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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 22, 1937, Mason City, Iowa NORTH IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME ASSOCIATED PRESS SERVICE THE NEWSPAPER THAT MAKES ALL NORTH IOWANS NEIGHBORS HOME EDITION OPENING INSTALLMENT MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY THIS PAPER CONSISTS Of TWO SECTIONS OHIO FLO vsiowndw w n oo er Icet at her back ihis man ami woman holy matrimony She turned her head ever so slightly and saw Joel standing straight qnd solemn at her side He was framed by the room that seemed smaller with his tall gauntness The light streaming through lace curtains lent a nobil ity to his head It pointed up the clean shabbiness of the worn car pet where so many oilier couples had stood like these two It showed the careful darning in the inen doilies on the plush chairs the lading colors of the yellowing wallpaper Janet thought This is my back ground Joel doesnt belong here I can smell bread baking Ive known that smell all my life I was brought up in a home like this and I thought that one day I would end it in just such a home But this is not for Joel Oh Lord make me a good wile the right wife for him antl is commended by Saint Paul to be honorable amone all men and therefore is not by any one to be entered intu unadvisedly or lightly Martha Colby standing at Ja nets left cleared her throat The sound in that room silent save for the soft old voice speaking so the very word husband but I oh Janet I have nothing but an uncertain future and my love to offer you I need you and I want you to marry me at once and forsaking all others Keep thee only unto her so long slowly sounded dropped her eyes harsh She As though Martha had spoken Janet protested within herself We are not entering into it light ly We loved each other from th moment we met Time doesn matter Martha thought Its the mos unadvised thing Ive ever heard of Whod ever think that those two would fall in love Janet you should have better than this A sane sweet child marrying a tranger temperamental your Scotch father think of this Martha thought little Dr MacLeod as she had been think ing of him since Janet had called her on the telephone the day be fore There had been something singing in Janets voice then Martha I want you to stand up with me tomorrow Im going to ay marry Joel Paynter Reverend Fisher is going to marry us at his K home in Chester No youre not dreaming its true Yos lies the boy I met two weeks ago but I know its right Martha Will you If any man can shnw just cause why they may not iie lawfully joined together let him now speak or else hereafter forever hold his peace the minister in toned The faintest smile played mo mentarily at the comers of Janets mouth Almost the first words Joel had said to her were Im not a mari rying man Before that he had said I dont know your name bu Ive struggled through this jam I get across to you ever since yo came in Do you care very muc for this party or will you get you things and leave with me I war to talk to you Janet had obtained her thing and when they were in the parl driving from the Taylors cockta party they hardly spoke Yet be twcen them there was a quickenc sense of understanding Joel took her sensible little ham in his big one and looked into he face Janet wished then that were a prctly face Just as sh sometimes wished that he wer tall Im a halfpint and plain she labeled herself Her five fee of small proportioned perfection and her face that was distin guished by a broad brow by deep gray eyes and a wide generou mouth It tier cheekbones wen high and her nose as Scotch a heather her soft light brown luiii broke away from its smooth tight ness to curl softly about her fore hand and checks Im not a marrying man he said suddenly and surprisingly Does it matter she said Im afraid it might he had answered That had been only a fortnight before Janet thought It cant have been so little time ago Ive lived a lifetime in these two weeks Ive known what it is to be in ove to have known the fear of losing him and to realize that I can never be happy without him ACtcra week he had said I cant stand this Janet Im not fiontg lo sec you again I love you and I want you I want you do you understand He had said other inarticulate things and because she was afraid that she could not with stand them she said she thought it best for him not to sec her again But nothing could keep Joel Paynter from Janet McLeod once he had kissed her You know how I feel about marriage he said four days later I revolt against ties I hate the whole idea possession I am depressed by as ye both shall live f will Joel said clearly Then Janet said I will Who givelh this woman Her brother Ian stepped for ward Janet raised her hand and the minister laid U in Joels The cold circlet slipped over her finger She felt far removed as the next words came to her she who wears it may abide in Thy peace Then Joels arms were around her lifting her from the floor to meet his kiss Her fur toque was knocked askew by