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EIGHT CHARLES CITY NEWS LOYD OFFICERS WILL BE NAMED Corn-Hog Association Wi Elect Heads at Session on Wednesday. CHARLES CITY, Feb. 26.--Th recently elected township corn-ho 'chairmen will meet in Charles Ci to complete the organization of th Floyd county corn-hog associatio Wednesday at 9:30 a. m. A pres dent,- vice president, secretary treasurer and a county allotmei committee consisting of five of the number will be elected at this mee Ing. The secretary and treasure need not be members of the asso elation but it has been recommend ed ,by the state corn-hog commute and the extension service that th secretary be a member of the asso elation and someone who has ha experience of this type. The articles of association wi be adopted and other necessa; business transacted at this time Mr. Joe Cowden, extension servic man, and Fred Stover, field man .will be presant. In the afternoon training school will be condurte for all of the permanent townshi corn-hog committee men to giv them instructions on their duties The committees elected on the per mauent committees were: Cedar township, George New berry, chairman; Fred Rivers am H. R. Packer. Niles township, W. E. Fix, chair man, Dean Zimmer and Wilbu Howell, East St. Charles, Harold Winter ing, chairman, Henry Benz and Kenneth Bunn. Riverton, R. C. Wilcox, chairman H. C. Jake, B. G. Butler. Pleasant Grove, Joe Burkhardt chairman, A. J. Pringle and E. G Lambert. West St. Charles, Henry Green zweig, chairman, Fred Hartwig and C. O. Melcher. Floyd, John O'Brien, chairman Ed Stoneycypher and W. J. Schmidt Rudd, Otto Brandeau, chairman C. A. Felix and J. H. Brandau. Rook Grove, O. W. Morphew chairman, Fred Frese and Seth Cheney. Rockford, R. J. Brown, chairman W. C. Carbee and H. E. deBuhr. Ulster, Jay HilJman, chairman, Wi'i'ftm Kruse and August Gelhaus. Scott, Frank Shook, chairman, Jesse Heft and Albert Merleld. Union, Louis Staudt, chairman Guy Barr and Robert Merfeld. Alexander Kirley, 81 ^Dies at Charles City; Former Rudd Resident CHARLES CITY. Feb. 26.--Alexander Kirley, 81, died Sunday afternoon at the home of Carl Knud- alein, 401 B streat, where he had been making his home. He was a ' bachelor and formerly lived at Rudd. He is survived by a niece, Mary Kirley, and two nephews, George and William Kirley of this city. The body is at the Grossman funeral home but the date of the funeral at the Catholic church has not been announced. Decorah and Osage to Be Sites Scheduled in Church School Series CHARLES CITY, Feb. 26.--Th- second series of vacation church school^ will be held throughout the state March 5 to 10 under the jolnl auspices of the State Council of Christian Education. This year there will be five teams and thirty insti tutes. The Rev. and Mrs. Ralph Hal Collis and the Rev. L. W. Hauler of Oclwein will direct six institutes in villa part bC the state. On Monday March 5, the series will begin al Britt and continue through the week at the following centers: Osage, Decorah, Independence, Anamosa and Cedar Falls. The general themes for the conferences will be "Why the Vacation Church School and How to Organize," "Administration of the School" .and "Materials and Methods." Several from here will go to Osage March 6 to attend the Institute in'the First Baptist church. CHARLES CITY BRIEFS CHARLES CITY, Feb. 26.