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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 9, 1937, Mason City, Iowa TWO MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE FEBRUARY 9 1937 ments oC the opposing sides Gov ernor Murphy declared that I feel the parties are closer together now than at any time The governor announced they would reconvene at 7 p in CST Tuesday night Loss of 22 Millions A reliable source estimated the otal payroll loss including Tues day as 522000000 The loss in business to the company was in calculable as its factory wheels slowed down to the point that not a single passenger car was being completed The General Motors truck division however was run ning at top speed More than 100000 General Mo tors employes were idle At one time idleness reached a peak of 135000 but part of the workers have been returned to parttime employment The number of workers in re lated of ma terials and counted in the tens of thousands but no ac curate figure was available Some 80000 dealers and sales men of General Motors cars also were affected with no other pas senger automobiles in sight when the present supply is exhausted it operations have not been re sumed before this point is reached of Unemployment During the peak of unemploy mentdue to the strikeWilliam S Knudsen executive vice president of the corporation said the daily payroll loss It was estimated as being approximately daily now with 35000 persons working parttimel The Flint city commission de claring a state of emergency existed bestowed virtually dicta upon Mayor Harold E Bradshaw One fourth ol the citys 165000 population is em ployedby General Motors and 38000 of them were out of work Tfational guard officers with morethan 3000 guardsmen quar tered in nine sectionsof the city intensifiedtheir vigilance al though the city remained out Svardly calm Washingtons Oldest Civil War Vet Is 97 WASHINGTON Iowa fP Jesse E Harvey Washingtons oldest Civil war veteran quietly observed his ninetyseventh birth day Tuesday Harvey was the first white child born in Washington county Get First 193G Checks FOCAHONTAS Po cahontas county soil conservation office received in first payment 1936 checks Complete payments are expected to total 5250000 College i WBBM FOR DIGESTIONS SAKE SMOKE CAMELS Youtb Sentenced to 10 Years in Anamosa COUNCIL BLUFFS neth Way 18 was sentenced to ID reals imprisonment in the mens reformatory at Anamosa alter pleading guilty before District Judge John P Tinley to charges of breaking and entering Way old the court he had broken into a restaurant to recover money lost n a slot machine because the money was needed at home RELIEF ACT SENT TO WHITE HOUSE executive Department Re organization Plan Before Joint Committee WASHINGTON zation for new federal aid for flood sufferers and the unemployed needed Tuesday only thesigna ure of President Roosevelt The reliefdefi ciency bill ended its legislative career when Speaker Bankhead signed it Monday night in the heater box where he had gone from a house session to see his actress daughter Tallulah The senate and the house faced by the threatened suspension of relief payments labored untillate Monday to adjust their differences over the appropriation The chief con gressional committees should be allowedto use relief funds for compromised in a ban on borrowing certain per sonnel from relief agencies effec tive in 30 days Before Committee The presidents plan for reor ganizing executive departments came before a joint committee ol senatorsand representatives II will draw up bills to embody Mr Roosevelts broad recommenda tions which range from creation of two new cabinet posts to new pay scales for civil service The house voted to remove the ban against leaching communism in the schools of the District of Columbia but retained its junc ture against instructors advocating such views This bill must be rec onciled with a senate vote which would strike from the district ap propriations law any reference to communism r Inquiry Promised The La Follette committee promised an inquiry into the Black Legion and other vigi lante and violence groups if con gress would grant its request for 550000 expenses Senate Civil Liberties Investi gators inquiring into labor espion age discovered a detective had at tempted to shadow Assistant Secretary of Labor Edward L McGrady while he was trying to settle a Chevrolet Motor company strike in Toledo Ohio in May 1935 Shadowed McGrady The disclosure was made by the former Pinker ton agent assigned to shadow McGrady It fol lowed testimony by an