The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 3, 1931 · Page 9
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 3, 1931
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Mason City News on This Page North Iowa's Home Newspaper som Y. M. C. A. MEMBERSHIP DRIVE OPENS Feb. 3--Y. W. C. A. annual membership meeting, 6:30 o'clock. Feb. 4-5--Elks ministrel show at high school auditorium. Feb. 7.--U. C. T. regular monthly meeting v and dinner at the P. G. and E. auditorium at 6:30. Feb. 9--Annual P. G. E. Employes club dance at the armory. Feb. 11, 12, 13--Tombola at St. Joseph's Parish Hall. Feb. 12--Hamilton annual banquet at Episcopal parish hall, 6:30 p. in Mason City- Cisterns cleaned, rep'd. 1279VV. Bennett Music Studio. Ph. G14J. M. C. Batt. and Elec. Co. have moved to 304 2nd S. W. Mrs. \V. H. Potts wns to leave Tuesday evening for Chicago to attend the eastern and foreign jewelry exhibits there this week. Chicago Sin.OO by bus. Jefferson Bus Depot. Phone 174. * Phone ALLISON 431 for the better Iowa Lump Coal. Its clean $7, Yeomen Carnival Dance Wed., Feb. 4. Eagles Hall. Coes Music. Mrs. Pearl Tannar, county superintendent of schools, has assessed the costs of the case of Nick P Juhl vs. the Lime Creek school district against the plaintiff. The superintendent found for the defendant at the recent hearing on the matter which involved an applica tion for transportation. Farm Loans -- Prompt service Act now for spring. W. L. Patton 109 East State street. Farm Loans -- Prompt service Act now for spring- W. L. Patton 109 East State street. · They look like new again--ou customers tell us. Dresses cleaned and pressed 75c and up. Suits 50c Overcoats 51.00. Topcoats 75c. Us our call for and delivery service Phone 718. Hanford Cleaners, Inc A. J. Hedensten has gono to St Paul to attend a conference of stor managers of Montgomery Ware ' arid" company. The meeting wa scheduled for Monday, Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday. I tahe this means of letting mj friends know that I am now con nected with the Park barbershop just west of Brady's drugstore on First street northwest. Your con tinued patronage will be appre ciated. Russell Thompson. Nathan Levinson, local attornej injured in an automobile crash tw weeks ago Monday, is thot to b out of danger, according to his phy sician. Mr. Levinson, who receive a fractured skull, is at Park has pital where he was taken followin; the accident. He was able to sit u for the first time Monday. IN MEMOUIAM In loving memory of our wife an mother who passed away 4 year ago today, Feb. 3, 1927. Chas. A. .Gustafson, Allen L. Gustafson, Nora A. Gustafson. IN MEMOKIAM In loving memoi'y of our wife an mother who passed away Feb. 1930. Loving and kind in all her way Upright and just to the end of he days, Sincere and true in her heart an mind, Beautiful memories, she left behin A. Grunz, Mrs. O. E. Moon, Mrs. W. H. Moll, Martha Laskey, H. J. Grunz. LOCAL CANVASS S LAUNCHED AT DINNER MEETING 150 Members Sought by Association in Its Campaign. An initial impetus was given the Y. M. C. A. membership campaign vhen 500 cards tearing the names of Y "prospects" we're divided among the 75 men who attended the campaign dinner in the banquet room of the building Monday evening. A goal of 75 new and 75 renewed memberships is sought by the organization. The memberships sought at this ;ime are to bring the enrollment of ;he local association to 1,150, according to C. E. Oilman, secretary Memberships · to the number o£ 350 expired during December and Jan- lary, but all expired membership? have been regained or replaced ex- :ept the 150 now being solicited Mr. Gilman said. The 80 membership .solicitors are divided into four divisions. Bach roup is under the leadership of a major. The four leaders are Robert Finlayson, Charles Gasswint, Harvey Major and Clarence Schukei. A check up diner to determine the number of memberships gaiuec and to give