Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 17, 1936 · Page 78
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 78

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, December 17, 1936
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TWENTY-SIX MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, DECEMBER 17 1S3« KILLED NEAR NEW HAMPTON Fairmont Man Victim as Automobile Skids Into Ditch. NEW HAMPTON, (ff) — Sam Dixon, 35, employe of the Fairmont, Minn., .gas company, was killed Thursday 10 miles south of here when he lost.control of his car and skidded into the ditch where the car overturned several times. He sustained a fractured skull. Dixon leaves a wife and six children. He was cnroute to Oelwein at the time of the accident and was alone in his car. 55th Anniversary of Wedding Is Observed by Couple in Corwith CORWITH—Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Higgle celebrated their fifty-fifth wedding anniversary Saturday. They spent the day quietly at home with no special guests for the occasion. Keither is enjoying very good health, although able I to be about the house most of the j lime. Mrs. Higgle will be 70 Jan, 8 and Mr. Higgle was 80 Aug. 23. They were married Dec. 12, 1881, at the farm home of her parents, Mr. 1 and Mrs. John Sanders, between Vinton and Shellsberg. On New Year's day, 1888. they came to Corwith. Later they lived near Woden and Crystal Lake and in 1916 bought the Mrs. Miller cafe j here. After a few years they sold the cafe and since then Mr. Higgle farmed the Ben Major land near town while they kept their residence in town. j They have 10 living children, i Sid of Forest City, Ray of Crystal I Lake., Mrs. W. R. Sutcliffe, Andy, ' George, Charles, Mrs. Glenn Dunlap. Russell, and John, all living at Corwith and Mrs. Pearl Hanley of Rochester, Minn. A daughter, Mrs. May Kleist, died last year and two children died in infancy. They have 22 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. SWEETHEARTS OF CHILDHOOD MEET; MARRIED QUICKLY NEW HAMPTON, ((?}— Love is like that—at least for Jack Wright and Jane Gates, both of Rochester. Minn. Jack, who had known Jane in schrfol before he went to Alaska I for a gold stake, came back home to visit the other day. He met Jane in the lobby of the postoffice, and learning she wasn't mamed, proposed to her then and Ihere. Jane j accepted promptly. . They went from the postoffice to the marriage license bureau and found Minnesota requires a five- | day pause between me license and | the ceremony. So Jack and Jane caught the j train to New Hampton, arrived here at 2:20 a. r.i., got Deputy Court Clerk John H. Kelly out of bed to issue them a license, got Justice F. E. Sherwoon out of bed to marry them, with G. L. Sheehy, night policeman and C. W. Halterman, taxi driver, serving as witnesses, j Then Jack and Jane got a cafe | operator out of bed to serve ev- j erybody a wedding breakfast. "What's the hurry?" Jack was asked. "Why wait when you've made up your mind?" Jane answered for him. Club at Iowa Falls Backs Skating Rink IOWA FALLS — Two hundred and twenty-five dollars has been spent by the Iowa Falls boat club to sponsor and equip a skating rink for use of local boys and girls. Lighting, a warming house and a snow plow have been purchased to provide a saf; and successful rink for skating enthusiasts. WPA workers under the direction of Miss Kathleen Harper, recreational supervisor, are giving assistance in preparing the rink. Commodore C. C. Clarke reported Tuesday that since Sunday the ice has been too soft for skating. ,_____^__ ^ i President's Son Will Be Home for Holiday BOSTON, (IP) —A happier white house Christmas was in prospect as word spread that Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., probably would be home for the holidays after recovering from a combined streptococcus throat and ar. acute sinus infection. The president's son