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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MONDAY, APRIL 3, 1939 driven-put of the plant road when Moines, and Mrs. M. E. Lindqui^t, ·" :j --* -- J I Kensett. U'as Hired Man Evelyn, the daughter, Is a junior n the Northwood high school and vas confirmed in Zion Lutheran ; the accident occurred. ; Scarcely Felt in Train I No persons were injured on the train and passengers hardly felt the impact of the crash. Other members of the crew with. Engineer Cross were R. A. Dorse, of Albia, conductor, and J. C. Woodmansee, of Albia, brakeman. The body o£ Mr, Anderson was taken to the Meyer funeral home ' and the body of Mr. Evvald to the McAuley and Son funeral home. Funeral services for Mr. Ewald will be held at the Zion Lutheran church at Northwood at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, with the Rev. . William Tiede, pastor, conducting 'j the rites. Services for Mr. Anderson were to be held at the Sorenson funeral home at Northwood at t 1:30 o'clock Monday afternoon. 5, The bodies were taken to the Sor^ enspn funeral home following the 'i accident. Burial will be at Northwood. J The double tragedy wrecked a f 28 month record of no traffic » deaths on the streets of Mason 5 City, according to Police Chief Harold Wolfe. Ironic Xole Provided An ironic note was added to the fatality as Mason City received notice Thursday evening of winning first place in the National Traffic Safety 1938 contest in I group six of cities from 10,000 to 1 25,000 population. The award was I won over a field of 210 cities competing in this class. Mason City won third place in the 1937 contest. The last traffic death had occurred only a block away on Fif- 1 teenth. Street and North Federal , i avenue when Darral Chapman, 13, I was coasting on his sled and run j down, and killed by a semi-trailer ', ! truck on Nov. 26, 1936. I I . . I ! VICTIM WAS | NATIVE OF GERMANY I NORTHWOOD -- Albert Ewald ; killed at Mason City Saturday ' j night in a car-train crash was born / in Germany, March 13, 1884, and i ' was brought to America by his } parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ewald, in 1884-when but a few months old. The family lived in Wisconsin for about seven years, then , came to Worth county where Al' bert had lived the remainder of his i life. 1 ' He was engaged in farming and was operating a large farm neat Northwood at the time of his death. He was married to Ida Nieman Hagen, a daughter of Mr and Mrs. Charles Nieman of Northwood, who preceded him in death in May, 1924. His parents also preceded him in death, his mother in 1020 and his father on May 12, 1938. Survivors Are Named ! Surviving are his daughter ! Evelyn Ewald, who was 16 years 2 * of age, March 29, who was in\ ? jured in the crash, and one step ] i daughter, Mrs. Lester Gullickson ~ f .living near Northwood. l _j .·-; -Brothers and sisters living are i ~ - ·" -Herman Ewald, Northwood; Vern ! Ewald and Arthur Ewald, both o ' | Rockford; Robert Ewald, Lyle Minn.; Otto Ewald, Walter, Minn. , ' . Mrs. Charles Lindquist, De AT S'.OO- P.M. EACH MON. NIGHT A N D H E A R NEWS COMMENTATOR AND HIS ALL. GIRL ORCHESTRA DURING THE 'BETTER LIGHT- BETTER SIGHT" Hcm/i ofCha/itn OVER THE RED NETWORK OF N.B.C. hureh, Northwood, in 1937. Martin Anderson, 45, who was j :illed in the same accident, had ieen employed by Mr. Ewald as iis hired man for the past four or ive years and had no known rela- ives. Swaledale Coach Thought to Have Fallen Asleep; Killed Funeral for Glen Grace, 23, to Be Held at Dixon, 111. ' ' GUNMAN GIVES UP TO PRIEST Agrees to Surrender After Threatening to Shoot Aged Couple NEW YORK, (JP)~A Catholic priest, called from his Palm Sunday services Sunday, talked for n hour with a bandit trapped in an elderly couple's apartment and inally persuaded him to surrender quietly. The gunman, a 23 year old ex- convict named Joseph Naumo, vith two other men had held up i second-floor restaurant. They led