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TWO MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 19 · 1937, ·\ . «; ,' and finally gave way to spontaneous combustion. The bdoi- of gas had been strong lor weeks, he commented, and ·several survivors of the tragedy said gas-fumes had bothered them recently. Forty-live minutes proved the difference between life and death for the students. Trackslers Survive.. Plans had been made originally lo dismiss the entire student body that early lor a track and field meet: Later it-was decided to release only the participants early. They were among the: few survivors.- . · J. Mahaffey of Selma City, said "I heard the rumble" of the blast while he was 12 miles away. ' "When I got here more than 40 bodies-had been laid to. one side," he related. . . ; "One body had been blown ihrough .the roof and was lodged on top o£ the section of the building left standing." E. J. McGee of nearby Gaston, arrived in time to see "about 50 or 60 scared and bloody children lunnmg to their homes." Removes 50 Bodies. Capt. Bert (Sailor) O'Donovan of the Kilgoro fire. .deP al 'ta ent ' personally 'carried out more than 5 0 bodies. ; ' : ! · . - . A military investigation was in-: stituted and another promisedv by. the state railroad commission, administrator of gas and oil laws.' r Many sobbing parents waited to claim their dead, in the throngs of 5,000 ringing the -smoking pile where only a'bare split wall was left standing of the three-winged mam building. - · · Efforts Avere concentrated at the site .of the auditorium, where most of the 7CO high school stu-'. dents were gathered, 'when the walls shook, the'tile roof rose, then fell back with crushing force upon the collapsing structured Hundreds of grade students already had been dismissed from · a nearby building.' . . v Worst Ever Known. "This is the worst I have ever lindwn," said Joe Davidson, 54 yeai old World war aviator 'who twice experienced having a plane shot from under him. Three of his 'lour children perished. "Kids were blown out.through the top onto the roof," said 18. year old Martha Harris:who witnessed the explosion from the -Home Economy building 60 yards away.-:- - : ,.. . . ! "Some of them hung up there] and others fell off to; the ground . . . I saw a girl fall out of'the; top down through a big window which, opened to the outside. The; glass cut her leg off just-like a. knife would/' · ' · ' . : . · '. Heard for 3 Miles. The force of the blast, which- hurled bricks a quarter of a mile: and was heard for nearly three. miles away, was terrific. " "No ordinary blast could have -"e\ei wrecked completely the high ' v £01109! building at'(it is nearby) * Jfew London ' said T Hoy Ains; ,, v orth of Houston architect of the film which designed it 'The\building was one o f - t h e finest school buildings architecturally . . . anywhere in the United States." It had a steel framework and steel trusses in the roof. . American Legion officials at .Overtoil said several sticks of dynamite, used for blasting a football field, were found in the wreckage but hacl'.no connection with .the explosion. The sticks were in a part of the school not badly damaged.. · Flames From Pipes. ; As flames from gas pipes, leap- ing.30 feet into the air, lighted the scene, screaming cranes lifted huge chunks of concrete and acetylene torches bit into twisted steel to release the crushed victims. . · ··'."· 1 - ; · · : ' . ' One recognizing inother frantically snatched at a hand 'with two rings on it,' found 1 yards from the building. She cried and .turned away/ . , . , . . - . - , Mrs. W. H.'Phillips' five- year old son had run ahead to meet his brother and sister' at school. He" was killed with' them. ' H. K. Carll, oil employe, was one of the first to reach the scene after the explosion. He pulled but the body of his daughter. At 3:20 p. m., the'death blast came. The scene is a campus nine iriiles northwest of Henderson on which seven producing oil. wells are remindful of the source of wealth. ; · . AH of a Sudden.' "My brother said the place just blew up all of a sudden and scared them awfully," - w a s ' the simple picture presented by little Martha Harris. "It took his breath away and all he knew was he had · to jump somewhere, any where.". He leaped to safety. "It was nearly seven minutes before lime for dismissal," said L. 2. Barker, 16,' who was '· in the study hall. · . · · , . . · . "Suddenly the. floor rose iip. There was a terrible blast. It sounded like, dynamite.