--Judge T, A. Beardmore granted a divorce Saturday to Dewy Huffman from Nellie Grace Huffman. E. C. Mitchell of Ottumwa took charge of the local Woolwbrth store today following the resignation of E. E. Massett who will leave this week for his former home in Nebraska. A marriage license was issued to Walter B. Janssen and Elma Louise Kasik both of Mason City. There was a good attendance at the Valentine: party given by tht TT. C. T. in the Hildreth hotel Saturday night. Bert Kreger and Fred Fisher are in the Cedar Valley hospital for treatment. Several friends from Colwell and Cisrles City attended the funeral Services for Mrs. Lee Coonradt at the Congregational church in Osage Sunday. Jens Grother, county attorney, has announced his candidacy for reelection to the office. Mrs. Douglas Wfcll and small son have gone to Rock Island, H!., to Join Mr. Wall who is employed by the government as draftsman. JUDGE ORDERS OLDS TO APPEAR Charles Cityan to Be Askec Why Fees Are Not Paid to Wife. CHARLES CITY, Feb. 26.--Rus sell B. Olds has been cited by Judg A. B. Lovejoy of Waterloo to ap pear in court here March 5 to show why he should not be adjudged in contempt of court for refusing to obey a court order to furnish his wife, Dorothy Olds, with $850 sui money and attorney's fees. This money was to be used in a suit for separate maintainence brought by Mrs. Olds and tried before Judge Lovejoy here. Some of Russell Olds property was attached by Mrs. Olds after she was given a temporary injunction to prevent Mr. Olds getting a suit in Chicago. Mr. Olds' attorney, W. G. Henke, asked that this attachment be dissolved but Judge Lovejoy ordered .this hearing deferred until Mr. Olds appeared In court. Roll Call Day Held. CHARLES CITY, Feb. 26.--Sunday was roll call day in the Protestant churches here and in spite oi the cold day there, was a large attendance in all the churches. Mayor W. K. Carr spoke at the special Lenten vesper services in the Congregational churches and the vesper choir sang under the direction of Earl Stewart. All of the churches are holding special Lenten services on Sundays and Wednesday eve nings. District Superintendent Young of Waterloo will speak Wednesday evening in the First M E church. Vlankato Farmer Recalls How Youthful Lindy Was "Wild to Climb Trees" MANKATO, Minn. UP) -- col. Charles A. Lindbergh when a lad n Minnesota, went m for tree : limb ing in a big way. Joe A. Bellig, Mankato farmer, est remembers the now famous c ol- rael as a youth having a strong passion for tree climbing and of Vow at a political gathering he was forc- "d to "kick his pants" to keep him rom tree climbing and breaking his Â·eck. The occasion was when COkrnel ^indbergh's father, then a candidate for governor of Minnesota, was giving a political address. "He acted like. a young calÂ£ that has been tied in the bam a long ime and then is turned loose," Belig related in telling of Lindbergh's :ree climbing activities. '"He acted ike he had never seen a tree and vas just wild to climb trees." onored for Greatest Service in Enforcement of Law DBS MOINES, Feb. 28. /P-- Gen. Matt A. Tinley of Council Bluffs was given the United States Flag association award for the most notable services in law enforcement in owa during 1933. The jury of awards, consisting ot Atty Gen. Edward L. O'Connor, lira. Ada G. Thompson of Cedar Rapids and Dr. Walter L. Bierring, tate health commissioner, met in he attorney general's office. No of- iclal announcement was made after he meeting. The award was made for the most outstanding contribution to law en- brcement in the state last year. General Tinley was In command of the state militia during the farm disturbances last year and was chairman of the state liquor con trol study commission. Bancroft Student Will Be Ordained March 18 BANCROFT, Feb. 26.