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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, December 17, 1936
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TWELVE MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, DECEMBER 17 1936 Clear Lake Globe-Gazette . OFFICE PHONE 239 LUCIA A. O'NEIL, News Editor LEE DEWIGGINS, Circulation and Advertising Residence Phone 296-J . , • • Residence Phone 67 TO ACCOMPLISH SCHOOL MOVING Local Board Plans Changes During Tv.'o Weeks' Vacation. CLEAR LAKE—Plans to move into the new high school building during the holiday vacation are going forward according to B. C. Myhr, president of the local school board. Considerable new equipment which it is hoped will reach Clear Lake and be installed ready for the opening of school Jan. 4, is on the way. The board plans to have moved over to the new building the manual training equipment, some of the desks and other school furniture, much of the domestic science service, most of the equipment of the science department and all the band material as well as many other things not enumerated. Eventually, the sixth grade at the Lincoln building will move to new quarters in the main building and the entire grade set-up in the main building will be rearranged to fit the new quarters which they will occupy as soon as possible after the high school is moved. The kindergarten will also undergo a change as there will be two rooms to be used. One group will meet at the Lincoln building the same as previously and the other will meet at the main building. The teacher. Miss Florence Walberg, will spend a half day at each place. According to present plans, the high school pupils will take all their personal belonging hor;:e w'th them when • school closes Dec. IS and bring them to the new building Jan. 4. The shift in the grade school classes will probably not Clear Lake Calendar Thursday—Crescent club, Mrs. A. B. Phillips, 6:30 p. m., Watkins' cafer Christmas cantata, Methodist church, 8 p. m, Friday—U. Y. B. club, Mrs. Dora Hanson home. Basketball, Lake Mills, there, Circle No. 2, Methodist aid, Mrs. B. B. Bailey, 305 South Second street, 1:30 p. m. Circle No. 4, Methodist aid, Mrs ; Harry Freeman, street, 2 p. m. Rebekah circle, I. O. O. F. hall, 4 p. m. Past Noble Grands' club, I. O. O. F. hall, 8 p. m. Group No. 4, Congregational aid, Mrs. Guy N. Larson, 720 West North street. Eden Farm club, Eden schoolhouse. GRATTANAPPEAL IS TURNED DOWN Civil War Veteran Denied Rehearing on 8 Year Slaying Term. DES KOINES, (IP)— The Iowa supreme court denied Thursday the appeal of Marvin T. Grattan, 87 year old Civil war veteran of Decorah, for a rehearing of his appeal from an eight year sentence for the horse-race argument slaying of Claude Meade, Oct. 20, 1933. . The court's decision left James W. Willett, 91 year old Civil wur comrade of Grattaii's, no otner legal avenue through which to clear the Decorah horseman of the slaying. At his first trial, Grattan be made until the close of the [ claimed he shot Meade in defense present semester, two weeks after j of his grandson, Henry, but the the holiday vacation ends. Clear Lake Briefs Phone 530—Good Iowa coal, lump or nut. C. Merwin. We deliver. jury found him guilty of murder j and he was sentenced to life im' prisonment. Willett, s Tama attorney, car! ried the case to the supreme court j and obtained a. new trial Oct. 20. i 1933. i Grattan then pleaded guilty and District Judge H. E. Taylor fixed Lincer Longer club will meet! the crime at manslaughter, sentencing Grattan to serve eight at the home of Mrs. T. W. Tompkins, Clara street. Friday at 2 p. m., for a Christmas exchange and election of officers. Miss Aileen Witmer, local high fu- years in prison, June 4, 1935. Willett appealed to the supreme court again, contending that the slaying was justifiable homicide, but the court held last spring it school faculty, attended the „ . , eral of Mrs. C. F. Chambers at the | \ v as impossible to go behind Presbyterian church at West i Grattan's- guilty; plea Union Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Grattan now is at the Iowa sol- Chambers, who died Monday, was i diers home at Marshalltown, re- the mother of Miss Catharync moved th ^ r ? 