-I was not badly hurt. I was hit on the back of the head by something. I jumped out the second floor window." .: Wildest disorder followed. As the reports spread roads became clogged with screaming parents racing to the school in automobiles. Calls Sent Out. Calls were sent out for all available nurses and physicians. Some came by plane from Wichita Falls. The Eed Cross at. Shreveport La., and Little Rock, Ark., went into action. 'Oil field workers in the east Texas fields, known as one of the wealthiest in the world, dropped their tools and strained their muscles to the task of rescue work. By nightfall bodies were being removed at the rate of about one every five minutes. Automobile traffic was halted mile and a half away. Mother Holds Child. A, pitifully silent mother held s child in her arms. He was pull-id fiom the wreckage minutes earlier. Toll Heavy From Fifes, .Explosions BY THE ASSOCIATED PHESS Fire and explosion have taken a heavy toll of lives in institutions; public buildings and factories. The Iriquois theater in Chicago, December'30, 1933, was one of the most notable disasters, with 575 counted dead, . ' . - . . A fire in a.theater arid circus at St. Petersburg,'Hussia, on Feb 14, 1836, snuffed out 800 lives. One of the most .horrible holocausts was the lire \vhich swept the Ohio penitentiary at Columbus, Ohio, April 21, 1930, taking 320 lives. An explosion and fire in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Dec. G, 1917, cost 1,226 lives. · A church burned in Santiago Chile, Dec. 8,- 1863. · Two thousand perished. Poisonous, yello, smoke curled up from burning film in the Cleveland, Ohio, clinic, May 15, · 1929. The fire and fumes killed 125. Other disasters 'which caused a heavy cost: Sept. 23, 1934-- 2,2SO miners killed in the Gresford collieries, England. ' ': ". April 21, 1934--1,150, mine explosion at Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. March 15, 1834--150, explosion at Port La Libertad, San Salvador." " . . . . Oct. ' 22, 1930--262, Alsdorf, Germany, mine blast, r March 4,-1908--176 .at the Col- linswopd, Ohio, school, in an explosion. : Jan. 10; 1860--500,- Lawrence, Mass.,-factory fire. Dec. 8, 1881--450, Ring "theater, Vienna, fire. '-Dec. 5, 1876--295 dead in Conway's theater fire at Brooklyn. Jan. 13, 1908--170, Rhode's opera house, fire at Boyertown, Pa. ' March 25, 1911--148, Triangle factory fire, New York, April 19, 1906--Over 500, quake and fire, San Francisco. March 10, 1906--1,060, mine disaster," Courriere, France. Dec; 21, 1910--300, mine, Bolton, England. ' May 19, 1928--195, mine, Mather, Pa. Sept. 20; 1902--115, church fire, Birmingham, Ala. . ' .Oct."22, 1913--263, mine disaster, Dawsoni N. Mex. Oct.: 14, 1913--423, mine, Senghenydd, Wales. \ Sept. 8, 1934--134, S. S. Morro Castle burned, off New Jersey. May,, 25, 1887--70-100, Opera Comique, burned, Paris. : April 18, 1930--150, church fire; Cotesci/ Rumania. May 8, 1918--100, chemical plant explosion, Pittsburgh. Dec 19, 1907--239, mine blast, Jacobs CreeV, Pa Dec 6, 1907--361, mine, Mon- ogah, W Va Nov. 13, 1909--259, mine, Cherry, HI- Oct. 15, 1918--100, factory explosion, Morgan, N. J. Jan; 28, 1922--97, Knickerbocker theater collapse, Washington. May 1, 1SOO--200, mine disaster, Scofield, Utah. . July 20, 1907--400, mine, To- yooka, Japan. \ July 10, 19ir--400, mine, Ontario, Canada. June, 18; 1905--500, m i n e , Khartsisk, Russia. · June 15, 1904--958, S. S. General Slocum burned, East River, N. Y. : . Iowa House Bows in .'·'·· Silent Respect 'to Sorrowing Texans DES MO1NES, (fP)--In reverence and respect to the sorrowing of New London; Texas, members .of the Iowa house, spectators and workers, stood silently for a minute Friday with bowed'heads. Speaker La Mar Foster, visibly affected, called the house to its feet;as he. noted the entrance of three small children to the chamber. . . . . "Let us," he said, "pay this silent reverence to our sister state in the hour of, the gravest catastrophe to the nation and perhaps to the world." Taxi Driver Thanks Cedar Rapids Police for Saving His Life CEDAR RAPIDS, (#)--Virgil Houghton, taxicab driver, is thanking Detective William