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February 12, 1934

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 14

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FOURTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FEBRUARY 12 1934 Mason City's Calendar Feb. 12--Annual dance of P. G. and E. Employes' club at armory. Feb. 14.--City-wide Dollar Day in Mason City. Stores participating- wil be open until 6 p. m. Feb. 19-33--Mlsa Mildred Morgan o£ Iowa City to conduct series of conferences and give talks under auspices of Y. W. C. A. and Y. M. C. A. Feb. 22--Operetta, "Naughty Marietta," by music department of high schoo! under the direction of Miss Ellen Smith. Here in Mason City SCRIP ROAD EXTENSION APPROVED BY COMMITTEE Loans on salary and fnrniture. See Mrs. Simon, 321 1st Natl. Bldg. Miss Virginia Boyd, who has been employed, for the past seven years at Manley's, has accepted a position as saleswoman at the local Palais Royal store. Farmers--Frozen and picketed fish of all kinds. E. B. Higley Co. Leo Grms who hag been acting as board marker for the John F. Clark company, broker's office, has been promoted to order clerk. Forrest Dorow will take Mr. Garms 1 place as board marker. New NRA insignia to replace those which have become worn or otherwise damaged can be obtained on application to the local postal authorities, postoffice officials announced Monday. W. E. GUdner, president of Gildner Brothers clothing store, was In Des Moines 'to attend a preview of clothing and for the Iowa Retail Clothiers association convention, which opened-Monday. Local Junior College Debaters Argue With Teachers and Cornell Continuing: the policy this year of debating only four year colleges, the local junior college debating teams returned to Mason City after a debate Friday at Iowa State Teachers' college and Cornell college at Mount Vernon Saturday. Only nondecision debates are scheduled by the four year schools with the local two year Institution. Four debates were participated in at Iowa State Teachers. Joe Yoseloff argued on both sides and Harry Schulman and Jerome Schultz 'were the other local de- haters. At Cornell college the same students were In two debates. One of the most enjoyable debates the locals have had this year was with one Cornell team which consisted of Joe Fink, who last year was a Mason City junior college debater and Frank Littell. The local junior college also debated last week with Luther college at Decorah, the debaters including Dick Martin, Bob Simon, Schulman, Schultz and Yoseloff. Return engagements with Cornell and Iowa State Teachers have been scheduled, by Coach Guy L. Crosen. The agricultural adjustment act is to fix it so a bumper crop will not bump the farmer.---Frcdonla Herald.. ' ADAMS DRUG CO. WATCH OUR SEVEN WINDOWS TUESDAY'S SPECIAL Something; sweet for Valentine's Day WHITMAN'S CANDY Assorted Chocolate Hearts, 75c 51.00, $1.50; Vt Ib. Falrhill Box Theater size, 25c, »,fc Ib. 50c, 1 Ib Sl.OO, 1 Ib. box Milk Chocolates ?1 17 oz. Sampler box $1.50. LILLI ANNE 1 Ib. box delicious Old Fashioned Home Made Chocolates 60c. CRANE'S CANDY OF RENOWN 1 Ib. box 49c Fair and cooler Monday night. Tuesday fair, colder in the south central and extreme east portions. Kentucky Nut Coal, ton .... $7.00 W. G. BLOCK CO. PHONE 663 Wilson Bros. HOSE 4 Pair $1 LARNER'S REMODELING OF CITY HALL ALSO PROJECT OF CWA Change in Direction of Highway Brings Reversal of Ruling. The civil works trommlttea approved a project for the extension of the scrip road late Saturday afternoon. The reversal of the ruling by. the committee, which a few days ago denied an application for. an extension o.f the road, came when the direction and a location of a part of the proposed highway, was changed. The road as now proposed will extend from tho end of the macadam highway, built by scrip, along tho river on the property of Frank Kubiak later connecting with; the old road where it nears' the stream. Copnects With Birch. Instead, however,' of following the stream up to North Carolina avenue, the highway, as now proposed, will cut diagonally northwestward and connect with Birch drive. Thin project was. approved subject to :he procuring of permission from Johnnie Hermanson to cut through his property. Although no statement was made on why the Birch drive connection was to be preferred to the scenic drive along the bank of the river, :he inference was that the "former proposal would have entailed more work than the committee was able to supply thi3 season. The scrip road project, however, was only one of six approved by the committee, the others including remodeling of the city'hall, airport markings, continuation of the c»un- y road building