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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 17

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, February 5, 1931
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'·-'· FEBRUARY 5 1931 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE 17 Have You Heard the New 11 Tube Philco Superheat? Its marvelous tone and sensitivity will amaze you. Tone Control Station Record- in Dial Automatic Volume Control Screen Grid Balanced Units : and the new Low Price Less Tubes For the Lowboy, makes it the outstanding buy of the industry. CURRIE-VAN NESS CO. 11-N. Federal Phone J7 JOE Gcss IS NOW SFU4NG Furniture Frojn ' His New Store at 207 Sixth Street S. W. Fine "stock of. New 'and Used Furniture, Cook, Heater and Gas Stoves. No Rent to Pay So All Prices Extremely Low. Air. G^ss trades and buys used furniture. Phone 1307 or 942 You Can Buy (Artificial Teeth) FOK $10.95 Thru a fortunate purchase of materials, we are enabled to make ,this wonderful offer until March first only. Vulcanite Plates Are Still the Best Altho many new materials have been experimented with--Vulcanite Plates are still the best. This unusual offer includes any Vulcanite Plate. Maroon Brown Light Red Gold Dust Visit the. nearest "Craven" Plate Shoppe as soon as possible. It will pay you to go many miles to take advantage of this offer, CRAVEN'S Kxcliisivo Plate Shoppes 18 First Sf. S. E., Mason City 306 Eighth St. 408 Locust Des Moines High Lights in Stormy Career of Major General'Smedley D.Butler B o 11 s t e 0 in the United States Marino Corp a at tho age of 16. B o o k just pub- l i s h e d by navy lauds his diplomatic efforts in China. Awarded Congressional M e d a l for capture of Ft Tll- viere. Haiti, 1017. S e r v e d as commander of C a m p Brest. F r a n c e , during tte World war- Has been promoted through t h e grades to present r a n k o f m a j o r general. Was director of public safety In P h i l a d e l p h i a I n 1924 and 1920. lHad Co!. Alexander Williams court_| martlaled after at- _ tending dinner in " his honor at" Williams' home, where c o c k t a i l s were served. Interred to Mussolini as hit-and- run driver In Philadelphia speech. CAN DOGS EAT? ASK 16 OWNERS Ruling of Panama .Officials Leaves Greyhounds Hungry and Without Work. PANAMA CITY, Feb. 5. /P--It. anybody wants to know if dogs can 3at, ask 16 American greyhound owners who brot their racers to Panama seven weeks ago and have not seen them run a race yet. Meanwhile the dogs' appetites are as big as ever. R. B. Sherlock' of Tulsa, Oklahoma, secretary of the racing asso eiation here, in tellipg the troubles of his brothers of; the track, who brot their dogs last December, lays all the blame to the rev9lution. The revolt brot into' power a government whose authorities decided that here would be no racing at all. It would not be so bad if there ·ere riot so many dogs, but there re 303. "You know," Sherlock comment- d, "it takes about 50 cents a day to eed each dog and we have been do- rig that for several weeks. The finances o f . the party have cached such a low ebb that one ports writer today started a collec- .on for the dog hoys. Sherlock comments that they obviously can't eat heir dogs, which are worth, from 300 to $1,500 each. On top of everything 1 the owners --if they had the funds--can't take he dogs back from where they To End a Gough In a Hurry, Mix This at Home To end a stubborn cough quickly, it is iniportunt to sootUo and houl the in- iiaincd membranes, get ricl of the germs and also to aid the system inwardly to help throw off the trouble. For these purposes, here fs a homemade medicine, fitr better thau nnythinB you could buy at 3 times tlio coat. From nny druggist, get 2V4 ounces of Pinex. Pour-tliis into a pint bottle, aud add plain granulated sugar syruporstrained honey to fill up the pint. Tlajs takes but n moment, nnd makes a remedy BO effective that you will never do without, once you liuve used it. Keeps perfectly, and children like it. This simple remedy dons three necessary tbiuRS. First, it loosens the germ- Inden phlcRm. Second, it soothes nwny the