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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 1, 1934, Mason City, Iowa                                TWO MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE JANUARY 1 1934 OR SMITH 45 STAGYVILLE DIES Funeral Services Are Held Widow and 5 Children Are Survivors STACVVILLE Jan services for Dr J C Smith 45 who practiced medicine here for many years were held Monday at Visi tation church with interment at Festina Dr Smith who had been ill the past few months died at his home liere Thursday evening While his condition was known to be serious his death was considered sudden With the exception of one year spent in a hospital at Waterloo Dr Smith has practiced medicine here more than 16 years He is survived by his widow and five children John Mary Virginia Albert Ger raaine and Carrol his parents Mr and Mrs Peter Smith of Calmar two brothers and two sisters IN DAYS NEWS Asks Probe of Pay for Skilled Workers DES MOINBS Jan 1 a telegram t H L Ickes chairman of the civil works administration J C Lewis president of the Iowa State Federation of Labor asked an official investigation of reports that skilled CWA workers in Iowa were not being paid the wage scale for skilled work Iowa Farmers Have 6 Million in Loans OMAHA Jan 1 farm ers of Iowa South Dakota and Ne braska enter the new year richer as a result of the brief act ivity of the Omaha RFC office in making corn loans After hours of questioning Westchester N Y police an nounced the story of Mary Ka vala 13 of how her 8 year od chum Josephine Waropay was beaten and stabbed to death The girls body was found near home at Hastings N Y Jo sie told lies about me I lost my temper is the police quotation of Marys story CentralPress Two Men Killed by Davenport Trains DAVENPORT Jan 1 men met death here under the wheels of railroad trains Charles Langan 60 a transient was struck by a gasKlectric coach A man known only as Frank was found dead at a street crossing where a i train had passed over his body IN THE RADIO WORLD MONDAY TAN 1 Central Stnnaara irmei Sole All programs to Key and basic chains or groups thereof unless specif ed coaet to coast c to c designation Includes all available stations Programs subject io changn P M NBCWEAF NETWORK UASIL East weaf wlw weet tvtle wjar vrtag i vcsli wfbp wrc wgy ivben wcsh Vfti wilt vrfljr wrc wgy when wcao wtam TvwJ vrsaJ Mtdwent ksd wmaq wcfl wocwho wow wdat wiicr NOUTmVESl AND CANADIAN WUnJ kstp wctc wlay kfgr crct cfcf S wrva wpt t wwnc win wj as xvfl a waim wlod wain vnnc irab wapl wjdx watnb kvoo Tvky wfaa ivbap kptc woal Utbs kths koa kdyl kglr kght PACIFIC kgo kil kgw komo ktq fcfsd ktar kgu Shirley Howard and Others BlHy Bachelors Sketch Lum arid Abner east onlj Ths Serial Act in Tibbett Baritone Gypsies Concert Orch The Ship of also c S 00 Bos Iman 0 rch a Is o c KnySeven spy Dramu Talk John Ersklne baste Ted Wceras Lum and Abner repeat for midwest Clyde Lucas nnd Orch George Olscns Orch Harry Sosnlku Orch UnSWABO NETWORK BASIC East wabc wade woko wcao want wnac wgr wkbw wkrc whk cklw wdrc wcau wip wjaa wean vrtbl wapd wjsv Midwest wbbra wfbra kmbc kmox vrowowhas EAST AND wpg wbp wlbw whcc Tvlbz wfea wore wlcc cfrb ckac RIXIE wfist TVS fa wbrc wqam irdod kJra ivrec wlac wdsu wtoe krld wrr ktrh ktaa RADIO TUBES TESTED FREE AT OUR STORE GHUNOW SUPER SERVICE Tho first real advances In elec tric refrigeration for the home MUSIC CO EVERYTHING EN 121 North Pectoral Phono 738 waco koma wdbo wodx fvbt wdac wblg wtar wd bj wwva wmbg TVSJa wgl wmt wmtotl wtaq wlsn wlbw klh kfab wkbn wcco wsbl klz koh kst fcoln kgb kfrc kol fefpy fcvi Itfbk ktnj kwc kern db kgmb by Vara Jack Arm repeat Enoch Light and west G rt and M ast o nly Ixmjs Pantco Plain Panico midwest on the Fuck rpt carter Between the Happy C c E Hoffman Stokowskl to c an cti to c SIR to c KinK c Ernie Valle to c River Myrt and tor west to c Gray to c Belnsca c Lyman c to e only NtHMVJZ NETWORK nA wjz wbzwb ra wla 1 wham Kdki wlw wsyr Midwest wcky kyw wenr wl3 kwk kwcr koil wrea uinnq kso wkbf NORTHWEST AND CANADIAN wtmj wiba kgtp webo kfyr crct SO wr 11 wwn c wl9 wjax wti wstm wlod warn wmc waVwapl wjrts wemb kvoo wky wfaa wbap kprc wool ktbs ktha wane kdyl kglr kgbl FACIFIG