Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on July 23, 1948 · Page 13
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Mason City Calendar JULY I»—Community Chest budget hearings. Y. W. C. A., 3 p. m. AUG. I-ft—Hestturant operators short course at Eadmar. AUG. i-15—Summer term, Relsch School of auctioneering. AUG. «, 7 and *—Junior Legion state baseball tournament. AUG. S, 1 tut t —Governor's day* at Clear Lake. AUG. 21-24—Junior Lesion Regional baseball tournament. AUG. !3-!5—Mason City high school and junior college registration. Mason City high school, 8 to 12 a. m., 1 to 5 p. m. AUG. 30—Mason City schools open. SEPT. $-7—North Iowa fair. SEPT. SS-37—Iowa State Jewelers association convention. OCT. 7-9—State library association meeting. i «3Hy «W*e-GaxetU. Maion City, la. July 22, 194& Mason City Seeking Airlines Ru/ingJMiiitary rates conducted ' •* - - J f 0 r T/Sgt. Darrell Wilson 17 HERE IN MASON CITY Visit Payne's Color Bar. Fuller Brushes. Phone 1358W. There will be a flight pickup at the municipal airport Sunday morning at 8 for air reservists taking flight training at the Sioux City airbase, according to Capt. Maurice Anderson, flight leader. O'Brien Paints at Shepherds. Dr. R. W. Shultz, D. O., Rm. 64, Hanford Hotel. Phone 2960. Opportunity to file applications for the position of engineering aid in the federal service has been announced by the U. S. board of civil service examiners, according to the local secretary, Earle Sheka, who may be contacted at the post- office for further information. Rag rugs woven to order. 724 South Penn. Phone 1950-W. "Insurancewise." Let George or Bob Harrer do it. Phone 321. O. W. Pearce, DCS Moines, division passenger agent for the Great Northern railroad, and M. F. Parks, also of Des Moines, traveling passenger agent of the Rock Island lines, transacted business in Mason City Wednesday. Glass Wax for easy cleaning. Get it at Boomhower Hdw. Wall washing by machine. Ph. 812. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Gildner have gone to Leech Lake, Minn., to spend a few weeks at their cottage on Ojibway Point there. They are being joined there by their daughter, Mrs. W. T. Hageboeck, and family of Iowa City. Mr. Gildner's son, W. F. Gildner, and family have been at the cottage the past couple of weeks and will return here this week. 1st class painting in and out. Phone 3298W. Sydney Perry, manager at the J. C. Penney store, wife and daughter, Barbara, will leave this weekend for a vacation trip that will take them into Canada and the New England states. They plan to drive by way of Chicago and Detroit and after visiting Montreal, Quebec and other points in Canada, re-enter the States in New York and return by way of Washington, D. C., and Ohio. Stoves, washing machines, im- med. del. Boomhower Hdwe. Major Ambulance Service, auto or air. Phone 511. Gerard Photo Service closed until July 29th. Sen. George A. Wilson's keynote address at the republican state convention in Des Moines will be rebroadcast over KICM, Mason City, Friday evening at 7:15. One of the subjects the senator is expected to discuss is President Truman's political motives in calling a special session of congress. Baldwin Acrosonic piaiios. See this remarkable instrument. Forest Jacobs, Piano Tuner. Ph. 3561. New hats just unpacked. Satins, silks and felts. Smart fall styles. Loftus Hat Shoppe, 8 1st N. W. Special July "hat clearance." White, pastels, navy, blacks, etc. Straws and felts, $2 to $3.98. Values to $12.98. Loftus Hat Shoppe, 8 1st N. W. Survey Sent to CAB for Study of Local Needs City Wants Direct Service to Chicago By CARL WRIGHT One of the most important decisions influencing the future of the Mason City municipal airport will come out of the test case, Docket 3261, which comes before the CAB in Washington, D. C., Monday. It i^ a request for CAB to set aside an order that Mason City and Waterloo cannot be served by Mid-Continent Airlines on the same route. If the restriction is removed, Mid-Continent Airlines has promised 2 additional flights daily at the local port, making one each way in the morning and the same in the afternoon, one of these flights going by way of Waterloo. H. C. Timber-lake, Minneapolis economic