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Mason City, Iowa
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g^g!^^^^^^^^^"^^^"» Mason City News on This Page o MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1931 \ ) Feb. 9--Annual P. G. E. Employes club dance at the armory. Teh. 9, 10 and 11--Cerro Gordo county corn show in Trafford building, 215 North -Federal avenue. Feb. 11--Eugene Funk to address Chamber of Commerce and corn show exhibitors -at Hotel Hanford. Feb. n, 12, 13--Tombola at St. Joseph's Parish Hall. Feb. 12--Hamilton annual banquet at Episcopal parish hall, 6:30 p. rn. Feb. 14--Valentine m a s q u e r a d e dance sponsored by the American Legion. Mason City Potatoes, 90c bu. Ph. 3045W. Chicago $10 by bus. Jefferson Bus Depot. Phone 174. Lorcn Donelson, editor of the Milepost at Ames, visited Saturday night and Sunday with his former roommate, Max Escner, and other friends. Special Plate Luncheon 35c, daily at Mason City's Soda Grill. The brotherhood of the Central Lutheran church will meet Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock at the church. The program will consist of a talk oa Lincoln, musical numbers and a business session. Phone ALLISON 431 for the better Iowa Lump Coal. Its clean $7. Brady recommends and guarantees Dr. Erickson's New Eczema remedy. Holy Family Ladles' Aid »re sponsoring a Card Party at P, G. E. on Tuesday evening. Frank Hanlon, 222 Seventh street northwest, has returned from Des Moines where he spent last week on business. P. G. E. Employees club Valentine dance, Mon. eve., Feb. 9. Music by Lloyd Wells' and his Orchestra. ! Couples 51, extra lady 25c. ( - They say, "Marvelous cleaning service." And read these prices: / Men's suits 50c, two for 75c. Women's dresses 50c with, exception , of some pleated dresses. Any over"v^at or woman's coat 75c. Garments .^delivered.. New --..**»... «i...jux~ j. ijOne/'^Q.' I04T: South .(Federal. - : / Frank ' W. Chambers, lawyer, announces change of: location to 205, Second Floor, M. B. A. Building. Curtis Frlcsner, 114 Fourth street northwest, has accepted a position with the C. H. Robinson's brokerage company in v Minneapolis. He will start work Feb. IS. Roger Herbert, the infant son of ·\ t ( Mr. and Mrs. ' Herbert Frank j; j i Schwanke, was baptized Sunday af- ji I ternoon at 3 o'clock by the Rev. ||l' i George G. Parker, pastor of the 3)?/i'/Central Lutheran church. The serv- | ,-. i Ice took place in the home, 902 Elm ijili j drive, and the sponsors were Mr r , ! and Mrs. A. Martin Mullgaard of \) j Mason City. ·\ ' Horace S. Beemer, X-Ray Ex- ji; '(traction of Teeth. Penney Bld'g. jf S Charles Cook of the Stevens shoe f'}, store is in Des Moines attending the |V ', annual northwest shoe convention 4 j which embraces four states, Iowa S' : 1 North and South Dakota and Min- Jfj ( (iiesota. Sessions opened Monday and -:y (will continue thru Wednesday at ,-· ,Jthe Fort Des Moines hotel, conven- * I 1 tion headquarters. Your butcher has domestic rail- bit. For information phone N. Iowa Rabbit Breeders Ass'n. 3305. ,| It. D. Austin and A. R. Sale of '/. Mason City and C. A. Knutson of I, Clear Lake left Monday for Des 1 Moines to attend the twenty-third '· annual convention of the Iowa Re- North Iowa's Home .Newspaper Y.JM. C^.JMEMBERSHIP DRIVE NETS 120 TOTAL BROT TO *~~ 1,186 MEMBERS IN CANVASS HERE Findlayson's Team Wins in Competition; Harrer High Individual. A total of 120 memberships were pined by the Y. fi. C. A. during the membership campaign, according; to figures announced at the check-up following- the close of the drive. Eighty-six of the memberships are renewals and 34 are new. Robert Flnlayson's team, with 25S points, won the competition of solicitors. Charles Gasswint's team came second with 235 points and Clarence Schukei's team forged to third place with 161 points. Harvey Major's team won 1ST points. Point for Membership A point was given for each new membership, a point for each renewal, and a point for each dollar collected. Forty-two workers