Mason City Globe Gazette, February 11, 1936

Mason City Globe Gazette

February 11, 1936

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 11, 1936, Mason City, Iowa TWO MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE FEBRUARY 11 1936 run from Mason City left at I m on time Meeting Near Hampton The M and St L snowplow from Mason City Tuesday afternoon had worked to a point between Chaptn and Hampton and another plow which started north from Marshall town was past Hampton and ex pectations here were that the road would be clear Tuesday afternoon The road to the north is clear The North Western got its trains into operation No 21 northbound left Belle Plaine at a m ar riving1 here at oclock Tuesday afternoon Although this wag about six hours late it was expected nearly normal schedules will prevail Wednesday The road to the north is clear it was said Marooned FreiEht Freed Tuesday morning the marooned Rock Island freight near Hurley was brought to Mason City Some bad drifts between DCS Moines and Ma son City are beingcleared but it was expected that that road would be clear Tuesday night as well as the road to the Twin cities No Chicago Great Western trains were in operation Tuesday A snow plow left Hayfield Minn at 1 oclock Tuesday afternoon clearing the road here and then is scheduled to go on to Omaha There was a sour note in the weathermans forelook at the wea snow in extreme west and south he hastened to reassure that if snow developed it would be light It will continue cold the weather man said predicting a minimum of 25 below in the north half and 15 below in the south half of the state early Wednesday It continued cold Monday night and Tuesday just as it has since Jan 22 when Iowa weather took its worst turn since the years became nineteenhundred instead of eight eenhundred 15 Below Here The temperature sank to 15 de grees below zero in the night in Mason City Sioux City reported the temperature hit 16 below there early this morning and that the SCIENTIFIC REPORT FAVORS BRAN Believes Common Constipa Safely Read this statement taken from an article in the Journal of tlie American Dietetic Association pages 133134 Nov 1932 The inclusion in the diet of a small portion of bran would seem a very practical way of get ting fiber which is not likely to be disintegrated This bran has the advantage of furnishing considerable amount of vitamin B and of readily available iron Exhaustive tests over a period of five years have proved Kelloggs AlLBBAN to be a safe effective way to correct constipation due to insufficient bulk or fiber in meals It is accepted by the American Medical Association Committee on Foods for this purpose You will enjoy this pleasant way to prevent the dangers of constipa tion You can eat Kelloggs ALL BRAN as a cereal with milk or cream Or cook into delicious breads and muffins Usually two tablespoonf uls apiece daily are enough to protect your family from common Serve ALLBKAN regularly for regu larity Sold by all grocers Made by Kellogg in Battle Creek 2u0 to insufficient mercury hasnt risen above zero there for 96 hours Charles City recorded 16 below Cedar Rapids 18 below Fort Dodge and Waterloo 17 below Marshall town 15 below Clinton 11 below Temperatures ranged up from these minimums to Keokuks six below Dubuque and Keokuk both caught the mercury up to 6 above Monday for the states high 25 Below Normal Temperatures the weatherman said averaged 25 degrees below normal at 7 a m and he added we havent had anything near nor mal temperatures now for a month Railroads operating out of Des Moines got some lines open Mon day but still had a fight on their hands to restore complete service The Rock Island said its Des MoinesMinneapolis line still was blocked but hoped to get a train through late today All service remained canceled on the Great Western lines to Minne apolis and to Kansas City The same situation existed for the drift blocked Minneapolis and St Louis railroad Branch Still Blocked The Milwaukee branch from Des Moines to Sioux City remained blocked but main line connections were being made through Herndon The Burlington routes main line connection from Des Moines to Osceola still was blocked and the plow attempting to clear the line was stuck in a drift near Norwalk Dispatchers said all lines were bending every effort to get freight moving so coal could be delivered to towns where the fuel shortage is acute It will take several days though they agreed to get train service back to normal for nearly every foot of trackage needs a snow plow before it ia operatable The Illinois Central restored serv ice Tuesday from Fort Dodge east and expected to drive through to Omaha during the afternoon but the OmahaMinneapolis line of the Great Western remained snowbound The M L and Fort Dodge Des Moines Southern lines