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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 8

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, December 6, 1933
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EIGHT MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Now is the time to order Deckers Gift Boxes For FRIENDS RELATIVES EMPLOYES Mason City's Calendar Dec. . 12--Chamber of Commerc Christmas party at Hotel Han ford. Dec. 13--Senegalese drum and bugle corps grand prize championship cakewalk at armory. .Dec. 14.--Four one act plays, high school auditorium, 8:15 p. m. sponsored by oral English de partment. Here in Mason City Chicken Pie Dinner 25c, Thurg. day, beg. 5 p. m. Church of Christ ·Dance Community Bldg., Clear Lake, Dec. 8. Archie Sampson Orch Howard Ross, son of Mr. and Sirs. H. C. Ross, 112 Adams avenue northwest, student at the University of Minnesota, is a Sigma.Chi fraternity pledge, according to Information received here. Good clean coal at $7.00. Allison Coal. Ph. 431. Thurs. nltc special--T-bone steak dinner, complete 35c. Ford-Hopkins. Birth certificates have been filed in the office of the clerk for Clarice Margaret, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Gorkowski, Mason City, born Nov. 23; Robert Francis, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Delbe, born Nov. 19; boy, son of Mr. and Mrs. George F. Wallace, 1951 Carolina avenue northeast, born Nov. 24, and Peggy Lou, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luther A. Forshee, Mason City, born Nov. 13. Money loaned on your salary or fvirn. Confidential service. See Mrs. Simon, 321 First Nat 1 1. Bk. Bldg. · Stockoi : nBW style Spalfliiig- anfl Alfred'Johnson shoe skates §4.95. Mason City Hardware Co. Mrs. Eberline Injured in Fall From Her Porch Mrs. George Eberline, 110 Twelfth street northwest, fractured an elbow when she fell from the porch of her home about 5:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. She Is confined at the Mercy hospital, where she was resting easily Wednesday. Knouse Urges Safety in Address at Center What he claimed was the best Christmas present a boy or girl can' give parents was described Tuesday night by Charles B. Knouse, Boy Scout executive, in a talk on "Child Safety" at the meeting of the Madison ' Community center. Christmas time will be the. happiest for parents If the know their children have suffered no Injuries from accidents. Still more will parents appreciate being relieved of worry concerning their children when they know they are observing rules of safety. The moating was attended by 275. There are 3,805 Negro physicians and surgeons In the United States, says the bureau of the census. DECEMBER 6 1933 STOCKHOLDERS FIGHT LANSING BRIDGE LAWSUIT 1 GET PERMISSION TO FILE PETITION OF INTERVENTION Claim Phoenix Company Head Seeks to Freeze Them Out. Stockholders in the lowa-Wiscon sin Bridge company were given per mission to enter sa intervenors In the foreclosure action trough against the concern by the bone holders, according to a decision handed down Tuesday in the fed eral court at Dubuque by Judge Joseph W. MoVyneaux, Minneapolis Information on the decision was received here by Fred Ontjes, who with a St. Paul law firm, is ap pearing for the stockholders, 01 whom there are about 50 scattered over North and northeastern Iowa- Has.No Standing, Claim. . The intervenors contend the fore closure action, which was brought because of non-payment of interest has no standing in court for the reason that the bonds are not valid They contend the action was brought as part of a scheme to wipe out the stockholders' equity in the company's property, a bridg across the Mississippi river a' Lansing. The stock holdings in the struC' ture amount to $375,000 In preferred and $368,000 in common stock, according to the group which under Tuesday's court decision now has the right to file a petition of intervention. Became Bondholders. The allegation is made that the Phoenix Finance c o r p o r a t i o n through Its president, John A. Thompson, Davenport, illegally maneuvered itself into the position of bondholders in the company for tlie purpose of graining complete possession of the bridge. The intervenors allege further he bonds were issued contrary to he charter provision of the corporation, that full consideration there- ore was not received by the cor- oration, that under the laws of Delaware, where the company was rganized, its stock cannot lawfully e repurchased by the company ex- ept out of surplus and that part £ the bonds were delivered to the 'hoenix Finance corporation in the epurchase of the'bridge company's referred stock, which caused an mpalrment of the capital. He Gained Control. The contention of this stock- olders group is that Mr. Thompson gained a dominant.