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1G Sept. 24, . 1949 Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason Cfly, I*. Mason City Calendar SUNDAY—North Central Iowa Rod and Gun club 6th annual field day, south of Taylor bridge on Wlnncbago river. OCT. 11—Woman's club, First Methodist church, 2:15 p. in., John Vandercook, speaker. OCT. 9 to 15—National Business Women's week. OCT. 11—"The Hour of Charm," Phil Spitalny and .his all-girl orchestra, Roosevelt fieldhouse, 8:30 p. m. OCT. 20—Community Chest team officers' instruction meeting, V. M. C. A., 7:29 p. m. OCT. 22—El Kaliir temple ceremonial, northeast Iowa, at Roosevelt field- house. OCT. 21—Community Chest general solicitation klckolt, Y. M. C. A., 5:59 p. m. OCT. 24—Charles Eagle Plume addresses Executives club at Hotel Hanford at 6:30 p. m. NOV. a—Community C h e s t campaign final report, Y. W. C. A.. 5:59 p. m. NOV. 2—First number In Community Concert series, Albert Spaldlng, violinist, high Echool auditorium, 8:15 p. m. NOV. 3—New York Civic Opera presentation ot "Carmen" at Roosevelt field- house. - under Exchange club' sponsorship. NOV. S —Free Christian Science lecture by Earl E. Simms, C. S., of Austin, Tex., at Monroe Junior high school auditorium, 8:15 p. m. NOV. 25-2U—Farm drainage contractors and tilers conference sponsored by Mason City Brick & Tile company. DEC. l>-7—Iowa State Vegetable Growers association. DEC. 12—Chamber of Commerce annual meeting—Christmas party. JAN. 10—Woman's club presents Robert Magidoff, First Methodist church, 8 p. m. JAN. 30—Community Concert, Columbia Grand Opera Quartet, high school auditorium, 8:15 p. m. FEB. 27—Community Concert, Sigi Wels- lenberg, pianist, high school auditorium, 8:15 p. m. Allot Million Bushels Corn Storage 4 Additional Quonsets for Cerro Gordo Total Still Below 1948 Corn Sealed More than a million bushels o new government storage for corn will be available in another mpntt under contracts already let,' ac cording to Clarence E. Ulum Swaledale, fieldman for 9 coun ties in North Iowa for the pro- # S TR>AWC By E. A. N. ^/ * * * * * '* * Vivid Memories The disastrous fire on the Nor- onic brought back vivid memories o many North lowans who have enjoyed pleasant vacation trips on board this elegant lake ship. Morgan J. McEnaney's memory o£ the boat goes back to 1914, the Showing Which Way the Wind Blows * * #.' Champion Maker Howard Barker, Mason City high school wrestling coach, is featured in a recent issue of Body Builder magazine as the "Maker of Champions." The article is written by Johnnie Hordiness, Sampson, Ni Y., who was origin- ductipn and istration. marketing admin- Globe-Gazette Photo GETTING A "SERIES" SCENT—W. R. "Bill" Strong had to buy the roses for the scorekeepers at the Y. M. C. A. membership drive report meeting Friday night. Strong, act- keepers ing president of the American league, found his forces trailing those of Dan Klempnauer of the Nationals and thus the purchase. A final meeting Monday will determine the world series entries. Scorekeepers, left to right, front row, Rosemarie Menzel Mrs. Joe Whalen, Phyllis Lundquist, Janet Hengesteg; 2nd row, Arlene Rivedal, Mrs. M. b. Ulay- burg Mrs. Cliff Hamblin, Ruby Anderson, Ruth Truza and Mary Sheeny. HERE IN MASON, CITY Miss Elizabeth Wyss of Fort Dodge will speak to the Rotary club Monday at. the club's regular luncheon meeting at Hotel Hanford. Her topic is "Public Health of the State, What Has Been Done and What Should Be Done." Miss Wyss is the district state public health director. Antiques. 