inflammation. Third, it is absorbec into the blood, where it nets directly on the bronchial tubes. This explains why it brings such quick relief, even in the obstinate bronchial coxigb.T which follow cold epidemics. Finer is a highly concentrated com pound of genuine Norway Pine, con taiuing the active agent of creosote, in a refined, palatable form, and Itnowi as one of the greatest healing agents for. Kevere congbs, chest colds ant bronchial troubles. Do not accept a substitute for Pinex It is guaranteed to give prompt relief or money refunded. ANALYZES RHENIUM diear Lake Secrets of, "Rhenium 75," a new chemical element said to be a- thousand times more rare than gold, are being given to tho world by Dr. W. F. Meggers, above, of tho bureau of standards, Washington, D. C., who has just succeeded In analyzing the optical emission spectra of the element. Like all rare elements rhenium contains an odd .number of electrons--75. It constitutes one part In a million million of the earth's crust. came. The dogs have shed their coats and if they went back to Chicago, Mineola, St. Louis and their other'places of residence now they would catch cold and die. HELEN QENUH1CKS News Editor Residence Phono 1 340W OFFICE PHONE No. 239 LEE DEWIGULNS Circulation and Advertising Residence Phono 67 R. W. Fischbeck Gives Talk to Hi-Y Club Ralph W. Fischbeck addressed the Hi-Y club at Its regular weekly meeting at tha Y. M. C. A. Wednesday night. Mr. Fischbeck; told the boys of the various types of insurance and why insurance was a good investment for any one. This event was a part of the observance of thrift week by the boys' clubs of the Y. M. C. A. Eddie Jones had charge of the club devotions. His topic was "Are Folks Responsible For What They Are and What They Do?" Herman Ober was appointed for devotions for the coming .week and Dick Ralph Dunlop for the program. HAUSER TALKS TO LIONS CLUB Leaders of Masonic School of Instruction Are Lions Guests. CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 5.--A number of guests attended the Lions club yesterday noon at the Lions cafe. Both Harry A. Sarle, Bristol and John Ames, Traer, who conducted the Masonic school of instruction at Clear Lake Wednesday were in attendance. Mr. Searle g-ave a short talk concerning tho school! They 'were guests of Dr. C. K. Wright. Prof. M. A. Hauser of the Iowa Extension department, Ames, gave an interesting talk on the farm conditions in general. Mr. Hauser is in this locality judging grain exhibits and lecturing on farm crops, and soils, ,, which is held in connection with the farmers' institute. The department has now inaugurated a freezing test for seed corn. By developing this hardy strain of corn it is also more apt to withstand drought, according to the expert Tom Argent, salesmanager of the Standard Oil 'in this district, was introduced by O. J. King, president. George Ringgenberg, who has won many fiddling contests, presented several numbers on the violin accompanied by his son. Mr. Dillivue, Mason City, gave a piano selection. 65 OUT ON BOND IN OMAHA RAIDS Police Spurred by Demand of State's Attorney to Clean Up Vice. OMAHA, Feb. 5. (JP)--Spurred by a demand of state's Attorney Gen- oral' C. A. Sorensen that vice conditions In Omaha be rectified, police last night invaded more than a score of alleged resorts. They ar rested 65 persons as operators and inmates, nearly all of whom wers free on bond today. Sorcnsen demanded the cleanup in a letter sent yesterday to Police Commissioner Roy Towl. He explained that D. W. Harding of Minneapolis, his special investigator, had been studying conditions here since last November as the outgrowth of protests made to his office by Omaha citizens. In his report Harding outlined evidence against 20 alleged houses of prostitution, seven alleged liquor joints and several gambling houses. Towl, who was made police com- missioner last week, replacing Arthur A. Westergard, transferred, today described conditions revealed by the report as "A disgrace and a blight upon the city." He promised an immediate assault against vice. Chinese Patient (on telephone) --Doctor, what time you fixee teeth fo' me? i Doc--Two-thirty--all right ? Chinese--Yes, tooth hurty me all right, but wa' time you fixee'?