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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, August 15, 1938
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MONDAY, 'AUGUST 15, 1933 MASON -CITY-GLOBE-GAZETTE Mason City's Calendar Aur. 11-19--North Iowa fair. Aug. 15--Special election on junior high school bond issue. Aus. 27-28--State Young Democrats rally at Clear Lake. Sept. 6--Special election on courthouse bond issue. Sept. 6--Mason City schools open. Don Ennis Signs Lease on Federal Avenue Location DEMO CAMPAIGN Here In Mason City Dr. Wicks, Chiropodist, now located at 20-1 First Nal'l' Bank Bldg. Lester Cross of Greenville, Miss., has been visiting at the home of his parents, W. II. Cross, ·103 Fifth street southeast, during the past week. Dr. Horace Bccmer, Foresters Bldg. Sir. anil Mrs. Herb Templin anil son, Carl, 425 Second street northwest, are spending their vacation at Buffalo, Minn., and St. Paul Minn. Mr. Templin is the physica director at the Y. M. C. A. Attend the Greater North lo\ya Fair. Buses every ten minutes direct to Fairgrounds. Bob Parrish, graduate of Masoi City high school but now a studen at Northwestern university, wil entertain the Lions club at thi Mason City country club Wednes^ day noon with a half hour o magic. A n n o u n c e ment! WHiamsor Barber Service, Union Shop, Ninth St. N. E., now open 8 a. m until 7:30 p. m. O. L. Deal, man ager. C. E. Gilman and family re turned Saturday from a tw weeks' vacation trip through th west. Mr. Gilman attended the V M C. A. conference at Estes Park Colo. Following the conjerenc the Gilmans motored to Sa Lake City and other points i Utah. They returned through th Black Hills. Mr. and Mrs. Arleigh Marshal 324 Seventh street northwest, an two children, returned Sunda from an 8,300 mile trip along th west coast, going from San Fran Cisco, Cal., to Seattle, Wash. The, made the trip with a trailer and were gone G weeks. WORK TO BEGIN ON DEPARTMENT STORE BUILDING -Jansen and Waggoner Are Architects for Structure Don Ennis, merchandise man- gei- for Clai-k and Company of 'eoria. 111., has signed a 10 year ease for the site o£ the lot at 9-11 *JorHi Federal avenue, occupied iy the Olympia cafe and Currie- Van Ness hardware store until he blrue last Nov. 21 which de- troyed the structure, it was announced Monday by A. L. Rule, vlio was in charge of the transac- ion in behalt of J. E. E. Mavkley of Page and Markley. Mr. Knnis department store will deal exclusively in the higher grades of merchandise. Work on the building will begin .his week, Mr. Rule said, with a oca! contractor deepening the basement three feet. Contracts [or the building itself have not been let, but it is expected that work on the structure will get under way \vithin two weeks, he added. According to present plans, the store may be opened in early December. It is hoped that once work begins on the building, the construction will be done in two eight hour shifts. To Be Air-Comlifioned Hansen and Waggoner arc architects for the newest building in Mason City. The building will be of the latest design with all modern improvements. An air-conditioning system and sprinkler system are included in the plans for the building. Both the first floor and basement will be 44 feet in width. A balcony will circle the entire first floor. That will be 22x75 feet. There will be 10 leet between the floor and ceiling of the balcony. The balcony will be 20 feet wide in the front, 00 feet in the rear. On the second floor there will be a large room toward the front, possibly for office space. Thousands of North Iowa Fair Patrons Make Use of South Federal Underpass Through the co-operation of the contractor, Amos Mrlbergr of Cedar Knplils, anil C. A. Holvilt, the sub-contractor who has charge of the concrete work, the South Federal avenue Milwaukee railroad underpass lias been opened for the convenience of North Iowa fair patrons. According: to L. L. Lawton. resident engineer of the Iowa slate highway commission, the nlank will he removed Saturday and the' concrete work which has been temporarily suspended will be resumed. At the present time Mr. Mclberg's crow is working on the steel deck, (ruck construction and painting of the hand rails, air. r ton stated that the work will be completed within three weeks alter the f u l l crew resumes work. (Lock photo. Kayenay