933 N. Van Buren. "Man Behind the Hero" is the subject of this week's drama in the Red Cross "Errand of Mercy' series. It may be heard on CBS- KGLO at 1:30 p. m. Sunday. See Spred Satin ad in "Life." Get Spred Satin at Paynes. . Howard O'Leary and Miss Florence O'Leary have gone to Sewickley, Pa., for the funeral of Mrs. Elmer O'Leary, wife of their brother. The services were to be held Saturday at Sewickley. Let Red Star Oil company service your fuel oil needs this winter. Special quantity rates. Ph. 1328. A special board meeting of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce will be held at the Hotel Hanford Monday noon, President F. J. Ol- .son announced. The Rev. R. L. Williams, pastor of the First Christian church, is scheduled to be rally day speaker at Grace Evangelical church service at 10 a. m. Sunday. St. Mary's Church, Corwith, chicken dinner, Sunday, Sept. 25 Serving starts at 5 p. m. Legion Hall, Corwith, Iowa. Adult tickets $1. The Rev. R. L. Williams was scheduled to speak on "God and Our Teachers" at the recognition service for Sunday school officer and teachers at the First Christian church at 10:30 a. m. Sunday. North Iowa Builders Exchang •will hold its first fall meeting at the'V. F, W. club, at 6:30 p. m.," Monday, according to Dave Randall, president. Tom Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Anderson, 419 First S. E., has been pledged to Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity following the annual fall rush week at Drake university, Des Moines. The Home Work Shop club meeting will be held at the Manual Arts Building Monday at 7:30 p. m. Mrs. P. A. Anderson, 77, of 610 Delaware N. E., is at the Mercy hospital, undergoing treatment for a hip fracture received in a fall at her home. Mr. and Mrs. Alton Anderson, Deronda, Wis., and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Anderson, Des Moines, visited her. Her daughter, Mrs. Thelma Olsen, Albert Lea, has been with her. Lutherans in Welfare Fund Appeal Here Kickoff Meeting ' Held ( at Clear Lake The annual appeal for funds for the work of the Lutheran Welfare society will be presented to 100 Lutheran congregations in 13 North Iowa counties in the coming week. Details of the campaign were presented to nearly 200 persons at a campaign kickoff dinner at the All Veterans Social Center in Clear Lake Friday evening. The Rev. Douglas L. Jacobson Ames, superintendent of the new Beloit children's home, pointed out how the work of the Lutheran Welfare and his institutioi Good Samaritan Home Is Now Going Concern, Trustees Say interlock. "The Lutheran Welfare," he aid, "is a demonstration of the aith we hold and a translation o he gospel of Jesus Christ into a anguage the people understand. "Your gift, laid on the offering for Lutheran Welfare in your church may be a cup of cold water to one who is thirsty, a visit to the prison to minister unto one in need, clothing to the naked or food for the hungry." Judge Butler Speaks Judge W. P. Butler, Mason City, 1st floor Dedication Planned for Oct. 9 The Good Samaritan home in Mason City is now an accomplished fact with 21 patients in residence and the building more than half completed, it was reported Saturday by the board of trustees for the home's building fund. The conditions under which the trust fund was established a year ago have been more than complied with, the trustees decided in authorizing that it be dissolved and the money be made available for completing the building. Dr. Draper Long, secretary- treasurer, was authorized to write a check for the balance in the fund. Dr. George M. Crabb was chairman of the meeting, as president of the board. Other members present included Mayor Howard E. Bruce and John Gallagher. Reports on Progress The Rev. E. M. Mueller, superintendent of the home, at the board session discussed progress made during the last year in the construction and fund raising campaign. He reported: 1. Approximately $72,000 already has been raised. There are $7,000 out in promissory notes and Y.M.C.A. Top in 2nd Report One team in the Y. M. C. A. membership drive went over the top in the 2nd report meeting held Friday night. The Clayburg Indians hit 100.2 per cent of then- quota and the Chenault Pirates were a good 2nd with 94 per cent. The teams are in opposite "baseball leagues" of the drive. Commissioner Fred Heneman declared all players in the minors "free agents" Friday, meaning any of them can sign