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Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 7, 1931
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rs- '^ -* ' · -n.IT.EH.lJ "4 PASTOR CLAIMS SELF DEFENSE "I Stand Acquitted Before God," Asserts Man'Who Shot Evangelist. . ; NEVADA, Mo., April 7. UP)--The Rev. J. A. Brown, former blacksmith, claimed spiritual solace today as ha awaited the filing. of charges against him for the slaying of the Rev. George Rider, 43 year old evangelist '1 atand acquitted before God," the elderly minister said, asserting lie shot in self defense. ·. A coroner's jury found the evangelist, fatally wounded at the minister's home Saturday, came to his death at Brown's hands. Webster Hallett, prosecuting attorney, said Brown would be tried on charges of first degree murder. Rejected Invitation. ' Witnesses testified Brown, former pastor at a little log church at Haliey's Bluffs, had rejected an invitation from Rider to conduct Easter services at the church and that their discussion led to blows. Brown charged Rider had threatened to take away his license to preach. '. The widow of the evangelist said Brown told her husband: "Get out, you've been lying about me." · ·, Shot Outside Door. Rider was shot, she said', as he stepped from the door. Hallett ascribed the motive to jealousy'over the success of a revival service conducted by Rider from the pulpit Brown vacated last December. 'Members of the congregation said Brown resigned after a dispute about hia right to serve in other country pulpits nearby to supple- ment his earnings, ranging ffonf 54.15 to $9.15 a mouth at Haliey's Bluffs. lowan Commits Suicide After Shooting His Wife COUNCIL BLUFFS, April 7. UPl --CJarence ilcCord, 50, died today from self-inflicted wounds incurred last night when' he shot his wife and then turned the weapon upon himself. Mrs. McCord, 47, will recover, physicians reported. Ford of Canada Reports $3,157,876 1930 Profit EAST WINDSOR, Ontario, .April 7. (]--The Ford Motor company of Canada, limited^ today reported net profits of $3,157,876.72 during 1930. Total dividends paid during the year aggregated $3,483,816 Including extras. See the Lennox Torrid Zone GAS CONVERSION BURNER Now in Use in Our Office RAY E. PAULEY CO. - 421-425 South Federal Ave. PRESIDENT OBSERVES EASTER President and Mrs. Herbert Hoover are shown attending the Easter sunrise memorial service in Arlington cemetery amphitheater, Arlington, Va. With them on the rostrum is Jamas H. Milan, grand coni- mander of tho Knights Templar. Read the Want Ads Daily Do Away With Furnace-Tending *. ,' Ashes, Dirt, Worry and Work D O YOU like furnace firing?- Of course not! To begin with--stairs climbing!. Then the crude physical labor--the shovel-' . Ing, lifting and shaking which have ruined the health of more than one housekeeper! Next consider the ever-repeated ordering of fuel-the uncertainty, the fluctuating, prices and varying .quality. What is the coat in vexation? Then the storage space required and 'the in-' evitable ashes to bo carried from the basement and disposed of. Gas heat abolishes these irksome tasks I Think of the dirt and dust, smoke and soot that cannot be avoided with ordinary fuel. . . What do these cost in extra cleaning, extra decorating, extra laundry--extra · wear on clothes, draperies and 1 dispositions? And finally, regard that most precious possession-Liberty. How many families are tied to their furnaco unable to close the house for even a day in the winter time · lest the plumbing freeze; hurrying home from the movies lest the fire go out? The cost in freedom-ryes, that is the biggest of all. JANITROL This Efficient Burner Goes in Your Present Heating Plant "Call Us" PEOPLES GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY, P. C £r L For Better Appliances RIOTS FATAL TO 200, REPORTED iandhi Board Investigates Fight Between Moslems and Hindus. NEW DELHI, India, April 7. UP) --A special board of inquiry ap- ointed by Mahatma Gandhi re- orted today that about 500 per- ons were killed in the' unal riots between Moslems and indus at Ca\ynpore. The city was described as having een transformed into a huge, bat- efield, illuminated by the glow of urning houses and temples: No ore savage conflict has - taken ace, it was said, since the Cal- utta mutiny of 1857. · . '-. The riots began, the Gandhi oard reported, when a false report as circulated that a ...Moslem, irtne had been" desecrated:" The. 