reported. Finlayson's team gained 25 renewals and 11 new memberships Gasswint's team had 24 renewals and 6 new memberships, and Schu- kei Had 14 renewals and 10 new ones. Major's team had 13 renewals and 4 new memberships. Harrer Is High George Harrer was high individual -with 12D points. W. S. Wilcox, with 109 points, came second, and C. L. Murray, with 61 points, was third. Other high point men included H, D. Makeever, 60 points; G. C. Blackmore, ~"45 points; Fred Olson and Charles Gasswint, 42 points each, and F. T. Vanderwicken, 33 points. F. T. Steffen won 26 points and G. Marrof 23 points. The^lO high men of each division will receive a chicken dinner from the Y. M. C. A. soon, according to Y. M. C. A. officials. "We consider the campaign closed i most successful one," declared C. B. Oilman, secretary. "The addi- :ional memberships bring the total for. the local organization up to 1,186. We very much appreciate the co-operation of those who helped us with the work." , ; tail hardware association which Is i scheduled for Tuesday, Wednesday 1 Thursday and Friday. City or Farm Property Wanted In Iowa for fine 1121.: acre South Dakota tract close to Huron, land nearly all in crop and improved. Ask for information. ECK ·ROS: Phono 134 Kresge Bldg. Daly Epigrams! It is a wise old saw that cuts with its wisdom teeth. WJ.D!LYCC PLUMBING I HEATING MADSEN RITES TO BE TUESDAY L o c a l Woman Dies After Stroke; Survived by 3 Children. Mrs. Sue Ana Madsen, 116 Jefferson avenue southwest, died at a local hospital Sunday. She had been ill for some time and suffered a stroke Thursday. Mrs. Madsen was born in Mason City March 29, 1882. She is survived by her husband, Hans Madsen, a daughter, Dorothy, and a son, Ronald, both at home, and a son, Don L,., who lives at Detroit. Mrs. Madsen also leaves a sister, Mrs. Mae Hayden and a brother, M. J. Lyons, both of Mason City, two half brothers, William L. Dunbar, Kingman, Ariz., and John Dunbar, Burhank, Cal., and three half sisters, Mrs. John Proskovec, Mrs. Ed A. Harmon, both of Mason City, and Mrs. R. A. Nye, Detroit. The body was to lie in state at the Patterson funeral home until Monday evening when it was to be taken to the home. The funeral was arranged for 9 o'clock Tuesday at the Holy Family Catholic church with the Rev. R. P. Murphy iu charge and burial in St. Joseph's cemetery. Dr. Raymond F. Kunz, Lloyd Liesenberg, Frank Gonser, Cal Dewan, R. J. Edwards and William Kern were to be the pallbearers. Milligan Attends State Conference of Iowa Secretaries Lester Milligan, secretary of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce, left Sunday for Newton, where he will attend the annual -midwinter conference of the Iowa Association of Commercial Organization Secretaries. Mr. Milligan is secretary of the organization and as such publishes Its monthly bulletin. Mr. Milligan was scheduled to give the annual report of the association at the Monday morning session. Fred White, chief engineer of the Iowa, state ,highway commission; Frank G. Pierce, secretary of the Iowa League of Municipalities, and Louis H. Cook, Des Moines, member of the Iowa state board of assessment and review, were among the spakers scheduled for the conference. Prof. Frank D. Paine of Iowa State college at Iowa will report on the progress of the Iowa industrial survey. Royal H. v Holbrook, Cedar Rapids, will talk on the present and future of Iowa industry. SCOUT CHAPTER WILL BROADCAST Otnicron Unit of Alpha Phi Omega to Present Program. The Omicron chapter of the Alpha Ph; Omega honorary scouting fraternity of the University of Iowa at Iowa City will broadcast a scout anniversary program over station WSUI from 9 to 10 o'clock Tuesday evening. The major Idea of this program will be to show the relation of nature to scouting- and will include.a talk on "Trees and Scouting" by Prof. B. Shimek, one of the prominent men in Iowa on the study of trees. There will also be a discussion of "Birds and Scouting" by Mr. Burdick, a scoutmaster of Iowa City. There will also be several musical numbers .by the Alpha Phi Omega' quartet: 7 -- ':'·'. - '" ; ·,--,· This chapter has made arrangements to broadcast at this hour every Tuesday evening-, beginning Feb. 10, thruout the remainder of the school year. Thi chapter is made up of students in the university who are act- tive members in their respective communities, and has invited Iowa residents to send in subjects on which to base their programs so as to be of more service to scouting in the state. AT THE HOSPITALS Mrs. Ben Benowitz, 856 First street southwest, was admitted to Park hosiptal for treatment Sunday. