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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, January 9, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE. JANUARY 9 1936 ELEVEN Mason City's Calendar Jan. 9--Home Workshop club t meet at Manual Arts building a 8 p. m. Jan. 8--Tom' Thumb wedding, lug school auditorium, High Schoo Music Mothers' club. Jan. 9--Opening of free course fo foremen at Y. M. C. A. at 7:3 p. m. Jan. 14--Annual election of direc tors of Mason City Chamber o Commerce. Jan. 29--Annual Y. W. C. A. mem bership banquet, 6:30 o'clock a Y W. C. A. Jan. 29--Opening concert by Civi orchestra in high school auditor ium. Feb. 17--Lecture by Thomas C Poulter of the Byrd exp'editioi high school auditorium, spon sored by B. P. W. club. Here In Mason City Good cocoa door mats 98c a . Boomhower Hardware. Sheriffs Sale--George Heimen dinger's Mason City - Clear Lake Truckline Permit at Sheriff's office 2 P. M., Friday, January 10, 1936 The office ol Dr. Madeline Donnelly has been moved to the Eadmar Hotel. Ph. 703 or 2750. Budgeting 34c per day for 180 months gives you $2,500 living protection with Investors Syndicate Collect interest. Phone 439. Health bath, Swedish massage Reid's. Phone 676. Ritz Hotel. Dine with us. Juicj steaks, chicken, fish and barbecue rib dinners. Dance to the music of "Charlie and Lil." Knit dresses, sweaters, stockings and any other knit garments mav be mended at Merkel's. Come in and see how this work is done. Birth certificates have been filet for Robert Laurence, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Stillwcll, 15 Oak drive born Dec. 20: Edward Anthony, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed\vard Martin West Haven addition, born Dec. 25 Clayton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harlcy Klemos, 9 Monroe avenue southeas' born Dec. 22; Mildrerl Ann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hanson 321 Twelfth street northwest, born Dec. 21, and John William. Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. John William Wallace, Mason City, born Jan. 3. Apples at wholesale priees. Guaranteed to keep. Phone 628. NOTICE The new City Directory will be delivered Monday, Jan. 13th. Dura to the large size (800 pages) and new features added, completion has been delayed several weeks. Directory Service Company. SHERIFF'S SALE George Heimendinger's M a s o n City - Clear Lake Truckline Permit at Sheriff's office 2 P. M., Friday, January 10, 1936. POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENT I hereby announce my candidacy for the republican nomination for sheriff of Cerro Gordo county subject to the will of the voters at the June primary election. HARRY E. SONDERGAARD Utterbeck Believes Loans on 193 5 Corn Will Be Continued WASHINGTON, Jan. 9. a--Representative Hubert Utterback of Des Moines, Iowa, said today he believed continuation of federal loans on the 1935 corn crop was assured. Utterback said he had been informed no change in loan policy is contemplated for the immediate future. Farmers, he said, may continue to obtain 45 cents a bushel loans on corn stored in farm warehouses under state seal. "That doesn't mean,'.' he said, "that the government may not decide later to discontinue the loans, but for the present, farmers can continue to obtain them." At ihe first SNIFFLE.. Quick!--the unique aid for preventing colds. Especially designed for nose and upper throat, where most colds start. VJCKSVATRONOI 30c double q u a n t i t y 50c If Ruptured and mall it with name and address to \V. S. Rice, 334T Main St., Adams. N. Y. You will receive absolutely free and no obligation a genuine test and fuli particulars of his amazinc ycthod for reducible Rupture control that is brinping a new case. comfort and freedom to thousands who have suffered for years. No matter how bad the rupUtre. how lone you have had it, rr how hard to hold; no matter how mfiny kinds of trusses you have worn, let noiMnc prevent you from Betting this FREE TRIAL. Whether you nre tall and thin, short and Flout or nnve ft larpe rupture, this marvelous Appliance vnl! sn contml the ruptured parts thru you will he as free to work at any occupation a* though you hart never hern ruptured. Test this cuaranteed Met hoi for reducible rtiplure without any risk. Pimply rrnd for FREE TRIAL to W. S. Rlcf, 331T Main EL, Adams, N. Y. IOWA CAN BECOME INLAND EMPIRE, MUNTZ SAYS STATE MAY LOSE MUCH BY FAILING TO BACK CAUSE Tells Kiwanis Club Value of Promoting Interests o f ' Iowa, lowans. Two possibilities lie in the future for Iowa. Otto S. M'jntz, chairman of the Greater Iowa commission, told the Kiwanis club Thursday noon in Hotel Hanford. One is that in i960 Iowa will only be 75 per cent as great as it is today. The other possibility is that Iowa will become an inland empire. In showing how many are moving away from Iowa, he said that between 1920 and 1930. 