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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 18

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, January 30, 1936
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EIGHTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 30B|1936 EXTEND DRIVE TO SAVE PHEASANTS Sportsmen and Farmers in Moves to Provide Feed for Birds. DES MOINES, Jan. 30. OB--State conservation officials, sportsmen and farmers' extended their campaign today to save pheasants and other game birds from starving and freezing to death. At Emmetsburg, a truckload of feed was scattered along Palo Alto county highways after farmers reported finding scores of pheasants dead in the fields. · At Fairfield, the Jefferson-County Sportsmen's club distributed feed contributed by farmers today in an effort to save the surviving quail crop in this section. Conservation officials ..reported here that scores of sportsmen's clubs are joining with farmers in similar distribution · of food. . At Centervilie, members of the Appanoose County Fish and Game association and other sportsmen today donated $30 to buy corn for distribution in the county. CCC workers and fanners are disposing of the grain in needed places. ". Fred Vaghts, 84, Burled. WEST UNION, Jan. 30.--Fred Vaghts, 84, died Tuesday at Eldorado. Following an accident by .which he lost his eyesight almost five years ago, and a fall in whici he broke his hip over three years ago, he had been a chronic invalid, most of. the time bedfast. The funeral was conducted Thursday at St. Peter's Lutheran church in Eldorado. LITTLE JACK HORNER SAT IN A CORNER AFTER EATING A URGE PIECE OF PIE HE STUCK IN HIS THUMB, AND PULLED OUT A TUM, ( WHICH HE AlWAre KEPT IN HIS VEST \ \ POCKET fOR JUST SUCH EMERGENCIES / WHY MILLIONS CARRY TUMS! VXIU-IONS now know the smart thing is to AV1 c-rry a roll of Turns, always. Heartburn, cas, and other symptoms of acid indigestion Save a habit o£ occurring at unexpected tiroes. You don't have to drench your stomach with feareh alkalies which physicians have lone ·warned may make the tendency toward acid indigestion worse. Turns, a real scientific advancement, contain no soda or other alkalies. Instead a wonderful antacid that simply neutralizes stomach acidity, the balance passing cutotthe body inert. Pleasant to eat as candy. Only lOc a roll. Put a roll in your pocket now, FOR.THETUWMV Page Tells Kiwanians How Insurance Rates Are Set for Companies L. A. Page, manager of the local office of the Iowa insurance service bureau, told the Kiwanis club Thursday noon at a meeting in Hotel Hanford how insurance rates are determined. The service bureau furnishes to subscribing companies various rates, which those companies may then use as a basis in selling; insurance. Mason City ranks in the fourth class, determined by the fire fighting equipment and service available. He then told how various factors in construction and hazards add to the rate and how credits are established, reducing the proposed rate. The local office furnishes information of 22 counties. F. M. Humphrey, president of the Kiwanis club, announced that a Valentine's day luncheon will be held Feb. 33 with the Kiwaniqueens as guests. Map G. 0. P. Convention Plans Papantonopoulos Dies After Long Illness George Papantonopoulos, 63, died at his home, 622 Monroe avenue northwest, at 9:20 o'clock Wednesday evening following a lingering illness. He had resided in Mason City for the past 33 years. Mr. Papantonopoulos was born in Greece April 18, 1872. He had been in the grocery business in Mason City for the past 18 years. Surviving Mr. Papantonopoulos are his wife, Evelyn, and three children, Dorothy, 14, Peter, 16, and Thomas, 10, all at home. A brother and two sisters also survive in Greece. Funeral arrangements had not been completed Thursday. The body was taken to the Meyer funeral home. Amanda Breckenndge Succumbs in Hospital Amanda Breckenridge, 59, died at a local hospital Thursday morning at 11 o'clock following an illness of about a month. She had resided in Mason City since 1927. Miss Breckenridge was born Nov. 20, 1876, at Peoria, 111. Surviving Miss Breckenridge are two sisters, Mrs. Nellie Bell, Mason City, and Cora Page, Peoria, HI. Funeral arrangements had not been completed Thursday. The body was taken to the Patterson funeral home. 7 Are Initiated Into National Honor Group CHARLES CITY, Jan. 30.