official o the detective service that he had an informant in the Fisher body plant at Norwood Ohio as lale as Jan 31 to report union and rad ical activities The General Mo tors strike has hit Fisher body plants severely Dr Francis E Townsend ok age pension organizer pleaded in nocent in federal district cour here to a charge of contempt o the house brought against him aft erhe walked out oh a liouse com mitlee investigating the pension movement last year Townsend trial was set for Feb 23 BANKHEAD SEES DAUGHTER ACT Speaker Wipes Tears From His Eyes at Tallulahs Curtain Speech By BETH CAMPBELL WASHINGTON V Speaker Bankhead D Ala wiped lears from his eyes Monday riight at the curtain speech of his actress daughter Tallulah The New York and London stage slar spoke alter the seventh curtain call accorded her perform ance iri Reflected Glory pre sented here after a Broadway run I hate to step out charac ter she began Its disillusion ing I know But you have been so gracious I imagine you all understand gestured to her fathers box Ive been terribly nervous ve been playing this play for even months but Ill remember onight as one of the happiest of my humble gratitude Tosses Him Kisses She tossed a kiss to her daddy and disappeared The speaker of he house removed his spectacles and brushed away a tear It was the first time the graying egislator who used to play Romeo 0 her little girl Juliet had seen his daughter in a finished play Parental restraint prevents my gushing Bankhead said later but I think she did it very artis ically Before the performance gave her a rabbits foot for good luck The speaker had left a lale house session to get to the theater in time He signed the 5930000000 relictdeficiency bill in his thea ter box before the curtain rose Father Joins Applause When Tallulah first appeared on the stage her father joined the ap plause He laughed at her emo tional explosions in the role of an actress in the play but grew more serious as the climax approached In her dressing room afterthe performance the actress said The audience was so respon sive If it hadnt been for 1 dont know I was so worried Daddy is such a good critic She beckoned to a friend aiu asked Tell me whatI said at the end did it make daddy cry Robbed Ty Hitchhikers DAVENPORT F Cody reported to police here that he Was robbed of S17 by two youth ful hitchhikers he had picked up TEMPTING CANDIES BOXES 50c The Grandest Remembrance of All Creamy Smooth Rich with Nuts and Fruit and the Finest Flavors Packed so carefully in the frilly Valentine manner that its sure to delight the iady who receives it PACKAGES WRAPPED FREE FOR MAILING 5 SOUTH FEDERAL AVE PHONE 89 GlobeGazette Radio News and TimeTable KGLO City GlobeGazette Mason CUy Iowa 1210 Kilocycles WOULD OUTLAW GAME DEVICES House Votes Extension o1 Mortgage Moratorium Redemption Period DES MOINES curb slot machine operation in Iowa the state house of repre sentatives Monday put its final ap proval on measure to outlaw al devices involving elements chance The house also concluded a ful day o work by passing a mea sure to extend the mortgage mor atorium redemption period until March J 1939 and an enabling act by which Carter Lake village between Council Bluffsand Oma ha would be permitted to procure primary road improvements Before it could pass the anti gambling bill the house first had to revive the measure which Sat urday died for lack a consti tutional majority on third reading This done it accepted an amend ment placed in the original bill to exempt games of skill and then passed the measure by a vole of 78 lo 16 Speaker La Mar Foster ruled out of order an attempt by Hep John W Moore D of Sioux City to revamp the measure to legalize and license all forms of slot ma chines Final vole on the redemption bill was 101 to 0 The companion measure to determine those loans lo be granted relief under the general moratorium remained meanwhile in the hands of a house and senate conference committee which night had not agreed on the date Wednesday Feb io Sunup Serenade News Mason City F u r Shoppe Musical Clock Merkels Musical Clock Lyons Musical Clock Musical Clock Mier Wolfs Melody Time Damons Musical Clock Jack Sprats Food Stores Time an Tunes Tyler Ryans Musical Clock Opening Markets and News Morning Concert Devotional Service The Rev D L Kratz in charge Organ Reveries North Towa News Skelgas World Bookwoman Sons the Pioneers This and That MJd Day Hevue Northwestern Distributing Co MorGrain program GlobeGazette News and Markets Mid Drfy Revue Wolf Bros Coal Co Chapmans Musical Minia ture Iowa