Ted Jevers claiming first privilege of kissing the bride Mrs Fisher was talk ing to her Joel was shaking hands with the minister Martha shook confetti on her saying Itll take a week to get this stuff off but we only get mar ried a few times during the course of a lifetime Her tone was gay enough but her cheeks were wet She stroked the tiiiy mink collar of Janets new green suit Fool ishly she remembered doing some think like that to Janet 20 years before It had been an angora bonnet Mrs Fisher came in with a tray of winefilled glasses Janet stood very proudly by Joels side while they were toasted Then Joel gave her a signal and she fled with him to the borrowed roadster waiting at the door He swung off the road suddenly and quietly thc car came to a stop Well wait here back of the pines until the rest of them have gone on I havent much time and Pimiotgoing bride Well only have an hour darling before I have to go to the theater Lewis Rallies ROOSEVELT HAS FIRST COMMENT ON AUTO CRISIS Graven of Greene Named e n President Urges Truc Statements Headlines and Talk WASHINGTON ohn L Lewis rallied strikers paralyzing the automobile industry Friday to sit tight for an honorable settle ment Talking to reporters shortly af ter President Roosevelt had sug gested in the interest of peace n truce in statements conversations and headlines L ersations said the Not I Joel Its we r now Am I not going lo Ihe theater You may You arc free lo do anything you want all your life Remember that Mrs Paynter you are always free Joel I dont waul to be free this minute I want you I want to feel like a wife Joels answer was very solemn Manet I dont want you to feel ilcc a wife I only want you to be my sweetheart Always All right darling she laughed oftly Shall we have dates after he theater and lunch during the veek Youll have your career Ill have my job and well oilier at our aparl He regarded her sternly No Youre moving into my lilting your career for strike would continue long enough to force General Motors into a collective bargaining con tract Alfred P Sloan Jr General Motors head who left Washington Thursday niglil when peace nego tiations deadlocked told newsmen m New York that there is hope The situation must be solved He planned a conference with cor poration officials Up to the Prcsiilent Lewis Thursday night had said that since labor had intervened for Mr Roosevelt in the presi dcnlial campaign it was up to the president to intervene for la bor in the automobile strike This remark and the general strike sliuation was brought up Jn the presidents first press confer ence since his inauguration Puf fing a cigaret the chief executive held all comment to two sentences isit each monts lace tonight aiiti ob tomorrow No on Janet thought of her pleasant tworoom aparament of Joels dark little one room near the theater She steady salary as assistant furni thought of her ture buyer at the department store and how hard she had worked to attain that position and her plans for the future She said Whither tbou goest Joel But she though I didnt expect this Joels ideas of mar riage were modern why isnt be liberal about my jobV She sighed a very small sigh thinking how little she really knew of this boy she had married To Be Continued I have no further news than what you have Of course I think that in the interest of peace there come monicnls when statements conversations and headlines are not in order Reporters went from the white house to headquarters the com mittee forindustrial organization Lewis asked if be thought the presidents statement referred to his remark that the administration should come to labors aid said he could scarcely undertake to in terpret the presidents words Has Not Asked Him He alone can define his own phrases Lewis added Of course I do not believe as some have suggested that lie president in LOOK INSIDE FOR JOHN1 FIORENZA Bathtub Murderer Dies in Quadruple Execution ON PAGE 2 Greater Iowa Group Backing Sugar Beets ON PAGE 8 Second Victim Dies After Iowa Shootino ON PAGE 2 owa Hardware Mutuals Hold Annual Meetings ON PAGE 7 Alesch Speeds Up Vote Speaker Picks Members of Committees DES MOINES The Iowa house aCter dissecting and amending the senate bill provid ing feed loans for Iowa stock men passed the revised measure 82 to II Friday afternoon preontativc Gustavo Alesch of Marcus house sponsor tlic measure spurred the house to a vole as it began its afternoon session by berating it for delay ing passage with amendments hat dont mean a thing There is danger of disturb up in my county varned referring to a tear gas dwn slrike Deni to Succeed Judge Clark New Jurist Will Move to lason City in Week With Family DES MOINES mGov Nelson Kraschel appointed Henry N Graven of Greene Friday to suc ceed the late Judge Joseph T Clark of Mason City as district court judge in the twelfth judicial district Graven who has been special assistant attorney general for the slate highway commission will take office next week Judge Clark died a week ago Ally Gen John Mitchell an nounced that T J Mahoney of iioone