- position. In e company by 'taking over at a large discount blocks 'of stock not sold to the public, sold some of the stock back to the company for J50,- 000 In bonds and later received additional blocks of bonds for claimed ervices, eventually holding- bonds or 5200,000. This was done, according to the ritervenors in the face of the pro- raise to the stockholders that no onds were to be issued by the ompany. The action for foreclosure is be- ng brought in the name of Bechtel Trust company and A. H, Schubert trustees. reg-ular armory of its major activities--the school f marksmanship--at its December meeting in the Thursday night. Boys and girls, ranging in age rom 11 to 22 years arc to give demonstrations o£ the instructions hey have received as well as plain and fancy shooting. A special gal- ery range is being erected for that iurpose. L. R. Whlpple, post secretary, an- lounccd that memberships were continuing to come in at an excel- erit rale. The last one to be received at the-legion; offices was. that- p£ G.. A " Sausel, Pedro" -Miguel,' Canal zone, former resident of Mason City and visitor In the community on vacations every two years. RESERVATIONS for "THE YOUNGEST* Currie-Van Ness 3 Act Comedy Thursday and Friday December 7, 8, nt High School Auditorium 60c, general admission lOc, members At the Hospitals John A. Senneff, Sr., 0 Beaurilont drive, was admitted to the Mercy hospital Tuesday lor a major operation. Mrs. Henry Van Zuick, Clear Lake, was admitted to the Park hospital Tuesday for a major operation. Mrs; Harry Van, 404 First street northwest, was admitted to the Mercy hospital Tuesday for a major operation. Mildred Barker, 323 Jackson avenue southwest, was admitted to the Park hospital Tuesday for a major operation. Charles J. Schultz, Grafton, was admitted to the Mercy hospital Tuesday for a major operation. Sherman Henna, clear Lake, was admitted to the Park hospital Tuesday for a major operation. Lloyd Robinson, Buffalo Center, was dismissed from the Mercy hospital Tuesday following treatment. Robert Fletcher, Dougherty, was dismissed from the Mercy hospital Tuesday following: treatment. Mrs. Leland Edington, 1417 Carolina avenue northeast, was dismissed from the Park hospital Tuesday following a minor operation. Alfred Herding, Mason City, was dismissed from the Park hospital Tuesday following a minor operation. Richard Rice, 112 Twelfth street southeast, was dismissed from the Park hospital Tuesday following treatment. Most of the Tories of 1776 got out of the country, but Roosevelt can't expect a break like that.--Buffalo Times. SIXTH ANNUAL Lutefisk Supper Thursday, Dec. 7 Served by TRINITY LUTHERAN BROTHERHOOD 5th and Perm S.E. Adults 35c Children 20c Prominent Dancing Pair to Appear in Cake -Walk 7 Year Old Couple Also to Dance in Senegalese Event Dec. 13. Among the outstanding couples to appear in the grandprize championship cake-walk to be given under the sponsorship of the Senegalese drum and bugle corps at the atmory Dec. 13, is Dan Ewing and Martha Jackman. Mr, Ewing is a veteran of many cake-walks. Ycara ago, when cakewalking was at its height, he traveled from one contest to another. He is accredited with the distinction of winning a grand prize championship cake-walk at the ' world's fair In St. Louis in 1904. Twice he has won the cake-walks in Mason City. Miss Jackman, who is his partner in the accompanying picture, is a clever dancer who has taken part in a number of cake-walks. Tyler Stewart, business manager of the cake-walk 'this year, an-* nounced Wednesday there will be a Cakewalk specialty by a 7 year olc couple. The entire program will be staged with special lighting effects under the supervision of William Smith. A complete outline