The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 19, 1934 · Page 4
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February 19, 1934

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 4

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FOUR MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FEBRUARY 19 1934 STATION SEEKS BYRD CONTACT Roy Olson of Osage States Short Wave Schedule May Be Made. AilES, Feb. 19.--The chance ol talking: with the Byrd polar expedi' lion has recently added a touch of excitement to the . activities of W9JI, amateur short wave radio transmitter in the physics building at Iowa State college. No actual contact has been made ·yet, Roy Olson of Osage reports, but it is hoped that connections may be made soon and a definite schedule for conversations set. Although many short wave operators in this country are trying to contact the expedition, W9J1 is in a favored position. Arrangements were made with Thomas C. Poulter, physicist of the Byrd expedition, by which he could communicate directly with members of the physics staff at Iowa State and could also send messages to his family. Directors of the station expect to get in touch with Dr. Poulter soon. In the 2 years of its existence, station W9J1 has made more than 4,000 contacts with other amateur short wave stations. Equipment for both radio telephone and code work makes the range of the station very wide. Stations from Australia, England, New Zealand, Porto Rico, Mexico, Central America and South America have been reached. The walls of the room in which the apparatus is set are almost completely covered with colored cards from listeners and other short wave stations in all parts of the world. Boyce, 83, Fayette's Oldest Businessman, Is Injured From Fall PAYBTTE, Feb. 17,--J. H. Boyce, 83, Fayette's oldest businessman, fell and fractured his hip at his home here Saturday. Mr. Boyce had been in business here for 62 years, 38 years in the same building/ His jewelry and watch repair store is 3cnown to thousands of former Upper Iowa university students as a Headquarters for student gifts and supplies, especially during the year's of picture post cards, felt pennants and musical instruments in collegiate life. James Donaldson; 62, \ Is Buried at Decorah PEGORAH, Feb. 19. -- Funeral i" »s~were --held--yesterday -for ·rJaJJLaiDonaldson, 62, who died Wed- ·jtesday at the · Rochester hospital, .jffrom a stroke he suffered three months ago. Services were in charge of Father Nolan. Mr. Donaldson was born in Algona. He was married In 1903 to Edith Kendall of St. Charles, Minn. Five children were born, Jack of St. Paul, Leona, Robert, Richard and Dorothy o£ Rochester, Minn. Mr. Donaldson was a yardman at the Mayo hospital In Rochester. The following brothers and slaters also survive, Mrs. Phoebe James, MUaca, ilinh.; Henry, Faribault, Minn., and -Mrs. Li. J. Larsen, Robert an* John Donaldson, Decorah. Waldorf Group to Go to Augustana Session FOREST CITY, Feb. 19.--The Rev. Stanley L. Olsen of the religion department at Waldorf college wil apeak at the Lutheran Students Union conference to be held at Au jjustana college, Sioux Falls, S. Dak Feb. 22 to 24. President J. L. Ren tlahl will also attend the conference Delegates to the meeting are Phlll Thorson, Forest City, president o the student body; Clifton Madson Stanhope, and Harold Bjortomt, Le Roy, Minn. Bjortomt will represent the Waldorf Lobbyist, student news publication, at the Lutheran Stud- onts Press conference which will be held at the tsame time. ACCUSED IN POISONING ' L. H. Shockley, 54 (above), itinerant preacher, was arrested at West Plains, Ma., on a charge of causing the death by poison of his father-in-law, W. T. Hudgins, near McLean, Tex. Mysterious circumstances In the deaths of three other members of the Hudgins family also were u n d e r Investigation. (Associated Press Photo)7 Represents Legion Auxiliary, .WESLEY--Mrs. Anthony Johnson, president of the local American Legion auxiliary, is representing the unit at DCS Moines Monday at the annual midwinter president and secretary's conference. The Jocal unit is contributing towoard the carnival to be held in the hospital at Knox- ille. A radio party will be held Friday afternoon at the Dr. F. A. Bonnstetter home. Leave for St. Paul. GRAFTON--Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Christians left for St. Paul Saturday. Ill of Heart Disease. GREENE--Mrs. W. W. Munson and Mrs. W. B. Kyle are both quite ill with heart trouble. The hardness of a solid substance may be measured by its capacity for scratching, or being scratched by, other substances. CRESCO'S DEBT IS GREATLY CUT J roperty Taxes Lowered 36 Per Cent During Past Six Years. CRBSCO, Feb. 19.--Cresco municipality the last six years has reduced Its Indebtedness more than 71 per cent and has lowered the city iroperty taxes more than 36 per cent. Cresco has also paid cash for ts many needed improvements with no additional burden to the tax- jayers. When the present regime of Mayr H. G. Addle and city council of Cresco was established six years ago^ these city officials inaugurated a new system of management and Inane es. Upon careful inestigation of af- airs they found that the six funds- general, light, sewer, improvement and fire funds were not only financially "broke," but quite materially overdrawn and considerably ."in the red" to the tune'of ¥16,188.82. Five other funds--water, aewer outlet, bond, grade and drag funds, had only a total of $9.027.86 cash_6n hand; -ana-'that- -$47426.71-6f this amount .was fa two bond funds which could not be -used for other purposes, thereby leaving the city only ?i,601.15 available for current expenses, and the larger percentage of that amount only for purposes especially stipulated. However, the spending o£ public money was carefully guarded by the present administration, and now, after six years, it is found that the city of Cresco has reduced its indebtedness more than 71 per cent. On April 1, 1928, this city owed $119,899.70. and now only 534,330. a. reduction of 585,569.70. Severai needed Improvements have been made also. Infant Daughter Buried. FLOYD, Feb. 19.--Marilyn Alice Newlon, 5 months old daughter 'of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Newlon, died Saturday from acute pulmonary congestion. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the A. C. church, the Rev. William Hendricks officiating, and burial at Nashua. Move to Northwood. CARPENTER -- William Hanna and family, who have resided on the Jlling Gorblo farm, have moved to North wood. Many Enroll in Waldorf Under Aid of SRE Plan FOREST CITY, Feb. 19.--Waldorf college has been notified its quota of students who may receive employment under the I. S. R. E. has been approved. The following students registered during the past week in the college department: Charlotte Sexe, Osage; Thelma Tweet, Wilbur Anders, Radcliffc; Emll Dybvad, Lake Mills; Kathleen Flora, Delhi, Minn.; Erling Gulljx- son, Bode; Osmund Newgard, Ruthven; Arlene Nelson, Belmond; Helen Strombom, Andrew Luckason, Hanlontown; Gladys Syverson, Kernia Torgerson, Kenneth Hage, Scarvllle; Opal Nape, Lake Mills; Maxine Wicks and LaVonne Johnson of Kanawha. VI Bit at Keokuk. BURT -- Mr. ' and Mrs. J. H. Schroeder left for Keokuk to visit at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Charles Kenning. Students, Faculty Hold Party JOICE--Students o£ the Jolce high school held a party Friday evening with the members of the faculty at the school. Women's Meetings Planned. Onage--The second training schoo' In the fourth year nutrition work meets as follows this week: Monday, with Mrs. Ray Carter; Tuesday, Mrs. C. B. 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