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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 12

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, February 8, 1934
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TWELVE MASON CITY GLOBE GAZETTE FEBRUARY 8 M 1934 COURT UPHOLDS ROCKFORD'S CONTRACT TO BUILD PLANT STRUCTURE WILL COST $82,111 Mayor States Construction of Municipal Building to Start at Once. ROCKFORD Feb. 8.--Word was received here this morning from attorneys at DCS Moines that the cos- tract made for the erection of a municipal light plant here was legal. The Iowa Public Service company cad sought an injunction against construction of the plant on the grounds that the contract between the city of Rockford and the Fairbanks-Morse company to build the plant waa illegal. "Work on the plant," Mayor J. 3. Wilson stated today, "will be started at once. 1 ' The plant will cost 582,111. Approval of a bond issue to build the plant had been given by the voters at a special election. The Iowa Public Service company now provides electricity to Rockford. The decision was handed down in federal court yesterday at Dubuque. Gilchrist Rites to Be Held Friday at Osage OSAGE, Feb. S.--William Gil- Christ, 75, who died Wednesday, will be buried Friday. Mr. Gilchrist was a farmer and for 17 years sexton of Osage cemetery, until his resignation about two years ago. He is survived by his wife, Matilda Donner Gilchrist, two sons, Lee and Ross of Osage, a brother, Joseph of Bakersfield, Ca]., two sisters, Mrs. Joe Isbell of Seattle, Wash., and Mrs. Myron Ingram of Bakersfield, and several grandchildren. Funeral services will he Friday at 2 p. m. at Champion Funeral home in charge of Dr. S. E. Ellis of the Methodist church. H E R E A N D T H E R E * * * * * * * * * « * « * * * » « , » Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Nelson Renamed Head of Farm Holiday Group THOMPSON, Feb. 8.--The Farm Holiday association met Tuesday «veniner in the Princess theater. Ralph Nelson was again elected chairman and C. M. Church secretary; Paul Sill was chosen vice president and Elmer Peterson. treasurer. The meetings from now on will be held the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Daughter Is Born. BANCROFT--Mr. and Mrs. Hugh -Walsh have a daughter, born Tuesday morning: - IOWA LUMP (Ontrrrllle) W. KY. NTJT W. KY. LUMP. SO. KJL. LUMP.... (Franklin Conoty) COAL $6.5O ton $6.50 ton $7.5O ton $8.OO ton Above Coals Beat In Their Respective Fields. WHY PAY MORE? Wolf Bros. PHONE 1148 Born at Britt. BRITT--Dr. and Mrs. Rogers are parents of a baby boy. Mrs. Rogers and baby are at the Algona hospital. A girl was horn to Mr. and Mrs. Karl Korneisel Sunday. The baby arrived on Mrs. Korneiscl's birthday. Their family now consists of three boys and two girls. A ten pound girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Reibsamen Tuesday. Go to Iowa City. WHITTEMORE -- Mrs. Frank Brchmer of Wilmot, Minn., Mrs. John Broich of Adrian, Minn., Mrs. Catherine O'Brien and A. J. Kaschmitter accompanied Mra. Anna Schrelr to Iowa City Tuesday, the latter to go through the clinic and Mrs. O'Brien to visit her daughter, Miss Mary Alma who is a patient at Oakdale. Visitors From Rochester. FREDERICKSBURG--Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Swanger and two children of Rochester, Minn., visited Sunday at the Fred Kerr and William Elliott homes. Guests From Springfield. GOODELL--Mrs. Rose Houghton, son Reginald, Marshalltown, Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Koosen, daughter, Dorothy, Springfield, Mo., and Daphne Houghton of Eagle Grove were guests at the D. M. Conlan home. Club Names Selected. LELAND--The "Do-R-Best" club of Newton township met at the home of .the leader, Mrs. H. N. Miller, west of town. The club selected Its name at this meeting. Successful Jn Exam. WHITTEMORE -- Harold Roth went to Minneapolis where he took an examination for a radio station license from the federal radio commission. He passed his examination successfully but the papers had to be sent to Washington for a final check. About 60 wrote the examination. Return to Minneapolis. LAKE MILLS--Mr. and Mrs. Clifton LaFleur and Joseph Sletten of Minneapolis were visitors at the Rev. O. R. Sletten home. Mrs. Joseph Sletten accompanied them to Minneapolis. Talks on Carolina. CLARION--The Monday club et with Mrs. Anna Nagle. Miss Minnie Lockwood gave a talk on North Carolina. Recovers From Injuries. STILSON--Herman Leeser, who was kicked by a horse at the Cecl Hildabrand home, is able to be ou again. Truman