of the program of the cake-walk is to appear in Tuesday's issue of the Globe-Gazette. EWING AND JAUKiUAN. RIFLE TEAMS TO ENTERTAIN POST School Marksmanship Group to Appear at Legion Meeting. Legionnaires will have an opportunity to see a demonstration of one EXPECT BYRD TO SAIL ON TUESDAY Too Early for Flagship to Approach Ice Barrier in Antarctic. WELLINGTON, N. 2., Dec. 6. UPl --Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd probably will sail for the south pole next Tuesday, It was said here where his Antarctic flagship was in harbor today. As it is too early for his flagship to approach the Ice barrier, Admiral Byrd plans to carry out his oeeariographic work on a wooden vessel which will precede his flagship through the ice. WESTCOASTHAS 2 STORM DEATHS Pacific Northwest is Swept by High Winds and Snowstorms. SEATTLE, Dec. 6. (#)--Two itorm deaths were marked up today as rains, high winds and snow wept the Pacific northwest. Struck down by an automobile in a driving rain and strong wind last itght at Burlington, Elmer L. Willon, 72, president of the First National bank of Burlington was killed. Thore Hassin, 65 year old Logger vas crushed to death in Grays Harbor county in an accident yesterday which companions said was caused " the rains. Three Youths Held in Los Angeles for Entering Damon's Merle Olson, 16, Sam Bradberry, 17, and Hubert Davis, 16, all of Mason City, are being held in custody by the police of Los Angeles, Cal., on a charge of breaking and enter- ng the Damon store of Mason City he morning of Nov. 5. Chief of Police B. J. Fatten re- :eved a telegram Wednesday from 'ames E. Davis, chief of the Los Angeles police, stating that the boya confessed to the job. They were arrested in Los Angeles Tuesday and had part of the stolen mer- handlsr in their possession. Two of the boys, Olson and Davis, are on parole from the local juvenile ourt. They were traced from Mason City to Leaveriworth and from there o Los Angeles through efforts of he local police department. NOVEMBER FIRE LOSS IS SI,305 Total Loss for Year Only $24,302, According to Monthly Report. Thirteen fires and a loss 'of $1,305 were reported during the month of November, according to the monthly report of D. H. Shire, chief of the fire , department. The total loss for the year up to Dec. 1, is §24,302. The total value of property involved by fire amounted to ?47 240 A total of 533,950 of this was insured. The insured loss amounted to ?883.50. No loss was reported on buildings In which fire did not originate. · ' · . - . Nine fires were in frame buildings, two in B.utdmobiles, arid two were in other than 'building fires. Eleven fires were confined to the Joint of origin, one was confined to the floor of origin and one to the )uilding. No loss occurred in seven fires, less than ?5 loss resulted at one, less than 5100 at three, less than SSOO at one and less than $1,000 at one. Salvage work was accomplished at four fires. Covers were spread at ten. A total of 273 inspections were made, 211 of which were salvage inspections. Thirty-four alarms were turned in, one of which .was false. A total of 62.4 miles were traveled.,to-fires and, 25:01 hours were worked at fires. Three Pass Exams for Entering Navy Raymond W. Fisher of Clarksville, Maurice A. Butler of Forest City and James G. Evans of Waverly have passed their preliminary examinations here for entering the United States navy and will report to the naval recruiting station in Des Moines Dec. 15 to take their final examinations, R. F. Allison, officer in charge of the naval recruiting station here announced Wednesday. If they successfully complete the final examinations they will entrain for the naval training station in San Diego, Cal. Enlistment of these three men filled the December quota for this district, according to Mr. Allison. TRY THE NEW COAL ECONOMY CHUNKS $7.50 ton, ·% ton at $4 W. C. BLOCK CO. Phone 503 COAL SPECIAL! West Ky. LUMP Two Cars CQ on Track, ton .: ^O Yl Ton nt $1.25 W. G. BLOCK CO. Phone 563 PROCESSING TAX WARNING ISSUED BY GOVERNMENT Punishment: Provided for Those Making Claims Not Improper. A nationwide warning to all per sons not to make Improper claims for exemption of processing taxes on wheat, corn or other commodities subject to tax under the