--The Rev. J. F. Schultes, pastor of St. John's Catholic church here, received word that three boys of the senior class of the St. Paul seminary at St. Paul will be ordained priests Sunday, March 18. One of the boys is Robert Quinn, son of Mrs. Bridget Juinn of Bancroft. On March 20, Father Quinn will sing his first mass in St. John's church here. The other boys are from Whittemore and Granvllle. It is expected that one of the three will be appointed assistant to Father Schultes here as the Rev. Henry Pick, the assistant here, was appointed to a par- sh at Sutherland last week. Officers Elected by Carriers in Chickasaw NEW HAMPTON, Feb. 24.-- !hickasaw county rural letter car- iers met at the O. C, Hutehinson ome Wednesday evening with 28 members present from Lawler, Alta "ista, Nashua, Ionia and New iampton. Mrs. E. J. Fueling, act- ng postmaster, was the guest of onor. The rural carriers elected: ^resident, Harry Milligan, Nashua; ice presid-nt, Neil Hughes, Ionia nd secretary-treasurer. Â· Ludwi;: Vlthoff, New Hampton. Carrier., uxiliaries named president, Mrs. -larry Milligan, Nashua, vice presi- ent, Mrs. Herm C. Ranson, Ionia and secretary-treasurer, Mrs, Frank jriffin, Lawlcr. liusli Wins Chess Tourney. OSAGE, Feb. 26.--Ga\e Sawyer as host of the Osage Chess club rlday evening at a chess tourna- ent. Fred Bush won the honors the evening with highest scores. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE 25 Boys and Girls Are Feeding Baby Beeves CHARLES CITY, Feb.. 26.-Twenty-one boys and four girls of Floyd county are feeding baby beeves this year according to Coun- ty Agent W. H. Brown. The total number of calves on feed was 40 head consisting of 19 Shorthorns, 11 Herefords and 10 Angus calves. Most of the baby beef club members got an early start and placed their calves on feed early last fall. If the proper attention is paid to care and feeding o f ' calves, the county should have several well finished calves to enter at the fairs next summer. No class is really trampled under foot , except girls who dance with freshmen.--Kesslnger's Review. Library Benefits at Lake Mills Scheduled LAKE MILLS, Feb. 26,--Various organizations are sponsoring programs to which the public-is invited FEBRUARY 26 in order that new books may be added to the library. On Monday evening the grade pupils will present a varied and interesting program and on Wednesday evening the Irving theater will have a bene- iit movie. In the near future, Miss Kathlyn Price, contralto, will give a recital with Lucille Anderson aa reader. Americanism: Making big talk about licking any nation on earth; helplessly livin" ii dread of organ- criminals at hfvie.--Davenport Times. Silk Dresses, $5.95 A group ot new spring prints and plain colored dresses selected from our regular $7.95 dresses. These are splendid values. Sizes 14 to 44. Merkel's Second Floor Boys' Suits $1.19 A - n i c e selection of boys' long sleeve wash suits In sizes 3 to 7. Browns, blues, tans and greens. Greatly reduced. Merkel's Second Floor Neckwear 25c Lace collar and cuff sets with round and V necklines. Merkel's First Floor Bath Mats 98c Of heavy terry cloth in light colors. Slightly soiled. Merkel's First Floor Â· Â· MM ^^^^^^ UWH ^ H| Mi^^BBMBMMHH^HH^^^^^i^^ H l RAYON PETTICOATS Â· ; $1.25. : Discontinued numbers in Carter's rayon petticoats, perfect fitting ; and good length, in white, pink, champagne and black. Small, medium and large sizes: Regularly $1.69. Merket's First Floor Fancy Linens Less 1-4 Fine laces and linens in rounds, ovals, oblongs, squares and scarfs. Regular prices from 29c to So. Merkel's First Floor Madeira Cloth $8.49 Hand made table cloths, size 72x90. Only two left. Merkel's First Floor SILK BLOOMERS $1.25 Carter's silk bloomers with yoke front or elastic waist and elastic knee. Pink. only. Sizes 36 to 44. Merkel's First Floor Lunch Cloths 79c Basco cloth, pure white, hemmed edges, launders like linen. Merkel's First Floor , Lined Gloves Pr. 69c Silk gloves with