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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, December 14, 1936
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EIGHT MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE; DICEMiER 14 • 1936 Clear Lake Globe-Gazette LUCIA A. O'NEIL, News Editor Residence Phone 296-J OFF ICE PHONE 239 LEE DEW I GG INS, Circulation and Advertising Residence Phone 67 REPORT ON SEAL SALE RESPONSE Committee Finds. Returns Good but 500 Letters Are Not in. CLEAR LAKE—The committee on the sale of Christmas seals for Clear Lake met Sunday afternoon to consider the response to the 1,000 letters sent out just before Thanksgiving day. The committee, which is made up of Mrs, Clark Branson, Dr.. E. E. Wurtzer, Mrs. A. B. Phillips and I. C.- Jensen found that while the response had been good for tnose letters xetum- cd, about 500 are still out and unheard from. The committee reports that the schools have helped wonderfully in that so large a number of children have bought the little bangles sold for a cent each. The children have shown a fine spirit of helpfulness in buying the bangles even though they had little money to buy gum or candy. The money received from the sale of seals and kept in Clear Lake will be used for chest clinic?, x-rays and treatment for persons suffering from tuberculosis. Lasl year 38 were helped to go to sen- atariums and many have already been discharged-as cured. Others are on the road to recovery. The committee states that it is not difficult to sell seals to friends and relatives of those who have had such help. As they are anxious to finish up the sale and make their repori at the earliest possible date, the committee urges that every one who has net yei returned his en- OUR CLEAR LAKE PHONE NUMBER IS 724 velope should do so as soon a^ possible and thus avoid the possibility of their being lost If xuwbls to take all the seals enclosed, those receiving them •may.'.ase whatever number is possible and enclose the money and the remainder of the seals and return them to the committee in the addressed, stamped with the seals. envelope sent Clear Lake Painter Vice President of State Organization CLEAR LAKE—Gerhardt Hill- jegerdes, Jocal painter and decorator, was chosen vice president .of the Iowa State couiicj' of the International Society-of Painters and Decorators at the closing session of the council at Davenport Saturday. Mr. Hilljegerdes is the contractor for the'painting and decorating work being done on the new high school building in Clear Lake. North Star Masons Schedule Lake Meet CLEAR LAKE — North Star Masonic group will hold a meeting at Clear Lake temple Monday night at 8 o'clock. The group includes lodges at Northwood. Manly, Mason City and Clear Lake. Meetings are held monthly in rotation for instruction. Lunch will be served following the meeting. Clear Lake Calendar Monday — Boy house. L. D. R., Miss LAKE THEATRE CLEAR LAKE Last Showing- Monday SHIRLEY TEMPLE in "DIMPLES" Tuesday Only Robt. Younp - Ted Healy "LONGEST NIGHT' Special Matinee 3:30 Scouts, school- Lily Sorenson, Clara street, 7:30 p. m. Wa-Tan-Ye club, Mrs. Robert Williams, East Main street. Progress club, Mrs, C. A. Knutson, North Third street, 6:30 p m. Double C class, Methodist church, 7:45 p. m. Tuesday—Laf-a-Lot club, Fred Hollatz, Jr., Carolina street. Hi-Lo Bridge club, Mrs. T. L. Sears, Clara street. Jolly Eight Card club, Mrs. Siver Nelson, 304 Clara street. Townsend club No. 1, Mrs. Ollic Peterson, South Oak street. P. E. O., Mrs. C. R.. Woodford, North Fourth street, 8:30 p. m. HI-TRI VESPER SERVICES HELD Girls' Glee Club Assists in Presentation of •ame/New Hampton beat Sumner 42 to 17 law, Friday • night. The two Carney boys and Babcock, all stars in last year's team, are back for this year. ..-.