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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 19

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, March 25, 1937
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 25 · 1937 NINETEEN Kraschel Signs Bill to Repeal Poll Tax · DBS MOINES, (ff)--Gov. Nelson -G. Kraschel'signed Thursday a'bill to repeal the S3 road poll tax now : imposed in the state. FREE 1937 EDITION "Colors of the Year" Come In Today I PAINT WAHPAPER SAVE DIARY RELATES STORY OF DEATH Found Near Bodies of Two Youths Trapped by Snow in Northern Quebec. HAVRE ST. P1ERHE, Quebec, (Canadian Press)--A sodden diai-y told Thursday the agonizing story o£ slow death from cold and starvation by tu'o youthful brothers, I MEATS THAT SATISFY! Tittle Bros. PACKING CO. 105 SOUTH FEDERAL AVE. PHONE 693 FRIDAY AND SATURDAY BACON By the Piece 27cib. lost 5n the wilderness o£ northern Quebec since last August. Death, gripping them ever tighter for days, prevented Willie Collins, 23, and his brother,-Edgar, 20, from completing the scrawled record of privation, himger, illness and pain. Their bodies, almost skeletons, were found by trappers in an old shack where,' apparently, they camped to wait out a summer storm. Willie, the diary showed, cut his leg and was unable to walk. Trapped by Snow. Meanwhile, as their meager provisions dwindled, new storms buried the bushlands and they were trapped by the heavy snow. , Word of their death, apparently late in January, finally reached here and an official, sent to investigate, found the diary near theii bodies. "My very dear parents," read a scribbled farewell by one of the brothers in the last days oC their painful starvation, "before I become too weak to write any more I want to tell you that the date that is not entered in my bool will show we could move no longer, neither one nor the other. Before losing consciousness, 'I wil write moire, for what else can \v do? Our souls are in the hands o God." ' Flnfl Pathetic Note. A pathetic-note from Edgar on January 2B told how Willie died the night before: "Jan. 26--My very dear parents arid friends, it is Edgar whose sad duty it is to tell you that the good Blessed Virgin came from Heaven last night to take away my dear brother, Willie, about 11 o'clock. "Dear God, I don't know what to do with myself. I can't sleep now. I have eaten only once in three days..I can hardly cut wood because I'm just able to lift the axe. Oh God, maybe in a few days the Blessed Virgin will come for me, too.-Do not fear for us, dear par- United Fruit Co. PHONE 748-749 33 East State Street FREE DELIVERY FRESH VEGETABLES AND FRUIT New Potatoes, No. 1 grade, 4 Ibs. Celery Hearts 25c lOc Radishes, 3.; bunches lOc Texas Grapefruit, seedless, dozen ... 39c Cauliflower, Snow White,.Ib. Carrots, bunch .. 5c Bananas, 4 Ibs. . . . Pink Texas Grapefruit, seedless, extra large, 3 for . Fresh Strawberries, Pineapples, Avocadoes, Mushrooms, Asparagus. Beans, Peas, Beets, Turnips, Spinach, Endives, Peppers, Celery, Iceberg Lettuce, Parsley, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Broccoli, Fresh Horse Radish. TRY MRS. BARCLAY'S HOME COOKING MONARCH FINER FOODS See It in Glass--Buy It in Tin Monarch Prunes, moth size, 2 Ib. pkg mam- 25c Monarch Gelatine Dessert, 6 pkgs. .25c Monarch Fancy Peas, size 2 can Monarch Ripe Olives, extra large 16 oz. O1 can LtLC. Monarch Diced Carrots . . . . . . lOc Monarch Coffee, Ib 25c Monarch Toffie, Rum and ..: 25c Monarch G. Bantam Corn, size 2 -1C can JS.dC Monarch 8 oz. o can .... Baking Powder, .10c Monarch cello bag Egg Noodies, Ib. 18c Monarch Diced Beets lOc Monarch Tomato Juice, 3 for 25c Monarch Pure Jellys--Strawherry, Black Raspberry, Currant, Apple, Mint, 8 oz. glass , Bros., Ib ^-Folger-s, Hills 30C Rosedale Olives, small, 5 oz. jar . . . . Grapefruit juice, size 2 can lOc Yacht Club Red Beans, size2 10c can .Liberty Cocoa, 2 Ib. can 15c 15c Peas, Meadowsweet, size 2 can, 2 for . . . Yacht Club Tomatoes: size 2'/ 2 can .......... 15c Wrisley's Quality Soap, 8 Varieties bars 19c Rinso, large pkg. 21 c :nts. We have gone through too much not to be saved.. Can't See Date. I wish you good night now. I no longer can see the date in the page. Whatever date is missing "i'om this notebook will be the day Jood Saint Anne came for me. I'm saying ray rosary. I cry and sigh, and am trembling with cold. Edar." That was the last he wrote. On the floor beside his emaciated body they found the book. Its tirst entry was dated Dec. 24 and "hristmas, the next day, told of "heavy snowstorm, very cold." Less than a week later Willie "ended this unlucky year by cutting my foot." Food then became scarce so despite still raging storms, they decided on a desperate effort to get home. But two days later: Not Able to Leave. "We weren't able to leave . . . It is hard to move about . . . Willie has sore