The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 6, 1931 · Page 7
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 7

Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, February 6, 1931
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FEBRUARY 6 1931 IVf ASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTH 1 f'S MEN HEAR I YELLAND TALK [Speaks on Astronomy; Geer Plays and Sings at Club Meeting. jii: The attention of members of the IY's Men's club was held intently by jfiCurtis Yelland at the Y. M. C. A. jjpThursday night following a dinner ffi ' When he spoke on his visit to the planetarium at Chicago. He brot out !' several facts concerning the uni- pverse which showed the immensity of distances between stars. Mr. Yelland began by stating that he believed most persons who heard the -word "astronomy" were afraid of the term. Then he cited a few comparative facts, indicative of the great distances which astronomy Involves, to show what a fascinating subject it is. Gives Relative Positions. "A planetarium," Mr. Yelland stated, "in part means a combination of geers and spheres showing the movements of celestrial bodies. Of necessity it is much out of proportion but · it is only designed to give a comprehensive idea of the relative positions of the'stars. "The planetarium which I visited on a small island in Lake Michigan is the only one in the United States altho there are 17 in Europe. The building and equipment of this planetarium cost ?750,000. "The building has 12 sides and on each is a plaque with the classical interpretation of the signs of the zodiac. There ara 119 lenses in the planetarium equipment, which revolves on three axes." Morehouso Was Lecturer. · Dr. D. W. Morchouse, president of Drake university, was the lecturer at the planetarium when Mr. Yelland was present. Mr. Yelland then listed many facts which were revealed during the lecture. Among one of the many startling facts which he told was that the surface of the sun has a temperature of 10,000 degrees while the interior temperature, it has been estimated is 50,000,000 degrees., Music on the program was furnished by Ralph Geer. First he played "Dizzy Fingers" and "My Pet," both by Zez Confrey, as piano solos. Then he sang "Livin' in the Sunlight, Lovin' in the Moonlight" and "Sweet Mama." He was warmly applauded for his selections, It was announced that the next meeting, to be held Feb. 12, will be a Valentine party and each member Is to bring a girl friend. CLEAR LAKE NEWS Lake Couple Wed and Leave on Honeymoon in Southern Texas CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 6.--John G. Frey and Isabelle Olson, Clear Lake, were united in marriage Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the parsonage of the Alliance Gospel tabernacle, 616 North Delaware avenue, Mason City. The Rev. J. A. . land attended the Skadland 'being a bride. ' Mr. and Mrs. Frey will leave immediately for Southern Texas to visit relatives, after which they will be at home in Clear Lake. Sheffield Company Files Request for Income Tax Review WASHINGTON, Feb. 6.--The j company"" "claims""' walT "assessed Sheffield Title company, Sheffield, , against it without allowing reason- Iowa, has filed a petition with the United States board of tax appeals requesting redetermination of income tax for 1928, the board announced here today. · The amount of tax in controversy is ?2,758.49, which . the Sheffield able deductions from the 1928 earn- D_^ j!t \T_L_, 17 ', 1 ings, it was learned. randit Nehru, friend The board has taken the case under consideration and expects to reach a decision in the matter within a month or so. LUCKNOW, United Provinces, India, Feb. G. (IF)--Death today took from the ranks of Indian national- Read the Want Ads. of Gandhi and Leader of Nationalism, Dies ism Pandit Motilal Nehru, 69, who forsook ease and affluence to lead his countrymen in a passive battle for home rule. Mahatma Gandhi and Mrs. Sarojini Naidu, his best friends, came here directly from Yeroda prison, Poona, upon their release to be at his bedside. Chinese Execute 13 Reds and Girl Bandit HANKOW, China, Feb. 6. UP)--. One girl bandit and 13 convicted communists were executed here today as the 'authorities continued, their campaign against the Reda. Schmidt, pastor, performed the ceremony. Mr. and Sfts. Ben Skad- couple, Mrs. sister of the Rites for Dale Wood Held on Country Lawn, Tumbleson in Charge CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 6.--A large group" of neighbors and friends of the H. H. Wood family gathered on the lawn of the Wood farm for the funeral services of their 3 year old son, Dale Roger, who died Wednesday morning after an illness of several days. He suffered from cerebral meningitis. The Rev. J. R. Tumbleson, pastor of the Methodist church, officiated. W. W. Connelly sang "The City Foursquare.", The parents, one brother, Walter Wayne; and three sisters, Catharine, Arlene and Pauline survive his death. Pall-bearers were: Robert Goodwin, Ray Baker, Walter Wood and Shirley Watts. Burial was made in the Clear Lake cemetery. Home Guards Meet. CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 6.--The Home Guards will meet in the Methodist church basement Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Mrs. Ray Robbins is sponsor of this young people's group which is a. branch of the Women's Home Missionary society. Plan Meeting. CLEAR LAKE, Jan. 6.