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March 1, 1934

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 8

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EIGHT MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 1! i1934 5625 COLLECTED IN POLICE COURT DURING FEBRUARY Total of 92 Arrests Made, Four Buildings Searched. i A total of $625.65 was collected in fines and forfeitures during . the month of February, according to the monthly report submitted by E. J. Patton, chief of police, to' City Manager E. H.- Crbfoot, Thursday. Of 107 offenses reported or known to police, 92. were cleared by arrests and. 15 were not. Elevec of the cases not cleared were for larceny loader $50, one for larceny more than 550, one for burglary .and two for auto theft. Ten arrests were made for larceny under $50. 31 Arrests Made. Thirty-four arrests were made for intoxication; 10 for violation of traffic and motor vehicle laws; 8 on liquor law violations; 3 for driving while intoxicatd, 2 for disorderly conduct and one on a miscellaneous _ CONCRETE BURIAL VAULT IN ATTRACTIVE FINISHES Air Sealed. Water-Proof Everlasting No Rusting No Decaying · No Sunken.Graves .Made by H E N K E L US 9th St. S. E. Mnon CIIJ-, loirs SOU) EXCLUSIVELY BY CNDERTAKEKS Band Instruments Hundreds of bands -- school, municipal, industrial, fraternal, s c o u t and juvenile--owe t h e i r beginning and successful development to the Conn Organizing and Teaching , Plan.-·;;-/··- Exclusive Conn Dealer for Mason City EVERYTHING IN MUSIC charge. Seventeen were arrested for investigation. Thirty-three paid straight fines or served jail sentence;- 18 forfeited bail, 9 were held to tie grand jury, 1 to juvenile court, and 24 were dismissed. Sentence was suspended on 3 and 4 were released to others. Twenty-two were sent to the county jail and 20 to the city jail. Four Buildings Searched. Four liquor traffic buildings were searched and evidence was found in three of them. Nine collisions were reported and 4 persons were taken to hospitals. During the month there were 79 lodgers in the city jail. Seventy-one doors and windows were found open and 70 night lights were not burning. A total of 137 street lights was reported out. Fifteen dogs were killed during the month. In the identification bureau 48 fingerprint records were taken, 30 were received from the outside, and 78 were filed. Forty-eight suspects were photographed and filed. Two persons were reported injured by automobiles, one by a dog bite, tv.'o by falls and one by freezing. SURVEY MOVE TO CUT DOWN CROPS 222 Millions to Fanners; 200 Millions Collected on Process Taxes. WASHINGTON, March 1. OH--A survey of government crop reduction efiorts today lisied benefit payments to farmers of $222,528,729 and processors tax collections of $200,501,160. Despite the apparent $22,027,000 lag. between payments and collec-. tions, the treasury said receipts and expenditures really are 1 in virtual balance since the receipt figure includes cash only and not several million dollars in checks now in process of collection. Cash outlays up to Feb. 27, the latest figures available, distribute the benefit payments as follws: Cotton acreage reduction $112,428,410; tobacco crop reduction Si,. 586,237; wheat acreage reduction $59,088,258; marketing export wheat surplus $1,984,041; emergency purchase of surplus $33,473,933; hogs bought for surplus relief corporation $4,420,586; butter bought for FSRC $9,418,379; cheese bought for FSRC ?128,883. RECORD COLD SNAP HITS EAST When the worst blizzard in years struck the New York area, traffic was tied up- for hours. Here is a scene at Stamford; Conn., as citizens tried to dig their way to work. (Associated Press Photo). Society News Mae Frick to Speak at Mission Meeting at Church of Christ DISCOUNTS on all DRESSES Including 1 '* a Fine Collection of Spring Frocks. BUY! 114 North Federal.Ave. TWO SECONDS to be sure of her Hair* DANDERINE insures your hair tot a penny a day Miss Mae Fricic, who recently returned from a two years' visit in the orient, will speak at the regular March meeting of the Church of Christ Woman's Missionary society Friday. Miss Frick made a special study of the condition of modern missions and a year of her visit' was spent in India where the local society has its living link work. The program will be preceded fay a