to a ear. Two police cars converged on :hem. There was a running gun iight in the street. The three bandits scattered. Dashes Info Apartment Naumo ran into an apartment louse, re-loading his revolver, and dashed to the sixth floor flat of Merton Nicholas, 63, an executive of tlie Methodist book concern. He jammed his gun into Mrs. Nicholas* side: "Be quiet and nobody will be hurt." He forced the couple into bed and sat down near them with his gun drawn. Agrees to Talk to Priest Police with machine guns and tear gas bombs swarmed up the fire escape. One officer broke a ivindow. The bandit threw Nicholas into a chair, used him as a shield, holding police at bay for an hour. After much dickering, lie said he'd talk to a priest. The Rev. Francis X. Quinn was called from his Church of the uardian Angel nearby. "Okay, father, come in with your hands up," the bandit commanded. "Sit down on that chair and let's talk things over." Gives tip Gun The bandit said he was afraic if he surrendered he'd be shot Officers brought one of his companions, caught on a nearby roof to reassure him. The third holdup man escaped. Naumo still was dubious, anc threatened several times to kil himself. "Use your heart," the pries' urged. "Come out! Have a hear for the old people there." "Okay,", the bandit said final ly, and, pushing his hostage aside he gave the gun to the priest. Beck of Poland in London for Talks With English Chiefs L O N D O N , (if)--Col. Joseph Beck, Polish foreign minister, arrived at 4:33 p. m. (10:33 a. m. C. S. T.) Monday for vital con versations with British leaders. He was met at the station b: Viscount Halifax, foreign secre" tary, and members of the staff o the Polish embassy. Strengent police precautions were taken at the station. A largi force ot' police mingled in th crowd which was held back b barriers. CLINTON-- Glen Grace, 23, athletic coach at Swaledale consolidated school, was killed early Sunday in a highway accident six miles west of here. Grace was returning from Sterling, 111., to Bennett, where his parents reside, when his cat- left the road, then swung back to sideswipe a truck. Other Driver Not Hurt State highway patrolmen said e probably fell asleep at the ·heel. His auto left the road, then vung back, sideswiping a trans- ort truck traveling in the oppo- ite direction. Lester Luther, 21, of Walkerton, nd., driver of the truck, was un- njured. Grace was rushed to Jane Lamb ospital here where he died an lour after the accident of a basal* kull fracture. Was Honor Student He was graduated last spring rom Upper Iowa university at ayette and was secretary-treasurer of his senior class. He played n the college baseball team as hortstop and was active in dramatics and singing. He was an honor student in commercial subjects in college and vas serving as commercial teacher at Swaledale. Grace had been visiting his Barents at Bennett during spring vacation and was returning there rom Sterling, III., where he had neen to take a girl friend home. The accident occurred at 1:30 a. m. and Grace died' 40 minutes .ater at a Clinton hospital. The Wallpaper Bargains i. DISCOUNT ON ALL 3 1938 WALLPAPERS GLEN GRACE Louis' Opponent on KGLO Air Ya Listenin? H. H. TELLIN' YA: A last minute message from the west coast reveals that Jack Roper, who will fight Joe Louis for the world's heavyweight championship in Los ·--* Angeles on April 17, will tell America how he's going to kayo tile champ on Eddie Cantor's Camel Caravan, heard over KGLO Monday from 9:30 to 10 p. m. It Can Happen Here Roper says: "I'm going to tell the world how I'm going to COLUMBIA BROADCASTING SYSTEM NETWORK 1210 KILOCYCLES )ody was taken mortuary. to a Davenport bers "above all to uphold and defend the constitution and the laws of the United States; x x x 'To promote good will and friendship between the United States and Germany; "To defend with all lawful means the honor of the mother country (Germany) against defamation, propaganda, et cetera. Monday P. M. 5:15 Singin' Sam, Coca-Cola 5:30 Lone Ranger, Pfaff Baking Company 6:00 News of the Nation, P. G. and E. 6:05 Sons o£ the Pioneers G:15 Jim Woods' Sports Camera 6:30 The Chicagoans, CBS 7:00 News of the World, United Home Bank 7:05 North Iowa Forum 7:15 The Town Crier 7:30 The Rural Round Table 8:00 News 8:15 Music for Men, U. E I 8:30 The Town Crier 8:45 Banquet for West Bend State Championship Girls' Basketball Team 9:15 On With the Dance . 