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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 13, 1937, Mason City, Iowa TWO MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE JANUARY 13 H 1937 operation of state departments during the past four years State Budget Balanced The comptrollers office he said reported a balanced state budget with in the treasury His message said the highway bond refinance program resulted in a saving of nearly a million and a half dollars and re ported primary road bonds are gradually being retired He summarized the work of the state emergency relief and WPA setups and the state old age as sistance program In two years he said bank de posits in Iowa have increased 121 million dollars Insurance prem ium tax collections he reported have mounted steadily Since it was first established he said the net earnings the liquor control commission have exceeded three million dollars Discusses Education When he discussed the condition of the state educational institu University of Iowa Iowa State college Iowa State Teachers college and the schools lor blind and said that during the past four years it has been necessary to curtail ex penditures During the nexttwo years he added we can continue without substantial increase in appropria tions for building at the institu tions However he recommended in reases in salaries at the schools o retain in our employment the lany splendid men and women ho have made personal saeri ces during the last four years Already he continued we ave lost too many who are most ifficult to replace Institutions Recognized Our educational institutions are ecognized throughout the United tales as outstanding among tates and they must not be pai mitied to drop back to become just ther universities and colleges In the closing paragraphs of his ddress the governor pledged to eep the needs of Iowa foremost n my thoughts when he becomes Jnited States senator and ended Goodbye and good luck NEWMKOUT THREATS MADE 200000 Workers Idle in US Murphy Summons Auto Leaders By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A general impasse in strike ne gotiations held some 200000 work ers idle in the United States while threats of new walkouts and sit downs presaged additional unemployment Wednesday Another automotive strike de veloped in St Louis called by United Automobile Workers of America in the Fisher Body and Chevrolet plants of General Motors It was the tenth Fisher plant and eighth Chevrolet as sembly line affected Gov Frank Murphy of Michi gan spurred by a riot Monday night at Flint called officials ol General Motors corporation and leaders of striking automobile workers to a conference at Lansing Thursday He ordered a concen tration nearly 2000 national guardsmen at Flint to balk any Xtrther violence at the strike bound Fisher Body plant No 2 At Washington Chairman John L Lewis of the committee for in dustrial organization with which the striking automobile unionists are affiliated promised a finish fight against General Motors and declared he would ask a congres sional investigation of the corpor ation Over 114000 lidle The flectwood division of the G M in Detroit was closed by a sit down strike Tuesday bring ing toe total number of corpora tion employes made idle to more than 114000 Union leaders at St Louis threatened to call a general strike in the Chevrolet and Fisher Body plants there Employes of the Hercules Motor corporation at Canton Ohio which has 1700 workers called a vote on a pro posal to end a fiveweek sit down Status of other strikes in brief Pacific coast maritime walkout involving 40005 men still un broken despite negotiations Atlantic and gulf coast maritime dispute still deadlocked Strikers claim 24300 men out LjbbeyOwens Ford and Pitts burgh Glass company tieups in volving 13000 unbroken by ne otiation attempts Flying Squadrons Flying squadrons dispatched to enlist 1000 to 3000 more lum berjacks in a strike union leaders said had taken 4000 from work at northern Minnesota camps La Crosse Wis rubber mills employing 1200 closed by si down Sit down strikers at two fac tories of the Somerset Shoe com pany Showhegan Maine employ ing 600 voted for general walk out Strike of hosiery mill worker in Reading union claiming 2000 in effect DIAL AT 1210 KILOCYCLES Fred Allen will preside over a musical battle between adherents f the classics and proponents of nodern popular tunes during his Town