ex pected to resume service by to night Highway commission maintenance engineers reported Monday nights siege of drift bucking knocked a lot of plugs out of the trunk roads but continued to warn that travel isnt open and uninterrupted yet by a long shot To Take Several Days It will take several days yet they said to restore all main pri maries to two way passage for its necessary to get the rotary snow plows through many of the drifts to throw the snow entirely clear of the highways Clearance work also was slowed down by the necessity of opening secondary and byroads to mines Snow clearance in cities was making a lot of work throughout Iowa Sioux City for example put more than 1000 men to work clearing snow from its streets and the coun cil by an emergency resolution ap proved a bond issue to fi nance the work So many residential streets remained blocked however that school directors decided schools would nto be reopened until Thurs day WPA laborers were being shifted to snow shoveling projects in sev eral towns and cities where L S Hill state WPA administrator said an emergency exists WPA Labor Released Iowas snow lighting force was reinforced by the release of WPA labor by L S Hill state admin istrator wherever an emergency exists Hill said he had received reports showing severe suffering and pri vation among snowbound women and children In Des Moines a crew labored to reach the home of I M MacFarland bond salesman isolated at bis home with a chest ailment A 15 foot high Valentine Candy In Special Boxes from 50 The Grandest Remembrance of All Creamy Smooth Rich with nuts and fruit and the finest flavors And packed so carefully in the frilly Valentine manner that its sure to delight the woman who re ceives it PACKAGES WRAPPED FREE FOR MAILING 5 SOUTH FEDERAL AYE PHONE 89 snowbank blocked access to his res idence He received instructions for the care of his chest from a phyhi cian by telephone Neighbors said MacFarland had only enough coal at his residence to last until Monday 5 Families Isolated Parts of five other families were reported virtually isolated in an out lying Des Moines district Fiftyeight truckers snowbound in coal mine shacks near Jefferson since Saturday finally broke through the drifts and returned to Jefferson Sunday a dog team pulled ISO pounds of provisions the 10 miles between Jefferson and the mine to provide food for the truck ers who wcre out of food Near Laurens Dr J H Hovenden battled snow drifts four hours to reach the Clem Alig farm seven and a half miles south of there He ar rived just in time to deliver a child to the Aligs their first Mr and Mrs Alig were alone HIGHWAY COMMISSION REPORTS OPEN ROADS AMES Iowa state high way commission reported Tuesday afternoon the following principal highways were open to traffic WestEast The following are open across the state Nos 3 34 2 6 7 30 35 The following are partly open No 37 from Onawa to Soldier No 175 from Junction with No 69 to Junction with No 65 No 141 from Sioux City to Denison No 20 from Sioux City east to junction with No 140 from Correctionville to Holstein and from junction with No 71 to Du buque No 10 from Pocahontas to Strawberry Point No 18 from Spen cer to east state line No 9 from Buffalo Center to East state line NorthSouth The following are open across the state Numbers 275 48 158 25 28 65 137 Partly Open Roads The following are partly open No 75 from Council Bluffs to junction with No 10 No 59 from Missouri line to Denison except blocked at Imogene No 71 from Missouri line to Lake View and from Sioux Rapids to Spirit Lake No 169 from Missouri line to junction with No 17 east of Perry and from junction with No 30 to Hurt No 17 from Madison county line to Grand Junction No 69 to Gcodell and from Cliny to Lake Mills No 14 from Corydon to north line of Lucas county and from Mon roe north to Conrad No 60 from Missouri to junction with No 30 and from No 30 north to Wright county line No 63 from Missouri line to Oskaloosa Oskaloosa to Toledo and from Waterloo to Min nesota line No 163 from Oskaloosa to Des Moines Oskaloosa to GrinneU No 146 from Oskaloosa to Grin nell No 149 from junction with No 63 to Cedar Rapids No 1 from junction with No 3 to junction with No 77 No 161 from Missouri line sourilirie to Burlingtonfrom south line to Wapello county to Davenport from Dewitt to Dubuque No 38 from Muscatine to junction with No 30 No 67 from Davenport to Du buque No 188 from Cascade to Dyersville No 52 from south line of Clayton county to Minnesota line No 13 from junction with No 161 to McGregor No 11 from Cedar Rapids to Calmar No 218 from Waterloo to the Minnesota line No 33 in northwest Iowa from Le Mars to Sidney TALMADGEWILL TALK DN LINCOLN Georgia New Deal Critic on Program With Ickes and Horner SPRINGFIELD HI Eugene Talmadge democrat of Georgia