Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 21, 1936 · Page 58
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 58

Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, December 21, 1936
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TWELVE MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, DECEMBER, 21 BJ 1936 Boyd R. R. Accident Findings to Be Made Public in One Week NEW HAMPTON—The findings of the interstate commerce commission, Iowa railroad commission and the officers of the Chicago Great Western railroad as to the cause of the fatal train crash at Boyd that killed five trainmen is expected within a week. The hearing was concluded Friday at St. Paul. Program to Be Wednesday. LITTLE CEDAR—The school Christmas program will be presented in the high school auditorium Wednesday afternoon by both grades and high school. After the program all will return to their rooms for an exchange of gifts. School will close for a 10 day vacation. Illinois will send seven new congressmen to the house. One of them, oddly enough, is a republican, who probably will spend most of his time explaining how he got there. — New Orleans Times-Picayune. Latimer State Bank to Pay Another Dividend LATIMER—The State .bank of Latimer announced -a payment of 30 per cent of the original amount on all trust certificates of this bank. At the time the bank reopened, 60 per cent of the depositors' funds were released and since that time two payments have been made on the remaining 40 per cent, a first payment of 10 per cent, a second payment of 30 per'cent last spring and with this payment 70 per cent of the trust fund of 40 per cent will have been paid. This will make a payment of 88 per cent of the total of the deposits at the time the State bank reopened. Fined After Street Fiffht. NEW HAMPTON — Edward Linkemeyer was fined S10 and costs here Friday night by F. E. Sherwood, justice of the peace, on a charge of disturbing the peace. He was arrested following a street fight after a dance early Friday. But if prosperity under the new deal continues, a "darned radical" will'be anybody who tries to change the deal.—Fountain-Inn Tribune. SPECIAL HOLIDAY FARES between till stations on The MINNEAPOLIS & ST. LOUIS R. R. COACH FAKES: One and one-half of the one-way coach fare for the round trip (1 and \<- cents per mile in each direction) minimum 50 cents. Low round trip coach tickets, also tickets good in sleeping cars to various points on connecting lines. Tickets on sale every day from Dec. 1 to Jan. 1, with return limit of SO days. Half fare for children of 5 and under 12 years of age. Week-End fares will continue in effect at one and one-half of the one-way coach fare for the round trip between all stations on the M. & St. L. R. K.: on sale each Friday, Saturday arid Sunday with return limit Monday. BUY TICKETS IN ADVANCE S. L. ZEA, Agent PHONE 203 CHARLES CITY NEWS Emma: What did you say? Bertha: / said that a full page announcement — telling about the gifts Mason City's first 1937 Baby will receive — is to appear in the Globe-Gazette's annual New Year's edition to be printed Thursday, December 31. Mrs. Root Dies on Birthday; Funerals of Three Announce! CHARLES CITY—Three funera services were held Monday. Th Rev. C. G.'Prottengeier, pastor o the Lutheran church, officiated a 2 p. m. at the Grossman funera home for E. A. Becker, 82, wh died Saturday morning A his'hom on Hart street after an illness o four \veeks. He was born in Ger many and came here 56 years ago Mr. Becker is survived by . si> children, Mrs. Amelia Sekander Mrs. Walter Blunt, Edward Beck er, all of Charles City; Mrs. Franl Dunbar, St. Paul, Minn.; Car Becker, Mitchell, S. Dak., an Chris Becker, Omaha. At the same hour, 'the Rev. F A. Artz officiated at the Hause funeral home for Mrs. Myrtl Root who died on her seventy seventh birthday at the home o her daughter, Mrs. A. H. McKin ney, 910 Clintn street.. Mrs. Roo suffered from heart trouble am her last illness lasted about month. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Gail Dodge Charles Ctiy, Mrs. Marie DeShane Tulsa, Okla., and Mrs. McKinney The body was to be taken to the Orchard cemetery for interment. Mrs. R. Susan Steffler, 82, died Saturday noon at the home of her son, Edward Steffler, 1902 Owens street, from an illness which lastec two years. Dr. J. M. Walters, pastor of the First M. E. church, was to officiate at the rites at the Grossman funeral home at 4 p m. Burial was to be in Riverside cemetery. She is survived by five children, Frank, Edward, Mrs Flora Perry and Mrs. Gus Matteson, all of Charles City and Mrs. Ed Harford, Casper, Wyo. Many Charles City Students Arriving Home for Vacations CHARLES CITY—Some of the 55 Charles City students who are attending college are arriving home