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TWELVE MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE DECEMBER 13 1933 1 Place your order tomorrow for your Deckers Gift Boxes NOW ON DISPLAY At Your Meat Dealers Mason City's Calendar Deo. IS--Senegalese drum and bugle corps grand prize championship cakewaik at armory. Pec. 14.--Four one act plays, high , school auditorium, 8:15 p. m., . sponsored by oral English dei partment. JDec. 17--Y. W. C. A. traditional hanging of the greens at 4 o'clock, Dec. 18.--Annual'meeting of Cerro Gordo county Farm Bureau at Y. M. C. A. Dec 26--Junior college homecoming at Hotel Hanford. CITY COUNCIL BURLESQUED AT CHAMBER PARTY Here in Mason Ci LoniiB on salary and furnitures. See Mrs. Simon, 321 1st Nat'l. Bldg. Dickens' Christmas Carol, First Presbyterian church, Wed. eve. ' Good clean GOB! at 87.00. Allison Coal. Ph. 431. Dr. W. E. IXng, president and W. vey Major, R. W, Fischbeck and W. D. Thrams, other 1 members of the Kiwanis club, were in Waterloo Tuesday attending a division conference of that organization. Watch our window for special prices on all furs. Mason City Fur Shoppe. Whit's NIte Spot. Dine and dance pvery night. Special music. Sheriff J. M. Robertson, Max Studer,' deputy sheriff, L, M. Mason, county attorney, and Morris Laird, assistant county attorn-iy, were in Des Homes Wedneec" attending i the Iowa State sherit.i, and county '.attorneys' conference. Big reductions on all furs shoivit in our window. Shoppe. Mason City Fur Stock of new style Spaiding and Alfred Johnson shoe skates $4,95. ; Mason City Hardware Co. The St." James Lutheran Brotherhood will meet Thursday evening at 8 o'clock in the church parlors with G. Ruhnke serving. P. Schmidt, W. Tff. Beilfuss, the Rev. Mr. Mall and F. Schwartz will be on the program. i. Special Duck Dinner and all |; trimmings, 35C. Thursday, 11 a. ID. 'i to fl p. m. Soda Grill. E. H. Wagner of Mason City was elected secretary of the Iowa, Association of Finance companies at the annual meeting of the organization at Des Molnes Tuesday. W. B. Swaney, Fort Dodge, was elected president; Ben Stem, Des Moines, vice president, and D. B. Cassatt, Dubuque, treasurer. WORLD'S FUTURE DEPENDS ON U, S. SAYS OR, SPENGE Gives Graphic Picture o World Situation in Message. Upon the United States denenci the future of the world, for geo graphically and historically it oc cupies the strategic place, the Re W. H. Spence of the First Meth odlat church declared at the annua Christmas party of the Chamber o Commerce at the Hotel Hanfor Tuesday night. "Two words arrest us in an Christmas watchword--peace an goodwill," said the speaker. "As we glance over our two hem iapberes at this moment how segre gated these two words seem to be And these words are, for all prac tial purposes. Interchangeable synonmymous, where there is good will there is peace. For goodwill i a word subject to analysis. In it ar included frankness, honesty, pa tience, unselfishness and mutua trust. These words and what thej. signify, are basic to peace. "Look about the world: China un dertrodden by Japan; Russia goadei by Japan; Poland sleepless lest an enemy from cither side of her pitch upon her in the dark; Germany at tempting to ruin every Jewish horn' and destroy the religion bequeathed her by Martin Luther; France sharpening her sword and increasing her armaments; bedlam in Spain, in Haiti and in Cuba; saber rattling in Italy and in Ireland Even in England and in the United States suspicion, mistrust, watchful waiting. How Much Better, "How much better are we than were the bloodthirsty tribes from which we sprang? Pursue the study of anthropology if you will, the science of man, or archeology, tho science of everything that is old, and recall the brutal characteristics of our far-off ancestors who ate each other on the banks of the Weser and the Elbe and the Rhine. How far have the nations of today progressed through the centuries? Some one may answer 'we have not progressed far, 1 for have we not blood-thirsty lynchings throughout the land and how about the conditions under which people live in mining centers and in the slums of our imperial cities? "That la the dark side ot the picture. There is the brighter Side, the words 'peace "and good will' do not represent merely figments of the imagination. He, whose birth we celebrate upon the twenty-fifth of this month, left a legacy to our world which it is scarcely beginning to understand. I care not what a man's religious faith may be, whether he looks upon Jesus as God incarnate, or as the beat and noblest man who ever lived, or aa the greatest and most exalted product of the Jewish nation, we all join in homage