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April 3, 1939

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

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LEGISLATOR IN "WEHRY" TALK Mitchell County ManonKGLOto Discuss Law The patience, toierance and cooperation of the people of Iowa was asked in the legislature's attempt to solve the liquor question, as H. F. Hisse, representative from Mitchell county, addressed the KGLO North Iowa Forum audience Saturday evening. "I regret that House Filfe 400 is the best at this time that we can hold up before you," said the speaker," but it is the best that we could get out of the blasts of the storm. "It has corrective measures in that it lessens the number of beer dispensers, removes class "C" pel inits and throws move safeguards around our youth . . ." Extreme Views The legislator asserted that' the assembly is confronted with many different schools of thought, such as the extreme dry, the extreme wet and the middle o£ the road plodder. He added that the legislators could not hope to win any point from either of the extremes, so must be dependent upon the .fellow who is open to reason. "It seems to me that the first step to be taken by the temperance school," continued the legislator, "is to promote an educational program that will build up strength through heart and head power rather than legal power. Society Must Learn ··'The final elimination of this evil will be through education or the more costly one of over indulgence, whereby society becomes so disgusted with it that she throws the gear in reverse and prays for relief." In expressing his views on the local option bill, Mr. Risse said that he ; believed in the measure on the large scale, applying to the whole state instead of a county, because he believed it could not work out any other way. The speaker intimated that no liquor law would be successful in which one community would be wet and the other dry. Need Universal Laws "A house divided against'itself /xannot stand," said the represen- / tative, "and shall I say that this Reliable Service Our staff is trained in the packing and handling of all types of material. You can safely entrust anything, from china to an electric refriger ator, to us. Let us take all trie annoying details off your hands and make your moving day pleasant; and worry-free. PHONE 216 CADWELL TRANSFER AND STORAGE CO. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE New Device for Relief Mop Making MONDAY, APRIL 3, 1939 'ast Is Selected or Glass Play of Seniors at Fenton FENTON--The senior class plaj', Father Goes Domestic" or "A lenpeeked Husband," cast has een picked and practice has begun under the direction of Miss rladys Sleichter. In the cast are Robert Votteler, ulary Jane Eigler, Geneva Glaus, Viaiy Ann Bohn, Donald Bergeson, arah Burwash, Duane Widdel, obert Krause, Marjorie Voight, ueille Meyer, George Pert! and ohn Schmidt. itilson UB Ladies Sible Class Meets STILSON -- The U. B. Ladies rible class met at the home of Irs. Russel Nail Friday afternoon. Mrs. Nail and Mrs. J. P. Grune- 'ald were hostesses. Mrs. Fred Zuehl was, leader of 36 lesson. )ies 2 Days After ~\ineral of Father Q sts face in about ouc - mth nation cannot be half wet and half dry." In closing, Mr. Risse declared that legislators are no miracle workers but that most of them want to do the right thing. "In the confusion of this shadowy hour of destiny," he said, "I did the best I knew how and so, with no apologies, I stand or fall on my record." Backstage in Iowa Politics Legislative Machinery Is Well Oiled in Effort to Push Adjournment at Time When Lawmakers' Pay Will Come to End Two Memorials for John Sutter Prepared SACRAMENTO, Cal., (U.PJ--The memory of Capt. John A, Sutter, founder of Sacramento, will be honored by simultaneous dedication of monuments Aug. 12 here and in Lititz, Pa., where Suiter spent the last years of his life and was buried in 1880. The ceremonies will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the landing of the Swiss adventurer and his party at the mouth of the American river, Aug. 12, 1939, and will be features of the Sacramento-Golden Empire centennial celebration sponsored by 16 northern California counties. Participation of the Swiss government in the ceremonies at Sacramento has been pledged by consular representatives. The Sacramento monument is being erected and dedicated by native sons and daughters. The monument in Lititz will be unveiled