--Seven new members were initiated into the National Honor society during an assembly period in the high school yesterday. The new members are Arlene Bilharz, Tommy Boyd, Sheldon Cerwinski, Wilda Fulcomer, Alice Jorgenson, Mary McCray and Carol Turner, principal Harry Clark was in charge of the initiation which was preceded by selections by an instrumental quintet and a short sketch of the- Charles City chapter by Mike Micich. The local branch was organized in the spring of 192* and to the present time the girls initiated numbered twice as many of boys. STOP JUST A SECOND! MR. MOTORIST: Just o second is all that- it takes to skid your car-Death might be the result.' PLAY SAFE WITH WEED TIRE CHAINS See Weed Tire Chain advertisement on Page 5, this issue. Get a pair today from your car dealer or garage man. SIEG-MASON CITY CO. WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTOR J 09-111 First Street S. E. Phone 74 Mason City In Cleveland to make arrangements for the republican national convention In June, Henry P. Fletcher, indicated by arrow above, chairman of the national committee, is pictured with other campaign war lords discussing- hotel facilities and holding: their first business session. Shown above, seated, left to right, are Charles D. Hilles of New York, Kalph E. Williams of Oregon, Fletcher, and Mrs. John E. Hillman of Colorado. FOUND GUILTY OF KILLING HUSBAND )aisy Alexander Root Given Minimum Sentence of Not Over 10 Years. MEMPHIS. Tenn., Jan. 30. /P)-Daisy Alexander Root was convicted today of a charge of second de- free murder growing out of the slaying of her husband, Brenton Root. 32 year old son of a Chicago clergyman. The jury fixed the minimum sen- ence under the count--not more nan 10 years' imprisonment. The comely, 30 year old defendant showed little emotion when the verdict was read as she sat with her 4 year old son, George, on her ap. Judge Phil Wallace set Feb. 20 as .he date for hearing a defense mo- .ion for a new trial. Earlier in the day, Mrs. Root had .old interviewers: "It doesn't matter what the verdict is--everything is over for me-! failed to make my marriage a go." SOVIET FINANCES EXPLORERS LENINGRAD, UP)--Eight mil- ion rubles have been appropriated by the soviet government to finance forty-nine scientific expeditions in 1936 to be under the supervision of the All-Union Arctic Institute. WELLS TALKS ON "SHARING" HERE Lecturer Addresses Laymen of Baptist Church for Second Time. Charles A. Wells, lecturer, spoke on the subject of "Sharing" at a banquet sponsored by the laymen of the First Baptist church Wednesday evening. 'It was one of six district meetings held by Baptist laymen of Iowa this week and was the first time Mr. Wells had addressed members of the same church twice within 12 months. "The problem of China today is a problem of sharing," said Mr. Wells. "It is the same with Japan. Even European countries need sharing. The British should likewise share/' Mr. Wells told a story of the killing of an outcast girl of India who had stolen from the high caste. He explained that this death could have been avoided had the castes learned to share. "Two philosophies in prominence today were originated by Jews, Karl' Marx and Jesus Christ," said Mr. Wells. "Marx 1 pholisophy may be summed up in one sentence-'men must be made to share, by the compelling power of the socialized state.' This philosophy has been put into practice in Russia with guns and bullets. Christ's philosophy was 'men must share by the propelling power of love.' " Harry A. Phillips, 320 Third street northeast, was toastmaster at the dinner. Burris Beard, superintendent of schools at Webster City, and president of the Iowa State Baptist convention, and the Rev. Frank Anderson, D. D., executive secretary of the same organization, also spoke 'briefly. Music was furnished by the high school. The dinner was prepared by the D. 0. A. of the Ladies' Aid of the church. 60 Are Present for Hi-Y and Hi-Tri Party in Y. M. About 60 attended a Hi-Tri and Hi-Y party Wednesday night in the Y. M. C. A. Music was furnished by Howardine Mincey's . orchestra. j The party was in charge of Meri ritt Milligan, Bob Campbell, James Christianson, Bob Major, Wentworth Carter and Newton Flarup. Three Take Examinations. ROCKWELL, Jan. 30.--Those who took the civil service examination, at Mason City for appointment to postmaster here were Tom Dolan, Mrs..Marcella Roeder and Mrs. Kate Keenan. Sentenced to 30 Days. EAGLE GROVE, Jan. 30.