program, filling and grading on city, school grounds and tiling for street drainage at Dougherty. To Remove Partitions. Under the provisions of the remodeling- and repair project there will be work on most of the city ^wned buildings, but the principal i art of the project will have to do nth the removing .of partitions and the rearranging: of rooms in the Ity hall. The plan will provide conslder- ible more space for offices by the limlnatlcn of areas now used for lallways, which will be converted nto office space. As the building- low stands It was designed so that ie west side and basement could )8 used for" commercial purposes and the upstairs for office space. Upstairs Divided. Connecting- doors divide the up- tairs into two, three and four room uites to accommodate various ypes of business. Even before the resent building was . completed, many opportunities were evident hat the space would be rented. For 11 years previous to the con- itruction of this building- the city lall had been located in two store buildings at 209-11 North Federal avenue. All of the offices of city, ncluding- the water department, nillding commissioner, police department, etc., were tucked into :hese rooms. The water department needed room and E. H. Crofoot, manager of the department, after considerable investigation, negotiated the.purchase of the present city hall for ?25,000. An additional $15,000 was spent in remodeling the building making the total cost $40,000. Rent Raised. Before the building was completed,' however, the city council was notified that the rent on the two store buildings, which had been occupied by the city hall, would be raised from ?310 a month to S500 That was in 1924, when suitable business locations were at a premium following changes, where the present five and ten cent stores now stand. This, occupancy forcec the Hentges 1 Clothing store. Stott's Meat market, the Green Mill and the Trafford Music store to seek other quarters. Each of the two stores Occupied by the city hal would bring $250 a month, to the owner, consequently the justified raise in rent. Lowell Forbes waa mayor, ap pointed to finish the term of John McGhee, who succumbed to small nox. It was decided to move all o the offices of the city hall into thi nearlv completed water departmen build'ng and in November, 1924, the building was occupied as the city hall. 555,500 Saved. In tbe time that has elapsed since the change was made, the city has saved itself $55.500 In rent, the huildinR- is now city owned and en tirely free from Indebtedness and the citv has S15.500 to the good In cash in lieu of a bundle of cancellec rent receipts. The present chancres In the build Ing- will be made to accommodate the city offices and will be accomplished with CWA labor. Airport markings as recommrnd- id bv the board of mroervisors vere riven anoroval. Th's crovlrlea for ~e-letterln(? of the nresent s!*m on *he Standard Oil comnanv ware- vouse, the work tn be done bv rrw.A 'ahor anrl the Diinf to be sur,plle hy the S t and ! r'1 OH comnanv A countv nroiect -nrnvidos for the betterment of Cerro Gordo countv ·secondary roa1 s",item bv Imnrov- 'ner railroad crossings, bridqre an- iroaches, housing of road equln- ment, repa'rlni; and nlaclng road ^rvlclng and grading. The estimated cost of the CWA labor for this s $25,296.40 with an expense of "i03,25 to the county. The Independent school district 15 North Iowa Area Boy Scout Troops Awarded President Roosevelt Streamer for 1933 Work Rigid Requirements Provided for This Recognition. ASKS SCOUTS FOR "NATIONAL GOOD TURN' The ecout headquarters reported Jonday that 15 troops of the 'Torth Iowa area council have earned and been awarded the President Roosevelt streamer for 1833. In order to earn a streamer a :roop was required to meet certain standards set by the president. The nembership of the troop must have leeu larger at the close of 1933 than it was at the close of 1932 and at'least 40 per cent of the scouts must have advanced a rank n scouting. At lea«t- : -60' per cent of the new boys coming into the roop must not be over 12 years of age and 80 per. cent of these )oya must have reregistered^ The program of the troop which Deluded troop meetings, attend- ance'at; meetings, hiking, etc., must have met the'approval of the local council. Earned Award. The troops that have earned the award are Troop G,.Madlaon school, ~ohn Julsen, scoutmaster; troop 8, first Methodist church, H. J. Slewett, scoutmaster;' troop 12, Roosevelt school, Milo J. Peterson, icoutmaater; troop 21, Congrega- ional church, Walter Erlckson, rcoutmaster; troop 35, St. John's Episcopal church, William Bartmess, Jr., scoutmaster, and Sea Scout Ship 313, Wilson