scene of General Shermans march to the sea was enroute to Abraham Lincolns shrine Tuesday to pay tribute to the Civil war pres ident He was scheduled to speak Tues day night on the Midday Luncheon clubs program commemorating Lin colns 127th birthday sharing the speakers platform with Secretary of Interior Harold L Ickes and Gov Henry Horner a democrat Talmadges speech was to be de livered over the objection of some Illinois democrats who resigned from the club after it invited the Georgian bitter critic of President Roosevelts administration Ickes an Illinois republican until he joined the Roosevelt cabinet is a staunch supporter of the new deal As holder of the big public works purse Ickes has been a target for some of Talmadges attacks Elmer Kncale club secretary said both were scheduled to speak on the general subject of Lincoln Illinois Central Road Looks Back Upon 85 Years of Progress CHICAGO Illinois Cen tral railroad looked back Tuesday upon 85 years of progress since its chartering by the Illinois legislature in 1851 The legislature authorized a group of New York and Boston fin anciers to build a railroad from Cairo on the Ohio river to the northwest corner of the state op posite Dubuque Iowa with a branch line to Chicago The Lake Michigan port then had a popula tion of 29000 The distance 705 miles was twice that of any rail road then existing in America The Illinois Central system now embraces a network of more than 7000 miles of track through the central states Floyd County Bureau Drive Drama Contest Delayed by Weather CHARLES county Farm Bureau membership drive which was planned to start Feb 10 has been postponed for another week or until the weather conditions improve As soon as the roads are opened so that the membership teams can get out over the county the drive will be started with Frank Wall district organization director in charge The Farm Bureau drama contest which was scheduled for the even ing of Feb 12 has been postponed indefinitely on account of impass able roads No other time has been set for holding it It has been im posshible for the members of the casts for the plays that were to be presented to get together for re hearsals MAILS ARRIVE IN NEW HAMPTON First Train Service in 64 Hours Coal Supplies Are Limited NEW Milwau kee railroad furnished the first pas senger and mail service here at oclock Monday evening It was the first service in 64 hours The Chicago Great Western rail road was expected to clear the track between Frederickaburg and Oelwein Tuesday and service on the main line to be resumed Tuesday afternoon The drawbar on the snow plow broke and was repaired here Mon day night Coal merchants with a weeks supply on hand providing it was limited to 1000 pounds for residents who were absolutely out of fuel Four carloads were in Cal mar for local coal merchants and was scheduled to reach Gere Tues day A carload of coal for the New Hampton municipal light plant was taken over by the Great Western railroad company for three engines pushing the snow plow Twenty WPA workers were work ing south of Lawler Monday clear ing a county road School at New Hampton was dismissed at noon due to poor attendance but was re sumed Tuesday George Zipse New Hampton foreman for the state highway commission said Tuesday that all of the state highways in Chickasaw county had been opened Monday night MEDICAL SOCIETY HAS CREDIT PLAN Physicians and Surgeons to Organize for Financial Protection Action was taken by the Cerro Gordo Medical association to form a credit association among the local physicians and surgeons of the city Each member will turn in his delin quent accounts each three months and the accounts will be sent in pub lished form to all other members of the association The first list of accounts will be made March 1 and succeeding lists will be made up every three months after that The lists will be cleared at intervals and paid up accounts checked off In this way the physicians and surgeons of the city plan to protect themselves much the sameas the merchants do A satisfactory setup has been arranged whereby those who cannot afford to pay for medi cal care can be taken care of The association was formed as a check on those who should pay for medical service but dont Included with the Medical society will be the hospitals CLUB AUTHORIZES HELP ON PROGRAM Outlying Territory Will Be Given Authority to Feed Birds North Iowa farmers in outlying districts and off the main highways were appealed to Monday afternoon by President Mike Zack of the North Central Iowa Rod and Gun club who asked that they cooperate with the club in its game bird feed ing program Farmers may call either President Zack or Les Valentine club secre tary and report on how many birds they have in their neighborhoods They will be given authorization to feed