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EIGHT MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, DECEMBER 17 1936 RESTAURANT OWNERS URGE LIQUOR SALE BY DRINK "WOULD HALT BOOTLEGGING" Claim Outlaw Saloon and Honky-Tonks Would Be Eliminated. EES MOINES, (#>)—The Iowa .Restaurant Owners association proposed Thursday to "eliminate bootlegging dine-dance honky- tonks" by legalizing the sale of liquor by the drink. "Restaurant men in the association don't want to sell liquor," E. L. Beck, secretary, said, '-but they do want sales by the drink legalized, to wipe out bootlegging and curb places which have been selling liquor illegally." Propose Local Option. The association favored "saloons in keeping with modern times," subject to local option, and established on a basis of on> a 1,000 population. "The saloon is already among us," the resolution stated, "r.nd it is spreading rapidly. It is an outlaw saloon. It pays no revenue to the city or state. It pours its drinks under the bar and the customer has to get them on faith while the liquor commission can only hope that the Iowa seal reposes on the bottle." Would Pay Fee. :-: HERE AND. THERE :-: Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Goes to Omaha. VENTURA—Harry Thompson left last Sunday on a business trip to Omaha. Honored at Shower. JOICE—A miscellaneous shower was held at the Kermit Paulson home Saturday for Mrs. Hoyden Christiansen, Lake Mills. A number of friends and relatives from Northwood, Kensett, Lake Mills and Joice were present. Mrs. Christiansen is a daughter of K. S. Paulson, local banker. Returns to Tracy. PLYMOUTH—John Pryor has returned to Tracy, Minn., having been called here by the death of his mother, who was buried Monday. Club to Meet Friday. VENTURA—The recreation club will meet wtih Mrs. Fern Law Friday. Christmas gifts will be exchanged. Visitor From Spokane. LUVERNE—Mr. Cecil Stoddard of Spokane, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Stoddard, arrived Monday for a short visit with his parents and relatives. School Faculty Entertained. SWALEDALE—The Misses Al| len and Smith entertained the I school faculty Monday night at a theater party in Mason City, returning for refreshments to their home in the B. Carr home. Is Spending Vacation. VENTURA—John Ritchie from Farmer City. 111., is spending his Christmas vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Ritchie. Returns From Arizona. POPEJOY—Mrs. - Myrtle McMurry returned home Saturday following a two months' visit with her daughter. Mrs. B. F. Hunter, I husband, and two sons, at St. j Johns, Ariz. Are Occupying; House. '—Mr, and Mrs. Wenand son of Eagle ELDORA, iVP)—Rather than go Grove are occupying the home of tion suggested that the Iowa legislature establish saloons confined strictly to business districts with each paying an "adequate" license fee to the community in which it - operated. It proposed that "the licensed saloon would be the only outlet for beer," and asked laws prohibiting the sale of liquor to minors and intoxicated persons, and legislation making it illegal cash checks in saloons. to Pays $300 Fine to Remain Out of Jail | to jail, Arthur L. DeWitt, Marshall county farmer, paid a fine of S3 00 and costs following conviction on charges of stealing a son. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Fisher during their absence. Mrs. Turner is a granddaughter of Mrs. Peter Nel- steer from Arthur Faris of Providence township. Dr. Franchere Speaker Recovering After Operation. VENTURA — Loren Norwood, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Norwood who live on a. farm west n . „ .. _ of Ventura, is improving from an OH KOCK rails irogram | appendectomy at the Park hospital ROCK FALLS—The Christmas in ' MES ° n cit y.- The _>" outh is 6 program of the Falls township school will be held at the school house auditorium Thursday evening. A discussion of immunization of diphtheria and small pox will be led by Dr. C. M. Fr.in- chere of Mason City. years and 6 months old. Visit in Oklahoma. JOICE—Mrs. George Abraham and'son, Richard, left Monday for Knowles, Okla.'to make an exten- ed visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Kamas. Visitor From Marshalltown. FAULKNER—Miss Delores Bear of Marshalltown is a visitor with Letters of protest are written -'by two kinds of people: harmless - - cranks, and those who sign their I her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred names. Cedar Rapids Gazette. Bear. "Jim Dear, we don't have to buy a Christmas Turkey this year." "No Mary, that lovely 10 Ib, dressed Turkey which we received FREE from HALLS will more than take care of our Christmas dinner." A grand new selection of overcoats from which to ^choose, low prices and an easy budget purchase plan awaits you at Halls. These coats are marvelous buys at any price, and at our prices we're practically giving them away. Come in and look them over. You'll agree with us that there are no finer coats to be had. NO MONEY DOWN Remember when you buy to take advantage of our credit arrangements. You make your own terms and pay the rest on convenient easy payments. No interest or carrying charges. When you come in ask for details reKardinf