11f ™.T 1 ,, Fort Madison Chambers, high school principal. because of ill health. Miss Chambers will not return tn her school work until after the j holidays. Syd Levy has invited all the •children who wish to do so to attend the free showing of a Laurel and Hardy feature length comedy and an "Our Gang" comedy at the Lake theater Saturday morning xt 10 o'clock. A treat of candy and nuts will be given those in attendance as a Christmas gift from the theater management. Donations of tanned goods or foods will be taken for the Welfare committee of the Civic league from any person who cares to donate. This ^s entirely optional, however, snd not connected with admittance to the free shnw. Sam Kennedy, East Main street, returned Tuesday evening from southern Arkansas where he spent 10 days hunting. HP reports the shooting good and a fine time while there. | Lions Club Admits Harry Sondergaard to Membership CLEAR LAKE—Harry Sondergaard was received into membership of the Lions club at its lunch- eodn session held at the Legion clubrooms Wednesday noon and Lyle Stunlcard was a guest. The sum of $10 was voted for the Welfare committee of the Civic League's Christmas work. Mahlon Hintzman, instructor in industrial art? st thr hi^h school, gave a description of paper mills and tire way paper is made at the meeting. A Christmas party ,is planned for next week's meeting. Overcome by Monoxide. MARSHALLTOWN, (#•)—A. F. Heuer, truck line manager, and Byron Green, mechanic, were recovering from the effects of monoxide fumes which overcame them in a garage here. Rny Gannett, truck driver, rescued the two. I A I/" C THEATRE L /V IV C CLEAR LAKE Last Showing Thursday "Old Hutch" Wallace Beery 16c Friday Only RICHARD DIX in "Transatlantic" lOc R. D. Stevensons Return From Trip CLEAR LAKE—Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Stevenson returned Monday evening from a short wedding trip and are setting up the treats at the Lion? cafe which they operate. They were married'two weeks ago. Mrs. Stevenson was formerly Luis McLend and the two have been associated in business for several years. NEW HAMPTON DEFEATS LIONS Local Squad Gets Reverse End of Score; Reserves Win Preliminary. CLEAR LAKE— The Lions basketball team went down to defeat South Second to the tune of 28 to 13 Wednesday evening in a^game with the fast New Hampton men on the home floor. New Hampton scored the first two points in the first minute of the game and were quickly followed by a basket for Clear Lake, The New Hampton team, however, kept in the lead throughout the quarter closing with a 2 to 9 score in its favor. In the second quarter they scored again quickly and kept up their fast work with Clear Lake trailing in a 5 to 17 score at the half. In the third quarter Clear Lake gained somewhat on its opponents, making three field goals to total 11 points against 19 for New Hampton. Not Good Enough. In the last quarter New Hampton led off with a field goal and then got in some free throws and another field goal to give them I a total of 28 points. Clear Lake made a couple of free throws to count a total of 13 points. According to Coach Chris Johnston, New Hampton had a nice, rangy team, were good shots and played very nice basketball. Clear Lake played good ball, too, but not good enough, and had tough luck on some of their shots. Jensen played a good defensive game until taken out following four fouls. In .the game between Clear Lake's second team and the Swaledale basketball players Swaledale led off with a field throw to start the scoring. Clear Lake followed with a field goal, a free throw and another from the field making the score at the first quarter 5 to 2 for Clear Lake. Opponents Creep Up. In the second quarter Clear Lake made three field goals and one free throw to score 12 to 2 at the half. Swaledale got busy in the third quarter and made one field goal and one free throw against none for Clear Lake bringing the score to 12 to 5 .in Clear Lake's favor. In the last quarter Swaledale was even busier than before and made four field goals and one free throw xvhile holding Clear Lake to one field goal, making the final score Clear Lake 16, Swaledale 14. Fistler, Phillippe, Comstock, Coyier, Brager, Bacon, Palmeter and Mullarky played for Clear Lake and the Swalcdale lineup included Finnegan. Ester, Palsdo- der, Tracy, Ward, Baker. Eddy, Peterson and Corin. Harper Joslyn, Clear Lake, was the referee. Drum Corps Pa,rades. At the half of the big game the Clear Lake drum corps, coached by John Kopecky and Miss Clara Metcalf, paraded and gave some fancy drills and formations. They made a fine appearance in their while suits and caps and the black and gold sashes made by the Music Mothers for the occasion and drew 9 big hand from the