Kudr- ha : and Sergt. Frank Hrabetin for saving his life. ' Houghton, returning at 1 a. m., Friday, from a trip to Marion, became drowsy, realized he was inhaling carbon monoxide gas from a leaking manifold, rolled, down the. windows of his cab, but kept driving i n . h o p e .of finding help. He saw a squed car parked ahead of him, sounded his horn and came to a quick stop, then slumped over the wheel unconscious. ' ; Policemen hauled him out-of the cab, rushed /him to a , hosp.ital where he was placed In an oxygen tent. He xvas reported to be recovering. ' - ' . · ' Quietly she waited for another to be found. .. · At one time, 102 bodies were stretched out in a line on a hilltop awaiting transfer to morgues. Another line of 38 was-nearby. Narrow escapes were numerous. Bricks rained down around Miss Christine Beasley but she was uninjured. Evelyn Peters was blown through a window--only 'to suffer a foot wound when she landed on a protruding nail. J. B. Nelson, Jr., an oil company employe who was in the building, saw 20 children buried under collapsing book shelves. TEACHERS HEAR BISHOP OXNAM Advised Not to Sacrifice Political Liberty for Economic Justice. "I refuse to go with those who would sacrifice political liberty to gain economic justice," said Bishop G. Bromley Oxnam of the Methodist Episcopal church, in the opening address'of ine convention of the north: central division of the Iowa State Teachers association at the high school auditorium Thursday evening. "I see no reason why we cannot use our political freedom to gain economic liberty," continued the bishop, giving an address on "Culture and the Preservation of Democracy:" .. "Somehow we must work out a synthesis where in the creative initiative that flowed from American individualism may be preserved while we appropriate what benefits lie in collective action." IlzaNiemack Plays. The opening program of the teachers convention included a half hour concert by Miss Ilza Niemack, concert violinist and instructor in the violin at Iowa State college at Ames, and invocation by the Rev. Clarence E. Flynn of the First Methodist church. Harold J. Williams, Spencer, president of the north central division, presided at the meeting. . . · ·: "Democracy will be preserved insofar 'as the percentage of .cultured people in the community increases," the bishop, former president of DePauw university .of Greencastle, Ind., declared. Culture, he maintained is not "encyclopedism." Neither is it "specialism." .,:It must .have "breadth o£ outlook/' Refinement, of Taste. "A cultured man, Catholic in sympathy, is one with cultured men everywhere, seeking to know them as they search for truth and goodness and beauty," he continued. "A refinement of taste, an appreciation of beauty and a delicacy of feeling." Other qualifications for a man of culture, he added are "a sense of measure, a modesty of judgment and the critical habit, of mind, that habit which is the very soul of liberty. - "What does one mean by that? The unbiased approach, to any problem and the undaunted pursuit of its solution in true scientific spirit It is precisely this habit of mind that is - essential to the continuance of democracy. It" is ·for that reason I'say that insofar as the proportion of cultured people increases, the continuance of democracy, is insured. Breadth. 61; Outlook. "Hqweveii a per on may be one whose understanding is -quickened and deepened, he may be known for his breadth o£ outlook and his catholicity of sympathies; as we become acquainted with his aesthetic tastes, we may find there a refinement o£ -taste in fact, an appreciation o£ beauty and a delicacy- of feeling; he may be trained in the laboratories sufficiently to justify the statement that he is ruled by a sense of measure, a modesty of judgment, and a critical habit of mind. But unless he possesses something more, it would seem to me that he does not measure up to the term--cultured man. The something more is'in the realm of the heart. It is that something^ that Jesus of Nazareth stressed when he defined religion. We may call it love. "But what has this to do with the: preservation of democracy? Everything! Democracy will be preserved insofar./as the percentage of cultured people in the community increases. Fascism and Communism., "Less than.26 per cent of the population of Europe lives