Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on September 22, 1949 · Page 7
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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, September 22, 1949
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w 24 Sept. 21, 1949 •M*a City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, la. Mason City Calendar SEPT. 82—Chamber ol Commerce banquet, lot junior exhibitors at North Iowa fair at Hotel Han/ord, 0:30 p. m. SEPT. 2*—Cerro Gordo Society for CHp- pled Children and Adults annual meeting. 6 p. m. at Y. M. C. A, SEPT. 23—Klckofi dinner for Lutheran Welfare campaign at All Vets club, Clear Lake, at 6:30 p. m. SEPT. 85—North Central Iowa Kod and Gun club 6th annual field day, south of Taylor bridge on Winnebago river. OCT. 11—Woman's club, First Methodist , church, 2:15 p. m., John Vandercook, . speaker. OCT. » t« 15—National Business Women's week. OCT. 11—"The Hour of Charm," Phil Spltalny and his all-girl orchestra, Roosevelt fieldhouse, 8:30 p. m. OCT. 80—Community Chest team officers' instruction meeting, Y. M. C. A., Kahlr temple ceremonial. 7:28 p. m. OCT. 22—El northeast Iowa, at Roosevelt field- house. OCT. 84—Community Chest general •solicitation klckoff, Y. M. C. A., 5:59 p. m. OCT. 34—Charles Eagle Plume addresses Executives club at Hotel Hanford at 6:30 p. m. NOV. 8—Community Chest campaign final report, Y. W. C. A., 5:59 p. m. , NOV. 2—First number In Community Concert series, Albert Spaldlng, violinist, high schooV auditorium, 3:15 p. m; NOV. 3—New York Civic Opera presentation of "Carmen" at Roosevelt field- house, under Exchange club sponsor- chip. NOV. 5—Free Christian Science lecture by Earl E. Slmms, C. S., of Austin, Tex., at Monroe Junior high school auditorium, 8:15 p. m. NOV. 25-26—F arm drainage contractors and tilers conference sponsored by Mason City Brick & Tile company. DEC. 6-7—Iowa State Vegetablo Growers association. DEC. 12—Chamber of Commerce annual meeting—Christmas party. IAN. 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, Sigl Weis- •enberg, pianist, high school .auditorium, 8:15 p. m. Classes for J Registration Week of Oct. 4 7 Council Plans Wide Interest Shown in Education Program Registration for adult education classes in Mason City .will be held the week of Oct. 4 and classes will begin Oct. 17, according to plans made by the advisory council at the first fall meeting of that, group held at the high school Tuesday night. .Some 30 persons of the more than 50-member council were present and Marion. E. Olson, chairman of the council, presided. As one o the first steps toward registration, it was decided to put out publicity bulletins containing suggested courses with brief descriptions of each and other information which has already been drawn up by the council. Start Oct. U ca- or- the as HERE IN MASON CITY Paynes Do Picture Framing. Antiques. 933 N. Van Buren. Movies of Minnesota's thrilling 28-21 victory over Iowa in the 1948 game at Iowa City will be shown at the Legionnaire club Thursday night following a free feed for all members of Clausen- Worden post. The feed will be the last on 1949 membership cards. Serving will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p. m. Dues for 1950 will be accepted. Get Spred at Payne's. Paper Headquarters. Shepherds. The Rev. and Mrs. F. W. Wend- larid left Wednesday for Dysart to attend the 75th anniversary of the Evangelical church being held there Wednesday and Thursday nights. Mr. Wendland held the pastorate at Dysart for 9 years prior to coming to Mason City. Legiqn Aux. rummage: Sat. 24th 8 a. m. at Lounge, 317 N. Fed. These will be distributed melled through the various ganizations represented by council members -as well through the schools with the view of reaching as many homes as possible. It was estimated through roll call of the members that approximately 3,000 such bulletins would be mimeographed for immediate distribution. Application Blanks The time and place of registration will be announced later. It was indicated that this would be held at places most convenient, such as the place where an organization regularly holds its meetings. Application blanks indicating 1st, 2nd and 3rd choices will be used. A class must have at least 12 enrolled. Fees will be collected by the instructor at the 1st meeting of the class. 