anyone to a "Y contract." Previously iherc have been keepoff lists which prevented one solicitor from seeing those prospects on the list of another. An all-star team of 9 players and a manager will be named Monday and the 2 clubs to make the world series will be known after the final report. The Indians shot iar out ii front of the American league pack. Their nearest rivals were Orviile Knutson's Red Sox who were fielding a .540 mark. In^ 3rd was Ivan Barnes Athletics' with I 49Q. John Davis' New York Yan kees were 4th at .470. Darland' White Sox had .330 and Tate' Tigers, .290. I Closely challenging the Pirate in the National, were the Da The PMA has allotted 72 additional quonset type storage bins to the 9 counties, Ulum said, including 4 for Cerro Gordo. They are 40 by 100 feet and have a capacity of 40,100 bushels each. The CCC new storage bins allotted by counties and the total new storage for each were listed by Ulum as follows: Calhoun, 16, 2,344,000; Cerro Gordo, 4, 1,003,700; Franklin, 6, 807,600; Humboldt, 8, 1,476,310; Pocahontas, 12, 1,751,420; Webster, 16, 2,644,700; Winnebago, 2, 1,114,852; Worth, 2, 529,230, and Wright, 6, 1,834,260. \jt. tiiv- M\JI* \ &«»••"• —• — •--- -— —,-—-., -- |js*i**jjfc*v*«i •-•— -j _, i. • 4. year after the ship was launched, a t 0 r of the Mr. America .contest. '- - i ~ ! - ~- The article says "Year in and out his teams are the foremost In the state and the .past season his varsity won the Iowa state-title. He is one of the very few sue- cessful coaches in America who never participated in the sport. Some of the outstanding mat-, men Barker has developed were listed: Tom Rurneliote, beaten only once in 3 years; Or in Thompson, who with Rumeliote was a national AAU runnerup in '37; Bob Gamble, later killed in the air over Germany; Cecil Mott, Iowa Falls coach who was NCAA champ for Iowa Teachers; George Hagens and Al Stoecker, later Big 6 champs for Iowa State; LeRoy Alitz, Osage coach who was place winner in several national tour- nies for the Iowa Tutors; Lloyd Wilson, McKinley high of Cedar Rapids c'oach who starred at Teachers; Harold-Mott, .Hampton coach, and Floyd Oglesby, atpres- when his family made a trip on the then new boat. "In the summer of 1914 my father must have had a good year in the grain market as he took mother and the 3 McEnaneys .on a Great Lakes trip from Duluth to Buffalo. At'that time the 'Norohic' plied between Duluth and Sarriia," said McEnaney, who formerly lived in Waucoma. "There were 3 sister ships: The 'Noronic,' the 'Hamonic/ which burned in 1945, and the 'Huronic,' all operated by the Canadian Steamship Lines. The 'Noronic' was the largest of the sister ships, in fact, the largest boat on the lakes, On various trips we rode on all 3 sister ships as well as the American boats, the large 'City of Cleveland' and the 'City of Detroit.' Shortly after we boarded the Nononic for our first trip, word got around that the unusually large vessel for the Lakes was top heavy and had badly listed in her trial runs the year before. This spoiled the. .trip for mother but not for the rest of us. Ulum emphasized that even "It seems but yesterday that with the additional storage it is (midsummer day in IQl^when the mperative that farmers plan for German army invaded little isel- esealing their 1948 corn on their gium and British 'Redcoats, at wn farms. In Cerro Gordo coun- that time they did wear the scar- v for example, there are ap- let coats, checked all passengers pr'oximately 1,900,000 bushels un- and their possessions on the Nor- , r sea i. onic' as the boat passed through The county will have govern- the old Soo Locks on the Cana- ment and elevator storage for dian side. ment and elevator siorage ior man siae. • ... , to a f more than H million bushels, ac- The 'Noromc' was a .beautiful cording to Elmer W. Krause, AAA boat, loved by all who enjoyed her ent a Tutor mat ace-, and Red Martin, all-navy champion, now a chief in submarine service. Alsp recognized were. Kenny Meacham