under regimes that remotely resemble democracy. Communism and fascism, each relying .upon dictatorship, constitute fundamental challenges to democracy everywhere. Mussolini insists that this is the century of fascism. Communists belive their eventual rule inevitable. Is Lincoln's faith in a nation conceived ; in liberty . and dedicated to the proposition that all men are' created equal a forlorn hope? "Is democracy capable of surviving .the extraordinary changes that are upon us? "Our era may prove to be one of fundamental transition, as sig- nigicant as that occasioned by the now learning in the period we call the renaissance. New teaming 1 Manifested. "Religiously, the new learning manifested itself in the reformation. Politically, it found expression in the English,. French and American revolutions. Industrially the new .learning brought the scientific method to men, and inventive genius created the stream driven machine, with the result known as .the'industrial revolution. · ''We witnessed the. passing of feudalism with' its attendant serfdom; the supercession of medieval scholasticism and the coming of emancipating science; the birth o£ the democratic state; the rise of modern capitalism; with its corollaries," imperialism and plutocracy, as well as a rapid rise in the standard of living and in population. "These centuries were marked by struggle. The pi-ice of progress was costly, terrible costly. In the midst of conflict, contemporaries --save for a few enlightened leaders and penetrating thinkers-were unable to comprehend the fact that mankind was pressing on to the promised land that in divine wisdom, is forever beyond but forever beckoning man. Adjusted to New Day. "Change occurred. Institutions had to adjust themselves to the new day, or die. Extraordinary adjustments,\jzere made, and were made peacefully. But some were accompanied by bloodshed. "The aristocracy of France was, decapitated by the guillotine of revolution. American freedom was won by fearless colonists, who pledged their lives, their fortunes and their sacred honor; signed a declaration of independence; and later founded an enduring government upon a constitution. "Men who so easily inherit the liberties these men and women won will do welt to remember that the achievement was marked by a Concord shot that 'was heard round the world' and the tragic winter at Valley Forge, as well as by the triumph of Yorktown. "The point. I seek to stress is this: Institutions of pre-renaissance Europe has to adapt themselves to the new day the new learning brought. Institutions, like organisms, 'must adapt themselves to changed environment if they would survive. Adaptation Necessary. "We/are now laced by the same stern necessity. Of course, we can plod along, unaware of marching hosts who-pass us by, but a day of reckoning comes, and in that day we may find ourselves living in a yesterday that is forgotten. "Capitalistic democracy must solve certain problems. Laski in his Democracy in Crisis defines these issues and insists that (1) It has to solve the contradiction between its power to produce and its inability to distribute in a rational or morally adequate way; (2) It has to remove the barriers : which economic nationalism places in the way of an unimpeded world market; (3) It has to 'remove the fear of insecurity by which the worker's life is haunted; (4) It has to end the folly of international competition in wage rates and hours of labor.- It has to save western standards from the slave labor of the east; (5) It has to cut away the jungle growth of vested interest which at present so seriously impairs its efficiency; (6) It has to find some way of removing from the clash of competing im- perialisms those structures of armed power which, clothed .in the garb of national sovereignty, make certain the perpetual threat of insecurity and, born of it, the advent of-war. Can democracy do this? Will the ruling forces in democratic states allow the masses to do this by the methods of democracy? Repudiates Dictatorship. "Personally, I repudiate the whole concept of dictatorship. I refuse to go with those who would sacrifice political liberty to .gain economic justice. I see no" reason why we cannot use our political freedom to gain economic liberty. But can we carry on without fun- damental'readjustment in the light