Friday, February 12, 1937

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 12, 1937, Mason City, Iowa TWO MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE FEBRUARY 12 1937 gency to protect ipcople who are victims of a power far beyond their control In its morning session the house passed four bills and deferred ac tion on two others 1 House Approves Act Voting 95 to 5 the lower bod adopted the Lobkingbill measure for outright repeal of the deli act as applied to real estate foreclosures The section his bill would delete from the statutes provides that a general execution may be issuec when the sale of mortgaged prop erty fails tosatisfy a foreclosure judgment In two previous sessions the same measure has passed the Iowa house only to be killed by the senate Urging its third passage Lool ingbill said it was aimed to thwart those greedy persons who would take the last shingle frorr over the heads of our people Can Retain Property In the safe frame of mind the house passed H F 87 by a vote o 97 to 0 It would provide that lien holders might retain possession of property until all claims are sat isfied for merchandise sold or foi repairs or materials furnished The third bill to pass the house by a vote of 103 to 1 was H F 19 providing that rural and village school districts may exercise their option in requiring yearly audits A measure specifically to aid Cedar R a p i d s transportation problems passed 98 to 0 Under its provisions charter cities anc towns may grant motor bus fran chises without the present re quirement that 40 per cent of the voters so approve Could Lower Fares Urging its adoption and aclvis ing the house that the city of Dav enport wanted the act as well Representative Hicltenlooper of Cedar Rapids said it would probably enable the Cedar Rapids traction system to use buses anc to lower fares from 10 to 6 or 5 cents The house deferred action on a proposal to permit a levy for snow removal and another relating to official publications Before word was received tha house contests would not be de cided finally until Tuesday some legislators had expected action this week Through an agreement reached between democratic and republic an leaders further action within tiie house was deferred until fhal date to permit a final disposition of matters remaining in the hands of the chairmen of the Clinton and Harrison county contest boards Bulow Awarded Seat However the situation was par tially clarified Friday when the house received and adopted a rer port from Rep Thomas Stimpson D of Anamosa permanently seating Rep Harry Bulow R of Clinton Bulows seat was the contest instituted byformer Sep Milton Peaco D of CZin ton against Rep W W Judd R also of that city Bulows ma jority for the office was not changed as the board counted the votes cast for Judd and Peaco with the result that the latter was given a 3 vole margin This phase of the contest however was reopened Thursday in Des Moines with the principals given an op portunity to present further mo tions and arguments There was a hint from the fringe of secret committee sessions that the final outcome of the con tests might be that both incum bents retain their seats leaving the chamber divided 54 to 54 SANDBOILS AT NEW ORLEANS Largest City Along Lower Mississippi Has Taste of Flood MEMPHIS Tenn of rehabilitation followed slug gish crests down the Mississippi Friday while sandboils gave New Orleans a taste of flood troubles The lower valleys largest city felt the first direct effects of the Mississippis record burden when water bubbling through a large sandboil submerged three square blocks of wharf area to a depth of 18 inches Hundreds of laborers hurriedly sandbagged the leak and no levee threat was seen in the flow caused by river pressure forcing water through loose soil strata be neath the dikes The affected ter ritory more than 20 blocks from the citys main business dis trict Remove Flood Scars Meanwhile the Red Cross and federal state and municipal agen cies grappledwith re moving flood scars from the val leys of the Mississippi and the Ohio The big river crept toward rec ord heights along the lower valley levees but created no major crisis Only some unforeseen act of God can change this situation now said Col John C H Lee array engineer after inspection near Helena Ark where the river crested at 6025 feet Above Helena the river was falling slowly but steadily Levee workers could not relax their vig ilance however for the recession was so sluggish that seepage ano sand boils remained a constant threat 28 Billion Tons of Rain An inkling the rivers burden was given by the Columbus Ohio weather bureau statistics which showed that in January there were almost 28 billion