covered dish dinner at 6:30 o'clock to which the families of tht church and any others interested have been invited. At 7:30 o'clock the program will be in charge of Virgil Hicks with Al Zack and Harry Russell assisting. A. L. Long will be in charge of the devotions with Wallace Allen as song leader and soloist; He will sing! "I Would Be True:" The Triangle club will meet at 5 o'clock to hear Miss Frick and will also have a table reserved at the dinner. A shower for the orphans home at Omaha will be presided ov^r by Mrs. Ivan Barnes. Mrs. C. D. Comb?, president, will conduct the business session. of the evening. Guests included the Misses Beth DeVoe, Betty Clarke, Clarice Gregerson, Muriel Ogden, Darlieu Williamson, Irene Radunzel, Maxine Walters. Delourise Layman, Huff, Sullivan and Towne. PHOENICIAN CLUB CONDUCTS MEETING. Miss Myrtle Niedert, 404 East State street, entertained the Phoenician club Wednesday evening. Miss Bee Lynch led the lesson, reviewing Beverly Nichols' "For Adults Only" and James Thurber's "My Life and Hard Times." M'ARTHUR DRAWS FIRE BECAUSE HE FOUGHT BUREAU Cedar Rapids Farm Editor Attacks State Corn-Hog Committee. Criticism of the state corn-hog committee, of which Senator William McArthur of Mason City is a member, for alleged opposition to the Iowa Farm Bureau federation, appeared in Ray Anderson's column, "Shucks." on the farm page of the Cedar Rapids Gazette Wednesday. This "bureaucratic committee," as it is termed "disrupted Iowa's shortlived agricultural harmony by heaving a sizable monkey wrench into the smooth meshing gears of the newly constructed production control machine," the article states. According to Anderson the state committee issued a "vague and unsubstantiated charge" that the organization had used the corn and hog project as a means of increasing membership. After defending the local corn- hog committees for using the county agents of the state as the centers of activity in the signup campaigns Anderson maintains it is significant that this attack comes immediately following the tabling in the house of representatives of the McArthur bill which seeks to divorce the Farm Bureau from the extension department. "Senator McArthur," he adds, "author of the bill, is a member of the state com and hog committee. He also is president of the American Farmers Mutual Insurance company which at one time operated under the wing of the Iowa Farm Bureau federation. "Mr. McArthur's insurance company and the Farm Bureau federation severed business relations some time previous to McArthur's suc- I cessful candidacy for the legislature. "It is reliably reported tTiat the McArthur bill will be modified and reintroduced at Tne present special session." Membership Campaign Started by Auxiliary Mrs. Claude A. Thomas, membership chairman of the local unit of the American Legion auxiliary, has received word of the state wide membership campaign being conducted by the auxiliary in which prizes will be offered. A prize of $5 will go to the unit having the most renewals from March 1 to April 1 which has not reached its quota prior to March 1. The unit equalling 'or exceeding its quota by March 1 will receive a prize of 510. 224,360 ACRES STILL ELIGIBLE QUEEN KEBEKAHS TO MEET FRIDAY. Queen Rebekah lodge will meet f^SM^ST^ I«»wa Wheat May Be Signed will conduct a quiz on the Rebekah assembly constitution. Refreshments will be served and a social hour will follow. COUPLE ANNOUNCES 1932 MARRIAGE BELMOND, .March 1. --Mrs.. HAZEL MAE THOMAS HOSTESS AT BRIDGE Miss Hazel Mae Thomas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leon C. Thomas, 812 Third street southwest, entertained 11 guests at a bridge party and handkerchief shower at aer home Wednesday evening honor- Louise Veeder of Mason City,'formerly of Belmoud, has announc-ad the marriage of her daughter, Mildred, to Mike Sklorsky of Sioux City which took place at Elk Point, S. Dak., Dec. 25. 