now an assistant attorney general will take Cravens place as counsel for Ihe highway com mission Mitchell said the pointment was made after a highway commis on last week H disturbances come well lave to send militia up there he cried Do you want Jain hat Act on Amendments Two min amendments were tended to rebuke people of America the who working are his friends and who arc only at tempting to secure their rights guaranteed them under lie law and the public policy set forth by congress and guaranteed by con gress The burly Lewis emphasized YOULL FIND amazing Dollar Day values at Mason City stores Fri day and Saturday This sales event ends when the stores close Saturday night of this week that he had not actually asked thc president to intervene and that he had not advised Mr Roosevelt to repay campaign debts by coming to labors aid in the strike Perhaps we have confidence that n the end the president will do what is necessary ho said We have ample confidence hi him We have demonstrated that LIFElRIEfFOR 3 QUADRUPLETS Survivor of Four Babies Born to Canadian Woman in Incubator MONTREAL Canadian Press of the Rondeau quad ruplets died Friday after doctors sought to save them by a desper ate race over icy roads to a hos pital The two youngest babies Joseph Achille Alfred and Marie at a m Anothei of the quadruplets whose identity was not immediately made known succumbed shortly after II a m The two boys and two girls born Thursday to Mrs Arcade Rondeau at St Thomas Que were hurried to Montreal in an ambulance which crashed into snow plow during thc trip After their arrival at thc hospi tal early Friday thc babies were placed in an incubator They were given warm water with an eye dropper At thc end of his mercy dash the ambulance driver was carried from his seat on a stretcher He the doctor and one of two nurses accompanying the quadruplets were injured in the crash PopeHais 2 Periods of Prostration Due to Pain in His Legs VATICAN CITY Pius suffered two periods of pros tration late Friday as a result prelates said of the terrific strair imposed on his heart by constant pain in his swollen legs Sources close to Jlic aged holy rather expressed belief his general condition had become worse from suffering atrocious pain during the past few days The pontiffs spirit had risen earlier Friday after a period of rest and he expressed desire to get outside into brilliant Roman sun shine From his sickbed Pope Pius re cited special prayers in memory Gets Damages SHENANDOAH Gowmfi plumber was awarded S7000 damages as thc result of a f11 rrom the roof of the Henry Field Seed company building of his predecessor Benedict XV who died just 15 years ago Fire at Des Moines Does Harm DES MOINES des troyed the Maher Bottling com pany plant here Thursday nighl with an estimated loss of 535000 Although handicapped by the se vere cold firemen prevented the blaze from spreading to nearby buildings The loss included five new trucks Escape Injury When School Bus Tips Ove ROLFE school chil dren and the driver escaped in jury when a school bus enroute tc on quickly after Alesch and the bill was voted It low must be sent back to the enate for concurrance in the imcnclmenls adopted by the ouse Friday morning Thc house started work at 11 a m on the bill the senate sub stituted late Thursday for the measure which had just been parsed in the house of Representative Roy Spurs R Charles City declared the sen ate bill is far worse than the one we sent over there He demanded the deletion of all mandatory features of the act which provides that county boards may issue anticipation warrants up to 7500n for the direct loans to impoverished farmers and stockmen for thc purchase of feed Randall of Manly T h o u g h numerous attempts crc made to insert other amend ments the major change effected by the hruse at thc urging of Representative Ciaus Randall R of Manly provides that provision of the act should apply only lo the 40 or more primary drought coun S A roll call vote adopted this move 58 to 36 Representative Earl C Fish baugh Jr P Of Slicnancloali vlio sought to inject other pop i la lion limitations restricting pro isions of the measure lo only and Woodbury counties vas voted down 40 to 53 after irolongcd discussion in which rep esentalive William J Dreessen D of Breda admonished the louse to act quickly it would elicve conditions as serious as in is county Crawford Says Stuck Starving Forty per cent of the farmers ference with sioncrs Vacancy im Selection of Mahoney for thcj highway post will leave a vacant m the attorney generals staff When he announced appoin merit of Graven Krauehel said U new appointee will be the fir democratic judge to take office i the district The district include Bremcr Butler Floyd Mitchel Ccrro Gordo Worth Hancock an Winhcbago counties 1IENKY N GUAVEN Judge Graven has practiced It with his brother James as member of the firm of Grave and Graven nt Greene since e was named by Attorney Gci eral OConnor as special assistan attorney general to act as couns to the highway commission May 1936 