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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, July 15, 1948
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Mason City Calendar JULY 15—Playground stunt night «t t at East park band shell. . JULY IS Playground stunt night at > at East park band shell. Republican 13th judicial district convention at 11 a. m. at courthouse. JULY 17-18—8th annual North Iowa horse show, fairgrounds, 8 p. m, JULY 2»—Community Cheit budget hearings, Y. W. C. A., 3 p. m. AUG. £-6—Restaurant operators short course at Eadmar. AUG. S-1S—Summer term, Reisch School of auctioneering. AUG. «, 7 »n* 8—Junior Legion ttate baseball tournament. AUG. 6, 1 and 8—Governor's days at Clear Lake. AUG. 31-34—Junior Legion Regional baseball tournament. AUG. 2S-S5—Mason City high schoo) and junior college registration. Mason City high school, 8 to 12 a. m., 1 to 5 p. m. AUG. 3t—Mason City schools open. •EI-T. S-7—North Iowa fair. SEl'T. 26-27—Iowa State Jewelers association convention. HERE IN MASON CITY Paper Headquarters. Shepherds. The weekly meeting of the Kiwanis club will be held Thursday noon at the Country club. N. J. Wardle, assistant extension agricultural engineer of Iowa State college, Ames, and Lou Krieger of the highway patrol will speak jointly on farm safety. The safety committee is in charge of the program. Time tested paints at Payne's color bar. Miss Leureaii Petitt, 326 1st N. W., has accepted a position as experimentalist with the General Foods corporation at New York and will leave Thursday for that city. Miss Petitt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Petitt, was graduated in June from Iowa State college at Ames, where she majored in experimental cookery. Weed killers now In stock. Boomhower Hdw. San Juan Mariie post of the V. F. W. held its regular meeting at the club Tuesday night. Movies were shown. The post will give formal obligation to 18 new members at its next regular session. 1st class painting in and out. Ph. 3298W. The picnic of the North Central Iowa Rod and Gun club which was slated for mid-summer has been postponed and will be held in September. Rummage sale Fri. p. m. and all day Sat. at Labor Temple above Ford Hopkins. The Rural Women of Cerro Gordo Co. GOP Judicial District Parley Here Thursday To Nominate Judges for 1949-53 Terms The republican 12th judicial district convention will be held at 10 o'clock Thursday in the district courtroom at Mason City to nominate 2 for the district judgeship. The terms of Judges M. H. Kepler, Northwood, and Tom Boynton, Forest City, expire Dec. 31. The convention will be called to order by R. F. Clough, Mason City, chairman of the district judicial committee. It will then name a chairman and secretary and make the nominations. The nominations must be certified to the secretary of state. There will be 107 delegates from the 8 counties in the district. They are apportioned according to the vote for governor in the last election as follows: Butler, 10; Bremer, 15; Cerro Gordo, 30; Floyd, 15; Hancock, 10; Mitchell, 11; Winnebago, 10, and Worth, 6. The democratic judicial district convention is to be held at the Y. M. C. A. in Mason City July 29 at 2 p. m. Playgrounds' Stunt Night Thursday at East Park Band Shell The Mason City recreation department will conduct the annual playground stunt night at East Park in the band shell Thursday at 8 p. m., it was announced by Kenneth Church, public recreation director. A total of 9 playgrounds will present a diversified program of events. A time limit of 5 minutes for a single stunt has been established to insure an interesting program. A list of the playgrounds participating and their stunts follows: East Park, orchestra; Monroe, circus; Harding, whistling and a tap dance; Garfield, play; Parker's Woods, songs; McKinley, acrobatics; Hoosevelt, sports parade; Madison, stunts; and Grant, balloon boxing. X to Mark Spot Boston, (U.R)—The scene of fatal automobile accidents in Boston will be marked by an "X." Traffic Commissioner Leo F. Curley ordered big white crosses painted on Boston streets at locations where fatal accidents have occurred this year. To Build 700 Car Drive-in Theater Mas»n City GI«b*-G»etlc, M«k»n City, la. July 14, 1948 20 Acres Mile West of City Limits Is Site Construction to Start Sept. 1 on Big Project A drive-in theater with a capacity for 700 automobiles will be built on highway 18 a mile west of the Mascpi City limits by the Central States Theaters corporation. Construction of the theater, which,will cost between $100,000 and $125,000, will get under way Sept. 1 in order to be ready for next summer season, Tom Arthur, manager of the Central States theaters in Mason City, announced. Central States has purchased 20 acres on the northwest corner of the Holland farm on the southside of the paving as the site of the theater. Improvement and widening of the pavement to 22 feet, for which contracts have been let by the highway commission, will add to the ease of reaching this site. To Have Giant Screen The construction will include a giant screen, which will he set up against the highway facing the south. Ramps with loud speaker connections for each car will be provided. Washrooms and pro-, visions for fire protection will make necessary the construction of a water system and sewage disposal, Mr. Arthur stated. The drive-in, theater will be up to the standards of the finest ones erected by the company in Des Moines and Omaha. In fact, Mason City is the first community