-- Pointer. COUGHS Legion Gives §1,000. BRECKENRIDGE, Minn.--Alfred Loclcman Post of the American Legion recently made its first payment of 51,000 on a proposed auditorium which the Legion plans to build and present to the city. The money was from 1930 profits of 'the Legion dancing pavilion. The proposed building will be in the nature of a Larner's Quality OXFORDS with arch supports built in You can choose youv next pair from an assortment that's complete with all the new styles. Genuine calfskins in either black or the new shades of tan in broad, medium or narrow toes. See them in our windows, or. step in for a try on. ·MASON CITY. !A. Courtesy Is Held for Lake Guest CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 5.--Mrs. S. J. Clausen anji Miss Louise Clausen entertained a grroup at luncheon Tuesday afternoon in honor of Mrs. Waldo Wintersteen, Omaha, Nebr., who is the houseguest of Mrs. A. 1. Sondrol. Mrs. Wintersteen is a sister of Mrs. Sondrol. The prize for high .score went to Mrs. W. W. Choate and a guest prize was presented to Mrs. Wintersteen. Hold Lodge Dance. CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 5.- ·About 75 couples participated in the dance held by the Odd Fellows dancing club Wednesday evening- at the I. O. O. F. hall. Lunch was served by a committee. A large number of out of town persons attended from Mason City and Thornton. Members of the club also brot guests. C. L. CALENDAR Friday--Operetta "Twilight Alley" by junior high at high school auditorium at 7:30 o'clock. Clear Lake vs. Lake Mills high school basketball, at Lake Mills. Saturday--Clear Lake Vagabonds vs. Fertile Indians at the Community building. W. R. C. meets at I. O. O. F. hall with usual supper omitted. 'ilondny--Hi-Lo Bridge club luncheon at the home of Mrs. Merle Scanlon, Kirk apartments, Mason City. "EXAMINED The finest .investment for everyone wearing glasses -an extra pair. Appeal of Albert B. Full, above, secretary of tho Interior -in tile Harding,administration, from sentence of one In jail and a fine of $100,000 upon his conviction for briber}- in connection with Elk Hills oil reserves scandal, is to be heard in the District of Columbia- court of appeals soon. Couple Married in Clear Lake Given Wisconsin Divorce' CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 5.--Dr. Herbert F. Sydow, 34, was divorced from Alexander Sydow, 27, at Lau- kesha, Wls., on grounds of cruel and inhuman treatment other than physical. They were married in Clear Lake^in 1923. A property settlement and $100 monthly alimony was granted Mrs. Sydow. There are no children. ICE HARVESTING AT STANDSTILL Local Ice Houses Have Supply for Summer's Use; Orders Unfilled. CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 5.--The prevailing warm weather is playing iiavoc with the ice industry at Clear Lake. Work of cutting and shipping was discontinued last Friday because of the thin ice and the danger of working on it." The channel, which wns first opened by the ice company, has been increasing until now the whole east shore is water. It extends out on the lake about 80 -rods. The undercurrent has practically washed the ice. As far as could be discerned Thursday morning the ice has not started to break up and float around. The cables and machinery for cutting; ice have been moved to the north shore near the fish hatchery. Should the weather permit any more cutting, they will be removed I from this part of the lake. Huge I afts containing about 4£,000 cakes will be drifted down tne north shore o the loading standard for shipping. ·The Mason City-Clear Lake railway ice company has not filled all of Its orders and has delayed tak- ng many orders because of weather conditions. Altho both of the local ice houses, the Briar Ice company and the Choate and Chlzek company are filled, towns in the ·iclnlty that use Clear Lake ice are till without it. The railroad com- any still has orders for about 3,000 or 4,000 tons to fill this season, according to I. H. Culver. Runaway Cedar Rapids