of a contracting world market? Can these readjustments be made peacefully? "We must recall that democracy is both a form of government and likewise ;an ideal. Fundamentally democracy is change by consent. It is a government of public opinion. Basically power rests in trie people. "The interplay of ideas, the struggle of conflicting interests cannot be avoided and ought not to be avoided, in democracy. But in democracy such conflict is under law and order; accompanied by the maintenance of civil liberties whereby the opposition may be vocal and effective in its scrutiny and criticism, and by. a spirit that results in obedience to law by the minority until such time as a result of education and persuasion it can win the assent of the majority and change the law. Can Achieve Change. "Change is achieved within the democratic structure by free men who turn science on the one' hand, and I trust to religion on the, other, for the purpose o£ ^ontroling that which is controllable in the interests of social wellbeing. The avenues through which originality may flow are kept open. We realize with Roscoe Pound that the maintenance o£ a technic of change is the fundamental principle of : stability. "As an ideal we associate liberty, equality, fraternity with the concept of democracy, also the' rights of man, and life, liberty and the pursuit of hapiness. We do not mean equality of capacity or attainment, but of circumstances, institutions and manner of life. Equality of consideration does not mean, identity of provision, says Tawney. As we reach equality o£ consideration, there will be greater differentiation in treatment. Somehow w e , must work out a sythesis wherein the creative initiative that flowed from American individualism may be preserved while we appropriate what benefits may lie in collective action. ·"Under dictatorship, the creative mind is crushed, leadership of the opposition is decapitated, one must be partisan in the community. The civil liberties are destroyed. For a. time progress may be made under dictatorship, but eventually revolution follows, or if the masses prove to be inert, they descend to sluggishness and power passes to more virile people. . "Personally, I refuse to go with those who will destroy political liberty in the quest for economic security. I cannot believe that intelligent men and women, the heirs of the freedom associated with the whole concept of political democracy will abandon their heritage. It would seem to me infinitely wiser to use political freedom for the purpose of winning economic justice. The teaching staff of America must reveal a complete understanding of the values that lie in political democracy. These values must be treasured. They must not be worshipped. They must be used, used by' loyal men nnd women to bring abundant living to all of our people--to realize the dream of our hearts-namely, the creation of America the beautiful. We must look forward to the day when our good shall be in fact 'crowned with brotherhood from sea to shining sea 1 and we shall indeed behold our alabaster cities 'undimmcd by human tears. 1 " ·Radio News and Time-Table KGLO Alason City. Globe-Gazette Maion City, Iowa (1310 Kilocycles) FRiDAY NIGHT- 6:00 News, P e o p l e ' s Gas and 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 Musicale Interlude 7:10 Review of the Markets 7:15 Dance Hour 7:30 Concert Hall of the Air 7:45 Henry King and his Orch. 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. 9:0o Green Bros. Orch. -.9:15 American Family Robinson 9:30 Evening Dance Parade 10:00 News, First National Bank, 10:05 Dictators , 10:15 Song Styles of the Jones . ' .; boys 10:30 Bobby Griggs. , 10:45 Rhythm Rascals · 11:00 News, Abel and Son 11:15 Slumber Hour 11:30 Good Night SATURDAY, MARCH 20 6:00 6:15 7:00 7:05 7:20 7:45 8:00 8:15 3:30 9:00 9:30 9:45 10:00 10:15 10:30 10:45 10:55 11:00 11:15 11:20 11:30 12:00 12:15 12:30 12:40 12:45 .1:00 1:05 1:15 1:30 1:45 2:00 3:00 4:00 .4:15 4:30 5:00 5:05 5:15 5:30 6:00 6:05 G:15 6:30 · 7:00 7:05 7:10 7:15 7:30 7:45 8:00 8:05 8:15 8:30 9:00 9:05 9:10 9:15 f:30 10:00 10:05 10:15 10:30 10:45 11:00 11:1.5 '11:30 Home.Folks Frolic Sunup Serenade News, Mason City Fur Shoppe Hall's Mystery Melody Time Alarm Clock Hour Merkel's Musical Clock Lyon's Musical Breakfast Musical Clock and Program Resume Mier Wolf's