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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, February 20, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 20 1936 $5,885 ADDED TO CONSCIENCE FUND DURING THE YEAR Uneasy - Minded Citizens' Contributions Total $621,867. ' WASHINGTON, (UP)--Person who wanted to have an easy mind paid 55,885.69 to the United States treasury last year. By so doing they took a load of! their respective chests and raised the value of the national "conscience fund" to 5621,867.65. To this a resident of Sacramento. Cal., recently added $100. These contributors never give their names The "conscience fund," more pro. saically known as document 126,420, was started in 1811 when an unknown individual sent $5 to the treasury of President Madison because he felt he had "defrauded the government." Before the year was over enough money had teen contributed by guilty minded persons to bolster the fund to $250 and it was launched into perpetuity. Although there were no more con tributions until 1827, every year since then with, the single exception of 1848, bad consciences have increased treasury totals. Goes Into General Fund. The money is set aside as "anonymous contributions" and includec in the nation's general fund. The worst conscience the nation ever had, judging by- the year's total, must have been 1916 when .$54.923.15 was sent in and, on the basis of population, each citizen's had dreams were worth exactly one-twentieth of a cent. Contributions usually are impelled by sudden pangs of conscience and are customarily sem by persons who have used postage stamps a second tune, failed to pay duties on articles, evaded income taxes, or stolen government property. The only way the treasury has of notifying them of receipt is by publishing the fact in the press. The letters that have poured in over the years after mental tussles and sleepless nights are manifold in expression. Postage Stamp One Worry. "Since becoming a Christian," To End Annoying Cough, Mix This Recipe, at Home | Big Saving! No Cooking! So Easy I 1 Here is the famous old recipe which millions' of housewives have found to be the most dependable means of breaking up trintcr coughs. It takes but a moment to prepare, and costs very little, but it positively has no equal for quick, lasting relief: From any druggist, get 2% ounces of Pines. Pour this into a pint bottle and fill the bottle with granulated sugar syrup, made with 2 cups o£ sugar and. one cup of water, stirred a. few moments until dissolved. No cooking needed--it's so easr! Thus you make a full pint of better remedy than you could buy ready-made, and you get four times as much for your money. It never spoils and tastes fine. Tnis home mixture soothes the irritated throat membranes with surprising ease. It loosens the phlegm rod eases the soreness in a way that is really astonishing. Pijiex is a concentrated compound of Norway Pine, famous for its effect in stopping coughs quickly. Money refunded if it doesn't please you in every way. wrote one man paying a debt to conscience and the past, "I am duly impressed to restore a postage stamp which I used once. . . . May the Lord bless each one and save each one and save our souls." An old Civil war soldier gave ?200 to an Indiana pastor to send to the fund because he had ridden away on a government mule after Appomatox and he .wanted to square the debt. And a girl of the mauve decade, once wrote to the president: "To his majesty, President Cleveland: "I am in a dreadful state of mind. About two years ago I used two postage stamps that had been used before. I did not realize what I had done until lately. I think of it night and day. Now, dear president, will you please forgive me. I will never do it again. Inclosed please find cost of three stamps and please forgive me for I was 13 years old and I am sorry for what I have done. From one of your subjects." $80,000 From One Contributor. In 1916 one contributor sent $£ 000 in four installments and after the World war an Englishman sent a farthing as his pro rata share of the British debt. Only recently have come contributions to "help balance the budget" or to "help in the deficit our country is facing." Many requests have been forwarded to treasury officials asking for loans or gifts from the funds. They vary from charitable organizations to the man who wanted to get out of the poor house to write and illustrate a novel. Ctoce a letter in German came from the depths of the Brazilian forest, written by a Russian. The treasury will not allow any part of the fund to b e paid out. It belongs to the taxpayers. And the contributors don't care