'Each registration will carry a number, first registrants to get first instruction. A. M. Sarchett, director of adult education, told some of the results received following radio arid newspaper publicity relative to the opening of classes this fall. He reported 5 calls from persons wishing to teach classes and 17 individual calls or courses wanted. Informal discussion constituted most of the meeting and a number of courses suggested to council members by the public were added to the list at hand. Co-sponsors in conducting the classes will be the Red Cross and the Y's. It was brought out that the Red Cross is ready to instruct classes in life saving, first aid and home iiursing in keeping with the regulations of that organization, which would be volunteer instruc- Junior Chamber Membership Drive Reaches Halfway Mark Cerro Gordo to Get $148,381 on Homesteads 2nd Half of 1948 Payments Revealed The amount of money Iowa counties will receive as 2nd half 1948 payment lor homestead credits a n d military service credits was announced Wednesday by the state tax commission. The commission has certified to the state comptroller the amounts of warrants payable to each county. Cerro Gordo county will receive $148,381 on homestead credits and $16,543 on military service credits. Homestead credits aggregate $8,949,640 and raise the total for the 1948, credited on taxes payable in 1949 to $17,894,254. Reduce Property Tax The 2nd half payment on military service credit totals $898,949 and raises total payments during 1949 to $1,794,998.. Iowa's 1948 homestead valuations aggregated $717,811,882, the commission said. Homestead credits are applied to reduction of property taxes on all property occupied as homes by the owners. Credit is given on such property to the amount of 25 mills of tax levied up to an assessed valuation of $2,500. Military service tax exemptions on real and personal property in the state lor 1948 amounted to $71,681,970. Military service tax exemptions on moneys and credits for 1948 amounted to $1,263,534. To Taxing: Bodies On military service credits, reimbursement is made to each taxing body in which property subject to soldier's exemption is located, aggregating 25 mills of the tax levied. These sta-te payments are made directly to counties and are apportioned to school, municipal and county governments. Funds for homestead credits come from the states general revenues. Funds for military service credits come from a 5 per cent apportionment of gross sales by state liquor stores. The Mason City Junior Chamber of Commerce's membership bid for 100 new members has reached the halfway point, Chairman Arnold Bruch announced Wednesday. Bruch said team captains have oeen systematically canvassing the city with the old of their teams, totaling 32 men. Leading the group to date is Wallace Christensen of the First National bank with 13. Lloyd ,oers of KGLO has secured 7 members. New members Were introduced at the Junior Chamber stag at Clear Lake Monday evening. Christensen, George Kuehl, Griffin Venz and Jack Griffith are the team captains. Their units hope to complete the membership drive before the first regular meeting of the fall, Oct. 3. at the V. F. W. club. At that meeting, Max Hawkins field representative of the University of Iowa, will show motion pictures of an Iowa U. football game, yet to be announced. Mason City high school and junior college coaches will be guests. Edward Minott Services Held Rites Conducted at Local Funeral Home Funeral- services for. Edward H. Minott, 73, who died at his home, 428 Jefferson N. W., early Sunday, were held at the Major Memorial chapel Tuesday afternoon, with Doctor Roy C. Helfenstein, pastor of the ^irst Congregational :hurch, officiating. Mrs. William Layton played ob- sequial music on the organ. Mrs. A. L. Schmidt and Mrs. *uth Schmidt were in. charge of lowers. Pallbearers were Guy Blackmore, A. V. Clapper, A. M. Iken- jerry, Everett Driskill, Gilbert regerson and N. E. Straw. Interment was at Memorial Park cemetery The Major funeral home in charge. Double Stroke New Virginia—Mr. and Mrs. Ora :onard both suffered strokes within a few minutes of each other Mr. Conard was stricken first. His wife called their son and while he was calling a doctor, she also collapsed. Both appear to be makin; recovery. In the Minneapolis telephone book the Olsons outnumber the smith, 1,646 to- 1,080. Catches Huge Owl Wadena—Henry Larson of ( near Wadena heard a disturbance among his chickens one night recently and found a great horned owl caught in the chicken yard fence. The owl had apparently been traveling with a small steel trap on one leg and this had caught on the chicken wire. It had a 4i foot wing spread.