ripped rapids. It's even harder to pry a Chesterfield smoker loose from his choice. A man wants tost* in his cigarette and in Chesterfield he gets it.. .The better taste of. milder and better tobaeau--nothing else! Nothing else is need... thanks to the "cross-blend," which brings out the aroma and flavor of the tobaccos themselves! FOR NINETEEN yens, our Research Department h«s kept intimate touch with every new development of Science that could be applied to the nunufacrare of dgitettes. During this period there his been no development of tested value or importance to the smoker which we have not incorporated into the nuking of Chesterfield dgwenes. Liggett Myers Tabaeco Co. r Greater mildness . .. better taste! ( Representative Byron, Allen, Po- cahontaa, the house voted to defer action until tomorrow. ouncmy arternoon. '

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