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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 10, 1947, Mason City, Iowa 2 Feb 10 1947 Him CUT GlobcGuetle Hum city Atom Bomb Russia Topics for Institute Des Moines IP Two prime topics of the atom bomb and be discussed by 2 speakers at the 9th annual Na tional Farm Institute to be held here next Friday and Dr James J Nickson M D a representative of the atomic en ergy commission and a scientist with the Manhattan atomic energy project will speak on Living in the Atomic Age John Strohm author and for eign correspondent will discuss Food and Agriculture in Europe and Strohm last year got permission from Stalin to enter Russia and write about that coun try Completing the speaking pro gram for this years institute will be Leon H Keyserlingvice chair man of the economic advisory council who will speak on The Contribution of Full Employment and Production to World Stabil ity The 2day institute will include luncheon and dinner speaking ses sions and panel discussions in aft ernoon meetings All 3 of the men will speak at the closing dinner session EIGHTSIDED HOUSE Marion One of the more unique oldtime dwellings in Iowa is located at Marion an octagonal or 8sided house The house is built around a central stair well and has recently been mad into 4 apartments The home was built about 1870 by J B Young A VALENTINE Straight from your heart to his New Spring Ties 100 to 350 Colorful Sport Shirts 245 to 1000 Leather Belts 100 to 245 White Hankies 25 to 50 All Elastic Suspenders 100 to 250 Leather Billfolds 100 to 900 Wool and Leather Gloves 150 to 650 Tie Chain and Collar Bar Set 250 Pure Wool Sweaters 450 to 1250 Warm Jackets 500 to 1950 Spun Rayon and Wool Robes 950 to 2250 Lee WaterBloc Hats 500 to 1250 THE DILLON CO 2nd Door East 1st National Bank CHECK STORY OF DAHLIASLAYER Corporal Dumais Gives Details of Murder Fort Dix N J Joseph Dumais Monday confessed that he was the slayer of pretty Eliza beth Short the Los Angeles Black Dahlia and gave details of the mutilation and dissection of her body army officials said Authorities immediately tele phoned details of his statement re garding the actual slaying and mutilation to Los Angeles police for checking against the knotra facts Los Angeles police had said earlier that they had provided the Fort Dix officials with questions which only the actual slayer could answer correctly Dumais said that he was re sponsible for the crime Fort Dix authorities said and added that he used a meat cleaver to sever the pretty brunets body after stab bing her in the back and cutting her face and mouth with a knife He said he then washed the por tions of the body of blood and left them in a vacant lot in Los An geles where Miss Shorts body was found on Jan 15 Bail Traffic Resumed Ottumwa on the Chicago Burlington and Quincy railroad was back to normal Mon day after 3 empty cars of a west jound freight train were derailed at the Rome Iowa station Sun day tying up traffic on both maintracks No one was injured n the accident Chief Dispatcher O A French at Ottumwa said the cause of the derailment had not jeen determined Half of the individual owners of the steel industry 232500 are women Beware Coughs from common colds That Hang On Crebmnlsion relieves promptly be cause it goes right to the seat of the trouble to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm and aid nature to Boothe and heal raw tender in flamed bronchial mucous mem branes Tell your druggist to sell you a bottle of Creomuldon with the un derstanding you must like the way it quickly allays the cough or you are to have your money bade CREOMULSION fbrCouzhjOiMtCoIdsBroncWris People with an eye for beautiful and practical gifts enjoy shopping our counters where they find many long re membered and cherished gifts You are sure to capture her love with one of these lovely gifts May We Suggest COMMUNITY SILVERWARE NANCY CHINA GLASS SHELVES FIREPLACE SETS TIFFIN GLASS KITCHEN STOOLS ALUMINUMWARE PYREX SETS ROSEVILLE POTTERY TABLE LAMPS WATER SETS ROYAL HAEGER POTTERY PRINCETON CHINA CANISTER SETS FIGURINES Plate Glass Mirrors Beautiful round plate glass mirrors in all sizes 18inch size only 495 PHONE 17 20 E STATE 5 Convicts Use Wooden Pistol in Prison Escape