opportunity to discuss accomplishments will be held at 6:30 o'clock at the Y. M. C. A Wednesday night. Each campaign worker is asked to report his prog ress to the Y- office each day. "There is sufficient money avail able for a good purpose and an or ganization which goes out with gooc selling points meets satisfactory re sponse," declared E. H. Wagner general chairman of the campaign who presided at tho dinner. ASK IVo more. "It is remarkable with tho nev building and additional services ti the community that tha organizn tion is asking no more from tin community chest than it did wliei the Y. M. C. ,A. secretary occupie a small office in a downtown of£ic building and had only one assistan secretary," Mr. Wagner said in ex plaining why the Y. M. C. A. wa called on to ask thru membership for more money than is allotted th organization by "the communit chest. V "We/came within ?115 of meetini the budget last year," Mr. Wagne said and explained that a member ship campaign in addition a membership secretary was ne cessary because 50 per cent of th membership falls due now. Other reasons why the associa tion cannot be self supporting wer given by Mr. Wagner included fig urea concerning non profit produc ing enterprises. 10,328 Boys Participate. A total of 10,528 boys have participated in the activities of the Y. M. C. A. during the past year. Of this number 4,741 are not members nor have paid any fee. A total of 10,412 persons have attended the 21 meetings of the community centers from which come.H no revenue. ' The annual cost of membership to the boys is Si. National data shows it costs the association $17.50 for each boy annually. .Tan. 1 the local organization had B02 members in the men's department. Their annual fee is $5 and up. National data shows it costs the association $27.50 for each man annually. Activity Hnlifa Interest. "It is active participation in the Y that keeps men interested," Mr. Wagner declared. "Be sure to follow your membership 'sales' with several 'service' calls to see that tho new Cowling Will Address Honor Students Here 90 High School and Junior College Men and Women to Be Kiwanis Guests. Dr. Donald J. Cowling, president of Carleton college, Northfield. Minn., and recognized as one of the outstanding educators of the middle west; will give the address at the nnual luncheon given by the Max son City Kiwanis club for the 90 or more honor students of the high school and junior college. The meet- ng will be held Thursday noon in the'Wedgewood room of the Hotel Hanford. This is the fourth year in. which the Kiwanis club has entertained the honor students of the local high school and junior college. S. L. Rugland, dean of the Junior college, and H. E. Hanson are in charge. Special musical numDers to be given by the students wilt include the -girls sextet from the high school under the direction of' Miss Ellen Smith, with Miss Margaret* Hanson as accompanist, 'ip.rl the Junior college cornet trio, composed of Robert Bagley, Charles Starr and Paul Kutzner with Frank Piersol at the piano. Dr. Cowling's address will be on "Opportunity nod the Mr;;)." DK. DONALD J. COWLING. CUMULATION OF Librarian's Report at Trustee Meeting Shows Growth. At the meeting of the board'-of trustees of the Mason City public library Monday evening the librarian's report showed a gain in circulation of 1,441 over the same month last year. Since it was mid-year in the school calendar and the library books at the schools ^were shifted, the mending report was unusually large, 1,435 books having been by tile staff during Jan- The board approved the appointment of Miss Avis Gregory of Wat- erlo to fill a staff vacancy. Miss Gregory has been working in a book store in Waterloo since she received her B. A. degree at Cedar Falls. Miss Northey, the manager of Black's book balcony, speaks highly of her work. For m than a year she was a part-time assistant 5n the Waterloo pxiblic library while she was going to