to Him who llvei and taught as no other man aver lived and taught. Blessed Are Merelfull " 'Blessed are the merciful,' 'blessed are the pure in heart,' 'My peace I leave with you,' 'As much as lieth in you live at peace with all men,' 'If when thou layest thy gift upon the altar and remember that thy brother hath aught against "WORLD IN TURMOIL" THE REV. \V. H. SPENCE Walkathon Is Feature of Annual Show City's Newcomers Are Introduced at Session. Mason City's recent wolkathon was never as entertaining or as productive of real laughs as the 'walkathon" staged in the lobby of the Hotel Hanford Tuesday evening as one of the features of the annual Christmas party of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce. Hal Keldle's Green Mill orchestra furnished the music. The "sweetheart couple," Mae Vest f Joe J. Daniels) and Don Dry Don McPeak), would have stolen he average show, but in this clas- Ic event they were closely pushed by the other three Sweoteer's Old-Foshloncd Over- Night Buckwheat Cakes now ready. 6 a, m. to midnight every week-day. Also home-made sausage, chili, beef broth vegetable soup. At West State and Washington. Harvey's Orch. Wed. Shady . Beach, Clear Lake, Bar-B-Q ribs. Just in Time for CHRISTMAS SALE of Suits and Overcoats u$g Extraordinary Variety and Value at only Treat yourself to a dandy Christmas Present . . . order one of these hlph-grade, made- ond - designed - for - you - alone Glasgow suits or overcoats. Smart, new patterns, fabrics and colors. Garments ordered this week will be delivered before Christmas. HEGG'S Where Quality Tells and Price Sells East State thee, go first and reconcile thyself with thy brother.' "On that first Christmas the retinues of Heaven sang 'Peace on earth; good will to men. 1 That, thsy sang, is God's final objective for inhabitants of the earth. "So in this Christmas season con we contribute our influence toward peace and goodwill? Is there trouble and misunderstanding in the home, between man and wife, between parents and children or among children themselves? Let there be reconciliation and trust. "Is there tension in business circles and disagreement between organizations of business firms in a city? Is there harah criticism and misrepresentation and mistrust? Let there be reconciliation and trust. Is There Bickering? "Is there unreasonable bickering and condemnation among statesmen and politicians in our own country? Let every citizen give those in authority over us a chance to incorporate their dreams into substance. Let there bo peace and confidence and co-operation. "Are International matters chaotic? Talk of increased armaments and preparedness will not correct that situation. Let there be, instead, the will toward peace. Let us foster ?ood will until the other nations will discover that there is someth'ng about us different from what they thought they might expect. Goodwill grows In a rising temperature of kind words and attitudes and confidence. Good will dies when the mercury drops to the level of boast- ings and sarcasm and abuse. "Unless the United States saves the world it will scarcely he saved at all. Geographically and historically we occupy the supreme place of responsibility. This surely ought to schock our. smugness-and challenge our.resourcefulness. Let these be good will toward all men, and there will be peace on earth forevermore." Helen Hayes, actress, has accepted honorary membership In the dramatic club at the University of Maryland. or honors ouples. Lena Jensen {C. K. Kinney) and Little Joe" (W. V. Lorlng), Jackie (Don Bushgens) and Joe Sock W. C.. Odell) and Ma and Pa parks (Merrill Parks and Melvin ·lalsor) were the other contestants ho stumbled and staggered about IB roped off arena In the center of ie lobby. Given Co-Operation. Constantly encouraging the cou- )\C3 and keeping things moving was jee P. Loomls, master of ceremon- es, who was given remarkable cooperation by the contestants when 10 called upon them to step up on the platform. Lloyd L. Geer, as trainer, kept close watch on the physical condl- ion of the participants as they trudged round and round the floor or did their best to dance In the tequent "sprints." True to form, Jackie Mills and Joe Sock snapped out of their stupor to put en a special dance routine. Lena Jensen of couple No. 1 was forced to drop out of the contest only two minutes before a rest per- od. Otherwise the contestants were all still on their feet when police officers broke in and stopped the show. y ' Introduced Newcomers. During one of the rest periods Willis G. C. Bagley, president of the Chamber of Commerce, and Dr. Don FltzGerald, president of the Junior Chamber, introduced newcomers