your FREE CHRISTMAS TURKEY GIFT. * -, 16 GET TO KNOW HALLS ALL SIZES CREDIT CLOTHIERS us North FesJ. OPEN EVENINGS 'TILL CHRISTMAS Return to Home. BUFFALO CENTER—Mr. and Mrs. Carl Jensen of Clarion who spent a few days visiting with relatives here returned to their home the first of the week. Transferred to Oelwein. ROCK FALLS—Mr. and Mrs. D, C. "Mcftite" Duncan have been transferred to Oelwein, where Mr. Duncan, has been promoted to dairy specialty man for the International Harvester company. Mr. Duncan was formerly-- principal and coach at the Falls township schqols. Plan Roman Banquet. HAMPTON—Latin students of Hampton high school will hold a Saturnalia festival in the gymnasium Thursday evening. The five course dinner prepared by the home economics department will include whole roast pig, flat bread and other dishes eaten by the Romans and will be served by freshmen students dressed as slavr.s. The guests will be dressed in R.v- man costume. Class Is Entertained. SWALEDALE—Mr. and Mrs. Cato Lundt entertained her Sunday school class of Baptist young people at their home Monday night. Games were the diversion of the evening. Visitors From Rose Creek. MELTONVILLE—Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Anderson and children of Rose Creek, Minn., were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. Golberg. Miss Mae Thomas of Nevada Iowa, who is visiting in the community returned home with Mr, and Mrs. Anderson for a few days' visit. Leave for Mexico City. CLARION—Mr. and Mrs. J. C. ^ Mayer and Mr. and Mrs. G. A. j Richards will leave this week for Mexico City where they will spend about a month. Leave for Florida. MESERVEY—H e i k o Janssen and members of his family, accompanied by Mrs. Janssen's father, Mr. Frank Haferman, left by auto Tuesday for Florida to spend the remainder of the winter. They will visit Jacksonville, Miami, St. Petersburg, Tampa and other cities while there. Leave for California. POPEJOY—Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Carr and Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Fisher • started Saturday by auto for California for a • several weeks' visit with Woodrow C. Carr. Mrs. Lucia Hart and sons, and Miss Florence Corbin, located at San Francisco, Kerman and Los Angeles, respectively. They will also visit, with other relatives and friends at various points. To Move to Iowa Falls. BRADFORD—A large crowd attended the closing out farm sale of Mrs. Charles Staley Monday afternoon. Mrs. Staley rented her farm and will move in the near future to Iowa Falls where she has purchased a home. Visitors From Washing-ton. GENEVA—Mr. and Mrs. Wells Kruser arc here from Washington to spend the holidays with their parents. Visits in Minneapolis. FAULKNER—Mrs. J. R. Wallace is spending the week in Minneapolis at the Will Pharis home. Prize Winners Named. ROCK FALLS—Miss Erna Hansen and Elmer Christiansen entertained at a bridge club party Monday evening. High score prizes went to Mrs. Virgil Lair and Elmer Christiansen. Officers Are Named. JOICE—Officers for the Charity club are: President, Mrs. H. I. Kaasa: vice president, Mrs. Palmer Calgaard; treasurer, Mrs. Elmer Ulstad; secretary, Mrs. Harry Johnson; working committee, Mrs. K. Reinsmoen, Mrs. K. S. Paulson and Mrs. E. G. Arneson. Club Meetings Held. LUVERNE— The Progressive club Christmas party was held at the home of Mrs. Charles Smith with a good attendance. Mrs. Aaron Steussy gave the "History of T. B. seal?" and Mrs. A. J. Zweifel's subject was the "Origin of Christmas Carols," The Tuesday club met at the rural home of Mrs. Arthur Been- scooter, with a large attendance. Mrs. John Voss Sr. talked on "Denmark," Mrs. Fred Merlde on "France," Mrs. William Miller on "Holland," and Mrs. Carrie Coleman on "England." Eugene Kinney, 84, Clarion, Is Buried CLARION — Funeral services were held for Eugene C. Kinney, 84, at the Jesse Smith' and Son funeral home, with the Rev. J. C. Buthman, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal church in charge. Mr. Kinney died Monday following a stroke two weeks before. He leaves his daughter and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. D. L. NagJe of Clarion; two brothers: Frank and Elmer of Walworth, Wis., and two grandsons, Gene and Kay of Clarion. Mrs. Burman Matron of 0. E. S. at Forest City FOREST CITY — -The Eastern Stars elected for the coming year: Worthy matron, Mrs. R. E. Burman; associate matron, Mrs. C. S. Kruchek; worthy patron, Dr. Paul H. Thompson; associate patron. Charles Kruchek; secretary. Miss Myrtle Brooker; treasurer, MrsJ?. H. Hansen; condustress, Mrs. Floyd Valley, and associate conductress, Mrs, Bert Kloster. Taken to Hospital. KLEMME—Mrs. Ted Dutnch became ill and was taken to the Park hospital in Mason City where she underwent a minor operation. Her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Shoafstall will stay at the Dutrich home during her .absence. Infant Son Buried. LAKE MILLS—Brief' funeral services for the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Jenson, were held Wednesday afternoon. The baby was still born Tuesday at the Naeve hospital at Albert Lea. Mrs. Jenson is seriously ill at the hospital. Will Arrive