Philadelphia desper ate longterm convicts including 4 who tunneled their way from the Eastern penitentiary 2 years ago escaped from the Holmesburg pris m Monday using a wooden pistol o overpower a guard and take a adder from a furnace room at endant Three of the men were captured within 3 hours in a huge police dragnet 5 miles away The other 2 luded patrolmen in a chase through snowcovered side streets Still at large were William Sut on 46 and Frederick Tenuto 32 oth of whom were implicated in jrevious prison breaks Button known to police as Slick iie made his first jail break from SingSing prisons escape roof cellblock in December 1932 he participated in breaks rom Gratersford Pa prison and Eastern penitentiary All 5 had been transferred to Jolmesburg for punishment after hey participated in a hunger trike at Eastern penitentiary razed Filipino Runs Amuck on Streamliner Phoenix crazed Filipino an amuck with a knife in the ounge car of the Southern Paci fics westbound Sunset Limited arly Monday and slashed 3 pas engers one seriously The Filipino was subdued by gunfire He was taken to St Mon cas hospital Phoenix in a seri us condition He was believed to e Sosana Barangan about 30 rom a U S marine hospital in Carville La Iowa Girl Goes Through With Marriage Despite Suicide of Her Father Clinton Hannfeldt 19 went through with her wed ding plans Sunday afternoon less than 5 hours after what Police Sgt Cyril Robb said was the suicide of hei father Adolph Rannfeldt 51 Robb said Rannfeldt a worker in a toy factory shot himself in the head with a 32 caliber pistol Sunday morning after a quarrel with his wife Frieda over the marriage of his daughter by a previous marriage to Lester C Pirch 24 Robb said Mrs Rannfeldt sent a son Ronald 16 to call police after Xannfeldt had threatened her dur ng the quarrel in the basement of he home When Rannfeldt saw he police arriving he went up stairs and shot himself Robb said The girl and Pirch were mar ried at 3 p m as previously planned Patience Rewarded Centralia Hi a ong period of waiting for both scarce articles Dr R H Brown received delivery of an electric refrigerator and a new automobile the same day Lady Throws Cone Away After Taking New RhuAid Formula One lady who was unable to walk 6 weeks ago due to rheu matic pains says she is enjoying a normal life once again since she took RHUAID In fact she says she has thrown her cane away This lady had to stay in he house for weeks at a time unable to get out much Rheu matic pains centered in the joints of her knees and ankles She says she felt stiff all over But in ess than a weeks time when she started taking RHUAID the awful rheumatic pains disap peared from her legs and ankles She is well and happy today and says she wouldnt take a fortune for the relief RHUAID has given jer RHUAID is the new liquid iormula containing three valua 3le medical ingredients These Three Great Medicines all blend d into one go right to the very jause of rheumatic and neuritic aches and pains Miserable peo ple soon feel different all over So dont go on suffering Get RHUAID Ford Hopkins also Sold by All Drug Stores here in Mason City One Mans Opinion CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 of making books available to all on the conntyivide level has been demonstrated enough times in our own state and other states to lift that approach clear out of the ex perimental category Its a proved success The secret of that success stems from the old maxim In union there is strength By working to gether the communities of any county can at nominal cost pro vide a better library service for all than any one of the communi ties could possibly afford if work ing along THE plain fact is that altogeth er too many of the 313 socalled existent libraries are existing on a handtomouth basis Smaller communities simply cannot afford a complete library service unless ay some stroke of good fortune hey are the beneficiaries of a sizable bequest Heres how it is working out Of the 313 Iowa libraries 109 are n towns of less than 1000 popu ailon Only 15 of those 109 have as much as J500 to cover all ex books renting hiring librarians etc But worse still is the fact that only 34 of these 109 small town ibraries are open as much as 10 lours a week That isnt true