to fill the vacant caused by the death of the la D Myron Tripp arid was reap pointed to the same office by A torney General Mitchell Will Live Here Judge Graven will reside i Mason City He is a world wa veteran serving 18 months over seas and has been a member o the American Legion since its or gunrzalion He was born at SI James Minn the son of Norwc Kian parents He is a graduate o the liberal arts college and lav school of the University of Min nesota While in law school IIL served two years on tlic Minne sota Law Revue and at graduatioi he was elected a member of thc order ot C O I F national hon orary scholastic law society Judge Graven is a past membei of the board of directors of the Lutheran Orphans home nt Wav erly and of Waiiburg college of the same place He isIhe present chairman of the pension commit tee of the American Lutheran church During Jiis interrupted college career he worked for some time on a railroad at Mobriclge S Dak where he was active in rail road union labor circles Have Three Sous He was married March 20 IH2G to Miss Helen T Davis of Min neapolis Mrs Graven after her graduation from college served acked deep in the roads and they re blocked The situation and the question is is piti Shal school turned over SJJ SPORTS Ernest G Dad Schroeder and Glenn D Devine former star blocking back on cham pionship Hawkeye grid teams will direct the University of Iowa s athletic destinies for at jcast a year it was announced Friday Schroeder was appointed head of the physical education division while Devine was named assistant in charge of intercollegiate athletics Alumni who had strongly protested the impending ap pointment of Schroeder as ath letic director felt Friday af ternoon that the dual appoint ment might be a successful Plan provided Devine was given a free hand in his de partment See the GlobeGazette sports page for full details icse people be put on relief in the cities farms kept on their Several other amendments in cluding one giving the boards county supervisors the option in fixing levies and another by Hep B B Hickcnlooper R of Cedar Rapids eliminating all mandatory features of the pro posal were adopted In urging his changes the tatter charged original provisions would add 5700000 yearly to the lax bur den of the stale The house called n halt in its consideration of the bill while Speaker LaMar Foster D of West Branch announced his standing committee assignments Patronage Problems Left It was indicated at that time that the house later would re sume consideration its re maining patronage problems with intimations partisan difficulties had been settled and that the remaining jobs would be divided between the two poltiical fac ns At the opening of its session the senate received four bills in cluding one by Sen C Colfax Smith R of Clarksville empow ering counties to operate stone quarries to produce limestone ertihzer The measure would require em ployment of relief labor and limit he sale of fertilizer to the county n which it was produced Another bill by Senator B C vhitehill R Marshalltown vould require automobile owners o prove financial responsibility Before they could obtain licenses or their vehicles The bill would require proof that owners cither ciety of Die Mctliodisl Episcopal church and remains active in that organization as well as in the American Association of Univer sity Women The Cravens have three sons David aged 7 years Stanley aged 4 and Lloyd aged eight months Judge Graven will remain on duty at Ames for one week mak ing transfer of litigated matters to his successor Lloyd B Tail court reporter to the late Judge Clark has been asked to accept reap pointment to the same position BENOiTClNGES PLEA TO GUILTY Admits Muiclcr in Kidnap Killing of Michigan State Trooper MONROE Mich T Alcido Frenchy Bcnoit pleaded guilty in circuit court Friday lo a first degree murder charge for the ab duction and killing of Slate Po liceman Richards F Hammond Wednesday morning Bcnoil who Thursday entered a COLD NIGHT IN STOR5 Mercury lo Start Rise in North Iowa Saturday 1 7 Below Here The mercury cowered at 20 de grees below zero and lower in North Iowa early Friday and the weatherman forecast even more bitter cold Friday night be Core i pica innocent in municipal court was brought before Judge G Arthur Ralhbun Friday morn ing Without comment he entered his guilty plea Judge Rathbun recessed court in order that he might talk with Be noit before pronouncing sentence from their own funds or from in surance could pay as high as a000 for injury or death of one person and as high as for njury or death or twn or more Dodge found the temperature al iu below Spirit Lake and Norlli wpod reported I below Charles City lli below Mason City J7 be low Iowa Falls Hi below Sioux City H below Audubon II below Council Bluffs 10 below Dubuqie ind DCSMoinos below Mount Ayr and Davenport ycro Kcokuk was the only weather Hircau station which got off with ess than xero There thc num was 2 above 2n Below Seen For Friday night the weather nan forecast n 2y degree below