certain amounts of grain and the club will pay for the authorized feeding out of its treasury Farmers on the main highway were requested not to ask for such authorization since they will be reached directly by the clubPresi dent Zack may be contacted at 977 in Mason City while Secretary Val entine may be telephoned at 389 To Protect German Minister in Poland WARSAW police took special precautions to protect Hans Frank German minister without portfolio upon his arrival Tuesday night to dclivsr a lecture on inter national law Jewish newspapers de voted entire front pages to such slogans as down with Hitlerism down with racial propaganda ROOSEVELT TO ENTER PRIMARY Presidents Name Borahs Will Be on Ballot in Illinois WASHINGTON After a conference with Chairman James A Farley Patrick A cratic committeeman for announced Tuesday that President Roosevelts name would be entered in the Illinois presidential preferen tial primary April 14 Nash and Bruce Campbell chair man of the state democratic com mittee said petitions to place Pres ident Roosevelts name on the April ballot would be placed in circula tion in Illinois tomorrow Earlier in the day Nash had said that a slate of Roosevelt delegates had been entered in every congres sional district in the state The pref erential primary is not legally bind ing on the delegates but is entirely advisory Nash and Campbell said they had pledged to Roosevelt the states en tire delegate strength of 58 Decision Unexpected The determination to file Roose velts name in the preferential pri mary was unexpected Nash said as usually the organization there con tents itself with electing pledged delegates The decision however was said by Campbell to be in line with the action of the democratic state com mittee and the Cook county Chica go democratic committee in indors ing Roosevelt for renomination and reelection The possibility of Senator Borah contesting for support for the re publican presidential nomination with Col Frank Knox in Illinois de veloped as Edgar J Cooke head of the Liberal Republican Voters league announced he would place Borahs name in the Illinois pri mary Effect on Landon Politicians wondered what influ ence a BorahKnox contest in Illi nois might have on the plans of Gov Alf M Landon of Kansas While party leaders were watch ing the Illinois primary situation other political developments includ ed a warning from Herbert Hoover of what he called the possible men ace of inflation and emphasis from new deal spokesmen on increased payrolls Secretary Perkins struck a new deal talking point in Waterville Maine Monday night by declaring that payrolls had increased more than 50 per cent from the low point of the depression Hoover Gives Views Former President Hoovers views were expressed at San Jose Cal Monday as testimony before a court which is asked to permit Stanford university trustees to invest part of the institutions funds in stocks instead of bonds and first mort gages The devaluation of the dollar the widespread bank credit inflation and the possible menace of currency inflation he testified are the new factors with which the trustees must deal The theory of the devalu ation of the dollar is that it will in crease prices of commodities thus causing a rise in the cost of living xxx The theory also implies a transfer of values from the bond holder to the common stock holder The former president is speaking Wednesday at a Lincoln day dinner in Portland Ore Knox Pushes Attack Colonel Knox Chicago publisher pushed his antinew deal attack to Philadelphia where the democrats meet in June He said the new deal is sloshing through the mire and compared the administration to the governments of Mussolini Stalin and Hitler State Chairman Ed D Schorr said word had been sent out to various potential candidates to find out what they intend to do and if they want to get into the Ohio fight He said he had conferred over the weekend with Representatives of Governor Landon of Kansas and had explained the Ohio situation to them Animated Cartoons Out in California the EPIC demo crats were called by their chairman Mrs Kate pHare to form a nation al convention slate intended to throw off the control of Senator W G McAdoo Antinew deal animated cartoons were shown in Chicago Former Sen ator Hiram Bingham Connecticut republican appeared before the aud ience to renew his attack on the administration Not for centuries he declared has the cause of liberty been more seriously in danger than it is in this crisis 24 WPA Workers at Home After Spending 60 Hours at Quarry WATERLOO UP Twentyfour Black Hawk county WPA workers in the Jubilee quarry 16 miles south east of Waterlo were reunited with their families Tuesday after spend ing 60 hours at the quarry and nearby farm houses A county snow fighting crew returned the men to