The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 26, 1937 · Page 8
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March 26, 1937

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

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EIGHT MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 26 · 1937 . i; 1,1 il ry--. EDITOR REPORTS OWN SHOOTING Death Is Called Climax to ' Newspaper Feud; Rival Under Arrest. -. ALTURAS, CaL (#)--Killed in What Sheriff.John Sharp said Fri- NEW PROCESS SHOES REBUILT To Look LIKc New Wiih Flexible Solei NO ]NAH,S-7-NO STITCHES NO LEAKS--NO SQUEAKS Shoes Made Longer or Wider--Moro Comfort ALSO DYED and COLORED B U S Y B E E SHOE SHOP 104 No. Federal day was the climax of. a newspaper feud, Claude L. McCracken, 46 year old editor, reported the story 6£ his own shooting as his last act. .Harry French, 30 year old state employe and son of Alturas 1 rival newspaper publisher, surrendered voluntarily after McCracken was shot down in his own home Thursday night as he ate dinner with two young women. French was held on an operr charge. With Jive bullets in his body, McCracken was carried to a hospital where his wife was the nurse assigned to care for him. There he dictated a telegram to the Associated Press bureau in San Francisco. It read: "Tonight about six thirty Harry French shot Claude L,. McCracken, editor of the -Mddoc Mail, with an automatic pistol. Condition of McCracken serious. "(Signed) .McCracken." Two hours later he died. McCracken was the Associated Press .correspondent at Alturas and publisher of the mimeographed Modoc Daily Mail. . French is the son of Bard TRUCKERS and FARMERS ATTENTION--We Want to Buy Unlimited Amount of Scrap Iron. TO IRON HAULERS WE WILL PAY $9.00 to $10.00 a ton for Country Mixed Iron. $i'0.00 to $11.00 a ton for Clean Cast Iron. Due to the fact that we operate three large all steel cutting shears, loading and unloading magnet and crane. Immediate railroad trackage allows us to ; pay you more money for your scrap Sell your iron to North Iowa's Largest Dealers. Wolf Bros. ·.-'·'··; ' (INCORPORATED) 300-400 Fifth St. S. W. ' . . " ' . Phone 1148 Will Broadcast Over KGLO Nebraska Assembly Kills Bill" to-Ratify. Ban on Child Labor LINCOLN. Nebr., (ff)--The Nebraska unicameral legislature Friday killed a bill to ratify the proposed federal child labor amendment. ' . The action put Nebraska in the ranks with five other states which lave rejected the proposal this year. Twenty-eight states have approved the amendment. The Clear Lake high school band shown above will broadcast a concert over KGLO Saturday from 3 (111 4 p. m. John Kopeeky, conductor, has arranged a program of marches/ overtures and popular numbers. The band was rated superior at (he predislrict music contest held at Britt last week and several individuals also earned superior ranking. French, publisher of the long established . Alturas weekly Plain Dealer. Governor Kraschel Says Maytag Was "National Figure" DBS MOINES, (£·)--Gov. Nelson G. Kraschel, informed Friday of the death in California of F. L. Maytag, Newton manufacturer, called him "not only one of Iowa's leading citizens, but a national figure." "He helped develop one of the nation's greatest labor saving devices, a product known the world over. He was a prominent figure in business and finance, and he brought much business and employment into Iowa.'He has been a great asset to the state," the governor declared. · A. B. Funk, Iowa industrial commissioner and Mr. Maytag's biographer, expressed a feeling oE "deep personal loss" in the death of the manufacturer. "I could not say too much for him. His death takes me by sur- prise and is an awful shock to me," Funk said. Funk and Maytag married cousins and :their families have been closely associated, the industrial commissioner said. Funk said Maytag was a "great friend, a great man in the larger affairs of life and in all his personal relationships." Chemistry Prize to ·Olcott of S. U. I. NEW YORK, (/P)_The American Chemical society announced that Dr. Harold Saft Olcott, 27, research associate at the University o£ Iowa, had been chosen to receive the Eli Lilly company award in biological chemistry at the society's ninety-third meeting at the University o£ North Carolina April 12. The award carries a $1,000 cash prize and a bronze medal. Kraschel Is Asked to Assure Honest Iowa City Election DBS MOINES, (If)--Gov. Nelson G. Kraschel and Ally. Gen. John H.- Mitchell Friday received copies of a resolution of the Iowa City city council, requesting an investigation to "assure an honest city election" next Monday. Neither the governor nor the attorney general had any commen on the situation. The resolution, passed by the city council at Iowa City during the absence of Mayor Thorn ai Martin, was signed by the mayo: in Des Moines Friday morninj prior to presentation to the gov ernor and attorney general. 