spectators. Mr. Kopeky's pep band dispensed music during the evening also snd the Pep club led the students in cheering on the team men. While not crowded as in the first game in the new gym, the game was well attended and seat- Commercial Club to Give Treat; Stores Stay Open Evenings CLEAR LAKE—The entire personnel of the two drum corps: will march in the streets on Thursday, Dec. 24, as a welcome : to Santa Claus who is expected to arrive early in the afternoon. Upon his arrival he will distribute to all the children a Chritsmas treat furnished, by members of the Clear Lake Commercial club. , Beginning next Monday the stores in Clear Lake will keep open evenings, including Christmas eve, but will be closed • all day Christinas-day. Barber shops are included in -this arrangement. ing capacity comfortably filled. The Lions and reserve teams both play at Lake Mills Friday evening and are looking forward to the fray \vith renewed determination to fight for all that is in them. THE BOXSCORE Thankful for Alarm. DES MOINES, W—City Fireman T. B. Pilarski is glad the fire alarm sounded just when it did. Pilarski reached for his boot when the alarm bell rang. A large rat ran out of the, boot. Clear Lake PHONE ?24 Clear Lake Marshall & Swift, Inc. Complete Service • QUALITY CLEANING! NEW MODERN LAUNDRY! LATEST STYLES in FUR COATS! • Phone 724, Clear Lake For Highest Quality Workmanship 119 North Fourth Street Clear Lake FG FT Murphy. F 1 1 Fistler. F 0 0 Coe. F. 0 n 1 Jensen, C 1 1 •* Bacon, C 0 0 0 Lewis, G 0 0 X Mullarky, G 0 0 0 Rutan, G 1 2, 3 Totals 3 7 12 New Hampton FG FT F H. Carney. F 6 1 0 McConc, F 0 0 2 Horffan, C 3 1 2 G. Carney, G 2 1 2 Larson, G 0 1 Weisel 1 ' 0 Schenur 0 0 0 Notvir 0 0 0 Totals 12 4 9 Gilbertson, Forest City, referee. Score: New Hampton, 28; Clear Lake, 13. 0, E, S, LODGE ELECTS OFFICERS Initiatory Work, Exchange of Gifts, Program Follow Dinner. CLEAR LAKE — Mrs. Harry Freeman was chosen worthy patron of the Eastern Star lodge at a meeting held at the Masonic Temple Wednesday evening. The Rev. B. W. Riner was chosen worthy patron, Mrs. L, J. Kutchura, associate matron; Roy Peterson, associate patron; Mrs. Riner, conductress; Miss Dorothy Wallace, associate conductress; Mrs. Charles Hanson, secretary, and Mrs. A. M. Olinger, treasurer. Initiatory work for Mrs. Clarence Conklin was also a part of the lodge session. Mrs. Laura Lenz, past grand Esther, " Mason City, was a guest. .Dinner was served at 6:30 by a committee 'chairmanned by Mrs. Arthur Johnson. Tables were decorated with lighted tapers and sprays of evergreen. Miss Sunnie Hein read "Why Chimes Rang," Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Runcie sang "O, Holy Night" by A. Adam as a duet and Mr. Runcie sang "Nazareth" by Guonod as a solo. Mrs. C. A. Pease led in group singing of. Christmas carols. Miss Dorothy Runcie accompanied all the singers. A lighted Christmas tree and exchange of gifts was also a part of the evening's entertainment, also a social hour. Installation of the newly elected officers will be held in January. COURTESY GIVEN FOR AID HEAD Mrs. A. B. Knutson Honors Retiring President at Luncheon. CLEAR LAKE—Mrs. A. B. Knutson entertained a group of women at a 1 o'clock luncheon at her home Wednesday afternoon as a courtesy to Mrs. John Osnes, retiring president of the Zion Lutheran Ladies -Aid society. Those present, members of the executive committee of the aid, were Mrs. Peter Miller, Mrs. E. A. Wallin, Mrs. .Tens Jensen. Mrs. John Lundgren, MIT. C. O. Lomcn with Mrs. James McCormick. director of the Zion Lutheran choir. as a special guest. Christmas decorations were used throughout. Mrs. Osnes was given a handkerchief shower, and the afternoon was spent socially. W. C. T. U. MEMBERS HOLD MEETING Mrs. Edna England, 803 South Fourth street, entertained W. C. j T. U. members in their December meeting Wednesday afternoon, j Miss Nettie Chadbourne and Mrs. Ray Robbins read appropriate sr- t.icles. Marlyn Butz played "Let Er Go" and "Silent Night" as cornet. number? and Mrs. Lawrence 0 i Lee leti devotions. Mrs. Amy Walters led in singing of Christmas carols and an exchange of gifts followed. Mrs. Walters, Mrs. ' Sol Ott and Mrs. Eugene Grimm were Reports Losing S802. KANSAS CITY, Mo., Charles Woods, George.,' farmer, told police he lost $302 to acquaintances he met while waiting for a train here. PARK THEATER Tonight "THE CAPTAIN'S KID" with May Hobson, Sybil Jason. Guy Klbbee. Fred Lawrence and Mary Treen. This is a rollick-: in* comedy with