agricultural adjustment act was issued Wednesday through federal authorities by Commissioner of Interna Revenue Guy T. Helvering, according to information received by local officials. The commissioner's w a r n i n g pointed out that under federal law the penalty, upon conviction, for preparing or assisting in the prepa- raton of a false or fraudulent return, affidavit, claim or document in connection with any matter arising under the internal revenue laws is a fine of not more than $10,000, or imprisonment of not more than five years, or both. IJable to Prosecution. Persons who sign affidavits to the effect that they are the producers o£ wheat, corn or other commodities subject to the processing tax, when such is not the case, to evade payment of the processing tax are liable to prosecution, according to Commissioner Helve ring's statement. Actual producers were also warned that they will be subject to prosecution if they take their commodities which are subject to the processing tax to mills or factories for manufacture and endeavor to escape the processing- tax by signing on affidavit that the product is for consumption by their own family, employes or household, when in fact they exchange their products for some sort of merchandise. ' Storekeepers IJable. In such cases, the commissioner said, storekeepers who accept from the producer flour, meal, or other commodity on which the processing tax has not been paid, are subject to prosecution for conspiring with the producer to evade the processing tax. As a final admonition Commis- oner Helvering said, "It in the policy of the bureau of internal revenue to take appropriate action in every case in which any violation of the internal revenue laws is brought to its attention. Every citizen, should regard it as a patriotic duty to report to the collector of Internal revenue for'his district any violation of the processing tax law that comes to his notice." Two From Rake Enlist for Cavalry Service Alvin G. Grane ajid Luverne Quanne of Rake have been enlisted for the Fourteenth cavalry division at Fort Des Afoines, according to an announcement made Wednesday by Sergt. T. C. Stevenson, officer in charge of the United States army recruiting station here. The December quota for this district is not yet filled, however, according to Sergeant Stevenson. $55 ANEMIC, NERVOUS? Mrs. Lelx Plncgar oi SOIj'S Main St., Danville, 111., said: "I was terribly ner- Vous, thin and antmic, had no color in my face. Dr. tierce's Favorite Frescri p lion gave me slrength, rid me oE the nervousness and headache and the pain across my back." Sold by druggists New sire, (ablets 50 cts., liquid $1.00. Large Size, tabs, or liquid, $1,35. "W« Do Our Pan." Life Protection at Cost! ?1,520 Mutual Ufe Protection FOR §7.00 Approximate Total Cost $13.00 Per Year Non-medical, ages 5 to 75; all races; dues waived after 15 years; isabllity waivers, loan and withdrawal values. Wrlto for particulars, Dept. A FAMILY MUTUAL BENEFIT ASSOCIATION Meard Bldg., Phoenix, Arizona CROSLEY presents for 1934 ... a new idea in R A D I O S Two radios in One--for the price of just one. A DUAL-WAVE Radio which gives you the very finest in broadcasting reception--and in addition, the police, aviation and amateur stations. See and Hear the New 1934 CROSLEYS NOW at PAUL'S RADIO SERVICE CROSLEY RADIO A wonderful Christmas gift for the whole family to enjoy. 7-9 Second Street S. \V. Mason City Friesner Joins Hoxie in Wholesale Fruit Business Opens Mason City Establishment, Which is Fourth of Group. H. C. Friesner, prominent in the wholesale fruit business of the community for many years, Wednesday announced he has become associated with R. J. Hoxie of Waterloo In the establishment of the Hoxie Fruit company in Mason City. Operations were started Tuesday at 304 Fifth street southwest, where the company will be situated temporarily. Mr. Friesner js the manager of the new wholesale concern, which is the fourth Hoxie unit to be established in Iowa, others being situated at Des Moines, Iowa Falls and Waterloo. An Iowa Company. The Hoxie organization is an Iowa institution and does not con-* template the establishment of of- iHes and warehouses outside the state, Mr. Friesner stated. The new Mason City company opened in the form of