tons ol rainfall in thatstate alone Ten states in the flood zone had abnor mal precipitation Until this tremendous burden of waters empties into the gulf the people the valley lowlands can expect little relief Backwaters from choked tributaries inundat ing hundreds of thousands of acres cannot drain The work of rehabilitation speeded along the rapidly falling Ohio and from Washington came news the federal government was ready to lend financial aid to stricken individuals President Roosevelt signed a bill last night creating a government corporation for mak ing loans to disastervictims Drop Questioning of ExConvict Held in Mattsori Kidnaping SEATTLE Wash bureau of investigation agents and state patrol officers announced Thursday they had dropped ques tioning and further investigation of H A Post 32 an exconvict held here in connection with kid napmurder of Charles Mattson FB I agents and state police men said they were satisfied that Post had nothing to do with the case City police however said they would continue to hold him on an open charge pending inves tigation of his record and several robberies in the Pacific northwest Post was one of about 50 per sons who had been held at vari ous places for investigation in con nection with the kidnaping ofthe Mattson boy Dec 27 J R Baggs Garner Taken to Des Moines Veterans Hospital R Baggs 65 su lerintendent of the Hancock coun y schoolsfor the past 22 years and the only SpanishAmerican var veteran residing in Garner vas taken to the Des Moines Vet erans hospital Thursday His con dition was considered serious ac cording to his physician Mr Baggs became ill about hree weeks ago with influenza and recently had a relapse after showing improvement Why Not Get Dad In On VALENTINE DAY It need not be in a big way one of our attractive HANDMADE TIES By Beau Brummel To Brighten the Day for Dad 100 AND AT 65c Get to Knoir NEGRO KILLER TO GET CHAIR Major Green Convicted of Slaying Housewife in Apartment NEW YORK confessed Negro killer of Mrs Mary Robinson Case was on the way to the electric chair Friday convicted exactly one month atter the attractive young housewile was slain in her apartment A jury took three hours Thurs which more than one hour was devoted to find the bathtub killer guilty of murder in the first degree Judge Charles S Colden said he would pronounce the death sentence mandatory with the first degree 19 New York state had moved with record swiftness to avenge the murder The district attorneys of fice marshaled 33 witnesses to at test to Greens guilt the trial oc cupied four days and the jury of middleaged married men required only three ballots to agree The star witness generally was acknowledged to be Policeman John E Roberts Negro detective who posing as a fellow prisoner obtained a confession from Green in jail Roberts recounted how Green told him of killing Mrs Case with a hammer following an argument over her request that he put vine gar in the water for washing the apartment windows Her battered body was found in an overflowing aathtub by her husband Frank Case MARINE UNIONS NOT SATISFIED Threaten Another Maritime Strike Over Federal Hiring Law SAN FRANCISCO hreat another maritime strike rowing out ol union opposition to a federal hiring law hung Fri day pvciPacific coast ports just recovering from a 98 day tieup that cost an estimated SB86000 000 Officials of three marine unions involved in the recent strike tel egraphed President Roosevelt and Secretary Roper that commerce will again be paralyzed from the Pacific coast unless enforcement of the Copeland act is delayed Specifically what action the unions would take was not stated Some union workers have threat ened sit down strikes enforce ment is begun before maritime leaders present proposed amend ments to the bill The act provides that seamen must carry books showing rec ords of their employment and ability Sponsors contend it will protect efficient workers and as sure them of jobs The unions de clare it furnishes employers in formation from which they can blacklist men for union activity House Joins Senate in Approving Bill to Extend FHA Power WASHINGTON house voted Thursday to extend until July 1 1939 the federal housing administrations authority to guar antee debentures The senate had previously ap proved the extension Solons Visit State Hospital for Insane MOUNT PLEASANT P Members of Ihc appropriations committee of the Iowa house of representatives Friday visited Ihc state insane hospital here to in spect damage done by fire last summer Committee members said they wished to inspect the building and to view plans and specifications for proposed reconstruction before acting on a appropriation request for rebuilding the