•• The Girls' Pep club will; be on the sidelines of the game plenty of pep. « « « DEBORAH CIRCLE HOLDS CHRISTMAS TEA Deborah, . circle of the Lutheran, 'aid held a Christmas I IviUul Grail eUU ilclU. a. i^-m io wuc*^ 'CLEAR LAKE—"The Gift of : tea a t-the church Friday afternoon Christmas," an operetta, was pre- • - . . sented before an appreciative audience by the Hi-Tri Girls' club at a Christmas vesper service at the Methodist church Sunday afternoon. Kathleen Newman as Mary .presented the story in song .and speaking parts while Helen - Lomen, Klare McCormick and Helen King represented Faith,. Hope and Love . respectively. Each told of her. contribution to the ideal Christmas. "The Shepherd Who Was Left Behind," read by Mrs. Homer E. Blough, told of the youth who would not desert his sheep when the others went to Bethlehem and his reward in finally being housed in the same barn as the Saviour. Play Christinas Music. Sunnie Hein read "Why Chimes Rang," a story of a helpful peasant lad who sent his gift to the altar while he himself.remained to assist a poor woman. It merited more than the rich gifts of others who came to worship but had not the right spirit. Mrs. Harry Mason and- Miss Clara Metcalf played as an organ and' piano duet "The Holy Child" which was attended by a goodly number of members of the aid and friends . of the- church. A short program was given during the afternoon. which brought in known Christmas many hymns. well- Miss "JUST WHAT I WANTED" On every family gift-list, there's the friend who formerly lived in Mason City —Or the out-of-town relative who's always keen for news from back home. And there's one gift they'll probably appreciate more than any other—a 1937 subscription to the Mason City Globe-Gazette. On Christmas Day, the Globe-Gazette will be delivered with an appropriate gift card bearing your name. Every day thereafter, it will bring them the news, pictures, comics and features they enjoy so much. Send in your order now. Subscription rates are listed below, SUBSCRIPTION RATES $7.00 In Mason City and Clear Lake, Iowa, by carrier, one year Outside of Mason City end Clear Lake and within miles of Mason City, Iowa, one year by mail More than 100 miles from Mason City, one year by mail ABOVE RATES GOOD UNTIL JAN. 1ST ONLY 100 $4.00 $6.00 The Mason City Giobe-Gaiette Mason City, Iowa I enclose $ for which please send the Globe-Gazette to the following address.: Nome Marguerite Kennedy played "The. Holy City" as a violin solo. She was accompanied by Miss Jeanne Beckner who also accompanied the musical numbers of the operetta. Mrs. Mason played the organ prelude and accompanied the Girls' Glee club in both the pro- j cessional and recessional. Offering Taken. Tableau characters were Lorrine Anderson, Georgia Allard and Marguerite Butts as the three wise men: Helen Nealis, Dorothy O'Neill and Patricia Hushaw as the shepherds and Kathryn Wood and Margaret Hughes as Mary and Joseph. The church was lighted with (apers, forming an appropriate setting for the beautiful and impressive service. The -decorating committee consisted of Wauncta Fankel, Mary Henry. Lettie Chase and Patricia Doyle. The program committee was Joice Hushaw.- Betty Peterson and Edith Enabnit. The Hi-Tri sponsor is Miss Ruth E. Skrable of the commercial department of the high school. She was assisted by Miss Dora Nykvist who directed the decorating committee and Miss Irma Goldberg who was financial sponsor and had the program booklets prepared. Thank Assistants. The Hi-Tri Girls' elub takes this means to thank those who so ably assisted them with the vesper service, namely, Miss Metcall, Mrs. Mason, Mrs. Blough and the sponsors. The free will offering taken at the door will be used by the girls to furnish Christmas cheer fry those in need. The sum of 515 was received. SCHOOL DECKED FOR CHRISTMAS Approaching Holiday Takes Precedence Over Other Events. CLEAR. LAKE—A Christmas tree in every room and a Christmas decoration at every window describes the schoolhouse conditions rather accurately for both buildings as the school enters upon the last week before vacation. The school board has set the closing date as Dec.'18 and vacation is to extend until Jan. 4, 1937, according to present plans. Most of the teachers will leave Friday evening for their homes or to visit friends. The coming week is to