to Mason City among whom were: Paul M. Suverkrup, Manager Nichols Wire, Sheet and Hardware company. J. H. Hamilton, Equitable Life Assurance Society of New York. B. F. Sherman, manager, Montgomery Ward and company. C. S. Thompson, cashier North West Savings bank. J. S. Bobier, n'anager S. S. Kresge company. T. T. Howard, assistant manager, S. S. Kresge company. Neil Garrison, Mason City Cut Stone and Monument company. J. H. Ragle, manager, J. J. Newberry company. J. H. Dameron, Equitable Life Assurance Society of New York. Dr. R. R. Flicklnger, Park hospital, physician and surgeon. Miss Cora M. Everhart, Mason City Laboratories. A. O. Stageberg, manager credit department, International Harvester company. James W. Ensign, Equitable Life Insurance company of U. S. Julius Estcsa, manager, Palais Royal. C. H. Baker. Marshall PIggly Wiggly company, manager. Dr. C. R. Measer, dentist. Al Mitchell, sports editor, Globe- Gazette. Robert J. Powell, reporter, Mason City Globe-Gazette. It. D. Judd, manager, Mason City Brick and Tile company. J. G. Carr, assistant general manager, Damon's. Russell E. Kolker, general agent. Yeomen Mutual Life Insurance company, I. O. F. building. O. C. Wilhelm, construction superintendent, Standard Oil company. H. E. Bruce, manager. Standard Oil company. Dr. H. W. Morgan, Mercy hospital, director of laboratories. Dr. Draper Long, physician. C. C. Kitchen, optometrist, 110 N. Federal avenue. Chris Glllgtrap, I. O. F., farm mortgage manager. Mac Walker, service station au- rTnm o Fuse 16, Colamn ?) 450 WATCH "RAW DEAL" EXPOSE AT ANNUAL GRIDIRON Antics of City Father* in Patt Month* Revealed in Lighter Vein. Mason City laughed at its own troubles, problems and shortcomings of the past year aa 450 members of the Chamber of Commerce and their guests attended the ninth annual Christmas party at the Hotel Hanford Tuesday night. Numerous events of the past year were recalled in a. humorous vein, with most attention centered on the antics of the city council, with its changing formula from a "five man" to a 3.2 organization and the appointment of a "dummy" manager. The "new deal" became a. "raw deal" and the "Lord's business" became confused at timea with 'Laird's business." The play representing the city council in action was only a part of the entertainment, which included a realistic reproduction of the recent walkathon-marathon, the singing of Christmas carols and a Christmas message by the Rev. W. H. Spence of the First Methodist church, the program changing with surprising effectiveness from the ridiculous to the sublime. "Two Cow Man" Too. While the chief action of the skit waa built about the city council as the outstanding event of the year, this also revealed the story of the ascension of Adolphus Muscle-in Schanke to power, of the refusal of ?15,000 in government money for constructing the city water plant and Prank Miller's fight in behalf Of the "two-cow man." With R. E. Nyijuist playing: the part of Mayor J. T. Laird; Dr. R. F. Kunz, J. J. Burns; Max Kissick, David Olson;-Fulton Potter, W. J. Pagenhart; Roe Thompson, H. M. Knudson; B. J, Drummond, Clerk J. H. McEwen; C. K. Cornwall, Al DeBuhr; James Rae, E. H. Crofoot; Fred Shatter, City Engineer Stevens; Bob Will, A. M. Schanke; C. K. Kinney, P. F, Hopkins; W. Earl Hall, Frank Miller; F. M. Humphrey, Chief Dan Shire; Arlelgh'Marshall, Luke B. Miller; James W. Eiuign, Lester Dibble; and Jo« Daniels and Don McPeak, white wings, the stoty of the turbulent events of the year was unfolded. . . - . "In a year of confusion for the damn stamps we pay; "So quit mumblin 1 and your grum- blin' o'er that rocky road to Du lin, "The old s;i:p road, the old scrip road." The mayor's negotiations for lower utility rates' were also reviewed. Mayor Laird observed that "Mr. Hanlon is a very sick man." "How long has he been sick? asked Olson. "Elver since the election," Knudson observed. When the mayor insisted neither Hanlon nor Carl Smith would sign the affidavits that he sought a "dummy contract," Burns branded the new deal as a "raw deal," After a delegation of women appeared before it, the council, 'following an oration by Olson on the goodness of womanhood, voted to increase the salaries of the personnel of the city "lavatory." Luke Miller Himself. While the council was in the ante room interviewing the women Luke Miller made a fiery oration ridiculing the government for being three years behind him. The petition of 3,000 voters asking for reinstatement of City Manager Hopkins was referred to as 'soreheads" by Burns, which the council sang: following 'So-orehead bunch, plain crazy, you're just MAYOR LIKED IT Mayor J: T. Laird, who was in attendance at the Chamber, of Commerce Christmas party Tuesday night, expressed himself as "delighted" with the entertainment provided, the feature of which was a burlesque on the city council. "I enjoyed it and think everyone , elaa did," said the mayor. "There was a feeling of cheer and good fellowship about the entire affair which I thought was a, real success." "Dumb and you've lost your punch. "That Is just why we thumb our noses, 'Woodenhead, so-orehead bunch. 