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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, February 15, 1934
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TWENTY MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FEBRUARY 15 1934 MANY NORTH IOWA SCHOOLS ENTER STATE TYPING CONTEST 4,000 STUDENTS WILL COMPETE Head of Commercial Group Announces Rules for New Event. SHENANDOAH, FED. 15. (/B-Four thousand pupils in 73 Iowa high schools will compete in a new statewide typing contest, known as "'every pupil" contest Feb. 28. Ixiren F. Reynard, president of the Iowa Commercial Contest association, said the typing'and shortz hand contests will enable each school to compare its group work with like groups from every other school. The competing Institutions will be divided Into classes A and B. The typing contest will be conducted under the "Kiraball rule" ·whereby only the total number of errors will be subtracted from the contestants' papers. Miss Julia JIae Myers of Iowa State Teachers' college, will make the final check. The schools entered include: Shenandoah, Gravity, Red Oak, Lake Mills, Holstein, Shaller, St. Angela's academy of Carroll, Eagle Grove, Britt, Northwood, Oelwein, Rembeck, Perry, Union, Indianola, Muscatine, Dows, Randolph, Ida Grove, Pella, Jefferson, JIapleton, Coin, Essex, Webster City, Center- vllle, Archer, Milford, Clinton, Clinton-Lyons, New Hampton, Lohrville, Ellsworth, Farnhamville, Mount Ayr, Hartley, Sibley, Little Hock, Elgin, Jewell, Arnold's Park. Graftori, Ledyard, Spencer, Central of Sioux City, New London, Bondurant, Hamburg, Glenwood, Bike, Ottumwa, Moravia, Osage, Sigourney, Elkader, Odcbolt, \Va- vcrly, Shannon City, Wilson High of Rock .Rapids, Winterset, Creseo, Decorah, St. Peter's of Keokuk, Stanhope, Lewis, Fort Madison, Stratford, Abraham Lincoln of Council Bluffs, McGregor, Maquo- kela, Denison, Bstherville and East of Sioux City. Clear Lake Globe-Gazette HELEN HENDRICKS News Editor Residence Phone 310-W No. 239 OFFICE PHONE LEE DEWIGGINS Circulation and Advertising Residence Phone 67 Original Play Written . by Mrs. Davenport of Creseo Is Presented CRESCO, Feb. 15.--An original play, "Caro-Mio," written by Mrs. E. L. Davenport, Creseo, was presented for the first time Tuesday afternoon at Mrs. Davenport's home, under direction of Mrs. J. D. Rogers of this city. The cast wag composed of Mrs. G. A. Plummer, Mrs. B. A. Davis, Mrs. E. L. Weaklen, -Mrs. E. R. Damon and Mrs. H. R. Schroder. LAKE TO ENTER PLAY CONTEST Seven Characters Chosen for Roles in "The High Heart." CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 15.--Clear Lake high school will enter the state one-act play contest at Iowa City this year on March 22, 23 and 24. Although the work of the dramatic department of the high school has shown high ranking for the past several years under the direction of Miss Myrtle Oulman, it is the first time it has entered the play contest. The production, "The High Heart," has been selected for presentation at that time.' Pathos, humor, dramatic appeal, human interest, attractive setting and costumes make this a strong play to produce for contest week. The setting for the production is in the south. Characters who have been selected for the roles include Harper Joslyn as Sam Davis, Ronald Rawson as the General, Harold Charlesworth as Major Cranston, Jean Siesseger as Agnes Cranston, Alilo Knutson as Lieutenant Richards, Arlene Thompson as Mrs. Peyton, and Virgijja Yelland as Mandy. The play will be given for the public here before entering the contest. CLEAR LAKE BRIEFS District Officers Talk at County Meeting of Legion at Spillville SPILLVILLE, Feu. 15.--A county Legion meeting was held at Spillville Tuesday evening at the A. B. C. S. hall. One of the main features of the evening were addresses given oy Tommy Thorosen. district commander, Elkader, and Frank Christian, district adjutant, Decorah. After the business meeting the Legionnaires sang songs. About 75 Legionnaires from Decorah, Ossian, Calmar, Fort Atkinson and Spillville attended. Pictures Shown for Legion Post Meeting CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 15.