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February 22, 1934

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 14

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FOURTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FEBRUARY 22 BUTLER COURT OPENS MARCH 5 Grand Jurors for Year and Trial Jurors Are Named : . at Allison. ALLISON, Feb. 22.--District court will convene at Allison March 5 with Judge M. P. Edward's of Parkersburg presiding. Grand jurors for the year 1934 "will be as follows: George Brown, Dumont; John Rewerts, Jr., Dumont; George Clifton, Clarksvffle; Gus Schlangen, Allison; Prank Bergman, Parkersburg; Dick Brouwer, Ackley; H. F. Renning, Shell Rock; Rhoda Butler, Clarksville; Fred Dorman, Shell Rock; George W. Stauifer, Greene; Nick Karnp- mann, Aplington; Ed Haats, Aplington. They are summoned to appear March 6. Trial jurors summoned to appear Jlarch 13 were drawn as follows: Carl Allan, Allison; Paul E. Begu- lin, Greene; Ernest C. Schrage, Parkersburg; Milo Rawdon, New Hartford; William Blaass, Greene; Flossie Bowen, Shell Rockr Viola Kimbal, Clarksville; Dan Becker, Farkershurg; · Mrs. Bell Lind, Dougherty; C. H. Nleman, Shell Rock; Ed Warring, New Hartford; Harry Dungan, New Hartford; LeRoy Lockwood, Greene; Jennie Moor, Clarksville; Warren Brocka, Parkersburg; Ben Hobson, New Hartford; W. T. Ranney, New Hartford; Mae Fuller, Shell Rock; E. V. Wilkinson, Clarksville; Will Stirm, Aredale; Lee Garner, Allison; Fred Lindeman, Aplington; Jans Vanloh, Austinville; Vern Ahrens, Dumont; J. C. Galbraith, Dougherty; Roy Patterson, Parkersburg; Emmett Graves, Allison; Grace This Girl Knows.. YOU CAN, [DEPEND ON (IT'S ALL-VEGETABLE/ ..SAFE! · Bright Eyes.., No Bad Skin She learned IGOR ago how often, dull eyes, pimply Bkln, "nervousness ana lack of pop come from bowel sluggishness ant! constipation. Now HR (Nature's Remedy) Is her secret of sparkling loveliness and vital health. No more ineffective partial relief for her--all- vegetable NR Tablets givo thorough clcans- Ine, gently stimulating the entire bowel, ^lillions take HR for thorough, eflectiro relief from constipation and biliousness. Got a25c box. All druggists'. Pleasant--safe A --and nothab* \ it-forming. I TO * NIGHT kTOMOBnOW AlPlCHT "TI 1 L A C TU Wlb Quick rcliet for sad indix tion. heartburn. Only 10 Alexander, Clarksville; Paul Harris, Clarksville; John Aswegan, Parkersburg'. Iowa Produces Enough Meat in Year to Feed U. S. 3 Months--Rath AMES, Feb. 22.--"The state of Iowa produces annually about 15 per cent of the aggregate meat production of the United States--an amount sufficient to feed the entire population of the United States, at the prevailing rate of consumption, for almost three months," John W. Rath, chairman of the Board of the Institute of American Meat Packers, and president of the Rath Packing company, Waterloo, said last night, in an address before the Retail Meat Dealers' short coure in session at Iowa State college. "In 1933, Iowa apparently retained firmly its title as the leading state in the production of hogs, by producing approximately two billion pounds of pork and lard. "The production of meats in the United States during 1933 broke all existing records," Mr. Rath continued. "The meat industry,' packers and retailers, did its job during the year by maintaining a daily cash market for livestock, purchasing nearly twenty-four billion pounds of livestock--an increase of more than two billion pounds over 193: --and kept the channels of distribution open by selling the products ol the livestock In spite of the fact that the purchasing power of consumers during the year was less than one-half of normal. "Although low prices were necessary in order to keep the meat moving, the meat industry is proud that it was able to do its job and be able to offer the farmer cash for his livestock on