school, For-' at'Jacobs, skipper. The troops in the area to win the award were: Troop IT, Clear Lake, ":. P. Hansen, scoutmaster; troop 18, Forest City, Albert Lundberg, coutmaster; troop 19, Garner, M. r. Mertz, scoutmaster; troop 23, "·lymouth, Verle Brower, scoutmas- er; troop 37, Kanawha, the Rev. ilr. Brlggs, scoutmaster; troop 47, Clarion, E. C. Shupe, scoutmaste.r; roop 54, Geneva, Clarence Ransom, coutmaster; troop 55, Alexander, Se Rev. Mr. .Walker, scoutmaster, and troop 57, Hampton, Harold D. Baldwin, scoutmaster. In Forward Step. Other troop awards that have ieen given out as a part of the :venty-fourth Boy Scout week program have been 16 for the "Forward Steps" campaign conducted ast fall and the Troop Rating for 1933. In the Forward Steps cam- aign the blue ribbon award was made to all troops scoring 5,000 lointa or more and the following .roops earned-these; ribbons: Troops 21 and 35, Mason;.City;; 17,,Clear .ake; 18, Forest City; 19, Garner; 23, Plymouth; 25, Thornton; 55, Alexander, and 57, Hampton. Troops scoring more than 4,000 but less than 5,000 points were awarded the red ribbon .streamer. The following troops earned the red ·ibbons: Troops D and 12 of Mason City; 27, Parkersburg, and 72, Chariea City. The following troops scored more than 3,000 but less than 4,000 points and earned the white ribbon streamer: Troops 2 and 8, Mason City, and 16, Belmond. Rating Flan Carried Out. During the 12 months, Feb. 1, 1933,- to Feb. 1, 1934, a troop rating plan was carried out. Troops were rated each month on its program and membership and leadership participation and all troops scoring- 80 per cent or more in a month were awarded for their efforts. Each troop that maintained an average of 80 per cent or more for.the 12 months was awarded the gold "Efficient Troop 1933" streamer. Troops 21 and 35 of Mason City were the only two troops to earn the gold award. As a part of the Boy Scout week program many of the troops attended church in a body yesterday During the next three days many of the troops will hold troop re unions and some will organize "Old Scout Associations" to help carry out the program of the Ten ¥car Program of Growth that is being conducted all over the nation. President Roosevelt, sounding a mobilization call to- Boy Scouts of the nation, asked the youths to collect household furnishings for the needy.' Shown with three of Washington's Eagle Scouts, the president is seated between Walter V. Head (left), president of the Now York Boy Scouts, and James E. West, chief executive of the- Boy Scouts of America. (Associated Press photo.) Carl Massee to Hold Public Sale Wednesday Carl Massee will hold a publl sale on Wednesday, Feb. 14, com menclng at 1 o'clock. The auction will take place on the farm locate! two miles north and one mile wes of Rockford; four miles south and two miles oast of Nora Springs. Ora Bayless is to be the auctioneer and he will sell three head of horses eight head of cattle, 12 sheep one a full line of farm machinery. A rep resentative of the.First State bank of Rockford will act as clerk. project provides for the filling grading . and leveling of schoo grounds at a labor cost of $1.530 woth overhead and material costs amounting to $190 to be paid by the district. Detail were lacking on the Dough erty project except that some 150 rods of tile will be laid for dralnagi of the streets. MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED TO 4 PAIRS Marriage licenses have been is sued to Ernest Zobel, 23, Clear Lake, and Shirley Niver, 19, Mason City; Frank Florren, 45, and Minnii Tapn, 42, both, of Austin. Minn. Earl Tapp, 23, Austin, Minn., and Mildred Jenson, 19, Dodge Center Minn.; Louis Brabec, 26, and Mil dred Vogt, 18, both of Albert Lea. A satisfactory relationship of gold and silver will assist materially in keeping cold steel from being considered as one of the metallic factors in economic calculation.--The Washington Star. ROOSEVELT BALL HERE NETS $800 FOR FOUNDATION Attendance Total 1,558 at Party Held at Mason City Armory. The President Roosevelt birthday lall in Mason .City netted 5800 for he Warm Springs foundation to be used in the crusade against the avages of infantile paralysis, ac- :ording to an announcement by the :ommittee Monday. The total attendance at the party, which was held at the armory Jan. 30, was 1,558, according to the compete returns from the sale of ickets. A total of 975; ; tickets was lold in advance and 554'a.t the door; [n addition to this there were 125 Tee admittances, of which 74 were ! ree tickets to those observing their birthday on the same day as that if the president. Expenses Only §63.45. The cash receipts totaled $863.45. Expenses, which were $45 for