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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 6, 1929, Mason City, Iowa TWO MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE WEDNESDAY FEB 6 29 WOMAN RESIGNS AFTER OPERATING ROAD 30 YEARS 50Mile Railway Believed One of Most Profitable in World ST Lpins Fet years with mllrosul from stenographer to assistant to the general manager durlnr the while the line grew from a sixmile road to a 60 mite one serving one of the most ac tive Industrial districts in the middle west was thet record left by Miss Kath arine Wilson when ehe resigned yester day from the Illinois Terminal rail road at Alton lit During her years in practical charge of the property her management achieved tUe reputation oC one ot the most profitable railroads In the country Sold to Power Unit The belt line wan sold eight months fcgo to the Illinois Power and Light which also controls the Illinois traction system batter known as the McKinley lines for a reported The value ot the property was traced to Miss Wilsons manage ment railroad operators affirm MIsa Wilson has attempted several times to resign since the road was told but the newowners repeatedly urged her to remain She gave as her rea son for resigning that under the new control the rdid is too large as about miles of track would come under her direction and she felt she had de voted enough of hec life to working and wished to retire Despite her resignation Miss Wil ton will retain in office in the rail road headnuartera and act in an ad vleory capacity Never Owned Stock It was reported at the time of the lale Miss Wilson received a gift ap proximating n appreciation of her long services from the former owners As far as can ha learned Miss Wilson never owned stock In the line Miss Wilson joined the road in 1893 as a stenographer and after serving tome years In that capacity became chief clerk That post gave way to a car accountancy position and for a number of years she waa tlie only woman in the country occupying such a placeLater she was made assist ant to the vice president and general manager and with her knowledge of the operations practically the entire management was left in her hands TROTZKY RUMORS ARE CONFLICTING Former Soviet War Leader Reported Places Feb 6 maze ot conflicting reports today had Leon Trotzky In as many as eix or seven widely separated places The story that lie was ahoard the soviet steamer Xransy JNott arriving at Constantinople today after sur viving a tempest in the Black Sea continued to bo current but was flat ly denied by Moscow officials No further official information was obtained but dispatches from the soviet capital Indicated an understand ing in some quarters there that the former war commissar wan eCiii at Alma Aata Russian Turkestan It la said ho possibly is pondering his answer to a reported Moscow ultima tum that ho make unequivocal sur render to tho centrist committee or suffer exile aboard Berlin newspapers published re twrtB from Kovno Lithuania that ho had arrived at Moscow In tho custody ot the secret police and was being Held in asuburb there pending COTIV pletlon of arrangements for his exile Still another story said that he had been aboard the Krasny Flott but hut been drowned during the Black Sea storm A Jewish telegraph agency dispatch from Moscow said It had been learned from highly reliable sources that Trotzky arrived in Constantinople on Tan 2fi His departure and subsequent movements had been kept secret i was said to avoid demonstrations Only Opponent of Bathhouse John for Council Quit CHICAGO Feb 6 may nov ba predicted with a reasonable degree ot certainty that Bathhouse John Coughlin fashion plate and poe laureate of the city council will be elected to his nineteenth term as alder man Feb 36 Assurance became doubly sure with the announcement that Bathhouse Johns only opposition Edward T Jorii had decided a contest would bo futile In view of your long record in rep resenting he first ward of our city Joria told Coughlin yesterday I see no reason why another two years 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