ibrary service LY 129 of Iowas 313 II ibraries receive as much as 11000 a year for all expenses inly 39 receive as much as In short 184 of our 313 libraries are operating below minimum tandards Theyre better than nothing of not nearly as good as they should be not as good asllowans need or leserve And to talk of extending their already too meager service beyond he territory which they already serve is to deal in nonsense It s only being geared into a coun ywide setup that they can be rescued from their impotence A county library can be defined as a cooperative plan under which the overall setup by itself or in cooperation with existing ibraries extends book service to everybody in the county It means iooks and reading for alL One most important aspect of he program is the socalled BOOKMOBILE which literally s a library on wheels It visits rural schools and community cen ere on a regular schedule pre enting teachers and pupils with rom 500 to 1000 books from which they may choose Provision is also made by which patrons may receive their books y mail in any part of the county Somebody has aptly observed that The central idea of the county ibrary is simply to take books out where the people live My own county happened to be me selected by the federal gov ernment to test out the practic ability of the BOOKMOBILE plan and Ive seen it at close range Sxperience here has demonstrated leyond argument that the plan feasible and not overexpensive proposed amendment to the Jpresent library act as Ive pointed out is permissive not mandatory One or its chief vir ues it seems to me is that it is lexible enough to meet almost any situation The county library would be established by the county board he makeup and powers of which are clearly set forth From this point on the procedure can be ully dictated by the peculiar needs of the county it serves The board may either contract with an established public library tor service as provided for in he present library law or it can set up its own library even to erecting a building for that pur pose NOT the least of its virtues would be in the help it could provide to small libraries by mak ing available books from its siz able stock These exchange books would come to the small library catalogued and processed ready to circulate thus relieving the lift librarian of much routine work But the big idea of the county library plan is to bring books to that 44 per cent of our people who are now wholly lacking in library service Its to that end that the board in charge would direct its major efforts BY giving legislative approval to the pending proposal Iowa would only be falling in line with a nationwide trend that amounts almost to a tide This is reflected in the fact that whereas 10 years ago the idea was barely in its infant stage the number of county and regional libraries ia the United States to day is approaching the 1000 mark which Iowa has only 4 In the middle west Ohio leads with 73 county libraries Indiana has 23 Michigan has 22 with 15 each in Minnesota and Wisconsin In many another field Iowa is not only abreast but ahead of hese neighbors It doesnt speak oo well of our progressive vision o lag longer in this important ield of library service for all our people N the remainder of my time Id like to tell you what hap pened in one Iowa community vhen a library came to town For his concluding part of my story m dipping into a confidential etter received from the woman vhose high sense of community oyalty has made the project click I quote For years I tried to talk people nto having a library I had taken ibrary work and told them I would not ask for a salary if they would only have a library No one ever reads here I was re peatedly told Well the miracle happened and we finally got the small beginning if a library FOR the last 2 years we have had the highest circulation in owa in towns under 1000 Last jummer we had an Indian pow wow The children really tore into t They read mornings along with heir play and afternoons were pent in the pool There was not me case in the mayors court of a child getting into a mischief This s a record Teachers in our schools come n for books every other Saturday They hare learned that with sev ral grades to handle discipline s greatly improved when