Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 14, 1937 · Page 50
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 50

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, January 14, 1937
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TEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 14 • 1937 NOTED PIANISTS VISIT RECALLED Rubinstein Hailed When Heard in Burlington in Early Day. us by storm" last night. The wind blew a gale—a heavy ' sleet was falling, and trie streets were a mass of ice. Inside, however, the hall was brilliantly lighted for the occasion. A hush fell over the entire room when Rubinstein entered and acknowledged the warm applause by bowing stiffly. Aided by his three satellites. Rubinstein entertained his listeners for two and one-half hours. The instant he sat BURLINGTON—Abrilliant ar- j down he became master of the sit- ray of musicians, lecturers, and I uali , on ' Sometimes he tossed his actors performed in the opera ! lea ^ tack, passing a "vagrant houses of pioneer Io.- a . Thcy ! hand through ms bushy leonine formed a welcome relcf from an \ ! nan ,°' He otten raised high his otherwise drab existence and I hands and swooped down on the were usually well patronized. Few | £'. ano h ' te an eagle upon its prey." visits were more memorable than that of Anton Rubinstein at Burlington on Feb. 2G, 1873. The story j of this grand concert is told by Ben j Hur Wilson in a recent issue of j "The Palimpsest," The monthly | publication of the State Historical j society of Iowa. j /vi TN • i Hailed by the local press as'lhcjtjll JJerHCKS "greatest living in the world," Rubinstein came to Burlington with three other artists— Henri Wicninwski, the '"amous violinist; and two world-renowned singers, M'lle. Licbh irt. soprano, and M'lle. Ormeny, co/>T:aIto. Citizens from Burlington a.-ifl adjacent towns jammed into U-iion hall, which for a number of years was the center of the social, political, and cultural life. The night of the concert was extremely disagreeable. Th^ local reporter facetiously ren:arced that Rubintsein and his com^rfiiv "took Throughout the concert he held his listeners "trance-like, or at fever pitch." After the concert one man declared: "I never expected to hear such music, this side of heaver..'" Ice Storm in Missouri Fells Trees, Power Lines at Oklahoma Capital OKLAHOMA CITY. (UP) — Oklahoma's capital soon will be virtually an island in a sea of oil derricks. Already on three sides of the building and within a stone's throw at that, derricks have sprouted up almost overnight to drain the rich Wilcox sand of its black gold. Now the state board of affairs lias announced it will open the capital's last "oil frontier" by leas- Oldest Auto Driver in New England Is Woman at Age of 87 j NEWTON, Mass., (UP)—Miss' Elizabeth Beaman, 87, of Newtonville has been named "New England's Oldest Woman Driver." She passed 100 per cent the new compulsory Massachusetts driving test for all persons past 65. While she maneuvered her midget, car through the heavy downtown traffic, Miss Beaman said she thought that the drivers of 65 were the safer, as they-- don't take chances and drive slower. Miss Beaman, a former school teacher, believes any woman her age could manage an automobile if they could keep "doing things." "If you keep your faculties active by trying different things, it is surprising what can be accomplished," she said. H. L,. Gilmore, M. P. Haggard, L. | Overmyer, R. H. Miller and M. H. E, Linnan, J. C. Maudsley, J. F. i Falkenhainer. $61 <*&&% An ice storm, described by weather bureau officials as the "worst in 17 years," fells trees, telephone and electric power lines in Missouri. This is a scene at Columbia, Mo. To Relieve Bad Qough In a Hurry, Mix This at Home Better Results, and Saves Big Money. Easily Mixed. You'll never know lion- niik-klv and rafily you can oviTconv' couclis <W to folds', until you try this famous recip' 1 . It Rives you' four times as much couxli medicine for your money, mid you'll find it the finest thins you ever tried, for real relief. 