and Dean Shunkwiler, present state titleholders; Bill Oglesby and Snip TMalan, runners- up; and Jack Squires, 3rd place winner, now at Cedar Falls. "So many have become interested in the sport that meets have been moved from the high school fieldhouse," • the story con"Barker is not only a to Elmer W. Krause, AAA boat, loved by all wno enjoyea nei. teacher and CO ach, he is an out- unuiL, lia n, but he also noted that resplendent accommodations, ana standing psychologist who under- this is insufficient even for the truly the queen of the Lakes, isfte stands the pr 6 b i e ms of each boy. cording chairman 1948 corn now under seal. will be missed from Duluth to T<J V-UAX* *l\J »* u*i*w^.» — — — -• - I " --- J J. The new government bins, he Toronto and on to said, will include 110 steel bins like those built by the CCC be- Ston&'s article and excel- THE REV. E. M. MUELLER : argo Session expressed the appreciation of the district court for the work the society is doing, particularly among older children needing counsel and guidance. He urged the Lutheran constituency to give generously in order that this work may continue, George Westby, Des Moines, state executive director, brought greetings branches Lutheran from the other 6 which make up the Welfare 'society and Vernon Dotson Takes Position at Tipton Vernon Dotson, DeWitt and formerly of Mason City, has accepted the position of manager of the Farm Service company at Tipton, according to word received here Saturday. Before going to DeWitt 3 years ago Dotson was employed at the First National bank ;n Mason City. He has been active in farm service and Farm Bureau work in Clinton county since. Mrs. Dotson and their children, Terry and Dennis Michael, will move to Tipton from DeWitt as soon as living quarters are available. commended the North Central branch, which has its headquarters in Mason City, for the quality of service given in North Iowa. Dr. A. J. R Stueland, Mason City, campaign chairman for the north central area, • expressed gratitude to the county chairmen for their part in this year's campaign. He presented to Miss Ida Rorem, north central branch director, checks for approximately $250 mailed to him by friends and church, organization to start off the campaign. All county chairmen were present. They are: Butler and Floyd, the Rev. W. Pfeffer, Nora Springs; Cerro Gordo, Orville Knutson; Clay and Dickinson, the Rev. W. Gordon Snedsrud, Milford; Franklin, Herluf Ytzen, Hampton; Emmet, the-Rev. C. B. Gunderson, Wallingford; Hancock, Fred Missal, Garner; Mitchell, Mrs. Rena J. Tesch, Osage; Palo Alto, the Rev. S. B. Knudson, Ruthven; Winnebago, S. T. Tweed, Forest City, and Worth, Clarence pledges and $1,000 in the trust fund. 2. The building is more than half completed and. half paid for. 3. The basement, central and east wings of the first floor are completed except for floor coverings and the north wing will be completed within 2 weeks Heating and plumbing already have been extended to the 2nd floor. 4. The home now has 21 pa tients and the first floor when the north wing is completed wil house 35 patients. Asset to Community 5. It is the aim to complete In entire structure in 1950 and $75, 000 more will be needed. 6. The Mason City home wil be the largest of the Good Samar itan society in Iowa but it i planned to start smaller homes a about every 70 miles in Iowa. Open house and dedication o: the main floor will take plac Sunday, Oct. 9, at 3 p. m., M Mueller announced. He stresse I Weber's Giants .400, Decker's | Cardinals .300 and the Campbell Phillies way back at .120. lore the war. They have a ca- i en t pictures on Drake university pacity of 3,350 bushels each and Ul the October Holiday brought will bo distributed throughout nostalgic memories and happy as- the county. Four quonsets of Uociations to many a North lowan. 