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Page, 733 Eleventh street northeast, at Mercy hospital Sunday. George Faktor, 331 South Federal.' avenue, underwent a minor operation at Park hospital Sunday. Mrs. Amandns Tietjens, route 4,' who underwent a major operation at Mercy hospital, was dismissed Sunday. Mrs. R. A. McDermatt, 112 ',4 Adams avenue northwest, who underwent a major operation at Mercy hospital, was dismissed Sunday. ; Mrs. M. S. Langerud. Leland, who underwent a major operation at Mercy hospital, was dismissed Sun- MASON CITY TO RETAIN $48, IF LAW PASSES Bill to Give Cities Half Auto Fees Introduced. Mason City will retain approxi mately 548,000 of the automobil license fees collected in Cerro Gord county each year if the bill intro duced by Representative Georg Kern of Polk county in the low assembly is passed. The Kern bill provides that one half of all automobile license fee by residents of cities and towns on automobiles located within thei limits shall be retained by th cities and towns for street depart ment expenses. , This bill specifically provides tha these funds shall be a replacemen tax. of taxes now levied on rea estate for street purposes. It i estimated that the enactment of thi bill will reduce cities and town taxe from 8 to 10 mills. The averagi Iowa auto license fee is SIS. Would Amend Section Representative Kern's bill is a: follows: "Section 1. That Section forty nine hundred ninety-nine (4999) o the code, 1927, is amended, revised and codified to read as follows: "(4999); Disposition. The mone. collected pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall be allocated as follows: "1. Two and one-half per cent 01 the gross fees and penalties there on, to a maintenance fund for the state highway commission. "2. Three arzd oue-half per con of the gross fees and penalties :hereon, to a maintenance fund for the motor vehicle department. "3. Fifty per cent of the license fees collected on.-motor vehicles ir any city or town, including specia charter cities, to such city or town which shall replace as far as possible the general tax levied for the construction and maintenance o: streets and roads. ~To Pay Refunds "4. The balance of suid money less the collection fee of 50 cents retained by the county treasurer on each registration, and less the one half of one per cent received by the department as a reimbursemen! fund from which to pay refunds, to the primary road fund. "Section 2. That section fifty hundred eleven (5011) of the code 1927, is amended, revised and codified to read as follows: "Duty and liability of treasurer. The county treasurer shall collect the license fees and penalties on each motor vehicle registered by him and shall be responsible on his bond ,for such amount. He shall remit to the treasurer of each cor- porated city or town, including special charter cities, in his county, one-half of the license fees collected on motor vehicles in such city or town, at* the same time, and in the same manner as the funds derived from general taxes arc paid over to such city or town. He shall remit the balance of such license feea to the treasurer of state, who shall credit the same to the funds specified in sub-sections 1, 2 and 4 of Section 4999." day. Mrs Walter Poahusta, 207 Mun- Sow Sells for SS25. IOWA FALLS, Feb. 9.