Nelson Manager. KANAWHA--Truman N e l s o n Tuesday took over the duties as manager of the Champlln Oil company service station here in place of Lyman Nelson, who resigned. Son Is Recovering. K A N A W H A--Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Berhow have returned iome from Faribauit,- Minn., where :hey were for several days with their son, Byron, who is ill with meumonla. They report that Byron s improving. Arrive From Hamburg. HANLONTOWN--Mr. and Mrs. Bokcr Fletcher and children of Hamburg arrived to stay for the ) re sent with the Am lei Nagel fum- ly. The Fletcher family recently :ost all their livestock and barn by fire. Mrs. Smith Seriously III. SEXTON--Mrs. Amy Smith Is seriously ill at her home here with heart disease. She has to sit up night and day, as she cannot get YOUR IOWA An Interesting Fact Dally About the State You Are Proud to Coll Your Own! No point in 1'owa Is more than 12 miles from a railroad, and no one walks to the railroad station as Iowa has a total of more than 700,000 cars. her breath when lying down. Her daughter, Mrs. Oscar Hamond Wesley, came to. care for her. Goeg to Pelican Kapfdg. RAKE--C. E. Lund left Sunday for Pelican Rapids, Minn., to be with his father, who is ill. Mr. Littles of Elmore, Minn., is in charge of the lumber yard during his absence. Enter Corn in Show. T H O R N T O N--Walter Baker, Thornton, and Grant Johnson, of near Mason City, drove to Ames Saturday where they entered corn in the corn show at the Iowa State college Farm and Home week. 72nd Birthday Observed. THOMPSON--Fifteen w o m e n helped Mrs. O. H. Holland celebrate bar seventy-second birthday anniversary Monday afternoon. Mrs. Usher Hostess. ROCK FALLS--Mrs. Lucile Usher entertained the Bridge club at her home Monday evening with high score going to Dorothy Edgar and low to Geraldine Edgar. The next meeting will be with Erna Hansen Feb. 26. Return to Waseca. MANLY -- Martin Brozik re- MEDICAL ADVICE If you want to '**' '· . . . relieve constipation gently and safely ... take the exact dose suited to your need . . . avoid danger of bowel strain --use a liquid laxative Can constipation be safely relieved? "Yes!" say medical men. "Yes!" declare thousands who have followed their advice and know. You are not apt to cure your constipation with salts, pills and tablets, or any habit-forming cathartic. But you can safely relieve this condition just by gentle regulation with a suitable ·liquid laxative. Why Hospitals use a. liquid laxative The dose of a liquid laxative can be measured. The action can thus be regulated to suit your individual need. It forms no habit; you need not take a "double dose" a day or two later. Nor will il irritate the kidneys. The right liquid laxative will bring a perfect movement, wild no discomfort at the lime, or afterward. The unwise use of strong cathartics may oflen do more than good. chance it. The contents of Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin is stated plainly on the label; fresh herbs, pure pepsin, active senna. Its very taste tells you Syrup Pepsin is wholesome. A delightful taste, and delightful action. Safe for expectant mothers, and children. Drug stores have it, ready for use, in big bottles. In buying any laxative, read /Ac label. If it contains a doubtful drug, don't take it. If you don't know what is in it, don't THE TEST: This test has proved to many men and women that their trouble was not "iveak bowels," but strong cathartics! First: select a properly prepared liquid laxative. Second: take the dose you find suited to your system. Third: gradually reduce the dose until bowels are moving of their own accord Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin has the highest standing among liquid laxatives, and is the one generally used, turned to his home at Waseca, Minn., Tuesday. He visited friends and relatives. Mr. Brozik is a former Manly resident. Submits to Operation. SCARVILLE -- Roger Iverson, young sou of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Iverson, underwent an operation for mastoids at an Albert Lea hospital. Tells of Trip. MANLY--The Study club met at the home of Mrs. E. E. Pehman Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. M. J. Mul- In gave an interesting account of ier trip through Yellowstone na- ional park. Honored on Birthday. RUDD -- Mrs. R. F. Schweizer planned a surprise in honor of Dr. Scuwclzer's birthday anniversary. Guests from Mason City and Rurld vicinity were present. Mrs. Dunn Imp roves: SWALEDALE--Mrs. Ann Dunn is some better but has been in a serious condition. Entertain Bridge