kfl kgW komo kHq kfsd ktar X The Singing to wenr Orphan Annie to midwest n only Rose Skit Frances c Show Variety Program Finns Choral Music Davis Minstrels Show Momenta and Vocal Tlodrlno Baritone Deering Plan IE t Amoa n Andy for west Restor and Orch ELktna Orch FARMERS MAY GATHER FACTS Can Speed Up Corn and Hog Program With Making Preparations AMES Dec anxi ous to sign cornhog contracts need not be Idle while waiting for the Inauguration of the sfgnup camp aign district agents in the exten sion service at Iowa State college pointed out Friday Producers may speed up the program considerably by having figures on their past two years production and sales of corn and hogs ready when contracts are made available Will Meet Tuesday A meeting In Ames is scheduled for Tuesday for members of the state advisory committee fieldmen and extension workers Following this state meeting present plans call for a series of 10 district training schools on the contract for county cornhog committees These county workers will in turn train the township committeemen who will handle the bulk of the sign up work According to extension workers information on hog production which will be needed on the con tract includes the following Num ber of litters farrowed and total number of pigs farrowed From those litters list the following Number sold on market number sold for feeders ana breeders num ber kept for breeding but to be sold eventually number butchered for home use or to be butchered for home use from these litters num ber kept for future sail and number died These last six items should be equal to number of pigs farrowed Four such sheets should be filled out one for each of the spring and fall farrowings of the past two years Fall farrowings include those from July 1 to Nov 30 and spring litters from Dec 1 to May 30 Information IB Listed District agents who have been studying the details of filling out the contracts suggest making out the sheet for the last six months and working back through the Lwo year period Any available sales slips or other supporting evidence should be kept as this type of ma terial will be aske to accompany the contract Among the information concern ing crop production which will be required are the following Total acres in farm acres in field corn wheat for grain oats for grain barley and rye for grain soybeans tame hay wild hay idle crop land woodlot waste land not pastured and land in lanes roads feed lots and buildings A statement of the use the land to be taken out of corn dur ing the past five years also will be asked Remains Alive After Attempted Suicide FORT MADISON Jan 1 Lieut Col Ralph Bates of Bloom ington 111 who attempted Satur day to take his life by stabbing him self with a penknife while riding in the washroom of a railroad coach remained unchanged lit Sacred Heart hospital attendants said His condition is serious Des Moines Woman Fatally Hurt by Car DES MOINES Jan 1 Alice Frush 65 Des Moines was fatally injured last night by a motorist as she was crossing a street John Comito driver of the car told police that he was unable to see the woman because of mist on the windshield Coroner William Cpenter said he planned an Inves tigation of the accident LAYMANS SHOE STORE CREDITORS SALE GOING FULL BLAST WE MUST RAISE CASH AT ONCE and Have Marked Accordingly The price of every pair of shoes slashed to raise money immediatey Mena Womens and Childrens Shoes sacrificed at less than onehalf TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS FORCED SELLING NOW HUNDREDS OF BARGAINS NOT LISTED BELOW TOADIES HIGKADE PUMPS TIES OXFORDS VALUES TO Sizes SILK HOSIERY While they last pair WOMENS FAACV SNAP RUBBERS ONE DOLLAR VALUE ALLLEATHER HITOP BOOTS 10 INCH CALFSKIN REGULAK B BOOT MENS1 DRESS OXFORDS Genuine At Calfskin REGULAR AND LAYMANS SHOE STORE 2B SOUTH FEDERAL AVENUE HAPPY DAYS HERE AGAIN FOR 1934 Continctd From Page 1 and spontaniety One could tell it in the happy faces that flowed through the streets of the metrop olis Many of the larger hotels were forced to turn away prospective pa trons long before the hour of mid night sounded Restaurants were crowded So were the theaters It Deemed that everybody turned out to welcome the new year Quiet in Capital