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TWELVE MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 16 JM 1936 BRANDELLEDIES AT ROCK ISLAND Lutheran Augustana Synod President Emeritus Is Pneumonia Victim. ROCK ISLAND, 111., Jan. 16. UP)-Dr. A. G. Brandelle, 75, president emeritus of the Evangelical Lutheran Augustana synod, died at a hospital here early today of pneumonia. Dr. Brandelle was taken ill of a heart ailment last Thursday, and suffered repeated attacks during the following few days. Pneumonia developed early this week and he was removed to a hospital. Members of his family were summoned to his bedside yesterday afternoon when his condition became more serious. Dr. Brandelle was one of the best known clergyman in the United States. He served as president of the synod from 1918 to June, 1935, when he was retired. Served Seven Tears. He was a former president of the National Council of Lutheran Churches of the United States, serving seven terms. He was honored by Archbishop Nathan Soderblom of Sweden who awarded to Dr. Brandelle the bishop's cross. Dr. Brandelle was succeeded as president of the Augustana synod by the Rev. P. O. Eersell of Ot-Â· tumwa. Dr. Brandelle, last fall as president emeritus of the synod, represented the synod in the Lutheran world convention held in Pans. He was a fearless advocate of prohibition, and had been a leader in urging the union of various Lutheran groups. Born in Illinois. Dr. Brandelle was born March 19. 1861 in Andover, 111., a son of a poor Swedish emigrant family. He was graduated from Augustana college and Theologolical seminary in 1884 and was ordained the same year. He received his doctor's decree from Bethany college, Lindsborg, Kans., in 1900. . From 1884 to 1918, Dr. Brandelle was pastor of the Augustana Lutheran church in Denver, Colo., and from 1918 until 1923 was pastor of Grace Lutheran church in Rock Island. He retired as pastor in 1923 to devote full time to his duties as synodicat president. He married Lydia Appel, March 18, 1886 in the Altona church near Galva, 111. Two daughters and the widow survive. The daughters are Mrs C. J. Bengston of Rock Island, and Mrs, W. C. Ekeberg of Dayton, Iowa. SATURDAY, JANUARY 18 Store Hours: 8:30 A. M; to 9 P. M. MEN'S WEAR SHIRTS, 69e Some in plain colors, in fancy patterns, assorted sizes. Make an early selection- such values cannot last long. Men's Socks 5 pairs $1 Fancy patterns in men's rayon socks. Sizes 10% to 12. MEN'S SCARFS 69c Plain colored silk scarfs or fancy woolens at a clearance price. MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR. 50 Per Cent Increase in Minnesota Winter Wheat Acreage Shown ST PAUL, Jan. 16. CSV-An increase of 50 per cent over 1934. says the Minnesota Crop Reporting service, is shown in the preliminary acreage sown to winter wheat last fall for harvest in 1936. The state department of agncul ture division estimated the acreage this fall to be 184,'000 compared to 123 000 acres seeded in the fall of 1934. A total rye acreage for all purposes, of 540,000 acres was reported by Minnesota farmers compared with 635,000 fall sown acres of rye in 1934, a 15 per cent decrease. A pig survey showed that the number of spring pigs saved in 1933 in Minnesota was 2,25S,000 compared with 3,012,000 in 1934. The 1935 fall crop of pigs saved, it was reported, was estimated to be 1,034,000 compared with 616,000 in 1934, an increase of 68 per cent over the number saved in 1934. It also was indicated, the report said, that about 519,000 sows will be bred for spring farrow in 1936, an increase of 40 per cent over 1935. Annual Joice Church Sessions Are Held JOICE, Jan. 16.--The annual lo cal church business meeting an! election was hold Tuesday. Members of the Ladies Aid served both dinner and supper. Officers elected were Secretary, J. H. Bang; treasurer, H.I. Kaasa; trustee for three years, T. O. Gorrdon; deacon for three years, T. H.'Bakkeu; ushers, Amos Bang, Orin Kaasa, Hubert Bang, John Bakken, Aaron Dahlby, Thelmer Huso; Sunday school superintendent", J. H: Bang and assistant, Mrs. Ole Charleson; committee on repairs, K. H. Trustum. H. I. Kaasa, T. O. Gordon; auditors; C. M. Granskou, Emmet Johnson. One of the changes to be made in repairing is to have an indoor stairs from the basement. 