Club. SCARVILLE--The Misses Eunice Westrum and Clara. Nelson entertained the local Bridge club Tuesday evening. Visiting In Chicago. SHEFFIELD--Max Brower is spending the week in Chicago visiting his sisters, Mrs. W. C. Reynolds, Mrs. Charles Bailey and Mrs. Harry Edwards and brother, Glen Brower. Basketball Banquet Held. CRYSTAL LAKE -- A banquet was held at the Crystal cafe for the basketball boys of the local school, which was put on by Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Jensen, owners of the Crystal cafe and Ed McGreevy, the ooach. A card party was held at the D. F. Willis home. Are Parents of Son. ELMA--A son. was born to Mr. and Mrs. Gus Lletz Monday mom- 'ng at Hastings hospital. The Lietzs have a daughter and four sons. Honored at Shower. DOUGHERTY--A large crowd attended a shower at the hall given by friends in honor of Miss Margaret Sweeney, daughter of Mrs. Ann Sweeney, west of town. Miss Swcen- ·y will become the bride of Clinton Pankuk in the near future. Goes to Battle Creek. ROCKFORD--Ruth Webster left VIonday evening for Battle Creek, MJcb., where she was taken for medical treatment. She was accompanied by her sister, Bemadine Webster. Suffering From Pneumonia. CALMAR--Sigvord Klttlespy la confined to his home with, pneumonia. Visitor at Kochestcr. MANLY--Dr. and Mrs. S. S. .Vestly visited Trainmaster J. L. Hayes at Rochester, Minn., who is recovering from a major operation. Congregational Church Elects. NASHUA, Feb. 8.--Officers of :he Congregational church, who were elected following a supper at he church Tuesday evening were: M. B. Norman and Roy Scoles, trustees; Dwight Grawe, treasurer; Robert Goodaell, clerk; Mrs. C. L. Tohnson, choir director; Mrs. E. W. Staley, pianist; Miss Llliath Miller, assistant pianist; Harry DuBols, deacon. Moving From Brlcelyn. HANLONTOWN--Mr. and Mrs H. K. Lockrem and BOD, Virgil, Bricelyn, Minn., are moving the middle of this month to the Ford farm, where they will reside the coming year. Mr. Lookrem is a little improved in health. Return From Avoca. LAKOTA--Mr. and Mrs. August Gutknecht and Emma and Charles Gutknecht returned Monday from Avoca, Wis., where they attended the funeral of Mrs. Louise Kienitz Condition Is Unchanged. THOMPSON--The condition of Knute Opheim, city marshal, who has been confined to his home suffering a nervous ailment, remains about the same. John Batchlor Is serving as marshal. Taken to Hospital. CRYSTAL LAKE--Mrs. Herman Anderson,' who has been seriously 111 for the past three weeks, was taken to the Forest City hospital where she underwent an operation which proved to be satisfactory. She has had two blood transfusions. Return From West Liberty. PORTLAND--Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Files returned from West Liberty where they visited with friends and relatives during the past few days. Still in Waterloo. RUDD -- Mrs. Goldie Rader Scheckler of Waterloo was not brought from the hospital to her mother's home in Nora Springs as was previously stated, but is at her home in Waterloo, 227 Denver street. Returns to Sun Diego. GLARKSVILLE--Mrs. Ellis Kellar and year old son, James, who spent the past four months here with her husband's relatives, left for San Diego, Cal., Tuesday afternoon where her husband is stationed at the U. S. nava! base. Play Proceeds $60. LATIMER--Proceeds from the Walther league play, "Sound Your Horn," given two evenings in the 0. B. S. hall, were more than $60. Honored on Birthday. CALMAR--A surprise party was given Tuesday evening at the home of Miss Rose Neuzil In honor of Miss Katheryn Kettlespy's birthday. Born nt Crystal Lake. CRYSTAL LAKE--Mr. and Mrs. ians Iverson are parents of a girl. Phis makes a family of 10 girls and 2 boys. Mr. and Mrs. John White- lurst are the parents of a boy. This s their first child. Response Is Satisfactory. PORTLAND -- The sign-up work s In full swing on the corn-hog reduction contracts and the committee hopes to have this work completed within the next few days. The response to this work has been quite satisfactoiy It was said. Administration Lauded. AMEC, Ic'cb. 8.--Representatives if co-operative oil companies in :owa, meeting at Iowa State college, ate yesterday adopted a resolution complimenting the Roosevelt administration for its stand regarding he rights of co-operatives in the preparation of NRA codes. Library Is Redecorating. GREENE, Feb. 8.