much. They figure on being angels. Fire Made in Ornamental Fireplace of New Home Spreads Into Partitions ALGONA--Algona firemen answered an 11 o'clock call Tuesday evening at the new H. E. Rist home which was completed last fall. The Rists are spending winter in California and the Harold Cowans are occupying it. A fire had been built in an ornamental fireplace. With no flues, flames crept up through the partitions and when it was discovered firemen had to cut holes in the walls to prevent the spread. of flames. A chemical hose leaked and damaged the floor to some extent from the strong solution containing acid. It was brought to control soon jut smoke damaged the interior of the home. Dows Couple Overcome .., ·--1--~p--.. -..-J-V,..- "~Tr~~f-~--'; by rumes f rom rjchaust DOWS -- Mr. and Mrs. James Winslow, aged couple west of Dows, recovered from a harrowing near fatal experience. The charger of their electric light plant was started. Snow covered the end of the exhaust pipe. Their son, Earl Winslow, living on an adjoining farm, came to look after stock he was keeping there and found his parents unconscious from the gas fumes. He called a physician and they were soon revived. Dolliver to Speak. GARNER--J. J. Dolliver of Fort Dodge, a grandson of the late Jonathan P. Dolliver, will be the speaker at the Parent-Teacher meeting, Tuesday night, Feb. 25. Mrs. C. J. Johanson, Miss Margaret Rommel and Scott Pollock are the committee in charge. The 1936 CLOVES Tournament in CHICAGO See the greatest Sport Show of t/ie year-- the thrilling, excif't.ig Golden Gloves Tournament -- t/ie same fistic prep school that produced L@UIS-iS34 CHAMPION TOURNAMENT of CHAMPIONS At the Chicago Stadium. SEMI-FINALS FINALS Feb. 24'ZS~Z6 March 6 Of course you'll Stay at Visit Chicago's Bright Spot COLLEGE INN ·featuring GEORGE OLSEN fljidtAisMiac-ETHEL SHUTTA and the ICE SKATING SHOW DRIVE YOUR CAR RIGHT INTO HOTEL SHERMAN Most Representative I. S. T. C. Students --Iowa Daily Press Photo, Four were elected "most representative students" at the Iowa State Teachers college, Cedar Falls, an all college election sponsored by the Old Gold, student yearbook. Frances Sutcr. Siblcy; .Vrdys Smith, Waterloo: Clarence Schrader, Burl, and John Beebe, Logan, were the choice of (he students and will he featured In the 193G Old Gold. MURIEL iqNG WILL REPRESENT IOWA IN CHERRY PIE CONTEST AMES, OP)--A comely Pottawattamie county 4-H club girl will uphold Iowa's cherry pie baking reputation in a national contest at Chicago Friday. She is Muriel King of Hancock, picked because of her outstanding 4-H club record to compete against youthful cherry pie bakers from each state. With Miss Helen Swinney, extension service nutritionist, she left for Chicago Wednesday night. . The winner will receive a tnp to a George Washington's birthday celebration at Fredericksburg, Va. Each state is permitted to enter a girl with an outstanding 4-H club record. Miss King has been in club work seven years, was a member of the reserve champion nutrition demon- tration team at the Iowa State fair was an outstanding individual demonstrator on state fair demonstration teams, was county health champion and won honors in the state health contest, has held all of her local club offices,- and has been president and vice-president of the county 4-H club. · Perry Rodberg Dies; Rites to Be Monday in Church at Lake Mills LAKE MILLS--Perry Rodberg died Sunday evening at the home of lis wife's parents, Mr. an Mrs. O. Liride. Mr. Rodberg had just re- urned Saturday from Marshalltown where he had been to receive treatment. He had. been in poor health pr-some-time...; . - -He is survived by his- wife, one sister, Mrs, R. Jacobson, two broth- rs, John and Aimer, both of Lake Mills. Mr. and Mrs. Rodberg lived here until a few years ago when they moved to Blue Earth where he was .mployed. Funeral services will be leld at the Salem Lutheran church on Monday afternoon with the Rev. O. R. Sletten in charge. Burial will be at North cemetery. Algona Conservation Group to Hear Report on Wild Life Session ALGONA -- The Algona unit of the Kossuth county conservation league will hold a mass meeting Thursday evening, Feb. 27 at the Legion hall for members and all per- Crystal Lake Trucks 70 Tons of Coal From R. R. Cars at Garner CRYSTAL LAKE--About 70 tons of coal have been trucked here this iveek from cars that arrived in Garner for Mike Nelson and the Farinas' elevator here. The cars were lot sent further as the train has not run through here for more than wo weeks. Some of the trucks were tut all night Monday night in the itorm hauling coal and were helped trough by the snow