--W. B. Izaacson presented his movies on the "Century of Progress," before the Stafford post of the American Legion Wednesday evening at the clubrooms. The pictures are a Lyman Cooley production. An oyster supper was served at 7 o'clock by a committee including W. C. Carroll, Floyd Kimball, H. S. Huahaw, Charles Ullom and James Hanaom. A report of the grave registration project was given by Harlan Ott, chairman of the group. It is the aim of the American Legion throughout the state to obtain a complete record of the burial places of all military or naval men who served the country, whose remains are within the state and to properly mark them. Dance, Clear Lake Country club. Saturday, Feb. 17. Each 40c. Hans Yik has purchased the John Beal 40 acre farm, paying $100 an acre for it. He will take possession March 1. Mrs. Gladys 7ook was honored at a Valentine party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Seeley, Mason City, Tuesday evening. Mrs. Zook is leaving for an extended visit in New Orleans Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Palmer left Wednesday for Mlneapolis where they will be guests for a week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Cornelius. Mr. Palmer will also make some purchases of spring goods for the Sondrol company. Mrs. Cornelius was formerly Gertrude Pilling, a Clear Lake teacher. Mr. and Mrs. Willis Miller are the parents of a son born at their home on Marion Park drive Tuesday. He has been named Larry Allen. Don Phillips, son of Dr. and Mrs. A. B. Phillips, who, is a pledge for A. T. O. social fraternity at University of Iowa is on probation this week. Mr. and Mrs. L. K. Cullanan und family have taken an apartment at the Mrs. S. E. Eldred home, South Oak street, for several months. Rebekaii Social circle will meet Friday afternoon at the I. O. O. F. hall. Following the business session Mrs! Alma Estergard and her committee will serve refreshments. Mrs. R. Rasmussen and Mrs. E. P. Healy of Britt were callers at the W. H. Dickirson home, South Third street, Wednesday. Mrs. Phebc Watts. East Main street, will be hostess to members of the Christian Workers Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Mrs. Arleigh Eddy will be the lesson' leader. W. H. Consldlne, North Fifth street, is spending this week in Waterloo and Independence with relatives. E. K. Greene conducted Masonic funeral services for a friend at Garner Thursday afternoon. I. M. Callanan returned Tuesday night from a few days' business trip at Des Moines. O. T. Hansen ami daughter, Genevieve, returned Wednesday night from Minneapolis where they purchased goods for their store. W. L, Mitchell, North Third street, is ill at his home. Mrs. R. R. Rogers is spending several days with her son and daugh- E. K. Greene Tells of Abe Lincoln and Civil War Days Before Clubs CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 15.--E. K. Greene, South Second street, gave a talk on his "Boyhood Recollections of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War," before members of the Lions club Wednesday noon at the Lions cafe. He gave the same address before the Rotary club members Thursday noon. Verne Jensen gave a song and dance number, accompanied by Dudley BaWridge, the new pianist for the club. Arthur Lyons and L. L. Putman were guests of C.'E. Wells. NEW PROGRAM TO OPEN NEXT WEEK Iowa CWA Workers Ordered Off Jobs Friday and Saturday. DES MO1NES, Feb. 15. ()--CWA workers in all Iowa counties have been ordered off jobs, effective tonight, E. H. Mulock, state director, has announced. Work is to be suspended tomorrow and Saturday, Mulock said, in the hope that the new CWA program can be ready to begin the first of the week. Temporary discontinuance results from delayed action at Washington in passing the 5850,000,000 measure to provide for the employment project to be carried on. The measure passed the senate in revised form yesterday and in to be signed, probably today, by the president. Information from Washington as to the Iowa quota, the number of work hours a week and the rate of pay is expected soon. James G. Casey Given Appointment as Acting Postmaster for Osage WASHINGTON, Feb. 15. (. Postmaster General Farley today announced appointment of the following acting postmasters: James G. Casey at Osage, Iowa, and Alfred Pate at Dillsboro, Iowa. Implement Dealers in 4 Counties to Meet Thursday at Belmond BELMOND, Feb. 15. -- The implement dealers of Wright, Hancock, Cerro Gordo and Franklin counties will meet in the local I. O. O. F. hall Thursday for the purpose of discussing the new implement dealers code. Several out of town speakers will appear on the program, and the group will have supper at G o'clock. YOUR IOWA An Interesting Fact Dally About the State Vou Aro Proud to Call Your Own! Iowa does not only produce food; the factories of Iowa in 1930 had an output worth over nine hundred million dollars. Harry Rawson, 61, Architect, Dies at Des Moines Home DES MOINES, Feb. 15. UP)-Harry D. Rawson, 61, prominent Iowa architect, died at his home here Wednesday. He had been ill of a heart ailment since his return from Washington 10 yays ago. Among the buildings designed by him are the Memorial Union building at Iowa State College; the University hospital at the University of Iowa, and the Equitable building at Des Moines. FORMER MASON CITYANISDEAD Rites for Thomas J. Hogan, 81, to Be Held Friday at Decorah. DECORAH, Feb. 15.