daily for the Christmas vacation. Marion Johnson, a student at Drake university, came Monday morning from Chicago where she attended the Stephens college dance. Students from Iowa City include Mary Lou McQmllen, Keith Wilcox, Alfred Beardmore, Robert Kelleher, Donald Smith, Kenneth Parish, Sheila Bunze, Selby Lightbody. Albert Fillenwarth, Marvin Kuhn and Gilbert Aurenger. Carl Magdsick. Merrill Smith, Jr., Mary Lou Magrt.s;;ck and Harold High are expected tomorrow from Grinnell. Those arriving from Ames include Allen Sheldon, J?;nes Stiehl, Don Parrish, John Salsbury, Hugh Lightbody, Russell Winterink, Frances Salsbury, Robert and Allen Sar and Imogene Hauser. Jean Holland and Rose Ann Bulawa, students at Mount Mercy college, Cedar Rapids, arrived last week. From Upper Iowa university Verna Koehelr and Kenneth Coacher came to join their parents. Jean Everhart and Mary McCray came from Stephens college, Columbia, Mo., last week. From Chicago came Chandler Smiin, Lake Forest academy and Jane Gougli, Rosary college. Those arriving from Iowa State Teachers college are Dorothy Chapler. Duncan Lampman, Charles Monroe, Virgil Fluegel Stanley Benz, Marie Frankenfield, Wilma Hinkley, George Edwards and Geraldine Eckhoff. Stalin is a success. His idea was to make a common man as free and prosperous as a czar, and he is.—Wisconsin State Journal. GIVE CHEESE FOR CHRISTMAS SOKINDSOFCHtfcSt 24 flWT ST.S.t MAJON CITY Attention Everybody! Mason City Stores WILL CLOSE AT 6:00 P. M. Christmas Eve Thursday, Dec. 24 Fitzgerald, Mason City, Directs Male Chorus in Concert CHARLES CITY—There was a large crowd at the sixth annual Christmas concert given by .the Charles City Male chorus Sunday evening in the high school .auditorium. John J. Fitzgerald, Mason City, was the director and Earl Stewart, Charles City v played the accompaniments. The • chorus is. made up of businessmen who have practiced faithfully under .a 'director since the organization. They^ give-two concerts each year, the Christmas appearance and.another during the mid-year. ' This 1 program climaxed a day filled with , beautiful . Christmas music. The evening services in. the churches. were omitted in order that the members might attend the concert. Special musical features were' introduced in the . morning services by the choirs who presented programs carrying out the theme of the nativity. There was a twilight sermon In Grace Episcopal church by the Rev. James H. Dew Brittain, Independence after which there was a Christmas party for the choir. Charles City Briefs CHARLES CITY—C. C. Smith, secretary and treasurer of the Sherman Nursery company, returned from -Des Moines where he was re-elected secretary and treasurer of the Iowa Nurseryman's association. A marriage license was issued to Norman A. Jacobsbn; Zumbrota, Minn., and Ruth E. Nygren, Red Wing, Minn. Mr. Jacobson is attending the Salsbu.ry Poultry school.. ' • ' Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Ellis end son, Harlan, Hartford, Conn., will leave tomorrow for New Orleans, La., where they will spend Christmas with Mr. Sllis' fiance, Miss Zelia Perkins and her mother, Mrs. Harry Barth, Marble Rock, :iad a major operation in the Cedar Valley hospital Saturday. Martin Sar ahs purchased the ]ome of the late Catherine Stephens, 407 Howard street. Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Dana, Nashua, are the parents of a daughter. >orn in the Cedar Valley hospital, j Fred Hoeft was taken to the lospital in New Hampton to receive treatment for 3 kz-^rt ailment Mrs. Charles Wilson spent the week-end in Mason City as a guest of a group jncluding her former associate teachers in the Mason City schools. Mrs. Charles Baumgardner of Manchester, accompanied her. Sheriff B. F. Atherton filed a charge of larceny against Gerald Samist who completed a 30 day ail sentence Friday. It is claimed Earnist stole four one dollar bills rom the filling station cash reg- ster of Linn Cheney, Rock Grave ownship. Candlelight Service at Garner Planned GARNER—A candle light ser- icc under the leadership of Mrs. Arline Lee Sunday evening, 7:30 'clock, is planned at the United resbyterian church. Mrs, Clint Daniels will play a prelude and a irocessional. "Joy to the World" iy the adult and junior choirs is ncluded. Robert Broms and the unior choir 1 will sing, "I Heard he Bells on Christmas Day" and Fairest Lord Jesus." Miss Lucile Wesson will present a solo, "The | •loly Mother Sings." Mrs. Roy Quintus and the choir will give Nazareth" by Gounod's. O. N. ohnston, C. Daniels, Scott Pollock nd Clark Pollock will sing "Beth- ehem's Star." Mr. Daniels will ccompany with a violin obligate. Mrs. C. V. Hamilton will read Christmas poetry, the Woman's horus, "The'Virgin's Lullaby" and /Irs. W. A. Thompson and the hoir