'You couldn't make 'em vote for Hopkins, "So you'll eat Crofoot lunch. "Ballots we count and not petitions, "Woodenhead, so-ore head bunch. "Hopkins told the voters he would quit if we went in, "We taught him a thing or two. "Well, his resignation was for us a piece of pie, "He learned something he never knew, "All of you think that you'll get Hopkins ? "Honest is that your hunch? "Then why do you think we choose a dummy "Woodenliead, so-ore head bunch," The council then considered Tom Arthur's petition asking It to rescind the action barring walkathons, and a curfew law which Burns suggested be changed to fewcur law. Beer permits were considered for Al Capone, "Bugs" Moran and the Touhy boys, the city solicitor, who some time before had crawled from under the tabte, stating "they ore as good as Rome of the others you have approved. 1 ' The scene opened with the city councllmen sitting with bowed heads as if In prayer. Aa the clerk called the roll, Olson and Knudson an' swered "Ay bane here" and the mayor "Amen/' Pagenhart aaked "What is the question?" and Burns ejaculated "Here, dammit." In for "IJcklnj." As tile mayor reminded his council that "this Was the Lord's business" Knudson came with the aside that undoubtedly "the Lord's business was In for a bad licking'." The first matter considered waa the reduction of salaries, specifically the cutting of the city clerk's Income to ?25 a month because of his inexperience. The question carried until Bums got a. coll from W. H. Griebling, secretary of the Labor assembly, aiibr which he changed his vote. DeBuhr turned oil the radio and HUgh .Johnson's Voice was heard: "Synthetic hob- gobblins, with doctors; sink the nose, dead torn cats." After Crofoot Was elected the "dummy manager" he appeared before tne council, asking permission to bliild a sewer alongside his property. "Is this your Moaon City or your Windsor, Canada, lot?" he was asked. The crowd roared. The scrip road, built of $10,000 In scrip, came in for considerable razzing. Th'e councllmen had never heard of City Engineer Stevens, but upon being Informed by the clerk he was the city Engineer, they heard his report on the scrip road, which was given In eong as follows: The Old Scrip Road. "Down the old acrlp road "Though you'll never find out where it la by looking in maps "By a llttla investigation you'll discover perhaps "That this proposition la not cement but ju«t a composition "Is the old scrip road, the old scrip road. 'Scrip stamps con pay any old antique debt "If others refuse them, try the Globe-Gazette "The road begins just nowhtra and ends not far away "And Its rougher thin a sinner's final Judgment day. "In a moment of delusion, we lake scrip here today. Appears. .After the Bounding of trumpet a and much felnflare Schanke appeared while the council members leaped to their feet. He announced Jobs had been provided for "all deserving and unemployed democrats" and even "former republicans." As for those who are atill republicans "the inmates of the state'! asylums are well treated. As for the small residuum' -"No profanity, please, Mr. Schattke," pleaded the mayor. "This is the Lord's business and (hurriedly) yours, of course." Schanke explained it would "be as bard to Und a place in the relief program for obstructionists as It--' "Was for you to find a place at the Roosevelt dinner," Knudson de dared. After the council had refused thi ?15,000 gift from the governmen 1 and "Uncle Adolph," Frank Miller cam* to voice his objections to the milk ordinance in the followlni milk to th Plaintiff song: r 'We're headed for the last route, "Gonna peddle ouv cows. butcher and cry: " 'So long, new deal, it's or las time to try, " 'You've^ sent us to the last mitt route,' "Change the law, city council change the law, "Change the law, change tho law city council, "If you don't-"Gotta quit, Davey Olson, gott quit, gotta quit, "Gotta quit, Johnny Burns, gott · quit." "We'ra headed for the last mil: route "Gonna peddle our milk for the las time and see "If thia council can milk 'em an feed em, then are we-"A heAdln' for the lost milk rout "Git along, you two bossies, g; along." Addlph's Children Got Jobs. Two white wings appeared sta ! Irij? they were part of