engraving.) City Hospitals Mrs. Claude Stevenson of Cozad, Nebr., was admitted to the Park hospital Saturday for a major operation. Mrs. Z. R. Britt of Nora Springs was admitted to the Park hospital Saturday for a major operation. Billy Postma, 641 Georgia avenue southeast, was dismissed from the Park hospital Saturday following a minor operation. William Black, 321 Monroe avenue northwest, was dismissed from the Park hospital Saturday following treatment. Phyllis Anno Hcrrick, 709 Massachusetts avenue southeast, was dismissed from the Park hospital Saturday following a minor operation. Mrs. H. E. Mayo and i n f a n t daughter of Norlhwood were dismissed Saturday from the Park hospital. Bobby Johnston, 245 Twenty- first street southeast, was dismissed from the Park hospital Sunday following a minor opera- lion. Curtis Hermanson of Kensett was dismissed from the Park hospital Sunday following a major operation. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. William L. Baggs of Garner at the Mercy hospital Saturday. Mrs. Floyd Bisbee and i n f a n t daughter, R. F. D. 4, were dismissed from the Park hospital Saturday. .. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Steve McCaulcy, 22 Connecticut avenue northeast, Saturday al Ihe Park hospital. Frank E. Zirbel of Clear L;-lc.? was admitted to the Park hospital Sunday for a major operation. Mrs." Mollic Wellmon of Clear Lake was dismissed from the Park hospital Sunday following an examination. Will Be Steel Frame The building will be of steel frame and with reinforced concrete steel floors. The front will be of granite. A 20 foot island show case will be at the front of the store and a stairway leading to the basement will be next to it. A lounge room for women will be located on tlie first floor of the building. At the rear of the main floor will be a women's restr,oom. Also' m the rear will be three stairways. Minnesota Graduate Mr. Ennis, who for years resided in Ames, lias been associated with Marshall Fields, Montgomery-Ward and other large merchandising concerns. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota. Mr. and Mrs. Ennis have one son. Mrs. Ennis' father is Dr. W. J. Morrison of Cedar Rapids. Mr. Ennis' father was a Presbyterian minister. FRED M. MORRIS DIES SUDDENLY Insurance Adjuster Had Been Resident of Mason City for Many Years Fred M. Morris, for many years a resident of Mason City, died at his apartment, 9'2 First street southeast, about 12:15 o'clock Monday noon, following a brief illness. Coroner J. E. McDonald pronounced death due ot heart disease. He was an insurance adjuster. Mr. Norris is survived by a sister in Chicago and a brother in the west. He was preceded in death by his wife, who was killed in an automobile accident near Red Wing, Minn., in September 1933. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. The body was taken to the Major-Randall funeral home. Lectures on Crime at Fair Exhibit, GLAUSENS TAKE GNAGY BOUND TO GRAND JURY FOR DRUNK DRIVING .hrec Men Arrested by Local Police for Intoxication Lloyd Gnagy, Cedar Falls, vaivcd preliminary hearing before ·Voting Police Judge S. L. Hayne.s on a charge of operating a motor j vehicle while intoxicated and was j bound to the grand j u r y . His bond ivas fixed at $500. Gnagy was arrested by state Highway patrolmen at 11!: 10 o'clock Sunday morning on highway 106 about six miles west of Mason City. He was alleged to have had a pint boltlc half full of whisky. Homer C. Crolley, Piano, Tex., and William McCarthy, Minneapolis, were each fined $10 am! costs on charges of intoxication. They were arrested by police at Fourth street and South Federal avenue early Sunday. W i l l i a m D. Chase, 121)u South Federal avenue, f o r f e i t e d a SH) bond posted when arrested by police at Second street and South Federal avenue on a charge ol* intoxication. OBSERVATIONS AT NORTH IOWA FAIR By AllTHUK PlCKl'OKD (Globe-Gazette Farm Editor) --, Excellent show of vegetables and grains, both in bundles and pails. Tall corn fastened to posts, and apples to gladden the eyes of the small boy. --, Boys at the washrack giving Iheir entries i thorough wash- j ing, and then putting on the curly-cmcs as carefully as if they were humans. QUARTERS OPEN IN MASON CITY Office in Charge of Adam H. Herbencr, County Chairman The democratic central commit- " I wash the brush of j l=e of