29.2 per cent of lowans between 30 and 30 moved away. 27.8 per cent of those between 25 and 30 left, 21.1 per cent between 33 and 40 and 20 per cent nf those between 20 and 25. Although Who's Who listed 1,010 native born. lowans, only 15 per cent of them now live in Iowa, With this rate of population Joss continuing, in 1960 Iowa would only rank above Georgia and Montana in population. Few are coming to this state from other states and lands, as compared with several years ago, he continued. Farm Exports Dropping. Mr. Muntz cited national survey figures to show that Iowa agricultural exports are dropping, one reason being that foreign nations in the World war learned the importance of producing their own agricultural products. These markets are not going to return, he continued. Fracti- :aily all the great companies in Iowa are owned by out-of-state residents. In contrast to this, he said, lowans had lost millions in sky-blue securities of other stales and lands. "Iowa need not be 75 per cent as reat in 1336." Mr. Muntz went on. "It has all the possibilities of a great inland empire. It will just coordinate our potentialities and work- in:: together we can make it great." Pointing out that if Iowa 'retained most of its native born sons, it would have a population gain of 17 per cent by 1960. He said this would mean tha.t cities would double their size and make a much greater mar- Ket. Not Because of Climate. After asking why people leave Iowa, Mr. Muntz said it was not Because ot climate, because Illinois was only 3 per cent behind those gong to California. Next ranked Minnesota, then Nebraska and South Dakota was fifth. The four states after California, accounting for most of the losses, offer no better climate than Iowa, he maintained. Opportunities should be created here to hold the population, he stressed. Some businesses would increase their production if they had additional credits and others would formed or encouraged to come here. These are among objectives of the Greater Iowa commission. Backs Io\va Coal. Another objective is for the elim- nation of toil bridges, which provide a tariff barrier to Iowa and .hwart growth of river towns. Six thousand families less are supported from Iowa coal mining- activities :han formerly, Mr. Muntz pointed out, and said Iowa State college is developing processes for liquifying coal which may greatly boost this activity. After complimenting Mads P. Christiansen of Algona for promoting the Iowa State Brands idea, Mr. Muntz said this brand has made t possible for cash premiums to be" returned to Iowa farmers of this section, the state co-operating in nspecting and maintaining- the quality. The Greater Iowa commission is vorking to have this Iowa State irand. which is held in such high egard. adapted for canned corn, leas and other products, so that roducers of those lines can also ret top prices for their goods. Cites Industrial Possibilities. Since Iowa is limited in the imount of wealth it can get through orn, it having been demonstrated hat to boost the volume too high eans smaller returns, the state hould turn to industry for cashing n on this agricultural wealth. In his connection Mr. Muntz spoke of :he great possibilities in the offing y the use of alcohol, made from orn, combined with gasoline for unning motor cars. Such experiments are being conducted at Other experiments approaching erfection, Mr. Muntz said, was he production of rubber profitably rom milkweed, the making of al- ohol from Jerusalem artichoke, uch are raised in Nebraska. In- luded among other activities which ie Greater Iowa commission can articipate in for the good of Iowa, arrying on an activity supplement- ng Chambers of Commerce and Ccomplishing work beyond the Chambers' scope are changes of ure food laws to permit Iowa to ack more frozen eggs, protecting f Iowa State Brand trademark nd others. Secretary Also Talks. W. W. W. Woods, executive sec- etary of the Greater Iowa com- nission described the setup of the rganization. It was established by .he state legislature to co-ordinate arious groups in co-operating for ic welfare of Iowa. Commission- rs serve without pay. Rcpresenta- vcs are being named in every community. F. M. Humphrey, new president of the Kiwanis club, presided for the first time. Guests included W. D. Dewey of Waterloo, John D. Sondergaard Announces Candidacy for Sheriff Thornton Supervisor to Seek Republican Nomination. Harry E. .Sondcrgaard, now serving as supervisor from the third district. Thursday .announced himself as a candidate for