The nations capital observed a comparatively quiet New Years eve celebration with the observance planned today less active than in previous years President Roosevelt departed from the usual ciistody and held no white house reception elect ing to spend the day quietly with his family although Vice President and Mrs Garner were luncheon guests Chicago greeted the New Year with revelry aa thousands crowded into loop streets to welcome 1934 Hotels and taverns were crowded until the early houra of the day as the 1 a m curfew law was re laxed Const Joins In The Pacific coast joined in the New Year celebration hut southern California was harrassed by rains and floods From the nations industrial lead ers came expressions of confidence that the new year would bring a return to prosperity William Green president of the American Federa tion of Labor said The outlook for the new year is bright and reassuring On every hand there is abundant evidence of renewed courage and revived hope Daniel C Roper secretary of commerce predicted a steady and certain economic recovery RESIGNATION OF WOODIN GIVEN Continued From Fnge I fine courage and constitution you will soon get wholly well Remember that when that day comes you are wanted and needed in the service of the country Your calm practical and courageous act ion in the difficult days of last spring and summer will always be remembered All of us miss you greatly and all of us send you our devoted re gards Henry Morgenthau Jr will go in on Jan 1 and I am happy in the thought that you so strongly ap prove the choice Take care of yourself Faithfully and affectionately yours FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT DILLINGER GANG BELIEVED GONE Two Officers Wounded in Farewell Raid Upon Roadhouse CHICAGO Jail 1 were hopeful today that John Dil linger and his gang of exconvict desperadoes were beating a hasty retreat out of Chicago after a week end shooting at the scene of a roh bery in which two officers were wounded and two of the seven ban dits believed shot The shooting occurred early Sun day outside the Beverly Gardens a roadhouse on the far south side in Evergreen park after 300 guests had been terrorized and robbed of approximately S500 in jewelry It was not until several houra later however that witnesses iden tified from a rogues gallery pic ture Dillinger ns the leader of the gang and police took it as evidence thatthe gunmen were moving out of the city The officers wounded were Lieut Edward Weher and Sergt James Allegretti of the county highway police They werfi taken to a hos pitU where it was said their wounds probably would not prove critical In the exchange of shots they s two of thn gunmen fell v nnd ed and were dragged to the waiting automobile of the gangsters by companions Later the car was found abandoned with three bullet holes in It giving evidence of the battle and also a purse that had been seized In the holdup Basque Coast Feels Strong Earth Shock BAYONNE France Jan 1 A strong earth shock was felt along the Basque coast shortly aft er 5 oclock this morning Houses were shaken but no damage was reported Man Is Killed When Car Leaves Highway HOLLY SPRINGS Jan 1 One man was killed and another probably fatally injured when their automobile left the highway and overturned near here Nels Jacob son 32 Danbury was killed and Herbert Chandler 45 Wall Lake injured Attempt Is Made on Life of ABC Chief HAVANA Jan 1 at tempt was made on the life of Jorge Manach a leader of the ABC se cret political society when a bomb damaged hia Havana residence enrly today There were no casual ties WILL STUDY NEW CORNHOG RULES State Committee and Exten sion Workers to Hold Session at Ames AitES Jan 3 state cornhog committee and extension workers will meet tomorrow and Wednesday with field men of the committee to study new cornhog rulings from Washington accord Ingto R K Bliss director of ex tension service at Iowa State col lege here A change in plans calls for a meeting here Wednesday and Sat urday when extension specialists will explain the interpretations of the contracts to county agents and a representative of each county cornhog committee The meeting is only for county agents and representatives exten sion workers the state