'o ale ma testified that Hindu na- onalists attempted to force Mos- em store keepers to close in mourning for Baghat Singh, ex- cuted' revolutionary. Did Davenport Theft Preys on Conscience; Fair Board. Gets $1.50 DAVENPORT, April 7. (--The heft of $1.60 from the Mississippi Valley fair and exposition two years ago preyed upon the conscience of :he thief. Today a letter was received by the assistant secretary of he fair, enclosing a dollar bill and a 50 cent piece. Famous Foot Surgeon Dies. BALTIMORE, Md., April 7. (M-Dr. William S. Barr, 51, internationally known orthopedic surgeon, died oday of the effects of a stroke of laralysis he suffered Sunday. Revival Services Aro Ended. BANCROFT, April 7.--The three veeks of special "revival meeting leld at the Baptist church by H. Mell Maien, evangelist, closed Sunday. Globe-Gazette Offers Booklet on Annual FLOWERING PLANTS All vegetables and no flowers make a home garden a prosaic affair, just as all work and no play makes Jack a dull hoy. We offer our readers thru our Washington bureau for 6 cents a booklet on ANNUAL FLOWERING PLANTS that is invaluable to all gardeners, city or country, containing, as it does, the best information available from 'governmental and other sources. It tells all about the culture and care of the garden flowers that are raised annually from seeds, covering everything from ageratum to zinnia. All these annuals, their characteristics and how they thrive best, their sizes and colors, and the treatment of each, are discussed from an expert standpoint. Start right on your flower garden by filling out and sending in this coupon now. FOUR MUSICIANS FROM HERE PLAY IN BAND ON TOUR Carletott Symphony to Give Concerts Monday in , Mason City. Four Mason City' musicians are members of the Carleton college symphony band of Nor thfield, Minn., which will crivft concerts in the local high school auditorium Monday. These players are J e s s Redington, Em aim el Eggert, Artemas Brown and Clifton Burmeister. T h e Cnrleton symphony b a n d will give a concert f o r h i g h school students at 1:30 o'clock Monday afternoon and 4 o'clock to grade itudents. The evening concert at 8 o'clock will be-open to the public. Mr! E g g e r t plays sousaphone in the band. He was a ' member of the Mason City high school band. Mr. Redi n g t o n is a French h o r n player. He also played in t h e h i g h s c h o o l band. Both Mr. Eggert and Mr. Redington a r e now at Carleton college for their second year. , Two other musicians who played in the local high school band are now at Carleton college -for their first year. Mr. B r o w n is a French h o r n p l a y e r . Mr. B u r m elster, who plays the trombone, attended Junior college h e r e and e n t e r e d Carleton last fall as a sophomore. The Mason City concert is being sponsored by the music department. The Carleton symphony, band is giving concerts in many states under the direction of James Robert Gillette. According t o Sidney King, manager of this band, three major conditions are fore- moat in choosing men for the' symphony . b a ,n d : First, character; s e c o n d , scholarship; third, unquestioned mu- _ sical ability. With- '. out any one of-these three, no matter how well developed "the other two may be, the individual is not carried on tour. When asked why these toura are made; Mr. King replied, -'We believe there is need for a new type of band and a new school of band music. It is our serious endeavor to show the public what can be done with the modern symphonic band, hoping that we may. influence others to wad the work we are doing. We do not play trick programs to gain applause. Only tha ; best in musical literature finds a place on the programs we present and thus far, our audiences have shown their hearty approval and have 'given as cedit for our*honesty o£ purpose. Each year we receive many requests for reappearances In cities we have visited. This we consider a tribute to good music. "Our tour this year takes us into tho following states: Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas,- Louisiana. Mls- isissippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, ilndiana and Illinois. As in our tours of other years, we sincerely believe that the Carleton Symphony band will prove a real inspiration to those interested in the better of music in general, and band music in particular." Eldora Man Is Fined $25 at