the republican nomination for sheriff of Cerro Gordo county. A resident of Thornton, Mr. Sondergaard, however, is widely known in Mason City through his business and fratrenal connections and his service on the board of supervisors. The Sondergaard family came to Cerro Gordo county 41 years ago. Mr. Sondergaard's father, Peter Sondergaard, now deceased, was a rural mail carrier for 25 years. His mother, Mrs. Mary Sondergaard. is still living and maintains her home at Thornton. Employed on Railroad. Prior to the World war, Mr. Sondergaard was employed by the Chicago Great Western railroad in the water maintenance department. On Dec. 11, 1917, he enlisted in the army, serving in the Thirty-First Balloon company at Camp Knox, Ky., and at Waco, Texas. He was honorably discharged May 24, 1919, with the grade of sergeant. During his term of service he won the camp boxing championship at Waco. Returning to Cerro Gordo county, Mr. Sondergaard organized the Sondergaard Produce company at Thornton. The 16 years of ownership and successful operation of this concern have brought Mr. Sondcr- »aard a wide acquaintance through- jut the county. As a member of Lhe board of supervisors he has been active in the handling of relief and other problems. Served As Legion Chief. Mr. Sondergaard is a member o the Masonic fraternity, the Elks I. O. O. F., the American Legion and the Forty and Eight. In 193+ he was commander of the county Legion organization In speaking of his candidacy. Mr Sondergaard said, "I am confiden' that I can fully discharge the du- :iep of the sheriff's office with fairness, honesty, and economy. I am sincere in my belief that this office s one of the public trust and con- Mence to be administered as such The encouragement I have received from all quarters is an important factor in my decision to become a candidate. I am going to make a hard, clean campaign." HARRY E. SONDERGAARD CONGREGATIONAL L Mrs. Morrow and Her D a u g h t e r Constance Land at Southampton SOUTHAMPTON, Eng-., Jan. 9 .-·pj--Mrs. Dwight W. Morrow, mother-in-law of Col. Charles A, _indbergh, arrived aboard the liner Bremen with her daughter, Constance, today and left hurriedly for London by automobile. Her move ments were closely guarded. Taber Is Opposed to Constitution Change TOPEKA, Kans., Jan. 9.UPS--L. J. Taber, Columbus, master of the national grange, said here today he considered a constitutional amend- ment'to make the AAA valid was "not desirable." Bushman Sues Taxi Company in Chicago CHICAGO, Jan. 9.--Francis X. Bushman, actor and radio star has started suit for .$5,000 damages in the United States District cour; here against the Yellow Cab company, alleging that on Dec. 20 while he waa riding- in a taxicab the cab crashed into the rear of another car, causing a. fracture of the actor's spine and other injuries. The bill, drawn by Attorney Murphy O'Tate, was filed in federal court because the Yellow Cab company is a Maine corporation. SHEKIFF'S SALE Geo~ve Heimendinger's M a s o n City - Clear Lake Truckline Permit at Sheriff's office 2 P. M., Friday, January 10, 1936. Corsaut, S. A. Twining, Willis G. C. Bagley, A. S. Hagerman, Bob Stoyles, Herman Knudson, Ray E. Pauley, Mr. Fields and Earl Godfrey. BE SMART! BE THRIFTY! Wear a New GLASGOW SUIT or f| OVERCOAT Sa- Clothing prices are due for a rise . . . that's why we say . . . "Buy that new Glasgow tailor- made 'suit or overcoat now!" Your choice from hundreds of smaH fabrics--at prices you'll be happy to pay. Stop in soon! H EGG'S GLASGOW TAILORS 24 EAST STATE MEETING IS HELD Marked Close of 78 Years of Activity; New Officers Are Elected. The annual meeting of t h e First Congregational church held at the church Wednesday night celebrated the close of 78 years of community religious and civic service. Dr. W. "E. Long, presiding, said: "The future is most promising. We have put the roof in good shape. All departments have given encouraging reports. Our finances can maintain our program if pledgers 'pay as they go,' using the envelope system. Assets of over 52,900 include ,f2,200 of pledges due Dec. 31. If these are paid we will have a surplus for further needed improvements." Retiring members from the board of directors who have served for three years were: Frink Lovcll. Jay W. Lorenz, W. H. Makeever, W. H. Erickson and Ray Clough. Dr. Long praised these men for the fine spirit of service shown throughout the years of their connection. Incoming members are: O. A. Merkel, Dr. George M. Crabb, W. A. Westfall, G. M. Marty and George O'Neil. New Members Elected. New members elected to the pru- dental committee are: G. M. Woodruff, Herman Meyers, Roger Fatten, Mrs. J. L. Pauicy, Mrs. Harriet Michael and Mrs. H. B. Friesncr. Succeeding