The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on May 4, 1936 · Page 11
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 11

Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, May 4, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MAY 4 1936 ELEVEN NAMED IN FIFTH WIFE'S SLAYING Accused Fellow Plotter of Woman's Death Held as Material Witness. LOS ANGELES, UPt--A murder charge naming Robert James, 38 year old barber, as the slayer of his , fifth wife, who survived a reported rattlesnake torture only to die by drowning, was prepared Monday by District Attorney Huron Fitts. Also held, as a material witness, was Charles Hope, 37, unemployed cafe man allegedly accused by James as the fellow plotter who drowned the 28 year old woman in her own bathtub last August. Her Optical Service · Your Prescriptions Are Guaranteed to Be Correct. Smith Optical £o'. .··'·21 'EAST STAlt" body was found face down in a fish pond. A story of fiendish plots to kill the woman, attributed to James by the district attorney, told of forcing her foot into a snake box after shopping long at a reptile pit for "a good striker," of submitting her to black widow spiders, and of other death plans, including shooting her, burning her to death in bed or an illegal operation. The barber, who had been held on a morals charge involving his 21 year old niece, a manicurist in his shop, was booked on suspicion of murder. After a coroner'3 jury returned a verdict of death by accidental drowning--noting that a sting on Mrs. James' leg might have been a contributory cause--James endeavored to collect double indemnity on his wife's life insurance policy. James' third wife drowned in the bathtub of a tourist camp at Manitou, Colo., while the couple was on a vacation trip. Daughter Is Named. ORCHARD -- Mr and Mrs. Ed Fink are the parents of a girl born April 28 and was given the name Shanon. Visitors From Fonda. RAKE--Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Jordale and son, Jerry, of Fonda, spent the week-end at the M. C. Olson home. Getting Up Nights If y-'ti suiter from Gelling Up NigHts. Nervousness. Let; Pains, Swollen Joints. Dizziness. Headaches, Loss of Pep. Burning, Smarting, Itching Acidity due to func- lional Kidney ,tr Bladder troiihles, try the Doctor's guaranteed prescription Cystcx (SisH-tcx). Must brinp new vitality in 48 hours, iind satisfy completely in S days or money back. Guaranteed Cystcx costs only 3c H dose at druggists. Charles City News Charles City Students Bring Home 3 Superior and 2 Excellent Ranks CHARLES CITY -- Charles City high school contestants came home Satuday night from the state music contest at Iowa City tired but happy because of the three superior and three excellent ratings awarded to groups from the school. The high school band directed by Leo Schula was superior, also the mixed chorus and girls' glee club directed by Melva Hcnning. The boys' glee club, madrigal singers and duet by Sheldon Cerwinskj and Edward Melcher were given excellent ratings. Donald Hcnniger who played the French horn in the instrumental solo section was rated good. Fourteen automobiles with chap- crones took the students to Iowa City Friday afternoon so they would be ready to rehearse Saturday morning' before the contest. One of the band students, Evelyn Gray, had a major operation the night before in the Cedar Valley hospital, which was a great disappointment to her as she was deprived of the glory of playing in the winning contest. Spawning Area Started;' Cards Posted by Scouts CHARLES CITY -- The local Izaak Walton league has formulated plans with the Iowa state conservation commission to maintain a spawning area at the new beauty dam, a short distance east of the Main street bridge. Jack Stevens, state conservation officer, went over the plans with William Blumenstiel, president of the Walton league, and left cards for posting the prohibited area which was done Monday by the Boy Scouts. G. A. It. Dinner Tarty Held. CHARLES CITY--The annual G. A. JR. dinner party for the wives and widows of the G. A. R. members was given by the American Legion auxiliary at the Gem Coffee shop. A Maypole with streamers centered the table arranged for 15 guests and after the dinner the honored women were taken for a ride around Charles City. The committee in charge of the arrangements for the Auxiliary were Mrs. Ortha Albaugh, Mrs. Clare Taylor and Mrs. Amelia Lofgren. Charles City Briefs CHARLES CITY--Dr. E. E. Huelster left Monday for Shenandoah to attend the state conference of Congregational churches, May 5 and 7. Robert Reese, highway patrolman, returned from Dubuque where he attended the funeral services for Oran Pape. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Holzer are parents of a daughter born at their home in the country. Mr. and Mrs. I. W. Lackore have moved to Clear Lake to reside as the location will be more central for Mr. Lackore'a work. John Biel, Cresco, has accepted a position as salesman for the Coll- rad-McRobert company, Dodge and Plymouth dealers. ·Mr. and Mrs. George Jacobs of West Bend are visiting their daugh ter, Mrs. Elmer Waller and family- Rue Fcnholt returned from a vacation spent with relatives at Portland, Ore., and Seattle, Wash. James Scofield, son of Mr. and Mrs. Scofield, suffered a skull frac- lure in an automobile accident near Nora Springs a week ago. The seriousness of the injury was not disclosed until an x-ray was taken. Isaac Frederickson had a major operation in the Cedar Valley hospital Saturday. Mrs. Henry also had a major operation. Mrs. Carolyn Wood, worthy high priestess, Mrs. Ella Webster, Mrs. Vera Witzel, Mrs. Ann Trenor, Mrs. Myrtle Fletcher, Miss Emma Stoecker and Mrs. Oma Baumgardner went to Des Moines Monday to attend the four day session of the Supreme White Shrine of Jerusalem. Boy Scouts of Charles City participated in the council-wide merit badge exposition held in Mason City Friday and Saturday. A number of parents attended the exhibit Saturday evening. George Blake spent Sunday with his daughter, Barbara, at Grinnell college, enroute to Des Moines where he will report the Iowa State Dental convention this week. Mrs. Klemme Funeral Is Held in Ridgeway RIDGEWAY --Funeral services for Mrs. W. H. Klemme, who died Wednesday morning at the Decorah hospital, were held at the Methodist church Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The Rev. Herman Nedtwig, assisted by Dr. A. E. Bennett, president of Upper Iowa university of Fayette, officiated. Pallbearers were O. A. Fosse, C. T. Trytten, R. G. Baker, I. G. McQueen, Ole Rue and John Kirschman. Interment was made in Phelps .cemetery of Decorah. JIany at Supper. RICEVILLE--The May'day supper served by the M. E. aid society was attended by a large crowd. READY TO-MORROW MORNING *T9O'CLOCK WITH EXTRA SALESPEOPLE! EXTRA SELLING SPACE! EXTRA FITTING ROOMS' ';" . , A FLOWER GARDEN VARIETY IN 42 SUMMER STYLES OUR 0REATEST COTTON FROCK EVENT OF THE YEAR MATERIALS, WORKMANSHIP AND STYLES USUALLY FOUND IN DRESSES AT $1.69 MISSES' SIZES 12 to 2O WOMEN'S SIZES 16 to 44 EVERY DRESS WASHABLE r E8 BATISTES - DIMITIES - KORDS - SPORT H ORGANDY TRIMS . . . SHIRRING ... TUCKING . . . FAGOTTING Hundreds to select from and every dress tailored by the famous Sunny Sue makers. You will choose these perky cottons by 1 the half dozen.-- They're coo] -- crisp and cheerful.-- Smart enough for entertaining at home, for an evening at the movies -- to wear when you dash downtown to shop.-- The excellent quality fabrics of which these dresses are made U your assurance that every "Sunny Sue" will wear exceptionally well f. 9 \ - ? l - W MAIL ORDERS WELCOME COTTON SHOP SECOND FLOOR Another Dillinger? Mrs. Gutches Burial to Be Made at Osage OSAGE--Roy Gutches received word of the death of his mother, Mrs. Sarah Gulches, 82, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jennie Murphy in Hudson, Colo. Mr. and Mrs. William W. Gutches were prominent residents of this vicinity until Mr. Gutches' death in September, 1924. when Mrs. Gutches went to the home of her daughter to make hsr home. Surviving- are three children, Roy Gutches of Osage; Mrs. Florence Daniels of Los Angeles, Cal., and Mrs. Jennie Murphy of Hudson, Colo. Burial will be in the lo- cal cemetery as soon as the body can be sent here. DELCO BATTERIES and Radiator Service Central Auto Electric Co. 25 First Street S. W. PHONE 494 A jewel holdup ganj; which police said tried to ape the exploits of the late John Dillirigcr, slaying an Indianapolis policeman and stealing gems worth $100,000, was believed broken with the arrest in Chicago ot Alfred Brady, alias AI Bordon, above, a reputed Indiana gunman, and five other persons. Brady, shown following his arrest, was said by police to have confessed to slaying the police officer and to have committed numerous jewelry store robberies, including the holilsns: up of one at Lima, Ohio, twice. Brady later repudiated his confession. (Central Press 1'hoto) Edward Behnke Funeral Is Held at Plymouth PLYMOUTH -- The funeral of Edward Behnke was held Saturday afternoon at the Methodist church. The Rev. William Galbreth, a former pastor, now of Olivet, Mason City, officiated, assisted by the Rev. Thomas Collister, pastor here. Mr. Behnke formerly lived in' Plymouth. The last few years he resided with his only child, C. E. Behnke of Ames. Pallbearers were John McNitt, John