Waterloo late Monday after a three day battle with drifts O C Thompson county engineer expected to use 30 WPA men to shovel snow on county trunk roads Tuesday 2 MISSIONARIES UNDER ARREST American Canadian Held in Ethiopia Ordered Freed by Crown Prince CnpyrkM 193fl by The Ansnplalfd Prwn ADDIS ABABA Northern American missionaries who refused to leave the danger zone have been under arrest in southwestern Gamo province Crown Prince Asfa Wosan was learned Tuesday to have ordered them released Lack of communi cations with the interior made it impossible to determine immediately whether the local chieftain who made the arrest has complied with the order Shackled With Chain The Rev Harold Street of Pax ton HI one of the captives has been shackled with a dog chain con necting his legs Mrs Street and her four children were under guard The other missionary the Rev John Trewin of Toronto was also under arrest but not shackled Both missionaries are members of the Sudan interior mission Dr T A Larnbie head of the mission in Ethiopia said both men were well treated The Rev Mr Street was born in York Neb Held Since Jan 27 The government received a letter from Mrs Street saying her hus band and the Rev Mr Trewin had been held since Jan 27 She said the two men were seized at their station at Slama 50 miles south of Chencha the capital of Gamo province 250 miles southwest of Addis Ababa On Jan 28 they were taken to Chencha Mrs Street said she and her chil dren remained at Slama under guard The crown prince issued orders two days ago that the North Amer icans be freed Reports that eight persons were imprisoned were de nied officially ETHIOPIANS REPORT SUCCESSES ON NORTH ADDIS ABABA Ethio pian government reported Tuesday Ras Seyoum commander on the northern front has succeeded sev eral times in cutting the Acluwa Makale road behind the Italian front lines The government at the same time denied reports that Ras Scy oum was defeated Sunday in an at j tempt to take Makale forward point of the Italian northern front Emperor Haile Selassie was re ported reliably to have returned to the capital from his Dcssye field headquarters behind the northern front after several flights last week including a visit to the southwest ern Sidamo province sector There reliable sources said the king of kings conferred with his soninlaw Ras Desta Demtu southern commander who fell back before the current Italian offensive in that area Tecle Hawariate another com mander on the northern front re turned to his farm at Harar in the south for an indefinite leave of ab sence Sane men are those who oppose any ism that cant work without sending the opposition to Cedar Rapids Gazette US WILL CHECK UP ON OCONNOR Asks Court Order to Get Jury Records to Scan Income Taxes SIOUX CITY federal in ternal revenue department Monday asked a court order for the posses sion of records for investigation of the income taxes of Atty Gen Ed ward L OConnor and other defend ants in the indictments returned by the Woodbury county graft grand jury last summer T P Smith internal revenue agent in charge filed a petition in federal court to require County At torney M E Rawlings to appear be fore Judge George C Scott Wed nesday morning and show cause why he should not be compelled to turn over records seized by the grand jury in its investigation Had Refused Request Rawlings had refused to turn over the records to the agent Feb 4 ex plaining that he regarded the mater ial secret and privileged matters of the grand jury that he was not priv ileged under the Iowa law to di vulge without authority The governments petition stated that the records are wanted to de termine the correctness of the in come tax returns filed by the de fendants for the years 1930 to 1934 inclusive The records sought by the gov ernment the petition stated were those seized in the offices of the IowaDakota distributing company J E Red Brennans beer parlor and hotel rooms of some of the de fendants and claimed to refer to operation of a slot machine business and payoff system here Acquitted at Second Trial Attorney General OConnor was acquitted by a directed verdict at a second trial on gambling conspiracy charges Cases of other of the grand jury defendants were deferred pend ing supreme court action The defendants whose records are sought according to the petition are in addition to OConnor First Asst Atty Gen Walter Maley Hen ry C Kuhlmann C E Mayer F M Mayer Gus Vaginas George Myers Tony Santi Joe Gagen Tom Conroy T L Taggart Abe Kroloff J E Brennan H G Scott Jack Warden C E Stevens Phil Dunn William Taxer Robert Kroloff Ike Sherman Frank Comerfield Isadore Kroloff Jack Kennedy Jim Pontralo and Anthony Currion Never fight a stupid majority Join it and thus hasten the disaster and the return 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