consultant, and B. A. Webster, of Mason City, will be representing Mason City at the hearing in Washington. The city of Mason City has prepared facts, figures and related data showing the need for additional air transport service beyond the north-south route for the North Central Iowa community at the Mason City Municipal airport. This exhibit was filed with CAB July 15. In it are taken up the proposed service, the need for service and the traffic potentiality. Studies Made All conceivable means were used to determine the air needs and included studies on mail, air travel, railroads, express, hotel registrations, firms and their branch relationships, salesmen and their supervising offices, telephone calls, telegrams, conventions and banks. This information was compiled into a book and is to be used at the hearing to show the need for additional airline service beyond the north-south route. The results of this work will be apparent in the near future and the real meaning will be reflected in all businesses and all forms of transportation, according to Jim Wagner, airport manager. Never before has a community of this size undertaken such a project and already Mason City has received requests for additional copies from interested parties. Max Hedrick of the Loring Supply company assembled the data into typed form for presentation, and Mrs. Glen H. Gilbert greatly assisted in gathering the material. Serves 167,400 People Services for T/Sgt. Darrell E., Wilson, who died near Densheim, Germany, April 4, 1945, from wounds received in combat, were held Wednesday afternoon at the chapel of the McAuley and Son funeral home, with Doctor Paul A. Peterson, pastor of Wesley Methodist church, officiating. Mrs. Paul A. Peterson sang "Someday You'll Understand" and "City Foursquare." Mrs. Roscoe E. Patton accompanied at the organ Mrs. Frank Schoben and Mrs. Ralph Schiffman were in charge of Dowers. Pallbearers were Capt. Leslie Whipple, Capt. George Mathews Lt. Frank Schoben, Sgt. Thomas Cavanaugh, Sgt. Ralph Rowley and Sgt. Steven Vician. Attend Services AIRPORT GARAGE ERECTED—A new prefabricated garage was erected at the Mason City Municipal airport during the past year to house all of the airport mainten- Lock Photo ance equipment. This building is 32 by 78 feet and has 6 overhead doors. A great savings is realized by the city by keeping all of the airport equipment inside. east and west and 24.6 north and south. East-West Favored A break-dowi) .of the survey showed that 84 per cent of air travel would be east and west if service were available. Mason City was shown to be a mail distribution center, with 5 railroads, which is as many as any city in the state. The proximity of Clear Lake, as a summer resort, and the large number of conventions held here, make up a large amount of potential air travel. Jim Wagner, airport manager, showed in his annual report to the city for the year 1947-48 that of every dollar in taxes paid to the county, 3 cents went to the airport. During the year $17,724 was used for maintenance of the port. Deducting the port's income, $5,605, from this amount and dividing by 30,000 the estimated population of Mason City, the per capita annual maintenance was 40 cents. Many Changes Made The year saw a number of changes and improvements at the airport. A new prefabricated metal garage was erected, which houses the airport maintenance equipment. The airport fire truck, added this year, is a modified version of a commercial jeep with 4 wheel drive. It is equipped with a 300 gallon tank trailer, a front end pump for 4 hoses, and several hand fire extinguishers. During the year Harold Stassen stopped on a flight to St. Louis. Mohawk Airways sponsored a Fly-iri-Breakfast and air show. More than 60 planes and approximately 400 persons were guests of Mohawk Airways and an estimated 2,000 saw the air show. Standard Oil company brought the The city of Petaluma, Cal., is called "the world's egg basket." The exhibits show that the Mason City Municipal airport serves •an area -from Algona to Charles City and from Hampton to Northwood, with an estimated population of 167,400 people. The inclusion of Mason City in an east- west route would add 24 miles to a route already