The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on July 11, 1935 · Page 17
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 17

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, July 11, 1935
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JULY 11 1935 SEVENTEEN CLEAR LAKE WAS VACATION MECCA FOR MUSICIANS Schumann-Heink Once Sang in Old Tabernacle on Camp Grounds. CLEAR LAKE, July 11,--Clear Lake of 1885 was a town of 1,500 already famous in the middle west as a resort. The lake and town was surrounded by beautiful groves of trees, northwest of the town was the Clear Lake camp grounds, center of Methodist camp meetings, Sunday school conventions and northwest musical festivals. ·· The Clear Lake park, generally called the camp grounds, comprised about a 36 acre tract of hilly sandy land, including a half-mile of shore line. The grounds were owned and opperated by the Clear Lake Camp Meeting association composed of Christian ministers and laymen. Trains Stopped There. There were several structures on the park, which were situated on the little hill in view of the lake-- the Milwaukee station bringing persons daily from all over the mid- west to the camp. The large platform adjoined thet association building so that the passengers walked from the train direct to the grounds through this building. Here the offices of the camp were located and assisted in finding quarters for the visitors. The most pretentious building of the grounds-was the pavilion, a large white edifice, octagon in shape, which could seat 3.000 persons. The sides of the building were erected with hinges so that they could be swung out and supported on posts, virtually making the buiid- ing an open air assembly, with a porch around it. A balcony was located around the seven sides of the octagon, above which were sleeping rooms. A large white dome topped the pavilion and showed up from all points of the town. Cost $i,000. The building was made of the best materials and built by expert carpenters of the day. It is said to have cost the enormous sum of 54,000. The Methodist camp meetings and Sunday school associations meetings made Clear Lake a mecca for manly years and in 1881 the first annual music festival was held. The best musical, oratorical and elocutionary talent of the day from the child with a great length selection to Bill Nye, Schuman Heink and Bryan at one time appeared at the pavilion. The late Dr. W. R. Clack was the first corresponding secretary of the music association and later became manager. In 1925 the D. A. R. of Clear Lake purchased for $2,000 a part of the original plot of ground upon which the pavilion stood with the aid ot 51,000 raised from property holders in the vicinity by Mrs. Carrie S. Collins. It now stands as a memorial to the greatness of the past, equipped with picnic benches and tables, a flag, and flag pole, an historic wheel from the old Stevens mill, which is put on special days by Mr. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Fattschull make their permanent home on the grounds. Expect Tax Increase. NEW HAMPTON, July 11.-Property owners in New Hampton will pay higher taxes next year according to the budget report mada out by the city council. The city is asking for 514,000 for next year to be raised by taxation. This year 510,150 was raised by taxation. Bakery in New Locution. IOWA FALLS, July 11.--A. J. Bergeson, proprietor of the Puritan jakery made arrangements to lease he Charles Hennsing store build- ng on Stevens street, recently vacated by the Iowa Palls Food Martet, which moved across the street Rites Held in Humboldt. IOWA FALLS, July 11.--John Reynolds, 61, sheet metal worker employed by Crouch and Loveless, died at his home on College avenue Tuesday. The funeral was held at the Hopley funeral home, Humboldt, this afternoon, conducted by the Rev. Mr. Lutteman of the Congregational church. Q -UOfcH AOVMIIUNG, M Make three meals a day a lark · · · nourishing, well-balanced, tasty, tempting and economical!. We offer full cooperation · · in convenient displays, courteous service and choice foods at economy prices. Try your. rA ^~ fTftne-f .nearest RITE-WAY STORE! FOOD STORES' Specials for FRIDAY to THURSDAY JULY 12th to 18th OVALTINE Contains 15 food elements essential to your Daily diet Quick or regular Lge. Pkg. WARM WEATHER Specials! FRUIT NECTAR 9c Mayflower . . . Cherry, Grape, Rasp., Straw. 