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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, December 17, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, DECEMBER 17 1936 THIRTEEN •*». Mason City's Calendar Dec. 18—Joint Legion and Auxiliary Christmas party at armory. Dec. 20—Christmas party for Milwaukee employes' children, at Milwaukee clubrcoms, 2:30 o'clock. "Dec. 21—Fred Biermann to give address at annual meeting of Cerro Gordo County Farm Bureau at Y. M. C. A. Dec. 29—Junior college homecoming dance at Hanford. ELKS MINSTREL SCORES OUTSTANDING SUCCESS Here In Mason City For Real Silk hosiery and lingerie call Mrs. Kelly—4128. The number of 1937 automobile licenses issued by the treasurer's office at the courthouse wsi nearing the 1,500 mark Thursday. Electric irons, toasters and mixers. Boomhower Hdw. Evron M. Karges. boys' work secretary at the Y. M. C. A., was reported to be improving at his home from an illness. Sheriff J. M. Robertson was in Osage Thursday on business. Each member of the Y's Men's club js sponsoring a boy for the annual Christmas dinner of the club Thursday evening in the Y. M. C. A. The usual Friday morning services will be held at the St. John's Episcopal church at 9 o'clock, the Rev. Clarence Parker announced. Choir practice was set i'or Thursday and Friday nights. REVUE NUMBERS SHOW VERSATILE TALENT IN CITY Some of Brightest Spots in Short Sketches and Dances. The IMcKinley community -ter, sponsored jointly by Revived for the first time since 1931, the annual minstrel benefit for the charity fund of the Mason City Elks lodge scored an outstanding success in its opening performance Wednesday night at the Mason City high school auditorium. From the initial minstrel ensemble, sung to the superb accompaniment of a specially selected group of musicians directed by Joe Power, through eight lively minstrel numbers and a dozen diversified specialty offerings leading up to the final curtain, the 1936 Elks, minstrel-revue established a new high for side-split- ang comedy and sprightly musical entertainment. Were Brightest Spots. Brought together under the title, "Minstrel Monarchs," is as versatile a display of Mason City's own talent as has been united in one production in many years. Some of the brightest spots in the show were found in the short sketches and dancing numbers which made up the second act. Thursday night at 8:15 o'clock the second and final performance cen- of the "Minstrel Monarchs" was New Y. IVL C. A. Directors Take Office on Jan. 1 JAY DECKER the P. T. A. and the Y. M. C. A., will meet at the school Friday evening for a Christmas program. Movies will also be show-a. 11 Burglaries Are Solved When Two Suspects Confess MARSHALL/TOWN, (£>)—Eleven burglaries in Marshalltown and neighboring towns, several committed within the last week, were solved by confessions to police of Richard E. Knort, 30, of Marshall• town, Harry Fawcett, 18, of Princeton, and Winford Stone, 19, of Albion. Fawcett and Stone were arrested Wednesday in Cedar Rapids when they tried to sell three car heaters which they later admitted stealing here. Knott is held for the theft of money from a cafe and cigar store here. Mrs. Howard Foote of Lime Springs Is Dead LIME SPRINGS—Mrs. Howard Foote died at her home Tuesday, after an illness of several weeks. NIGHT COUGH due to a cold speedily telir THOXINE Starter Generator and IGNITION SERVICE CENTRAL AUTO ELECTRIC CO. 23 First St. S. W. scheduled. Tickets and reserved seats, on sale at the Vance Music company, were still available late Thursday, it was announced, A box office was to be provided at the auditorium to handle last minute sales. With Sheriff-Elect Tim Phalen, resplendent in evening regalia, acting as interlocutor, the first act opened with two minstrel ensembles—"Down in Sunny Tennessee" and "Minstrel Land," with Kathryn Knapp featured in a tap dance with the latter number. Held Spotlight. Dr. H. K. Jones, one of six stellar end men, held the spotlight with a solo, "Lulu's Back in Town." Milton Davey was then called upon by "Mistah Tim" to vocalize the popular "Did I Remember," and was followed by Dr. C. L. Meade with a version of the musical game of "Knock, Knock.'' End-Men Paul McAuley and Billy Hayes, making their debuts were enthusiastically received in "Sing, Sing, Sing, Sing," to be followed by Ray Kreul, the third man in blackface on their end, with a real swing version of the musical question, "Is It True What They .Say About Dixie? Climaxing this number was a red hot and blue trumpfet solo which uncovered some heretofore hidden