Ccrro Corelo county Mon- calf's tail witJi to get it i day officially opened its head- white?" "Use peroxide," is vol- | quarters at 212 North Federal ..... .i i avenue for the purpose CATTLE EXHIBITS Spencer Breeders Exhibit Grand Champion Cow; Studer's Best Bull Stamp News Labor Chief Seeks to Prevent Circus Exhibiting in Omaha O M A H A, Nebr., (IF) -- Mace Brown, president of the central labor union here, said Monday Omaha labor forces would "use all means at its command" to prevent a showing of the Al G. Barnes and Sells-Floto circus here next Saturday and Sunday. He said the circus carried many acts of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey circus, which was taken off the road after recent labor troubles. Brown said he wired a protest to John R i n g l i n g North of tlie circus company asking the Omaha performance be cancqlcd. Dr. Lauer Announces Driving Tests Hours at North Iowa Fair The hours for the driving tests at the driver's clinic at the North Iowa fair this week will be every day from 10 o'clock in the morning until 7 o'clock in the evening, Dr. A. H. Lauer, director of the clinic, announced Monday. I It takes about 30 minutes to | complete a test, Dr. Laucr said. The clinic is located under the east end of the grandstand at the fairgrounds. The clinic is free and is sponsored by Iowa State college, the Mason City-Ccrro Gordo Safety council, the state highway patrol and the Mason City police department. K. .1. Moore is givhifr illustrated lectures im the various methods of punishing, the criminals in the state prisons. He advocates more humane treatment of the inmates of the "biff house." His Lecture is Riven, in the crime exhibit being shown y in connection with the Goodmo.ti Wonder shows at the North Iowa fair this week. Mrs. I f . F. Scluvankc and i n f a n t son, 2306 Jefferson nvenue soulh- west, were dismissed from the Park hospital Sunday. Iowa Highway Patrol Brings in $143,479 in Revenue for '38 DES MOINES, f/P)--Chief John Mattery reported Monday the Iowa state highway patrol brought in almost 5143,479.94 in revenue to township, county and stale coffers' during the first seven months of this year. Revenue produced directly or i n d i r e c t l y by the /patrol exceeded by S'l.OUO the cost of tile patrol and driver's license examiners for .lie period, I lattery said. The largest revenue attributed to parole activities came from fines t violators brought into court by lighway patrolmen. Hattery said 574,744.27 of the total was ill fines which averaged 5G.28 each. r PRACTICAL R O O F S /'-" B U S I N E S S B U I L D I N G S Leaks from rain or melting snow will never worry the business man who covers his building -with a "built-up" Old American Asphalt Roof. Tough, ' asphalt-saturated sheets, cemented together with "live" asphalt, then covered with a protective coating of roof grave!. FHA FINANCING PLAN It IB «aay (o enjoy this maximum protection now. L«t u* explain how the FHA Financing Plan spreads the cost of an Old American Hoof orer a convenient period, Mid-West Rooting Co., Inc. 216 Fifth Street S. W. Phone 454 R. J. Moore Tells Personal Experiences in Iowa "Big Houses" Advocating "punishment docs not cure a criminal," R. J. Mouro, crime lecturer, is showing the horrors of the "big house" in the crime e x h i b i t bcMn^ shown in connection w i t h the Goodman Wonder shows at the North Iowa Fail this week. Mr. Moore has .spent IS years ii the state prisons of Iowa. He has given lectures on crime throughout the middlewest for the pas three years. In September ISKiT Mr. Moore lectured to several civic elubs in Mason City. In his lecture, Mr. Moore sh the various methods used to pun- the rule violators iti Die prisons. He e x p l a i n s the Johnson bar, ,lhe s t r i n g - u p method and the s t r a i tjacket. Mr. Moore urges in his led Lire. the necrs.sily of more h u m a n I r e a t m c n t of Ihe i n m a t e s in t l i e state prisons. He also stresses his belief t h a t the causer of Hie present crime w a v e is due to the unemployment situation. Planes Crash 1,500 Feet in Air; 2 Killed KELLY FIELD, SAN ANTONIO, Texas, (U.R--Flying Cadets Robert Rcmpfer Whitehouse. 