established between Sioux City and Chicago, according to the survey. Data gathered lor presentation showed marked reductions of fares as well as time saved, provided the new schedule would be put, into effect. It was sho^rn that outgoing airmail was large east and west and small north and south over a given period. First class mail for the same period was predominantly east and west. Express shipments were 66.7 per cent east and west compared to 33.3 per cent north and south. Although long distance telephone calls were 42.1 per cent east and west compared to 57.9 per cent north and south, telegrams indicating travel were 64.2 per cent east and west and 35.8 per cent north and south. The total amount of telegrams were 75.4 giant DC-4 "Sky Merchant" to the airport and the Goodyear Blimp was featured here during the North Iowa fair. Attending the services was the Darrell Wilson post No. 2 of th Legion of the Guardsmen o Mason City. Attending the services from ou of the city were Mr. and Mrs. ROJI Wilson, St. Paul, Minn., Delore and Maxine Klatt, Dayton, Mr and Mrs. Carl Waddell. Waterloo and John Collins, Wafjrloo. Military services at Elmwood cemetery were in charge of John G. Brown, commander of the American Legion, and Ed Pearson, acting commander of the V. F. W. W. D. Thrams was chaplain and John Pinta, bugler. American Legion . colorbearers were John A. Brown and W. D. Thrams; VFW colorbearers were Wayne Angell and Rees Henderson. Colorbearers for the Iowa State guard were Sgt. Arnold Tilton and Cpl. M. R. Anderson; the colorguard for the Iowa State uard, Sgt. Carel Schultz and Lt. . Cooper. The American Legion Auxiliary olorbearers were Mrs. J. H. Sprau nd Mrs. F. Paschka. VFW Aux- liary colorbearers were Mrs. Robrt Rish and Mrs. Art O'Green. The firing squad consisted of Company H of the 133rd Iowa Na- ional guard. • M/Sgt. Lavern Ives of the 5th Army Escort company, Chicago, 111., was the escort. Rites at Train At the train on arrival, John G. Brown, American Legion commander, was in charge. American Legion colorbearers were John A. Brown and Oscar Jewell. VFW colorbearers were Donald Broadbent and John Dagle. The Iowa State guard colorguard consisted of Sgt. Carl Schultz and Lt. William Cooper. American Legion Auxiliary col- orbearers were Mrs. Fred Heddens and Mrs. Oscar Jewell. VFW Aux- iary colorbearers were Mrs. R. Rish and Mrs. Otto Englebretson. The Iowa State guard colorbearers were Sgt. Arnold Tilton and Cpl. M. R. Anderson. Burial was at Elmwood cemetery. The McAuley and Son funeral home in charge. Let There Be Light Candia, N. H., (U.R) — For the first time since Pearl Harbor, this village now has a street lamp in operation. Before the war, Candia had street lights like any other community. But gradually they burned out and were not replaced until recently when a group of townsmen raised a fund to finance one lamp. Perfect for Iced Tea TEA-BAGS More Tea per Bag IT'S THE BEST BUTTER Made from pure sweet cream—and sweet cream alone. It's velvety-smooth, lightly salted, with a glowing golden color . . . and crammed with nutritional value for all the family. There just isn't any better-spreader than IOWA STATE BRAND which comes in four quarters to the pound . . . and CORN COUNTRY butter in a parchment wrapped solid pound. Try either brand and YOU'LL agree! Dailey Circus Coming Aug. 5 Advertising Car in Mason City for Day Walls and fences, barns and store windows took on a brilliant complexion Thursday as the fast- stepping billposting crew of Dailey Brothers Circus advertising railroad car Number One went to work to announce visually that the big 5-ring railroad show is to appear here on Thursday, Aug. 5 at the North Iowa fairgrounds for performances at 3 and 8 p. m. Dailey Brothers Circus is the fastest-growing show in America. Only 9 years old, it carries 25 elephants, including the tiniest baby elephant in the country, a large wild animal menagerie, hundreds of people, including many of cir- cusdom's foremost stars of the rings, the air and the hippodrome track, trained lions, tigers and bears, more horses than any other circus on tour, and the longest circus tent in the world, as well as more than a score of other tents to house the gigantic enterprise. Popular