terpischorean talents in the three opposite end-men, Roy Washburn, Dr. Jones and Dr. Meade. ' Clever tambourine work by the ensemble added to the effectiveness of the musical numbers, staged against the brilliant, vari- NATE LAPINEK H. L. -CAMPBELL Above are shown the pictures of the five new members of the board of directors of the Y. M. C. A... who bepin a three year term of service on Jan. 1. These and other directors, whose terms hold over, will meet the second Tuesday in January to select officers of the association for the comin? year. Directors whose terms hold ovei- are: Charles W. Gasswint, Dr. C. E. ChenoweiJi, Garfleld E. Brcesc, F. F. Potter. B. G. Swaie, E. S. Gage, J. A. Van Ness, W. Earl Hal!, F. C. Heneman 'and G. E. Allbee. Directors whose terms expire the first of tlie year are: George H. H»rrer. who has served as president the past year; C. G. Maudsley. treasurer; O. A. Satter. E. H. Warner and Louis Wolf. JOHN GALLAGHER A. L. HALSOR Annual Legion-Auxiliary Christmas Party Friday Ray Murphy and Mrs. Lam- sen on Program for Joint Holiday Event. colored background strel costumes. of the min- Style Shoppe > What Every Girl Wants Scarf Sets for Xmas 69c to $1.95 All Colors and Styles Clearance of 100 Felts 59c » $1.00 Harmonists in the minstrel were Roger Lyons, Harold Sykes, Don Bushgens, Stratton Shannon, Clinton Pallus, Norman E. Olson, Bill Houlihan, Ron Madsen, A, E. Hill, Bill Clatt, L. E. Valentine, Ray Sward, Albert Church and Charles Dalin. Second Act Opens. Following a brief intermission the second act of "Minstrel Mon archs" was opened with a rollick ing scene featuring a mixe chorus costumed as Texas Ranger and cow-girls. Miss Anne Over gaard and Dalin joined in a due in this number. Evelyn Thomas Ramona Liesveld, Helen Richards Helen Carr, Mary Kern and Mrs Roger Grippen were cast as cow girls. Novel costumes and expert choru work were brought- out by th second scene, featuring an exhibi tion of the Tiller type of dancin, by MISS Knapp, Geraldine Chaffin | Mary Etta Evans. Mary Carolyn j Pritchard. Elaine Clanville/Mar Isery Brown, Beth Carter, Helen I Wilts, Dorothy Mickey and Phylli I Lee. ! Colleen and Alvin Bartholomew diminutive dancing team, occupier the next spot in the second act their hilarious interpretation o the apache and Bowery dances threatening to stop the show. Seldom are two youngsters with such remarkable stage presence combined with expert ability seen in any type of entertainment. Continuous Applause. Dramatization of a penthouse murder, demonstrating that two wrongs can make a right, was brought on after the clever Barth- olomews, followed by Miss Kern's exhibition of acrobatic dancing, performed to almost continuous applause. Scene six of the second act provided another number which menaced scheduled continuation of the show. Gales of laughter swept the auditorium as End-men Washburn, Meade and Jones, their blackface removed, and Olson, Houlihan and Madsen, capered coyly about the stage garbed in somewhat abbreviated Queen of the May costumes. Their masculine partners in the "mixed" chorus, outweighed up to 50 pounds a man, were Lyons, Paullus, Dalvey, Sykes, Bushgens and Shannon. Precede Finale. Miss Thomas next presented a skillful exhibition of toe-tap danc- hg, followed by a scene given in three parts depicting matrimony 'as he thought it would be," "as Arrangements were nearing completion Thursday for the annual Legion and Auxiliary Christmas party to be held at the armory Friday evening. Prominent Legion and Auxiliary personalities to attend will be Ray Murphy, Ida Grove, past national Legion commander; Mrs. P. A. Lainson, Council Bluffs, state Auxiliary president; Peter Hanson, Manning,' department v yice commander; Tom Tracey, Manchester, fourth district commander; Father Paul LaValette, Rockford, past department chaplain; W. G. Henke, Charles City, past department commander, and Mrs. Myrtle Siverling, N o r t h w o o d, fourth district committeewoman. The program will include several vocal solos by Mrs. B. Raymond Weston. Following the for-., mal program a dance will be held. Invitations have been extended to members of other Legion posts in the county, as well as Legionnaires and Auxiliary members in other parts of North Iowa, Mrs. Karen Hanson, 87, Thompson, Dies; Eight Children Left u THOMPSON—Mrs. Karen Hanson, 87, died at her home here Tuesday evening after a lingering illness. Her daughter, Miss Theone, had been caring for her. She leaves two sons, Carl and Harold of Conrad, Mont., and six daughters, Mrs, Dora Hagenson of Scranton, N. Dak., Mrs. Elmer