hospi tal Witnesses Heard in Trial of Buck Avery ROCKWELL CITY tional state witnesses were called Friday in the trial of Robert Buck Avery charged with the torturerobbery slaying of John Parker 71 Dr Francis Hobarl former Calhoun county coroner and county officers told ot finding Parkers body late Thursday HEIR TO THRONE OF ITALY BORN Crown Princess Marie Jose Has Son Naples Wild With Joy NAPLES Princess Marie Jose gave birth Trlday to a son providing a new heir ap parent to the Italian throne Booming cannon signalled an nouncementof the birth of the second child to Prince Umberto and PrincessMarie Jose Naples with a reputation for festivals went wild with joy The news was flashed throughout the entire country The new baby takes royal pre cedence over his twoyearold sis ter Marie Pia born at Naples Sept 24 1034 His father is the only son of King Victor Emmanuel and Queen Elena and his mother a former Belgian princess Nationwide Amnesty Sources close to the royal family said King Victor Emmanuel would decree nationwide amnesty for Italian prisoners in celebration of his grandsons birth Hundreds of children born today in Italy will receive insurance pol icies savings accounts and a variety of gifts offered by large companies to babies born on the same day as a royal prince Queen Elena arrived in Naples from Home yesterday to be with her daughterinlaw She immedi ately instructed an aide to tele graph the news today to the king The royal palace during the last few days has been so swamped with gifts for the prospective baby that the crown princess issued an appeal that all wouldbe givers contribute to charitable institu tions instead Born in Old Palace The crown princess was attended by Prof Artom di Santagnese fa mous Roman obstetrician who has had scores of American women residents in the Italian capital as his patients The baby was born in the sev seventeenth century royal palace which overlooks both Vesuvius bay and the city of Naples Newspapers in Rome issued ex tra editions announcing the royal birth in sevencolumn headlines Holiday celebrations began in the city at a m The first announcement was made an hour later when according to Italian custom a white ribbon with a bow attached was hung on the door of the royal palace WILLlENDTO FLOOD VICTIMS Agency of Government Created in Short Order WASHINGTON A 000000 government corporation will lend money to flood victims in the Ohio and Mississippi valleys and to sufferers in any further disasters this year The new agency became law wilh President Roosevelts signa ture a dayafter it had been intro duced in congress by Senators Barkley DKy and Bulkley D The corporation will aim to pro vide credit for those sufferers un able to give sufficient guarantees for loans from other government and private lending agencies The proposal passed the senate without dissent and won house approval on a voice vote The only pause in its speedy enactment was an attempt in the house to increase the fund to 000000 and to extend the loans to victims of disasters in 1936 The corporation will be a sub sidiary of the Reconstruction Pi nance corporation which will furnish the capital Senator Norris one of many congressional callers at the white house said he saw dan ger in the presidents suggestion because it would enable him to create a new court overnight Norfissaid he preferred other legislative remedies Klondike Reaches Garner After Being Snowbound Five Days GARNER Snowbound since Saturday the a nick name for the branch road of the Hock Island lines here plowed its way through from Titonlca Thurs day reaching Garner late in the afternoon The temperature was 38 degrees above zero at the time ot arrival of the Klondike AUNT HET By Robert Quillen When Amy was a little thing she always pouted when she couldnt have her own way but now its called nerves GlobeGazette Radio News and TimeTable KGLO Mason City GlobeGazette Mason oily 1210 Kilocycles FRIDAY NIGHT News Peoples Gas and Electric Co Rudolph Friml Jrs Orch Sports Review Decker Bros Dinner Hour Diamond City News News CurrieVan Ness Supper Dance Melodies Review of the Markets Sons ot the Pioneers The Kings Men News Marshall and Swift Dance and Sing Radio Night Club News Highway Oil Co Green Bros Orchestra Evening Dante Parade News First NationalBank Melodeers Quartet Slumber Hour Swing Time News Pritchard Motor Co Sign Off SATURDAY FEB 13 Sunup Serenade News Mason City Fur Shoppe Musical Clock Merkels Musical Clock Lyons Musical Clock Musical Clock Mier Wolfs Melody Time Voice of Damons Time and Tunes Jack Sprat TylerRyans Musical Clock Opening Markets and Late News Concert Hall of the Air Devotional Service All1 this week in charge of the Rev D L Kratz North