The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on July 25, 1935 · Page 20
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
July 25, 1935

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 20

Publication:
Location:
Mason City, Iowa
Issue Date:
Thursday, July 25, 1935
Page:
Page 20
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 20 article text (OCR)

TWENTY MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JULY 25 M 1935 TELLS DOMESTIC VIEWS OF CHIEF Sherman Describes Visit to Last Hereditary Head of Sans Arc Band. ALGONA, July 26.--An interesting story of polygamy as it was practiced by Indians of the northwest has been recalled by T. C. Sherman of this city, former right of way agent for the Milwaukee railroad, who in that capacity held many a parley with red skinned owners of the property through which the "iron horse" was destined to poke its nose. "Iron Lightning," sad Mr. Sherman, "was the last hereditary chieftain of the Sans Arc (without the bow) band of the Cheyenne river Sioux, a long haired warrior of the old school. His household consisted of three wives, his being one of the few remaining families of the plural marriage, and to this fact is my story related. Ilza Niemack Engaged as Violin Instructor at Teachers' College CHARLES CITY, July 25 Miss Ilza Niemack, well known concert violinist, has been engaged to teach violin at Iowa State Teachers' college, Cedar Falls. She has been acclaimed on the concert stage in Europe and America. Confused by Information. "The town of Red Elm, on the Faith branch of the C. M. St. P. and P. railway was located on an allotment he had chosen for his minor child, Agnes Iron Lightning. I was told by the agent at Cheyenne agency that she lived with her father on Cherry creek, about 90 miles from the agency in western South Dakota. He also told me of Iron Lightning's domestic arrangements. "I was a bit confused by this information as I at once jumped to the conclusion that children by the first wife wolud be legitimate and those by subsequent wives illegitimate, not knowing that a territorial enactment had declared all children in plural marriages were legitimate. I men Iron Lightning by appointment to purchase the quarter section wanted for station grounds and townsite. An interpreter acted for us. "I asked Iron Lightning which of his wives was the mother of Agnes. He replied, 'My first wife.' So far, so good. Then he added: Had Three Wives. "1 have three wives, White Buffalo, Pretty Elk and Red Crane; they are sisters and I married them all the same day.' Here was a. conundrum! I asked: " 'If you have three wives and married them all the same day, why do you say White Buffalo is your first wife?' "He answered, 'Because I made love to her first.' "Now by all the rules of love and war I thirik this establishes her precedence. I told the interpreter to say to Iron Lightning that I was not asking those questions from idle curiosity or to pry into his family affairs, but to be sure that title to the land I was buying would he good under the white man's law. Iron Lightning with a wave of his | hand said he understood that. Then I asked him how long he had live',! on Cherry creek. He drew himself up proudly and replied: " 'Ever since we fought Custer.' " RELIEF IN JUNE LESS THAN MAY Seigel Reports Spending in June $245,005.37 Less Than Month Before. DBS MOINES, July 25. (J)--Iowa relief expenditures "in June were $245,005.37 less than in May, Milton Seigel, finance director of the state emergency relief administration, announced today. Total expenditures for June were .$1,183,790.69. The total expended on resident unemployment relief cases dwindled to under a million dollars for the first time in many months. Seigel said ?993,465.31 was spent in June compared to $1,202,902.99 in May. Rural rehabilitation expenditures jumped from $113,934.81 in May to $128,421.90 in June, but the other subdivisions showed decreases. Transient relief expenditures were $40,283.74 in June, a decrease of $15,564.91. Student relief employment expenditures dropped to $4,347.37 compared to the May total of $31,618.43. Seig-el explained this drop was due to summer vacations. The emergency education program cost $17,272.37 in June, a decrease of $7,158.81 from the May figure. California Visitor Honored, CLARION--Miss Lydia Waited of Pomona, Cal., who is visiting he sister, Mrs. Rose Garth, here wa honored with an informal luncheon Wednesday, given by Mrs. B. P Birdsall. I Pennsylvania Picnic to Be Sunday at Rockford ROCKFORD, July 20.