Dorsey, J. L Stevens, John Claus, Sr., U. G. Hunt and F. Harmon. Dense of Stacyville, 111 Long Time, Dies STACYVILLE -- William Dense, 54, died Jate Friday night after a long illness. Surviving- are his wife, his mother, Mrs. Christian Dense, three children, Clarence of Fredcr- icka, Norman. Graves of Little Cedar, Mabel Demar of Minneapolis, Minn., and three grandchildren, and two brothers, Herman of Rochester, Minn.. John of Fredericksburg, Mrs. Em Hauphed of Faribault, Minn., and Mrs. Clara Puckett of here. Mr. Dense was a blacksmith for many years and later a garage man. Crystal Lake Victim of Pneumonia Buried CRYSTAL LAKE--Funeral services were held at the Methodist church Friday afternoon for Mrs. George Wallace, who died Tuesday night from arthritis and pneumonia. The service was in charge of the Rev. F. W. Whitford, local pastor, assisted by the Rev. C. B. Mitchell of Burt; the Rev. Earnest Stanworth of Sanborn and the Rev. Joseph S. Hutchings of Belrnond, all former pastors. The pallbearers were Chris Gillstrap, Ben Steffen, E. W. Kellogg, Paul Anderson, Julius Jensen and Alfred Hagan. Besides her husband she leaves lier son, Roy; three sisters, Mrs. Effie Cockran of Hudson, Wis., Mrs. Edith Holmes of Bassett and Mrs. J. P. Johnson, Crystal Lake. Ship Motif Is Used for Class Banquet in Osage OSAGE--The annual junior-senior banquet was held Saturday evening in the Congregational church parlors, the women of the Harmony club .serving the banquet. The ship motif was used in all decorations. The following program was given with Frank Krapek as skipper: Vocal solo by Eileen Donovan; "Bon Voyage" by Stanley Roberts; "The Ship's Compass," H. L. LaRue; "Rougn Weather," Frances Rogers; "Ship Ahoy," Jeanne Nichols; vocal solo by Mary Morrison; "Land Ho," Gtorge Kin'gsbury; 'Honorable Discharge," Supt. George H. Sawyer; "The Weather Forecast," Jane Goplerud, Neva Jeremy and Ruth Myrtle: "Inspection of Baggage," Ruth Katz, Helen Krapek and Marion Larson; vocal solo by Jack Conklin. The mantle ceremony will be presented by Roy Evans, president of the senior class and Leone Tenney, president of the junior class. A dance in the Seminary gymnasium closed the evening's activities. Arrangements were in the hands of Ruth V. 0ockerty of the high school faculty. Why not broaden that militarized zone on both sides of the Rhine to take in all France and Germany?-Boston Globe. LOT TOE OOLDEW IUU It's NoSecret- for Which We Are Grateful! Many, many families have experienced Meyer service. And these good people, we feel, ore our friends. They know that ours is a friendly, sympathetic, reasonable service. SY FUNERAL HOME JOHN H.MEYER OLIVER H.MEYER IZ6 THIRD STREET.N.E. PHONE Sterling Groceries and Meat Markets TUESDAY -- WEDNESDAY -- THURSDAY No. 1 -- No. 2 -- No. 3 -- No. 4 Right to Limit We Deliver $1.00 Orders TRY DECKER'S FAMOUS COLD MEATS Hamburger (All _ | Sirloin Steak, Ib Beef Short Ribs, Ib.. 20c lOc Meat) 2 Ibs . .29c Ring Bologna, Ib 18c _ Baby Beef Liver, Ib.. . 20c I Beef Chuck Roast, Ib. 16c Sliced Minced Ham, Ib. 20c | Beef Rump Roast, Ib. 16c P. G. Soap, Giant Bars, 7 for 25c Carrots, Green Top, bunch 5c Green Onions, bunch.. 5c Sweet Potatoes, 4 Ibs. 25c Oranges, large, 2 dor. 39c Radishes, 3 bunches.. lOc Cabbage, New, Ib 4c Grapefruit, 6 for 29c Potatoes, peck 32c STRAWBERRIES -- NEW POTATOES -- TOMATOES FRESH PEAS -- PINEAPPLES -- ASPARAGUS Marshmallows, Ib. cello pkg. ISc Red Kidney Beans, can lOc Farm House Peas, can lOc Golden Corn, c a n . . . . 15c Yacht Club Cut Green Beans, 2 cans 25c Sauerkraut, can lOc Spinach, can 15c Vacuum Corn, c a n . . . 15c Diced Carrots, c a n . . . lOc Diced Beets, can lOc Rinso, large pkg 19c The Parking Question After a conference with a city official it has been decided that you can double park any place in the city to load and unload, provided there is no space open to drive in. In Commercial alley, for a distance of about four blocks, parking will be restricted to about one hour. That will give the farmer, the city person, the out-of-town person a chance to get into all the stores to do their shopping. It will also stop parking all day in the alley. p, S. -- The Sterling Building Not For Sale! LUKE B. MILLER, U. S. A. Early Ohio Seed Potatoes, TOO Ibs. . . $1.69 IT'S LEGION HALL -- ROCKWELL, IOWA Friday Night, May 8 Farm Bureau and 4-H Club Meeting Moving Pictures Taken at the North Iowa Fair Last Two Years Will Be shown. 10 ACTS -- VAUDEVILLE -- 10 ACTS Everybody Welcome -- Everything Free FREE LUNCH -- JUST BE THERE! Luke B. Miller, U. S. A. MR. FARMER: -- BRING US YOUR EGGS -- CASH OR TRADE -- ANY OF THE 4 STORES. . L

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