the" "dlv work» corpse" for "all Adolph's ehl dr«n got jobs these days." To which the mayor replle "That's right gentlemen. Things ar better. Schanke days are her again. Let us rise brethren an sing: "Schanke days are here again, "Let's drink a stein of beer again, "And jobs for all are near again, "Bchanke days are here again. "Altogether, let's begin, "The old deal's out, the new deal in, "And best of all, -we'll soon get gin "Schanko days are here again. "Your golden standard Is gone, "It's baloney coin from now on, "So, Schanke days are here again F.G. Murphy, M.D. QlMftfi, Cjr«, Ear, Nwc, Tfcroat. All dUmiu e»n4*a by Incorrect fm4 bal*neo. Nutrition UbonHory, Of flea over Mfeh**i Drojt Stora FIVE ISOLATION GASES RECORDED IN HEALTH CHECK iffid Reports of Contagious Diseases to Be Made to State. Little change was reported in the uraber of scarlet fever cases in the ity during November, according to he monthly health report submitted o City Manager E. H. Crofoot by 3r. C. M. Franchere, city health Irector. Five cases were reported n the Isolation hospital, one of 'htch wag severe. "There have been a few minor dif- iculties arising from the fact that omo residents of the community o not understand that the hospital s for contagious, quarantinable dis- ases only and !s kept by the city as means of isolation for these dan- erous diseases and as a distinct aid 0 jjrevent the spreading of an epi- emic. "There have also been inquiries ·om some of the rural districts sking use of the hospital, but I ave refused them admittance on he assumption it is for city use and rotection only, being maintained t the city's expense. To Report Diseases, "In Des Molnes last week, I was repressed with the fact that the eporting- of contagious disease iroughout the state is to be more grldly enforced and beginning the rst of the year a weekly report 1 to be made to the state department in duplicate to the one I send 1 Washington at the present time. Dr. Franchere stated that he was ell pleased with the feeling in gen- ·al among the milk producers and stributors, regarding the ordinance nd though it has been several oaths, since the idea was Inaugur- :ed by City Manager Crofoot, Dr. ranchere said he believed the plan as going to prove of marked bene- t to the city and community in eneral. Forty-three births and 20 deaths ere reported In the city during No- ember. Tests Recorded. A total of 108 samples of milk nd cream was collected for bac- erial counts by Howard Delahoyde .nd 150 samples of milk were col- ected for the Methylene Blue tests. \. total .of 148 sediment teats was lade on the milk' received at the asteurizlng plants, 8 water samples /ere collected for testing, 44 dairy lant inspections and 38 dairy farm nspections were also made. Dr. G. W. Cady, sanitary inspec- or, reported that 22 complaints ·ere Investigated during the month, 2 dairy farm inspections were made nd five cases of chicken pox lacarded and two homes quaran- Itied for scarlet fever. Reserved Seats Are Provided at Cake-Walk Tyler Stewart, business manager f the Senegalese drum and bugle orps grand prize championship ake-walk, which is to be held at he armory Wednesday evening, announces that reserved seats have een provided on the south end of he downstairs of the armory. Indl- ations are the event will be attend- d by the largest crowd in years, t was stated. And things are getting dear again, We've kicked depression's rear again, 'Schanke days are here again." Gave Christmas Music. An the tune of this song died away it was blended into that of Christmas music coming from another section of the room. The lights went out and an illuminated star appeared as Miss Ellen Smith sang a number of Christmas carols, accompanied by Marjorie Smith on the Violin and Miss Jean Swift at the piano. Thus was the transition madi, in preparation for the Christmas massage by Mr. Spence. While the program was give on an Improved stage in the Wedge wood room of the hotel, both this and the coffee shop were jnmmec with men at the dinner. Willis G C. Bagley, president of the Chambe of Commerce, presided In the large room, while J. H. Marston, pas president of tho chamber, was it charge in the coffee shop. Father R P. Murphy of the Holy FamiV church and the Rev. W. H. Kampen of the Central Lutheran church gavi the invocations. The Rusty Hlngi and the Cloverleaf quartets ha charge of singing and gave specia numbers. King pipes, made from Masor City cereamic products, were dis tributed as favors to each person present at the dinner, through th courtesy of the King Pipe company Stubborn Coughs Ended by Recipe, Mixed at Home BfgStvingl No Cooking I SoEisyl Here is .the famous cltl recipe -which millions of haubcwlves bave found lo be the most dependable means of breaking up stubborn coughs. It takes but a moment to prepare, and Costa very little, but it positively baa no equal for quick, lasting relief. From any druggist, get 2'A ounces ol Finer. Pour this Into n pint bottle «nd flit the bottle with granulated sugar syrup, made with '2 cups of auear anr' onft cup of water, Atirrcd a few moments until dissolved. No cooking needed--it's BO cn.iy! Thus you make a full pint of better remedy than you could buy rendy-made, and yousetfour times aa mtieli for your money. It never spoils and children IOTO iU taste. Tula simple mixture soothes and heals the inflamed throat mcmbrauea with BUrprisin- ense. It looeenn the germ-laden phleirm rind fnECO chest aore ness In a way that is really afltonishln? Fltiex IR ft highly concentrated com pound of Norway Pine, tbe most reli able healing agent for Revert: coiiRhs It la scimraTilepd to give prompt r«lle or money refunded. REMOVAL OF NRA INSIGNIA ORDERED AT VENICE CAFE 'roprietor Instructed to Surrender Blue Eagle by Hugh Johnson. Gus Galios, proprietor of the Vence cafe, 111 South Federal avenue, vas ordered to surrender the NRA nsignla and refrain from using the Blue Eagle in any manner whatao- ver Tuesday by Hugh S. Johnson, RA administrator. The following telegram was sent o Galios from Washington, D. C. The Mason City compliance board eports that you are failing to com- ily with the president's agreement flth respect to wages and hours and recommends removal of the Blue Eagle. The National compliance board at Washington has af- irmed the findings and reconimen- ations of the Mason City board. In iew of your failure to comply with he president's agreement you will Hi-render any NRA insignia in your ossession to the postmaster at Maon City and will hereafter refrain rom using the Blue Eagle in ad- ertising or in any manner what- oever. Hugh S. Johnson, NRA ad- inlstrator." Mr. Galios stated Wednesday that e could not afford to pay more /ages. He said that he was paying wo waiters S7 a week each and heir board. One of the girls has ·orked for him for seven years, said Ir. C?alios stated that he -was be- 03 paid her more than at present ecause the business warranted it. VIr. Galios stated htat he was be- Ind In his rent and that business id not warrant more expenditure ow. He said that his help and the mtm from whom he rented was sat- sfled. "So what are you going to AS if ou can't pay?" said Mr. Gftlios. 'I've been in business about 40 years. 've seen times like these before. 've been in Mason City since 190T and in the location I am now In ince 1914. I can't afford more help. do the cooking and dish washing myself." RELICENSING MAY BE DONE AT NO ADDED EXPENSE Means Provided for Storage of Automobile by Signing Affidavit. Persons wishing to place their automobiles In storage may re- license their machines at a future date without penalty by the signing' of an affidavit and leaving their 1933 license plates in the office oC L. L. Raymond, automobile clerk. Provisions for thia were mode by a new Iowa law. Mr. Raymond also announced that truck, tractor and trailer combination fees have been revised. Heretofore it has been possible for the owner of combinations to license their machines at less cost than ordinary trucks. Thia is now equalized. Business in the office of the automobile clerk haa shown a, tendency to slow down the last few days since the bill to lower the license fees for cars more than 3 years old has come up in the legislature. Auto owners are apparently awaiting the passage of this measure. 1 At the Hospitals Edward Trca, Hayfield, was dismissed from the Mercy hospital Tuesday following- a major operation. Mrs. Jack Lester, Mason City, was dismissed from the Park hospital Tuesday following a major, operation. Miss Myrtle Cochonour, Manly, was dismissed from the Mercy hospital Tuesday following treatment. Mrs. G. A. Haugen, Clear Lake, was dismissed from the Park hospital Tuesday following a minor operation. I m A gavel made from a branch of the General Sherman tree In Sequoia National Park, California, has been placed in the museum of the Warm Springs Foundation at Warm. Springs, Ga. We Own and Invite Inquiries Regarding FIRST MORTGAGES .On Mason City Homes tf .yield «% Intbre**: - . We Write Fire Insurance E. W. Clark Co. 204 M. B. A. Bldg. Phone 727 1 oy would be glad to have Santa Glaus bring him Official Buck Jones Cowboy Togs Check This List Suite $1.05 to $7.50 Chaps $2,25 to $9.00 Vents $1.50 to $6.00 Guns 50e to S1..7S Cuffs 50 to $1.00 Lassos .65 Spurs .gfi Knives .50 Get to Know

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