--The annual Iowa-Pennsylvania picnic for all Peunsylvanians or their descendants will be held in West park Sunday. The Rev. James Gallaher, Springfield, will give the address and special music is being arranged. Election of officers will take place. Ed Ryner, Nora Springs, is president. Visitors From New Mexico. THORNTON--Mr. and Mrs. Orlo F. Agler of Deming, N. Mex., came Tuesday for a three weeks' visit at the Fred Agler and Louie Ytzen homes. They left Thornton for New Mexico about four years ago and this is their first visit here since. Mrs. Agler is employed by the 'Mountain States Telephone company as operator at Deming. M P R O V E Y O U R H O M E with CONCRETE J.HERE arc dozens of wayS in which concrete can be used to increase the value of your property and make your homemorebeautifular/d livable. Figure out the things you need m °st--a concrete basement floor or foundation, a new porch or terrace, a driveway or garden walk, a lily pool or stucco overcoating for the house. For any or all of them, use concrete. It's strong, permanent, economical. Check the list below and paste coupon on a postcard. We will send you helpful literature. PORTLAND CEMENT ASSOCIATION 408 HubbcU Bids.. DC, Moincs. Iow« Basement Floors . . . Foundations . Porch Floors . . . Steps . . . Walks . . . Driveway, . . . Curbs . . . G«ra E e Floor. . . . Garden Pools . . . Stucco Overcoating. .................... Sf.f. ....... CLOSE OUT SALE OF HARRY ZEBKER'S STOCK AND MANY OTHER BARGAINS! POLO SHIRTS Boys' 37c Men's 47c 1 LOT Men's knickers, Wools and Lin. ens. Values to 53.50. 97' MEN'S SUITS to 527.50 Value $11-87 LADIES' HATS CHOICE 37 LADIES' DRESSES Cool Summer Dresses, Sizes to 50. Values to $6.50 $1.97 J2.27 JL and M Ladies' WHITE SHOES 79 C and 87' THE BLOOSTON CO. Formerly Harry Zebker Store 121 S. Federal Mason City WOLF'S Greatest Annual I Compare Our Prices and Quality Mid-Sum Furn ill JACQUARD VELOUR SUITES of newest style! \\II- A I constructed, w i t h deep coll sprinps that provide unusual \ comfort--loose reversible cushions! A limited lot to co ^ Davenport and Chair for only ., TAPESTRY LIVING ROOM SUITES of smart design, attractively covered, with perfected innersprtnj; -construction and every modern style refinement.' Mostly one ot a kind styles, 2 pieces as low as " 2-PTECE MOHAIR SUITES of marvelnus quality and unusually luxurious innersprinn consti-uclkrn! We do not believe you will ever again he able to duplicate these suites for as little as I" n KM All Gliders Reduced for Clearance 3-in-l $11.95 up Summer-lime is - Glider-time and richt now you can save considerable on any Glider in our store. Wide selection of colors and covers. BARGAINS! And Bargains galore! It's Clearance Time at Mier Wolf Sons, and that means we're out to break all records in sweeping: our floors hare of these short Jots, one-of-a-kind, floor samples, etc., that MUST BE cleared away! Replacement costs ah-' solutely disregarded! Your Jast chance to buy at these low price levels! One of a kind, discontinued styles, etc., priced to clear them out in a hurry! Fast action now will save YOU hi- money! Note these typical big values: " 3-PIECE WALNUT FINISH BEDROOM SUITES of splendid design, richly finished in walnut color! Not many in this lot to go! Includes bed, chest and vanity; reduced to 3-PIECE COLONIAL STYLE MAPLE SUITES, thoroughly desirable groupings in charming Early American style! Includes bed, chest and ' vanity! Imagine buying such a suite for - rt .50 3-PIECE GENUINE WALNUT EEDKOOM SUITES, beautifully embellished with overlays £ of other beautiful woods, and built to lasfa life- Vi time! Bed, chest and vanity priced for Clcrsuice at 3-PIECE' MODERNISTIC BEDROOM SUITES! One of a kind and discontinued lines that r/e must clear from our floors! Classically beautiful designs! Bed, chest and vanity for as little ad 1.50 Studio Couch $22.95 ACake a sleeping porch out of your porch. One °t these studios make a nice ttavcnport durinp the day and a double or twin beds at night. Three Piece Complete BED OUTFIT $1.00 Down Delivers I A. Simmons o u t f i t consisting of a metal ·bed that is finlanea in walnut, washable | enamel. ComrurtabI* spring and 45 ib. cot ton mattress that is deeply tufted and has roll edge. Inner Spring Mattress $9.95 An exceptional value in Inner Spring Mattress during this Mid- Summer clearance. A dejiendabl* unit covered with layers of cotton and art tick covering. 5-Piece Metal BRIDGE SET $6.95 Sturdy folding table with leatherette top and f o u r really comfortable chairs to match. Choice of colors. CLEARANCE Beverage Set 98c Enjoy a cool and refreshing drink on these hot summer afternnons. Set includes Pitcher and six Glasses. Choice of colors. Weve gonTthrouglTour entire stock and marked down heavily those groupings slated to go! Prices like these once in a lifetime opportunity! 8-PIECE WALNUT FINISH DINING SUITES, ,, *·«... --- _r _ i_:_ i . , . . , . . _ ' 4 5 Kitchen Cabinet $19.85 A place for everything and everything in its place. Enameled in green and ivory. Metal lined bread drawer. Console Top Gas Range $49.50 Beauty, economy and construct inn at a low price. Baking and broil- inc ovens, porcelain.lined. 2 utility draws. Ivory and green exterior. 8-PIECE DIKING SUITES IN WALNUT are also on the bargain counter! One lot of richly * Walnut veenered suites of newest style, jnclud- «p ing extension diners for , table, buffet, host chair and 5 8-PIECE ENGLISH OAK DINING SUITES, . just a few rich styles to be cleared away! Oak 4 ' lasts a lifetime and retains its good looks for *P | years! Buffet, table and 6 chairs for only Steamer Chairs C Without Arms Occasional Chair $4.95 A hardwood frame in dull walnut finish. Covered, both seat nnd back, with tapestry in your choice of color? and designs. WE INVITE COMPARISON Call 3100 for an Evening Appointment

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page