60 Pastors Present at Riceville Meeting RICEVILLE, Jan. 16.--A meeting of pastors and their assistants of the north half of the Waterloo district was held in the M. E. church at this place Wednesday. About 60 were present and many subjects were open for discussion, both in the meeting proper and at the separate round table at which the women attended. A 12 o'clock dinner was served by the local M. E. aid society Hartwig's Men Win in Thornton Rabbit Hunt THORNTON, Jan. 16.--The com munity rabbit hunt and banquet sponsored by the American Legion was held Tuesday. Leaders for the hunt were Pete Petersen and Otto Hartwig and brought in a total or 49 rabbits and two jacks. Hart wig'a men were the winners as thcj ki'led 37 rabbits and one jack rab bit. One htmdred seventeen tickets were sold for the banquet. B. O Sweet acted as toastmaster. CHILDREN'S AND INFANTS 1 WEAR SNOW SUITS, $4.90 A g :-o up of those famous Chippewa a 11 w o o l s n o w suits in one- p i e c e style with plain or plaid tops and h e l m e t s t o match. Sizes 4 to 7. W e r e $7.50. ESMOND CRIB BLANKETS $1.00 Here's a regular $1.50 blanket in pink or blue, bound with satin, neatly boxed. Size 36x50. INFANTS' DRESSES, 2 for $1 White dresses of fine batiste with dainty hand embroidery. BARGAIN TABLE, $1 Children's sweaters, dresses, boys' suits and many other items at a real bargain price. Were $1.49 to $4.98. BARGAIN TABLE, 2 for $1 Boys' suits, girls' dresses, shirts, underwear, caps, etc. SHIRLEY TEMPLE DRESSES $1.69 All Shirley Temple dresses of pique, prints and plain cottons reduced for Dollar Day. Sizes 1 to 12. MERKEL'S SECOND FLOOR. Handkerchiefs MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR. HOSIERY Pure Silk STOCKINGS 2 for $1 Full fashioned, first quality, silk to top, chiffon and service weights, all In new colors, sizes 8!i to 10V. Compare the quality with others at this price! Single pairs 59c. CHILDREN'S SOCKS 4 pairs $1 Three-quarter, length socks in plain colors and attractive color combinations. Sizes 6 to 10 J /2- CHILDREN'S FULL LENGTH SILK AND WOOL HOSE ; 4 prs. $1. LADIES' SILK AND WOOL STOCKINGS-Broken sizes. Close-out price, 2 prs. $1. PHOENIX CHIFFON STOCKINGS--Discontinued number, all perfect quality. Pair $1. MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR. A few ladies' handkerchiefs which are slightly soiled. Formerly up to 51 each. 6 f o r $ l A group of printed linen handkerchiefs in popular colors. Also w h i t e s . Were 29c each. Ready-to-Wear DRESSES, $2 Just 18 dresses to close out! Wonderful values in fine silk crepe and wool dresses, sizes 14 to 42. Were originally priced up to 516.95. WOOL DRESSES $7.90 LINGERIE NECKWEAR, 2 for $1 Satin, silk crepe and pique' neckwear with round and V necklines. Also an outstanding assortment of satin, rough crepe and dainty lace collars in various styles including the popular jabot, bow and vestee effects. MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR. SCARFS, 49c Scarfs of all wool, silk or silk and wool in ascot and tubular styles. They are in stripes, checks and plaids and some are lined. MERKF.L'S FIRST FLOOR. TOILETRIES COMPACTS in enamel finish, assorted colors, double or single. Each 59c or 2 for $1. RED CROSS TOWELS, 2 rolls 19c. ADMIRACION SHAMPOO, soapless, Jl.OO size, 69c. PERFUME BOTTLES --of cut glass with Radio Girl. Seventeen or Djer Kiss perfume--all for SI. DR. WEST TOOTH BRUSH AND TOOTH PASTE, 44c. BODY POWDER WITH LARGE PUFF, 19c. TOILET WATER in fancy bottles, regularly SI, special at 69c. MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR. Boxed Stationery, 25c and 79c Two groups of fine quality stationery, neatly boxed, greatly reduced. MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR. NOTIONS SANITARY NAPKINS--your choice of .Rens or Prims, 12 in box, 3 boxes S9c. HOT PAN HOLDERS in red, gold, blue or green, 3 for lOc. SHOE TREES, in colors, pair 8c. SHOULDER STRAPS, adjustable, in flesh or tea rose, pair 19c. BRAIDED ELASTIC, rayon covered, 5 yds. 8c. FANCY TRIMMING BRAIDS for lamp shades, pillows, dresses, etc. Yard 25c and