1932. Miss Vceder has been employed by the Iowa As- Des past three years. She was transferred to [ ilason City last March. Mrs. Veeder ! made her home here for many years surance Service bureau in Moines and Sioux City the Up in Federal Program of Reduction. By RUBY A. BLACK Globe-Gazette Washington Bureau ·' WASHINGTON,-- There are 224,360 acres in wheat in Iowa which ,thefanner owners may 'sigh up inf. to the reopened wheat reduction' plan' and receive agricultural adjustment administration benefits, the administration announces. The AAA has reopened its wheat program to wheat fanners who did not sign up before. The new signers will receive the second and final 1933 pa3'ment and the 1934 and 1935 adjustment benefits, but will not receive the first payments of 20 cenis per bushel on their allotments prom- Less than a minute--less than a petiny--to be sure of your hair all day long! To know it's clean, and looks clean. To know it will stay as you arranged it. And to know you have no dandruff. That's what moistening your coinb with a few drops of Danderine will do. And no amount of dry- combing will ever do. Nearly all hair needs the help that Danderine gives it. A dash of Danderine morning and night when you comb it, makes an amazing difference in Uie way any hair looks all the time! Vihea youVe washed your hair, a little Danderine will keep it from going helter-skelter. When you pay a dollar for a wave, Danderine will help you keep it. It isn't sticky dressing, or an oily tonic, and it doesn't leave a telltale odor. Its fresh fragrance is gone so quickly after applying--but not that very marvelous effect of freshness and cleanliness! With all the care a woman gives her hair, it is a pity to omit this last touch that means so much. It is no trouble. Yet you can hardly believe anything so mild and delightful as Danderine could bring such a change in the condition and appearance of hair and scalp. Just try it. You caa.buy Danderine at any drug store for^thjrty-five cents; larger sizes for 60c and 81.00. ing Miss Vida Huff on the occasion the Methodist church by the Rev. of her birthday. High score Mr. Stanbeck, Feb. went to Miss Gertrude Towne and the ceremony they went to Bagley, low to Miss Margaret Sullivan. Re- Wis., to visit relatives of Mr. Ruck- freshments were served at the close they're the best looking things, aren't tke.y, and We swell w i t h pride when we offer you these utterly dashing O x f o r d s . They make work or play high adventure and look TWICE... Brown and Beige Beige Rukka Grey Rukka Beige Corruca Sizes AAA 3-9 -DAMON'S before going- to Mason City to b» jsed earlier signers and alreaav- paid with her daughter last spring. I to most of them. **' ! Reduce Seeded -Yrcas POC^S^^^l* A i The average seeded wheat acreage ROCKFORD, March 1.--Mrs. Ara j i u Iowa, ji'dging by 1930-1932 rec- - 1 ords, is 369,300 acres. This is to be were married in Decorah at reduced by 15.per cent under the wheat program. Thirty-nine per cent of the wheat farmers of the state, claiming a base acreage of 144,940 acres, signed up in the first campaign. Machinery for signing up additional farmers and acreage is ready in the 1,450 county wheat production control associations which were formed in the initial wheat campaign. The reopening can apply to 13,000,000 acres of uncontracted normal wheat land. No Campaign Planned. , No campaign is planned this time I but any farmer who has not signed' j a contract and wishes to do so now j will have the opportunity. The sign- l up is now underway. State exten- ! sion service directors in the wheat j states have been notified and they i in turn notified each county wheat production control association. The farmers are to contact their county associations. The second 1933 payment is fixed at S cents a bushel, less local costs. The per bushel payments for 1934 | and 1935 cannot be set until the processing: tax rate for the next season is set. The processing tax for | the present season is 30 cents a j bushel and payment.? to farmers are I at the rate of 28 cents a bushel, less : local costs, the 20 cents payment ; having been made and the ramain- j ing S cents yet to be paid. Finance E\ports. Two cents of the processing tax wag allocated to finance exports of surplus wheat from the. Pacific j northwest, where an emergency was | created by piled up surpluses. The initial wheat campaign resulted in more than half a million farmers signing contracts covering 52,081.241 acres, compared with the official base acreage of 65,958,000. L1XDE-HALVORSON LAKE MILLS, March 1. The marriage of Oilman Lindc, son of Mr. and Mrs. 0. P. Lincie of Lake Mills, to Miss Florence Halvorson, was solemnised at the Lutheran parsonage at Winnebago chi.rch, the Rev H. F. Huscth officiating. The couple