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April 5, 1947

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2 April 5, 1947 U»son City Globl-Guetle. Ma»tm City. U HEIRESS FREE ON $50,000 BAIL Fiance Held Without Bail in Yacht Murder Santa Ana, Cal., (U.R)—Beulah Louise Overell, 17-year-old heiress, hoped to walk out of her lonely Orange county jail cell Saturday for her first taste of freedom since her arrest on murder charges 3 weeks ago. An uncle reportedly was arranging to post the $50,000 ball set Friday by Superior Judge Franklin West after she pleaded not guilty to the "time-bomb" murder of her wealthy parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Overell, Los Angeles. It was believed that Miss Overell would not be permitted to visit her fiance and co-defendant, George H. (Bud) Gollum, 21, held without bail pending their joint trial May 26. Judge West set bail for Miss Overell under a California statute permitting ball for any crime not involving capital punishment. Since she is a juvenile, conviction would not carry the death penalty. "This is the most wonderful news I've heard," the girl said when informed of the bail. She is sole heiress to her parents' $600,000 fortune. States Attorney General Fred N. Howser meanwhile prepared to naine a special prosecutor to take over the case from District Attorney James L. Davis "in the interest of justice." Minnesotan Arrested for Careless Driving Following Auto Crash Austin, Minn., (ff)—B. E. McGeary, Rochester, Saturday was ordered to appear in court here on a careless driving charge growing out of an accident Wednesday as soon as his injuries permit. A Mower county deputy sheriff said a partly empty bottle of whisky was found in McGeary's car following the headon collision of his machine and one driven by Carl Kock, Austin. Eight persons were injured in the wreck, 5 of them still hospitalized. First Baptist Church Pennsylvania and State Announces Special EASTER SERVICES • Worship 10:45 Sermon "Victory Through Christ" ... Pastor Kumford • Sunday School 9:30 • Baptist Breakfast .... 8:00 Hotel Eadmar • Sunrise Service . ? 6:30 First Methodist Churcb THE REV. K. H. RUMFORD ' AP Wircpholo BOUNCING EGG—Margaret Helburn tries to catchy an egg bouncing UP from a 3-inch pad of spongelike rubber Friday afternoon after it was dropped from the llth floor of the New York hospital—Cornell Medical center. Behind the girl's leg is a broken egg that missed the target in the 125-foot drop. Some of the eggs bounced as high as 35 feet into the air. The eggs were dropped on a new kind of rubber mat, made of cellular rubber. Man Talks Too Long to Girl Friend and Gets Locked m Drugstore Oklahoma City, Okla., (£>)—Wil liam Thomas Goodwin plans t< shorten his telephone calls to hi girl friend. After completing a conversa- ;ion in a drugstore telephone Dooth, he emerged to find the store closed. Only after a call t< police, who got the proprietor ou of bed, was Goodwin able to leave *,he locked store. Bargains at Your Own Bid Price! 1 QPIN BID -k^.-^-^^ earance of Government-Owned g CIIDDIIIC i SURPLUS i PROPERTY 5S ' - =' = Located at = | ALCONA HEMP MILL, AJgona, Iowa | | MASON CITY HEMP MILL, Mason City, Iowa | | BRITT HEMP MILL, Britt, Iowa | | INSPECTION -Any Week Day Prior to Sale I p INSPECTION HOURS — 9 A.M. to 4 P.M.