any day the farm er wished to sell. At a time when many products could not be sold at any price, the meat industry continued to keep the hogs, cattle and sheep on the American farms anc ranches as negotiable as Liberty bonds." Odense Is the largest city on the island of Funen, Denmark. DON'T MISS THE Movie Ball and Beauty Revue CLEAR LAKE COUNTRY CLUB SATURDAY NIGHT, FEB. 24 Moving- pictures to be taken. W.U1 be shown at Cecil early In March. Everyone will have an opportunity to be "shot." Clarence Craven Band. Dance Sunday Night, Too 40o PER PERSON E TYLER-RYAN'S E. 0. M. E END-OF-MONTH SPECIALS $59.50 $49.50 $59.50 $19-95 $89.50 2-PIECE LIVING ROOM SUITES 3-PIECE BED ROOM SUITES 8-PIECE WALNUT DINING ROOM SUITES 9x12 RUGS _ _ GENUINE ANGLO PERSIAN 9x12 RUGS _ Nationally Known Sidewalk Test Rug, 9x12 ..,, Congoleum Rugs, 9x12 _ $26-50 $5.95 HUNDREDS OF GREAT BUYS QUALITY FURNITURE FOR LESS Increased Our 1933 Volume One-Third THERE MUST BE A REASON SEE THE NEW CROSLEY TRI- SHELVADOR $9950 The Outstanding 1934 Electric Refrigerator Charles Lockwood Rides to Stillwater Banquet Last of Last Man's Club at Dinner of Last Buddies' Bully Beefers. STILLWATER, Minn., Feb. 22. 7P--The old soldier baa packed his kit bag once more for another march to the scene of by-gone days when the last man's club was in flower as it rallied 'round the banquet table at Lowell inn. But the last man's club haa given way to the Bully Beef club and Charles Lockwood, aged veteran of another war, formerly of West Union, Iowa, will not really "march" :o Stillwater from his home in South Dakota for the World War veterans' last buddies Bully Beef club dinner, but will ride by train and automobile. "I am feeling much better now and I shall tie happy to meet the Bully Beefers," the 91 year old Civil War veteran advised Lloyd B. Killl- ner, first vice commander of the state department of the American Legion who heads the "Bully Beef- ers." . Lockwood Sole Survivor. Lockwood will meet the 280 members of the club tonight at its third annual banquet where a battle scarred, battered tin of beef, rescued from the shell torn fields of France in the World war, will grace the table. A little baud of the boys in blue formed the last man's club, cherishing: a bottle of wine that was to be opened by the man who lived the longest among its membership. Lockwood, his legs slowed by the years and his eyes dimmer by age, was that survivor. In place of the wine, the Bully Beef club has the tin of beef. The last two of its surviving members, will pry it open and eat its contents marking the end of the club. State Commander Speaker. "The object of our club is to form and perpetuate a selective group of World war veterans," said Sergeant Major Ktlllner. "It is to so strengthen the bonds of comradeship and to unite the members of this club so closely that death alone can sever their ties." The chief speaker at tonight's banquet will be Michael Murray, St. Cloud, state commander of the American Legion. Mr. Killiner will introduce Stafford King-, state auditor, who will be toastrnaster. King is a charter member of the Bully Beef club. The can of beef was brought back from France by Dr. C. J. Fredell, Hector, who presented it to the organization. Goes Back to 1018. The romance of the Bully Beef club goes back to Nov. 7, 1918, a. few miles from the village of Grand Pre on the Meuse Argonne front, Seventy-seventh division, of which Dr. Fredell was a member. It was at this time that Fredell was issued the can of beef. Fredell later lost his pack contain- ng the can of beef. As the can had 'red ell's name scratched on it, hrough the efforts of a Red Cross nurse it was found. Fredell went back to his company on Nov. 10 and on Nov. 11 was transferred to the Army of Occupation, which started ts famous march to Germany. Sarting from Sweden the army went through Luxemberg