Alquist of Conrad, Mont. Mrs. Dale Pickering, Pittsburgh, Pa., Mrs. Helen McCarthy of Des Moines, Mrs. Edna Zinn of Fort Dodge anc Miss Theone at Thompson. Her husband died 31 years ago. Funeral services will be held from the Bethany Lutheran church with the Rev. J. J. Skarpness officiating. MRS. P. A. LAINSON GUERNSEY MEN HOLD MEETING Third of Series of Iowa District Sessions Held at Y. M. C. A. The Iowa Guernsey breeders atj a meeting held at the last Waterloo cattle congress perfected an organization to push the breed and they divided the state into six districts, in each of which the breeders were to be organized for their mutual benefit as Guernsey breed- WAVERLYHEARS DEBATING TEAM Locals Will Go to Manly Monday to Present Arguments. . Six debate? it Waver iy were participated in Wednesday .afternoon by the Mason City high school'team. Gerald Alter and Martin Yose- loff and Charles Knouse took the affirmative for the locals and Rita Dugan, Sarah Stevens, Mary Burrets, Jane Satter, Charles Knouse and Gerald Alter -the- -negative. The question was on government ownership and operation of. electric utilities. In the evening Gerald Alter and Martin Yoseloff took the affirmative against Waverly's negative team in a debate which was open to the public. Attorney Leonard Racker, mayor of Waverly and an expert debate judge, criticized the debate. • On Monday Coach Guy Crosen will take Charles Knouse, Martm Yoseloff, James McWaters and Jean Baumgartner to Manly for debates before the high school assembly. A busy schedule has been participated in by the local teams, including a debate at Algona Saturday by Charles Knouse, Martin Yoseloff, Jean Peterson, James. McWaters and Sarah Stevens. TWO NEW BUSES FOR CLEAR LAKE RUN PURCHASED Delivery Expected Between Jan. 10 and 15; to Take Place of Interurban. The purchase of two new buses for operation between Mason City and Clear Lake was announced by the Mason City and Clear Lake Railroad company Thursday, upon the return of John Siesseger and Roger Kirk from Detroit, Chicago and other points making a survey of the bus field. The new buses, purchased fro) the Dittrnar Manufacturing OOTT pany, Harvey, 111., are 27-pa'ssen ger units built of heat treate aluminum, weighing approximate ly 6,600 pounds each. The buse are already in the process of con struction and will be delivered be tween Jan. 10 and li, Mr. Siesse ger stated. The feature of the constructio of these buses is that the entir vehicles is one complete unit, with out a chassis, Mr. Siesseger point ed out These buses will take the plac of the interurban cars which hav operated between Mason City am Clear Lake for nearly 40 years, i permit for operation of a bus lin to take the place of the interurban passenger service was granted th Mason City and Clear Lake rail road a few days ago by the loy railroad commission. Funeral Rites Held for Mary Jane Long Funeral rites for Mary Jane Long, 84, who died at her home in Mount Vernon township Sunday following an illness, were held Wednesday afternoon at the M. E. church at BurchinaL The Rev. George A. Wolf, Iowa Falls, was in charge of services. He was assisted by the Rev, Lombard o: Thornton. Mrs. George Wolf, accompanied by Miss Arlene Wolf, sang "Higher Ground," "The Last Mile of the Way," and "The Old Ruggec Cross." Pallbearers were Lawrence Long, Harold Long, Dale Schriver Lloyd Ames, Wayne Hollenbeck and Lawrence Tatman. Burial was at Mount Vernon cemetery. Dies in Fort Dodge of Mishap Injuries FORT DODGE, (ff) — Daniel George, 49, of Knierim died in a Fort Dodge hospital Thursday from injuries received in a truck accident Tuesday. His skull was fractured when his truck plunged into the ditch and overturned at a jog in the road. 2 From Swaledale Buy Store at Belle Plaine MARBLE ROCK—Mr. and Mrs. Sari Hbadley are moving to Belle Plaine, at which place they have jurchased a store. The Hoadleys lave been residents here for more than 20 years, Mr. Hoadley having >een .a Hoadley partner Lumber in the Gates, company. The third meeting of the series was held in the Y. M. C. A. on Wednesday and was attended by score of local breeders. Charles R. Mountain of De Moines, state president, called th meeting to order and explainec its object. Floyd Arnold showed by a series of charts the progres: of the breed in increasing yield! of milk and butterfat. Dr. Cannon of Iowa State college explainec the ways in" which the college could help improve the breed anc the organization. It deveolped that this part o: Iowa has a live Guernsey organization which has been functioning for some years but was