Hall Tonight broadcast with ortlantl Hoffa and Peter Van tceclens orchestra over WHO Wednesday night at 8 ociock The combat will take place dur ng the new Town Hall Varieties spot when professional enter ainers performing the revered works of the old masters will vie established that Charles captor was a pervert The newspaper did not reveal the source of its information BIAN WHO RAN AWAY SOUGHT AS SUSPECT TACOMA Wash with definite valuable clews of ficers hunted widely from north ernmost Washington to the Cali forniaMexican border Wednesday for the kidnapkiller of little Charles on by President Roosevelts plea that the brutal crime be solved quickly A man who became frightened and ran away from a newstand was sought in the vicinity of San Bernardino Cal for audience favor with purveyors Federal Investigators displayed of jazz and swing The classicists Pension for Mrs Coolidge Voted WASHINGTON house adopted and sent to the white house Tuesday a resolution to pay a 55000 yearly pension to Mrs Calvin Coolidge widow of the late president will tie represented by instrumen talists and the moderns will join he battle vocally o When Nino Martini Colum bias Chesterficldian tenor was signed by CBS for a sustaining scries fouryears ago one of the men assigned to handle his pub licity was James Blakely of Ihe CBS press department Recently when Martini rcporlcil in Holly wood for his latest picture The Gay Desperado much was his surprise to find James Blakely assigned to the second male lead in the picture Now as you see by his note they both have press agents A doctor who has discovered a method of grafting human limbs from one body on to another with some particularly weird and grue some results is the principal char acter in Arch Obolers The Devil in While macabre drama written for the Lights Out broadcast Wednesday night at over WHO Some of the bodies on which the practitioner is experi menting disappear from the Sing apore General hospital where the scene of the play is laid and this adds further horror to the story tf To Taul L Vilka Hampton We are lurning your letter over to KGLO for further considera tion and you will no doubt hear from Ihose in charge in the near future o Rubinoff who just celebrated his sixth radio anniversary in the some interest in man reported unidentified have acted queer while traveling on a bus tidied issued in Kelso Wash and whose frozen body was found in Central Missouri He was des cribed however as 60 older than the age generally attributed to the kidnaper Intense and Wide The search was as intense as i was wide federal agents checking from house to house in the Ta coma area Known clews guiding the hunt were the physical description of the kidnaper the peculiar ink and type used in the ransom note the same peculiarities repeated and possibly handwriting in two let ters to Dr Mattson a plasterof paris cast of his sockcovered shoes tire prints of an automobile used to carry the body of the boy and the peculiarities of the killers personality Searchers sought a man who answered this description Weight 145 pounds height live feet seven inches complexion swarthy hair black beard black eyes brown speech with slight accent voice deep age about 38 when last seen he wore dark trousers a blue blazer and a light BRAUNSCHWEIGER SANDWICHES INBETWEEN SNACKS ASK YOUR DECKER DEALER CBS studios has played broadcasts 530 violin solos 300 300 overtures 275 novelty numbers cap Get Shoe Prinls Authorities suggested that in all cases of suspects investigators ob tain if possible samples of the mans handwriting his finger prints and his shoe prints They said the man might be showing great fear possibly so much his speech would be in coherent and his actions irra tional Missouri slate highway patrol NEGRO HELD IN N Y SLAYIN8 Apartment House Porter Is Charged With Womans Bathtub Murder NEW YORK bathtub slaying of pretty Mrs Mary Rob inson Case came to a swift and unexpected denouement Wednes day when investigators seized a 33 year old Harlem Negro and charg ed him with the crime Thirtysix hours after the 25 year old housewife was strangled and beaten to death in her Jack son Heights Queens apartment District Attorney Charles P Sulli van announced that Major Greene wiry Negro porter employed in the apartment building had been charged with the womans mur der Greene who previously had been questioned and then releas ed was arrested at his home in Harlem and taken to