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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 8, 1937, Mason City, Iowa MASON GITY GLOBEGAZETTE JANUARY 8 1937 Starts Saturday She scorned the man she risked her repu tation to de fend an innocent i backwoods girl ADDED News of the World COMING SOON TO THE PALACE The Official Film of the U S Department of Justice 1 Edgar Hoover and U S GMen YOU CANT GET AWAY WITH IT was spread on several street crossings and highway curves Ice Hinders Osage Suowplows Snowplows working on high ways in Mitchell county Friday were encountering difficulty be cause of slipping on ice under snow which measured 7 inches at Osage It was expected the roads could be cleared around noon al though motorists using chains said the highways were just pass able The thermometer recorded 5 above zero at 10 oclock Friday morning A strong wind Friday morning caused Winnebaso roads to drift considerably following a night when 8 inches of snow fell and a minimum of 5 below was recorded at Forest City Go Slowly at Northwood At Northwood where traffic was getting through on highway 65 although motorists were driv ing slowly because of the slippery condition of the roads 8 inches of snow were reported County plows were at work but little drifting was reported yet The nights tem perature was 6 below at Noith wood With a snowfall of 5 inches traffic was not hampered to any great extent in the Hampton vi cinity it was reported Friday morning The 7 ihch snowfall at New Hampton drifted badly it was re ported although stale highways are open The Mason City street depart ment had its four plows out soon after the full force of the storm struck and business people going to work Friday morning found Federal avenue open for traffic Buses Make Rounds Buses operated by the Osborne company were also able to make their complete rounds early Fri day morning When sleet began falling Wed nesday eight extra men were added to the street crew making 20 in all and 100 tons of sand were thrown on streets and side walks Five trucks were used in distributing this sand Practically the same crew was called out again Thursday night when snow began to fall heavily City Manager Herbert T Barclay stated that he expected the principal streets of the city to be cleared Friday for traffic County Koads Blocked Country highways were blocked in many places and the Jefferson Transportation company reported that it had no information early Friday morning regarding the condition of highways An ambulance from the state hospital at Iowa City was snowed in at Rockwell and two wreckers from the S R Chevrolet garage of Mason City were required to pull the ambulance from a snow bank and haulit to Mason City Police reported much skidding of cars and a few minor collisions but there were no serious acci dents and no injuries were report ed due to the storm Sheriffs of also reported that outside of Bad conditionsfor driving no serious accidents had occurred Dakota and Minnesota The blizzard Fort Dodge re ported resembles what we had last winter A foot of snow fell in that area and continued falling Friday as TONIGHT stages this brilliant new musical program UNIVERSAL featuring REX CHANDLER 43piece orchestra with chorus and soloists Chandlers vivid irre sistible arrangements of popular music will be heard on these Ford Friday evening programs over WMT 8PM YOULL STAND UP AND CHEER Also listen at theSame hour to Watch the Fun Go By with Al Pearce and His Gang over WC CO PROGRAMS OF THE FORD AND LINCOLNZEPHYR DEALERS the wind whipped it into drifts Trains were 30 lo 40 minutes be hind schedule The blizzard also buried south ern Minnesota and eastern South Dakota under the heaviest snow of the season several points re porting up to 10 inches of new snow Fairmont with seven inches ot snow flying before high winds was virtually isolated at noon The North Western railroad canceled service in that area and bus lines sought cover The M St L train between Minneapolis and Spencer Iowa was annulled at New Ulm Minn HIGHWAY CONDITIONS AMES of Iowa highways Friday as reported by the Iowa highway commission Practically all roads in Craw ford Monona Ida Sac Carroll Calhoun Ppcahontas and Buena Vista counties blockaded Highway 75 open in Mononn and Woodbury counties Highway 20 open from Sioux City to Moville All highways in Faio AHo coun ty blocked except highway 18 Sleety snow drifting badly and may tie up roads in Lyon Sioux Osceola OBrien Clay and Dick inson counties All highways in southwest sec tion open but packed with from four to eight inches of sandy snow All highways in southeastern section open but