will give "Sing, Oh Heaven." Greene Students Home for Vacations Named GREENE—Students of the various colleges who are home lor Christmas vacation at Greene are as follows: From State Teachers at Cedar Falls, Raymond and Paul Cheney, Robert Curtis, Cleo Detra, Lucille Downs, J. L. Jewell, Betty Kester, Herbert Hamilton, Marjorie Hansen, Phyllis Moon, Dorothy Schwartz; from-doe at Cedar Rapids: 'Mary E. Ellis, Thomas Knight, Leslie Munneke, Mary V. Pooley, Ruth and Ray Watterson and Jean Wilson; Marjorie Newcomer from Drake; Margaret Dailey and Angela Shekleton from St. Catherines, St. Paul, Minn.; Mary Louise Stager and Frank Gorman from the University of Minnesota and Robert Mead School of Pharmacy at Des Moines. Mrs. Inwards Funeral Is Held at Riceville RICEVILLE — Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Inwards were held at the Baptist church Friday afternoon conducted by the Rev. Mr. Bodenham. who was assisted by the Rev. Mr. • Eaton. Of her nine 'living children seven were in attendance. These were Fred and Robert of Parkers Prairie, Minn., Walter of Brainerd, Minn.;.Rose, May, William and Albert of Riceville. Olive and Frank, who live in Washington state, were unable to come. The oldest daughter, Lillian, died' several years ago. But a federal judge never withdraws a court order "to prevent violence" if only one mam threatens to be tough.— Dubuque Tele- Those last buky days are here and although we have sold loads of toys we still have lots of clean, desirable toys from which to choose. These last few days will deplete our stocks quickly so we urge you to come in as soon as possible and make your selection. We do not want to disappoint you. Don't forget the stores will close at 6 o'clock on Christmas eve. STICK STACK, 25c A game of skill that appeals to adults, just as much as youngsters. For 2 or more players. and $4.98 Beautiful dolls' with lovely curls and real'eyelashes, whose eyes open and close. Daintily dressed in organdy with white shoes and stockings. The doll Ihat little girls dream about! Educational Toys for preschool children, 25c to $1. Children's Books, lOc, 25c and $1. Games, 19c. 25c to $1.00 SanU and Mickej Mouse will be in Toy- land Monday, : Tuesday and Wednesday evenings of this week from 7:00 to 8:30 and Wed. and Thurs. after n o o n s from 2:30 to 4:30. ELECTRIC QUESTIONER, $1 The play way to knowledge. Put a card on the pins of the questioner, select a question, and place cord tip in the hole. A group oJ: answers are on the other end of the card. When you think you have the; right answer insert the tip of ' the other cord in the hole, and if you are right you will hear" a mysterious buzz. PING PONG AND TABLE TENNIS SETS $1 to $5 An interesting and active game for both grown ups and children. All but the $1 size set have 4 rackets, a net, and several balls. The dollar size lies only two rackets. The Ping Pong set has a book of laws as amended and adopted by the American Ping Pong association. TELEGRAPH SET $1.00 Tap out a message on- this telegraph set just like a real operator. This is a Tri-Signal set having telegraphy, wireless and blinker signals,, and is latest and most improved junior signaling' device. Simple enough for a child and complete enough lor a telegrapher. New Gilbert CHEMISTRY LABORATORY Boys, you car, do real chemical research with this new Gilbert set. A handsome two-door Basswood laboratory cabinet with five feet of metal shelf and test tube racks. 67 pieces of chemicals and apparatus. With it you can learn how to bleach flowers, make sparklers, turn a lemon into an electric cell and perform over 400 other dazzling experiments. ERECTOR SETS $1 to $5 Every boy ough^to have one. A model-building set with a real electric engine. New solid steel base plates, • New giant girders. New colors. This erector set builds magnetic cranes —drawbridges—dump trucks and dozens of other things. Hook them up with the electric engine and they hum with action. Gilbert Big Boy TOOL CHEST $1 and $5 Sets The chest is chock-full of veal craftsmen's insti'imicnls. Great steel saws that bite through wood like a' knife through butter. Hammers that drive nails home in a hurry. Chisels, braces and lots of other useful tools. SOCK-0 98c A noisy dice .game for rowdies. Best for 5, but fun for 3 or 4. A rowdy dice game that's guaranteed to make the quietest party a madhouse, and the calmest people nervous wrecks. She drinks, sleeps and wets like a real baby! DY-DEE DOLL $A08 $C98 $750 fc^»— A B . . m —— *— ^j— m —— , You can purchase separate layettes for all sizes of Dy-Dee Dolls at SI. The most human baby-doll ever born! Your little girl -will adore her. Complete set with doll includes a layette, bottle and box. MERKEL'S TOYLAND

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