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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, February 11, 1931
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10 -s a ACCOUNT SHORT IN CLAY COUNTY Check of Auditor's Office at Spencer Reveals Loss of $12,816. , Feb. 11.-A shortage of $12,816.86 has been found in the Clay county auditor's office occupied by thl late A. W. Chamberlain, according- to a report released today by state examiners E. C. Holloway and Frank Shaw. Shortages m one year's time of nearly S4 000 d S ° back as far ** A thoro check back to and including 1926 has been made and examinations of records prior to 1926 show that large amounts are missing. Mr. Holloway states that-altho no thoro chen-k has been made of accounts prior to 1923 there are in- hi 0 *'', 0 "* that lar e e amounts had been lost for years previous of Sl^ifi^ 6 year , 1923 a shortage of $1,516.40 was found; in 1925 a shortage of $175.70 shows; in 1926 there is 52,355.82 missing- on the records; in 1927 a total of $1,92667 was taken; in 1928, $1,4(M.20 is Unaccounted for; in 4929, 51,725.60 is ° TM" --' in 1930 there i: missing. The amounts shown for the years 1923 and 1925 were found when checks of later years necessitated referring back to those years. Mr. Holloway states that there is no doubt but that there are much larger sums to be found missing b(»lwe$n 1923 nnd 1926 The investigators found the office m a deplorable condition. Papers which should have been filed were scattered thru desks, safos and vaults and a search had tc oe made n order to find them. Mr. Chamberlain was first elected to the office of county auditor in 1908 and his first term started Jan 1, 1909. He served continuously rom that date until his death Nov 5, 1930. He had again been re- MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTK elected for his next term. His death was caused from cancer of the stomach. Services Are Held at Buffalo Center for Mrs. Anfinson HANLONTOWN, Feb. 11.--Mrs. A. O. Kaasa and the Hendrickson brothers received word of the death of their aunt, Mrs. Louise Anfinson of Buffalo Center, who was buried Tuesday. Mrs. Anfinson celebrated her eighty-fifth birthday last October. She resided in Buffalo Center and vicinity for more than 30 years Funeral services were held at the Buffalo Center Lutheran church with interment there. She leaves five children, Bert of Belmond; Mrs Stemhoff of Ft. Dodge; Mrs. Olaf Olson of Clear Lake; Mrs. Gane-s- ness of Buffalo Center and Martin Y lth whom she made her home. FEBRUARY 11 1931 Stevens Shoe Sale Ends Saturday Night C E. WILKINSON SPARTONI SALES AND SERVICE 23Fffi S T S T.S. E . TELEPHONED MASON CITY, IOWA The present sale of shoes for men, women and children, at the Stevens Shoo Company, 105 North Federal avenue. Mason City, will close Saturday night of this week, according to T. M. Stevens. The Stevens store carries a mammoth stock of better quality footwear and hundreds of pairs of fine shoes are still on sale. Shoes for. now, early spring, thru East- 1 er and after are offered at worthwhile reductions during this store-wide clearance, considered the greatest shoe sale the Stevens store has held during forty- seven years in business. ONE OF IOWA'S LAItGEST SHOE STOKES "VTOU critical people-who have been -*- waiting for a truly unusual radio offer,--here it is. Genuine Sparcons, with Radio's Richest Voice, at new prices that set a new standard of value for any instrument of high standing. Th, ENSEMBLE. . Mode Radio's Richest Volee nnd n 12- record, f u l l y u u t o m o t i c radio. Phonoeraph combin.tion «11 j n o n e . T o d a y ' s o u c s t n n d f n r , m u s i c a l v a l u e . New SPAKrOtf. . . Taodc! 620 . . . A 10-tubo console, wonderful tn tone and, beauty, ro JUNIOR , ,, . Model A ·moll S p a r t o n but a real Sparton f o r o n l y $156 Sorenson Company Spai-ton Distributors 210 COURT AVE. DES MOINES, IA. FARM SCHOOL IS WELL ATTENDED Garner Night Sessions Will Close Soon; Vendelboe Is in Charge. GARNER, Feb. 11.--One of the most successful of a series of night schools conducted by Jay Vendelboe, Smith-Hughes agriculture' Instructor in the Garner high school, will close Feb. 19. The class in "Hog Production" -is the first to be held for farmers in this vicinity. There have been 222 different men in attendance at the eigh,t meetings. Average attendance at each meeting has been 73. Eight men have attended all eight lessons. At the ladies night program 54 women were present and 96 men. The two future meetings are to be held Feb. 12 and 19. The Fob 12 meeting will be held in conjunction with the Farmers institute at the Garner opera house. Sam -Thompson from the extension service Iowa state college, will give .a talk on "Livestock Marketing." The series of 10 meetings will be concluded Feb. 19 with a summary of all lessons and conclusions as to what improved practices should be adopted for future use. Jacob Nissen Rites Held at Meservey MESERVEY, Feb. 11.