18 year old student beauty operator. The name of the 36 year old suspect was not disclosed. . Police also continued efforts to ocate an automobile - they were old followed the streetcar which carried Miss Kruse homeward the night o£ her death. Ex-Convict Held as Minneapolis · Police Seek Girl's Slayer MINNEAPOLIS, (fP) -- Police Friday took into custody an ex- convict whom they said once iad-been confined to a state hospital for the insane following a sex crirne, for questioning in connection with the attack slaying a week ago of Miss Laura Kruse, EASTER TRIP For a fine trip, go by BUS. The Jefferson's new b u s e s are equipped with modern reclining chairs--linen covered head rests Jefferson Transportation COMPANY BUS Depot at 16 First Street · Southwest, Mason City Fire at Avoca Does Damage of $8,000 AVOCA, (/P)--Fire early Friday gutted the Wendt drug store here, causing damage, the owner estimated, as 38,000. The Avoca fire department bat- led the blaze, which menaced the entire business district for a time, for four hours before bringing it under control. The telephone exchange, 'the Odd Fellows hall and the Preston clothing store were damaged by smoke and water, Closed During Services. BRITT :-- The P r o t e s t a n t churches of Britt united in an af t- ernon service on Good Friday. The business places were closed during the services from 2:30 to 4 o'clock. The Rev. O. M. Johnson of the Evangelical Free church delivered the sermon. The meeting was held at the Methodist church. Non-Yellowing White Enamel SHEPHERD'S SAVE WAItPAPER FREE AMBER-TOPAZ GLASSWARE B U T T E R D I S H With Cover or LARGE VEGETABLE BOWL With Purchase of 8 Gallons H i g h Gravity Regular Gas This fine gasoline sells for less than regular posted prices. Special Saturday, Sunday and Monday TRULY INDEPENDENT T A N K A R G A S 414 South'Federal Ave. IT'S A GRAND FEELING TO KNOW SHE'S PROUD OF THE WAY YOU LOOK . . . T h a t Grand Feefing Can Be Yours In a-LARNER SUIT and TOPCOAT I'LL SAVE YOU MONEY on any used car you want to buy if you* 11"see me this week! """.. -YOUR CHEVROLET DEALER BUY WHERE MILLIONS ARE BUYING 1934 1,160,231 bought Used Cars from · Chevrolet Dealers 1935 1,425,209 bought Used Cars from Chevrolet Dealers 1936 2,019,839 bought Used Cars frotrt Chevrolet Dealers $195 H OW long has it b'een since you experienced that grand feeling of confidence, ofipride, that only new clothes can give you? How fong'has it been since you-stepped out in new clothes from head to toe? It's spring and time to enjoy yourself . . ; and new clothes will help! Come in and see what grand styles, colors, patterns and fabrics are being offered here at Larners. Come in and see what grand .. values they are! SUITS AND TOPCOATS $25 OTHERS FROM $19.75 to $40.00 The Stetson Play Boy HATS $5,00 $295 1933 PLYMOUTH COUPE-This motoi' is in perfect run- n i n g condition; upholstery cannot be told f r o m new. Special sale price 1933 CHEVROLET SEDAN-Act today if you want to buy a slightly used, six-cylinder Chevrolet Coach/at so low a price. Many "extras" such as seat covers, special horns and radio ... L ARN E R'S 1932 FORD FORDOR SEDAN --Body and upholstery. 1 i k e new. For sale "with an OK that counts" -- to the first lucky buyer at this low price . 1936 CHEVROLET COACH-Act today if you want to buy a slightly used, six-cylinder Chevrolet Coach at so low a price. Many extras such . as seat covers, special' horns and radio .. 1933 CHEVROLET S T A N- DARD COUPE _ Its famous six-cylinder engine!has been tuned to deliver new car performance. Its roomy Fisher body provides big car riding ease ... 1932 PONTIAC 4-DOOR DE LUXE SEDAN -- F a c t o r y built-in radio and heater; dual h o r n s and tail lights; had straw seat covers since new; very latest 1934 model; driven only 13,000 actual miles; it's the -cleanest 1934 Dodge in Mason City; hurry; only 1934 CHEVROLET MASTER COACH--Beautiful Duco finish. Knee-Action wheels, restful Fisher body. Reduced $75 to 1933 CHEVROLET MASTER SEDAN.--Its tires, finish, upholstery show no wear. Its m o t o r h a s been carefully tuned and checked. Backed by "an OK that counts"--at the reduced sale price of only .$'425 1935 CHEVROLET COACH-Act today if you want to buy a slightly used, six-cylinder Chevrolet Coach at so low a price. Many extras .. 1931 BUICK SEDAN--Its finish, tires and upholstery show no wear. Its motor, transmission and axle have been carefully checked for dependability and durability. See it and you'll buy it 1936 CHEVROLET S T A N r DARD COUPE -- Its famous six-cylinder engine has been tuned to deliver new car performance. Its roomy Fisher body provides long car riding ease and comfort. Only 1934 FORD TUDOR -- W a s traded in on a new Chevrolet Master Coach after having been driven only a few thousand miles. It is in excellent condition -- mechanically and in appearance. Only 1933 PLYMOUTH COUPE-This ear has been reduced $75 --the lowest price at which we have ever been able to offer this model. Sold with "an OK that counts" 1933 ,FORD COUPE--Its appearance is very smart and attractive. Hurry. On sale for two days only at re- (JJO7C markable price tf£i I O 1933 CHEVROLET MASTER SEDAN--Its tires, finish, upholstery show no wear. Its motor h a s b e e n carefully tuned and checked. Backed by "an OK that counts"--at the reduced sale price of only 1934 CHEVROLET MASTER SEDAN -- Big, roomy, comfortable, dependable. L i k e new in every respect. Backed by "an OK that counts." Special sale price o£ only 19.12 PLYMOUTH SEDAN -This motor car is in perfect running condition; upholstery cannot be told from new. Special sale (hi QC price « p l « / D 1935 CHEVROLET T O W N SEDAN -- Mohair upholstery; dual wipers; 2 tail lights; extra visor; deluxe radio and heater; only 1034 CHEVROLET MASTER SEDAN -- Big, roomy, comfortable, dependable. L i k e new in every respect. Backed by "an OK that counts." Special sale price of only 1934 FORD TUDOR -- W a s traded in on a new Chevrolet Master Coach after having been.driven only a few thousand miles.. It is in excellent condition -- mechanically and in appearance. 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