40.100 bushels capacity each are A picture of a pillow fight in an' being built in Mason City, 2 will I Alpha Chi Omega house room, pic- be at Portland, 2 at Thornton andU U ring Clarice Christian was of 2 at Hurley. special interest to Mr. and Mrs. At the road intersection with George Paschen, 3 Willow drive. highway 18 about 2 miles east of Their daughter, Mary* Jean, was Clear Lake will be built 28 alum- j us t pledged to Chi Omega. inum bins 16i feet in diameter * and 24i feet high with a capacity L, • r of 4,400 bushels each. Thirty of WOUr OT the same type bins but only 20 "it wa s when I first noticed the feet high will be divided between international clouds darkening Dougherty, Rockwell and Bur- that I decided on the step of open- His. qualities rank him as one of the outstanding mat coaches- in America today." * The Los Angeles Mirror one day this week carried in its center spread a full page of pictures on Meredith Willsou's new hobby with this explanation: "Meredith Willson of NBC has a nice little hobby. He collects miniature musicians, some of which are shown here. Above, smallest , piece, gths inch - high guitarist. Left, an 18th century drawing room group by an 18th century manuscript. Below Willson's most prized figure—a statuette of court musicians of the Mueller. Equitable of Iowa 4 North lowans Assets $390 Million C ^-^,V. nnf A Des Moines, (/P)—The Equitable On jOCieiy DOOru Life i nsura nce company of Iowa The Rev E M. Mueller of Ma- has assets in excess of $390,000,on City was elected assistant su- 000, the company has reported, erintendent of the Good Samari- The report was given to the board an Society at the annual meeting of trustees at a meeting Friday, f the Evangelical Lutheran Good Total insurance in force as of Samaritan Society at Fargo, N. Aug. 31, was reported as $1,019,Dak. 328,382. Members of the board He returned to Mason City Fri- included Robert B. Adams, Ode- chinal, Krause said. The 58 aluminum bins are to be erected by Oct. 15 by the manufacturer, according to contract. day following the meeting and an- Hanford MacNider, Mason , nounced the board members elcc- ciiy, and Fred L. Maytag, II, ted from this community. Newton. They are the Rev. Alf W. Jor- I genson, Northwood; the Rev. O. I f * hura Jeweler Seim Thompson; N. B. Anderson, | cmmersuury jewcici Waukon.. The Rev. Hoeger, Heart Attack Victim Fargo, was re-elected superintend- | Emmetsburg — Harry Phii'fner, 70, Emmetsburg jeweler who hac ent of the society. All 18 of the homes reported hi' V ed here over 50 years, died fine progress, according to Mr. su ddenly of a heart attack at an Mueller. Emmetsburg hospital Saturday The society has taken over the morn i n g. He leaves the widow and new hospital at Waukon (Veterans 2 daughters, Mrs. George Schlieff, Memorial Hospital) now under of Rochester, Minn., and Miss construction. It.will be comp.leted Rosalind at home. Cub Scout Pack 12 to Be Re-Organized at Meeting Monday Cub Scout Pack No. 12, sponsored by Roosevelt Elementary PTA, will hold a roundup meeting Monday at 7:30 p. m. at the school gym. The meeting will be-for the purpose of re-organizing the Pack and Dens to include the 8 year olds now eligible for cubbing under the new national scout rule. A representative of the scout office will be there. Boys of 8-9-10 years of age, and 11 year olds active last year, are eligible to participate. Boys interested should be there with their parents. about April 1. however, that the home is 'ope to visitors at any time. The trustees were agreeably surprised at the progress made during the last year. Dr. Long reported, and Mr. Mueller as well as the community is to be congratulated for converting into an asset for the city a building which stood as an empty, half finished eyesore for so many years. Huus, Northwood. Tribute to Mostrom to improve it wherever and whenever the opportunity presents itself. To do this required education among our laymen and The chairmen were introduced j pport on the part of at the opening of the meeting by membership of several Luth- Mr. Missal, who is chairman of eran as organized as a vol . the north central .branch, who non-orofit