cham- oisette linings. Tan and Â»rey, small sizes only. ' Slerkel's First Floor Fabric Gloves Pr. 25c Dark tan in small sizes only. .Merkel's First Floor TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY Help yourself to the many bargains we set before you this month-end! In most cases the quantities are very limited and, at these extremely low prices, will not last long. Come early! Girls' Dresses $1.29 Attractive cotton prints in pretty styles and colors. Sizes 7 to 14. Reduced from 51.69 and $1.98. Merkel's Second Floor Wool Blankets $7.95 Just five all wool Oregon City Blankets bound in satin, size 72x84, in green, peach or orchid. Very special. Merkel's First Floor Wool Sweaters 88c Just six long sleeve slip-over sweaters to close out. Merkel's Second Floor Lace Blouse 88c Jusbseven all-over lace blouses, short sleeves, good Â· styles. Merkel's Second Floor Infants Coats $1.98 Winter coats with caps t o m a t c h . Pastel shades. Sizes 1, 2 and 3. Merkel's Second Floor Novelties 1-2 Price Fancy boxed individual powder puff and handkerchief holders. Also fancy bed pillows. Slerkel's First Floor Knit Dresses $2.98 One, two and three piece styles. Just six in this group. Merkel's Second Floor Toweling Yd. 17c Pure linen crash with colored border. Jlerkel's First Floor Wool Gloves Pr. 69c Ladies' wool gloves and mittens in good colors and sizes. Merkel's First Floor Men's Hdkfs. 3 f o r $ l Pure linen, hand embroidered initial, all white. Merkel's First Floor Economy Basement Wash Frocks, 88c One group pf new spring wash frockg which were regularly priced at $1. Sizes 14 to 52. Winter Coats, $7.50 Fur trimmed and untrtmmed coats in black, tan and brown. Sizes 14 to 20. Children's Dresses, 49c Printed percales and sheer dresses in broken sizes from 3 to 14. Toiletries, large assortment, each JOc Curtain Nets in rose and blue yard 9c Cotton Challies, 36 inch, yard lie China Cotton Batts, size 72x00, at 39r. Lunch Cloth, Hollywood check, size 44x44, in 'red, green, gold or blue 59c Radios' silk and wool hose, pair 47 C Boys' Golf Hose, pair ig 0 3oys' Heavy Slip-over Sweaters 39c- Taunties, pair lOr. '.adies' Rayon Bloomers, small and large sizes, 89c Children's part wool Hose, pair 25c Merlcel's Economy Basement Corduroy Robes $2.98 Three red and two blue robes in small medium and large sizes. Were $4.98. Merkel's Second Floor Robes $1 Eleven robes of seersucker, terry cloth, and blanket Were $1.98 to rayon cloth. 55.98. Merkel's Second Floor Bandeaux 25c Broken sizes, narrow and wide styles, were priced up to $1. Merkel's Second Floor Girdles 88c Step-ins, side hooks and semi-step-in of elastic, crepe and mesh. Were up to $3.50. Merkel's Second Floor Girls'- Dresses $1.49 Wool and velvet dresses in sizes 7 to 16. Merkel's Second Floor Girls' Dresses 49c Wash dresses In prints and plain colors. Sizes 4, 5, 6, 10 and 14. Merkel's Second Floor |Bridge Sets..$1.98 Of linen in pastel shades, hand made. Merkel's First Floor TOILETRIES, 37c Puritan Cucumber Lotion Spiro Deodorant ' Wilclroot Cocoanut Shampoo Wildroot Hair Tonic Hopper's Vanishing Cream Pompeian Night Cream Perfumed Water Softener, 5 Ibs. Hot Water Bottles Lipsticks, well known brands, regular prices to $1.10 49c Pearl White Tooth Paste 13c Talcum Powders, odd lot I3c Absorbent Cotton, sterilized, 1-lb. roll. '. 29c Rubbing Alcohol, pint 19 C Puritan Cleansing Cream, 1-lb. jar 59c Xlent Cold Cream, 1-lb. jar 59c COLGATE'S SOAPS 2 bars lie Fancy toilet soaps of superior quality! Choice of Old Lavender, Orchis, Charmis and Big Bath Soap. Merkel's First Floor Children's .Pajamas $1.25 Carter's rayon pajamas in two piece style. Sizes 6 to 18. Merkel's First Floor Children's Pajamas $ 1 One and two piece'out- ing pajamas in stripes and plain with fancy trim. Market's First Flo:.r Ladies' Hdkfs. 