school and Miss Wieder, the librarian under whom she took apprentice work, recommends her also. She is a young woman of ability who is a conscientious and willing worker, according to her recommendations to Mason City. mended uary. Resident 52 Years Dies. CRESTON, Feb. 3. (.T)--Mrs. Mary McVey, 83, Union county resi; lent 52 years, died Monday. In a good little town near Mason City, with or without ' building. This could be sold with a residence property as part payment. Ask for information. Phone 184 Kresge Bldg. Daly Epigrams! Fiimily trees arr. known iy the fruits thereof. FLUMBINO fizOW HEATING member is actually enjoying tho Y. M. C. A. and its facilities." The Y. M. C. A. has offered a chicken dinner to the upper ten men of each competing group in tho membership campaign. The basis to be used in rating the teams will be one point Cor each new member, one point for each renewed membership and one point for each SI collected. Dr. George M. Crabb, president of the Y. M. C. A. gave the invo cation. Music was furnished by Fred Schaffer and his piano accordion. The dinner ilself was donated ly S. M. Decker. C. L. Murray who Monday night took four cards, returned all four cards signed and with memberships paid in full by Tuesday noon. A PRACTICAL MONEY AID Careful Ihot will lead you In thfs sound organization every time you nceil f l n n n c i n l tielp. For its tne one plan rieslfined just to meet the needs of people like you. Wlien money is short--when" hills and expenses mount--let our loans help Utlc over Hie roxiRh limps. Como in and see how speedy, courteous nml plenumt (his assistance la. UNITED SERVICE Closed! Says Sign; Police Investigate; Famous Bridge Safe Willow Creek bridge is falling down! So it seemed when a sign at the south end proclaimed "Closed" to all who came to pass across the Members of Hi Tri Hear Hawaii Talk; Plan for Play Day Miss Frances Forester talked 01 ler trip to Hawaii at the meetini, of Hi Tri Monday afternoon at tin Y. Wl C. A. She described incident on the boat trip and during thei sight seeing on the island mention ing many of the manners nnl cus toms o[ the natives. During the business meeting i as voted to sponsor a play da; Feb. 20 from 5 to 9 o-ciock whei a basket ball game will be playe between the Clear Lake Girl Re serves and the H!-Tri. Marjorie Vaughn led the devo tions on traveling. Natalie Wilson Olga Belberoff and Ann Thomaa sang a group of Hawaiian songs. Roof Fire Causes . Fire Department Call A_.roof blaze probably caused by sparks caused the fire department to be called to the A. Zeller home, 716 Washington avenue southwest, at 1:11 o'clock Monday afternoon, The fire was extinguished before the department arrived. 3reese Gets Directed Verdict in $20,000 Case at Winona, Minn. A directed verdict for Ills client, Bert DcWilt, Dos Moines, defendant in a $20,000 automobile injury ciiKC, was obtained by Garfield Breese in a case 'tried in the federal court at Winona, Minn. The plaintiff in the case was John N. Engstrom of Farmington, Minn., who was struck by an automobile driven by Mr. DeWitt. The directed verdict was obtained on the grounds that the plaintiff was guilty of contributory negligence. Mrs. Hathaway Able / to Leave Hospital Mrs. Cora Hathaway, 1G07 Pennsylvania avenue northeast, who was injured when she fell downstairs at the Princess cafe, was able to le,ave Park hospital Monday. She was' employed at the cafe. DR. HAROLD JENNINGS Osteopathie Physician S2!l 1H. B. A. BuiUHnR L'lumcs, Office 538--Home 28filW Dr. Horace Beemer EXTRACTION SPECIALIST X-RAY OF TEETH J. C. Penney Building · Have Your Car WASHED or GREASED 99c LAPINER MOTOR CO. A ONE-STOP SERVICE 1 Block South of I'ostoffice Tlie Brightest Corner In Town R. N. Reiiber, M. D. 211/, S. Federal (Above J. J. Newhcrry Store) INTERNAL MEDICINE PHYSICAL THERAPY SKIN DISEASES' Telephone, Office 3880, Kcs. 2500 Dr. R. W, Shultz PILES (Hemorrhoids) non-surgical Treatment. Other