--Work was egun Tuesday on redecorating the ocal public library, four men who lave been employed on the Butler ounty CVVA project have been ero- iloyed to do the work. FLOWERS Friday and Saturday SPECIALS Roses, per dozen 95c Carnations, per dozen 85c ASSORTED BOUQUETS Our Selections, 75c and $1 Choice Selection of Spring Flowers Most Reasonably Priced. Merkel Fiower Shop Flowers For Every Occasion' Phone 70S CLARION PLANS MUSIC FESTIVAL Methodist Church Choirs to Compete Sunday; District Event to Be Held. CLARION, Feb. S.--The music :estival and choir contest for the Clarion group of Methodist churches will be held in the Clarion Methodist church Sunday evening at 7:30 o'clock. The following churches ol the group will be represented in this contest: Belmond and Kanawha in class A, Rowan and Corwith in class B. All choirs participating will have the privilege of taking pat in the music festival of the Algona district of Methodist churches. The choirs having a superior rating will be permitted to compete in the choir contest for the district to be held at 4 p. m. Feb. 25. The winners in this district contest will compete in a conference choir and orchestra, both A and B classes, in which silver trophies will be awarded to winners. The cups are given by Momingside college. The contests and festivals are under the direction of the Northwest Iowa conference music committee and the purpose is to promote better church music. The Rev. G. W. Eggleston of Britt is chairman for the Algona district. The Rev. J. C. Buthman is chairman for the Clarion group. At Algona the combined choirs will be under the direction of Prof Paul MacCollin, head of the music department of Morningside college of Sioux City. Professor Leo Kuchinski, head of the wind and stringed instrument department of Morningside college and director of the symphony orchestra of Sioux City will direct the massed orchestras. It is expected that the district festival will be held in the high school aud'- torium at Algona, Feb. 23 at 7 p. m. Miss Florence Phipps of Renwick president of the Clarion group of Epworth leagues, and her staff of officers will be in charge of "a model" program in the Clarion Mctho- Jiat church Sunday evening at 6 -30 The Epworth leagues from Alexander, Rowan, Latimer, Belmond Kanawha, Corwith, Goldfield Renwick and Hardy and all of the Young Peoples societies from the Dram Sale of Perfumes Friday and Saturday Choice of SILVER POPPY or LE JADE, dram 69c DRAM 50c L'Origan Flour D'Amour Paris Jasmin Chypre Rose Swset Pea Seventeen DJER KISS, dram L'HEURE BLEU, dram BELLODGIA, dram ?-ADIO GIRL, dram . 35c $1.25 $2.00 25c o. SALE! NEW STRAWS N OTHERS AT $2.95 FOR TWO DAYS ONLY--FRIDAY AND SATURDAY Tucked Crepes, Straw Fabrics and Straw Braids in a variety of styles and colors. churches of Clarion have been invited to participate. This meeting will precede the music festival to be held in this same church at 7:30. The staff officers are ministerial adviser, the Rev. A. B. Briggs of Kanawha, Miss Barclay of Clarion, Miss Gartner of Rowan, Lawrence Schaal of Corwith. Two vacancies will be filled at the group rally at Clarion Wednesday evening of this week. Farmers Near Kiester Signing Up Contracts KIESTER, Minn., Feb. 8.--It was expected that the majority of farmers would sign up on the corn- hog program here today: Farmers have been notified to come to town by County Agent Engebretson. BUTLER NOBLE GRANDS GATHER Mrs. Behnke, Greene, Named President at Meeting in Dumont. DUMONT, Feb. 8.--Tho Dumont Past Noble Grands entertained the noble grands of the county at a luncheon Tuesday at the I. O. O. F. hall. ClarkBville, Greene and Shell Rock were represented. The next meeting will be at Clarksville in May. The program consisted of a hornpipe dance by Robert and Lous PfaltEgraff, a solo on bells by Rob- NOW Have crt Pfaltzgraff accompanied at the piano by his mother, Mrs. L. J. Pfaltzgraff and a playlet by eight Dumont past noble grands, "How the Story Grew." Election of officers waa as follows: President, Mrs. Plooma Behnke, Greene; first vice president, Mrs. Vern Marty, Dumont; second vice president, Mrs. Ellen McCracken, Greene; secretary, Mrs. Eldova Williams, Shell Rock; treasurer, Mrs. Frances Jenney, Clarksville. Mrs. Miller, 51, Dies at New Hampton Home NEW HAMPTON, Feb. 8.--Mrs. Hawley Miller, 51, wife of the custodian of the Chickasaw county courthouse, died at her home on West Prospect street Wednesday noon after a long illness. Phoenix Hose for 79 C per pair With the price difference between known and unknown brands reduced to the vanishing point under NRA, it is undoubtedly to the advantage of the consuming 1 public to give the known brands the preference. It will be economy to do so. 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