oOc. TRIMMINGS--laces, edging and insertion, 3 yds. Ic. LACE EDGING--heavy quality in deep ecru, for fancy work and pillows.yard 5c. MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR. DAVENPORT PILLOWS, 89c Fancy pillows in green, rust, brown, red or blue shades, filled with kapok, trimmed with cord or brushed fringe. MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR. Fine sheer w o o l dresses in Rabbitaire cloth and embroidered wool crepe, one and two piece styles, sizes 14 H to 42. Colors are wine, green, oxford and navy. Fourteen in this group. W e r e ?16.95. SILK DRESSES, $10.90 Street and afternoon dresses in Friendship crepe and pattern silk in black with white and lace cord trim. Some with sheer sleeves. Also 33 dresses in colors. Sizes 12 to 44. Formerly up to $19.75. BRADLEY'S Just a few of the fine knit dresses. At $15.90 there are one size sixteen, two size fourteen and one forty-four. At $10.90 there are two in size thirteen and one size eighteen. WINTER COATS, $6.90 Sensational v a l u e s ! E l e v e n untrimmed coats of extra warm woolens and two with fur collars. Colors are wine, green, brown, navy and black. All other winter coats radically reduced for Dollar D a y , ?19.90 to $39.90. BOB EVANS UNIFORMS $1.59 Three new styles in white pre-shrunk poplin and blue or green broadcloth with white collars and cuffs. Detachable buttons. Sizes 14 to 42. GYM SUITS, 25c Of tan suiting with blue piping. Sizes 34 and 36. Were $1.49. Orr Health Blankets, $12.50 Beautiful patterns, made of pure Australian wool, size 72x84. KENWOOD BLANKETS $11.50 These famous blankets are of pure Australian wool, size 72x90, in all pastel shades. BRIDAL BLANKETS, $4.95 Of 100% pure virgin wool in shades of rust, tan, blue, rose, gold, green or orchid, bound with ravon crepe. MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR. BLOUSES, $1 Art Needlework PARTY BAGS !/ 2 Price Marshall Field's sample line of party bags in sequin, seed pearls and lame' cloth. PURSES, $1.39 Wool fabric and all leather purses with silk moire linings, c o i n purses a n d mirrors. Smart styles in underarm and pouch shapes. Some have handles. PURSES, 2 for $1 We arc closing out our better bags of fabri- coid and wool fabric. These are in pouch and envelope shapes, some with zipper tops while others have handles, all arc neatly lined. MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR. DOESKIN YARNS 3 Skeins $1 A fine boucle yarn for sweaters, dresses, suits, hats and purses. 2 oz. skeins. Standard Yam, 2 Hanks $1 Large 3% oz. skeins. Special for Dollar Day only. LUNCH CLOTH, $1.98 Stamped linen cloth for cutwork or cross stitch embroidery. Sizes 54x72 and 54x54. BRIDGE SET, 89c Stamped on nice quality linen, 36 inch cloth with four napkins. MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR. s LORRAINE PAJAMAS and GOWNS, $1 Rayon pajamas and gowns in light shades, tea rose and blue. Small, medium and large sizes. RAYON UNDIES 2 for $1 Ladies' rayon panties, step- ins and bloomers formerly priced to 51. BALBRIGGAN PAJAMAS, $1 Two piece styles in blue and coral, large sizes. Regularly .$1.25. SILK UNDIES, $1 Pure silk panties, chemise, gowns and combinations in tailored and lace trimmed styles. Were up to 52.95. LADIES' GOWNS, 89c Tuck stitch gowns in sizes 15 and 16. MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR. PIECE GOODS SILKS RAYONS 3 yds. $1 A group of ray on rough crepe, shantung, s i l k crepe in pastel shades and large f l o r a l patterns for kimonas. 39 inch. SUITING 4 yards $1 Cavalcade Cord and Fairset Suiting in stripes, checks and figured patterns. Dark shades and tubfast. 