* = | TO BE SOLD TO THE HIGHEST BIDDERS! | == (All Materials Offered Are Subject to Priorities) = ALGONA HEMP MILL, Algona. Iowa SALE DATE — April 10, 7947 BIDDING STARTS 10 A.M. 30 Hemp Horvesfers 29 Hemp Binders Repair Parts for Harvesters & Binders 7—300 4mp. Electric Welder IHobart] l—V/2 ton Chevrolet Truck, 7942 Stake 9 Auto-Steer 4-Wfieef TraZ/ers wifh Bo/fed Oak Decks 12 Grease Guns MASON CITY MILL, Mason City. Iowa SALE DATE — April 11. 1947 BIDDING STARTS 10 A.M. 30 Hemp Harvesters 30 Hemp Binders Repair Ports for Harvesters & Binders J—300 >lmp. Welder fHobart) 73 dufo-Sfeer 4-Wheel Trailers wlfh, Bo/fed Oak Decks BRITT HEMP MILL, Britt. Iowa SALE DA7E — April 70, 7947 BIDDING STARTS 2 P.M. 22 Auto-Steer 4-Wheel Trailers with Bolted Oak Decks I—2 cyl. Single-Stake Air Compressor with 'A H.P. Motar Office Furniture 6 Fixtures I—7Vi ton Dodge Sfoke Truck 2—'/2 tan Dodge Pick-up Trucks 30 Hemp Harvesters 30 Hemp Binders Repair Parts for Harvesters & Binders 7—200 H.P. Steam Engine 7 Empire Baling Press (For overhead counter shaft operation} 1 Dryer Unit (Consisting ot coil casing; double chain type conveyor; steel conveyor frame; set of side, center and end vents; fan (delivers 45,000 cubic ft. of air per m inure J; and 8 air heating coils. 2—2-Wheel Hand Trucks 7 Lift Truck Misc. Hand Tools 74 Fire Extinguishers I Water type) 2 Wafer Cooiers lice) This is a clearance sale! These are real bargains in war surplus and they must be sold at once —and they'll go to the highest bidders. Easy to buy! Simply inspect the material on any week-day prior to the sale date—then attend the bid sale at the time specified above. Buyers must remove property at their own expense. Terms are cash or check with order unless sufficient credit for use at the sale has been previously approved by the Omaha WAA Regional Office. Business or approved personal checks may be accepted. Checks must be drawn to the order of the Treasurer of the United States. War Assets Administration may reject any or all bids or withdraw material offered. All sales are subject to standard sales conditions of WAA. *To inspect material at the Mason City Hemp Mill, contact Mr, Sanlord. OM-80 WAR ASSETS ADMINISTRATION SOI W.O.W. BLDG. PHONE JA. 8200 OMAHA, NEBRASKA HOLD PAIR FOR IOWA ROBBERY Ex-Convict, Brother Placed in Harlan Jail Harlan, (IP) —Charles Gargotta, 46-year-old ex-convict, and his brother, Gust 41, were lodged in jail here Saturday after being brought here Friday from Kansas City to answer charges in connection with the $7,600 holdup of a night club here last February. The 2 men were brought here from Kansas City by Shelby County Sheriff Orrell Gearhart, and D. B. Bender and T. A. Thompson of the Iowa bureau of criminal investigation. Police said the 3 law enforcement officers appeared at the Kansas City police station with Iowa state warrants for the Gargotta brothers, and with extradition papers signed by Missouri Governor Phil M. Donnelly. Sheriff Gearhart, at the time of the Harlan robbery,' said 3 robbers lined up 25 or 30 patrons, taking about $2,500 from them. The robbers also got S3,800 in travelers checks and $1,300 more from the register and safe. • Gearhart said 2 of the men were armed with sawed off shotguns, and had cut telephone wires, and removed ignition keys from the patrons' automobiles to prevent pursuit. KGLO-CBS Daily Program Schedules * * # jfcsje* * * Saturday P. M. 5:09 Decision Now 5:15 Gen. Jacob L. Devers. CBS 5:30 The Chlcaeoans. CBS 5:45 Barbershop lUrmonitti, I o w a Mutual Liability Insurance Co. 0:00 Netvn of the Nation. P. G. and E. (Miller) 6:15 Postmark Mason City G:3U Yaurhan Monroe's Orchestra, Camrl Cliircls. CBS 7:00 Once Upon a Tune. CBS 7:3(1 Mayor of the Town, Noxzema, CBS 7:55 News, Ned Calmer, Parker Pen Co., CBS S:00 Hit Parade, Lucky Strike Cljarctji. CBS 8:4S Worli'i Most Honored Mtulc, Lou- Slne-WHtnaiier Watch Co. 9:15 This i» Hollywood, Camay Soap. CBS 9:45 Talks. CBS 10:01) JEvenlnfs News Roundup, First National Bank (Miller) 10:15 Sports Camera 10:30 Victor Lombardg's Orchestra. CBS 11:00 News, CBS 11:05 Jack Edward's Orchestra, CBS 11:30 Chuck Foster's Orchestra, CBS 12:00 News, CBS Sunday 5:00 Moravian Easter Service, CBS 6:00 Special Musical. CBS 6:30 Knights Templar Easter Service, CBS 7:00 News 7:15 Sunrise Easter Service, CBS 7:30 Sunday School Lesson Preview 8:00 News, CBS 8:15 Chosen People 8:30 Salt Lake City Choir, CBS 11:00 Bible Broadcast, Radio Chapel 9:30 Lutheran Gospel Hour 10:00 News, Warren Sweeney, Curttss Candy Co., .CBS 10:05 Singing Strings 10:15 Trinity Lutheran Church Program 10:30 Melody Parade 10:45 Front Pace News, Osco Drug (Clausen) 11:00 Church ol the Ale. CBS . 11:311 Old Fashioned Revival Hour. The Rev, Fuller 12:30 News, Milwaukee Road (Clausen) 2:45 One Man's Opinion, Mason City Globe-Gazette 1:00 Wilson Hour. Wilson and Co. 1:30 Here's to fa,' Hire's Co., CBS S:00 New York Philharmonic, V. S. Rubber Co., CBS 3:30 Hour of Charm, Electric Companies, CBS , 4:00 Tbe Family Hour, Prudential Insur* ance Co.. CBS 4:30 Hoagy Carmlchael, Luden Cough Drops, CBS 4:45 Joseph C. llarsch. News, CBS 5:00 Music For You 8:15 News ot tbe Nation, P. G. and E. (Clausen) 5:30 Kale Smith Sings, Postum, CBS 6:00 Gene Antry, U'rigley's Gum, CBS 0:30 Blondie. Colgate Co.. CBS 7:00 Adventures of Sam Spade, Wlldroot Co., CBS 7:"0 Crime Doctor, Philip-Morris Co., CBS 7:33 News, Ned Calmer, Parker Pen Co., CBS 8:00 Meet Corliss Archer, Campbell Soups. CBS 8:30 The New Tony Martin Show, Texas Co., CBS 0:00 Take It or Leave It, Eversharp Co., CBS 9:30 Voice .of Prophecy, Inc. 10:00 Evening News Roundup, Vance Music Co. (Clausen) 10:15 Organ Reveries 10:30 Back Home Hour, Fort Wayne Temple, CBS ' 11:00 News, CBS 11:05 Blue Barren's Orchestra. CBS 11:30 Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra, CBS 13:00 News, CBS Longtime Resident of Manly Dies Suddenly Manly—Fred Overholt, 81, a resident of this community for 67 years, died at a hospital in Mason City at 6:15 a. m. Saturday following an illness of about 3 weeks from flu and pneumonia. Mr. Overholt was born at Postville, son of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Overholt and moved to the Manly community when he was 14 years old. The family lived on a farm east of town. In recent years Mr. and Mrs. Overholt had lived in town. Besides his wife he leaves a daughter, Mrs. Effie Knutson of Manly. Funeral services will be Monday, 1:30 p. m. at Bride's funeral home and at 2 p. m. at the Bethel church, :he Rev. H. M. Raecker officiating. Burial will be at Plymouth. Ruhr Coal Mines Back n Operation After 1 L)ay Strike Over Food Essen, (U.R)—All coal mines in he ruhr resumed normal operations Saturday after a 2-day stoppage. The ,300,000 miners in the area went back to work without demonstrations. The mines were shut down by a one-day strike protest- ng the food shortage, and by the ~ood Friday holiday. CAMEL CIGARETTES KGLO - 6:30 P.M. Monday 6:00 News 6:10 Farm Tips G;30 Farm Reporter, State Brand Creameries, Inc. (Jensen) 6:45 Morning News Roundup, Joe Dan* Ids Auto Supply (Clausen) U« «j>d ytiiue, National Biscuit Company 7:J5 Tune Time 7:3U Keep Time wHh Vamom 8:13 ifolsum Headlines. Ilolsum Bread (Clausen) 8:30 Especially for You 8:43 Today In Osage !