The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on May 2, 1936 · Page 8
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May 2, 1936

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 8

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EIGHT MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MAY 2 ·· 1936 IOWA NEWS OF WEEK TOLD IN PICTURES Will Appear on Fort Dodge Rotary Program Blood Stains Mark Battle Scene Killed by Pape Victim of Gunman's Fire Miss Ruth S'pringborn, above, Muscatine marimblst, will appear on the program of the eleventh district Botary convention at Fort Dodge May 3, 4 and 5. Miss Springborn has won highest honors in piano and the marimba-xylophone in high school and played at the World's fair in Chicago as a member of the 100 piece marimba band which played in Europe and New York. She is now a student at the.Muscatine junior college and plans to finish her musical education at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago. (Iowa Daily Press Association Photo) Grim evidence of the death struggle between State Highway Patrolman Oran Pape and Koscoe Barton is visible on the door and .running board of the death car, pictured above. Blood stains from Barton's fatal head wound are plainly seen. Barton had ordered Pape into his car after the officer had halted the Davenport criminal. Shortly after the gunfight took place when Pape attempted to catch the outlaw off guard, the fight resulting in death for both the officer and the outlaw. (Iowa Daily Press Association Photo) Master Editor Shows Storm Curio Weapons Found in Barton Car Sheriff Fred Nesper is pictured examining the automatic pistols found in the death car of Koscoe Barton, killed Wednesday night by Highway Patrolman Oran Pape after he had fatally wounded the officer. On the chair beside the sheriff are extra sets of license plates and extra clips of ammunition cartridges. (I o w a Daily Press Association Photo) James R. Rhodes, publisher of the Newton Daily News for more than a quarter of a century, and also publisher of three other Iowa dailies--the Perry ; Chief, Carroll Herald and Missouri Valley Times --was recently selected as Master Editor by his fellow editors of the Iow4 Press Association. (Iowa Daily Press Association Photo) One of the freaks of the tornado which swept across northwest Iowa Thursday, taking four lives and injuring 40 others is shown above. Mary Steiner, young Spencer girl, is exhibiting a piece of tin, through which was driven a piece of straw six inches long. The curio was discovered by Father N. C. Wendl, Catholic priest of Spencer, while touring through the ruins in Terrace park. (Iowa Daily Press Association Photo.) · First to Reach Pape After Battle Farmer Burned to Death in Fire Above is shown ine remains of the Albert Groten farm home, des- -troyed by fire Wednesday near Albert Lea, Minn. Mr. Groten suffered fatal burns and his daughter, Esther, was severely burned when she made an heroic attempt to rescue her father by breaking the glass in a window and reaching in groping for Mr. Groten, who was lost in the smoke and.fire. Donald, a son, suffered burned feet and a cut wrist in his attempted rescue work. Mrs. Groten and three other children escaped without serious injuries. (Courtesy Albert Lea Tribune) K o s c o e Barton, Davenport, above, was killed by Oran Pape after he had fatally wounded the former Iowa university god star in a gunfight near Muscatine Wednesday night. (Iowa Daily Press Association Photo) Gives His Blood , John Battery, chief of the Iowa state highway patrol, gave his blood for a transfusion in a desperate effort to save the life of Oran Pape, patrolman fatally wounded in a,gun fight near Muscatine, but the former Iowa grid star died before the transfusion could be effected. Wounded critically by a gunman he sought to arrest, Oran H. "Nanny" Pape, 29 year old state highway patrolman, above, died in a Muscatine hospital early Thursday morning after the vicious gun battle in which he shot and killed Roscoe Barton. An emergency operation and blood transfusion failed to save Pape's life for he had been shot in the abdomen by Barton when he attempted to wrest the gun from him. After being fatally wounded Pane took the gun from Barton and killed him. (Iowa Daily Press Association Photo) Northwest Iowa Twister Picks Up Cottage in Its Path The tornado and windstorm which struck northwest Iowa Thursday afternoon picked up the Terrace park cottage owned by F. "Gilmore of Cedar Rapids in the Okoboji summer resort territory and left behind only the funiture. The cottage itself vanished w ith the cyclonic fury that struck it. (Iowa Daily Press Association Photo) Tornado Destroys Cottage--Leaves Dresser i \ New Allison Tribune Home C W. Wilson, left, and L. L. Stewart, rignt, Han sas City salesman, were eriroute to Kock Island Wednesday night when State Highway Patrolman Oran Pape, fatally wounded in a gunfight, hailed them and told them of the struggle. The salesmen took Pape to a filling station west of Fairport where at his own request he was transferred to another and faster car driven by I. E. Fender of Onargo, 111., and taken to a Muscatine hospital. He died there early Thursday morning. (Iowa Daily Press Association Photo) Cottage Dropped From Skies by Storm When Mrs. C. N. Bang, owner of the cottage, remains of which are seen above, attempts to rent it lor the summer she will probably have some trouble in doing so. The cottage was one of those destroyed by the tornado near Spirit Lake and the twister carried away the entire cottage and all of its furniture except part of one dresser. (Iowa Daily Press Association Photo) Cottage Saved by Tornado Freak The Allison Tribune is now located in its enlarged quarters. Reconstruction of the building was made necessary by the addition of new equipment. There are 1,500 square feet of floor space in the building besides the basement. Above is pictured the remains of a cottage which was dropped from out of nowhere by the tornado which struck northwest Iowa and southern Minnesota Thursday. The cottage's remains were dropped in Terrace park, near Lake Okoboji. (Iowa Daily Press Association Photo) This cottage owned by Mrs. L. P. Madson of Council Bluffs is in Terrace park in the Okoboji resort region, and was saved from destruction by the tornado Thursday when the twister, after starting to demolish the cottage, veered off and left part of the structure standing. (Iowa Daily Press Association Photo)

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