9:30 Eddie Cantor's Camel Caravan, Camel Cigarets, CBS 10:00 Evening News Roundup in-t^ Ort...*+ !...-:_·.- rv i. _ Grace is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Grace, and a sister, Cathryn. HAD OUTSTANDING RECORD IN SWALEDALE SWALEDALE -- Glen Grace, Swaledale high school athletic; coach, who was killed in an automobile accident Sunday morning near Clinton, had an outstanding record as mentor for the local basketball team. Coach Grace's high school basketball team won both the Cerro Gordo county conference championship and the county boys' tournament title this past season. The squad was also a semifinals contender in Class B sectional tournament play at Clear Lake, losing to the champion Plymouth team. Services will be held Tuesday at Dixon. 111. Swaledale school will be closed until Wednesday because of the funeral of Coach Grace. Two busloads carrying Swale- dale students will go to Dixon Tuesday morning to attend Coach Grace's funeral. Sheriff's officers and highway patrolmen will escort them to the county line, and they will be escorted the entire route by other highway patrolmen, according to word received here by Sheriff Tim Phalen. No Use of Firearms At various bund gatherings, the statement added, "there is con- i siderable marching, nazi saluting, heiling, flag waving, drilling of the u n i f o r m e d organizations, speeches and athletics. There is usually a drum and fife corps or a band at these celebrations. "In the summer camps only the German language is permitted so that boys and girls are forced to learn German. There is no evidence to indicate any use of firearms. 7 ' 10:15 Count CBS Basie's You Can Bank on This THE USE OF THE CROSS AS A RELIGIOUS SYMBOL DID NOT BEGIN WITH THE CHRISTIAN ERA BUT WITH THE DAWN OF CIVILIZATION ONLY HALF THE PEOPLE THROUGHOUT THE WORLD WEAR LEATHER SHOES PERSONAL LOANS to Tom, Dick and Harry 4 We are willing and anxious to make loans to Tom, Dick and Harry and any other individual who can show the capacity to repay the loan as it comes due ... in monthly installments over a long period of time. Northwest Savings Bank MASON CITY, IOWA Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation FBI REPORT IS MADE ON BUND Objectives of Nazi Group Asserted to Be German Ideals WASHINGTON, (^--Attorney General Murphy made public Monday a 14 volume report on the German-American bund which asserted that one of its principal objectives was to foster "German- ism and German ideals" in this country. The report was compiled by the ederal bureau of investigation in 937. It was released at the suggestion of Chairman Dies {D. e.x.) of the house committee on jn American activities. Dies, who f r e q u e n t l y lias harged justice department offi- ials with failing to co-operate vith his committee, has intro- luced a bill which would require he department lo make public all reports of nazi and fascist activi- ies in this country, but no action has been taken on the measure. Has No Recommendations The bund report, which included 175 photographs, pamphlets and miscellaneous exhibits, con- ained no recommendations for egal action. It was confined principally to a description of the bund's origin and activities. When investigated by the federal agents, the report said, the organization had a membership of b',617 persons distributed among 50 local units. It added that Fritz TORSO SLAYER FEARED AGAIN Woman's Foot Found in Kingsbury Run District of Cleveland CLEVELAND, (If) -- Cleveland feared Monday its blood-crazed torso slayer had struck