be a busy one with Christmas programs shaping up into realities. Celebrations will be held Friday afternoon. Freshmen Hold Party, The freshmen held their party at the gym Saturday evening with Mahlon Hintzman and Miss. Irrna Goldberg sponsoring. Rhoda Mallory was chairman of the decorating committee, Berdean Beckner of the refreshment group and Marjorie Larson of the entertainment committee. Games were played and refreshments served. Class members report a .lolly time. "C" club is holding a Christmas party with exchange of gifts Tuesday evening. Miss Jessie Sherwood is sponsor. Teachers Contract club will meet Wednesday evening with Miss Mayme Christ as. hostess. Mrs y Homer E. Blough is substituting for Miss Angeline Roorda until she is able to be back in school following her accident. •Ready for Game. The basketball men are busily preparing for their game Wednesday, Dec. 16, on the home floor. This game, the second to be played in the new gymnasium. was originally dated Dec. 17. Coach Chris Johnston says the Lions will have a chance to show the stuff they are made of in this Clear Lake Briefs Wanted: Girl for general house work. Phone 73. Laf-a-lot club will meet Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Fred Hollatz, Jr., Caroline street. Each member is to bring a 10 cent gift for an exchange. Lost: Red Irish terrier. Name on collar. 310 S. 4th St. Reward. Double C class of the Methodist Sunday school will hold a Christmas party at the church Monday evening. For Sale: Nearly new cook stove. Price right. Ed Lenning, last iouse East Main, Clear Lake. The Commercial club is planning a Christmas treat of candy and nuts for children to be given away on the streets early in the afternoon of Dec. 24. The ciub is not sponsoring a' free movie show this year as previously.announced. Assignee's sale of A" & C Style Shop starts Wed., 9 a. m. Goods below cost. Ladies and childrens wearing apparel. Many large sizes. Buy gifts cheap. Mr. and Mrs. L. O. Kimball and son Dale returned to. their home, 612 West Division street,. Saturday evening from. Fairfield, where tlley have been engaged in road construction work for some time. They expect to remain in Clear Lake most of the winter as the weather is too uncertain for further road work. Mrs. C. P. McVicker, South Third street, returned Sunday evening "from Des Moines where she visited her daughter, Mrs. Milson Olson, who>is'ih the hospital recovering from a recent operation. Mrs. Olson is getting along fine and expects to be dismissed within a few days. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Conklin, 200 King street, accompanied by Mrs, Conklin's mother, Mrs. O. M. Olson. drove. v to -Dies.Moines ;iSunday where they, visited Mrs, ; ; Milton Olson in the hospital. Mrs, C. P. McVicker accompanied them home. P. E. O. members are holding a 6:30 dinner and Christmas party at the home of Mrs.. C. R. Woodford, North Fourth street, Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Georee Kabrick, Crane street, went to Forest City Sunday and spent the day with Mrs. Kabrick's brother, Sylvan Oleson, and her father, Franh Oleson. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Moretz and family, Kimball street, spent Sunday at Hanlontown with Mr. Moretz's brother, Guy Moretz and family. Mrs. Floyd Phillips, Mitchell, S, Dak., arrived Sunday evening to accompany her mother, Mrs. G, GRIMM HELD TO GRAND JURY Charged With Larceny of $11:50 From Building in Night Time. Gilbert Grimm, 411 West State street, waived preliminary hearing and was bound to the grand jury: Monday by Police • Judge Morris Laird, on a charge of, larceny from the night time. Grimm's bond was .'set -at $300. Grimm was arrijsted - Saturday, when it was alleged that he stole; $11.50 from the trousers-of Paul: Niday,-224% South Federal avenue. A. R. McKaig, Osage; Guy R.-. Sheldon, Rowan; Bernard Vos- ;cheret, Blue Earth, 'Minn.; and •E. J. Peters, Swaledale, each forfeited $10 bonds posted when arrested by police on charges of intoxication. They were all arrested in- the business? district Saturday night and Sunday morning- ' Police Encounter Unusual Accidents Two unusual accidents were reported to police here Sunday on the Rock Island railroad line. The condition of Andrew Rossman, . 