a depot rather than as a completely operating wholesale house, but contemplates ^tensive expansion in the near future, at which time other Mason City businessmen are expecting to become associated with Mr, Friesner and Mr. Hoxie. "At present we are working only two salesmen in Mason City, Clear Lake and nearby towns," said Mr. Friesner. "We plan, however, to enlarge our facilities and sales force ns rapidly as possible. Resigned Nov. 1. Mr. Frieaner resigned as manager of the Stacy-Friesner Fruit company here Nov. 1 and his place was taken by L. W. Whitson, who had occupied executive positions for 3amble-Rohinson company, of which the Stacy-Friesner concern was a unit, before coming to Mason City. Mr. Friesner has been manager of a wholesale fruit house in Mason City for IT years, first of the Fries- uer Fruit company and the last two years, after the two local concerns were consolidated, of the Stacy- Friesner Fruit company. H. C. FRIESNER. TREMENDOUS REDUCTION IN BUS FARES Rates cut as much as 50% MASON CITY to 1 Way Kd. Trip St. Paul $2.85 ?5.15 Waterloo 1.70 3.10 Des Moines 2.75 4.85 Kansas City 6.70 12.10 Spencer 3.25 4.03 Cedar Rapids .... 2.80 5.SO Los Angeles 26.00 46.80 Chicago; 7.50 Call for Rates to Other Points Jefferson Transportation Company BUS Depot 1C First Street S. W. Phone 97 Mason City Cutler Makes Plans for Address in Mason City. Francis G. Cutler, Boone, candidate for the democratic nomination for governor, was in Mason City Wednesday making arrangements for a talk which he will give here at 7:30 o'clock Tuesday night, Dec. 12. Mr. Cutler, who was em- ployed by the Lindenhurst dairy in Mason City in 1916 and 1917, will speak at Nevada, Iowa Falls and Hampton Tuesday before coming here. On Wednesday he will speak at Carner, Algona, Emmetsburg and Spencer, Embezzlement Case Dismissed in Court The case against J. E. Giles, Plymouth, who was arrested Tuesday on a charge of embezzlement, was dismissed Wednesday by M. C. Coughlon, justice of the peace, when Giles agreed to pay C. M. Mlkkel- son, New Hampton auto dealer, the amount owed. Giles waa charged with having intent to dispose o£ a mortgaged cream separator valued at more than $20. He was said to have sold the mortgaged property to Nils Gyleck without the consent of the mortgagee. MARRIED HERK Harlan Pate and Luella Hopper, both of Beloit, Wis., were married Tuesday by S. L. Haynes, Justice of the peace. F.G. Murphy, M.D. Olaase§, Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat. All disease* caused by Incorrect food balance. Nutrition laboratory. Office over Michael Drag Store" A Good Thing To Do NOW You'll want a new suit and maybe an overcoat too for the 'Holidays. W i t h Christinas only a couple of weeks away right now is a good time to choose either one or both and if you want to have one more thing to be thankful for make your s e l e c t i o n here this Christmas. It costs no more, if as much, to wear Glasgow designed and made for you alone clothes. O'Coats Suits $20.00 HE'GG'S f* M f 34 East State "Where Quality Tells and Price Sells" Here's a Real Christmas Gift for Dad and Son "DELTA" Quality Tools The Choice of Thousands of Home Workshop Owners! New 14" "Delta" Band Saw la the first really new band Raw fn yeara. Has many revolutionary new (ealures thai greatly Increase efficiency. Woodworkers everywhere recognize "Delta" Quality Motor-Driven Tools aa the leaders in the field. There are definite reasons for this. For years "Delta" has pioneered numerous basic improvements in motor-driven tools. Woodworkers know when they purchase "Delta" ecmin- ment they are getting the latest and most advanced design. In addition, "Delta" has consistently built into its tools lasting quality, even where it cannot be seen. With this quality has been coupled the painstaking accuracy so necessary for good craftsmanship. Aa a result, although "Delta" tools are priced low enough to be within the reach of every home workshop--they are efficient enough to be used in real production work by the thousands. COME IN--Let Us Demonstrate These Wonderful Tools to You! ASK FOR COMPLETE CATALOGUE CURRIE-VAN NESS CO, New S-lnch Circular Saw gives convenience of 4 «, square table at fraction of coat. 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