and arrived at Trier, Germany, Dec. 24, 1918. Along this memorable march went the can of bully beef am" would have been devoured by Frci ell at Trier had he not been fo tunate enough to swap some arm soup for a big home cooked mea' Staying at the famous Fort Ehre; jreitstc-in at Coblenz, Germany, f some time arid in that vicinity Fred- ill did guard duty until September, 1919. All this time he had the can of bully beef in his pack. Brought to America. One day in septe-ivoer, preparing for inspection, he noticed it and was about to throw it away when a buddy, R. Hooper of East Orange, N. J., suggested bringing it home as a souvenir which Fredell did. Jan. 3, 1931, Fredell was showing his war relics to his brother-in-law, P. Milton Lindbloom, who conceived the idea of forming a last man's club around this can of bully beef-just as the famous Last Man's club, composed of veterans of Company B, First Minnesota of Civil war fame, was former around a bottle of wine. The formation of the last Buddies Bully Beef club followed. Carl Reuter Elected Lyle Creamery Head at Annual Gathering LYLE, Minn., Feb. 22.--The annual meeting of the Lyle Co-operative creamery was held at the city hall Tuesday. Officers elected were: Carl Reuter, president; Nels Robertson, vice president; Herman Lerud secretary; Herman Austinson, treasurer; Pete Anderson, Elmer Koethke and A. K. Jacobson, directors. R. J. Rick was re-elected buttermaker. The total pounds of butterfat taken In for the year were 262,325 and total pounds of butter made was 324,991. The average test for the year was 29.9 and the average price paid for hutterfat 21.98. The wives of the officers served lunch at noon to about 500 farmers. CHARLES LOCKWOOD 50th Anniversary of Marriage of Couple at Clarion Is Celebrated CLARION, Feb. 22.--Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Scott observed the anniversary of their golden wedding Wednesday with a dinner for their immediate family and an afternoon party at which other relatives and friends were present. All of their children and seven of their ten grandchildren were present for the dinner at noon. Mr. and Mrs. Ell Scott, Donald and Doris Scott of Clarion, Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Scott, Dorothy, Duane, and Lorna Jean Scott of Ackley, Mr. and Mrs. James Stroup and Barbara Joan Stroup of Holmes, Margaret Scott and Mrs. and Mrs. fienry Thompson and children of Clarion were those who attended the dinner. An informal program of music and readings was given during the afternoon party. Participating in the event from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. O. T. Scott, the Rev. and Mrs. T. J. S evert son, and Mr. and Mrs. Ole Tegland, all of Eagle Grove; Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Lewis of Belinond; Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Thompson, Mrs. W. N. Gunsell and Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Olson of Kanawha, and Mrs. Caroline Thompson of Clarion. Mr. and Mrs. Scott were wed Feb. 21, 1SS4 in Kendall county, HI. Three years later they came to Wright county and settled on the Bergen farm, five and one-half miles north of Clarion. In 1915 they retired. Wil Give Play Friday. MANLY--The pupils of Lincoln No. 2, the Tracy school north of Manly, will give a play "In, the Corner Cupboard," Friday evening. 33IE Ends Thurs. Double Feature "Bemity For Sale" "I Love That Man" FRIDAY and SATURDAY Ken In His Latest and Beat Western Picture. HERRING HALTS WORK ON BRIDGE Controversy Centers on Pay Dispute; Claim' NRA Is Violated. DBS MOINES, Feb. 22. Work on the Euclid avenue bridge here was halted today after an executive order from Gov. Clyde Herring to the state highway commission. The order followed a recommendation by the Polk county NRA compliance board for such action. The controversy is centered in a wage dispute, labor representatives contending that the Wisconsin Bridge and Iron company of Milwaukee, holder of the contract, is paying 40 cents an hour for common labor and 60 cents for skilled labor. This scale, they contend, violates the spirit of the NRA. The wage scale, say labor officials, should be? the prevailing scale in Des Molnes-- 55 cents for unskilled and $1.20 for skilled labor. Hampton Jury Awards Plaintiff V e r d i c t in Damages by Lightning HAMPTON, Feb. 22.