--The annual sale of blooded Hampshire swine at the Klein and Granzow sale brot good prices and one sow was sold for $325 to L. T. Earl of Mt. Vernon. A close bidder was the Fort Dodge Creamery company. A PRACTICAL MONEY AID Careful thot will lead you to thfs sound irganlzation every tlmo you need financial iclp. For Us the one plun designer! Just to neet the needs ot people IlJtc you. When money is short--when bills and expenses inunt--id our loans hlp tide over the rough times. Come In nnd see how speedy. courtenus and pleasant this nsslr.tance la. UNIT|D SERVICE roe avenue southwest, with her in-/ fant son was dismissed from Mercy hospital Sunday. William Swehla, 23 Eighth street southwest, was dismissed from Park hospital Sunday following a minor operation. Mrs. C. E. Mootz, 110 Pennsylvania avenue northeast, was dismissed from Park hospital Sunday fololwing a minor operation. William Conklin, 635 Massachusetts avenue southeast, waa dismissed from Park hospital Sunday following a minor operation. Mrs. Andrew Hotges, 108 Virginia avenue southeast, was admitted to Mercy hospital for. treatment Sunday. Susan Peterson, 229 Second street northeast, was admitted to Mercy hospital Sunday for a major operation. H. C. Krueger, 220 Vermont ave- nun southeast, was admitted to Mercy hospital for a major operation Sunday. A seven pound and two ounce son was born to Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Hungerford, Manly, at Park hospital Saturday. Mrs. C. S. Mootz. 1119 Pennsylvania avenue northeast, was admitted to Park hospital for a minor operation Saturday. » Louis Zabnichek, 66, Dies at I. 0. 0. F. Home Louis Zabnichek, 66, a resident of the institution since 1925, died at the I. O. O. F. home Sunday afternoon. Funeral, services were scheduled for Monday, with the Rev. William Galbreth in charge, following which the body will be taken to Dundee, 111., a former home, for burial. Mr. Zabnichek came to the home from Nevada. He leaves five sons and two daughters, all living in Illinois. WC. CARD OF THANKS We wish to extend our deep appreciation to all those who so kindly expressed their sympathy and gave us assistance at the death of our beloved husband and father. MRS HENRY MILLER AND FAMILY. DOLLAR SPECIAL JUST ARRIVED FLORIDA FRUIT TREE RIPENED ALL FOR 121/2 Ibs. Oranges (Equivalent to 1 Peck) --AND-6 large size Grapefruit $ ALL FOR FLORIDA ORANGE STORE Patlon Bros, former location . IS South Federal Avc. Resdent of I. 0. 0. F. Home Here Succumbs Franklin Carter, 73, died at the I. O. O. F. old people's home here Monday morning. He had been a resident of the institution since February, 1917. No arrangements had been made Monday for the funeral. Mr. Carter leaves t wo stepdaughters, one at Fort Pierre, S. Dak and ono in Ohio. GROWTH OF BOY SCOUTS SHOWN 1,000 Per Cent Increase Shown Since 1920 in North Iowa Area. The phenomenal growth of scouting both in North Iowa and in the national organization was pictured by Hugh H. Shepard in a short talk at the Congregational church Sunday. The number of scouts in the North Iowa organization that centers at Mason City has increased from 118 in 1920 to 1,188 in 1930, he pointed out. Increased to 404 The first scout camp at Camp Roosevelt was held in 1921 ant from less than 100 boys the firs four years, the numbe'r attending the outing each summer increase to 464 boys in 1930. Charles A. Knouae is the fifth scout executive heie, Mr. Shepnrd said. H. E. Payne held the position in 1920, L. R. Vernon iu 192Z one 1911, Fred Thomas in 1923 and 1924 and J. C. Underwood f o r tin five year period up to Oct. 1, 1930 L. Osam has been field executive from March, 1928, to June, 1930 while Harry B. Russell has been Field executive from June, 1930, to the present. K. J. Gleason has been assistant executive for the past year. Presidents Listed The presidents of the scout organization here have been as follows: Dr. w. H. Bgloff. C. R. Pat ton, H. D. Reynolds, Dr. B. Ray mond Weston and Dr. 3. C. Powers Dr. R. F. Depart was commissione the four years from 1920 to 1923 (nclusive; C. B. Sherman from 192- to 1930, inclusive. W. P. Butler is the present commissioner. The firs eagle