Friday. FOREST CITY—Miss Wilhelmine Grimm and Robert Osmundson will arrive Friday to spend the holidays, Miss Grimm in the home of her sister, Mrs. T. J. Irish, and Robert in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Osmundson. ?lan Christmas Program. PLYMOUTH—The schools of Plymouth will have a Christmas atmosphere Friday afternoon. The grades will have trees in each of their rooms and Santa Glaus will be the r e. In the high school a gift exchange and the Rev. T. C. Collister bringing a Christmas message, is scheduled. Will Go to California. FOREST CITY—Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Schoeld and two children, accompanied by Misses Evangehn^ Grooters and Odette Bahl, are leaving Friday noon tor California where the Schoelds will visit in the home of her sister, Mrs. F. H. Wilcox, near Pasadena, Miss-Grooters at Whittier and Miss Bahl in Hollywood during the Christmas vacation. Born at Carroll. KLEMME—Mrs. Fred Nagle received word Tuesday that a son had been born to Mr. and Mrs. Verl Wooten of Carroll, Mr. Wooten is a nephew of Mrs. Nagle. Scouts Plan Court. LAKE. MILLS—The Boy Scout court of honor will be held at the auditorium Thursday evening. Goes to Mason City. STACYVILLE—Mrs. Ruby Retterath went to Mason City Wednesday where she will have an operation for an infected arch. Leave for Florida. FOREST CITY—Mr. and Mrs. N. L. Ronberg left to spend the winter in Florida. Mrs. W. A. Olson has gone to Minneapolis for I the winter. At Rites in Bode. RAKE—Mr. and Mrs. Nels Haugen and Trygoe, Mrs. Albert Engelby, and Rudolph Erdahl attended a funeral at Bode Wednesday. Born at Washington. KLEMME-—Mr. and Mrs. Pete Wilson received word that a son had been born to their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kisser of Washington. Mrs. Wilson expects to leave in a few days for a few weeks' visit at the Risser home. Return to Luvernc. BUFFALO CENTER—Mrs. Gladys Bailey and son returned to their home in Luverne, Minn., Tuesday after a visit of several days wtih relatives and friends. Mrs. Bailey will be remembered as Miss Gladys Koppen. / / Will Spend Holidays. FOREST CITY—Max Thompson, who is attending high school in Los Angeles, will arrive Friday via Ames to spend the holidays in the home of his father. Dr. Paul H. Thompson, and family. Home From Minnesota, FOREST CITY—Oswald Thorson, student at the University of Minnesota, came Tuesday to spend the holidays in the parental Thorwald Thorson home. Phillip Thorson, also a student in the university, will come the latter part of this week. Wedding Dance Held. MELTONVILLE—Mr. and Mrs, Frank Sheumaker who were married recently gave a wedding dance in Lyle Monday night. Two at Hospital. MESERVEY—Henry and Albert O. Hartwig went through the Hampton hospital clinic for examination the first of the week. SEVEN PINBALL MACHINES HELD Placed in Garage of Fort Dodge Police Station During Night. FORT DODGE, (ff) —Seven pinball machines were placed in the garage of the Fort Dodge police station some time during the night by persons unknown. The police night shift said it had no information as to how the machines got there. The machines were discovered by the morning shift when it came on duty. Under the order of County Attorney Edward Breen the machines were taken to the vault in the county courthouse for safe keeping. Breen declared that while positive- identification was not possible at this time-."it appeared that these were the same seven machines seized by police in a raid last summer and ordered destroyed by the police court." Later, according to Breen, a return to the court was made that the machines had been destroyed. Last week Police Chief James Huebsch was discharged from office and removed from the police department by Public Safety Commissioner Walter Engelbart following rumors that police had sold the seven machines. At the time of his discharge Huebsch went to the city clerk's office and paid over $200 which he said was salvage on the pinball machines. Renwick Yeggs Get Stamps and Money HUMBOLDT, (/P)—Yeggs blew open the safe in the Renwick post- office early Wednesday and escaped with $40 in stamps and a small amount of cash. The office was damaged by the explosion. Riden, 82, Pioneer of Clarksville, Dies CLARKSVTLLE — William E. Riden, nearly 83, pioneer of this community, died at the home of his son, Fred at Howard, S. Dak., Monday night, leaving his son, six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. After the death of his wife, he went to' live with his son and family. The body was brought here for burial on th« family lot in Lynwood cemetery, where committal services were held Wednesday afternoon. Larf e Crowd Present. RAKE—A large crowd attended the Christmas program given by the grade school at the P. T. A. meeting at the school auditorium Tuesday evening. Mrs. Dourty, 82, of Iowa Falls Is Dead IOWA FALLS—Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Woods funeral home for Mrs. Lucy Dourty, 82, with Mrs. L. H. Sours officiating. Mrs. Dourty died on Friday at the state hospital at Independence. On ,"/uly 3, 1880, she was married to Christ Johnson, who died June 3, 1890. 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