Melody Time Voice; of Damon's Time an' Tunes. Jack Sprat Food Stores Musical Clock. Tyler-Ryan Opening Markets and News On the Mall Devotional Service: The Rev. Hoy Peyton in charge North Iowa News Belle and Martha. Diamond Bakers . Gov. N. G. Kraschel Art Tatum, Pianist Navy Talk Junior Music Hall. Hermanson Brothers -Dairy Mid Day Hevue Sons of the Pioneers. Earl Ferris Nursery GloberGazette News Markets. Hubbard Milling Company Peters en Roofing Company's Man ori the Street " ' Chapman's .Musical Miniature ' L . Mid Day Revue County Agent Talk Luncheon Dance Len Brooks, Pianist Mailbag : Northwood High School Band Reading the Globe-Gazette Sheffield Community Broadcast Rockfqrd Community Broadcast Tea Time Tunes Globe-Gazette News Jerry Shelton and His Accordion Vocal Varieties Gems of Melody News. P. G..and E. · Rudolph Friml, Jr.'s Orch. .Sports Review. Decker Bros. Dinner Hour News. Currie-Van Ness Co. Musical Interlude Review of the Markets Dance Hour Concert Hall of the Air Henry King's Orchestra . News. .Marshall and Swift North Iowa Forum Rosamine Larson, Pianist Radio Night Club News. Highway Oil Co. Five Minute Mystery. United Home Bank Green Brothers Orchestra American Family Robinson Phil Levant's Orchestra News. First National Bank Dictators . . Song Styles of the Uptown- ers Jimmy Grier's Orchestra Rhythm Rascals News. Pritchard Motor Co. The Slumber Hour ; Goodnight (640 Kilocycles) WOI College Station Iowa State Ames, Iowa i:45 7:00 7:20 7:30 A:00 · 8:05 8:50 9:00 9:05 9:30 10:00 10:05 10:30 11 :M 11:15 11:30 12:00 12:40 1:00 1:25 4:00 ·Saturday, March 20. Service Reports Matins--The Rev. E. L,. Shaffer News Notes The Music Shop News of the Hour Music Shop--continued Service Reports News of the Hour "Mountain Path"--Hulh Calvin Service Reports News of the Hour Parent-Teachers Program Service Reports News of tlie Hour Educator's Forum State Police Bulletins The Extension Hour News Summary Service Reports State High School Basketball Tournament--Semifinal Games Sign Off WMT NBC Blue Network Cedar Rapid a and Waterloo, Uwfc · Central Standard Tim* (600 Klloeyelex) Saturday, March «(j - 5:30 Tall Com Time ' 6:30 Family Altar - · 7:00 Newsiime 7:10 Musical Clock C;00 Tim Brady and His Round-Up fl:30 Frank Voelker, Organist" 8:oQ Women In the News. 8:55 Interlude' L 9:00 Newscast " 9:15 Raising Your Parents . 9:-15 Magic Kitchen 10:00 Pint Ridge Musicmakers 10:15 A Word to the Wives 10:SO Key Men 10:45 Bellevue Chorus 11:00 Governor Kraschel 11:15 Lou Webb at the Organ 11:30 AVMT German Band 11:45 Noonday Newscast 11:55 Cedar Valley Hillbillies 12:10 Question Man 12:20 Voice of Iowa 12:30 Markets ' ' 12:35 Cedar Valley Hillbillies 12:45 Aunt Fanny 12:50 Iowa Cornhuskers l;00,Dick Stabile's Orchestra 1:30 Iowa. State Basketball-Tournament 3:45 Interlude 4:00 Johnny Murdock's Orchestra 4:30 Freddy Bcrren's Orchestra 5:00 Bill Brown "The Movie Man" 5:15 Parade o£ Features 5:30 Enoch Light 5:45 Music Around the Clock 6:45 RubinoK and. His Violin 7:00 Ed Wynn 7:30 Iowa State High School Basketball Tournament 9:45 Newalime 10:00 National Barn Dance 11:00 Bob Crosby Orchestra 11:30 Joe Hcichman's Orchestra 12:00 Sterling. Young Orchestra 12:30 Ted Fiorito's Orchestra 12:45 Al Lyon's Orchestra 1:00 Sign O« WHO NBC Red Network DCS ftloJnex, Iowa Central Standard lime (1000. Kilocycles) Saturday, March 20 ni'I5 Morning Devotions 6:00 MorninR Music 6:15 Sine, Neighbor, Sing U:30 Tarni News (1:45 Almanac of Ihe Air 7:00 Musical SoYvice Program 7:15 Hardware .News . 7:30 Musical Fashion Nolcs 8 LOO Gene and Glenn 8:15 News of Spring 0:30 Musical Clock 8:45 Musical Household Hints 9:00 Charioteers 9:15 The Vass i'amily -9:30 Manhatters Orchestra 10:00 Due American Schools 10:15 Piano Impressions 10:30 Bromley House, Baritone 10:45 Home Town 1I;00 Governor Kraschel 11:15 Chasm's Music Series 11:30'NntionaL, Farm and Home Hour 12:30 Luncheon Music 12:45 News 1:00. GUI Jn a Million 1:15 Rhythm and Romance 1:25 Women in the News '1:30 Golden Melodies 2:00 Walter Logan's Musical 2:30 Week-End Revue 3:30 Spelling Bee 4:30 Kaltenmeyer's Kindergarten 5:00 Nc^vs · 5;05 Top Hatters 5:30 Weekly News Digest 5:45 Sunset Corners, Opry, fi:00 Greater IOU-FI CommiBUion B:15 Hampton Instttutc' singers G:30 News fi:4:» Diamond City News 7:00 Saturday Evening Party 8:00 To\va Barn Dance Frolic 