minimum for the northeast scc 20 below for the northwest ind 15 below for be southern halt if thc state The biltcr cold Thursday took me life that of Henry Sclirocdcr if Ionia who was found cxhausi d and beside his stalled ulomobilo which had gone into a itch He died while being taken 0 a hospital at New Hampton Temperature rose little above te zero mark Thursday Mount reporting a top of M degrees he weatherman said they might ise just about as much again rid ay before scuttling back far clow zero Friday morning they vcraged from 20 to 25 degrees clow normal Clear Over H was clear over all the stak vctpl ihe southeast corner when eoluik reported an inch or so o low and sleet But thc weatherman pointct ut while its bad its nol as bac 1 it was a year ago Friday wr id a blizzard going then tha ado the old timers remembei hen and Emmelsburg reporlec degrees below zero Meanwhile highway commission now crews bucked thc last re aining drifts from North Iowas highways but warned Ibal theres only one way passage at a good many points in thai area and that highways over rnosl of the state arc icy and dangerous Greatest Flood on Record Seen for Cincinnati Lower Points FLOODS AT A GLANCK By tin Associated Press PORTSMOUTH One third of 43000 residents driven out when Ohio river lood wa ters course into city river tears half mile gap in Earthen levees sewers deliberately opened to save three mile concrete wall LA WRENCEBURG Ind Ohio river pours into city and officials predict all but three squares would be submerged CINCINNATIOIilo ris ing hourly 10000 driven from homes m Hamilton county Cin cinnati alone one third ii 000 Portsmouth residents driven GcorBn H LaiLe orders slate officials to prepare for possible flood emer gency as water reaches 275 feet 25 over flood stage at con fluence of Allegheny and Mon ongahela rivers LOUISVILLE KyKenlucky and Ohio rivers drive 4000 from homes in Louisville area 000 from Frankfort and hundreds elsewhere in slate HUNTINGTON W Vn West Virginia homeless tolnl ST Midwestern of C RCC Clnss nnn f CC Clnss estimates 4000 homeless in Missouri Illi nois and Arkansas levees as rising streams menace homes in Louisiana and Mis sissippi WAN AND HIS TUNV SWEPT CHICAGO fXPjRclentlcss riv ers of be Ohio Valley swcllim toward the highest crcsls in their iislory swept man ami bis puny harriers before them Friday Flood waters along thousands if miles ot river front in 10 stales claimed nt least 12 lives made more than 80000 homeless and caused properly damage that mounted into the millions The grim prospect ot a major catastrophe hung over cities and towns along lie banks of the Yel pw Ohio with 15000 homeless in ho Portsmouth area and 10000 in the Cincinnati district Added to the homeless thrin llc J imcm ployed thousands s or them forced from waterlogged factories Iillslnirpli to Arkansas 1llt Dions flood panorama The Weather FORECAST IOWA Fair Friday nifflit aim Saturday Continued cold Fri day niffht Nnl ouitc sn cold in west and northcentral portions Saturday IN MASON CITY GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at a oclock Friday morning Maximum Thursday minimum in At 8 A iU Friday Again Ihc Hclnw 17 Below 15 Below temperature differences possible within short distances has been demonstrated While Mason City was recording 17 below zero Thursday night the government instruments at the Crystal sugar plant north of the ity showed a minimum of 22 3eow with 20 below at 8 oclock Friday morning At Charles City he low mark was la below at Fort Dodge 20 North wood 19 I i i i wuw jJci stretched from Pittsburgh where waters eddied again into the bust ness district the Golden Tri angle to northeastern Arkansas and southeastern Missouri plagued by heavy rain swirling backwn tois and he rising Mississippi The Ohio river exceeded all previous recorded flood crcsls at UiicmiiiiLi at vcnlnil standard time Friday when jl tilC 711 fnnl flood The river IN MeteoroloRisi VV C Dnvcrnii prediclecl the aroaipst sloim whipped the southern Illinois flood zone break ing telephone and telegraph con nections and adding new hard nPS nimy rein loicmg dikes and levees Shaw ncclown isolated by hisll water i Wlth thc Wwsl since 1913 Was completely cut off when wires went down Naval re servists went on the air immedi ately lo establish radio contact with the stricken area Convicts nran Pumps Twentynine hundred convicts state reformatory at ankfort manned pumps when flood waters of the Kentucky river jwept into the institution strivinc to save the power plant The wi er covered cell block floors on thr lower tiers A stage of nearly 11 ce u measured at Pittsburgh Wnlcr crept through the streets of Hip iidustrial district for tlic first time asl March Some streetcar s inundation servicr hailed and power failure vere reported Rampaging streams in middle rcnncssec brought new human miciMif 4 idd power to thc swollen Cumber and river now at 51 feel 11 bove flood stnfie at Nashville he cily water supply at Clarks Ule was threatened as the Cum
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