36 inch. GLOVES KID GLOVES, Pair $1 Formerly priced up to $3.98. A group of real kid and capeskin gloves in beige, black and brown. WOOLY KNIT GLOVES Pair$l A few Van Raalte fabric gloves which contain enough wool for warmth, yet are not bulky and large. CHILDREN'S GLOVES AND MITTENS, Pair 49c Lined leather mittens and wool gloves at a greatly 'reduced price. MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR. DRAPERIES A -^roup of crepe and satin blouses in plain colors and prints. Were $1.98 and 52.98. Sizes 34 PAJAMAS and ROBES $2.98 A group of silk crepe robes and pajamas in pastel shades, slightly soiled. Also one-piece corduroy pajamas. Sizes small, medium and large. Were $4.98 and $5.98. MOIRE ROBES $1.89 Rayon robes in orchid, blue and maroon. Sizes small, medium and large. RAINCOATS, $1 and $3 A small group of rain coats in tan gaberdine at $1. Also two tan Polorette coats at S3. Were $3.50 to $9.98. Sizes 14 to 20 and one in size 46. BRASSIERES, 25c Broken sizes of silk crepe and broadcloth brassieres, 32 to 42. Were S9c and S9c. MERKEL'S SECOND FLOOR. MILLINERY, 49c $1 A complete close-out of all winter hats in two price groups. This includes felts, velvets and velours. In all 'the winter colors. MERKEL'S SECOND FLOOR. GRENADINES, 4 yds. $1 In vari-colored stripes, colored grounds with white figures or cream grounds with colored figures. All are fast colors. SLIP COVER MATERIAL 2 yards $1 In plain colors or figures including some plaids. Fast colors. 50 inches wide. CURTAINS, Pair $1 Priscilla curtains and cottage sets. All clean, fresh stock. LACE PAN ELS, 2 for $1 Odd lot of lace curtain panels--only one of a pattern. CURTAIN MATERIALS 6 yards $1 Odd lot of marquisettes, grenadines and other curtain materials. DRAPERY FABRICS, 1-3 OFF Damasks and silk rep drapery materials and upholstery materials of excellent quality, PRINTS, Yard 49c Sundour prints and cretonnes--ideal for bedroom drapes or for the cottage. MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR. Fancy Hard Candies, 1 Ib. box 19c Bunte Riverro Filled, Ib... 15c MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR. TABLE LAMPS, $4.49 Large size lamps in white and colors. Complete with shade. SAMPLE LINE Vi Price Marshall Field sample line of brilliant clips and bracelets. Gorgeous pieces at a real sacrifice in price! JEWELRY, 2 for $1 Close out of better necklaces and bracelets, some with marcasite settings. CHILDREN'S JEWELRY, 39c Mickey Mouse bracelets, necklaces, compacts and new fob style pins in attractive boxes. SILVERWARE, 10 for $1 The Majestic pattern in all the staple and some fancy pieces. Fine quality silver plate on nickel MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR. 80 SQUARE PERCALE 5 yards $1 Beautiful prints in light and dark patterns, 36 inch. DRESS FABRICS 2 yards $1 Silk crepe and rayon prints in many patterns and colors. 39 inch. REMNANTS, V 2 Price Silks, woolens, cotton prints, sheer fabrics, laces and voiles-all at 'i the original prices. WOOL CREPES Yard $1.79 Novelty weaves and bright wool plaids, 54 inches wide. SILK TAFFETA, Yard $1.19 Stripes, plaids, checks, polka dots, figures, met- allics and woven patterns all at one low price for Dollar Day. 39 inch. LACES, Yard $1.69 All-over laces for blouses, dresses and tnm- ir.ings in all new shades. Some with metallic threads. 36 inch. MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR. , LINENS BRIDAL SHEETING Yard 47c Finest grade, evenly woven of pure white cotton, linen finish, taped edges. Bridal Tubing, 40 inch, yd. 29c, 42 inch, yd. 32c, 45 mch, yd. Sac. CRASH TOWELING, Yard 19c Imported linen crash toweling with red or green striped borders. ENDURANCE SHEETING 3 yards 8Bc Standard grade, 9-4. TEA TOWELS, 6 for $1 Of fine linen in gold, green, red or blue checks. MATTRESS PADS, $1.29 Zifr zae stitched, cotton filled, bleached muslin covering, twin bed size. Also for double bed, $1.69. LUNCH CLOTHS Of linen crash in plaids and checks. Sizes 52x52 and 54x54. BREAKFAST SETS, $1 Of linen crash in white with rainbow border, size 42x42. With four napkins. CARD TABLE COVERS, 88c Of moire with rubberized back to make them waterproof. Assorted dark colors. BATH MATS, 98c Of 'ufted chenile in red. green, gold and black. Fast to washing. Lid covers to match, 59c. LACE CLOTHS, $1.98 Practical dinner cloths of filet weave, size 72x90. CHAIR SETS, 3 Pieces 29c Of hand made lace. WASH CLOTHS, Dozen 49c Of knit terry in all colors. MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR. RAZOR and 50 BLADES 59c Think of it! A gold plated safety razor with 50 double edge blades-and they're keen ones, too. You'll make a big saving by laying in a sunply now. MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR.