Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 31, 1936 · Page 120
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 120

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, December 31, 1936
Page 120
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12-Sec. B MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, DECEMBER 31 • 1936 1936 NEWS EVENTS IN MASON CITY AS TOLD BY PICTURES "CRACK SHOTS"—Sergt. Leo Allstot is shown explaining to Mason City policemen the use or the sub-machine gun at school of marksmanship. From left to right arc Alstot, Van Horn, Hrubetz,- Wood, Bruns, Schiffman, Fitzgerald, Studer, Pierce, Risacher, Johnson, Hamblin and Dunton. GREAT SPEECH JIMMY"— James Roosevelt on his second visit to Mason City this fall, shown with Ed Birmingham, Sioux City, state democratic committee chairman, and George Ludeman, Cerro Gordo county chairman. Mr. Roosevelt came to Mason City ,as the guest of E. G. Dunn, United States district attorney. DESTROY SLOT MACHINE— Patrolman Frank Sanford and Ray R. Oulman, superintendent of records, examining the remains of a slot machine they destroyed. WHEN TRANSFER TRUCK WENT WILD—A Cadwell truck loaded with merchandise got away from its driver, Wally Rose, on July 11 in the loading alley at the rear of the Co-Mo Photo company and crashed into a private garage and balanced it on a stone wall. "MUSICAL PROGRESS"—One of the floats in the hand festival parade held in Mason City last spring. Jacqueline Hanson and Bonnie Zack are holding trumpets. KEPT THEATER COOL—This air conditioning machine helped keep the Cecil theater cool in the hot weather last summer. It is shown above setting- an inspection at the time of its installation. Left to right are: Bf-rt Natkin, Des Moines; M. N. Blank, DCS Moines; Mrs. Emcrso;i Decker and Tom Arthur. c- ' W MORE SNOW EQUIPMENT— Cerro Gordo county supervisors rot ready for another winter by purchasing additional s n o w- plows. Three Oshkosh truck plows such as the above are helping keep the roads clear this winter. MAX BAER LOOKS "NATURAL"—The former boxing champion, left, stopped in Mason City in September ehrOXite from Des Moines to Sheldon. He is shown with his brother, Buddy, right, and manager, Ancil Hoff man. FOR "BETTER HOUSING"— Left to right above are L. D. Becket, state FHA manager, Lester Milligan, secretary of the Chamber of Commerce, and Mayor W. S. Wilcox just as the latter presented a proclamation in support of "Better Housing Days" in Mason City. PLOWING UNDER COPPER— Ten miles of copper wire were plowed under for the Globe-Gazette radio station. KGLO. Sidney Davis, chief engineer, is shown regulating the wire. ill IN MASON CITY—Gov. Alf Landon, republican nominee for president, stopped in Mason City for a brief address while on his campaign. #**• THE LAST RUN—O. C. Gundlach, veteran motorman on city's streetcar system, takes his leave as system in operation for'40 years gave way to buses in 1936. " / "GONE WITH THE WIND"— This was the way the North Iowa grandstand appeared on the morning: after the windstorm of Sunday evening, Sept. WHEN 225 WERE CONFIRMED —The procession to the church -»t the confirmation at St. Joseph's Catholic parishV May 11 by Archbishop Francis .1. Beckman of Dubuque, assisted by priests in Mason City and surrounding communities. DAMAGED BY LIGHTNING —Mrs. L. B. Rogers is shown pointing to a hole 20 feet long ripped by lightning in the ceil' Jng her apartment on the top floor of the Holahan building on the north side of Central park. The damage was caused by the windstorm on Sept. 6. GARFIELD SCHOOL LIKE NEW—One of the major construction projects of the year was the remodeling of the Garfield school, which was re»dy for classes again on Dec. 1.

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