>:0<> Bible Broadcast. Radio Chapel t):l. r , clear Lake tm the Air y:3l* Romance of Evelyn Winters, Manhattan Soap. CBS 9:43 Coffee Time 10:00 News Digest. Jacob E. Decker and Sons (Miller) 10:15 Waltz Time J 11:110 Grand Slam, Wonder Bread, CBS 10:45 Home Town News, Globe-Gazette (Clausen) 11:00 Kate Smith Speaks, General Foods, CBS 11:15 Spotlight on.a -Star 11:30 Oklahoma Roundup, CBS ( 22:00 Today's Markets 12:05 Dinnertime Review 12:15 Noon Roundup, Sears Roebuck Co. 12:3(1 Front Fare News, Osco Drue (Hilton) 12:45 Farm and Home Topic Time, St Paul Livestock Market 1:00 The Second Mrs. Burton, General Foods. CBS 1:15 The Friendly Fhillsopher, Marshall and Swift J:SO Mystery Melody Game 1:-J5 Rose of My 1> r e a m s, Manhattan Scan Co., CBS 2:00 Arthur Godfrey Time, CBS 2:30 Winner Take All, CBS 2:45 The King's Jesters, CBS 3:00 Hsusc Party. CBS 3:£~ News. National Biscuit Co. 3:30 Accents on Music 4:00 Columbia School of the Air, CBS 4:30 Mallbag Man Sits on Wife's Lap and Shoots Self Kendallville, Ind., (U.R) — John Paul Taite, 36, sat down on his wife's lap, put a rifle to his head and pulled the trigger. He was killed instantly, a coroner's repor disclosed Saturday. Coroner John D. Hall said Taite a former railroad brakeman, hac been too ill to work for the 1 las 2 years. Taite got out of bee Thursday night. Hall said, and told his wife, Margaret, 33, "I'm going to blow, my brains out" Mrs. Taite told authorities she thought he was joking. She saic she watched him as he took a .22 rifle from behind the bedroom door and load it. "Then before I could stop him he sat down on my lap, lifted the .gun to his head and fired." Investigate Burlington Streamliner Derailment Chicago, (fP) —Four separate investigations Saturday sought to learn how a 14-ton tractor broke loose from its moorings on a railroad flat car and fell onto the path of a speeding Burlington railroad streamliner, causing the deaths of 2 persons as the train was derailed. Witnesses saw the tractor topple from a west-bound freight train a few seconds before the 8-car Twin City zephyr, bound from Minneapolis-St. Paul to Chicago at 75 miles'an hour, arrived. The diesel locomotive overturned, 2 coaches smashed^into the suburban Downers GroVe station, and the remainder were derailed. P. V.' Moulder, executive vice president of International Harvester Co., said preliminary investigation indicated the tractor was properly blocked when it left the Harvester plant, and that the car had to pass 3 separate inspections before the accident hap- pend. Seven of the 34 persons injured were still in hospitals Saturday. One of the oldest examples pf velvet is that of a 14th century embroidered cape in the college of Mount St. Mary, Chesterfield, England. BEST BETS ON KGLO-CBS DIAL 1300 M ... Up WHO NBC NETWORK 1040 Kilocycles SATURDAY EVENING 6:45 F. Masters 10:00 Sunset Corners 7:00 Lite of Rlley 10:15 News 7:30 Truth or Cons. 10:30 Judy Canova 8:00 Time, Tune 11:00 Pres. Truman 8:30 Dance Frolic 11:30 News, Lenhart 9:00 Dance Party 31:45 Music. News 9:30 Jubilee -12:00 Hhythm Par. 9:45 Jamboree SUNDAY 7:30 Bible B'cast 3:30 Quiz Kids 8:00 World News 4:00 Symphony 8:15 Story 5:00 News 8:30 Pilgrjm's_Hr. 5:15 Music Flight 5:30 Bob Burns 6:00 Jack Benny 6:30 Phil Harris 7:00 C. McCarthy 7:30 Fred Allen 8:00 M.