Lester C. Dibble as superintendent of the Bible school, C. E. Gilman was elected, with Mrs. A. S. Carlson as assistant superintendent. Committees elected were as follows: Bible school, Mrs. 0. E. Babcock. Mrs. Maynard Wolters, Mrs. C. E. Burretts and Mrs. L. A. Moore; young peoples, Mrs. George O'Neil, Mrs. H. M. Knudson, Mrs. Roy Harris and Mrs. Guy Blackmore; music, H. D. Makeever, Mrs. O. A. Merkel and Mrs. John MacMillan; nominating, Lester C. Dibble, George Payne, Mrs. Clarence Johnson, Mrs. Ray Clough, Mrs. F. B. Pearce, Eric Renner and Ralph Wilson. Indorse Conference. Important actions taken included formal indorsement of the Iowa Congregational conference "Five Year, Five Point Plan," looking forward to the centennial of Congregationalism in 1940. The church also voted to invite the conference to meet here at Mason City in 1937. . The results of the recent peace plebiscite showed that out of a total of 115 ballots there were seven who would support any war which the United States government may declare; three, any war against an internationally recognized aggressor; 48, only a war declared by the United States government after making utmost use of every agency [or peace; 45, only a war in which. United States territory was invaded, and 11, no war in which the United States government may declare. OPTIMISM GIVEN AS KEYNOTE FOR RETAIL BUSINESS Forecast Is Good for 1936, According to Speakers at Institute. Optimism was stressed in the closing session of the two-day merchants' institute, sponsored by the Retail Merchants association which was held Wednesday evening at the Y. W. C. A., with William Uns- gaard, sales promotion manager of Butler Bi-others, Minneapolis, a,ud John De Wild, head of the trade extension department of the Minneapolis Civic and Commerce association, as the speakers. W. L. Nichols, president of the local Retail Merchants association, conducted the meeting and introduced the speakers. The meeting: was attended by a large crowd of local retailers and employes. "Modern Methods for Modern Times," was the subject of Mr. Unsgaard'a talk, the speaker making the assertion that in many cases merchants have failed to keep pace with the times. Fall to Act. "So many solutions of the problems facing- the retailer have been made," stated Mr. Unsgaard, "that the merchant has become confused and failed to act on any of them. This failure to act or make any charges has been the most serious fault in store management." From his experience in working with retail store managers throughout the northwest, Mr. Unsgaard suggested the following- program for increased efficiency and profits; a basic stock system, guarding against too large stocks, a definite merchandising plan worked out in advance of buying, an adequate knowledge of store arrangement, elimination of "sick" departments, and a system of personnel training. Optimism Stressed. A note of optimism for 1936 was struck by John De Wild in his talk, "Face to Face With 1936." A sales chart depicting business conditions in the northwest over a period of four years showed a new high peak for 1935, and Mr. De Wild advanced the opinion that 1936 would exceed this mark. "In my opinion we are now facing the greatest era of prosperity the country has ever known," said Mr. DeWild. "Executives in every line of business are looking forward to a great year. A well rounded program of advertising, a spirit of co-operation and a good job of selling can make 1936 a year of achievement for all. Forecasts Gnod Tear. "During my travels I have met few businessmen who believe the political campaign will upset trade to any great degree. Even with the change in the AAA program, there is a feeling, in this state at least, that congress will find a means of taking care of expected and promised payments. "The trend of business is very definitely upward," continued Mr. De- Wild. "Frequently I am asked the question, 'What about 1936?' The answer is, 'Go after trade harder than ever.' That's the general program. Businessmen are realizing that a good start can be made--and when June rolls around the crop situation will have much to do with plans at that time." Sales Curve Is Upward. According to Mr. DeWild the sales curve for this section is well on its way upward, with the December total approximately 25 per cent above the same period a. year ago. Mr. DeWild stressed better and more enthusiastic selling upon the part of salespeople; a planned program; a d v e r t i s i n g ; diversified stocks; modern store arrangement; proper equipment; right prices; alertness on the part of salespeople: knowledge of merchandise; and salesmanship. In closing the institute, Mr. De- Wild praised the interest shown by Mason