Farm Flashes MidDay Revue Cont Marianne at the Steinway Vance Music Co Luncheon Dance Mailbag Iowa Federation ot Wo mens Clubs Afternoon Show Reading the GlobeGazette Tea Time Tunes Mason City Public Schools Program GlobeGazette News New Records From Vances Home Folks Frolic Results From the Want Ads Rosario Bourdons Orch The Way You Look To night Finks and B and B News P G and E Rudolph Friml Jrs Ovch Sports Review Deckel Bros Dinner Hour Diamond City News NewsCurrieVan Ness Supper Dance Melodies Review of the Markets Sons of the Pioneers Kay Kysers Orch News Marshall and Swifts Dance and Sing Radio Night Club News Highway Oil Com pany Green Bros Orch Evening Dance Parade News First National Bank Melodeers Slumber Hour Swing Time News Pritchard Motor Co Goodnight WMT NBC Blue Network LEVEES HOLD IN SPITE OF WAVES Red Cross Maps Plans for Mississippi Valley Rehabilitation MEMPHIS Tenn wave bombardment helped ponderous cresls sustain flood perils along the midMississippi Tuesday but strained levees held and the Red Cross began mapping rehabilita tion plans for the valley Winds up lo 38 miles an hour out of the northwest rolled comb ers against the study dikes but army engineers reported no majoi damage and witli the peaks pnsl Memphis reiterated belief the worst was over Red Cross officials faith in this view was reflected in shaping of a tentative months long rehabilita tion program for 75000 refugees in Tennessee Alabama Missis sippi Louisiana and Western Kentucky Survey Whole Problem While the fight went on in the valley Washington surveyed the problem of floods and flood dam age from all angles Senator Bulkeley DOhio said President Roosevelt was sym pathetic toward Bulkleys bill lo set up an Ohio Valley authority empowered to reforest rivei slopes build dams and check soi erosion The presidents flood relief com mission headed by Harry L Hop kins reported ater a tour of th Cedar Rapids and Waterloo 1 Penlrnl Standard Time tliOII Kilocycle WHO NBC Red Network DCS MoineA Iowa Central Standard Time UQQO Kilocycles AVednesday Teh 10 45 Al Clausen and His Oklahoma Out laws 0fl SiriiT Neighbor Sing 15 Musical Clock 30 Farm News 45 Almanac of the Air 0fl Chore Gang 15 Hardware News 3rt Musical Fashion Notes OQ Gene and Glenn I5 Musical Clock OQ Morning Melodies 15 Hymns of All Churches 30 Betty and Bob Todays Children NEC 00 David Hartim NBC 15 Backstage Wife NBC o Monticello Party tint 5 The Voice ofExpcrlence NBC t0 Kilty Keene Inc 13 Story of Mary Marlin NBC 30 NatI Farm and Home Hour NBC Commercial Program 45 News Broadcast GO Mother Randalls Open House 1S Hits and Encores 2S Women in the News 3Q Market Report 45 Judy and Jane 2OU Pepper Youngs Family NBC Ma Perkins NBC Vic and Sade NBC The ONeills NBC Henry BU55C NBC Way Down East The Gutdins Light NBC Agnes Samuelson Talks to Teachers Houseboat Hannah Irma Glfln Organist NBC The Sweet Shop Revue Bulletins Dance Hhythms Junior Nurse Corps Jack Armstrong the AllAmerican Boy J Sunset Corners Oprie Amos nT Andy NBC Untie Ezras Radio Station NBC News Sports News Tony Cabooch One Mans Family NBC 0Wayne King NBC Town Hall ToniRhl NBC Your Hit Parade and Sweepstake NBC Frank Chapman and Gladys Swar ttiout Donato String Quartet News The Mansion of Dreams Ilainhow Room Orchestra NBC Foruiti Hickory House Orch NBC Lights Out NBC RADIO RAMBLER FRED ALtEN TO APOLOGIZE PUBLICLY TO JACK BENNY After running Ihe gamut oC verbal denunciations from A to Z m referring lo the fiddling ol one Jack Benny Fred Allen will pay due respect to the violin technique ot the suave jester in a drama tized apology enacted by the Mighty Allen Art Players during his Town Hall Tonight broad cast with Portland Hoffa and Pe ter Van Steedens orchestra over WHO on Wednesday at 8 p m The droll Yankee wag will bow humbly lo his rival on the other side of the country and take the center of a dramatization of the Benny family genealogy proving beyond a doubt that Jack comes from a long line oC distinguished musicians Those same genealogists who have been guarding the skeletons ot the Allen clan had been put to work to ferret out the exact de tails ot the Bennys contribution to the worlds musical archives Ii was rather embarassjng for Fret when the very investigators he had placed oh the job to disprove Jacks claim to fame as a virtu oso discovered that the Bennj had contributed much in the an nals of music for many genera lions Fred hopes lo erase the blemisl ic has placed on the fair name o Benny during the past few weeks with this series of dramatic edi sodes taken from the records o Tacks