3for10c A group of odds and ends reduced in price. Merkel's First Floor Jewelry 9c Beads, brooches, car- rings, bracelets and necklaces. Merkel's First Floor Men's Scarfs 49c Rayon or rayon and silk scarfs in checks and bright plaids. Merkel's First Floor Ladies' Purses $1.98 Genuine leather and patent leather purses in good styles and col- or.s. Merkel's First Floor Ladies' Belts 25c Suede, patent and leather belts in H to 2 inches wide. Merkel's First Floor Ladies' Panties $1 Carter's silk and wool, snug fitting panties with vests to match. Regularly 51.50. Slerkel's First Floor Ladies' Bloomers 39c Cotton jersey bloomers with clastic knees. Merkel's First Floor FINAL SHOE CLEARANCE $2.95 Your unrestricted choice of all S-l.OS to $6.95 shoes. This includes grey, white, beige, black and brown- pumps, straps and oxfords. All sizes in this Â°ronn but not all sizes in each style. Slerkel's First Floor Stamped Goods 79c Buffet sets, flower garden quilts, crib sheets, luncheon and buffet aets. Merkel's Second Floor Remnants Less 1 -3 Damasks, cretonnes and glass curtain materials. Merkel's Second Floor N O T I O N S Cretonne Garment Bags Framed Pictures Hair Nets, 2 for Safety Pins, 50 for Fancy Buttons, dozen Fur Trimmings, less Dress Trimmings and Braids, yard .. Sewing Baskets covered with chintz., Flannel Roils for silverware Merkel's First Floor 79c 25 c fie f)C 3Sc Â· 'A 10c 89c lOc Chintz Yd. 29c Glazed chintz and cretonnes at a big saving. Merkel's Second Floor Ruffled Curtains Pr. 79c Odd Pairs to Close Out. Merkcl's Second Floor Yarns Skein 19c Heavy Rug yarn and Germantown Zephyr suitable for making hooked rugs. Merkel's Second Floor Damasks 69c Damasks and brocades in squares for pillow tops. Merkel's Second Floor Curtain Material Yd. 25c Rayon and marquisette in wide width, pastel shades. Merkel's Second Floor Pillows 89c Embroidered rayons and chintz Billows. Merkcl's Second Floor SILK HOSE pair 59c One table of discontinued numbers of full fashioned, pure silk hose, all first quality, made by well known makers, broken sizes. Slerkel's First Floor Place Cards Dozen 5c Odds and ends but nice, clean cards. Merkel's First Floor Envelopes Pkg. lOc Large size vellum paper envelopes. Merkel's First Floor DRESS GOODS yard 49c All silk travel crepes--silk and rayon travel crepes--all rayon Saxon Cord--rayon pajama prints. Merkel's First Floor Cotton Fabrics Yd. 10c N Fast color prints in small patterns and pajama checks in yellow, green and orchid. Mcrkel's First Floor Sheer Fabrics /I Yd. 19c Fine quality batiste and dimity in dainty designs on white and pastel grounds. Merkel's First Floor Beacon COMFORTABLES $2.95 and $3.95 Jacquard comfortables oi part wool, size 70x 80. One in two-tone blue and rose with sateen binding at $2.95. One in orchid and green with satin binding at S3.95. Merkel's First Floor Halcoyn Prints Yd. 25c A. very fine quality print in fast colors. Merkel'a First Floor Shirtings Yd. 29c Heavy quality madras shirting-, 36 inch, fast colors. Merkel's First Floor Misses' Hose Pr. 29c Mercerized ribbed hose, full length, were 50c. Merkel's First Floor Children's Hose Pr. 19c Rollin's h o s e , f u l l length. Merkel's First Floor Ginghams Yd.39c Yardstick ginghams in checks and plaids -bright colors. Merkel's First Floor Fasheen Cord Yd. 29c Dots and diagonal stripes on colored grounds. Merkel's First Floor Ladies' Hose Pr. 39c Silk and wool mesh hose in grey and tan. Merkel's First Floor Men's Sox 2 Prs. $1 Wens' Autogart sox that stay up without garters. Of lisle or .silk and lisle. Merkel's First Floor Tea Towels . . 29c Linen towels in white with red borders.