was attended by Pearl Halvorson, sister of the bride, and Eddie Linde. brother of the bride- j groom. i The couple is living with Mrs. ! Halvorson, southwest of Lake Mills. Compare QUALITY a? well as prke GUARD AGAINST SNATCH RACKET Minnesotans Take Steps to Prevent Abductions by Underworld. ST. PAUL, March 1. /P)--Money has become a living curse for many Minnesotans since the snatch racket has mulcted ?300,000 from St. Paul residents in eight months. The fight to get it has been succeeded by a fight to keep it unsullied 'by fingers of the underworld, which has dipped deeply into the fortunes of the Hamms and the Bremers; less profitably into the treasure of Bonn, Gleckman and Rutman. Alarmed by the successful abductions of William Hamm, Jr., millionaire brewer who paid 5100,000 for his freedom last year and Edward G. Bremer, wealthy banker whose release cost $200,000 this year, several wealthy Minnesotans .hope to thwart designs of the underworld with armed bodyguards. Hormcl Has 25 Guards. Jay Hormel, of the Hormel Packing company at Austin, Minn., is one of these. Fearing he might be "next" on the list of kidnapers' victims, Hormel has employed a corps of 25 guards, armed them with pistols and launched them on a course of training. The majority of the 25, however, will be employed at the Hormel Packing plant, scene of a recent labor disorder, though five of the men will be charged with the duty of protecting Hormel's person and his home. The men comprise a hand picked squad. Others among the wealthy class, particularly in the Twin Cities, have taken similar steps to Insure their safety from kidnapers by hiring body guards. Officer Trails Hamm. j Hamm, for months after his abduction, went about with a personal guard. Bremer, whose father, Adolph, is a personal friend of President Roosevelt, and principal owner of the Jacob Schmidt Brewing company, is trailed always by a federal department of justice operative these days. Whether the agent's presence is for purposes of protection has not been disclosed. Meanwhile, men who might be prey for kidnapers, have been given the published advice of Minneapolis police on how to avoid that danger. Authorities Give Advice. Authorities advise avoid flaunting wealth and display; shun dark streets and areas likely to be unsafe; verify telephone and telegram messages that call for their departure from home alone, and keep grounds well lighted at night. Install alarm systems in the-home and garages. Haskell Bohn, son of a wealthy refrigerator manufacturer, was seized in 1932 in the dimly lighted yard of his father. The family paid 512,000 for his freedom from Verne Sankey, erstwhile felon who hanged himself in a Sioux Falls, S. Dak., penitentiary. Morris Rutman, St. Paul dress shop owner, was kidnaped by men who invaded his home about three years ago. His imprisonment and torture cost him $5,000. Leon Gleckman, St. Paul finance company head, paid 560,000 to kidnapers lit 1931. Most of that money was recovered. Sound motion pictures have just been introduced into Ethiopia, .the first showing, which included an animated American cartoon, taking place in the presence of the emperor and his court. QUALITY Be Smart and Thrifty! Get the MOST In Dry Cleaning for Your Money Quito Clclnrt oUHH £ Pmttt Dresses * c K£i« PHONE 788 OR 789 75c Student Special 25--3x5 Prints and 1--8x10 Hand Painted in Oil Photograph for only fcr oe ·pD.OJ RUSSELL PHOTO STUDIO Ph. 2372 Bagley-Beck Bldg. Julius .Estess, Manager Did You Ever See a Dream Walking? You Will! Hundreds of them! The new dresses walking right out of the Palais Royal this Spring! Fanciful, fascinating f r o c k s that turn you into a sort of super woman, whom all the world will turn to adore and envy. Even the prices will seem as a dream, for they r are uncoirfmonly low for the amount of .style offered. CfflAUTT f DRESS PRICES $ f77C c 1 A7C fib *[{)" tO and upwards JULIUS ESTESS, Manager Brims Have Their Own Way in the 1934 Spring Hat Fashions They sweep the face, they flare out, upward, backward in so exciting a manner they are the -center of attraction. $9-95 2 OTHER HATS $1-95 to $750 SATJCEK SAILOR OFF-THE-FACE SWEEPING BRIMS STRAWS ARE THE SMART MEDIUM, WHATEVER THE STYLE-- Ballibuntl -- Papier -- Baku -- Straw Fabrics -- Baby Pettalines, and others

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