--A jury of five women and seven men returned a verdict for the plaintiff in the case of Chris Lawritsen vs. Franklin County Farmers Mutual association in district court here Wednesday. Mr. Lawritsen asked for damages for a colt which was alleged to have suffered a lightning shock on Oct. 26, 1933. The case of state vs. Bowen was begun here yesterday with Judge S. A. Clock on the bench. Fred B. Luke Ashes to Be Buried in Hampton HAMPTON, Feb. 22.--Word was received here Wednesday of the sudden death of Fred B.' Luke, 51, at his home In Los Angeles,. Cal. Mr. Luke died of heart disease'Tuesday night. The body will be cremated and the ashes brought to Hampton for burial. He is survived by a son, Fred Luke, Jr., and two. sisters, Mrs. Elmer Webb and Mrs. Minnie Campbell, Hampton and brothers, Charles Luke, Des Moines; J. Y. Luke, Ames; Andy H. Luke and Walter Luke, Hampton, and Will Luke, Long Beach, Cal. Helen Cheever President. ALLISON, Feb. 22.--A Christian Endeavor society for the young people of the Allison Associated church was organized with officers as follows: Helen Cheever, president; Alfred Tellinghuisen, vice president; Mildren Allan, corresponding secretary; Robert Cheever, recording secretary; Marie. Wahram, treasurer. ' ; ' ; . M4LIOR FEATURES Saturday Slidnltc Show and Sunday and Monday TYLER-RYAN FURNITURE COMPANY 20 SECOND ST. S. E. PHONE 3010 Burled In Waterloo. WEST UNION, Feb. 22.--Mrs. Harvey Smith, 79, who died at the J. C. Probert home in West Unton. after two' weeks of illness, was buried Wednesday in Waterloo. She was born In Huntingdonshire, England, came to America in 1895, in 1907 she came to West Union. She was married In 1917 to Harvey Smith, a Civil war veteran, whr died in 1B31. Kapld flro drama that will net yonr backbone tiny ling! "SLEEPERS EAST" «1IK WYNNE GIBSON PRESTON FOSTEK I Now Showing Coming Saturday: SPECIAL ROAD SHOW ENGAGEMENT "The ROAD To RUIN' BBJBBtt Starts Saturday SPECIAL ROAD SHOW ENGAGEMENT A flaming warning to the parents of A Vital Story of Modern Youth in the Raw! ^| Matinee nnd Night Children Under 15 Positively Not Admitted BOTH CIRCUS AND MI ARE EXCELLENT Two major attractions are tilled brough Friday at the Cecil theater, )0th of them excellent cntertain- nent. The Royal Hippodrome circus with 0 psrsona In its cast and including me of the finest dog acts ever to how in Mason City conies as near .3 possible to reproducing a real lig-top show on the Cecil stage. Anther feature act is the performance if five trained ponies. And last but lot least, regular circus clowns. "Counsellor at Law," the screen eature on this program, is a mar- ·elous picture providing a splendid ·ehicle for John Barrymore. Bebe Daniels as his worshipful secretary, iloris Kenyon as hl9 selfish and aris- ocratic wife and Isabel Jewell as he switchboard operator are out- tanding in the'supporting cast. The iroduction as a whole, when con- Idered from every possible angle, anks among the best pictures since he advent of talkies. * * * Kay Francis and Ricardo Cortez n roles admirably suited to their espective talents, · stand out in 'House on 56th Street" which hows through Friday at the Palace. Though the theme of this picture s rather sad the work of the cast ounteracts in a considerable de- ;ree any depressing effect. Wynne Jibson and Preston Foster capably ortray the leads in "Sleepers 3ast," story of graft and