the apart ment where Frank Case 30 year old hotel supply company employe found the battered body of his wife Monday ACTION AGAINST CITY DISMISSED Plaintiff Withdraws Claim After Defense Seeks Directed Verdict Dr R W Siiultz suit against the City of Mason City for dam ages of 51833 for a fracture of the right forearm which he received Nov 22 1935 when he slipped and fell on a sidewalk on North Fed eral avenue was dismissed without prejudice by his attorney late Tuesday afternoon at the comple tion of the defense testimony The local osteopaths attorney Verne A Met tier moved for the dismissal shortly after City Solici tor Harvey J Bryant completed arguments supporting a defense motion that Judge Joseph J Clark direct a verdict in favor oC the city Principal among grounds for the Uinnie Barnes Alice Brady Kay Milland and Charles Winningcr this newcomer to the screen stages a captivating per formance In the first place Deauna has an intriguing singing voice But she proved that she is much more than a singing child prodigy Possessing exquisite beauty and rare charm this talented youngster also showed that she can act Besides pre senting a smooth performance she possesses a sparkling verve that adds to her effectiveness on the screen Three Smart Girls is a picture that everybody will enjoy It is the kind that makes you want to linger to hear over again that ex quisite voice singing opera in a police station or in the dreamy surroundings a lake The pic ture presents the story of three daughters of a rich New Yorkei who upset their fathers MayDe SHOWING THIS WEEK Smart Girls through Thursday Hiilcway Girl Friday Garden of Al lah starts Saturday Smartest Girl in Town and Under Your Spell through Thursday Hideway Girl Friday You Cant Get Away With it and The Gay Desperado starts Saturday Blood and Secret Agent through Thurs day Dont Turn Em Loose anil Secret Patrol through Saturday for a Nighi and Id Give My Life through Thursday Alibi Ike through Saturday men prepared casts of the shoes of the unidentified man found and 2225 miscellaneous selections frozen to death Tuesday near In all thattime he has not spoken Kingdom Mo The man leaped A Hick of a linger A touch of a toe TO SHIFT TO STOP1 TO GO HUDSON AND TERRAPLANE dealers everywhere invite you to try the magically easy new way to drive with Hudsons new Selective Automatic Shift No need to pull a gear lever or push a clutch pedal yet nothing new to learn into a microphone I Love You Truly a per ennial favorite wherever love SOURS are sung will be played by Rubinotf on his violin when the Musical Moments program is broadcast from station WHO Wednesday night at 10 oclock as a presentation of local Chev rolet dealers Evelyn Case beau tiful guest soprarto will sing that acHghtful melody Zicgeu iier from Noel Cowards Bit tersweet The orchestra headed by the versaiile Rubinoff will play Im in a Dancing Mood and the late novelty hit Peler Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers Major Bowes apparently has Trillions of voluntary talent scouts from coast to coast Almost every letter received irom am aitious amateurs starts off with Ibis sentence or its equivalent My friends tell me I ought to be on your amateur hour Alternative sentences commonly used include I have been urged by my friends to write to you and Ev eryone insists that I must write to you about my talent Theres nothing arty about Peter Vati Stecden The maestro of Town Hall Tonight over WHO at 8 oclock on Wednesday nights demands no fancy at mosphere to woo the muse But Van docs insist on doing all his orchestral arrangements after midnight rehear sals appointments with pho tographers and movie short work out of the way he finds it easier Its nothing musual for Van Stecden to work from mid night in 5 a m and then sleep till 11 that mnrninpr from n transcontinental bus there Monday night Officers investigating the ab duction of 10 year old Charles took casts of footprints at the snow covered brushy spot where the boys nude body was found Rewards are Offered Tfie federal department of jus tice offered 510000 reward for ar rest the toiler Bernarr McFad den magazine 51000 to this publisher added and Washington state legislators considered offer ing more Wreaths and pillows of blossoms poured into the funeral parlors in preparation for the boys private funeral service at 1 p m 3 p m The funeral n Presbyterian ceremony was conducted by the Hev Harold Long