--K. D. House and Frances Hague were brought into Mayor Beer's court Wednesday on statutory charges. Both received, a sentence of 30 days in the county jail at Clarion. GOLD MEDAL Haarlem Oil Capsules Fine for Weak Acid Kidneys and Bladder Irritation. STOP GETTING UP NIGHTS One 35-cent box of these famous j capsules will put healthy activity into your kidneys and bladder- flush out harmful waste poisons and acid and prove to you that at last you have a grand diuretic and sSim- ulant that will swiftly cause these troubles to cease. But be sure and get GOLD MEDAL- Haarlem Oil Capsules-I safe and harmless--the original and genuine--right from Haarlem in I Holland. Millions have kidney and i bladder trouble and never suspect ! it--some symptoms besides visits ' to bathroom at night are backache, ! moist palms, puffy eyes and scanty | passage that ofttimcs smarts and i burns i JAMES MORRIS IS BEING TRIED Charged With Theft of Auto From Bauer;' Officers Testify. County Attorney Frederick B Shaffer, with Hines Mount, assis tant county attorney, presented evi dence for the state Thursday in Judge M. H. Kepler's district cour at the trial of James Morris, 25, De; Moines convict charged with thi theft of an automobile belonging- ti Kenneth Bauer, route 3, last Apri 28. Meanwhile, attorneys completed their arguments to the jury and Judge Joseph J. Clark prepared his jury instructions in the case brought by the Seigel Auto Parts company, Waterloo, against Isador Tamres, proprietor of a Mason City auto accessories shop. Seigel has asked for judgment of $1,011, allegedly due.on account. Tamres denies owing this amount and has counterclaimed for $2,000, contending- that the profits of the Waterloo auto parts firm, in which he was formerly a partner, were not divided according to an alleged mutual agreement. Testify For State. In the criminal action, Sheriff Frank Houghtaling and Deputy Sheriff Ivan Marquis, both of Indianola, Bauer, Sheriff J. M. Robertson and John B. Deach, former deputy sheriff here, have testified for the state. According to their testimony, Morris, in company with a Dwight Whitlow, drove past -the Bauer farm with two girls and noticed the car, a small coupe, standing in the yard. After taking- the girls to their homes in Mason City, the two youths returned and took Bauer's car and proceeded south, stopping in Dougherty to make an unsuccessful effort to sell a large can of cream which they had stolen, the witnesses stated. Continuing south along little traveled roads, carefully avoiding large towns, Morris and Whitlow arrived at the latter's parents' home near Indianola. They had been there only a few minutes when they were arrested by Sheriff Houghtaling and his deputy, Marquis, and returned to Mason City last April 30. Admitted by Convicts. All this was admitted by the two convicts, according to Sheriff Robertson and Deach, and they also admitted getting some gasoline in a filling station and driving away without paying for it while Morris held, a revolver in his .lap. State witnesses, under cross examination, asserted that they had made no threats or promises of any kind to Morris in order to obtain the admissions. Wayne Kemmerer, local attorney, appointed by the court, is defending Morris. Whitlow is now serving a 10 year term in Fort Madison penitentiary for larceny of a motor vehicle. Both Whitlow and Morris have sentences to serve in the men's reformatory in Anamosa. * College Women to Meet. MILWAUKEE, Wis. (UP)--A re. _iona! convention of the American Association of University Women will be held here May 8 and 9. The region comprises Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, and Wisconsin Three Minor Auto. Accidents Reported Three minor accidents were reported Thursday to police. A car driven by Mrs. R. E. Dull, 18 Adams avenue southwest, collided with a streetcar about 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of First street and South Federal avenue. A car driven by L. K McGrath, 423 Pennsylvania avenue northeast, collided with a car driven by J. H. Harris, Iowa Falls, at the intersection of Fourth street and South Federal avenue at 5:20 o'clock Wednesday evening. A car driven by Dr. C. F. Starr, 807 Jefferson avenue northwest, col- ided with a car driven by W. F. Bugby, 20 Sixth street northeast, in the 100 block on Washington avenue northwest about 8:10 o'clock Wednesday evening. $15,000 Damages Asked. WEBSTER CITY. Jan. 30. ItPt-- Damages of $15,000 are asked in a district court suit filed here against Roy Lee, truck operator, by the estate of Oscar B. Luglan. who was killed when Lee's truck overturned. Assembly Is Planned, AMES. Jan. 30. (;T)--The rural young people's assembly held annually in connection with farm and home week at Iowa State college has been set for Feb. 7 and 8. Aubrey Williams, director