-G.-R'nd 8:30 Fam. Music 9:00 Ch. Sci. Pgm. 9:15 News 9:30 Arrow Show 10:00 News 10:15 Amer. Legion 10:30 Radio League 11:00 Church Serv, 12:00 Canary Show 12:15 Corn Story 12:30 Roundtable 1:00 RgyShield 1:30 Harv. of Stars 10:30 Billboard 2:00 Cavallaro 10:45 Naval Choir 2:30 I Man's Fam- 11:00 Am. United 3:00 Quiz Kids 11:30 Old Fash. Rev. 9:00 Don Ameche 9:30 Parky's 10:00 Aus.. ScoUeld 10:15 News IN SUNDAY NIGHT LISTENING 8:30 OVER KGLO TUNE IN THE TEXACO STAR TIM PRESENTING TONY mm AND EDDIE CANTOR ON TONY MARTIN'S STAR-STUDDED SHOW with EVELYN KNIGHT VICTOR YOUNG and his Orchestra JIMMY WAIUNGTON Handsome Tony with the man-some voice leads a parade of your favorite stars. Eager Eddie wr'fft a faugh m every line—Tony's guest stgr this week. The trend's to Tony Martin on Sunday nights now. Learn why this fast-stepping, fun-filled show hits a new high in Sunday evening listening — tune in at Texaco Star Theater time over the Columbia Broadcasting System. PRESENTED BY TEXACO DEALERS S . (6:30 p. m.) Mountain comedy and suave music highlight the Vaughn Monroe musical-variety show, when hillbilly comedienne Minnie Pearl and the Mills brothers quartet pay a visit to maestro Monroe. * * * AM « i iMa (7 P- m -) The Easter season is heralded _ 'On Q I I me with a spec ; a i holiday musicomedy, "The Wabbits of Warren." The Wabbits are a happy and prosperous family until the tragic day when Baby Easter Wabbit is kidnapped. * if * Hi* PnmrlA ( 8 P- m -) The Andrews Sisters and Beryl Davis make nir ruraue the ; r 3r ^ gues t appearance on "Your Hit Parade." Andy Russell and the Mark Warnow orchestra and chorus appear /regularly. * * * (8:45 p. m.) Mishel Piastre and the Symphonettc offer "Cornelius March"* by Mendelssohn, the Finale from Haydn's Symphony No. 7, Von Flotow's "Last Rose o£ Summer" and the spiritual "Were You There." * * * ThlS Is Hollywood ^Ista?' S' the radio^premiere^of "The Angel and the Badman," story of a gambler-cowboy whose life is saved by Quakers. Hedda Hopper is mistress of ceremonies. * if if (9:45 p m.) Arthur Bliss Lane, former U. S. ambassador to Poland, delivers an address titled "The Tragedy of Poland." SUNDAY HIGHLIGHTS e • (5 a. m.) The Moravian Sunrise service at services 5 a m ope ns KGLO's Easter observance programs. An interesting feature o£ the Moravian service is the singing of robins, cardinals, wood thrushes and other birds against the background of the Moravian band. (6 a. m.) Special musical program by the Benedictine monks of St. Meinrad's Abbey. (6:30 a. m.) Annual Knights Templar service from Arlington National Memorial cemetery. Music by the Marine Corps band. (7:15 a. m.) Forest Lawn service, with Lawrence Tibbett, the Janssen symphony orchestra and a 500-voice choir. * * * I eccnn ( 7:3 ° a - m -' The Rev - George Shells, assistant . L.eSSun pastor O j t ne First Methodist church, will speak on "The Experience of Easter." Steven Hobson sings "I walked Today Where Jesus Walked" by O'Hara, and "Holy City" by Adam. * * * ;_ (8:30 a. m.) The Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir " sings "Lamb of God" by Haydn, "The