ancestors This beau gest n Allens part is expected oEEi cially to end the transcontinenla WOI Toxva State College Station Ames Towa GiO Kilocycles Wednesday Jeh In Tall Corn Timn fj Farming in the News Tall Corn Time Family Altar Kewslime 7 ID Musical Clock Tim Brady ami His HoundUp HIM Frank Voelker organise Interlude Women in the News Police Blotter Morning Newscast Scatty Views the Manlace Clinic Made Kitchen Markets Melody Mountaineers Music Memory Vic and Sade Edward MacHuph Crazy Water Hotel Lou Webb at the Organ 11710 WMT German Band Noonday Newscast Cedar Valley Hillbillies Question Man Voice ot Iowa Markets Cedar Valley Hillbillies loo Doakes Aunt Fanny Mollieri Homr Iifr Many Happy Returns Iowa Colnlujskcrs Musical Almanac Irio Movie Mati 1 J5 Commercial program Izzy oil the Air 30 Bailey Axlon Poets Corner Court Hussey Mann and Irwiti piano duo Reporter of Odd Facts Tunes Waterloo PareiUTcacliers Council YounR Hickory Airbrakes Freshest Thing In Town The Olrl Tiamcstcad Cozy Corners Midge Williams Evening Newscast Orphan Annie Easy Aces Original Jesters Frank VoelJfer organist Final Edition Diamond City News Broadway Merry Ga Round Famous Aclors Guild WMT Band Wacon Biumy Bcrricans Orchestra Hn fnf7 Nocturne nonianCR and Roses Talcs of Oncra Pvcam Sonus Ncwstimr Howard Kramer OiThrMra Ftnil Cnlcmans Orchr5lra GILS Arnheims Orchestra lon Brcrsc Orchestra Timmv Carrctt Orchestra Sign Oil Wednesday Feb Tuning In Matins Ncws Notes frequently quoline from GlobeGazette edits The Music Shop continued News of the Hour The Music Shop conlinucril Opening Midwest Market News of the Hourl The Calvin Midvest Market News Beauty in the Home Home at the Crossroads Midwest Market News Trees in Erosion Control The Agricultural Problem Girls 4H Clubs of Iowa The Book Critic State PoliceBulletins I S Department of Agriculture Effect of Social Security Act on Iowa Closing Midwest Market News Carl Nebbes Orchestra Iowa Poets Corner ClosfnR Mtdwcsl Hour Memorial Union Iipe OrRan Todays Challenge to the Home Club Womens Hour ladio Child Study Club Kadio Child Study Club News of the Hour Mastcrwork Series Far Iand Fishers Concertina Orchestra Drake University School of Music Fishers Concertina Orchestra I S C Department of English Afternoon News Summary Steii Off Iowa State Conceit BanrI day from to p m The younff lenor will also be heard offering Hie lovely ballad When Irish Eyes Are Smllins and Blcri Bell popular song stress has chosen two contrast ing popular numbers Slum mine on Park Avenue and Goodnight My Love Ray Sin atras orchestra will accompany the singers and Bill Johnslone will do some more of his Holly wood reporting on what tiic stars of the screen are doing these days You ask what is the most hpr ible thing in flood amine No U is none of he most horrible is the gradual disintegration of the human mind the opening words n Arch Obolers Aerophobia he Lifflits Out drama to be heard over WHO Wednesday at p i The story is taken from U S Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Railway Labor Act WASHINGTON IP Counsel for the Virginian Railway com pany argued before the suprems court Monday that administration legislation guaranteeing collective bargaining to railroad employes was unconstitutional Attorneys for the government and employes of the railroad were ready to defend the railway labor act The argument was the start of a weeks debate on this measure and on validity of the national labor relations act an actual physicians case files history in a and conceins i woman tormented by a pho bia that a large insect is pur suing her It shows the gradual collapse of i human mind under stress of apsychosis and illustrates ihe reality the unreal to a mind that has lost control KGLO TONIGHT wcco Columbia Broadcasting System MlnneapoltsSt Paul Central Standard Tlmn 810 Kilocycle What Next fur the Share croppers isthe subject of an address which Norman Thomas socialist candidate for president during Ihe last election will de liver over AVCCO from the stu dios ot AVBBM ill Chicago in connection with the celebration of National Sharecroppers week from March 1 to T He will speak at p m GUACIE ALLEN PRESENTS HER UNSOUND DRAMA The agile fragile mind ot Gra cic Allen is at it again She plans program in reverse The talente Miss Allen will turn to radio pro duclion when she and Gcorjr Burns present another ot their demented dramas on Wednesday over WCCO network from to B p m She will specialize in sound ef fects which will be all the more beautiful because doors will slara before people are even thinking