dynamic thrills, pathos and romance. A Warner Bros. Picture. ADDED ATTRACTION: The Hollywood Reporter and Paramount News. Admission lOc and 16e, the committee serving refreshments at the close of the afternoon, A. B. C. BRIDGE CLUB MEETS AT HAYES HOME Mrs. Tom Hayes, 512 North East street, entertained the A. B. C. Bridge club at three tables of bridge Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. John Anderson won the high score prize and Mrs. Charles Kelly second high. The Christmas theme was carried out in the decorations and Mrs. Hayes served refreshments at the close of the afternoon. CONTRACT CLUB ATTENDS GAME Teachers Contract club met for dinner at Peters' restaurant Wednesday evening with Miss Mayme Christ as hostess. An exchange of j|ifts at Miss Christ's apartment was followed by attendance at the basketball game instead of the usual bridge game. Swindling; Solicitor. MOUNT AYR, (ff)— Officials of the Maloy "Catholic churcli- informed Mount Ayr businessmen thatithe man. who collected $25 from! them tor advertising in a Malof! church bulletin, is a swin- dler.I'rhe solicitor was dressed as a prijjkt. Ackley Couple Wed in Lake Ceremony CLEAR LAKE—Harm Mulder and Miss Jennie Kuper, both of Ackley, were married* by C. W. Wallace, justice of the peace, at his office in the Cerro Gordo Bank building, Wednesday at 3 p. m. Mr. and Mrs. Joe .Etzen, also of Ackley, attended the couple and acted as - witnesses. ;Mr: Mulder is engaged in a. garage business. Clark's Petition for Freight Line Denied WATERLOO, (#)—The state railroad commission/shortly after opening a hearing -here Thursday, denied the petition of Clark Freight Lines, Inc.,. Cedar Falls, to operate over highway 20 from Waterloo to Fort Dodge, declaring that route already served adequately by .Brady freight' lines, Fort Dodge. • The hearing continued as the Cedar Falls line sought addition of Greene and Dbws'to its routes and removal of shipping restrictions, principally between Waterloo and Cedar- Rapids. Fractures Hip in Fall. CORNING, (&}— Wilson Reed. 71, of Corning, fractured his hip when he slipped on an icy sidewalk. Many Foxes Shot. GARNER—An average of three bounties a day during December, to date, has been paid for foxes shot in Hancock county, Auditor Fred C. Missal, said. Forty-four bounties have been paid this month totaling $66. For November, 20 fox bounties were paid. LEAGUE SCHEME MEETS BARRIER Proposal at Buenos Aires Conference Opposed by Brazil, Argentina. BUENOS AIRES, ' (£>)—Proposals for creation of an American league of nations were side tracked by an inter-American peace conference committee Thursday after Argentina and Brazil raised strong opposition. When a subcommittee recommended to the commitee on peace organization that it act favorably on Dominician and Colombian outlines of the league'project, the subcommittee chairman, Max Henriquez Urena of the Dominican-republic,' proposed that five jurists be named; to study the plans, and prepare a report for the regular Pan-American conference scheduled for 1938 at Lima, Peru. Two Societies Elect. RIDGEWAY-r-The United Lutheran Ladies Aid society Sunday elected: President, Mrs. Frank Butz; treasurer, Mrs. Fred Sanderson; secretary, Mrs. Enos Bergan. The Orleans Lutheran Ladies Aid society elected: President, Mrs. Ed Hagen; treasurer, Mrs. Albert Benson; secretary, Mrs. Victor Benson. Stale? Heads Masons. NASHUA—Officers of Bradford lodge, No. 129, A. F. and A. M., elected:: Worshipful Master, R. D. Staley; senior warden, J. P. Lindquist; junior warden, Alvin Flint LET OUR GORGEOUS POINSETTIAS •————— Express Your Christmas Wishes This Year A Complete Stock of Holiday Flowers to Choose From . . . Including Begonias, Cyclamen, Cherry Plonh'., Ferns, Primroses, Violets, Aialeos and Gardenias. JOHNSTONS WHERE YOUR FRIENDS BUY FLOWERS Phone 2500 10 First St. N. W. Phone 223 We're Putting On a Great VALUE "Shirley Temple" Dolls 18-inch Size $4.49 CHRISTMAS STORE HOURS, STARTING Horsman Dolls Many Sixes $2.98 $3.98 23*° INCLUSlVi — ft:30'AM.T09RM. A Sensational Toy Bargain! 27-inch BABY DOLLS • They Walk! • They Sleep! • They Talk! SPECIAL AT— A beautiful doll for every li*He girl! Moke this her gayest Christmas—Give her a charming lovable doll! Wardrobe Doll 20-inch Size Buttercup" * Dolls By Horimon UP i "Miller" Well Constructed! Santa Will Be Here Saturday 2 p. m, to 9 p. m. Completely Dressed! DOWNSTAIRS STORE Dfimorvs See Santa in Toy land Saturday

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