Palms" by Faure, and Beethoven's "Hallelujah" from "Mt. of Olives." Organ music includes Bach's prelude in D major. * * * Row Dnnnaee (1°:1 5 a - m '0 Tne R ev - A. N. Rogness takes as i\tSY. rvugnesb his su t,j ec t "I Too Shall Live." The Resurrection gives double assurance: 1st, that the values for which Christ stood will, with every defeat, have a resurgence; and 2nd, that man himself cannot bs destroyed by death's final blow. *' * * fnftinlir ^arvire < u a - m -> A Catholic Easter service from varnouc service the shrjne of Our ^ y of La Leche at st. Augustine, Fla., oldest diocese of the Catholic church in the U. S., features the singing of the Fromajadas, traditional ceremonial of the Easter cakes as conducted in Spain. * * * '_ Or»it»i«M (12:45 p. m.) A recent interview with S vpiniun p resil j ent Truman will be described by Globe-Gazette managing editor, Earl Hall, in his quarter-hour commentary. "How Goes the Battle on Traffic Accidents?" is the title of his weekly visit. * * * (2 p. m.) Leopolld Stokowski conducts the New York Philharmonic-Symphony in a chorale from Bach's Easter cantata, followed by Beethoven's "Pastoral" Symphony, the Good Friday music from Wagner's -'Parsifal" and Rimsky- Karsa- koff's "Russian Easter" Overture. * * * Hnur nt Chnrm ( 3;3 ° P- m -> An Easter program will be high- iiuwr wr vnurm lighted by Evelyn's playing of Gounod's "Ave Maria" and Joanne's singing of Rossini's "Stabat Mater." The choir and orchestra perform Handel's "Hallalujah Chorus." * * if Pnmilu Hnnv f* P- m -) Guest star Lauritz Melchoir sings ruiriny I iwur B j zet > s "Agnus Dei." Rise Stevens offers the Pray-, ar from "Hansel and Gretel." "Easter Parade," "Angelus" and 'Kamennoi-Ostrow" are also included in the program. * * * C Harsch ( 4:45 p - m ^ Headlines of the day and v<. nurstn ana iy s i s O f tj,e week's leading developments will be presented by Joseph C. Harsch, who succeeds William L. Shirer in this special Sunday commentary. * * * \fnt-o Cm'fU ^ 5:3 ° p ' ro '' A musi ? al Easter Parade will be fea- ixure jmlrn tured on "Kate Smith Sings." Accompaniment is provided by Jack Miller's orchestra and the Four Chicks and Chuck, riarmony group. * * * Blondie ' G:3 ° p ' "^ R ecallin S that her millinery choices have L/IUIIUIC a i wa y S displeased Dagwood, Blondie embarks on a novel Easter shopping scheme in "Blondie Picks Out An Easter Hat." •k if if Sam SnnHe ^ P- m ^ Filling in for a sick friend, Sam Spade en- »*uiii dpuuc counters a slight case of murder in "House Dick," on "The Adventures of Sam Spade." Howard Duff and Lurene Tuttle play the leading roles. * * if Meet Crtrlicc Arrher < 8 P- m -> Hi § n sch ° o1 hi §h jinks, rneer woruss Mrcner pltppy j ove and ado i escent adversities add up to "Meet Corliss Archer," which returns on Sunday for the summer season. Janet Waldo, petite personification of a typical teenage all-American girl, plays the title' role. In the first program, Cor- .iss sets out to be proclaimed "sweetheart of the year" in a department store contest. * * * ' Trmv Mnrtin ( 8:3 ° P- m -) Eddie Cantor drops in to be guest i uity iviunm Etgr on the new ,. Tonv Martin show." Evelyn inight is featured vocalist, and Victor Young takes expert charge of the orchestra department. WEEKEND SPECIAL GUESTS EDDIE CANTOR —Tony Martin's JOHN WAYNE —On "This Is Hollywood"

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