politics vbich Is the second Palace feature. + * « "Wheels of Destiny," with Ken Maynard again running wild in the cause of justice and for the love of Dorothy. Dix, plays Friday and Saturday at the Strand theater. The :enth chapter of "Perils of Pauline" a also on this bill. * f * TIM McCOY IN 'STB AIGHT AWAY" Tim McCoy, who has forsaken lis cowboy roles for the present and taken to thrilling his audiences in other types of pictures, is the star n "Straightaway," a story of au- .omobile racing which plays at the £owa Friday and Saturday. Sue ~arol is the lady for whose affec- ion he risks his neck. Ralph Hepburn, Wilbur Shaw, Lou Meyers and other famous racing drivers nre seen in this film. Another chap- er of Buck Jones' serial, "Gordon At Mason City THEATERS of Ghost City," is an added attraction,- ' - * * * "Hips, Hips, Hooray," 'the latest Wheeler-Woolsey picture, begins a four day engagement Saturday at the Cecil. Ruth Etting, Thelma Todd and Dorothy Lee head the supporting cast. This film should average easily more than a laugh a minute. · * * # "Road to Ruin," a plcturlzatlon of one of bur country's greatest problems today--juvenile delinquency--starts a four day run Saturday at the Palace theater with Helen Foster in the leading role. Molly Picon as "The Girl With Big Ideas" will be'the second feature on this new program. * * « Fay Wroy and Ralph Bellamy head the cast of "Once to Every Woman" which begins a three day engagement Sunday at the Iowa. This story has been adapted for the screen from A, J. Cronin's "Kaleidoscope in K" which run in Cosmopolitan last year. * * * The Strand feature for Sunday and Monday will be "My Weakness," with LHI?.n Harvey and Lew Ayres nominally in the leading roles. However, at least .in one person's opinion,. Charles Butterworth as Ayres'.. scifinttf ic and synthetic counsin steals the show with tis munching.on.raw carrots and graham crackers- Hampton Staff Confers Degree at BelmoncJ Lodge BELMOND,' Feb. 22.--The first degree was conferred Tuesday night on a class of 11 candidates in the I. O. F. lodge in their hall here. The work was put on by a degree staff from Hampton. Five of the candidates were from Kanawha and six from here. Odd fellows were present from Clarion, Eagle Grove, Gait, Britt, Kunawha, Liscomb, Hampton and Mason City. Lunch was served . to 140. Given Farewell Party. ROCKFORD--Mrs. W. C. DeWitt entertained the members of her Sunday School class at her home Tuesday afternoon as a farewell courtesy to Mrs. A. L. .Alfred who will leave March 1 for their new home near Nora Springs. LAST TIME THURS. IOWA "AIRMAIL" Fat O'Brien - Ralph Bellamy Slim Summervllle Gloria Stuart - Lilian Bond CECIL NOW PLAYING THROUGH FRIDAY Special Stage Attraction Royal Hippodrome C I R C U S 30 People 30 featuring Kenneth Waite's Troupe of Clowns Lee's Military Band Harper's Animal Circus Maude, the Buck- Ing Mute -8-- Bljf Acts --8 On the Screen JOHN JAflBYMQ«E| Friday - Saturday RACfNO DEATH MtOYi Blat. loc Eve. 20c Child. lOc New Faces to Greet You Coe's Music Mixers Pack a Wallop for Dance Fans at the ARMORY The Uptown Dance Spot 2§C Saturday, Feb. 24 | Starts Saturday · CAPTAINS OF SHINDUSTRY rt o Story of Big Business rise to new of hooey while the nation cheers % OfU R u t h Etiinc Thelmi Todd Dorothy Lee A Silence That Cried Out! He was a poor hand with the women and had never flirted in Ms life. But as she stood there against the deckrail -- childish and alone--something in Tiggie Turner drew him to her. She was lovely and the look she gave Tiggie arrested him as if she had cried for help although she hadn't uttered a word. Read how Tiggie became involved in this girl's life from the moment he went in search of her husband, in STORM DRIFT By Ethel M. Dell Beginning Tuesday, February 27 in the GLOBE-GAZETTE

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