326 Third street southwest, was reported Monday as fair at the Park hospital, where he was taken about 3:45 o'clock Sunday afternoon when he • was ' found overcome by gas fumes from a heater in a car of bananas on the Rock Island railroad. Rossman had "been riding in the car. ' A serious accident was narrowly averted Sunday morning.on the Rock Island crossing at Fourth street southwest, when a northbound Rock-Island train struck a car driven by. Stanley Smith, 218 Monroe avenue northwest. The rear end of the car was damaged but Mr. Smith was not injured. He was riding alone at the time -' the accident. of Sarah' Snell, 206 East State street, back to Mitchell Tuesday morning. Mrs. 'Snail will spend the winter with her daughter and family at Mitchell. Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Thayer, North Second street, expect to leave by auto Wednesday for Crockett, Cal., where they will visit their daughter, Mrs. W. R. Junk, and family..They expect to visit Los Angeles and San Francisco enroute. Miss Angelina Roorda, teacher in -the local bigh school, had the misfortune to fall on a slippery walk Saturday evening and fracture her right arm. She also sprained her left wrist and suffered several bruises. Miss -Roorda,. who is. at her apartment in the Dr. A. B. Phillips residence, hopes to be able to resume her school work within a few days. Fined by Justice. CLEAR LAKE—D.. H. McCain, Mason City, arrested on a charge of assault and battery, was fined $5 and costs by C. W. Wallace, justice of the. peace, Sunday. Fay Gardner, also of Mason City, entered the complaint. PARK THEATER Tonight "THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS" Paramount Xews - Popeyc Vltaphone Vaudeville DON'T MISS OUR BIG NIGHT TUESDAY NIGHT Here Are the Second Week's "Chuckle" Contest Winners Each winner will receive, by mail, two Cecil theater tickets. The tickets were mailed Monday, Dec. 14. 1. Mrs. James Chester Box 272, Rowan, Iowa 2. Mrs. John La Gasse 31 fl North Federal 3. Mrs. M. F. Rcif Mescrvcy, Iowa 4. Joan Andrick 222 So. Kentucky Ave. 5. Mrs. Francis Lawnorn Box 354, Garner, Iowa- 6. H. H. Johnson 113 8th St. S. W. 7. Mrs. L. L. Lease Wesley, Iowa 8. Crystal Ashlan'd 100 W. Benton St., Clear Lake 9. Mrs. G. R. Winchell 1429 N. Mo'm-oe' lAve. 10. Gertrude Greenwalt Manly, Iowa 11. Allan A. Proctor 418 N. Washington 12. Lenora Bakken Joice, Iowa 13. Mrs. Wm. Titus Sheffield, Iowa 14. Mrs. Leo Brown Thornton, Iowa 15. Mrs. Isabella Whyte 115 N. Georifiiv 16. Mrs. Ethel Casscls Sheffield, Iowa 17. Mrs. J. M. Stokes 239 20th St. S. E. 8, Mrs. Frank Miller Route 4, City HONORABLE MENTION These ten people came very close to winning one of the Second Week's contest prises. Their "Chuckles" were so good that they are being given honorable mention here: 1. Henrietta Conner 219 6th St. S. W. 2. Mrs. Pearl Abbott Clear Lake, Iowa 3. Mrs. M. H. Bailey 124 2nd St. N. W. 4. Mrs. J. Berk Jr. 11. R. 2, Rockford, Iowa 5. Hazel McCollouch 6. Mrs. A: G. Had Lake Mills, Iowa 7. Rose Logan Swaledale, Iowa 8. Mrs. Walter Wood Clear Lake, Iowa 9. R. J. McEwen 311 5th St. N. W. 101 M. G. Lorenzen Rt, Rockwell, Iowa the 3rd week's "Chuckle" contest opened last Friday and will close at 6 p. m., Thu«day r Dec. 17. Winners will b« announced in the Home Edition, Monday, Dec. 21, and in the City and Sunrise Editions, Tuesday, Dec. 22. Three Gallon Cans of Alleged Alcohol Taken in Raid Here A raid b/ police and federal ••) agents on the home of Max Hardy, 1636^2... Pennsylvania avenue northeast; at 7:45 o'clock Saturday night, netted three gallon cans filled with alleged al- ,cohol. Havdy was arrested on a charge of illegal possession of. alcohol. His preliminary hearing was set for 4 o'clock Monday afternoon. ELECTRIC LAMP HISTORY GIVEN Wood Tells Rotary Club of Advances Made in Manufacture. ''A history of the- incandescent lamp was given 'at the Rotary club meeting in Sjotel Hsnford Monday' noon by C. R. Wood, dis- trict'representative' of the Wesl- inghouse lamp division. He also described efficiencies of various lamps. • • ' Mr. Wood, who is from Moline. 