again. Detective Peter Merylo, in charge of the torso murder investigations, planned a search of the Kingsbury Run district where two workmen Sunday found a woman's right foot, "sawed off" at the ankle. The Kingsbury district, an industrial area, has yielded, parts ot four bodies in the last four years. Eight other mutilated bodies have been found within a five-mile radius. Dr. Gerber said it would take him "at least a week" to ascertain U the foot was embalmed. He declared the foot was in a good state of preservation, either because it had been put there recently or because it had been frozen. Of the 12 victims, seven have been men. 10:30 Cab Galloway's CBS 11:00 Clyde Lucas' CBS Orchestra, Orchestra Orchestra, knock out Joe Louis. It happened once before and don't say it can't happen here." v a West Bend on Air When the West Bend community turns out Monday night to honor its state championship girls' basketball team, Sportscaster Jim Woods will have his microphone in position to air highlights of the banquet talks. The gala occasion will be broadcast from 8:45 to 9:15 p; m. tr a y Dinner Music Dinner time music for KGLO fans will be provided by the Chicagoans, featuring the soft melodies of Shirley Sadler, from 6:30 to 7 p. m. FORUM GUEST MRS. LYMAN OF DECOR AH KILLED Mother Jn Critical Condition After Auto Accident at Walker CEDAR RAPIDS, (P)--Mrs. C. S. Lyman, 45, of Decorah, was fatally injured and her mother, Mrs. William Smith, 67, is in a critical condition in a hospital here, Monday, as the result of their car striking a gravel pile and overturning three times near highway No. 11 five miles west of Walker, Iowa; Sunday morning. Mrs. Lyman died in a local hospital Monday morning. The car. driven by Mr. Lyman, missed a sharp curve in the highway and continued southward on a gravel road when the accident happened. Neither Lyman nor his other two passengers, a son, William, 20, and Mr. Smith were injured. The family was enroute to Iowa City to visit a daughter of the Lymans, Mrs. Altrieda Carlson. . 11:30 Shep Field's Orchestra CBS 12:00 Sign Off Tuesday, April 4 6:00 Alarm Clock Hour 6:45 Morning News Roundup 7:00 Time and Tunes, Hamilton Seed Company 7:15 Radio Chapel, Burroughs V Waltrip 7:30 Home Folks Frolic, Iowa Master Breeders 7:45 Musical Clock, Merkel's 8:00 Sunny Melodies, CBS 8:15 Today in Osage, Osage Merchants 8:4o Musical Clock, Nash Coffee Company 3:00 Pretty Kitty Kelly, Wonder Bread. CBS 9:15 Clear Lake on the Air, Clear Lake Merchants 9:30 Musical Workshop, Innes S-A5 Charles City on the Air, Charles City Merchants 10:00. Melody Time, Mier Wolf and Sons 10:15 Parade of Bands 10:30 Morning Concert, Vance Music Company 10:45 Church in the Wildwood, Marshall and Swift 11:00 Home Town News, Shoe Brokerage 11:15 Mystery Melody Game 11:30 Markets ' 11:45 American Family Robinson 12:00 Mid-day Review 12:30 Front Page News by Pal Patterson. Intern a t i o n a 1 Harvester Company 12:45 Hank Hook on the Street Pritchard Motor Company 1:00 Milton Charles Presents CBS l:lo The Town Crier 1:30 The American School of the Air. CBS 2:00 Columbia Concert Hall, CBS 2:30 Story of a Song 3:00 Today's Devotion, the Rev. H. C. Hclfenstein 3:15 Al Bernard's Merry Minstrels, CBS 3:45 Music Without End, CBS 4:00 Current Questions Before the Senate, CBS 4:15 Columbia Concert Orchestra, CBS 4:45 The Mail Bag Hour a:15 Singin' Sam, Coca-Cola 5:30 Uncle Nick's Junior Music Hall ' 6:00 News o£ the Nation, P. G. and E. 6:05 Sons of the Pioneers 6:15 Jim Woods' Sports Camera 6:30 Navy News 6:35 Moments of Melody 6:45 Aloha Land 7:00 News of the World, United Home Bank 7:05 North Iowa Forum 7:15 The Town Crier 7:30 Emil and His Commanders 8:00 News 3:15 Music for Men LEGISLATION TO BE SPEEDED UP Senate, House Have i Disposed of Only Five Major Bills WASHINGTON, (/P--Congressional leaders began to speed up the legislative machinery Monday in an apparent desire to sidestep controversies and hasten adjournment. As the session began its fourth month, they noted that the senate and house have disposed of only major bills--those authorizing government reorganization and army expansion ' and approving funds tor the WPA, independent federal agencies and for deficiency needs of various departments. Drop Secondary Proposals Altogether congress has finished action on 45 measures out of 7,857--most of them minor one: introduced in both chambers. As a result, leaders expressed determination to drop secondary proposals and stick largely to the program outlined last week by Senator Barkley (D.