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Chairman Lea Nichols of the board of affairs estimated that the j state would receive a $200,000 bonus besides one-fourth of the; : royalty obtained for the leases. i The suggestion has been made to the board that wells be drilled at an angle to drain oil believed to jl lMore Than Half of Men at L S. T. C. Do Outside Work | One Young Man Works 9* Hours Nightly; 20 on 8 Hour Schedules. be directly under The Oklahoma the capital. City "Mansion Field," named from Gov. E. W Marland's executive mansion which also is surrounded by producing well?, has brought thousands of dollars to the state through bonuses and royalty from wells on state land. il UJ. aCiL-UdV OU.1-.I. 1J v V-^ r*. -t H / young men of 1937 seems (J{ S on, /O, from a glance at a re- p ' ' CEDAR FALLS—That the pioneer spirit of self-help still lives with the probable from a glance at a re port on the employment of men i students at the Iowa State Teach- j ers college, released by Dean of Men Leslie I. Reed. The report shows that 55 per cent of the men at that institution are at present "working their way through college," either in fill, however," he went on to say, "whether they would. It's human nature for most people not to work any more than they have to. And that goes for studying, too." Drivers Beat Fog by Touch of Amber PORTLAND, Ore., (#>)—Oregon motorists have discovered a simple way of cleaving fog with their headlights. Instead of smearing such compounds as onion oil on their windshields, or lighting candles just inside the glass, they now wrap amber colored cellulose material over the lens. They say it works, the colored light overcoming much of the white mist. 'gS%\^' *t^ Smto°* * ttft* L ^s* ^?^rt» ft Yxxt» ^tS^*Sx« le'^CoVrt* 1 ^ \c<:£ \Vdba? *£ 'O*** 1 ^ k TVd*? t 1 r.o***t yxilM*' >*»•: yd$* '**3j Vott CO*T v& Dirst of Hampton Is Town Mutual Officer Three North lowans were elected officers of the Town Mutual Dwelling insurance company at the annual meeting held in Des Moines. B. Rees Jones is again president. Frank H. Dirst of Hampton was chosen secretary and R. J. Sullivan of New Hampton and R. Lloyd Young of Oelwein were named directors. Northwood Dies; Funeral Held NORTHWOOD—Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in Northwood Lutheran church for Olaus A. Olson. 76, life- part or in whole. Jobs range in j i ong resident of this vicinity, who nature from "peeling spud*"-- died Saturday at his home in and onions—to milking cows and Furniture Prices Will Be Higher When Replacement Stocks Are Bought $59.50 2 PC. Living Room Suite See These Fine Suites $59.50 8 PC. Wai. Dining Suite A Very Good Buy $59.50 4 PC. Modern Bedroom Suite A Super Value Prepared With the Finest and Largest Stock in our History—We Offer Exceptional Opportunities for Furniture Buyers to mending smashed thumbs in an industrial plant. Time schedules for steady employment range from one-half an hour to nine hours a day. The ! greatest number of men hold jobs ' calling for two and three hours .1 day. 20 Work S Hours Daily. Approximately 20 of the 321 employed men consider a college education so important that they are working 8 hours a day in addition to performing their school work, though some of them are on short! ened schdules. Fourteen men hold more than one job. One young man works nine hours each night. Men holding full-time jobs usually work ai night and oftentimes come straight to school at the close of the day's work. What sleep and studying I they do is from noon until the job ' begins in the evening. Most Work for Board. As far as remuneration is concerned, the greatest percentage of I the employed men work for board, | part board, or room, the report I indicated. Those that are paid in cash receive from 25 cents to 30 cents an hour, a rate set by the standards of the National Youth administration, government agency aiding needy students. Fulltime jobs with private concerns pay from $40 to S70 a month. Seventy-one of the men Northwood following an illness of several years during which he suffered three strokes. The Rev. William Tiede, pastor of Zion Lutheran church, conducted the rites in the absence of the Rev. J. W. Ylvisaker, pastor of North-1 wood Lutheran church, who is ill in Minneapolis. Burial was made | in Sunset Rest cemetery. Mr. Olson was born Oct. 25, 1860, in a log cabin in Silver Lake township. His parents were Austin and Gunlo Olson, pioneers of this vicinity. His father was a Civil war veteran and one of his eaily recollections as a child was his father's return from service, walking from Mason City to the farm west of Northwood. He worked with his father on the farm until 1889 when he entered the lumber business in which he was employed for 32 years. He also spent 13 years in farming during his adult life between periods of service in the lumber business, working for the Northwood Lumber, company, on his return to town until his health failed in recent'years. He was married June 15. 