the ihildren have books with which o occupy them in what would jtherwise be idle moments Another fact of importance is that our little library in making available the best books to our school children has been equip ing them to give a good account of themselves when they go away o college Without this supple ment to their course of study hey would be more than a little FALSE TEETH That Loosen Need Not Embarrass Many wearers of false teeth bave tered real embarrassment because theii plate drooped slipped 01 wahWed at ius1 trie wronj lime LO not live in Feai hit happening lo vou Jus sprinkle a little PASTEbTH the alfca line nonacid powder on your plates Solds false teeth more firmly so they eel more comfortable Does not sour Checks plate odor denture Get FASTEETB at any drug store We Close Every Day at P M SUITS Custom Made to Individual Order to Individual cut and hand sewn suits from our Custom Shop Select now for early spring de livery from bolts of fine domes tic and imported piece goods North Iowas Greatest Selection of Fine Woolens Compare The FRIENDLY PHILOSOPHER Narrated by DOUG SHERWIN Monday Thru Friday p m Mailbas now at p m KGLO 1300 on Your Dial RISE and SHINE News Music Time Temperature Monday Thru Friday a m KGLO 1300 on Your Dial Mon Taes Wed Thurs Frl Station KGLO a m 3 Die in Home Fire Elyria Ohio daugh ers of Mr and Mrs Adrian L Read died Monday when fire de stroyed their 2story frame house east of here Read saved 3 other children by dropping them from a second story window to his wife Huth below The dead were Clarafaelle 15 June 9 and La verne 7 handicapped when they come into competition as they do with stu dents fromlarger cities who have been exposed to the best of library service npHE moral of this story is that what HAS happened to one Iowa town COULD happen to every Iowa town The formula is as plain as the nose on your face All things considered it would seem difficult for anybody who wants Iowa to keep its top rank among the states in things cul tural and educational to oppose this proposed amendment to the library law It presents a plan of demon strated effectiveness and work ability to let the 1128759 lowans now without library service to have it if it is the will of the ma jority If it has effect of raising the tax levy by a small amount it will be because those who are to be the beneficiaries of the county library plan have thought the matter through and decided that they are willing to pay the extra amount for a service long over due 400 Hunters Fail to Track Down Panther Parkvllle Mo panther bunt in which more than 400 men participated failed to disclose any trace of an elusive animal be lieved responsible for killing live stock in this northwest Missouri area The hunters aided by an air plane covered 9 square miles in their attempt to find the animal Sunday William T A Cully di rector of the Kansas City zoo had artruckload of portable equipment on hand also for capturing the aeast Several farmers had reported seeing a panther in recent weeks The hunters achieved some re sults They bagged 7 coyotes and 2 horned owls WHO NBO NETWORK 10M Kllocjeles MONDAY EVENING News News Cvld of Aroer Billboard Howard ArtMooney Telephone Hr News Music Victor Borge Serenade Contd Pgm News Dr I Q Music News Supper Club Music TUESDAY MORNING Dixie Boy Mldy Mdhse Jerry Smith News Heaven Home Varieties Roundup Farm News Jerry ZeMa News Time to Shine News Uncle Stan Dick Keen Cliff Helen Nelson Olmstcd Road of Life Joyce Jordan Fred Waring Jack Berch Lora Lawton Judy Jane Dr Malone Buckaroos Triplet Daughters Bom to Iowa Couple Council Bluffs Triplet daughters were born to Mr and Mrs Ellis Smithof Council Bluffs Sunday and attendants at Jennie Edmundson hospital believe they may be the first triplets in the hospitals history The Janis and Joyce weighed 6 pounds 8 ounces 6 pounds and 4 pounds 14 ounces at birth Mrs Smith is 22 Smith a World War II veteran is a switchman for the Rock Is land railroad The triplets are the Smiths first children The Royal Canadian navy was established in 1910 KGLOCBS Daily Program Schedules Monday P M KGLO Forum Hours Ahead Betsy Ross Serenade Ft lira Bakery Robert Trout with the News Till Now Campbell Soaps CBS News of the Nation P G and E Hilton Postmark Mason City