--Thomas, J. Hogan, 81, a resident of the city since 1925, died Tuesday night at his home on Main street. Funeral services will be held Friday at St. Benedict's Catholic church with Father Nolan officiating. Burial will be at Waukon. Mr. Hogan was corn in New York and came to Iowa with his parents when 10 years old. He was married in 1886 at Waukon to Miss Bertha Hogan. Mr. and Mrs. Hogan were at one time residents.of Mason City, leaving there about nine years ago to make their home in Decorah. No children survive. f Note on matrimony: No two people can love equally, and Heaven help one who loves more--Wisconsin State Journal. 3 Year Sentence on Liquor Charge Given Man in Clarion Cour CLARION, Feb. 15.--John Chap man of Clarion, who entered a pie of guilty late Tuesday afternoon t a. charge o£ maintaining a liquor nuisance, was sentenced to serve an indeterminate sentence of not to exceed three years in the state penitentiary at Fort Madison, by Judge H. E. Fry. Judge Fry fixed his appeal bond at ?4,000. The two other indictments, charging conspiracy and obstructing justice were dismissed. Chapman, a farmer south of here, is 40 years old. Arrested by local authorities Dec. 16, Chapman had previously served two terms for liquor offenses. Mrs. Leith Hostess to Valentine Party CLEAR LAKE, Feb. la.--Mrs. P. D. Leith was hostess to members f the Hi-Lo Bridge' club at a Val- ntine party Tuesday. A picnic uncheon was served at 1 o'clock and the afternoon was spent in playing bridge. Mrs. Merle Scanlon of Mason City received the travel- ng prize. Guests of the group were Mrs. Sam Kennedy, Mrs. Ray Dodge, Mrs. H. W. Knutson and Mrs. C. T Mills.' ter-in-law, Dr. and Rogers, at Britt. Mrs. Kingsley Wa-Tan-Ye Club Will Sponsor Card Benefit CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 15.--Wa Tari-Ye club will hold a benefi bridge party at Uie city hall Mon day evening. Prizes will be. given and a lunch served. Mrs. W. C Witke, Mrs. Lillian Overton and Alma Davis are in charge of the affair. DeBruyn of First Ward Is Out for, Councilman CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 15.--F. C. DeBruyn, North Third street, announced himself a candidate for the office of councilman from the first ward of Clear Lake Thursday morning. He has lived in the first ward since his arrival in Clear Lake nine years ago. Valentine Program Is Given for Ladies' Aid CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 15.--Mrs. R. J. Aurdai gave a short talk on the origin of St. Valentine's day at the Congregational Ladies' Aid Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Ira Jones also read a paper on quilts. Clarence Pease played a violin solo. Mrs. C. A. Comstock and Mrs. Myron' Stephenson were co-hostesses at the o'clock. dinner served at 6 Sells FlUy for $500. GOLDFEELD, Feb. 15.--Olen Klinger, local farmer, sold a yearling filly to the Hormel Horse company at Danville, 111., Tuesday for $500. This colt at the recent Goldfield Farmers' Institute took first in its class. Clear Lake Calendar meet East Friday -- Christian Workers with Mrs. Phebe Watts, Main, 2. Rebekah Social circle at O. F. hall. Saturday -- Dance at Clear Country club. Carl West playing. Women's Relief corps at I. O. O. F. hall, 7:30. Monday -- Wa-Tan-Ye benefit bridge party at city hall. I. O. Lake FIVE INITIATED IN HONOR GROUP Four Juniors, One Senior Honored al Valentine Dinner. CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 15.--The Semper Fidelia chapter of the National Honor society of the Clear Lake high school held ita formal initiation of new members Wednesday evening in the home economics rooms. One senior, Gretchen Bohning, and four juniors, Harper Joslyn, Margaret Wurtzer, Kathleen Watts and Evelyn Mitchell, were included in the group initiated. A dinner was served at 6 o'clock Each member received small Valen tine favors bearing the emblem o the National Honor society. Imme dlately after the dinner Uie forma Initiation service was presented by candle light. Each officer of the society gave a short speech telling the purpose and meaning of the National Honor society. Following the service games were played. Hostesses at the affair were the Misses Charlotte Ames, Harriet Sheridan and Miriam Brager, alumnae members. Active members of the group are Lillian Alter, president; Dorothy Sherman, vice president; Marguerite Johnson, secretary; Charlotte Chappell, Madelyn Miles, Mary Ann Hughes, Emma Larson, and those just initiated. Mrs. Stork's Daughter Dies in Minneapolis CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 15.