Iowa News Gov N G Kraschel World Book Woman Sons of the Pioneers This and That Midday Revue GlobeGazette News and Markets Midday Revue Chapmans Musical Minia tures Iowa Farm Flashes Midday Revue Continued Navy Talk Luncheon Dance Music Mailbag The Afternoon Show Reading the GlobeGazette Tea Time Tunes Organ Reveries GlobeGazette News Harry Resers Orch Home Folks Frolic GlobeGazette Want Ads Rosario Bourdons orchestra News Peoples Gas and Electric Co Sports Review Decker Bros The Dinner Hour News CurrieVan Ness Supper Dance Melodies Review of the Markels Sons of the Pioneers Kay Kysers orchestra News Marshall Swift 5 Minute Mystery United Home Bank Dance and Sing Radio Night Club News Highway Oil Co Sat Night Dancing Party Floor Show Dancing Party Cont News Firsf National Bank Floor Show Dancing Party Cont News Abel Son Good Night WMT NBC Blue Network Cedar Rapldi and Waterloo l Central SUndstrd 600 KJlotycles Saturday Feb 13 S00 Tnll Corn Time Albert Mills Program Family Altar Ncwstime Musical Clock Tlrn Bridy and Roundup Frank Vnclker Organist Women in the News Police Blotter Morning Newscast Raising Your Parents Juvenile Fomm Manic Kitchen Melody The Happy Chappits Key Men 10M5 Homemakers Matinee Governor Kraschel Lou Webb at the Orjan WMT German Band Noonday Newscast Cedar Valley Hillbillies Question Man 1220 Voice of Iowa Markets Codar Valley Hillbillies 12H5 Aunt Fanny Iowa Cnrnhuskcrs Manon Afternoon Music Fred Barrens Orchestra BUI Brown The Movie Man Parade of Features Enoch Llfiht Music Around lie Clock Raymond Cnward TfllV Cedar Rapid5 Boy Scoutj Program Ed Wynn Meredith Wlllson 80n National Barn Dance Chicapo Symphony Orchestra Newstlmc Freddy Orchestra Gus Arnhclmfi Orchestra Hen Bernie Orchestra Sterling Young Orchestra Ted TioRItos Orchestra Al Lyonfi Orchestra Sign Off WHO NBC Red Network Des flloiuey Iowa Central standard Time 1000 Kilocycles 5 LOO Saturday Feb 13 Morning Devotion Sing Neighbor Sine Musical Clock Farm News Almanac of the Air Chore Gang News Musical Fashion Notes Gene and Glenn Musical Clock Charioteers NEC The Vass Family NBC Manhatters Orchestra NBC Our American Schools NBC Piano Impressions NBC Bromley House Baritone NBC Home NBC Harold Nagel and HU Rhumba Or chestra NBC Governor Kraschel National Farm and Home Hour NBC Luncheon iMuslc News Broadcast Girl in a Million nhythm and Romance Golden Melodies NBC Walter Logans Musical NBC WeckEnd Revue NBC Spelling Bee NBC Kalienmeyers Kindergarten NBC Bulletins Top Hatters NBC Weekly Digest Sunset Corners Opry Song Stories NBC Hampton Institute Singers NBC News Diamond City News Saturday Evening Parly NBC Iowa Barn Dance Frolic News Palmer Match Program Iowa Bam Dance Frolic Hotel Ambassador Orchestra NBC Trianon Ballroom Orchestra NBC wcco Columbia Broadcasting System ftl in neap oilsSt Paul Central Standard Time 8JO Saturday Feb W 615 Time Signals 645 Oshkoah Boys Air Almanac Junior Broadcasters Club Musical Chimes Time Signals Gene and Glenn Hugh Aspinvvall RicharrJ Maxwell Organ Federal Housing Organ Stocks N Y Philharmonic N Y Philharmonic Safety Talk Gcorgo Halls Orchestra 1200 Jack Shannon Tenor One Girl in a Million 1230 Livestocks Marvels First Edition 100 Henry Halsteads Orchestra St Paul Department Parks Clyde Barrfe 200 Down by Hermans 230 Department of Commerce 3OQ Captivalors Labor and Legislation Dictators Drama of tnc Skies 445 Eton Boys Ben Fclds Orchestra News time Tourist Bureau Uncle Jim Reads the Funnies Saturday Swing Session Herbert Footers Voice of Niagara Swinging Strings Johnny Presents Speed Show Carve in Wells Benny Meroffs Orchestra Your Hil Parade 93Q Courteous Colonels M A C Gophers News time RoHic Johnson Reports Cec Hursts Orchestra Dick Longs Orchestra Roger Fryors Orchestra Benny Meroffs Orchestra Tlenry Kings Orchestra Kenry Halsteads Orchestra Dick Longs Orchestra M A C Gophers Ed Wynti is commuting daily between Philadelphia and New York Reason is his son Keenah is trying out in a new play in the city of brotherly love WOI Iowa Slate College Station Ames Iowa 610 Kilocjclcs Salurclij Feb 13 Tuning In Matins News Notes The Music Shop News The Music Shop continued Midwest Markets News The Galvin Midwest Markels News ParentTeachers Meeting Midwest Markets News The Educational Forum Police Bulletins The Extension Hour Agriculture Looks to Youth Midwest Markets Campus Varieltes SlgtiOH RADIO RAMBLER MISS MAHALA MEADE WINS TALENT QUEST ulahala Mcarte tap dancer and singer won the KGLOState the ater amateur broadcast the Tal ent Quest of Thursday Feb 4 votes of the attending and radio audience indicated Friday Second place to Mason Citys amateur hour of the air went to Phyllis McClcllan who gave a ma rimba number and third