with only members of the Mattson family and their closest friends present Sceva Lt Col Gus Appelman H S Hamlin of Berkeley Cal and Chauncey B Baxter all close friends of thefamily were named lo carry the coffin to a mau soleum A dozen other friends ot Dr Malison were honorary pall bearers city solicitors motion was Ihe contention borne out by official weather records that the precipi tation which allegedly resulted in the icy spot on the sidewalk in front of the F W Woolworlh store building at 21 North Federal ave nue bad occurred no earlier limn approximately 36 hours prior to the evening of Nov 22 when Dr Shullz slipped and fell Thus the solicitor maintained the city had had insufficient time for constructive notice of the ex istence of this particular icy spo a patchonly two or three fee square according to undisputed testimony Neither was there any evidence that the particular spot had been reported to city officials by any individual Mr Bryant added KINSlDAHLGETS TEN YEAR TERM Local Farm Worker Sent Back to Fort Madison for Forgery melting the ice Simone Simon ime for screen swains Ger trude Niesen is seen with four escorts al a night spot Jean niuir successful magazine con tributor writes a book about famous women of history She scribbles in her Santa Fe N Ulex hideout Penile fam ous Spanish clown is being be swcllctl for movie comedy by Henry Danicll villain in Ca millc once hart Ills nose rc contourccl so he could play gentleman roles but it didnt do any goort his eyes are hard so lies still a mcanic A jewel in surance detective trailed Mad cleine Carroll home from the sludio lo liand her worlH of jewels she misplaced Although its plot construction is stretched for the fun to be found n doing so The Smartest Girl in Town playing through Thursday at the Palace offers fun aplenty is the writers of this opus let hemselves result being a nil hours enjoyment for any au dience Ann Sotliern portrays a photog aphers model and Gene Ray mond is seen as a millionaire playboy who woos her Its by no means a new story but this Solh criiRaymond duo is an attractive team and the lines of the film are witty and crisp Lawrence Tibbelt sings three numbers in a featherweight musi cal Under 1our Spell second feature playing Its a flimsy yarn and includes in the support ing cast Wendy Barrie Gregory Ratoff Arthur Treaclicr and Ber ton Churchill ember romance with golddiggin londe The title roles are playe y Miss Durbin Nan Grey an larbara Read Picture patter Pete Smith makes a short subject of movie boners called Flicker Flaws Kent Taylor buys a steak house John Stahl sas he quit aclifigand became a direc torproducer because he didnt like greasepaint Edward Arnold is collecting a library of scen arios Anita Louise removes her shoes in facial closeups Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers learn to roller skate for a dance sequence Jean HcrshoU sacrifices his mustache for Seventh Heaven role RKO seeks Adele As tairc lo releam with brother Fred in a dancing opus The fa mous pair were separated when Adcle married Lord Cavendish Mack Grey George Rafts bodyguard is casC as bodyguard in a picture Sonja Heine buys 5100000 worth of life in surance Burnham Gates delivery boy for a local dcparl mcitt store gels a promise of screen work from Richard Bol director because the lad made him watch his tap dancing before ho would hand over Bolcslawskis packages Shirley Deane featured ac tress is studying for opera Franklin Keel 6foot Texan who pilots an air transport be tween Kansas City and Los An geles chucked a movie contract option because he refused lo use makeup for tests Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy practice Irish songs theyll sins in Dear Old Ireland for SI Patricks clay release James Stewart is said lo be OLD TIME DANCE 2 BANDS 2 FRIDAY JAN 15 Kellys Harp Orchestra and Arts Nighthawlts Reg Price 26c anil 40c MODERN DANCE AL MENKE SA11 Ho 1 CAR or IMF MODERATE MICE flfi0 NOICAR vow PHICE rmo Tom Summerhays Co GLA1 KIDNAPED CHILD STABBED Search in Matlson Case Extends to California Mexican Border SAN FRANCISCO P The Chronicle said in a copyright dis patch from Tacoma Wednesday that on autopsy disclosed 10 year old Charles Mattson was stabbed in the back before his life was crushed out by a blow on the head The newspaper said Hie autopsy indicated Charles fought fiercely probably in an attempt to cs ape It added The stab wound penetrated al