scout was given his degree in 1021. The council now has had a total of 71 eagles and now lias 34 of whom 11 are in Mason City. The national organization went from 503,726 in *^20 to 865,495 in 1930, Mr. Shepard pointed out. Vtuse Reaches Austin on Way to San Antonio A telegram Sunday morning brot word that Will F. Muse, Globe-Gazette editor, had reached Austin, Tex., Saturday on his way to San (Vntonio, where he will spend the remainder of the winter. , "Arrived here o. k., without accident or incident," he wired an associate. "Roads hard surfaced all .he way and fairly good. Marvelous veather, just like spring." Mr. Muse is accompanied by Richard Skene of Ventura, as driver 'or him. Their arrival in San An- ,onio was scheduled for Sunday. Noon Luncheon Is a daily delight if you cat in this clran, modern Cafe. Ask for the Special BLUE PLATE LUNCHEON. The. menus arc appetizing null only the best of foods lire used. Service from 11 n. in. to Z p. m. CAPE "The Home of Good Food" in a DAY Take two tablets of safe HILL'S iASCARA QUININE right away-- ollow directions--and almost be- ore you know it that nasty COLD ~ GONK. HILL'S works faster, urer because each tablet is a com- ound of four medicinal agents that ombine to KNOCK COLDS IN A 'AY. If not satisfied, druggist will efund your money. DEPOSITORS WILL GET $57,489,3 OF COMMERCIAL Final Report of Receivership Filed; Total Dividend to Be $980,767.27. The final report of the veceiver ship of the City-Commercial Sav ings bank was filed in the office o the clerk Monday in behalf of L A. Andrew, receiver, and C. O. Wil kinson, examiner in charge bv R F. dough, attorney. With the report is a petition for a court order permitting the re ceivership to make a final distribu tion to general creditors and depos itors. 557,489 More Coming. When this order is given the re ceivership will send out the fina dividends of the institution to de positors. This dividend is 4.4091 per cent and totals $57,489.35. This wil bring the total dividends given de positors to approximately 75 per cent, a total of 70 per cent having already been distributed. The final assets of the bank receivership were sold to Allan F Beck at a public auction sovera months ago for $28,960. The payment of this final dividend will make the total jniid tc depositors of the bank $980,767.27. The general creditors will have received $6,652 and the preferred creditors 54,744.54; Ledger Loss $80.1,351. The total loss of ledger assets in the institution amounted to $891,551. Of this amount a total of 5607,- 1G6 was lost by the stockholders, leaving $284,385 as the net loss of the depositors. The loss of the stockholders included $400,000 capital, $05,000 surplus and $142,166 of stock assessments. The total expense of the receivership amounted to $102,108.20, ac cording to the report. CITY BRIEFS A. C. Bryant has returned afte spending a week in New Yorl where he purchased merchandise foi the ready-to-wear department o Damons Inc. peldrich ,T. Btoller was iiunblo to be at his work at the postoffice Monday because of illness. S. L. Haynes, United States commissioner and justice of the pence, went to Minneapolis Monday. Don't Go to Extremes To End Constipation When bad breath, or a coated tongue, biliousness or headaches warn of constipation, don't take violent purgatives. There's no use when a candy Cascaret will stop the trouble in a jiffy; will cleanse your system pleasantly, and completely. The relief you get so promptly from CaMcarets is lasting-. Cascarets are made from cascara, a substance which medical authorities agree actually strengthens the bowel muscles. So Cascarets are n. blessing to old folks with weakened bowels; to children; to anyone in need of establishing- regular bowel habits. Ten cents a box--all drug stores. Automobile Upholstering Auto Tops and Planting Wrecks -- Woodwork BAMBER AUTO BODY SHOP Phono 855 815 S. Louisiana DR. A. OSHANA Physician and Surgeon RHEUMATISM SPECIALIST Office--109 First National Banlt I'honn ir3fl DR. T. S. CLARK OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN EAR, NOSE, THROAT ·129 M. B. A. Phone 21 !lx! Have Your Car WASHED or GREASED 99c LAPINER MOTOR CO. Save Your Vision P'ebruary 8 to 14 Is national "Save Your Vision" week. Have your flyca examined by Dr. H. W. Knutson, O. I). Over .1. C. lVnnt;y Store Cage Tourney Held by Friendly Indian Thirty-five Friendly Indians and Pioneers from McKinley school par ticipdted in a basketball tournamen and a three mile hike Saturday afternoon as a part of their pro gram of activities. The "Trues" won the tournamen by defeating the "Bakers" 8 to 3 On the "Trues" lineup was True Stevenson, Orlando, Raiers and Thompson, while the "Bakers" line up was composed of Whltzel, Crabb Baker, Latham and Edge. In the semi-finals the "Wagners" defeatet the "Klairs" to the tune of 2 to 0 Wagner's teammates were Lauor Thompson, Walter and Leake while Klair had us his teammates, McElroy, Bailey, Latham and Flores. The Pioneers and Friendly Indian? passed their three mile hike test after the tonurnament. Followin the hike the boys came to the Y. M. C. A. for a swim. Kicharc DeVoe assisted as a leader of the group. CROWE IS GIVEN Pleads Guilty to Contempt of Court for Violation of Injunction. Virgil Crowe was sentenced to four months in the county jail bv Judge C. H. Kellcy Jn the district court Monday afternoon on pleading guilty to contempt of court for the violation of a liquor injunction. · Crowe was arrested some lime ago by police who found a can of alleged alcohol in his possession. The injunction, which Crowe no,. violated, wag obtained by County Attorney Roe Thompson last March. M. B. A. BIG MEETING All members invited to attend the big initiation at Eagles hall Wednesday evening. Full degree work followed by refreshments. If you are a member and have not geei this work, come now. You will se the best team in the field. Busines men who are members especial! invited. 8 p. m. $3.50 TO TWIN CITIES AND RETURN Tickets on sale Feb. IS, M nnd lii. Good in coaches only. M. St. L. RR. Ph. 203 DR. W. O. MAUCH DENTIST Weir Bldg;. Phone 872 OAL HEATO 'or Furnace KENTUCKY Stock-Lump Size BLACK HAWK Big Illinois Lump . W.©.Block Co. PHONE 563 "PEG" LINDSAY GETS SENTENCE FOR CONTEMPT Pleads Guilty Before Judge Kelley for Violation of Injunction. Leo "Peg" Lindsay in Judge C. H h-elley s division of the district court Monday morning pleaded guilty to contempt of court for the violation of a liquor injunction and was sentenced to three months in the county jail. Lindsay pleaded guilty to evidence obtained against him by authorities at Marshalltown several days ago and from there he was turned over to the local officers and brot to Mason City. County Attorney Roe Thompson represented the state at the hearing Monday while the defendant was represented by J. E. Williams. No Injuries Received in Automobile Crash Two cars were damaged but no one was injured when the automobiles driven by Robert Ross, 1324 Delaware avenue southeast, and Mrs. M. J. Schultz, 1048 First street northwest, collided on North Madison avenue at 6:10 o'clock Saturday evening-. Ross was driving north when the ^cident occurred. Fire Damages Awning on First Street Shop A cigaret dropped from an upstairs window is thot to have caused the blaze which damaged the awning at the Merchant's Barber shop, 30 First street southeast, Saturday afternoon. The fire was extinguished before the department arrived. REV. COOPER unable to continue mccttegs-5a Alliance Gospel Tabernacle. Regular week night meetings this week. Prayer meeting Tuesday. Bible study Friday. Choir practice Wednesday 630 So. Monroe Ave. 'Phone 216 Long- Distance Moving- Local Moving Moth-proofing (Konate) Household Goods Storag-e Chairs for Rent Responsibility Facilities Experience CADWELL Transfer Storage Co. OFFICE SOS Eighth Street Southwest Tonight! Tonight! Tonight! P. G. E, Employee's Club Valentine Dance ARMORY Lloyd Weils His Orchestra Come for An Evening of Gayety Admission $1.00 -- Extra Ladies 25c

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