by the Lancaster, Pa., county historical society, under direction of Dr. Herbert L. Beck, whose father was a close friend of Sutter, and H. J. Bender of Lititz. ·- Fire Engines Roll; Find Dentist Working CLEVELAND, Ohio, (U.R1--Two fire engines, a rescue squad and a hook and ladder truck roared to an office building here. Firemen swarmed into the hallway, thick with smoke. Dr. L. T. Stumpf, a dentist, appeared, his sleeves rolled to his elbows. "Can't a fellow work without everybody getting excited?" he said. "There's no fire here. I'm casting a plate for false teeth--I do it every day." The firemen reported a false alarm. MORE THAN THE LOWEST PRICED CARS AND GET A Pont THE STANDOUT Of THE YEAR! CCNtBAl^MOTORS TMM5 TO SUIT YOUH f TBWCM us MBCH is BELOW UST CfNERAL MOTORS' SECOND LOWEST-PRICED CAR i JOHN GALLAGHER. INC.. 116 S. DELAWARE. PHONE 1567 \ By FRANK NYE, JR. ! (Iowa Daily Press Association) DES MOINES--Because the legislators work without pay after 100 days of a session have elapsed, there is every reason to believe that machinery in both houses will be well-oiled during the next three weeks if the law makers intend to adjourn on the April 19 quitting date. $1,000 Each legislator receives $1,000 ^session, figured on a $10 per diem basis. The speaker of the house and the lieutenant governor receive $2,000 . a session, the speaker receiving $1,000 more than other representatives because of his added duties. Thus the salaries of the legislators--108 representatives and 50 senators--plus that of the lieutenant governor cost the state $161,000 per session. This is in addition to mileage for H*~ * TM _ . *_ ii_ _ . . 1 . . . a _ .o each institution, or a total ol 474, under the original measure. * s ^ POOR PRESIDENT State Insurance Commissioner :harles R. Fischer told this one. While c a m p a i g n i n g for Gov George A. Wilson in 1936, when the democrats held sway at the state house, he approached a ?roup of men in a small northern Iowa community and asked their -support for his candidate. With jne exception each assured Fischer that he would vote for Wilson. Fischer asked the lone exception his objections and received this re P'y, given in all seriousness: "I'l tell you why I won't vote for Wilson. He was a denied poor war president, that's why." to the capital city and the trip return. PAY CONTINUES Clerks and other legislative attaches would just as soon the session lasted all summer for they are paid for each day they work bej'ond April 13 at the regular rate of pay during the actual session. "WHX?" Editorially, the Ottumwa Cour" comments: "The 87 members iet of the Iowa house of representatives who voted to eliminate Class C beer permits will find it increasingly difficulty to explain to constitutents just what they were trying to do. ... This action . . . drives the housewives, wishing to buy beer, into direct contact with the liquor stores and other places if they want beer for use in the home. As the law has stood, they have been permitted to order beer, as they would any other commodity, have it delivered for home use. f c * LACKS "COMMOX SENSE" It continues: "We are not promoting the liquor business. But it is here, we have it, and it should be handled with the best possible protection. Common sense should be used in its control. The hou-e by its paradoxical action, has shown little common sense. . . . RELEASED Iowa Commerce Commission Chan-man Ban- Keshlear has been released from the hospital at Creston where he was under treatment for serious injuries sustained in a March 4 automobile accident. He must wear a "Floyd Gibbons'* dark patch over his left eye. ' * *t n SIFTING With sifting committees hard at work, it is increasingly difficult at this stage of the session to predict which bills will be brought out and which will be killed. For that reason, rumors fly thick and fast about nearly every measure on which that group still has the power to pass. SCHOLARSHIPS Two weeks ago it appeared that the scholarship bill would never appear on the floor of the senate. This measure proposes that each of the 158 law makers may grant one scholarship a year to a person in his territory, to each of the state-supported schools at Ames Cedar Falls and Iowa City. Last week it seemed that this bill which is already law in Wisconsin and Illinois among other states Patrick Murphy, 78, Dies at Livermore; Services on Tuesday LIVERMORE -- Patrick Murphy, 78, died at his home here Saturday night. Funeral