Rectal Conditions. Intestinal Stasis (Constipation) Specific Treatment. Write for Booklet. Rooms 218, 219, 220 First Nat'l. Bank Bldg., Office Phone 842. Res. Hotel Hanford, Phone 2860. EAT 9 Let's Go to the HOME COOKED PLATE LUNCHEON Served from 11 A. M. to 81. M. A Free Service By R. W. Fischbeck famous street footbridge near and Connccciciu Second avenue southeast Monday night. Police were called by Bob Walsh,. ·!20 Fourth street southeast, to investigate. "The structure seemec! to 1)0 in good repair so the sign was removed and taken to the station,' the police bulletin records. The placing of the sign was evidently the prank of some youngster, police said^ Nichols and Green Store at Marshalltown Damaged During Fire The Nichols and Green shoe store at Marshalltown suffered damages to the extent of 51,600 in the fire that destroyed tha large Newman store there Saturday night. The damage came chiefly from water and smoke. The shoe store, however, opened as usual Monday morning. The loss was covered by insurance Injured Girl Able to Leave Hospital Miss Evelyn Statzcr, (4f Polk avenue southwest, who was injured in an automobile accident early Sunday morning, was able to leave Pnrk hospital Monday. She received cuts on her face and hands when she was thrown thru the window of the car on the road .smith of the Taylor bridge. Three others were in the automobile at the time of the accident- but were not injured. Iowa Rnnillt Suspeo.t Hold. CEDAR RAP'IDS, Feb. 3. (-T John Cole, suspected of being the bandit who robbed the Ingram gro- very of $50 Saturday night, is being held in Chicago. Generally speaking, a lump sum of money is a dangerous asset to leave to one's dependents. Consequently many men are arranging their Insurance policies so thai the proceeds ill bd paid in monthly installments. This plan eliminates all risk of loss, worry and besides, a very satisfactory rate of interest on-the principal is paid to the dependents. Ralph' W. Fischbeck, who has made a thorough study of this phase of Life Insurance, will be glad to discuss with you, without any obligation, just what can be accomplished with your present Life Insurance policies. The Green Mill Special BLUE PLATE LUNCHEON is especially popular with Business People who stay downtown for the noon meKi. Ample in quantity and appetizingly wholesome. Served daily from 11 a. ni. to ,2 p. in. 35c "Tlic Home of Good Food" KEPAIREI) AT GREATLY REDUCED VKICKS Kxjiorienccd Mecliiink's Time Payments This Art Oiooil for SI on Any Overhaul .Iol Makes Dentures (Plates) as low us, per plate EXTRACTIONS X-RAY SERVICE 15'/j N. FEDERAL PHONTS .S1S5 IF YOU DRIVE A CAR yon owe il. to yourself and the public In have y o u r eyes examined. Every second car you -see is driven by a person who needs glasses. Visit our office and we. will lell you if glasses a r e necessary . . . i f changes H li o u 1 d be . made in those you arc now wearing. OPTO3IETKIST Ph. GnS First Nat. III;. an easy chair, the news, and the radio program, these cold evenings. H i c k e y Brothers sell the widest selection " f r o m the world's foremost makes of pipes. dGR STORES in the HOTEL HANFORD Mason City, Iowa HEATO For Furnace KENTUCKY Block-Lump Si/.o . BLACK HAWK Big Illinois Lump PHONE 563 Rainbow Cafe Customers Always Come Back . . . Because They Appreciate Our Modern, sanitary cafe, the prompt service, the appetizing :'rc luncheons, the juicy steaks cooked to order, the unexcelled fountain service. Plan to dine with us tomorrow! You, too. will become a regular patron. 120 NOKTII KKOKKAI, A V K . Come,..Bring Your Valentine a nee MUSIC BY s ana mis wrcnestra The Band That.Puts 'Pep' in Your Step" Surprise Lighting Effects Decorations That Are New and Different An Extravaganza of Colorful Camouflage NOTE--Nothing has been spared to make this one of tho outstanding dance events in the history of Mason City. ADMISSION ONE DOLLAR

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