1891. to Caroline Kaasa, who survives him. To them were born seven children, all of whom are living; Mrs. Bliss Swensrud, Mrs. Lewis Flatness, Mrs. Herman Sandman, Mrs. Glen Thoen, and Clarence Peterson, 87, Buried. DECORAH — Funeral services were held for Joseph Peterson, 87, who died at the home of a nephew in Canoe township after a short illness of pneumonia. The services at the Ness end Fjelstul funeral home in Decorah were in charge of the Rev. Carl Losen. Later services wei/e held in the Hesper Lutheran church, with the Rev. Mr. Havneros officiating. Four brothers and a sister survive. Mrs. Rebecca Larsen, Crookston. Minn.; Peter and Lars, Decorah: Ole. Tos- I ten, Minn.; Isaac, of Hesper township. SPECIAL DRY-SKIN MIXTURE A NEVER. BEFORE SALE! 2 or. JAR R EG . S2 25 ""'1.00 REST OP THIS ONLY Miller Re-elected Bank Head. ALGONA—At the annual meeting of the Iowa State bank held Tuesday evening at Algona. R. H. Miller was re-elected president; H. R. Cowan, vice president: Harold Gilmore, cashier and F. L. Me- j Mahon, assistant cashier. Directors are H. R. Cowan, John Frank!, e-heQ r, . ture. Regula,. price $-> 2 5 n ? clal ^-^i" Mix- back to the regular nrie pl °r sal - e / or on] y SI. Then dried out. parched LH ?, ™ Ior lhe ski " iha'' s ^ springtime pliancy L ^ ? ned - Coaxes ' l ^ Dually absorbed He^ slm " Vitamin D The Merkel Co. Olson, all of Northwood; Mrs. A. are' Bjornestad, Albert Lea; and Oscar working under the national youth administration, the remainder of the 321 being employed by the college itself, or by numerous private homes, factories, or business houses. Public restaurants, cafes, and hotels use 47 of the students, while 38 others help in the commons, student center, and 22 of them do janitor work for the college. Oilier Jobs Listed. Other jobs include clerking and Oison, Mason City. There are 10 grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. Magnus Borg, resides in Northwood. Free Storage For Later Delivery Payment Plans As Liberal As Anywhere Evening Appointments Phone 3910 You Can Save From 25 to 40% By Buying Now Indian Native Rode Cycle for 69 Hours and Made No Stops HYDERABAD, India, (UP) — Rajagopal, an Indian student. selling, work in factories, on cycled continuously for 69 hours, newspapers, on farms and in the I 20 minutes and set up what is college library. believed to be a world's nonstop cycle record. Rajagopal became drowsy after cycling for 69 hours, and to keep him awake a band played, drums were beaten and fireworks set off. But 20 minutes later he was overcome by fatigue, wobbled and touched the ground with his left foot, thereby giving up the struggle. Sketched from stock Though 55 per cent of all the men enrolled are employed, the same is true of only 47 per cent of the freshman class. According to Dean Reed, freshmen are not encouraged to work outside school, because they need all their time to become accustomed to college work. In addition, the upper classmen. Dean Reed said, usually know where the jobs are and beat the freshmen to them. Dean Reed said that outside! work probably does affect grades. "Student workers probably could learn more if they didn't work outside," he declared, emphasizing the word "could." "It is doubt- TYLER-RYAN FURNITURE COMPANY 29 Second St. S. E. CHAPPED LIPS To quickly relieve chapping, roughneM, / cracking, apply MOthing, \ cooling Mentliolatunv. Give* COMFORT Daily Stop 9t! Stei mnoyanct fron ifltr-stave irritation. Civ: your face a treat with tile new MENTHOUTUM BRUSHLESS SHAVE tint sootllts anil tones the skin. The more tender your illn the more you will like this ti|J-to-tlie.miiiule cream. But if you are not Jellnhtcit. send tmnty carton >ntl tube to Mentholatum Come-any, Wichita, Kansas, for refund of purchase price int poitaie. Rockwell Kent Gives Art Judging Advice BERKELEY, Cal. (UP)—It is a mistake for people to try to find an explanation for works of art, according to Rockwell Kent, nationally known artist, whose works hang in the galleries of the Carnegie Institute at Pittsburgh and those on the estates of Henry Frick and Mrs. Payne Whitney. •'It is a mistake," he insists, "for the simple reason that as a rule there isn't any. II you .like a picture, keep it on your wall. If you don't, throw it out the window regardless of the vogue of the moment or the opinions of others." Asleep in Chair When Surprised on Birthday RUDD—William Schweizer was surprised Tuesday evening in honor of his birthday anniversary. He was asleep in his easy chair when a group oi 30 guests walked into the house. Five hundred was enjoyed, Mrs. Homer Moore and Ronald Lenz receiving high prizes and Louis Hoel the traveling prize. Crisp as a lettuce leaf! COTTON FROCKS As gay and fresh as new spring flowers and just as colorful! Simple, frilly or sophisticated . . . these dresses have as much style as your afternoon frocks. Princess lines, swing skirts, classic shirrfrocks, peasant smocking, lingerie touches and bright pipings. Fashioned of fine, fadeproof 80-square percale, they will keep you pretty and neat even in the midst of your household duties. WOMEN'S AND MISSES' SIZES Merkel's Economy Basement

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