agency to do then paid a mirai pran«i, w»u u t non-profit agency high tribute to the . •»' . „ Rev. R- K. Mostrom, Clear Lake, ^ h i owan - s he maintained for the contributions he has made' to the Lutheran «? ip G has , m£ ? a ^ are living in the midst of plenty. Welfare during 1<TP ». . „.,_ a ~ ne , rn i,c\ v O f If we but give generously of his pastorate at Clear Lake. Mr. our surplus we can fulfill our Mostrom, who is to leave soon for obli g ation to those less fortunate a pastorate at St. Paul, Minn, was with5QUt sacr ifi c ing," he said. "The Australia's -coastline, including Tasmania, is 12,210 miles long— 200 miles longer than the seaboard of the United States. General Machine Shop and Welding Work CENTENNIAL TOOL & MACHINE CO. 120 First St., N. E. Phone 381 , . referred to as one of the P'l'afs lca for £riends anc i tunAs will in Lutheran Welfare work both * Qt bg in vain because we care in North .Iowa and throughout the about nog i cc ted children, for the ill, for unmarried mothers, for those in hospitals and institutions persons torn from STOKOL COAL STOKER Uniform and Clean Heat Wagner Coal Co. Phone 986 state as a member of the state board of the society. Chairman Missal then turned d the meeting over to Pastor Mos- thelr homes . trom, who served as toastmaster Last year 500 homes were pro- for the evening's program, which vided for cnildren through the included 2 'vocal solos by Gladys Luthera n Welfare and in the first Egertson, member of the Mason 9 mon t ns of 194D 370 more have City staff, who sang "Suffer the becn cared for Little Children to Come Unto fut"of ai His Own."* ^ I Foreign mail flying was inaugu- 'The Rev 'Fred Darnauer, La- rated by a Seattle company, the kota, introduced 2 displaced per- Northwest Air Service U started sons Mr. and Mrs. Evald Rcbaue, f lying mail from Seattle to Victoi- who came from Latvia and are|ia,.B. C., Canada, in 1920. now living on a farm near Lakota, and their sponsoring agents, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Christ, Lakota. Invocation was by the Rev. Stanley Knutson, Ruthven, and closing prayer by Pastor Darnauer. Missal on KGLO KGLO forum listeners Friday afternoon heard Chairman Missal present the cause of the Lutheran Welfare fund campaign. The Lutheran Welfare society of Iowa is now 10 years old and in that time has built up an enviable reputation, Missal stated "We must Strive to maintain this high standard of service and Sunday School Talks Planned The 2nd annual North Central Sunday school convention will be held at the Hotel Hanford Tuesday and Wednesday, under the sponsorship of the Free Methodist churches of Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Convention rooms will be in the Hotel Hanford and the evening services will be held in the Wedgewood Room. On the program there will be such nationally known workers as the Rev. R. R.-Brown, radio minister of Omaha, Nebr.; the Rev. Leroy McDowell, of Mars Hill church, Indianapolis; the Rev. A. L Brown r general Sunday school secretary of the Free Methodist church, Winona Lake, Ind.; and the Rev. Russell Kingsley, Ridgeway, Wis. To Be One Day This convention will be only 2 nights and 1 day, but packed full o£ interesting material and helpful suggestions for Sunday school workers, according to the sponsors. Sectional meetings, problem periods, child evangelism, and musical emphasis will be taken up. The convention will start with a fellowship banquet at 5:30 p. m. Tuesday. The banquet will be open to the public, but reservations should be made by calling the Rev. E. L. Bailey of the Free Methodist church of Mason City. To Address Group The Rev. R. R. Brown of Omaha will address the group in the evening service to follow at 7:30 p. m. His subject will be "The Sunday School Challenge." The Rev. Leroy McDowell of Indianapolis will talk on "A Child Centered Sunday School" at 8:30 a. m. Wednesday. The Rev. Mr. Brown will talk again at 1:45 p. m. Wednesday on "The Sunday School, in the Community" and