* The last wild elk was killed in New York State over a hundred years ago. Wild turkey became extinct in the state at about the same time. Have your storm sash repaired! tion, Miss Janet Baircl explained. now. Booirihower Hdwe. The Rev. Alvin. N. Rogiiess will be the speaker at the September meeting] of the Lutheran Brotherhood in the Trinity Lutheran church Thursday evening at 8. He- wil} speak on plans for a 'union of 3 Lutheran church bodies as discussed at a meeting in Chicago a few days ago, which he attended as a representative of the Evangelical Lutheran church. Rummage sale: Sat., Sept. 24, at 9 p. m., Van Buren and 6th S. W. Rod and Gun Club 6th Annual Field. Day, Sept. 25, on River Road Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Dunlsch of . Bozeman, Mont., on a 3 weeks' vacation trip that is to include Bos- J ton, besides most of the southern states, stopped for a brief visit » with Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Sulli- van, 1307 South Pennsylvania. Sullivan and Duntsch had not seen each other since 1914 when , they lived at Canon City, Colo. Rummage sale: Ladies'/ men's .children's good used clothing at • 1312 N. Mad., ThUrs. and Friday. ' T L*t Red Star Oil company service your fuel oil needs this winter. •Special quantity rates. Ph. 1328. The.morning law classes of R. E. Nyquist at the Mason City high " school visited each office of the courthouse Wednesday morning I to see how each functions and its -• duties. Rummage: Clothing, dishes, T>y Do-a-Lot club over Ford Hopkins Friday. Starting at 8 a. m. Visits Cousin Manly—Mrs. Gertrude Northway was surprised recently when - she wls called to the home of Mr and Mrs. Herman Dobel, who live in the west part, to meet - a cousin whom she had not seen •••* for 41 years. The guests were Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Perkins of Millar, S. .Dak. Mr. Perkins and Mrs. Northway are cousins. Globc-G:izcttc Photo YOUNG MOHAWKS —A group of young football players are shown above at one of Mason City's retail establishments selecting their size of footballs and helmets. From left are: Tommy Tiser, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Tisor, 210 8th S. W.; Keith Arndt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Arndt, 215 7th S. W. and his brother, Dale Arndt.' Free to Members The Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. vill give instruction in classes they onduct free to members. Others pay a fee. Instructors, class fees, length of classes and courses were also discussed. Sarchett pointed out that ;he program was a flexible one and that classes might be 1, 2 or 3 hours in length according to the nature of the course. For instance an hour-long class for typing was recommended but it could be followed by attendance at some other class set for the following hour. Surveys made this summer and now in progress by council members were reported on. Mrs. Jay Lorenz reported that at the end of next week a complete survey of the 650 members of the Woman's club indicating their interr ests or non-interest in participation in the program would be complete. Emphasis was again made of the fact that the adult education program is self-s upporting through registration fees based on the size and nature of the class. Instructors will receive $3 an hour. In some instances there will be persons who prefer to volunteer their instruction services, according to reports made. Courses Suggested Courses suggested to which others may be added by request were listed as follows: Cereniics, astronomy, golf, music appreciation, radio speaking, history, religion, typing, shorthand, bookkeeping, business administration, penmanship, farm management for businessmen, agriculture subjects for farmers, vegetable