arrangements have been made for 9 o'clock Tuesdaj at Sacred Heart church, with the Rev. Maurice J. Costello officiating. Burial will be made at Moun Calvary cemetery here. Mr. Murphy leaves beside thi widow, a daughter, Mrs. Marie Hansen, and a son Bernard. North Iowa Coll. Students Initiated to Dramatic Group AMES -- Eight new membe and 20 associate members hav been pledged to the Iowa Stat Players, student dramatic group at Iowa State college. North lowans initiated wti Lovilah Sheker, Humboldt, an John Salsbury, Charles City. aim Illinois among Diner states Those North lowans pledged t had a better chance to be voted associa te membership were Kath out for passage. Reason: The bill prir " 1 T? "' t: ' """·'" '""' *'·'··= was changed to allow each legislator only one appointment a year to whichever school he favored. · * * In other words, the 158 legisla tors would hand out only 138 four year scholarships annually unde. ! the rewritten bill whereas they would have handed out that many Hubbard Woman Askt to New York Fashion Show, Tea June 26 NEW YORK, (IP)--Mrs. Ethe Hill Rowley, editor of the Hub bard, Iowa, Review, has been in vited to be a guest of honor and help receive at a fashion show ana tea here June 26 in connection with the annual meeting oE th( National Federation of Pres Women. Mrs. Rowley is regions vice president of the national fed eration. University of Iowa Engineer Is Elected to British Society IOWA CITY--First lowan to b. honored, Prof. F. T. Mavis, Uni versity of Iowa engineer, has beei elected to the Newcomen societj British engineering and technol ogy organization. Professor Mavis, who is head o the department of mechanics am hydraulics, nas named to th group because of his outstandin work in the university hydraulic laboratory. Membership in the so ciety is regarded as a high hon Rietz. Rowan" and joberg, Eagle Grove. SELLS BUSINESS ROWAN -- R. L. Whorley so the Jack Sprat store to Nels i Johnson of Rudd. Mr. Johnsi took possession last week. Mr. ai Mrs. Whorley and Gcan are mo ing to Mitchell, S. Dak. .LEROY, Minn. - lothing store clerk led here Sunday John Price, ol Chicago, morning two ays after his father's funeral. Maharanee of India Well Known to North Iowa Pair ' GARNER--Mr. and Mrs. Martin Hagen, who moved here several years ago from Minneapolis, are not planning a trip to visit the Maharajah and Maharanee of Yeshwant in India, they assert, but it wouldn't be impossible. For the maharanee is an old friend of the Hagen family and at one time spent many hours in their home in Minneapolis. At that time the American girl who married the wealthy ruler of 1,'325,OQO inhabitants of a province in India was Miss Marguerite Lawler, a student nurse and classmate of Mrs. Hagen's sister, Miss Edna Huber. They recall Miss Lawler as a pretty brunet whose only aspirations seemed to be to become as good a nurse as proper training could make. From Minneapolis Miss Lawler and Miss Huber went to Ann Arbor, Mich., to take post graduate work. After their graduation there they went together to New York to seek their fortunes which in each case turned out to be marriage. Miss Lawler met the maharajah in California some years ago when she was caring for his three children by a former marriage. Miss Huber while traveling through the south with a wealthy New York man who was an invalid, met her future husband in West Virginia and is now Mrs. L. S. DilUngham. The Hagens had known of the engagement for more than three years before the marriage of Miss Lawler to the maharojah, they said. Both he and Miss Lasvlei- were 30 years old. His mother also was an American. Crystal Lake School Faculty Re-Elected CRYSTAL LAKE--At a meeting o£ the Crystal Lake consolidated school board held Thursday night all the teachers were re-elected. Edward McGreevey who has been superintendent for several years was re-elected the previous week. Burst Pipe Awes Filipinos BAGUIO, P. I., U.R--When a small underground water pipe sprung a leak, the escaping water spurted from between sidewalk cracks on Legardia street. Religious-minded residents believed it a miracle, lighted candles, knelt in the street and prayed. UNIVERSITY TO HONOR MOTHERS Event Is Planned . at Iowa City lor . May .12, 13 and 14 I O W A CITY--Fathers have their turn for honors in the fall at Dads day, now mothers of University of Iowa students will be invited to spring affairs for their entertainment. 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