loosely packed sleet in places makes driving dif ficult Rain fell and froze on top of sleet in vicinities of Burlington Washington Muscatine and Fort Madison making roads extreme ly slippery NBC THESAURUS IS PURCHASED BY KGLO Station KGLO has purchased the NBC Thesaurus which is pro duced and transcribed by the Na tional Broadcasting company it was announced Friday by F C Eighmey station manager This musical library is one of the finest made and includes the work of many of todays outstanding art ists Every type of entertainment can be found in the NBC tran scriptions For popular music the or c h estras of Xavier C u g a t Nathaniel Shil kret FercJe GroFe Rudolph Friml Jr Joe Green Harry Reser and George Halt will be available via the transcrip tions For those who HARRY RESERprefer the more serious type misic there will be found in the Thesaurus library the works of Robert Hood Bowers nationally mown band leader and composer Richard Leibert famous organist at Hadio City Musical Hall New ROSARIO BOURDON York City the Westminister choir of 40 voices and Rosario Bourdon and his symphony orchestra Many other artists will also be heard on these transcriptions in cluding the Melodcers Carol Deis Sfgmuntl Spaeth the tune detec tive and Senator Frankenstein Fishface Perhaps you have a favorite type of program which hasnt been mentioned above What type of program do you prefer KGLO would be interested in learning your answer to that question Sim ply mail your conception of an ideal program to David B Kauf man Radio Editor GlobeGazette Mason City Iowa i Anfl I Didnt Want Children will We the title of the st ory fo lie dramatized on the True Story court of human relations pro gram Friday iilglil at over WHO DCS Moincs This play deals with a young mother who rather than be tied down to the humdrum existence of family life allows her child o bo adopted by a wealthy family Years later when she Is old and lonely she determines to regain the child Leading roles will be portrayed by Mary Howard and Harold Vermilyca of Two original compositions Rosario Bourdon whose tran scriptions will soon be heard by KGLO listeners when the station opens this month will be heard Friday night at 7 oclock over WHO when the composer directs his orchestra in the Cities Service concert The compositions are en titled Minute Waltz and March AutomatiQuc Jessica Draffonette soprano star will sing the Air dc Lea from Debussys LEnfanl Pradifirue and Grcigs Solvers Soner Robert Simmons tenor solo will be A Little Bit ot Heaven and the Revelers male quartet will offer Love Your Magic Spell Is Everywhere STUDENTS MAKE CAPITOL MARCH LaFollette Talks to 1000 Strikers on Ouster of Glenn Frank MADISON Wis tP Gov Philip F LaFollette addressing 1000 striking students who in vaded his offices Friday refused to promise consideration of their demands for reinstatement of Dr Glenn Frank to the University of Wisconsin presidency The university board of regents ousted Frank amid cries poli tics from his defenders The vole taken Thursday night was S to 7 The governor told the student demonstrators he had invited President John Conant of Har vard university to come to Madi son to determine whether politics had motivated Franks dismissal Conant declined LaFoilette added March to Capitol The students angry over Franks dismissal gathered on the campus and marched to the capi to They swarmed into LaFol lettes office breaking up a press conference at which the governor had intended lo discuss the poli lics charge Police reserves from downtown headquarters were called to help capitol officers eject the demon strators LaFollette then agreed to ad dress them He was greeted with a mixed chorus of cheers and boos when he stepped upon the rostrum in the state assembly hall The stu dents listened quietly There were more cheers and boos after lie finished Y I hope you know this is not a very easy thing to do LaFollette said I am going to ask your in dulgence and talk without formal ities Tribute la University Your presence here is a trib ule to the University of Wisconsin A loud cry of assent filled the chamber I thank God that wo have a student body that will put on a demonstration like this al though it puts me in a tough spot This brought I have remained silent about Ihe president of the university for several years because it would have been improper for the gov ernor to make any statement while the matter was pending be loreMhe board of regents Regarding the charge of pol lics I would much prefer to have some disinterested group brought n to make a decision I have asked Dr James Conant oE Har vard to come here to make such an