the Rev. Mr. McDowell at 8:15 p. m. Wednesday on "Consecrating Ourselves to the Task." Samuel B. DeArmoun Rites Held; Burial at Dumont Cemetery Funeral services for Samuel B. DeArmoun, 75, who died Wednesday, following a lingering illness, were held Friday afternoon at the Major Memorial chapel, with the Rev. Paul A. Peterson, pastor of the Wesley Methodist church, officiating. Mrf: William Layton played ob- ing and closing my all-girl orchestra, 'Hour of Charm,' radio program with a hymn," says Phil Spitalny, who is bringing the group to Roosevelt fieldhouse here on Oct. 11 at 8 p. m. "I happened to think of the.old Greek adage, 'In the morning of life we learn, in the afternoon we teach and in the evening we pray.' "The response has been far greater than I had anticipated and these hymns have become so popular with our listeners that I recently found it necessary to publish a book of hymns we feature on the air. The letters of acknowledgment from boys and girls in the service during the war and from parents thanking us for having brought 'a little bit of home to their boys and girls' have been the loveliest tributes we have ever received." * Robert E. McManus, formerly of the Imperial Silver Fox and Fur company of Mason City is among 25,000 missing stockholders being sought throughout the TJnited States in order that they may receive accumuated dividend checks, cash surrender values or other interests due them. Chinese T'ang dynasty (A. D., 619). Right, maestro himself sequial music. Pallbearers were Virld De- Armoun, R. R. Buchanan, Carl Boeckemeier and Leslie Pfaltzgraff. Interment was at the Harlan cemetery, Dumont. The Major funeral home in charge. , Information on McManus may be sent to the Tracers company of America, 515 Madison avenue, New York, 22 N. Y. makes with piccolo like tiny fi&- urine. * War Souvenirs There is no way of knowing just how many World war 2 veterans from Mason City and vicinity brought home with them a souvenir of their service abroad, including foreign made pistols or other lethal articles. It isn't so hard to understand why such souvenirs have been brought from overseas. There's » a certain sentimental vslue about them which is not to be denied. But, apparently there's some danger attached to them, too. At Camden, N. J., the other day, a man went bezerk with a souvenir pistol and killed more than a dozen persons. We don't expect things like that to happen every day. But there are such items as grenades, shells and similar items which have been kept. At Philadelphia a war trophies safety committee is • seeking to eliminate the peril they present. It sounds like a step in the right direction. Many of those souvenirs were made for the express purpose of destruction. Precautions wouldn't be out of the way. .. Announcing the THOMAS MACHINE CO. WE DO ALL KINDS OF MACHINE WORK. ALL WORK GUARANTEED. Phone 2503 303 2nd S. W. Mason CHy Back To School TYPEWRITERS FOR RENT • All Makes ... By Week or Month. ROY EDGINGTON, ING. Phone 1507 Electric Motor Repairing By Experienced Men NEW AND USED MOTORS BOUGHT AND SOLD ZACK BROS. ELECTRIC CO. 302 Second S. W. Phone 977 The first European to cross Africa from ocean to ocean was David Livingstone, who completed the journey in 1856. OMA BURGENER will UNLOAD your CARLOAD Phone 1010 HOUSEHOLD GOODS MOVING Packing and Crating O peninci oi NOTICE! EAST SIDE WATER'BILLS WERE DUE SEPTEMBER 1 All properties with unpaid bills are subject to have service shut off without further notice after September 26. You save a penalty of 10 per cent by paying your water bill before the 10th of the month. NOTICE: OFFICE CLOSES AT 12 O'CLOCK (NOON) ON SATURDAYS Mason City Water Department a i look ecor 222 South Federal Ave. Monday, Sept. 26 Store Hours: 1:00 p. m. to 11:00 p. m. Popular Musical Recordings •- 35c 8 49c INCLUDE • WESTERNS • CHILDREN'S AND CLASSICAL SELECTIONS Novelties • Games and Shuffleboard LARGE SELECTION OF USED RECORDS each

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