21, of Evanston, 111., andyKdward Delaney W i l l a r d , 22," ol Modesto, Cal., were killed near here Monday when their t r a i n i n g ships collided n t an altitude of 1,500 feet. Firemen received Uvo calls hi shurl order Sunday evening, one ;jt 7:02 o'clock to the homo of John Pana, 9 Jefferson avenue novlInvest, when a cm'lain causht fire from a gas stove. The other call came in at 7:04 o'clock when a wire shorted at Ninth street and Virginia avenue northeast. Come and See It! STOKOL (The World's Greatest Stoker At Our Hoolh in t h e Merchants Buildin! NORTH IOWA F A I R Wagner Coal Co. Alasnn (Jity Five North lowans Enlist in U. S. Navy Five men w i l l tic sent to Des Moines Tuesday for cnlislmi Ihe U n i t e d States Navy and DCS Moines they will be sent to the Great Lake;, Xaval ( r a i n i n g slation near C'hicagn. B e r n a r d K. W a l l b e r . naval r e c r u i t i n g officer for North Iowa, announced Monday. The men are R i c h a r d D, lieibe of Thornton, Clyde P u r v i a n c c of Clear Lake, [f.lmer W. Dennis of Klmii. I.eKoy A. B u U c r f i c l d of Charles C i t y and Clarence A. I l a m l i n of Thompson. The period of e n l i s t m e n t is f o u r years, Mr. W a l l b c r said, and the age n u a l i f i c a t i o n is between 17 and 25 years. The men must pass physical and intelligence tests before (hey can be accepted, ho added. Former Mason Cityan Drowned in Pacific Charles "Buddy" Seeley, formerly of Mason City, was drowned Sunday w h i l e swimming at Ln- gunn Beach. Cal.. accorduuj, to word received here by his iiunl and uncle. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Glass. 208 T w e l f t h she"; n o r t h - wcM. l i e was eaught in l!u- ocean n;lifl'' aix.' ir;'.-! unab3" ! · .''.'iu'b shore, l i e was employed ny toe Shell Petroleum company in Los Angeles. Pole Clausen and Son, Spencer, were named premier exhibitors of the Shorthorn cattle show nt the North Iowa Fair Monday on the basis of w i n n i n g the largest amount of cash prizes and bein most worthy of the honor in tlie opinion of the judges. The Spencer breeders also were winners of the grand champion female ribbon for the breed on t/Tissie's Princess, the junior champion cow. The grand champion nil. Calrossic Archer, was shown by B. G. Studer, Wesley. Clem Larson \vas judge of the Shorthorn show and Robert Findson, clerk. H. W. Girton, Mason ity, is superintendent of. the cattle show. Shorthorn Cattle Judged The judging*; in the Shorthorn cattle exhibit follow: Two and three year old bulls-B. G. Studer, Wesley, first; B. G. Studer, second. Senior yearling bulls--P e I e Clausen and Sons, Spencer, firsl: B. G. Studer. second. J u n i o r y e a r l i n g bulls--B. G. Studer, f i r s t ; Pete Clausen and Sons, second. Summer y e a r l i n g bulls--Carl A. llcnkcl, Mason City, firsl; B. G. Sluder, second; Pete Clausen and Sons, third. Senior bull calves--Pele Clausen and Sons, first; C.'arl A. Henkel, second and third; B. G. Studer. fourth. Senior -champion bull--B. G. Studer. Junior c h a m p i o n bull--Pete Clausen and Sons*. Group of three bulls (any age) --B. G. Studer, f i r s t ; Carl A. Henkel. second; Pete Clausen and Sons, t h i r d . Group of Two liulls Group of two bulls--B. G. Studer, f i r s t : Pele Clausen and Sons, second; Carl A. Henkcl, t h i r d ; B. G. Studer, f o u r t h . Two and three year old heifers--Pele Clausen arid Sons, f i r s t ; B. G. Sludcr. second. Senior y e a r l i n g heifers -- Car) A. Henkel. f i r s l ; Pete Clausen and j Sons, second. Junior yearling heifers B. G. Sludcr, f i r s l : 1'cle Clausen and Sons, second: B. G. Sluder, t h i r d ; Carl A. Henkel. f o u r t h . I .Summer y e a r l i n g h e i f e r s -- C a r l i A. H e n U o l , l i i s t : Pete Clausen and Sons, second; Carl A. Henkcl. t h i r d . Senior h o i f e r calves -- Pele Clausen and Sons, f i r s t : Carl A. Henkcl, second; B. G. SUider. third. Senior c h a m p i o n female--Carl A. Henkel. Junior champion female--Pele Clausen and Sons. Des i CJel of sire ( f o u r -- a n y age) -- nl i n ' P c l p Clausen and Sons, firsl: H. f r o m l G . Studer, second; Pele Clausen and Sons, t h i r d . Graded herd -- Pete Clausen and Sons. Pair if Vcarlinss I P a i r of yearlings--B. G. Studer, first: Carl A. l l c n k c l , second: Pete Clausen and Sons, t h i r d ; B. G. Studer, f o u r t h . P a i r of calves --- Pele Clausen and Sons, f i r s l ; Carl A. I l e n k e l , second; B. C;. Sluder. t h i r d . Pair of f e m a l e s -- Pete C l a u s e n : and Sons, f i r s t : Carl A. 7fen!el, second: B. G. Studer, t h i r d ; Pete Clausen and Sons, f o u r t h . Bull, or female--B. G. Sluder, first; Pete Clausen and Sons, second; Carl A. Henkcl, third and fourth; B. G. Studer, f i f t h ; Pete Clausen and Sons, sixth. Produce of eow (two animals) --Pete Clausen and Sons. Steer, calved May 1, 1037, to Aug. 1, 1037--Carl A. Henkel. Champion steer--Carl A. Henkel. The new issue of the 10 cenl postage stamp, bearing the ii[;c- \ ness of John Tyler, w i l l be on sale at tlie Mason City p o s t o f f i c e shortly a f t e r the o f f i c i a l release date, Sepl. 2. Postmaster A. M. Sclianke announced Monday. A c c o v d i ng to Postmaster Schunke, Ihe new stamps will conform in size and general design to the preceding denominations of this series with the: addition of a single-line border. The stamp w i l l be p r i n t e d in salmon color. Stamp collectors desiring f i r s t day c a n c e l l a t i o n s of the new s t a m p may send addressed covers, not in excess of 10. to the Washington, D. C.. postoffice with a cash or postal money order re- m i t t a n c e to cover the cost of the stamps required for a f f i x i n g , Postmaster Schanke e x p l a i n e d . untecred by someone. --, Shorthorns, Herefords, Guern- seys, Jerseys, Aberdeen-Angus, Ayrshire;;, Brown Swiss, Hol- steens, Devons,--it is a smart boy, town or country, who can tell which breeds are here. --.Boys' calves being trimmed behind the ears as carefully as his mother did his before he came to the fair; and much more soap being used. --, H u m a n bee hive, men working against time, sweat streaming down their faces. Oven-like · temperature of second story, on exhibition hall and in all iron | roofed buildings, [ -- Acres of farm machinery, mostly t r a e t o r s with machines [ hitched to them, all in b r i g h t I red, or green, or blue. Rubber I ires on all farm machines, j Drive belts of cam as, rubberized. Will rubber drive out cast iron and steel'.' --Feed grinder being run a s t 2-HlO ' v. p. m. by a tractor and howl- i ing like mad. i ·Lazy man's corn unloadcr tips wagon box lip endwise and load slides out into an elevator lliat puts it into the crib. --Presumptive remark of Rip Van Winkle if he had awakened in the midst ot the farm exhibit of labor savings machinery: "Well! I'll be darned.' 1 f hand l i n g as many business details as possible before the campaign rush begins. The s t a f f at the o f f i c e now includes Adam II. Herbcner, county chairman, who is in direct charge of the office and Mrs. Helcne Amling, who is assisting Mr. Herbcner. The o f f i c e for the present w i l l be open in the afternoon and evening hut later will remain open all day u n t i l the close of the campaign in November. The democratic executive board of Cevro Gordo is composed . of Mv. llcrbencr, c h a i r m a n : Mrs, i George Klaasscn of Clear Lake, i c h a i r w o m a n ; Miss " Charlotte i Skcne of Ventura, secretary, and 1.' C. Jensen of Clear Lake, treasurer. Wakoncla Golfers Must Keep Their Shirts On DKS MOINES. l/V't -- When a hairy-chested male golfer shows up on the first tee w i t h o u t , his s h i r t , the resulting problem is an esthetic one, the board of the Wakonda Golf club here has decided. The board issued a form request that golfers keep their shirts on esthetic grounds." Zoo to Get nn Aouihul BOSTON, (U.P.)--Because the 7,00 is aoudad-less. Park Commissioner William P. Lolly plans to swap a male emu for a female aoudad The swap w i l l be made with Mnns Eluuler of Iloosac Falls, N. Y., who owns a 3 year old aoudad valued at s:S7Ti. Payne WALLPAPER PAINT STORE ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF THREE NEW TRUCKS TO ITS FLEET Carrier riseon Stops for Food SANTA ROSE, Cal., (U.R--A carrier pigeon f l y i n g north over here on a p r e s u m a b l y non-stop f ] j g ] i l a p p a r e n t l y became so exhausted it could not continue. H c;;mr dovn al Ihe bouse o! M W a r r e n J o u r s , made friends with bcr. was fed, and t h e n resumed its f l i g h t . Three new streamlined trucks designed and built by the Pfaff Baking Co., to insure faster and better delivery service of "Betsy Ross" products to Mason City merchants. WATCH FOR THESE TRUCKS ON THE STREETS 23 TRUCKS SERVING NORTH IOWA AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA

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