inquiry Gets Wrong Answer I ask youwould any of you do this if he had a skeleton in his closet I felt that if Dr Conant could have come here a great damage to the university could lave been avoided My sole con cern in this matter has been the university Governor LaFollete recalled the growth of the institution since the iays of John Bascom and referred Lo the lime when President Frank honored him by making him a member of the law school faculty and also offered him the deanship of that school Do you think that any man with my background would sit in the governors office and do in jury to the university he asked There were loud shouts ol yes Governor LaFollette ignored the response He said his own enemies are the ones who have been playing poli tics with the university using it as a means of attacking him while he was in office No Cry Raised Before During conservative adminis trations he declared no one ever raised a cry against the univer sity LaFollette heads the progressive party While the governor spoke his legal secretary was conferring with another group students who claimed the demonstrators did not represent the majority sentiment of thev student body The students began demonstra tions Thursday afternoon when 300 yelling the sky rocket and shoving blocked the doors to the hearing room and delayed the start of the afternoon session 15 minutes Police were called to open a way to the doors Many of them remained throughout the afternoon cheer ing for prexy and hissing wit nesses who gave antiFrank tes timony Relieved of Duties The president was relieved of his duties effective Friday al though the dismissal does not be come official until the end of the school year Dr Frank was given a leave of absence with pay and Dean George C Sellery of the col SIAMESE TWIN 11 YEARS OLD Thoughts Turn to Sister Who Died Separated by Operation GLENCOE Minn A The usual thoughts a gay party were absent as Zelda Alsleben single Siamese twin observed ier eleventh birthday Friday No celebration was planned be cause of snowblocked roads around the farm home nine miles southwest of here and Zcldas thoughts turned to her twin Elda who died last March It was the first birthday anniversary in which they had not been together Zelda and Elda were joined at the breastbone at birth but sev eral months later were separated through an operation performed by Dr H H Holm Both normally and appeared in perfect health until the early part of last year when Elda contracted pneumonia and died lege of letters and science named to act as president Of Dean Sellery Dr Frank said It is significant that a family created majority of regents ap points as acting president the man whom I was in effect ordered to discharge from the deanship as one of my first acts 11 years ago It is obviously a smoke screen to hide from the public bald dictation of university procedure from politi cal headquarters Adjourn Hines Trial Until Monday After Selection of Jurors ELKADER W L Eichendorf after selection of a jury was completed Thursday ad journed until next Monday the trial of Jim Hines Clayton coun ty farmer for complicity in the slaying of Dan Shine found dead at his farm home last spring Pearl Hines Shine the victims rl bride and Maynard Lennox fier youthful lover are serving prison sentences for their part in the crime Attorneys chose 12 farmers as iurors alter a panel of 32 persons been examined Testify Death Car Driver Intoxicated TOLEDO Iowa and Senton county coroners and a state highway patrolman testified at a manslaughter trial that Homer Kepler was intoxicated at the time of an autotruck collision Milo Konecek 20 and Mildred Kusnar 17 both oC Clutier Iowa were killed in the crash is the ideal wife arid if more women would follow her example nine marriages out of ten would be happy ones Remember in The Thin Man how she never nagged never scolded was always a good sport a witty companion and a perfectly swell friend Well she hasVt changed a bit in After the Thin Man and Im so happy hat f am MYRNA LOY having the chance to know her and to study her tactics more thoroughly They just cant miss The secret of Noras success as a wife may be summed up in one phrase a sense of humor The woman who hasnt this quality naturally should cultivate it Watch the way Nora works in Aflcr Ihc Thin Ulan and youll find yourself in possession of some rare philosophies to try out in your own life It is really odd how playing Ibis role opposite William Powell has SHOWING THIS WEEK in Man hattan Friday After the Thin Man starts Saturday PALACE Adventure in Manhattan Friday Great Guy and Career Woman starts Saturday for Murder and Santa Fe