Girl Is Caught Before She Can Marry Lover DAVENPORT, Feb. f. (^--Arrested because she disobeyed her parents and ran away to meet her sweetheart and marry him, Greta Leibsohn, 17 year old Cedar Rapids girl, spent the night in the police house of detention here after police were asked to stop the marriage. Orders from Cedar Rapids were to hold the girl until she could be returned to her home. SQUIRREL'S CACHE OF CORN FOUND IN OLD TREE HOLLOW KElTHSBURG, 111., Feb. 5. (/P--A handfrtl of yellow corn was founc imbedded in the center of an ol" tree which was cut down recently on a farm near here. The absence of holes in the trunk led workmen to thebelie£ that the corn had been placed in a smal opening many years ago by squirrel, which failed to return for its winter food supply, and that the tree finally grew solidly around the cache. 10W*' Funeral Services for Mike Kapalos Are Helc Funeral services for Mike Kapalos, 68 years of age, who died Monday night at a local hospital following a long illness, were held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at th Greek Orthodox church. Buria was at Elmwood. Mr. Kapalof lived at 722 Sixth street southwest and formerly worked at the Liberty cafe. He had been in Mason City since 1914. The highly unclad state of 'th African aborigines shown in th movie-cxploralion films gives us t wonder what they do with our ol pants, etc., that nre sent them fron time to time.--Arkansus Gazette. Vfasonic Instruction School Well Attended CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 5.--The chool of instruction for the Masonic odge was well attended Wednesday. Representatives attended from six counties in this district. Harry A. Searle, Bristol, district lecturer, and John Ames, Traer,'custodian, were in charge of the session. CLEAR LAKE BRIEFS I'ublic dance I. O. O. F. hall Frl. night, Feb. 6. Hazel Hyde Huber Orch. Adm. 50c. Ex. ladies 25c. The son of Mr nnd Mrs. Wilbur 3ray has been named Richard El- .is. The child was born Saturday; at the home on South Fourth street. For Sale--Boy's gray suit, size 12, $2.50. Ph. 631W. Mr. and Mrs. T.'L. Sears returned Wednesday from a short . business trip in Des Moines. Our new silk dresses for spring are arriving daily, both prints and plain colors. See them before you buy--$6.75 to $15.00. The Family Store. Mrs. William Alter returned Wednesday from a trip to the Minneapolis where she purchased the spring ready-to-wear goods for the Family store. Mrs. Hen Van Horn, I.Uiina, is visiting at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wilbur Gray, and mother, Mrs S. A. Burrington. Mrs. E. E. Oaltes, South Third street, underwent an operation at the Mercy hospital, Mason City, this morning. Mrs. J. C. Mawhinney returned Tuesday evening from a week's ntay in Minneapolis.. Minn. She'vis- ited at the homes of her brothers Roy, and Vincent Freeman, and with other relatives. PARK THEATER r.i.^.\n T,AKE NOW PLAYING--and FRIDAY _ PASSION B · FLOWER B Kathleen Norrls' Vivid nnd S t a r t l i n g Story with ,-CHARLES BICKFOBD KAY FRANCIS I.EWl-'ij STONE GO i by 5" HOUR Mmtetolc enfe "eountet-lf. rilant," i« oft«i effective alter Brat application anduaually draw» out muscular aoreneaa ' nd pain by 5\h bout. HONEY _ . , COUGH SYRUP CQMPpiJHD KELLY'S HARP ORCHESTRA OF OSAGE Will-Flay for tho AMERICAN LEGION OLDTIME DANCE Saturday Night, February 7 AT THE ARMORY Admission Always 25c New vontiluting system now In FRIDAY and Limited Nun*fees* Factory with. Beating«· Sweeping -Brushes When New Were $65 NOW ONLY An astounding offer for Friday and Saturday only! Factory rebuilt HOOVEES at a fraction of the original cost. Sold With Every machine has been rebuilt in the Hoover factory. Each is equipped with ball-bearing, beating-sweeping b r u s h. Guaranteed one year. Pay §2 down and $2 monthly. Buy F r i d a y o r Saturday Sure! Guarantee It Beats As It Sweeps--As It Cleans Every Machine Has NEW BAG NEW BELT NEW CORD BALL-BEARING BEATING SWEEPING BRUSH Completely Overhauled New Mechanical Parts New Modern Features Peoples Gas Electric Co. "For IJctlor Anolianccs"

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