the orchestra and 518.45 miscellaneous, totaled ?63.45. Following Is the detailed table of the receipts: 3ox office sales 5272.00 2heck room receipts 44.05 2ake receipts 39.85 Refreshment stand receipts 17.55 Alice Burke, donation 1.00 Mattie Palmer, donation ... .50 H. S. Busby, donation 1.00 Ticket Sales: W. H. Grlebling 132.00 L. M. Sweesy 2.00 Leo Carle 27.50 Fred Shaffer 2.00 C. Yelland 1.50 Pete Madouraa 10.00 M. Parks 9.00 Leo Davey 7.50 William Klatt 3.00 Roy Martin 45.50 Bob Dull 2.50 R. C. Patrick 17.50 R. A. Washbum 12.00 William Rease 1.50 Lester Whlpple 214.00 Whtpple, Leo Davey, William Griebling, Leo J. Carle, John Senneff, Jr., and Fred Shaffer. Your income Tax 13. Deductions for Professional Expenses. A. professional man may deduct all necessary expenses Incurred in the pursuit of his profession. These include the cost of supplies used In his practice, office rent, cost of light, water, fuel and telephone in his office, the hire of office assistants, and expenses paid in the operation and repair of an automobile, based upon the proportion of time it Is used In making professional calls or for other professional purposes. Many physicians use their resi- dences^hgth as their offices and th'elfT'fio'mes. In such instance the physician may deduct as a business expense the rental value of the rooms occupied for office purposes if he actually pays rent, and also the cost of light and heat furnished these rooms. Also, he may deduct a portion of the wages paid domestic servants whose time is partly occupied in caring for these rooms. Membership dues in professional societies are deductible. Physicians and dentists who keep in their waiting rooms current magazines and newspapers for the benefit of their patients may deduct this item as a business expense. The cost of professional journals for the taxpayer's own use also Is a deductible item. The cost of technical books is not a deductible item, being a capital expenditure, but a proportionate amount for each year's depreciation of the books may be deducted. Depreciation may also be taken on office furniture and equipment. Insurance premiums on office or other professional equipment and liability Insurance may be deducted. Automobile liability insurance · may be deducted only when the automobile is used wholly in pursuit of the taxpayer's profession, and the cost of the entire upkeep may legitimately be claimed as a professional expense. FROM OFFICES AT CONVENTION Hardware Association and Mutual Insurance Send Delegations. Five from the state headquarters here of the Iowa Retail Hardware association and four from the Iowa Hardware Mutual Insurance company are in Des Moines or are going there in connection with the thirty- sixth annual convention of the association, which opens Tuesday and continues through Friday. Phillip R. Jacobson, secretary of the state association, went to Des Moines Sunday to make final arrangements for the opening of the convention. Others who went Monday were A. R. Sale, Richard C. Lee, Miss Marjory Hughes and Miss Marietta Broers. Those from the Mutual'Insurance company office who planned to leave Monday are R. D. Austin, secretary; R. H. Erickson, W. H. Clarke and M. G. Wlmmer. Attendance of between 800 and BOO Is expected at the convention Codes and competition will be the theme. Noted speakers are on the programs, to be given in Hotel Savery, and 116 exhibitors will display products at the Coliseum. The delegation from Mason City will take a prominent part in e.1. phases of the convention. FARMERS CO-OP OIL FIRM HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING Officers and Directors Are Re-Elected for Next Year. Stockholders of the Farmers Co- Operative Gas and OH company held their annual meeting and election of officers at the" P. G. and E. auditor- urn Saturday afternoon. The main address at the meeting waa given by Sheriff J. M. Robertson, who talked on the value of cooperation in law enforcement. ihort talks were also given by lounty Agena Marion E. Olson, F. W. Stover, field man for the corn- log program, R. M. Hall, Northwood, and others. Reviews Statement. Jens Jensen, manager, gave a brief review of the financial statement of the company, which showed a total business of $66,173.59 for the year, a gross profit of $9,961.65 and a net profit for the year of $3,836.86. The volume of business for 1933 showed au Increase over that of 1932, he said. The company has paid a six per cent dividend on stock totaling $652.50 and dividends on purchase! totaling $3,131.54. While business Is done entirely on a cash basis, Mr Jensen explained an item of accounts receivable totaling $1,281.97 was on purchases by larger concerns with home offices outside the state. 