to Paul ine Wodarcak 5 year old vo calist Another Talent Quest was held at the State theater Thurs day night Dont forect to tune in on WSUI o hear the lowaPtirtluc BigTen cape frame broadcast at Sat urday night 9 JEAN HEKSHOLT TELLS DIONNE ANECDOTES Jean Hersholt one of the screens leading character actors who has made two movies wilh the Dioime quintuplets will tell Ills favorite stories of the worlds most famous sisters Saturday night Appearing on the same program over WHO at p m are Efrcm Zimbalisi one of worlds greatest violinists Happy Reese renowned trap drummer Benny Baker trumpeter and the Cava liers quartet brought back for the second successive week Hersholt first met the Misses Diunno socially in the summer of 1935 when he went to Callander Ont to make the movie The Country Doctor their first fea ture length picture The quin tuplets were his leading ladies again in their second fulllength film Reunion which is still be ing ahown in many firstrun the aters throughout the United States The actor left Ontario with an assortment of amusing little anec dotes about the quintuplets These he will tell in an interview with Joe Cook master of ceremonies of the program Zlmballst is often called one of the five greatest violinists on earth He has appeared in con certs all over the world The program designed to enter tain every member of the family also includes humorous stories by Cook and music by Ernie Watson s talking band with Watson sing ing another novelty song of his own composition C f Mr Ghost Goes to Town and Tea on the Terrace arc two of the tunes Lyn Murray will sins and play when broadcasting as The Boy Next Door over the Columbia nehvork Saturday from to a m Lyn wU also contribute Time on My Hands Glory of Love Trust in Me and Take Another Guess a o HIT PARADE TO EXPAND PROGRAM AIR TIME There will be 15 minutes more melody in every program of Your Hit Parade and Sweepstakes commencing Saturday when the regular weekly program over the Columbia network is augmented to 45 minutes The programs will start at their usual time of 9 p m Following the sponsors policy the program which started on the Columbia network on May 2 193S has used the services of six well known orchestra leaders These have included Carl Hoff current bandmaster Harry Sailer Al Goodman Bob Harlngr Don Voor hecs and Freddie Rich Buddy Clark and Edith Dick have re mained as vocalists through the greater part of the series The program wrfose primary endeavor is to bring listeners those songs which at broadcast time are leading favorites throughout the nation accomplishes this aim through a comprehensive weekly survey of the musical tastes oi people throughout the country Sheet music and phonograph rec ord sales are carefully checked as are the requests of patrons of hotels and ballrooms in order to choose the seven songs in highesl favor with dance music fans throughout the nation Songs to hold leadership the greatest mlmber of weeks since the program commenced in May have been Is It True What They Say About Dixie which was good for four weeks Did I Rer member which stayed at the top for six The Way You Look To night supreme for five weeks Chapel in the Moonlight which led for four weeks and Pennies From Heaven which has had four weeks at the top of the Lucky Seven Leaders of the American Fed eration of Labor including Wil liam Green president Matthew Woll and George M Harrison vice presidents and I M Ornburn secretarytreasurer of the union label trades department will en gage in a round table discussion of Labor and Legislation over the Columbia network Saturday from to 4 p m Jack Benny sounds like a so phisticate on the air but in private life he is still the boy from Wau kegan He hates parties doesnt drink goes to bed early and is al ways up by seven with Medicated throat jooth ing ingredients of Vicks VapoRub VICKS COUGH DROP EXTRAS IN RADIO Radio like movies has its ex tras They are called mob play ers and usually get a perform ance Six couples were engaged last week for example to simu late a theater audience on the Helen Hayes All they did was cough and whisper TITLE Because he cannot think of a tilting title and will not release the score until he docs Johnny Green turned down a publishers offer to put on the theme of the Fred Astciire program While They Last 750 PAIRS LADIES AND MISSES SHOES ALL BRAND NEW OVER 20 STYLES A Value Sensation Ties Pumps in Suedes Patents Gaberdines Buck Kid and Combinations Truly remarkable values in Black Blue Brown and Green Your choice at ABOUT 100 PAIRS Ladies and Misses Shoes Values to and All in One Group VERY SPECIAL C BE HERE EARLY ALL SIZES ALL HEEL HEIGHTS

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