about entering them telephones will be answered before they ring and fire sirens will shriek when the script calls for an alarm clock To complicate matters a Euro pean visitor becomes so interested in Grades production methods that he pleads for a three or four hour spot on the program In keeping with her present ro mantic whim Gracie will have the singing role opposite Tony Martin so she can stand al Ihe ame microphone Henry Kinjc s cast as the villain lo enable him o plot evil deeds at the keyboard and Gcorgie is planning lo keep racic home to enable her lo icar herself over the radio with he hope she will mend her ways Morton Howe wilt chide Youre Laughing at Me when lie sings during the Five Star Review over WCCO Wcdnes News P G and E R Friml Jrs Orch Sports Review Decker Bros Dinner Hour News CurrieVan Ness Supper Dance Melodies Review of the Markets Sons of the Pioneers Kay Kysers Orchestra News Marshall and Swift Minute Mystery Uni ted Home Bank Dance and Sing Radio Night Club News Highway Oil Co Green Bros Orch Evening Dance Parade News First National Bank I Melodeers Slumber Hour Swing Time News Abe and Son Goodnight Falls on Icy Sidewalk AMES Madge L Mc Glade director or housing at Iowa State college suffered a fractured ankle when she fell on an icy sidewalk here Monday AUNT MET By Robert Quillen Jim never gives any thing to the Community Fund What he gives to the poor he gives direct so he can get his pay in grati tude flood seclor an urgent need for housing to replace waterwrecked homes liberalized credit and in creased health protection Death Toll at 431 Thr faUl burning of a national guardsman when an oil heater ex ploded in a cnbin near Tiptonvilte Tenn and additional disease fa talities among refugees raised the disaster death toll to 431 The refugee list dropped stead ily from its peak of nearly a mil lion but hundreds of thousands still were homeless Cniro 111 grew more cheerful as Iho Ohios fall sained momen tum but guards patrolled the sea wnll and kept sharp eyes on sand boils Paducah Ky folt better Wednesday Feb ID Signets Sing Neighbor Sing Time Signals Air Almanac Junior Broadcasters Club Musical Chimes Allen Prescott Gunc and Glenn Hetty and Bob Modern Cinderella Deity Crocker lolin K Walking Magazine of ttic Air llliio Bit Sister Dr Daine The Betueen Ihe Bookcnds Kilty Keene Na Prrltlns Five Star Revut Musical Hope Aldens Romancr Aunt Jenny Kathryn Cravens School of the Air Myrl nnd MarBe Markets Police News Stocks EmeryDeutsch Ladies First Musical Del Casino Congress oC P T A Childrens Corner Schedule Livestock Wilderness Hoarl Junior Nnrse Corps Front PnKc Parade Jack ArnlslronR Renfrew of the Mounted Easy Aces Popoyc Die Sailor Coco de Lys Ronke Carler Cavalcade of America 71O Burns and Alien Andre KostelaneU Beauty Box Theater GanRbusters rCorman Thomas Musical Poetic Melodies Newstime nollle Johnson Hcporls Cec Hursts Orch Henry Kalstcads Orch Benny Meroff5 Orch Lees Orch Mississippi sector a a drop in the wind when a rain and windstorm sub sided after threatening 50 boats engaged in relief work and driv ing WPA workers to shelter Mon day In the Memphis eased some of the tension crcatec by 24 hours of wind wave action The winds and hard rain were general in the territory and dis rupted some communication lines but Lieutenant Col Eugene Rey bold district engineer said lalei Ihcre no points considerce critics at this lime Let Us Tel You and You Wont Have to Tell the Judge us accurately test your lights on the new Gnfde JL Headlamp Tester The inspection is FREE and report card from the machine is given to you Night driving can be a pleasure End the danger and strain of driving with poor in today HEADLIGHT ANALYSIS Central Auto Electric Co 25 First Street S W Phone 494 motoring America more eager than ever for economy in its cars is swinging over to the impressively eco nomical new 1937 Studebaker which in test after test equals or betters the gas and oil mileage of lowest priced cars Worlds first car to offer the dual econ saving automatic overdrive I Worlds only car with builtin automatic hill holder and feathertouch hydraulic brakes Worlds only car with revolutionary and exclusive rattleproof rotary door latches thatcnd all need for slamming Worlds largest lug gage capacity See and drive a new 1937 Studebaker Dictator or President now omy of the Fram oil cleaner and the gas STUDEBAKERS C 1 T BUDGET PLAN OFFERS LOW TIME PAYMENTS FEWCENTS A DAY MORE THAN A LOWEST PRICED CAR NORTH IOWA MOTOR CO 520 North Federal Pioneers and Pacemakers Phone 896 m I 1 I m ill I 1 I 1 J ;