-Ky.). He estimated that at least two and a half more months would be required. This would mean sidetracking some pet measures oE anti-new dealers, including revision of the Wagner labor relations act and oJ business taxes. Pressure From Politics The rush for adjournment was said to result from several causes, among them the fact that the new deal legislative program was virtually completed last session; the increasing pressure of political considerations as 1940 approaches, and the factional differences among democrats. Some legislators speculated, too, that the president might desire to end the session enrly in ordef to have a freer hand in foreign affairs. When congress is meeting, his every move is subject to the closest scrutiny on Capitol Hill. Despite the often-voiced demands for economy in congress. the president has obtained 'so far just about what he asked on appropriations except : in regard to WPA funds. The house has cut $50,000,000 from his request for an additional $150,000,000. Dynamite Hunted in 18 Loaded R.R. Cars HAWK RUN, Fa., (ff)-- Miners of this Clearfield county community had their own problem of "hunting a needle in a haystack" Monday. They're removing by hand coal from 18 loaded railroad cars to find four sticks of dynamite buried by mistake in one of the cars. Mine officials feared an explosion might result it the train was moved. SENTENCED FOR EXPtOSIONS LONDON, OP)--Seven Irishmen convicted of conspiracy to cause explosions in England were sentenced Monday to a total of 34% years in jail. AUNT HET By Robert Quillen "Pa saw a woman wear- in' stockin's like I was huntin' for and asked her where she got 'em and she was insulted. She's got the purest mind I ever heard of, or the nastiest." J. A. "Judge" Grimsley, Mason Cit.y coach, returns to the air again Monday evenine to tell Xorth Iowa Forum listeners from 7:05 to 7:15 p. m. ot "Athletic Recollections" during his long tenure as mentor of the lo- ca! high school and. junior college. * * o Rural Roundtable Another open discussion of questions close to the hearts oE farming interests will be aired on / the Rural Roundtafale over KGLO Monday from 7:30 to 8 p. m. Specialists in various rural projects and farmers from North Iowa join in on the program without any previous preparation. The subject for the rural round table from 7:30 to 8 o'clock Monday night will be ··Who Is Responsible for Poor Quality Eggs and How Can the Product be Improved." Those to participate will be Al Odekirb. specialist from Ames; Mrs. Jay Lorenz, consumer: Carl Grupp, retail merchant; Mrs. Mike Mc- Minnum, Dougherty. F l o y d Thomas, Rocfcsvell, producers, and LelancI Jacobsen, Clear Lake, co-op, dealer. County Agent Marion Olson will preside. THE EASTER PARADE Starts at Abel Son, Inc. WM N B C CLtfE NL'IWURK UOO KlLUfYL'LLS RECEIVED BY POPE VATICAN CITY, (U.R) -- Pope Pius and Cardinal Maglione. secretary of state received former King Alfonso ot Spain in separate audiences Sunday. The Pope expressed satisfaction that tne Spa»- Kuhn. the national leader, estimated the total membership at ! ish civil war had ended. 8,299. Refers to 11 Point Program j In a statement released coinci- i 8:30 Benny Goodman's Camel Caravan, Camel Cigarets, CBS 9:00 Barn Dance Frolic 9:45 American Viewpoints 10:00 Evening News Roundup ' 10:15 Jimmy Joy's Orchestra, CBS 10:30 Wayne King's Orchestra, CBS 11:00 Sammy Kaye's Orchestra. CBS 11:30 Dick Bame's Orchestra. CBS 12:00 Sign Off A I O N D A r EVENING , 3:00 Don WinsTaw ot trie Navy C:I5 Ralph SIad«'s Orchestra 5:35 Lrttnp Lighting Time 5:40 Spnrtslants 3:4o Weather-News G:00 Orphans of Divorce 6:30 News 6:45 Opportunity Knock." 