Police Court; Speeder Forfeits $ 10 Prank Kness, Eldora, was fined $25 and costs on a charge of intoxication when he appeared at police court Tuesday morning. He was arrested Monday night. Walker Reinard, Clear Lake, forfeited a $10 bond for speeding:. He was arrested Tuesday morning on East State street between Kentucky avepue and Carolina avenue. The case of Frank Perrln, Clear Lake, charged with Intoxication, was continued. Otis Sheldon, Minneapolis, a Negro, was arrested Friday night and fined $25 on a charge of loafing when ha appeared at police court Saturday morning. He is not to be confused with Otis Sheldon, route, 3, Rockford. Salute of Guns Greets New Canadian Governor OTTAWA, April 7. (IP)~A salute of 19 guns from Parliament Hill welcomed the new governor general of Canada, the Bart of Bessborough, to the capital today. Suspects in Memphis , Not Wanted in Death of Minnesota Guard MEMPHIS, Term., April 7. UP)-Sheriff Emil Erickson, Duluth, Minn., said today that Harvey Griz- zeil, 32, and George Reiliy, 23, aus- pecta held here are not' the mei wanted for ajaying a payroll guard' at Proctor, Minn., and escaping with $5,000 in May, 1929. TWINS BORN IN TWO COUNTIES AND UPON ' TWO DIFFERENT DAYS NEWCASTIJ3-ON-TYNE, Eng,' April 7. )--The birth of twins in different counties and on successive days set the "old wives corner" a-humming today. Mrs. C. D. Purvis became a mother . of a girl at New Harrington, county of Durham, last night. Hei condition became so serious tha doctors ordered her removed to maternity hospital here, about 14 milei distant in the county of North- Cumberland. The other twin--a boy, was born today. Desert Drought Kills Tribesmen and Cattle BOMBAY, India, April 7. IZB--A Bagdad dispatch today said thou- sands'of tribesmen and their cattle are dying of thirst and starvation in the worst drought in the history oi the southern Irak desert. - ' SHREDDED WH E A The Globe-Gazette Information Bureau, Frederic J. Ilaskin, Director, Washington, D. C. I inclose herewith 6 cents in coin or stamps for a cony ol the booklet, ANNUAL FLOWERING PLANTS. Name Street City . . State MICHIGAN GENTLEMAN GOES THRU CHICAGO WITH TREPIDATION EVANSTON, HI., April 7. small car slipped along the dimly lighted boulevards of Evanston early ^ today. A'squad of officers sighted it, became alarmed at the great show of firearms, chased it several blocks and finally brot it to a halt. The police leveled their pistols at the heavily armed driver and ordered him to surrender--which he did.' . · "My name's Clyde O. Center," he explained, his teeth chattering. "I'm on my way from Winter, Wis., to my home in Scottville, Mich. I've got a pass thru Chicago. I ain't talt- | ing any chances with gangsters and holdup men. That 12 gauge shotgun and .45 caliber revolver is to fight it out with them if they attack me--" "Yeh?" said the police sergeant, ·but ^vhat's this pair of field glasses doing in your car?" "That's it," said Center. "If they get to chasing me I Intend to get so far ahead of them I'll have to look thru the field glasses to see if they're still following me." They wished him godspeed. Honored at Shower. FOREST CITY--Twenty-six women of Ellington gave Mrs. Perry Leach a handkerchief shower in honor .of her birthday. W I T H ALL THE BRAN OF THE WHOLE WHEAT SAM RAIZES DEPARTMENT STORE 215 South Federal Ave. Phone 434 For New Lower Prices on Quality TIRES Let's Go Tomorrow/ --I Can Hardly Wi ,re. an. WU1 Extend Water Service. FOREST CITY, April 7.--Worl will be started soon by the citj council to extend the city watei main on "O" street In the northwest part of town to furnish water to the Howard Lien property, More than 500 feet of connection will be installed. fail KNOW I've been wanting a new gas JL range for ages, and now I've found exactly what I've been looking for. I want you to see . it, Anne dear, so we'll go down to the store tomorrow morning. It's a M O O R E ' S Two -Tone Tapestry G A S R A N G E _ The finish is something entirely new and this range has many exclusive features as well as every worthwhile feature possessed by other modem gas ranges. The double-duty burners really give you two in the space required for one. The management of this store invites your inspection of these marvelous new gas ranges. They are moderately priced, and our convenient payment terms make ownership easy. CURRIE-VANNESS CO. 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