viost through the body but missed he vital organs and the boy suf fered minutes of torture before he vas eventually dispatched by his killer The body of the child may then avc been buried at first in a sandy grave from which the ab ductor later exhumed it to carry the lifeless form to the place in the woods nearEverett xvhere it later was discovered Death had occurred possibly six days before the frozen body was found The story said the kidnaper gave the boy coarse food and only enough to sustain life He provided no protection against the severe cold although the boy was suffer ing from a cold when stolen from his home it added BOY SCOUTS TO MEET AT HOTEL f Annual Council Meeting Is Scheduled Dr C E Flynn to Speak The seventeenth annual council meeting of the North Iowa Boy Scout council wil be held at Wednesday night at the Hotel Hanford Scoulcrs nnd their la dies arc Invited Ho attend this an nual occasion A J Marshall council presi dent will be in charge of the meeting A report on the past years work will be made Pres entation of awards will be made to outstanding scouters Dr C E Flynn pastor of the ME church give the address of the evening Judge M H Kepler Tuesday sentenced Bert Kinsedahl 32 transient employe on farms in Ihis section to 10 years in the state penitentiary at Fort Madison on his plea of guilty to County Attor ney M L Masons information charging him with forgery Kinsedahl an exconvict ad mitted forging and cashing a check for at a local poolhall Local police apprehended him shortly after he had obtained the money Kinsedahl was paroled from Fort Madison in 1933 after serving time on a conviction for larceny Gets 5 Year Sentence CEDAR RAPIDS Brown 10 charged with assault ing Bcrnice Blin 25 was sen tenced to five years at Fort Madi son penitentiary Brown admitted inflicting a deep scalp wound by striking Miss Blin 20 NORTH DELAWARE PHONE 1212 The kidnaper subjected the boy to fearful inhumanities the paper said and the autopsy apparently COMMITTEE AND BOARD CONFER FarmerWorker Group Has Meeting With County Supervisors DENISON members of a committee appointed by the f a r m e rw o r k e r organization routed Monday from the Crawford county courthouse with tear gas ihet with county supervisors nesday to discuss relief problems The supervisors agreed to rec ognize a committee elected by the organization late Tuesday follow ing a meeting ot approximately 75 members of the two organiza tions Emory S Petty Council Biuffs district WPA administrator told the group that a review of WPA is being made in this district anc Crawford county will probably benefit Telegrams were received from GovernorElect Nelson G Kraschel and George Keller stat WPA administrator Committee members who me with the supervisors arc Charlc Dyer of Manilla Mrs Dallas Po of Denison and Mrs Leslie Chil MOVIE PARADE By D B K JEANNA DURBIN PLEASING N THREE SMART GIRLS Coming up fully to the claims Of ddie Cantor that his little star vas destined for a brilliant plaie n the movie firmament dainty Dcamia Durbin delighted patrons t the new Cecil theater at the pcning of the picture Three Smart Girls Tuesday The pic ure will run through Thursday Surrounded by a cast of estab ished cinema favorites including THURSDAY THE LAUGHMADRO MANTIC REVEL OF THE VPEOPLE YOU SEE w THE ADS tliiilt packed oniedy crammed ction romance tt FRANIUE DARRO Kane Richmond Racing Blood Peter B Kyties Turf Thriller and Madeleine C Peter Lorrc Robert You Secret Agent Great Sliy Thriller Helen BRODEftlCK EricBLORE Second Hit Feature LAWRENCE TIBBETT Under Your Spell STARTS SATURDAY J Edgar Hoover and U S GMen You Cant Get Away With It WEDNESDAY SSS IS THE BIG DAY c of nilrrorihojiic Sotuid MNICE TONIGHT DANCING 9 TILt I SPECIAL FOOD MENU AT NUMBER 2O STBTC wont this boy lalk to save his life ID GIVE MY LIFE Guy Standing Frances Drake Tom Brown EDDIE CANTORS IIADIO SENSA THRILLING MASON CITVANS ON THE SCREEN DEANNA DURBIN A Laujrh A Thrill ami Heart rand for a Night CLAIRE TREVOR JANE DARWELL ARLINE JUDGE EVELYN VENABLE NOW and THURSDAY Mat IGc Eve 2Ic Kiddies lOc 1 FRIDAY SATURDAY THE GREATEST FUN AND THRILL SHOW OF ALL TIME FOUR GREAT UNITS KIDDIES GIFT MATINEE SAT BINNlE BARNES flllCE BRADY BARBAftA HBjDii KEIIA ana LYDIA ItOBEIVrr n 11IIL TJLLtES STARTS SATURDAY CARMN OFAtLAH j BASIL RATHBONE us MICKEY MOUSE CARTOON COMINR SOON CharKC nf the Light Brigade THE 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