111., said that Thomas • Edison invented the first lamp in 1879. He described various advances- made in lamp manufacture so'that present lamps have about 400 per cent as much light pov/er for the same wattage. He told how cheap American lamps were made to compete . with • Japanese imports but how much greater life'ar.d efficiency - could be obtained from the higher grade lamps. At thft next meeting of the Rotary club,-Dec. 21, the Rotary Anns will be guests. Joe Hamilton announced that a farmers' meeting will be held Dec. . 28 'when some farmers .will be invited to meet with the club. Guests were G. - C. Scanlon of Algona and Art Wolf of Hampton. MARY LONG, 84, DIES AT HOME Funeral Services to Be Held Wednesday at Burchinal. ; Mary Jane Long, 84, died at her home in Mount Vernon township Sunday morning following an illness of 14'months. She had been a resident of the county for the past, 65 years. Mrs. Long was bom April 28, 1852, in New York'state. She was a.member of the M. E. church at Burchinal. _ . ' Surviving Mrs. Long are her husband, Abner, and four sons, William, Glendale, Cal., Oscar, George and Edward of Mason City., .and 11 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1 o'clock Wednesday afternoon 'at the farm home-and at 2 o'clock at the M. E. church at Burchina,!, with the Rev, George A. Fulton of Iowa Falls: i n . charge. The body was taken to the Patterson funeral home. Suicide is wicked if you use a knife, but quite innocent if you use a knife, fork and spoon.—Wisconsin State Journal. Diamonds ASK RAY SENEY Services Held for Wanda Lee Ferleman Funeral x services for Wanda Lee Ferleman," infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. V-ictor Ferleman, 416 Sixteenth street northwest, were held Monday at the Evangelical church, with the Rev. Raymon Ferguson, pastor, in charge of services. Burial was at Garner. The child died Saturday night at 8 o'clock" following an illness sinc'e Thursday. She was born Nov. 5. 1936, at Mason^City. Surviving the child are the parents, a brother William, 11, and sister, Phyllis Ann, 5, and the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fewins, Mason City, and Mr. and Mrs. William Ferleman. Guernsey Breeders to Hold Session at Y. M. Guernsey breeders in this part of the state have been urged to attend a meeting on Wednesday. Dec. 16, at the Y. M. C. A,, called at 1 o'clock p. m. Have Beautiful Hair CHARES!'* Color C •~T> fl F Lustri Ev "*" Ttt tettir PHONE 793 Merkcl's Beauty Salon How new the auto is! People still living can remember when you felt very high-class if you could say "garawsh,''—Fountain Inn Tribune. DELCO BATTERIES and Radiator Service Central Auto Electric Co. 25 First Street S. W. PHONE 494^, COMPLETE Optical Service Thorough eye examinations should be a yearly habit. MACES Smith Optical Co. . • • '• ' 1 I 1 A I f Monopoly $2.00—$3.50 Politics $ 2 - 25 Finance $1-00 Wide World $!-50 G-Men $1-50 All the Other New and Popular Games 2Sc, 50c, 75c and $1.00 STATIONERY Eaton's Fine Papers—Note Paper and Correspondence Cards 25c, 35c, 50c Letter Papers, all styles, large counf sheets and envelopes 50e to $2.00 each PLAYING CARDS Single and Double Decks 25c, 29c, 35c, 40c 50c, 75c and $1.25 A few double decks in leather cases, only 98c PERSONAL DIARIES With and Without Lock 50c, 75c, $1.00 and up SCRAP BOOKS—All sizes and bindings,.. lOc to $2.50 PHOTO ALBUMS—All sixes, colors and bindings .... , ,.. 50e to $3.00 FOUNTAIN PEN-PENCILS DESK SETS Sheaffer, Parker, Eversharp, Desk Sets $1.23 to $15 Pens $1.00 to $10 Pen and Pencil Sets $1-75 to $13 Modernized Zipper Cases Ring Books With and without pockets and handles. Black and brown. Many- leathers, AH latest features. $2.50 to $12.00 Billfolds, Key Cases, Loose-leaf Binders. YELLAND and HANES 11 -13 EAST STATE PHONE 400 i

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