--The Pythian Sisters will meet Monday evening at the K. P. hall for regular lodge work. Mr. and Mrs. M P. Hughes will serve refreshments Bridge will be a part of the socia' hour which follows. New Hampton Man Is Arrested by Police Tony Kramer, New Hampton, was fined ?100 and costs at police court Friday morning on a charge of reck- ; less driving. -He admitted he was intoxicated at the time of his arrest ·early Friday morning after his car had bumped;into the curb several i^jlinea; -The "arrestTVas made at Ohio, 'avenue··and^Oak drive. · · Merle Smimans, 22, Mason City, was fined ?100 on a charge of larceny. He was arrested for taking about ?6 from the Nathan Pulliam home, 604 Van Buren avenue southwest. Simmons was arrested Thursday night. He returned the money. AT THE HOSPITALS Hold Services for Mrs. Bertha Ramirez Funeral services for Mrs. Bertha Ramirez, 222 Seventh street southwest, who was found dead in the street near her automobile Wednesday evening, were held at 2:30 o'clock Friday afternoon at the Union Memorial church. Burial was at Elmwood. Hughes Shop to Open in Graham Location The Hughes specialty shop will open about Feb. 15 in the building formerly occupied .by the. Graham' - company at 3 South Federal avenue, It was announced Friday. The Hughes shop is operated by the same organization as the Graham company, ^"mnlete remodeling is ·being dor^__ t _".building, which . has been leaseo/'Sgain by the Graham company. Miss Esther Werthenbach, 1116 Third street southwest, was ad mited to Park hospital for treat ment Thursday. Mrs. George Manolis, 410 Sixth street southwest, was admitted t Mercy hospital for a major opera tlon Friday. Harold Evans, Rockford, was ad mitted tcvMercy hospital; for a ma jot operation' Thursday. Mrs. Thomas Pharnes, 1517 Mad ison avenue northwest, was admit ted to Park hospital for treatment I Thursday. Mrs. H. B. Madsen, 116 Jefferson avenue southwest, was admitted to Park hospital for treatment Thursday. A. Anderson, 1431 President avenue northwest, was dismissed from Pork hospital Thursday. He underwent a major operation there. Miss Gladys Johnson, Clear Lake, who underwent a minor operation at Park hospial, was dismissed Thursday. Miss. Betty Law, Eadmar hotel, who underwent a minor operation at Park hospital, was dismissed Thursday. Lorraine Slangier, Plymouth, was admitted to Mercy hospital for treatment Thursday. O. K. Brunsvold, Hanlontown, was dismissed from Mercy hospital Thursday following treatment. Henry Glassel, Otranto, who underwent a major operation at Mercy hospital, was dismissed Thursday. Alliance Tabernacle to Have Special Meetings The Rev. J.- A. Schmidt, pastor of the Alliance Gospel tabernacle, 619 North Delaware avenue last Sunday announces the Rev. J. W. Cooper, formerly of Binghampton, N. Y. but now connected with the Sunshine mission in Cedar Rapids, will be at the tabernacle Feb. 8-15, speaking every day at 2 and 8 p. m. except Saturday when there will be only an evening meeting. On Sunday the afternoon meeting begins at 3 -p. m. ' At one of the sessions the Rev. Frank Ward, superintendent of tha · Sunshine mission, will give the main address. The Rev. Mr. Cooper ,spoke over station WOW, Omaha about four weeks ago, taking the place of the Rev. R. R. Brown, the regular radio pastor of WOW. Hexathlon Meet to BeHeldatY.M.C.A. The Hexathlon national indoor track n^eet held in the Y. M. C. A. thruout'the world is scheduled for about Feb. 15 at the local Y. Practice has already been started for the six events. The most outstanding are the running broad jump, shot put and the potato race. "Minstrel Ambassadors" Has Second Night Crowd The Elks "Minstrel Ambassadors' again entertained a crowd at the higU school auditorium Thursday evening with the songs, dances and jokes. The second performance, aa the first, attracted almost a ful house. With a refreshing variety of entertainment, that Included children from the dancing classes of Miss Dorothy Madsen and Miss June' Barber, the minstrel show was well applauded thruout. Pauley, Able Lead in Marathon Swim Jim Pauley is still leading the junior marathon swim and Russell Able is out in front in the senior swim in the Y. M. C. A. tank contest. Thursday evening, 16 boys met at the Y. M. pool for the usual swimming instructions in the life saving classes. After the class the boy- added about 10 miles on the marathon swim. Russell Able swam two miles, Jim Pauley a mile and a hal and Richard DeVoe and Paxton Shaffer one mile each. Jury Allows $266.05 in Walker Hearing In a sealed verdict returned Thursday night and opened in cour Friday morning-, the jury found for the plaintiff to the extent of $266.05 in the case of F. P. Walker vs. Wa! ter C. Grell, tried in the distric 1 court here before Judge C. H. Kclley of Charles City. The difference between this fig lire and $556, the amount agreed upon as rental in the case, was al lowed the defendant as an offse for alleged omitted repairs. Beggars in big cities are said tc be making ns much as $15,000 a year. Here's another class, w should think, which ought to begin to feel the pinch.--Boston Herald. More laughs than "Caught Short" More heart throbs than "Min and.Bill" MARIE "**"»-, ^*1r ,·*·:' ;*- You'll Laugh Yourself Fail Those screaming "Caught Short" gals are in a new racket now! They make fat women thin--and thin women fat! They'll make you laugh louder than Is normally considered polite! But leave it to Marie Dressier to tug at your heartstrings. It's really the funniest and most human film of the year! b V#4J ;*·- ~r J -i~- "A* ;*:?,· v Si.! »-; i in M-G-M's Weight Lifting Laughter Carnival! with A N I T A P A G E LUCIEN LITTLEFIELD WILLIAM COLLIER, JR. SALLY EILERS Directed by CHARLES F. RlESNER a METRO-GOLDWYN »MAYER AllTalking Picture A P A Y S Starting 4SATURDAY M A S O N C I T Y ' S F I N E S T T H E A T E R - Big - Saturday I a.15 SUNDAY UNTIL 2 P.M.

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