8 oz. bottle SUMMER DRINK Jack Sprat . . . Makes 20 refreshing glasses pkg. ROOT BEER EXTRACT Jack Sprat 3 oz. bottle CATSUP Mayflower . . . tempting flavor 14 oz. bottle ISc Apri Caruwd Mayflower . mellow ripe No. 2'/ 2 can 2k No. 10 s « « can Mayflower . . . deep orange, rich flavor Mayflower . . . No. 10 Red Sour pitted can GOOD CHEER Strictly oven fresh » 1 Ib. bag Mayflower ... 3 Ib. « Q seedless type ? e plg- I xG BAKING SODA . . ^ 7c Jack Sprat . . . for all purposes R GROCER FLOUR ^ $1,83 Unconditionally guaranteed Kellogg's WHEAT KRISPSES pl f g , 25c OATS, Jock Sprat , . . . Lpak f. e 19c BUTTERNUT TOASTIES , "AKinY reanut Butter centers, rolled V VMrtW I in Coasted cocoanut 1 6ig4WhiteNaptha SOAP bars For laundry use Protex Health Soap -- PaSm- rose Soap -Rosebud Castile Soap Your Choice 4 « f bars Any Climabne 23'c Cleanser--Water Softener --Soap Saver Jack Sprat . . . TM oz- sprinkler top bottle . . """'e Ambassador brand 4 1 Qe Toilet Tissue son, sanitary Waxed Paper 40 feet Ant Killer rolls ants quickly e rolls roll bottle 9c ShoeCleanerf h i n o l a b r a n d white liquid bottle 9C boxes Green Diamond brand . . . regular 5c boxes ' into the new Charles Comely building. Mr. Bergeson expects to open in his new location Monday. Recommended for Postmaster. DECORAH. July 11.--Allen Wise, secretary of the Winneshiek County Title Abstract company and former democratic county recorder, has jeen recommended by Representa- :ive Fred Biermann for postmaster at Decorah. The appointment will be ·ffectlve Feb. 19, 1936. "IT TAKES MORE THAN EXERCISE TO MAKE YOU FEEL LIKE A BOY ... Sure! Fresh air and exercise ate important pinch hitters. But a well- balanced 'diet is the big thing that counts on the score card. That's why my family puts Shredded Wheat up to bat the first thing every morning." For Shredded Wheat is whole ·wheat -- nothing added, nothing taken away. Contains the vital health-building elements you need to win. WEDDED HP AT Ask for the package showing the picture of Niagara Falls and the red N.B.C Uneeda Seal ""NATIONAL BISCUIT COMPANY "Uneeda Bakers" Shop Here! These Prices Will Save You Money POTATOES 15 Ib. pk. lOc DILL, Quart Jar. oz. Bottle All Flavors 12 ox. Bottle Strawberry, Raspberry, Peach Strictly Fresh, dozen. Tall Can, Pink Pink, tall can ·.-. Full Cream, pound Ib. Bag. American Style, Quart Jar Tall Cans Toilet Paper Tissue Rolls Paper Plates p** Large Size, Dozen Long Handle 1 Ib. can. Jack Sprat NOTICE This store is open daily from 7 a, m, until 6:30 p. m. except Saturday. 215 South Federal Avenue Mason City, Iowa FREE DELIVERY Phone 434 Sterling Groceries and Meat Markets NO. 1 -- NO. 2 -- NO. 3 -- NO. 4 FRIDAY - SATURDAY WE DELIVER $1.00 ORDERS We Reserve the Right to Limit Fruit Department Lemons, Large, Dozen 21 c Bananas, Fancy, 5 Ibs 25c Oranges, Jumbo Size, 2 doz. 39c New Potatoes, Fancy, peck.. 25c Tomatoes, 3 Ibs 25c Bing Cherries for Canning. .$1.99 Apricots -- Plums -- Peaches Green Apples, 5 Ibs 19c Meat Department Sliced Minced Ham, Ib 18c Home-Made Bologna, Ib. . . . 18c Beef Short Ribs, Ib 14c Lamb Roasts, Ib 19c Lamb Steak, Ib 20c Sugar Cured Bacon Squares, pound 25c Milk Fed Veal Spring Fries -- Cold Meats Value Milk, tall cans, 5 f o r . . . 25c N. B. C. Sugar Cookies, Ib 20c Post Toasties, large pkg lOc Jar Rings, 3 dozen lOc Corn Flakes, large pkg lOc Nectar, large bottles, 3 for. . 25c Monarch Root Beer, pkg lOc Monarch Gelatine, pkg 5c Koo!-Ade Drink, pkg 5c The Cooresr Store in Town It is a pleasure to shop in the Sterling grocery, the coolest store in town. Great stocks of merchandise to choose from, and prices that are low. When you are walking around town and get warm, just drop down to the Sterling grocery and get cooled off; easy chairs to rest in. Steriing Coal Feed Co. LUKE B. MILLER JACK McCOLE, Mgr. Longhorn Cream Cheese, Ib. 15c Bulk Green Tea, Ib 19c Folger's Coffee, Ib 30c FoJger's Coffee, 2 Ibs 58c Red Pitted Cherries, « No. 10 can 45c Peaches, large No. 10 can. .. 45c Brooms, extra good 49c Crackers, 2 Ib. caddy 19c Banner Oats, large pkg 19c Pineapple, large 2Vz can. ... 19c Van Camp's Pork and Beans, can 5c Pork and Beans, giant cans, 3 for 25c Tomatoes, can lOc Monarch Yacht CEub Tuna. . 16c Dill Pickles, large jar 17c Olives, large jar 25c Libby's Red Salmon, can 22c Mother Hubbard Flour $2.19 Oyster Shells, 100 Ibs,, 59c The Sunshine Makers Club of Burchinal will have an ice cream social at the hall Tuesday evening, July 16. EVERYBODY COME! MR. FARMER :-- Bring us your cash or trade -- any of the 4 stores.

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