--Word has been received by Mrs. Hattie Stork, South Fourth street, of the sudden death of her daughter, Mrs. C. W. Barker, 37, at Minneapolis. Funeral arrangements had cot been completed Thursday morning, but it was expected that burial would be made at Clear Lake. Mrs. Barker, who was formerly Vera Stork, is survived by her husband, her mother,and sister, Marjorie Stork. Mrs. Kennedy and Mrs. McCabe Take Card Prizes CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 15.--About 55 persons attended the Band Mothers club card benefit at the city hall Tuesday evening. Mrs. R. B. Kennedy received the high score in bridge and Mrs. Allen McCabe the high prize In five hundred. Refreshments were served by 'the committee. Mrs. Rogers Hostess to Deborah Circle CLEAR LAKE, Jan. IS.--Mrs. Fred Rogers entertained the Deborah circle of the Zion Lutheran Ladies' Aid at her home on North Third street Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Lee Ericksen led the lesson. Seven guests including Mrs. Lindy and daughter of Forest City and one new member were present. The next meeting- will be held March 14 at the Mrs. Peter Anderson home, 405 North Fifth street. How nice of us to reduce cotton production to our own needs so other lands can produce more to supply the world.--Dubuque Telegraph- Herald. PARK Theater Clear Lake Thursday - Friday REX "King of the Wild Horses" And a Ctist of Thousands 10o TO ALL Compare QUALITY as W«J} as pike QUALITY E N D U R E S A F T I R PRICE IS FORGOTTEN ffftip's the went that 'tunes if OH in "on tht furniture of the iffwr J £i V 3-Pc. Bed Outfit $16.95 Beautifully finished metal bet! lu full or twin size, an all- cotton mattresg and comfortable coll spring. 37-Pc, Breakfast Set $17.95 Drop-leaf tattle and 4 chairs, nrtlatlcally finished, also a 32 piece set of dishes in neat design. Studio Outfit $29.75 The smart studio couch opena Into a double bed. The 2 end tables and 2 table lamps are unusually Attractive. Specially priced for our February Sale. A r;- fined suite upholstered in green or rust tapestry. Finished with high backs and deep spring seats to give the utmost in comfort. Finely Tailored In Tapestry .50 Hll One of the Sale's Notable Values . Each of the 3 pieces is finished in laminated walnut . with overlays in contrasting wood. The chest has four large drawers. Vanity has roomy drawer apace and triple mirror. Choice of panel or poster bed. 4-Piece Moderne Bedroom Suite ...................... ...§89.50 r, r . I 5 Torcelaln Tub Electric Washer $44.50 Full size standard tub finished In porcelain. The submerged agitator is of the improved type to give added water action where it is most needed. Seml-rorcelain Coal Range $49.50 One of the outstanding values we have in ranges. Semi-porcelain exterior adds to its beauty and makes it easier to keep clean. 7 Porcelain Gas Range A full size range with regulation cooking top, large size oven and service drawer. Frame is mad ( ,... ffc /v r- n of c a s t i t on $ *Jfl 50 Y e a r s of ser-* «·«'" vice. $ 39 Kitchen Cabinets This Is an unusually roomy, well-made porcelain top cabinet, enameled in a choice of colors. A value trt PT prt you'll quickly ap-«P f I »OU predate at Inner Spring Mattress $ 1 1 - 9 5 An innerspring mattress of proven quality. Art tick covering, roll edge, closely tufted. Buy a coil spring to go with it at $7,85. ? 1 S A Pieces. A FEBRUARY FEATURE $ 79* 50 RUGS - - LINOLEUMS A. massive suite, all pieces of which have well-turned legs and solid construction. Extension type table. The host and side chairs are in a colorful jacquard vclour. 9x12 Axminstor A. KOod assortment of patterns and color combinations for you to choose from $10.83. 0x12 Wilton LOHR, closely woven all -wool pile. Beautiful array of rtesLRtiB. Fringed ends' $33.00. 37 inch Axmlnater Carpeting A carpeting thnt Is widely used for entire rooma nnd for slalrs. Plain ur ftgurei]. Yd. $3.00. ' 6 Ft. Felt Baso Fine ijimlily flour covering. Long wear- i n g enamel surface. Attractive designs, Sq. yd. C!)c. 12 Ft. Printed Linoleum Accolac finish adds lonp wear and service. Waterproofed burlap back. En, yd, $1.DO. Inlaid Linoleum Patterns suitable for the kitchen and bathroom In tile and broken block effects. Sq. yd. $l.li9. Mier Wolf Sons NEW 'QUALITY FURNITURE for 4 Rooms in this Home Outfit $259.50 An opportunity for newly-weds or young couples planning or getting married In the near future. This outfit enables you to furnish your home economically and yet get high quality furniture. Investigate and compare, then you will buy your Homo Outfit HERE and NOW. BUY Tins OUTFIT ON EASY TERMS WE WILL STORE THIS FOR LATER DELIVERY WHIOUT ANY ADDITIONAL CHARGE L

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