Bound through Saturday STRAND Kin Grande R a ii s c r and Dangerous through Saturday affected public consciousness Ev er since the first The Thin Man people have associated tus as man and wife A surprising number of fan letters on this picture reached the studio addressed to Mr and Mrs William Powell and the clerk at the hotel in San Fran cisco where we went on location for After the Thin Man just couldnt get it through his head that we were just actors playing in a new motion picture But be that as it may Nora to me at least is a real person the goal for every wifeto aim at Achieving her good sportsman ship her breezy nonchalance and loyalty is the best happy marriage insurance I can think of C V V Latest of the radio stars to make jfooil on the silver screen is 13 year old Dcanna Durbin the singing sensation on Eddie Cantors program who mahss her debut in Three Smart Girls booked at the Cecil Tuesday We had the pleasure of previewing this attraction at Minneapolis last week and unqualifiedly recommend it as splendid entertainment Also hooked at the Cecil this month are such pictures as The Plainsman and Charge of the Light Brigade 1 Described as typical Cagncy entertainment and affording the popular redheaded star an entirely new background for his fast mov ing adventures Great Guy opens at the Palace theater Saturday as James Car neys first new picture in almost a year and will be welcomed by myriads of Cag ncy fans Cor that reason alone This interest will be doubled by the fact that Mac Clarke ap pears opposite the star thus bringing together again the popJAMES CASNEV ular screen team of Public Kn emy and Lady Killer Also prominent in the cast are James Burke Edward Brophy Henry Kolkcr BernardhiD Hayes Rob ert Gleckler Joseph Sawyer Ed ward Gargan and others Claire Trevor plays the part of a valiant young lawyer fighting herfirst case in a backwoods court in Career Woman second feature on the program FRI ONLY Is the SENSATIONAL Day at Both the CECIL PALACE Iowa Cityan Injured MARYVILLE Mo Wayburn Iowa City Iowa was brought to a hospital here in a se rious condition fallowing an auto mobile accident near Midway Mo Wayburn was unconscious when found in the wreck but was iden tiifed by papers in his pocket Courthouse Condemned WAUKON grand jury condemned the Allamakee county courthouse as a fire trap MASON CITY COUPLE WEDS CHARLES Evelya Snipps daughter of Mr and Mrs Charles Snipps Mason City and John C Accurso son of Mr and Mrs Charles Accurso Mason City were married here Tuesday The witnesses were Joe Accurso Ma son City and Frank Messersmith city assessor Charles City Mr arid Mrs Accurso will live in Ma son City where the bridegroom has been employed as a clerk AVERY Sunday Monday Tuesday Jan 10 11 12 THE LITTLE MEANIE JANE WITHERS with SLIM SUMMERVILLE in CAN THIS BE DIXIE MOOSE OldTime DANCE Saturday January 9 Kellys Kellodians Dancing till 12 Lunches Zap per person MOVIE By D B K MYRNA LOY SAYS WIVES NEED SENSE OF HUMOR Says Myrna Loy who with Wil liam Powell appears in After the Thin Man beginning Saturday at the Cecil By MYRNA LOY I am patterning my life after Nora That may sound odd but it is true nevertheless Nora to 10 O F MIXED DANCE Saturday Jan 9 25c Per Person Now 2 Ace Hits TOM TYLER In Santa Fe Bound with Jeanne Mart el Richard Cromer and v William GARGAN Marguerite Churchill Alibi for Murder Plus The Adventures of Frank Mcrriwcll TONIGHT SCREENO Its Fun Its Thrilling Startins Sunday KAY FRANCIS Give Me Your Heart EDWARD ARNOLD Meet Nero Wolfe IVKAT FUN THKSK TWO HAVE IN NEW YORK ADVENTURE in MANHATTAN JOEL McCREA JEAN ARTHUR FOUR GREAT UNITS Matinue Evening EDDIE RICKENBACKERS ACE DRUMMOND and NEWS FLASHES ITS SMART TO SAVE BOB ALLEN Rio Grande Ranger STARTS SUNDAY FKED MacMURRAY JACK OAKIE JEAN PARKER in THE TEXAS RANGERS ROSCOE KARNS WM FRAWLEY LYNNE OVERMAN in THREE MARRIED MEN The New Cecil is the Show Place of North Iowa And Has the Latest De velopment in Sound And Living Sound Shows Only 3 Days SATURDAY II Sunday Monday Welcome Home Mr and Mrs Thin Man Riner bells Blow horns Nick Charles ami Ihc Missus and that dog of theirs are here at last in their NEW hysterical mystery adventure LATE SHOW at 10 p in No one will be seated during the last 10 min utes of this fea ture It has a surprise ending and you must sec the be first This Added CoocoonulGrove LATEST PARAMOUNT NEWS EJENTS WATCH FOR THESE BIG SHOWS COMING SOON STARTS SMART GIRLS with Dcanna Durbin Star of Eddie Cantors Radio Hour OF ALLAH with Marleno Dietrich and Charles Boyor OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE PLAINSMAN with Gaiy Cooper Jean Arthur AND JULIET I ;