growing in the back yard. Home nursing, first aid, preparation for marriage, psychology of everyday living, sewing, foods and nutrition, preparation and cooking of frozen foods, selection and preparation of meat, citizenship training, spoken English for foreign population, lip reading. Conversational Spanish, international affairs, civic government, public speaking, Bible study (already more than 60 enrolled for this), drafting, advertising, geology for the layman, ap- plied chemistry, photography, arithmetic, furniture refinishing, home repairing. Hobbies in woodworking, square dancing, bridge, swimming- July 31 on highway 106 by a deputy sheriff. Male inosquitoes live on flowers, while females live on animals. Ukeleles Coming Back New York, (U.R)—The ukulele, standard equipment of the really "hep" college boy in the 1920's, is making a comeback. Jay Kraus, president of a company which makes ukes, says about 300,000 instruments will be manufactured this year compared with 40,000 to 60.000 before the war. Territories and possessions of the United States cover 597,236 square miles. THIS WOMAN WEARS A HEARING AID "Impossible!" you say! Where's the button? Where's the receiver? The answer is that there is no button or receiver in her ear, yet sound is transmitted with power and clarity. It's all made possible by the amazing "HIDEAWAY" that is [hidden completely in the folds .of the ear. Yes, here is the ultimate in concealment for the hard- of-hearing. No one can suspect.. .or even guess that you're wearing an aid! Your Hearing Loss Tested and a Demonstration Free of Charge to You. Write, Phone or Call for an Appointment. OUR WELL KNOWN MICROWC HEARING AIDS SELL FOR ONLY $75.00 AND $100.00. WHY PAY MORE? J.H.LEPPER Hearing: Aid Specialist Mason City.'s Hearing: Aid Center 28 First Street S. E. — Mason City, Iowa Batteries For All Makes — Mail Orders Solicited Wilmer Lyons", 1040 3rd N. W., was fined $300 and costs in dis'- trict court Wednesday when he pleaded guilty to county attorney's information operating a charging him with motor vehicle while intoxicated. Judge T. A. Beardmore suspended Lyon's drivers li- certse for GO days and forfeited his liquor permit. He was arrested Mexico is named after "Mex- itili," national war god of the Aztecs. CHICKEN DINNER COAL (We Sell Tons of Salis. faction) Place Your Order Now by Calling 986 WAGNER COAL CO. at St. John's Baptist Church 715 6th S. W. Thurs., Sept. 22 Serving From 12 Noon to 8 P. M. DINNERS FOR ADULTS $100 I PER PLATE HOBBIES BUILDING Model Airplcnei, Railroad], Ships or Race Cars tt FUN. So it operating them after building.... We have all sorts of hobby merchandise waiting for you. Here you can select something that especially appeals. Pay a VItil fa our Stan tomorrow; left Totk About a Hobby for YOU I Lionel Pennsylvania Electric Locomotive (Model GG1) Powerful 10 wheel 4-6-6-4 37.50 Dagle's Hobby Shop 12 2nd St. N. W. Phone 1079 . . . unmarried young women for glamorous positions as Reservation- ists, Communicationists or Hostesses. At least High School Graduates; ages 17 l /2 to 30. Nationwide placement service to graduates. Find out if you can qualify. v For Full Information—Mail Coupon Minneapolis. Minn. I would like complete information about Airline opportunities. Name Age -Address _ „ „ Phone City „„ „_ State „ Education _ TO: All Military Personnel Both Active and War 11 SUBJECT: Anyone can mix the beginnings ol" a prescription, but it takes a trained, registered pharmacist to accurately measure 1 , those final grains that fill your doctor's orders. "PRESCRIPTION SPECIALISTS" THE PRESCRIPTION SHOP 9 EAST STATE STREET IV. B. Casey, Prop. W. B. McGranc, IVIgr. OFFER HOW: WHEN 20% discount on all diamond rings and diamond sets and rings of al! types, diamond or otherwise, for both the ladies and gents. By presenting credentials verifying service. By paying cash or credit or using our lay-away plan. Unti! November 1, 1949. All diamonds offered are of fine quality, excellent cut and are NOTARIZED. NOTARIZED DIAMONDS from a store doing business in Mason City for over 41 years is indeed an opportunity you can't afford to pass. Shop and Save at AY SENEY JEWELRY 19 East State Ask Ray Seney Mason City, Iowa

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