7:00 Cnrson Robinson and His a raos fl:0n The Primrose Quartet 8:3» WOR Symphony 9;[)0 True or FalFC 9:30 Kattonal Radio Forum 10:00 News IO.-1-T Fti Mancht 10:30 Hal Kemp's Orchcslra 11:00 Jack Tcagarden's Orchestra 11:30 Bob Crosby's Orchestra W H O SEC REO NETWORK 1000 KILOCYCLES dentally with the report, the justice department said the bund's constitution included an 11-point program which called on mem- PELLA SETS DATES PELLA. .iP»-- H. P. Van Corp. . general chairman, said dates for the annual tulip time here have been set tentatively for May 11, 12 and 13. Fight Between Engineer and Fireman on Train Is Probed HASTINGS. Nebr., (3)_A fight) fireman nnd Johnson flared up between an engineer and his fireman in the locomotive of a Burlington passenger train traveling 50 miles an hour across Nebraska was investigated Monday by Clay County Attorney John E. Sullivan. Fred L. Whittington. Lincoln, the fireman, is -in a hospital here recovering from cuts and bruises. The engineer, A. S. Johnson, also of Lincoln, said Sunday night 'Tm not putting out anything.'' Whittington, Adams County Attorney Edmund Muss said here, told him ill feeling between the over the firing of the engine near Inland, 11 miles east of Hastings. Nuss said Whittington charged Johnson struck him over the head with a wrench and he fell to the floor of the cab. He related, Nuss said, that he grappled with Johnson, managed to get hold of an air valve, then dived from the cab just before the train stopped. Trainmen picked Whittington up. Nuss said, placed him in baggage car and the conductor got into the cab with Johnson. The train proceeded to Hastings. Man Whose Arm Is aught in Rollers Directs Rescue Work MINNEAPOLIS, Wj--His arm caught and crushed between two steel rollers in a bakery where he is employed, George Casper, 42, for more than an hour Sunday night calmly directed police and firemen as they worked with sledges and an acetylene torch to free him. Casper was cleaning four heavy rollers, used to squeeze "air" out of dough, when his left arm was drawn into the machinery up to his elbow. Fellow worker?, unable to release him, summoned police, an ambulance surgeon placed a tourniquet on the arm to stop bleeding and administered a hypodermic. Wielding sledges, firemen Ivied to break the two-inch axles of the rollers. Then, with Casper, whose only outcry came when his MONDAY EVENING 3:00 Captain Midnight 5:15 Dick Tracy 5:M Jack Armstrong 5:45 Little Orphan Annie 6:00 Song(cllo\vs 6:15 Rep. F. D, C u l k m G:30 News 7:00 Ai Pcdrcc's Gang 7:30 Hicnarci Crooks 3:00 Hour of Cfiarru 8:^0 El(!y Duchin'y Oi'cHc: l~5 j 9:00 Contented Hour | 9:30 Band Concert i 111:].-. Xcivs i !):!. Dance'Music | Step high, wide and handsome EASTER morn Superintendent Is Charged With Setting Blaze in School NEW UUI, Minn., (U.P.)--Edwin H. Wilcox, superintendent of the public schools at Sleepy Eye, was held here Monday on a first degree arson charge in connection with a fire that caused $9,000 damage to the Sleepy Eye high school building last Jan. 14. Wilcox. said to have been active in a campaign to obtain a new high school building, was arrested following completion of an investigation into the blaze by H. V. Himsl, state fire marshal. arm was first caught, guiding them, they used an acetylene torch. Water had to be poured over the machinery so Casper would not be burned. STERLINGWORTH SUITS.. .TOPCOATS You'd expect to pay S5 to SIO more for. $ 20 $ 25 $ 31 They're all STERLINGWORTHS . . . that means quality. They're new . . . new colors . . . new patterns. And this pre-EASTER selling brings YOU . . . value . . . See them . wear them EASTER morn . . . DRESS UP FOR EASTER! C. MASON CITY - MARSHALLTOWN

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