will join his fiancee, Miss Ethel duPont, in the executive mansion if present plans carry through and the hopes of his physician are realized. The serious nature of the young Harvard senior's illness was learned when Dr. George Loring Tobey, his physician, disclosed he "had been fighting a hemolytic streptococcus throat Many/have died from such an infection, some within a few hours. " ! New Demonstration Agent Selected for Mitchell and Floyd OSAGE, (iFl —Leno're Thome resigned Thursday as home demonstration agent in Mitchell and Floyd counties, effective Jan. 7. Marian Edwards of Winterset was | selected to succeed her. CHRISTMAS SALE OF SUITES 2 PIECES p IN MOHAIR ' New attractive desigiis in all over mohair. Several colors to choose from, reversible, cushions, beautiful wood carving's. $48.85 AND IT'S A MODERN SUITE Large size davenport and chair to match. Beautiful tapestry covering, combination colorings. Floor sample suite. Priced specially at this time. Rich-Beauty Marks This Suite Here'a a decided relief from the general run of new suites. It's streamlined, contrasting- upholstering. Special priced. „ $78.45 Outstanding Value—2 Pieces Several suites of this style in coverings of frieze mohair, ribbed mohair and curly mohair in beautiful all over coverings. Finest of. construction. $9350 [WE SUGGEST GIFTS IFOR THE HOME Round Mirrors—New A late arriva 1 in the newest and smartest of bedroom suites. This price includes a vanity, bed and chest. Special price for Friday, Saturday and Monday. $0475 Best of All — A New FRIGIDAIRE 3 Years to Pay Trade in Your Old Box r PHILCO RADIOSI $20.00 AND UP $100 Novel Design— Beauty Large size extension table. Five side chairs and one host chair. Also large size buffet. All five-ply veneered. Especially priced for clearance. PIANOS LOUNGE CHAIRS OCCASIONAL CHAIRS. ., CEDAR CHESTS §14*50 STUDIO COUCHES $Z4OU MIRRORS yltUU END TABLES °oC HASSOCKS ONLY t*OR£ i SHOPPING DAY* Low Priced—3 Pieces Vanity, bed and chest all included in this one low price. The newest modern design. Large roomy drawers. Dust proof construction. Special price. All Kinds TOYS DOLLS Vj Etc. Open An Account . Pay Next Year $5475 GAS STOVES KITCHEN CABINETS.. ELECTRIC WASHERS.. §33*50 ELECTRIC SWEEPERS.. $17«50 CARD TABLES $1*00 SILVERWARE INNER iPR. MATTRESS LUGGAGE OF ALL KINDS 32-PC. SET OF DISHES. . . <??«JV up $3.50 " d 9x12 WOOL RUGS $12*75 KNEEHOLE DESKS LAMPS—ALL KINDS. . BABY CRIBS BED SPRINGS OPEN EVENINGS UNTIL CHRISTMAS EVE BEGINNING TOMORROW NIGHT Graceful: Simple Lines of Design S66 75 This suite embodies all of those features which point to fine character and perfect design. Bed, chest and vanity priced for three days only, at New, Distinctive Suite, Only Credenza buffet, refectory top table—so ^ ^^ characteristic of English Period dining Qfl /ftf) suites: All 8 pieces including the six Wff i Uv chairs are yours tomorrow at this low \Jf m price. .Only »....., u Mi^f^iafffim The davenport of this suite is extra large and chair to match. Beautiful wood carving. Reversible cushions. All hand tailored. Special priced. Pieces Choir $5850 3 Pieces—Modern Veneering all beautifully matched on these three pieces. Has French ( plate mirror on vanity. Large chest ' of drawers and full sized bed. Suites Underprised The buffet, the extension table and six chairs in splendid walnut veneers. All matched. Changeable seat covers. Drawers made of oak. $8875 Pegged Maple! 3 Pieces Three pieces in maple. Large roomy chest. Pegged bed and vanity or dresser to match. Smart and new. Price special for three days. $4875 PAY NEXT YEAR You,Too / Wilf Acclaim Its Beauty! $8985 A late arrival which presents modern designers' latest interpretation. Richly veneered walnut. This price in- dudes eight pieces. All priced at g Pieces Add Any Item to Your Account WOLFS, SONS Open An Account Your Credit is Good Here

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