of the national youth administration, will speak at a banquet. Will Meet Saturday. RUDD--The King's Heralds will meet Saturday afternoon, Feb. 1, at the home of Miss Pia.rl Kollman. GORMAN, FORMER CHIEF OF POLICE, DIES IN CHICAGO Funeral Services to Be Held in Mason City Relatives State. Max A. Gorman, 63, former chief of police in Mason City, died Wednesday morning at Chicago following an illness of about a month. He was taken ill on Christmas day. Mr. Gorman had been in Chicago for the past 10 years, where he was an inspector for the state athletic commission. The body was to arrive in Mason City Thursday night. He is survived by his wife. Mrs. Carolyn Gorman, and four daughters, Mrs. Charlotte Atkinson, Mrs. Kathryn Dyer, Dorothy and Margaretta Gorman, all of Chicago. One grandchild, Michael Dyer, and two sisters, Mrs. Margaret Bishop, Glendale, Cal., and Mrs. Mary Murphy, Seattle, also survive. Announcement of funeral arrangements will be made later. Ixindon "Toppers" Return. LONDON (UP)--"Toppers" are coming back. Increased numbers of them may be seen in the city (business section of London) everyday. It is even reported that two large banks have let it be known among their staffs that silk hats are the thing to wear for those who want to get ahead. W. G. Ray, Editor at Grinnell, Dies GRINNELL, Jan. 30. UP)--W. G. Ray, Grinnell editor and former state legislator, died today from fc heart attack after a week's illness in a local hospital. Co-publisher of the Grinnell Herald, he was one of the recipients of the Iowa Master Editor award of. the Iowa Press association. He was Poweshick county's representative, in the house of the twenty-sixth and twenty-seventh general assembly sessions. There is talk now of a new organization for former boy scouts. However, the new organization will not demand a bonus.--San Diego "Union. Before Bedtime Start Knocking Out BRONCHITIS SLEEP SOUND ALL NIGHT There's nothing so safe and sure in the world as Buckley's Mixture (triple acting)--2 or 3 doses in hot water and that bad, old, persistent, bronchia! cough is settled for the' night--often one sip and the ordinary cough is gone--if you don't believe it "acts like a flash" get a 45c bottle at Huxtable Drag Co. or any druggist--it's guaranteed. UCKLEYC MIXTURES A SINGLE SIP PROVES IT/ Asked to Keep Road. WELLMAN, Jan. 30. (.T)-- Local businessmen have asked the Rock Island railroad not to discontinue train service from -Iowa City to Wellman. Kalona and Riverside and return as railroad officials pro- Ao Frost in Ground. HUMBOLDT, Jan, 30. /PJ -- Temperatures here were almost subzero this week but workmen reported "no frost in the ground" at the site where a new disposal plant is to be built. A heavy mat of grass and sod, covered by snow, protected the ground from frost. Candidate tor Treasurer. DUMONT, Jan. 30.--Raymond Pfaltzgraff, son of Jacob F. Pfaltz. graft, is announcing his candidacy for county treasurer of Butler county at the June primary. Mr. Pfaltzgraff is a graduate of the local high school and has been employed with his father in the DH- mont mercantile store the past 13 years Congratulations VETERANS You Have Won Another Real Victory A MERICA has recognized the debt she owed you. After years of waiting the legislators of this g r e a t nation have passed the bonus and given to the veterans who sacrificed the best years of their lives a rightful appreciation for the conscientious service they gave their country. You have won a well-earned victory--and we congratulate you upon this achievement. Many veterans are in need right now. Every one, particularly those who have homes and families, have gone without many of the necessities of life. You should have many things right now. There may be some delay, of course, in making the cash available to you, due to the tremendous amount of routine work necessary in Washington before the bonds can be issued and placed in your hands ready to use. A Veteran's Word is as Good as His Bond With this in mind, we are ready to give you the things you need now. You don't have to wait until the bonds are delivered to obtain the FURNITURE you and your families can use right now. Therefore, we invite every veteran to c o m e in immediately, select the FURNITURE his family needs and it will be delivered to you at once--no down payment necessary. You can arrange to pay when Uncle Sam pays you. A veteran's word is as good as his bond--and we are glad to contribute this service to help make happier, better homes in this community now.

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