Mason City Chamber of Commerce Ozzie and Harriet International Silver CBS Inner Sanctum Bromo Seltzer CBS Join Davis Show Swan Soap CBS News Grain Belt Beer Lux Radio Theater Lever Bros CBS Screen Guild Flayers tady Esther CBS Bob Hawk Show CBS Evenlur News Bound up First Na tional Bank Hilton When Lights Are Low Sports Camera J040 Dance Time News CBS Frankle Carles Orchestra CBS Chuck Fosters Orchestra CBS News CBS Tuesday A M News Farm Tips Farm Reporter State Brand cries Inc Jensen Morata News Miller Rise and Shine 715 Tune Time Keep Time With Damons Holsum Headlines Bolaum Bread Clausen Roundup CBS Today in Osaye Bible Broadcast Radio Chapel I Clear Lake on the Air E Romance of Evelyn Winters Han haltan Soap CBS j 945 Victorious Living if 950 Especially for You News Pijcst Jacob Detfcer ar ft Clausen jrf Waltz Time I Grand Slam Wonder Bread 1 Borne Town raws GlobeGazette Clausen ri Kate Smith Speaks General Fooc CBS s Si Spotlight on a Star J Romance of Helen Trent Home Products CBS Our Gal Sunday American Products CBS Tuesday P M Dinner Time Review tnj The Old Timers Osco Drug Front Page News Wormhondt Borne Insulation Co Hilton 1245 Meet the Band 100 The Second Mrs Barton Genera Foods CBS The Friendly Philosopher 5lr Mystery Melody Game Oi Rose of My Dreams Manhattan jV Soap CBS Arthur Godfrey Time CBS Winner Tafce All CBS Houseparty CBS News Joey Kerns Orchestra CBS Columbia School of the Air CBS Mailbag I Tirrns I MHO BEST BETS ON KGLOCBS The Mystery Melody game moves to p m as of Monday with the Mailbag switching to p rn A new transcribed musical series Spotlight on a Star oes on at a m and another new show Friendly Philosopher akes over the p m slot Pm Tne Nelson household fae ana narrier comes a clip joint when Oz2ie gets roped into making Valentines ior Ricky Its only natural for Ozzie o mix up some of Rickys sentimental messages with those Ozzie plans to send to Harriet and the complications are many and hi arious Inner Sanctum 7 p m Murder and roses are the in gredients of Ghost in the Garden a spook story of love that turns to madness Lestey Woods plays Lora who stabs her uncle in the back and buries him beneath her favorite rose bushes Innn Dnvic 730 Pm Joanies tea room becomes highly JOOn WaVIS unpopular when comedian Richard Lane interests he Queen of Comedy in some quickdrying paint The Delta Rhythm 3oys and Jack Meakics orchestra provide music for The Joan Davis Show 8 p m Lux Radio Theater presents a full hour dramatization of Frenchmans Creek with Joan Fontaine and David Niven in the leading roles of a lady and a pirate whose clandestine romance builds a colorful bloodand ihunder drama 9 Pm Seventynine Wistful Vista is deserted these days with Fibber McGee and Molly in Washington to promote the cause of the common man The Screen Gild Players production of Heavenly Days stars fibber and Molly in their original screen roles li Rnk POD Party p m Quipmaster Hawk queries contestants in his search for who know all the rewards them with cash and smokes T j a m Gil Whitney under the erroneous I renr jmpressj0n that Helen is going to marry him has so informed all their friends in The Romance of Helen Trent Julie Stevens plays the title role a m Sunday is thrust into the position of mediator in the marital affairs of her unhappy friend Leona Kenmore during Our Gal Sunday his week 3 p m Art Linkletter devotes a week to a search for the woman with the most children Tuesdays guest is Perc Westmore famed Hollywood makeup au hority Tuesday 4 p m A wide selection of musical valentines is heard on Gate ways to Music Many a musician has sent his heart to the lady of his choice in a love song or a fine bit of instrumental music Gate ways to Music presents a musical bouquet of these heartfelt of ferings Tuesday p m The Constant In vader dramatic series sponsored by the Iowa Tuberculosis association stars LionelBarrymore as narrator Sen Ludlow is music composer and director for the programs p m Felonious Edith Arnold becomes involved in a tricky vignette called Goldie the Gun Moll Goldie decided io set a job and go straight but her father has other ideas Monday p m Bob Norton scoutmaster of J CO UTS troop 3 and Hubert White eagle scout will speafe on a special Boy Scout anniversary program My Boy i ;