committee and its field men Director Bliss saiJ One or more schools will be held in each county by the county agent and others where township and county committeemen will receive instruction ASSEMBLY SET FOR BIG DRIVE Continued From Page 1 facing numerous proposed amend ments They also declared that the state monopoly bill will have from 60 votes upwards on final passage whereas only 55 are actually needed Passage of emergency banking legislation and postponement of de linquent tax sales until April 1 are the only outstanding measures yet enacted in the governors program for the special session Could Make R F C Loans The banking bills would permit state banking institutions to take advantage of the federal deposit guarantee act and permit them to make loons from the R F C The house passed a billprovid ing an automatic moratorium on realty mortgage foreclosures until March 1 1935 unless undue waste could be shown This bill one of the governors measure for farm relief has not been acted upon by the senate Of the more than 500 bills In troduced in both branches only 48 have final approval Of these 25 were senate bills and 23 orlgnated in the house The majority are of minor importance 12 DEAD IN LOS ANGELES FLOOD Continued Vrom rage 1 missing as Virginia Pullian Jerry McDonald Larry McDonald Wen dell Holmes and A Grimes Jr Automobiles Stalled Efforts of police to obtain a more accurate check were nullified by flooded streets which stalled their automobiles However Duane Johnson Who said she was in a third automobile following the two machines that plunged into the river said she saw Miss Jerry He Donald Larry McDonald and Mlsa Ellis swim to safety In addition to the eight possibly lost in the bridge collapse three persons were killed in traffic as a result of slippery streets and a twelfth person was known to have lost his life He was an unidentified man whose body was found In a flooded street in Burbank No Accurate Estimate There was no accurate estimate of the number driven from their homes but at the Venice ballroom 70 homeless children were being cared for Numerous houses in the low area around Long Beach Culver City and Glendale were heavily damaged by the flood waters In a low area be tween Los Angeles and the Holly wood district residents were awak ened to find water almost up to the level of their beds It was still raining this morning and there was no sign of a letup Downtown traffic was at a vir tual standstill as car after car stalled in the streets Omaha Boy Wounded While Hunting Dies OMAHA Jan 1 accidentally yesterday by a com panion while hunting rabbits Er nest Harvestine 16 died early to day at a local hospital Both had been firing shotguns they had re ceived aa Christmas presents Iowa City Doctor Hurt in Accident DES MOINES Jan 1 Julia Cole City was in a hos pital here suffering from a frac tured jaw and scalp lacerations aft er an accident early today on high way 65 between Huxley and An keny IN COLLISION A car driven by Orbra Parks Dougherty collided with a car driv en by G A Bonnstetter 1042 Third street southwest in the 100 block on First street southwest Sunday The left rear fender of Mr Bonnstetters car was damaged It Isnt the fear of criticism that bothers most of us Its the fear that our critics may be TelegraphHerald Those newest autogyros deserve high praise They can do anything a bird can do except roost on a barbed wire fence and lay an Kcsslngers Review BIMETALLISM TO BE MAJOR ISSUE Continued from rixge 1 cy program for the most part but will offer criticism when it Is deem ed necessary Will Await Recommendations Prospects for the first few days of the session are somewhat cloud ed The first task facing congress is enactment of a new liquor taxa tion law but the issue facesso many controversies final settlement may be somewhat delayed Neither house will do much this week other than convene and await President Roosevelts recommenda tions in his annual and budget mes sages The first probably will be sent to Capitol Hill Thursday the second Friday Then the house probably will take up the liquor tax bill framed by its ways and means committee provid ing for a levy of 52 a gallon on dis tilled spirits in place of the present tax of Slay Press Silver