outside of the larger centers to be provided a drive-in theater by the Central States company. A. H. Blank, president of Central States Theaters corporation, is confident that a drive-in in this community will prove highly successful, Mr. Arthur pointed out. Popular in South The drive-in theaters have been popular in the south for many years and are used there the year around. It is only recently that they have been tried for summer theater goers in the northern states. The popularity of the drive-in lies in the fact that it makes it possible for the average householder to put his 'family in an automobile without redressing and driving out where the show can be viewed in the open. A. H. BLANK —Central States President Restaurant Short Course Aug. 2 to 6 Arrangements have been completed for a restaurant operators short course to be held at the Eadmar hotel Aug. 2-6. Mrs. Stella Barker, Des Moines, a member of the vocational education staff of the state department of public instruction, will be the intsructor, according to G. A.' Fetrow, field secretary of the Iowa Restaurant association, which will sponsor the school. The course will include menu planning, food cost analysis, portion control, simplified bookkeeping, sanitation measures, public relations and advertising. These courses of study is a new forward step on the part of restaurant owners to give the public the best possible service, Mr. Fetrow stated. No Lowers Yet Boston, (U.R)—Twice within two months, a thief waylaid William J. McCarthy, messenger for a dental supply firm, on a Boston street, and snatched a bag he was carrying. Each time the bag contained one upper denture. Thursday, Friday and Saturday "FEATHER FLUFF" 6Re & 4.95 No Appt. Necessary Jm M«WI IOUI CONTIDlKCl KA1 «U11T Cold Wave 5.95 Budget Wave . . 3.95 15 504 Persons Given Jobs by Employment Service in June The local office of the Iowa state employment service placed 504 persons on jobs during June, which included 158 veterans. A. total of 555 of the jobs filled were agriculture positions, 137 were in manufacturing industries, 136 were hired by wholesale and retail employers, 80 in construction work, and various businesses, service .estabhsh- utilities j Police Collect $1,871 in Fines or Forfeitures Find 224 Offenses Committed in Month Globe-Oazette Photos TIME ADDS TO BEAUTY OF INDIANHEAD SET TING —Time has added to the beauty of the setting of In- dianhead, farm home of Gen. and Mrs. Hanford MacNider, southeast of Mason City. These pictures show the north side of the house with a closeup of the MacNiders and* their Old English Sheep dog, Jennie, at the entrance. Taken just as the sun in the west created lights and shadows in the trees and shrubbery, these pictures show how half century old trees and recent plantings have been blended to create a setting that impresses all visitors. A circular drive reaches this entrance from a roadway that curves up the hill southeastward from the paved highway a couple miles east of Mason City. On the south side is spacious porch with open air sleeping rooms above, looking out over miles of the Winnebago river valley. The house was built in 1929 on the site of the farm buildings on the so-called Pippert place. Many ments, households and mployed the remaining workers. With the present small number of available men seeking regular employment, there are indications of probable labor shortages in July. The demand for labor increased during the 1st 2 weeks in June, followed by a stabilizing period near the end of the month, it was reported by C. W. Cowan, Mason City manager of the Iowa state employment service. A total of 535 openings were received during the month to June 25 by the local office, which shows 35 per cent increase over the number of openings on a corresponding date in May. The greater number of unfilled openings at the close of this month were in the following fields: Sales and clerical, service, skilled, semi-skilled trades and unskilled labor. Although school and college students augmented the supply of labor available early in June, at the end of the month there were only 170 active applications for employment. Only 43 of these applications were filed by men, most of whom are 60 years of age or older. No applications for work by World war II veterans were on file, as all veterans seeking employment had been directed to positions. large magnificent trees, planted in the early days, seemed to fit into the landscaping for the big house. New plantings have been added from time to time. The house, which is constructed of dolomite, a stone which underlies most of the limestone deposits in Cerro Gordo county, is approximately 200 feet long and 50 feet wide, narrowing up at the services quarters to the west. Next to the sunroom on the east end of the house, hidden by trees, is the library with mammoth book shelves and knotty pine paneling. The living room, in the middle of the house, is reached through the front hallway. To the west of this is the dining room, breakfast room, utility rooms, kitchen and garage. Horse Show's Programs Are Being Printed Competition Is Keen in Several Classes Programs went to the printer Tuesday for Mason City's 8th annual horse show, which will be staged at the North Iowa fairgrounds Saturday and Sunday evenings at 8 o'clock under the auspices of the Mason City Saddle club, a member of the Iowa Saddle Horse association. One of the finest programs in the history of the local show has been lined up, representing the top ranking