10:15 News · 10:30 Palmer Match Program 10:35 Iowa Barn Dance Frolic 11:15 I'arfc Central Hotel .Orchestra 11:30 Kcnmor'! Hotel Orchestra Federal Income Tax . Paid in Iowa Shows Million, Half Gain DES MOINES, (IP)--Federal income tax paid in Iowa from Jan. 1 to.date was $4,221,820, an increase o£ Sl.442,766 over the corresponding period a year ago, the federal internal revenue office here reported. A total of 25,000 taxable returns have been filed by Iowa residents this year, compared with 17,900 in the corresponding period o£ 1336. . - . Karges on Air- Evroh Karges, boys' work director at the Y. M; C. A,, will speak on hobbies at the North' Iowa forum over KGLO at 8:05 Saturday night. Vt'ltli- him on the program will'be three boys, Sam Envin, Clark Gage and Keith Sanborn who will participate in a playlet concerning hobbies. FAVOR INCOME TAX REDUCTION Committee of Iowa House Recommends Passage of Senate Bill. DES MOINES, (/P)--The Iowa house committee on ways and means Thursday recommended for passage without amendment the senate bill to increase deductions granted under the state income tax. . Committee members said they would ask that it be made a spe ; cial order of business at the ear . liest possible date. The bill would increase deductions for single persons from ?6 to 510 and the heads of families from $12 lo $20. Flames Damage Hotel. DUBUQUE, (.'P)--Flames, which for a time endangered the lives of two', patrons, damaged the: Harrison hotel here. The-guests were trapped temporarily on the second floor by dense smoke. Damage was less than S300. AUNTHET By Robert Quiilen "There ain't no sense in insurin' our old car this year. I've left it unlocked, for a year, and nobody won't steal it." CLARKE TO TALK ON COURT PLANS Chief Justice Hughes May,' Go Before Committee Next Week. WASHINGTON, #P) -- Senator- Robinson of, Arkansas, the democratic leader, announced Friday that John Hessin Clarke, only living retired supreme court justice, would discuss President Roosevelt's court reorganization program in a radio address Monday night. . Robinson made the announcement in the senate a short while after William Draper Lewis, director of the American law institute, had told the senate judiciary committee that the president's proposals were "conservative." "To do.nothing," h'e said, "is inevitably to invite radical and regrettable action." Hughes May Speak. As he spoke in behalf of Mr. Roosevelt's request for authority to enlarge the high court unless justices over 70 retire," the committee room buzzed with reports Chief Justice Hughes may be the principal witness at the committee hearings next week. Whether Mr. Hughes will" be willing to testify apparently depends in part on discussions with other members of the high court. In disclosing Clarke's forthcoming address, Robinson described the retired justice as the only living former member of the supreme court who had resigned in 1922 to devote his time.to "cultivation of public opinion in behalf of international peace." Hobinson did not say on which side of . the court controversy Clarke would speak.-'The retired justice, now lives in California. Neutrality Clash Seen. Another clash of legislators appeared likely over the neutrality bill. The house passed 374 to 12 Thursday a measure giving the prsident discretion in applying a "cash and carry" policy to trade with warring nations. In doing so, it rejected a mandatory bill previously passed by the senate. Senators predicted their body would not approve the house substitute and would ask instead that a committee of members from both houses seek a compromise. A 3522,847,808 appropriation for the United States navy "came before the senate Friday. Maybe conservative j u s t i c e s could be bribed to resign by offering them double pay.--Davenport Times. 'Your Next Door Neighbors" DAILY KGLO 11:10 a. m. SPONSORED BY Diamond Bread Bakers Illinois Senator Dies of Accident Injuries SPRINGFIELD, 111., (S)_State Senaior Louis O. Williams, 68, of Clinton, died Thursday from injuries suffered in an automobile accident last Friday. A prominent democrat. Senator Williams had been floor leader. lor Governor Homer in the upper house. , WANTED tomorrow and all next week " · 500 men and young men to buy their EASTER CLOTHES on OUR BUDGET PLAN. 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