legs and I am sick to my stomach . . . The way it is now we can't eat any more . . . It is liard to cut wood." Almost a week later: " . . . Still snowing . . . W e are getting weaker e'very day . . . Oh God, how miserable life is to .us . .' . We can't tell on paper all our mis- ries and trouble . . . for two ays now we have eaten on!y flour and water) cakes . . . How ong and lonely the days are . . . Ve are very weak . - " Another week: "We couldn't :ven drag ourselves out to get vood today . . . Oh God, we vould be so happy to see our dear jnes and good relatives . . . We are despairing day by day f only help would come . . - Jesus, Mary, Joseph pray for us . ." night we almost perish from- cold . . I can see with only one e y e . . . " Jan. 25: "I don't think Willie will live through the night . . ." Jan. 2G: " . . . Willie is dead . . Oh God, maybe in a few days the blessed virgin will come for me, too." Contracts Given for 3 Sub-Stations for Rural Electrification ·DAVENPOHT, (/P)--The Montor Electric company of Chicago, genera! contractor for the erection o£ rural electrification lines in Scott and Muscatine counties, has been awarded the additional S35,- 000 contract for building three sub-stations in these counties. H. J. Strong, manager of the Eastern Iowa Light and Power cooperative made the announcemen after receiving word from Wash- ngton of the approval of the contract. Mr. Strong said the lines probably will be energized within 3C or 40 days, delivering REA powe LO about 875 farms in the two counties for the first time. 25c| Magic Washer, 01 " Ige. pkg. £* L C National Fruit Co. 101 South Federal Ave. PHONE 824 'FREE DELIVERY ·EVERAGE GLASSES '"'liJ.tB,,,,,,,,, "111 NOT ,,,,, .[( Get Sets for Summer One FREE with each can oC Atwood's Finest Coffee Ask for ATWOOD'S C O F F E E AtYOURGROCER HOUSE AT ALT A VISTA BURNS $5,000 Loss to Mahoney House and Contents by Flames. ALTA VISTA--Fire destroyed the home and its contents belonging to L. B. Mahoney, local oil dealer, here Thursday forenoon. The cause of the fire is unknown. The flames had gained too much headway for the firemen to extinguish. The loss is estimated at about $5,000. departments at the Meredith Publishing company in Des Moines. "I have been keeping in touch with the situation, and I understand they are getting along all right," the governor said. The company publishes Successful Farming and Belter Homes and Gardens, magazines with national circulation. Certain sports writers, speaking of the impending Braddpck-Louis match as a "brawl," may be altogether too optimistic.--C. H.T. ia the Kaiisas City Star. WHERE'S Governor Not Asked to Aid in Mediation of Meredith Strike DES MOINES, (XP)--Gov. Nelson G. Kraschel said Thursday he has not received any request \o mediate in a "sit down strike" in two WHEN KIDNEY TROUBLE CAUSES YOU TO GET UP NIGHTS Willie Almost Dead. Jan. 18: "What a sad sight we ire, Willie especially. He is almost dead . .' . Haven't eaten for two days . . . "Another day and no one came to our rescue . . .' "My dear brother can't lift hirn- elf . . . He is very weak. We jrow weaker every day and have nardly any flesh on our bones . . We think only of death . . . At When Bladder Is Irritated When Passage Is Difficult When Backache Bothers Flush Poisonous Waste and Acid From Kidneys Blending choice coffees is an .art--and here's the Masterpiece-- ' . BEGINS AT /BREAKFAST with. H'tAiHllKS COFFEE GAIN IN HEALTH If you aren't feeling just right --are nervous--have dizzy spells and occasional backache -- study your kidneys and learn more about yourself. Through the delicate filters of the kidneys, acid and poisonous waste are drawn from the blood and discharged from the body through the bladder -- sometimes these filters become clogged with poisonous waste and kidneys do not function properly--they need a good cleaning. One reliable medicine, highly efficient and inexpensive is GOLD MEDAL, Haarlem Oil Capsules-you can't go wrong on this grand medicine for it has been helping people for 50 years--to correct their aches and pains and to banish uric acid conditions, the aggravation of sciatica, neuritis, neuralgia, lumbago and rheumatism. So it you have such symptoms o£ Kidney trouble as backache, nervousness, getting up two or three times during the night-scanty, burning or smarting passage--leg cramps--moist palms or puffy eyes get a 35 cent package of this grand and harmless di- .uretic at any modern drugstore-it starts the first day on its errand of helpfulness. But be sure it's GOLD MEDAL Haarlem Oil Capsules--the original -- the genuine -- right from Haarlem in Holland. s gone for a twin flavor thrill- Try Wheal-Oalaonce-and you'll VV^H EAT- O ATA ! never be separated from it. It's * delicate blend of mellow, rich oats and golden wheat--a t w i n , taste treat. 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