prices and emphasis on features for children mark the Dailey Brothers Circus, its press agent, Allen J. Lester, stated here Thursday. "This is the show that everybody in circus business is watching," he added. "It has come up fast and is really 2nd in size only to the Ringling outfit and 2nd to none in the amount of all- around circus entertainment it packs into 5 rings for the money. Ben Davenport, who owns it, is the only pircus man who has sent 2 expeditions to Asia for wild animals within the past 20 months." The circus advertising car is a unique unit, inasmuch as it houses 2 dozen billposters, lithographers and the car manager, Bill Oliver, the contracting press agent, Lester, a paste "factory" and numerous supplies of circus posters, cards, brushes, ladders, window stickers and other equipment. A fleet of station wagons follows Advertising Car Number One and covers the smaller towns and rural areas near the show's exhibition stand. AIR VIEW 'OF VISITORS—This air view shows 60 planes o.. the Mason City Municipal airport, visitors from North Iowa, during a recent air show. About 2,000 North lowans visited the port other than the private flyers in their privately owned planes. Stacyville Doctor Takes Mason Cityan Into Partnership Stacyville—Dr. T. E. Blong has taken into partnership Dr. Charles F. Watson of Mason City who, with his wife and son, James Richard, have moved into a bungalow which they purchased from Ludvvig Falk. Dr. Watson is a graduate of the State University of Iowa. He served 19 months in the army and was discharged in December,'1947. While at Mason City he practiced at the office of Drs. Weston and Barg. When it rains it pours Plain Or Iodized A fine table quality butter for budret-wise shoppers! CLOVER CREST BUTTER STATE BRAND CREAMERIES, INC., DISTRIBUTORS UNITED FRUIT STORE 33 East State Phone 748 ACORN Pound Squash.. lOc CHOICE CUT BEEF Roast «> 58 Be Sure to Attend Mason City Kennel Club's First A. K. C. Sanctioned Dog Show, East Park, Sunday, July 25 — 1 P. M. Free Admission. PUREX BLEACH, Gallon ftc SANTA ROSA Dozen Plums... 29c SUNKIST Dozen Butter Pound 79c Child Falls Into Cellar Excavation Osage — Deborah Allison, year old child of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Allison, fell into ai) 8 foot excavation for a cellar. The little one was badly bruised but no bones broken. The University of Illinois college of agriculture reports that lightning causes 37 per cent of all farm fires. Lightnipg rods provide good protection if properly installed, I the college said. Karo Syrup 1 '/z-lb. Jar 19c Breeze 29c Coca-Cola for 25c Charmin Toilet Tissue Pkg. of 4 Hiland Potato Chips K-L-Ration 2 ST. 25c Lemons.. 49c PEACHES Washington APRICOTS 14-lb. Lug $2.39 New Yellow Quik Blue Bonnet 44c MARGARINE. Pound HIRES Root Beer 6 for 25c Silver Dust 27c ORANGE Crush for 25C PHONE Kropman's Are Operating Under a New "Low Mark-up' to Bring to Their Customers the Best Quality Foods at Lowest Prices. Famous Home-Cooked Foods — Salads — Baked - Baked Chickens — Beans. DELICIOUS HOME BAKED GOODS! BREAD, PIES, CAKES, ROLLS, RYE BREAD AND FRENCH PASTRY. ROASTED—READY TO EAT CHICKENS Wlth Dressing $1.50 up White or Chocolate Home-made LARGE CUP CAKES WIENERS, Pound . . . 49c MINCED HAM, Pound 39c Cleaned Ready to Cook SPRING *f (|f| FRYERS 9*«WW up Carton LARD, !b.. 2Sc Fresh BUTTER, Ib 77c $ 20 EVERY MONTH Ask Us About It Choice Large WHITE EGGS, doz. Pure HAMBURGER, Ib... 44c 49c Choice Beef ROAST, Ib 58c Popular Brands COFFEE, Ib.. .. 52c StaFlo Liquid STARCH, Bottle. 27c Ready Cleaned CHICKENS, Ib.. 39c Complete Line of Picnic Supplies SUGAR 10 IBs 89c See Us For CANNING SUPPLIES SAVE KROPMAN'S VEGETABLE DEPARTMENT ORANGES 2 dozen Firm, Ripe, Large TOMATOES, Ib.. . 25e Large CUCUMBERS, 3 for 29c LARGE SIZE WHITE SHAFTER POTATOES 10 Ibs. 49c SWEET PICKLES Joik Sp :" J ., 19c Apple Sauce, 20 oz lOc Jack Sprat KIDNEY BEANS can 12c Jack Sprat No. 300 Can PORK AND BEANS 12c Jock Sprat No. 300 Can SPAGHETTI Jock Sprat No. 300 Can DRY LIMA BEANS lOc Jack Sprat GELATIN 4 pkgs. Jack Sprat Assorted JELLIES, 12-ox. Jar 3 jars 25c 55c The Snock in a Sack It's Canning Time KARO SYRUP 21c

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