300 Are Present. Approximately 300 of the 400 stockholders of the company w.ere present at the meeting which opened with a lunch at noon. The stockholders re-elected three board members for three years. These are: Charles' Blstline, Mason City; Dan Cahalan, Rockwell, and Sam Hall, Hanlontown. Following the stockholders meeting the directors met and reelected the following officers: H. J. Brown, president; James Rooney, After several months devoted to the study of kidnaping and racketeering, the senate committee seems to have come to the conclusion that there ought to be a law.--The Snu Diego Union. Total cash receipts 5863.45 Bought No. 1. The No. 1 ticket was purchased by Luke B; Miller for ?10. Cakes for the occasion were donated by the Faktor bakery, Mason City Baking company, Purity bakery and the Pfaff Baking company. Other donations included the use of the armory by Headquarters company, of which Lieut. Will E. Hall is commander, tickets by the Klipto Loose Leaf company and the dance cards by the Central Printing company. The committee expressed Its appreciation to everyone who helped to make the party a success. The committee is made up of the following: Dr. T. A. Nettleton, chairman; Leo II. Sweesy, treasurer; L. R. NOW! PILES MEET THEIR WATERLOO! Sore relief --quick rellff -- real formi of Pilea-BUnd, Bleeding, Protruding! Paso Ointment does alleviates the pain, but twnds to correct the condition or Plica as a whole. Here's wby: Pozo !« soothing. H stops tlm inflammation, Pazo is he aline. It repairs the torn tissue. Fnzo is absorbing. It dries op excess mucus and reduces tho swollen blood vessels which are Plies. The methodof application rnaXes Faze doubly effective. Perforated PITe Pipe attached to tutiereachesup into the rectum and thoroughly medicates all affected parts Now. comfort when yon vralk or alt or go to tho stool OetPazo today) Wichoet 5 South Federal Mason City Motor Repairing By Men with Years of Experience New and Used Motors Bought and Sold Sack Bros. ELECTRIC CO. lli! .Second 8. tv. I OR F A I R N E S S OF P R I C E A N D UTMOST IN SERVICE · · · · TME o ORDER GOLDEN RULE RECOMMENDS "TOTHE , PEOPLE OF THIS · · COMMUNITY · · · MEYERHINEROiHOME John H.Meyer OliverH.Meyer 243 5IH ST.. S.E. PHONE I5O5 SPECIAL £or DOLLAR DAY DENATURED ALCOHOL, 188 P R O O F . BRING CONTAINER. 2 GALS. M flft FOR «P 1 · v U W I N T E R MOTOR OIL, 2 C 1 ft 0 GALS. FOR «?1««U SPARK PLUGS FOR ALL CARS, '(t»1 An 4 FOR «J 1.UU M I L K P A I L S O F P O L IS H E D TIN, FOR $1.00 E L E C T R I C FLATIRON, EACH .$1.00 RED BICYCLE TIRE, $1.00 INCH CRYSTAL WHITE $1.85 AX, FORGED SOAP CHIPS -- 10 C A N V A S W O R K STEEL, d-| An BOXES d;-I f\(\ GLOVES, 12 tf» -I A A EACH « P 1 . U U FOU t J l l . U U PAIR FOX. « p l . U U COURTHOUSE OPEN LINCOLN'S BIRTHDAY FIRST TIME IN YEARS The courthouse broke from an ancient precedent Monday and remained open on Lincoln's birthday. For years the institution has observed holidays on the same basis as banks, but this year Charles R. Fatten, member of the board of supervisors, was instrumental in bringing about a change. "Business is beitig conducted up and down the business streets about the same aa any other day and so I see no occasion for closing the courthouse," he said. "Last year on Lincoln's birthday I had occasion to be at the courthouse and there were a number of persons attempting to get in to transact business. Telephones were ringing In all the offices. "I think we should close on the i . main holidays such as Memorial' day, the Fourth of July and Lab"' day, when most business no)' also observe the occasion." '. ' Dougherty, vice president; C. j _ Schumacher, Thornton, treasii TM i_ and John Ashland, Clear Lake, sec.i7* retary. Don't Trifle With Coughs Don't let them get a strangle hold, fight germs quickly. Creomulslon combines 7 major helps in one. Powerful but harmless. Pleasant to take. No narcotics. Your own druggist is authorized to refund your money on the spot if your cough or cold is not relieved by Creomulslon. (Adv.) 'Tis easy now to hold a fire, Throughout the night when folks retire, Your troubles and worry are over now. Just Phone 888 and we'll tell you how. FIRESIDE FUEL COMPANY 1011 SOUTH FEDERAL i N. -L. MICHAELS, Owner 2 SOUTH FEDERAL AVE. We don't grind out dollars, but we expect to give away several of them Wednesday the 14th. DOLLAR DAY Because with every twenty dollars spent with us on Dollar Day we are going to give a rebate of $1. i This will be an especially good day to take advantage of our Style Clearance of Suits and Overcoats at $2445 $29 REMEMBER! A DOLLAR BILL WITH EVERY §20 PURCHASE 45 Get to Know

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