stables in Minnesota and Iowa, and many of the events are as fine as will be shown in Iowa this year. Competition Keen Competition will be keen, especially in the fine harness class and in the Palomino class. Many of the horses shown will be headed for the international, as well as other top ranking shows in the midwest. Prize money has been offered by Mason City firms for the very tops in horsemanship to be paraded at the fairgrounds Saturday and Sunday. Premiums have been offered by the following firms: David Smith Insurance Agency, Sears Roebuck company, Lyons Laundry and Furriers, Home Furniture store, Decker Brothers Sporting Goods store, Abel and Son, Inc., Peterson Roofing company, Romey Realty company, Marshall and Swift Cleaners and Furriers. Other Firms Added Currie-Van Ness -eqmpany, Highland grocery, Mier Wolf and Sons, Inc., Farmers Elevator, Gildner Clothing company, Hart Motors, Inc., Younker Brothers, Central Show Printing company, Inc., Bracken Insurance Agency, United Home Bank and- Trust company, Nichols. Farm Equipment, Major Funeral Home and the First National Bank. J. E. Osborne is president of the Mason City Saddle club; John Leto, vice president; Mrs. Cecile Baylcss, secretarj'-treasurer; Mrs. Oma Leto, barn secretary; Mrs. L. E. Peters, publicity; Ora Bayless, Leon Thomas and Jack Phelan, barn committee. Committees Named Show committees include Louis Wolf, Harvey Major, J. Mallo, Dr. Kapke and Orel Nichols, advertising; Harry Gibbs, J. E. Osborne, Robert Lee and Roy Peterson, sponsors; Mrs. Cecile Bayless, entries; Dale Hill, John Leto and Beacher Hale, grounds and barn. Bert Nichols, music; Mrs. Cecile Bayless, program; Miss Vern Thomas, ribbons; Mrs. J. E. Osborne, Mrs. Dale Hill, Mrs. Harry Gibbs, Mrs. Jack Phelan and Mrs. John Leto, entertainment; L'. E. Peters, announcer; B. E. Nichols, show director. \lurrieVan Governor's Days Stag Planning Meeting to e Thursday Evening Directors and committeemcn of Lhe Association Tor the Preservation of Clear Lake will meet Thursday evening to make plans for the annual Governor's Days and the traditional stag party which ushers in the Clear Lake event. Political figures from throughout the state gather for the stag party at which the association is host with the governor and members of the state conservation committee as honored guests. The dates for Governor's Days this year are Aug. 6, 7 and 8. The planning meeting will be held at 6:30 p. m. with Mason City board and committee members as hosts, according to Secre- tary L. A. Page. The dinner meeting will be held in the lounge of the Iowa Hardware Mutual Insurance companies. President C. E. Barnes, Garner, warned those attending to be prompt. Clyde S. Boyle Dies Suddenly Funeral Rites to Be Held at Lanark, III. Clyde S. Boyle, 67, Lanark, 111., died at a local hospital Tuesday at 3:30 p. m. after a short illness. He became ill Monday evening at a cottage at Clear Lake, where he was visiting on his return from a vacation. Mr. Boyle was born at Lanark, 111., April 27, 1881, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Finley Boyle. He was a retired grocer. Surviving are 2 sons, Kenneth Boyle, Gainsville, Ga., and Paul Boyle, Mount Morris, 111. His wife preceded him in death. The body was taken to Lanark | Wednesday. Funeral services will be held there Friday. Burial will be at Lanark cemetery. The Meyer funeral home in charge. Police collected $1,871.85 in fines and forfeitures during June, according to the monthly report submitted to Mayor H. E. Bruce by Police Chief Harold Wolfe. During the month 224 offenses were reported or known to police. Offenses included burglary 7, larceny of $20 or more 7 7 larceny under $20 value 1, auto theft 5, assaults 3, driving while intoxicated 2, liquor violations 1, intoxication 65, disorderly conduct 15. traffic violations 84, suspicious investigation 27 and other offenses 6. Dispositions included straight jail 9, straight fine or jail 41, bail forfeited 123, held to grand jury 3. dismissed 22, released to others 4, insane 1, county jail 9 and city jail 13. Thirteen persons were taken to hospitals, 55 collisions were reported, 6 lodgers stopped at the . city jail. Four persons were in-' jured when an auto struck a stump, one was injured in an auto-bike collision, one died in an auto-pole accident, one was injured in a fall from a bike, 2 in auto collisions, 3 by falls and one was killed by a train. Ninety-three doors and windows were found open, 19 night lights were not burning, 180 street lights were reported out, 2 faulty street conditions were reported. Thirty dogs were picked up, 3 returned to the owners and 27 were killed. Twenty-seven fingerprint records were filed and 27 suspects photographed. Dr. Horace Seymour Beemer Foresters Building EXTRACTION 7 OF TEETH X-RAY Severe Arm Injury From Cement Mixer Forrest Gorkowski, 12, is in Park hospital with a severe laceration of the right forearm. He was helping his father run concrete on their farm near Rock Falls Tuesday when his arm was caught in a large pulley of a cement mixer, a doctor reported. The injury necessitated an operation. Gorkowski's condition is good. There are more than 300 hotels in Manhattan, New York. Daniels Jewelry Skilled Watch Repair • One Week Service • AH Work Guaranteed 102 No. Federal DIAMOND'S Mason City HERMANSON DAIRY PRODUCTS CO., INC, ROBERT FAROUE NOVU SWQUMnG- 'Buf Junior, they don't sell milk from HERMANSON'S DAIRY at the picture show." 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