confined to members living in Winnebago Worth, Cerro Gordo and Hancock counties. It was decided by the members present of the North Iowa Guernsey association to recommend a1 their next meeting, that they merge with the state organization. At The Hospitals he thought it would be" and then, "as it really is." The three scenes preceding the finale were "Romance Rustique," resented by the Tiller dancing horus; "If Men PJayed Cards as men Do," another potential low-stopper as McAuley, Sward, iCayes and Houlihan gave their repressions of four women getting ettled down to a bridge game, and Foot Loose," sung ; and danced by <athryn Knapp accompanied by a horus. Dalin acted as master ol ceremonies during the second act. Kanawha Rebekahs and I. 0. 0. F. Elect Heads KANAWHA—The following officers were elected lor the Rebekah lodge: Mrs. Harley.Muhm, noble grand; Mrs. Art Schiffle- mann, vice grand; Viola Schroeder, secretary, and Mrs. Arthur Olson, treasurer. The officers elected for the Odd Fellows lodge were: Roy Miche]son, noble grand; Harley Muhm, vice grand; Ralph Yepsen, secretary; Louis Yepsen, treasurer. Mr. and Mrs, Jack Mad-, .dick are the installing officers lor •this county. Italy, Germany and Japan should be called radicals. "Share the wealth with us," they say, "or we'll take'it by lorce."—Wiscon- sin State Journal. Mrs. Tom Hayes, Forest City, was admitted to the Mercy hospital Wednesday for treatment. Robert Underwood, Northwood, was admitted to the Park hospital Wednesday lor a major operation. John Johnson, Britt, was dis.- missed Irom the Mercy hospital Wednesday following treatment. Ned O'Neil, Clear Lake, was admitted to the Park: hospital Wednesday for treatment. A daughter weighing 5 pound 15% ounces was born to Mr. am Mrs. Lloyd Edgington, 1229 Wash ington avenue northwest, at thi Mercy hospital Thursday. Erwin Brandau, Rudd, xvas dis* missed from the Park hospita Wednesday following a major operation. Baby Dixie Lee Austin, .239 Sixth Place, southeast, was admitted to the Mercy hospital Wednesday for treatment. Eilene Carey, 120 Second stree southwest, was dismissed from the Park hospital Wednesday following a major operation. Mrs. Clyde Hathaway, 1436 Monroe avenue northwest, was admitted to the Mercy hospita Thursday for a minor operation. Mrs. Lucy Whitney, 304 Firsl street northeast, was dismissed from the Park hospital Thursday following a minor operation. William Megrew, Garner, was admitted to the Mercy hospital Thursday for treatment. A daughter weighing 10 pounds ounces was born to Mr. .and Mrs. Vern Rasmussen, 212 Twen- iieth street southeast, at the Park lospital Wednesday. Iowa's 1935 Retail Sales 35 Per Cent Greater Than 193. WASHINGTON, (£>)—Tiie federal census bureau reported tha retail sales in Iowa during 1935 totaled $650,029,000 in 38,979 stores an increase of 36 per cent over 1933 retail sales. The 38,9,79 store; employed an average of 73,273 full time ari{ part time employes during the year and paid them a total of $55,- 814,(iOO, the report said, adding that the number of employes in- cerased 11 per cent and the total payroll 19 per cent over 1933. FIGURES WORK BY THE POUND Dr. Long Says He Wrote 9*/2 Pounds of Letters as Kiwams Officer. Dr. W. E. Long has a new system for demonstrating work for an organization—it is by the pound. At the meeting of the local Kiwanis club Thursday noon in Hotel Hanford he exhibited the amount of work he had done in serving as Kiwanis lieutenant governcr. It was 9% pounds of correspondence. "If each of the lieutenant governors averaged this much correspondence in all of the districts in the United States," Dr. Long continued, "it would mean that they handled just about a ton of letters. And that's a lot of letters." , Dr. Long explained how a meet-\ ing is held in Chicago by governors of various divisions, who' pass along instructions to the lieutenant governors, who transmit this information to officers of various clubs and these officers give the instructions to the general membership of each club. There are seven clubs in the district for which Dr. Long has been lieutenant governor. W. S. Wilcox led the singing. Earl Godfrey was a guest. It can't be true that the nine old nen lack understanding. Four of hem usually agree with you.— ilncoln Star. . Dr. E.C. Martin CHIROPODIST Successor to Dr. J. D. Reeler 316 1st. Nat. Bk. Bid*. Ph. 331 Leland Bank Dividend to Be Paid Saturday! FOREST CITY-J. R. Roberts of Forest City, examiner in charge of the liquidation of the Leland bank and trustee of the depositors' trust fund account, has notified those interested that a 20 per cent dividend on the trust fund will be paid at the bank 9 o'clock Saturday morning ol this week. In 1932 the bank went under the"operation of senate file 111 and was released from that restriction on Dec. 1, 1934 at which time the depositors waived 50 per cent of their deposits. It is on this 50 per cent waiver that the dividend of 20 percent will be paid Saturday, Gross Sales' Boost Reported by Rath WATERLOO, (£>)—An 'increase of $4,682,028 in gross sales, to $39,629,896, the biggest volume in its history, was reported by the Rath Packing company lor thje' year ending Oct. 31, 1936. The number of animals killsd increased 9 per cent, to 1,299,774. EXPERT SERVICE On AH Makes cf Farm Plants USED PLANTS for SALE! JACOBY Battery and Electric Service 110 S. Delaware Phone 319 VOITURE HOLDS ANNUAL WRECK Four Members Initiated at Forty and Eight Program. Sixty members attended the annual wreck and dinner of Voiture No. 66 of the Forty and Eight held at the Hotel Hanford Wednesday evening. The meeting opened with a dinner at which short talks were given by R. C. Dowd, Fort Dodge, grand chef de gare; W. G. Henke, Charles City, past department commander of the Legion, arid Father Paul LaVallette, past department chaplain of the Legion. The initiates were Wincil Krejci, Mason City; Dr. H. A. Dockstader, Rudd, Floyd county Legion commander; Joe Powell, Clear Lake. and John Belmond, Thornton. Dr. T. A. Nettleton, voiture chef de gare presided, and W. J. Irving, fourth district grand chemi- not, was in charge of the wreck. A shooting demonstration was given by Mr. and Mrs. Leo Allstott. Robert Elliott Head of I. 0. 0. F. inDumont DUMONT—the I. O. O. F. elect- eded Noble grand, Robert Elliott; rice grand, Elmer Brehmer; secre- :ary, Merlin Hanawalt to succeed ioward Davis who held the office .7 years; financial secretary, S. G. Barlow; treasurer, J. A. Barlow. These with the appointive officers, vill be installed at a joint meeting with the Rebekahs in January. 3umont will be the installing team 'or the county this year. BANGLE DAY TO BE SATURDAY IN T, B, CAMPAIGN Christmas Seal Sales in Cerro Gordo Progress Satisfactorily. Mason City will join Saturday in the observance of "bangle day" which has been officially designated by the Iowa Tuberculosis association. Pin buttons will be sold on the street for any amount the donors care to give to be added to fimds obtained through the Christmas seal sales for fighting tuberculosis. The bangles will be sold on the streets from 10 a. m. until 4 p. m. A group of boys in the Boy Scout organization has volunteered to conduct the sales. In rural schools and several other parts of Cerrc Gordo county bangle day has already been held. Establish Booths. Booths will also be established in the three banks and the Eadmar and Hanford hotel lobbies for sale of the double barred Christmas seals. Those who did not obtain seals through the mail or wish to buy additional seals may obtain them from these booths. Students from the high school commercial department who sent out the seals will have charge of the booths. Those who have received the seals through -the mail have been urged by Bob Stoyles, Cerro Gordo county chairman, to get the letters back to headquarters soon. Indications are that the sale is progressing satisfactorily in this voluntary effort to provide means to halt the white scourge. Money Wisely Used. Several speakers have oppeared jefore local organizations in behalf of the Christmas seals campaign. It has been pointed out that money from the purchase of the seals is used in a variety ol valuable ways, in local as well as state and national clinics, treatment and research. That other sections of the country are co-operating in the Christmas seal campaign has been shown by many who have received packages bearing the seals. We Want You to Buy the Watch of RAY SENEY • Dixie Belle Pocahontas Economy Sahara WHEN BETTER COAL IS MINEIV WE W3LL HAVE IT Sterling Coal Co. Jack McColc 816 South Penn. Phone 132 MAX BOYD SEZ: "I ONLY HOPE THERE'LL BE ENOUGH CORONAS TO GO A Dfti iki rv MlVWr^W ... This season, you know. Corona's 1937 machines—the new "speed-models"—are ALREADY on sale. Beyond question, these are the fastest, most complete portable typewriters we have ever offered, in all our quarter-century's experience. The greatest value, too. It's hard to think of a more satisfying Christmas gift, for almost anyone. MAX BOYD Salt* and Service Phone 278 L. C. SMITH and CORONA TYPEWRITIftS 11 i East State Street Mason City, Iowa

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