The senate probably will await house action on this bill before get ting down to work unless there should be an unexpected move to consider some of the measures now on its calendar such as the St Lawrence waterway pact or the measure to give President Roose velt power to declare arms embar goes in cooperation with other na tions There is a distinct possibility that the silver bloc may seize the lull in the senate as the opportunity to press for their free coinage bill which Senator Wheeler D Mont has ready to introduce as soonas the rules permit Leaders of the silver movement claim sufficient votes to put their bill through congress provided President Roosevelt does not come out In opposition They conceded however that the chief executive will have the final say on this as well as other issues of the session Greater Strength Shown The silver bloc approaches the convening of congress with even greater strength than it demon strated in the last session when Senator Wheelers 16 to 1 measure was defeated by the narrow margin of 43 to 33 in the senate Already two senators who voted switched over and others are known against the bill at that time have to be on the fence But even the most ardent leaders admit they cannot muster enough votes to carry the legislation over a veto if one should be forthcom ing Their only hope is to win President Roosevelt over by the strength of their showing Others in Foreground From sections of the farm belt will come condemnation of the ag ricultural adjustment administra tions efforts and attempts to modi fy the law under which it operates Other issues already casting their shadows ahead include reciprocal tariff powers for the president de velopment of other rivers along the line established by the Tennessee valley development control of the stock exchanges railroad legisla tion extension of the reconstruc tion finance corporations authority and revision of the securities act Five Men Stabbed in Filipino Celebration SACRAMENTO Cal Jan 1 Knives wielded in a street fight climaxing a Filipino New Years celebration in front of a lower down town dancehall early today sent five men including a police officer to hospitals with stab wounds Two may die Banks ray Dividends DES MOINES Jan 1 positors of Iowa banks in receiver ships during December received dividends totaling 5256933580 Supt D W Bates of the state banking department announced FIRE DESTROYS HAMPTON TRUCK Tools Are Also Lost Whenj Building Burns One Driver Injured HAMPTON Jan Intetj national truelc belonging to Kei neth Penaluna was destroyed Fa day noon when the building fil which it was stored was burnqdj Tools valued at were also de stroyed The fire was thought to have r iglnated from a heating stcve while several of the truck drivara were at lunch When discovered the blaze had made such headway that only two trucks could be gotten out The loss on the building wljich was owned by M Mennenga Wa terloo is estimated at and was partly covered by insurance Shoull truck driver vere burns on his hands while moving the trucks Yes Indeed You Must Go to January Sales as quickly as you can and see what wonderful bargains they have Every where you turn you see such marvelous values that it is difficult to believe its possible Some things are even marked down to half price just think of it Many items are in small quantities so you should be there when the store opens Tuesday morning before they are picked over Ill look for you at Merkels in the morning Were Going to Buy Gifts Next Year Weve Joined the Christmas Savings Club A happy couple here They know that they can buy armsful of gifts next Christmas for they have already joined the 1934 Savings Club You should join next December when this bank sends you a check covering what you saved plus interest youll be so glad that you were a member of the club Do it right NOW while you are thinking about it Dont wait until it is too late It is easy to join There is no red tape Costs nothing And we have a class for every one and for every purpose Save as much or as little as you wish Stop in and well gladly tell you all about the plan NORTHWEST SAVINGS BANK Mason City Iowa A Northwest Bancorporation Bank   

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