City business establishments COAL BARGAIN Indiana When You Want a TAXSCAB DAY or NIGHT Soot zna smoke mean heating waste. Your fuel ij sending warmth up the chimney. OUT of your house. Authorized * Genuine Carter and Strombcrg Farts improved Bep- wind Briquet puts morchwt INSIDE you want it Costs only a (cw. cents more to buy. dollar* Icitioburnl Battery and Electric Service 110 S. Delaware Phono 319 FIRESIDE FUEL CO. Fhone 883 and brought the greetings and good wishes of Minneapolis wholesale and ·elail firms to the merchants of this community. Second of Amateur Contests Planned at Denison Club The second of a series of 10 amateur contests being held at the Denison club will be staged there at 8 o'clock, Jan. 17, according to an announcement made by Earl Goodnow Thursday. An old time fiddlers contest will be held in addition to the amateur contest. The amateur portion of the program is open to all singers and entertainers such as are heard over the air. Information concerning the- contests may be secured from Mr. Goodnow, 123 Sixth street northeast. LOCAL CHAMBER HAS REFERENDUM Questions on Taxation Given Legislative Committee of Organization. The legislative committee of the the Chamber of Commerce has been instructed to make recommendations to the board of directors on a referendum which has been submitted by the Chamber of Commerce of the United States. The referendum involves problems of taxation. The local chamber is asked to consider the relationships between federal expenditures and those of the states, the total of all tax expenditures and their relation to business recovery, use of the federal taxing power to compel social or economic re-adjustments, capital gains and losses, civil service requirements for the tax collecting group and other questions of equal interest. The legislative committee, which will give first consideration to the referendum, is made up of R. F. Clough, chairman. R. D. Austin, H. E. Bruce. H. L. Campbell, Leo Davey, F. C. Eslick, Dr. C. M. Fran- chcre, F. J. Hanlon, R. B. Irons, A. J. Killmer, J. H. Marston, O. A. Merkel, H. D. Page. L. S. Thompson, H. E. Van Essen, W. A. Westfall and C. O. Wilkinson. mm DEATH Coroner Declares Ruthven Man Killed Self With Shotgun. EMMETSBURG, Jan. 9. (.-?)--Coroner J. W. Woodbridge said today no inquest will be held into the death of Joseph Moran, 5ii, retired Rulh- ven farmer whose body was found on the back porch of his home Wednesday night. The coroner said Moran had committed suicide by shooting himself through the head. A shotgun with a. string attached to the trigger was found six feet from the bodv. LIQUOR STORE SALES INCREASE Jumped From $ 12,122.29 in November to $16,928.61 . in December. Sales at the Mason City liquor store went from S12,122.29 in November to $16.928.61 in December, according to tne monthly report of the Iowa liquor commission. This increase was general among the liquor stores of the state, bringing the state total to $839.391.09 for December compared with S627.913.17 for November, the largest amount ever recorded. The highest previous month was December, 1934, when sales totaled J755.67S.32. Liquor sales by the state stores of Iowa for 1935 totaled $6,090,891.65, according to the Iowa liquor control commission. Farmers Union Annual Session to Be Friday The Farmers Union will hold its annual county meeting at Lakeside church. Chairman George H. Wharam announced. Officers will be elected and other business transacted. Makes You Forget You Have False Teeth Ditn't worry about y n u r falst; I f e t h rock- Inc. .illpplriK or wolthllnK. FnMceth. a new improved powder ho!fl.i them lirm and com- rortalilc U N clay. No cooey. pasty tnstc or feeling. Eat. laiiKh and talk with comfort. r,ft Fanteeth from your druERist. Threo JANUARY CLEARANCE SALE! OVERCOATS $11.90 4 SOUTH FEDERAL COMPLETE Speedometer and Wiper Central Auto Electric Co. Ccntrnl Bnttrry Electric Co. New AfldrenH--Nm lo l-'lrft Stntlnn CLEARANCE Was Now Save SUPREME $12.95 $9.69 $3.25 P R E M I E R $ 9.95 $7.48 $2:47 STANDARD . . . $ 7.75 $5.81 $1.94 Here's Your Opportunity to Buy a Dependable Heater at a Real Saving! COME IN D U R I N G THIS BIG SALE! We'll Save You Money on Heaters and Our Complete Line of Auto Supplies! Drive into our service department, we will install your 1936 license plates, free! 115 E. State St. Open Evenings and Sunday A. M. Fhone 66TM January Clearance or Lower Prices To Make This Sole On Our Quality Stock of Living Room-Dining Room and Bedroom Suites Kitchen Furniture - Rugs and Odd Pieces. We guarantee you more for your money! EASY TERMS FREE DELIVERY FREE STORAGE 29 Second Street S. E. Mason City, Iowa Phone 3910

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