--Those who attended the funeral of Jacob Nissen from out of town were: Mr. and Mrs. I. A. Nissen and family, Mr. and Mrs. J. Mammanga, Kamrar; Mattie Chewning, Minneapolis; Mrs. Charles Eckert, Dubuqus; the Rev. Henry Raecker, Dumont; the Rev. and Mrs. Fred Piep'jr, Ross; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Sloss, Ames : Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Brogan, Whitts- raore; J. J. Stauffer, Marshalltown- Albert Buche, Slater; Mr. and Mrs Ralph S. Stanbery, Mason City; Glenn Klemme, Belmonct; G. Gobeli Klemme; Mr. and Mrs. S. Bertelson, Coulter; Chris Ytzen, Coulter, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Enabnit Clear Lake. Toivan Brot to Hospital. COUNCIL BLUFFS, Feb. 11. LI'I --Joseph McMertney, 30, Sioux City salesman injured in an automobile accident near Mondamln, was brot to a hospital here. Funeral Rites for Mrs. S. R. y ag er Are Held CALMAR, : Feb..' ,11.-- Funeral services for Mrs. S. R. Yager were held at the home Suriday 'afternoon. The Rev. Isenverg of Decorah assisted by the R ev . Roberta Banner had charge. Relatives an d friends from out of town who attended were Mr. and Mrs. B. T Williams, Anton Jaeger, Mr an d Mrs. Evans, and Mrs. Hyde, Brandon, Mrs. Norris, Mrs. Snow Mrs Berkenbine, Sun Prairie, Wis.- Mrs' Lytton Buck, Faribault, Minn.- Vln- Mr «I^' Wil l Ya ^ er ' Chicago; R. £? ,^r 8 ' Geor E e Guernsey Boscobil, Wis.; Earl Guernsey Bel oit, Win.; Mrs. Thompson' an h ^ r ? f ^ one Rook ; Mr - TM* . Charles Yager, Center Point; ;- w Mrs ' OIiver Yager, Rice! Pr W r r6Q , P , riCG ' Ames; Rob «t Price, Mr. and Mrs. Breckner Dp- corah; and Mr. and Mrs. Pratt n * nd d Ossian. The Only Sure Cure Rupt . L1I C is by a properly performed operation. But second, only to that In Importance, is wearing the right type of truss- Correctly Fitted. Our service provides the world famous Akron Sponge Rubber Pad Truss, plus the skill of an expert fitter And our service is here for you Every Day. assuring full satisfaction now and In the future A demonstration will convince you. Brother of Garner Residents Will Be Buried on Thursday GARNER, Feb. 11.--Funeral services for Fred Tompkins, 53, brother of four local residents, will be held Thursday at Spirit Lake. He was Dickinson county schcool superintendent two terms and superintendent of the Methodist Bible school. Besides his wife he is survived by two children, Dorothy and Charles, students at Iowa State teachers college, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Tompkins of Forest City; four brothers, J. L., Ventura; T. W., Clear Lake; P. S. and Charles of Garner; four sisters, Minnie, »t home; Mrs. Walter Meineck and Mrs. George Munieke, Garner, and Mrs. Lillian Long, New York. Mr. Tompkins died Monday morning at a hospital in Rochester, Minn. Personality is that vague something that keeps you from looking the way you feel.while riding in an Austin.--Fountain Inn Tribune. for the average figure with this special new DeBevoise Corsette .A CORSETTE that controls the -iX figure, but permits perfect freedom of motion -- that assures firmness without discomfort-- that yields to the grace of natural curves, but restrains where restraint is needed. Designed by DeBevoise as the right foundation for present costume styles. Uplift top--accentuated bust line. Beautiful brocade and silk tricot. Come in and see it. A $7.50 Quality Garment Specially Priced For a Limited Time Only at $4.95 Mrs. Joseph Meyer, Dies at Calmar Home CALMAR, Feb. ll.-Mrs. Joseph Meyer died at her home Saturday evening -from a complication of diseases. Mrs. Meyer had been in failing health for several years and had been confined to her bed for only a few-weeks. She is survived by her husband, Joseph Meyer two sons preceding her in death several years ago. House Near Lawler Destroyed by Fire , ; 1 1 -- T h e home °* Nulty, one half mile south of Lawler, was destroyed by flames Monday night. The origin of the fire is unknown. Mr. Nulty discovered the fire but as he had no telephone he had to drive to town for the fire department. By the time assistance was called the flames had made their way over the entire roof and in the second story. All the dowilstairs were 5 SOUTH FEDERAL -- aiASON CITi AUTHORIZED EXCLUSIVE AKRON TRUSS FITTER KNOCKS OUT T H A T KNOCK Kalen Is President of Rudd Exchange Company ' vice President; Otto ' secretar y- Md Olaf Klera- NP« n tf aSUrer ' Mart!n Maa ^stead, Iseil Dobson and Emil Koehler are the directors. Plan Potato Co-operative. DULUTH, Feb. ll. (^-Organization of a co-operative agency for the sale of potatoes grown by farmers m the Arrowhead country has been started, with plans to be per- fecicd at an early meeting. Agricultural agents in northeastern Minnesota have been invited by the Minnesota Arrowhead association to attend a meeting at Duluth to discuss plans for the agency. NEW RED CROWN ETHYL. S? SfSjy^ fj^Si (SML-MVl *1I r.t M.«U. I %», '! 1 Jl VB Ui dLA. ·', ·. y U.I S T A N D A R C » i M p A I L C O M P A N Y

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