plow. Tuesday the large truck of Mern Frogg, loaded with coal, broke down on the highway and blocked raffic for some time. Just as soon is a load of coal arrived in town t would be sold, so no supply is on .and yet. The Woden-Crystal Lake road vas opened up Tuesday ana about eight trucks were again on the way after coal, passing through here rom Woden. The state highway between Britt and Crystal Lake still remains closed. sons interested conservation. Atty. Joe Lowe, Algona, who was appointed chairman of the Iowa delegation at the North American Wild Life conference held recently in Washington, will give a report on "To Washington and Back Again," summarizing details of the conclave. Conservation Officer E. V. Pierce, Algona, will give a report on the effort made towards saving wild life in Kossuth county the past few months. Recently the county league offered a paid up membership for the coming year to any one who would donate two or more bushels of corn to help the pheasants. Hundreds of farmers have responded and the appeal for · donations have been received from many states in the union. Several more flocks are being fed daily by Kossuth farmers than is generally realized. The extent of the loss, of wild life cannot be determined, however, until spring, as high winds and snow have possibly covered many dead birds at the beginning of the severe cold wave. Gordonsville Farmers Are Feeding Pheasants GORDONSVILLE. Minn.--Many farmers in this locality are sharing their corn and small grain with the pheasants to keep them from starvation, while the citizens in the village are feeding the smaller birds. The local coal dealer has Kopt the community in fuel with no restrictions as to the amount sold each family up to this time. Another car of coal is expected at any time. "Spring Vacation" at Lake Mills Next Week L A K E M I L L S--The annua "spring vacation" of the local schools will begin and last through next week. The school will also remain closed the remainder of this week in an effort to save fuel. Mrs. Oxlcy Improving. CORWITH--Mrs. Fred .1. Oxlc-y who has been seriously ill with scat- lot fi.vrr a l her liomr southeast 01 Coi-with, is improving. Louis Schloemer, 77, Buried; Resident of Franklin Since 1890 LATIMER--Funeral services for L/ouis Schloemer. 77, were held at .he house and at the German Lu- iheran church at Latimer, the Rev. E. H. Grummer having charge of the services and the Grummer girls having charge of the singing. Mr. Schloemer was born at East- dorf, Hannouer, Germany, and came to the United States in 18S7. He settled near Lowden, Cedar county. After his marriage to Miss Carolina Rischmueller, 1890, he moved to Franklin county, settling on a farm west of Latimer where he resided until his death. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran church. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Louie Schloemer: four daughters, Mrs. Fred Passehl of Fergus Falls, Minn., Mrs. Chris H. Ahrens of Sheffield, Mrs. Glen S. Edwards of Bernard, Mrs. Fred W. Butenhoff of Hampton, and two sons, Ernest and Herman Schloemer, both of Latimer. Mrs. Harvey Tibbits Rites Held at LeRoy McINTIRE -- Funeral services were held Thursday at LeRoy Minn., for Mrs. Harvey Tibbits, who died Monday at the William Bigelow home in Osage where she was taken from the Nissen hospital on Jan. 23. A daughter was born to her Jan. 15. She was formerly Miss Genevieve Knight of LeRoy, Minn. Born Feb. 1, 1910, she lived at LeRoy all during her life being graduated from LeRoy high school, also from Iowa State Teachers college at Cedar Falls. She taught in Howard county schools before her marriage to Harvey E. Tibbits, March 12, 1934. The past year she and her husband lived near David, southwest of Mclntire. Her husband, infant daughter. Lorene Anne( two sisters, Mrs. Leonard Keston, Florence Knight and a brother. Elton Knight survive. Goes to Iowa City. CARPENTER--Vernon Anderson has gone to Iowa City where he will submit to a hernia operation, but it has been postponed on account of a cold. He was accompanied by Joseph Kline. 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PALACE--Ends Thursday, "Escape Me Never" and "East of Java." Friday only, "Hitch, Hike Lady." STRAND--Ends Thursday, "Virginia Judge" and "Music Is Magic." Starrs Friday, "Little America" and "Trail of Terror." STATE--Starts Thursday, "Star of Midnight," "Miracle Rider" and "Kio Kattler." hiking which this department remembers seeing on the screen was that perpetrated by Miss Colbert and Mr. Gable in "It Happened One. Night." As we remember, Mr. Gable's best and most diversified efforts met with indifferent success, but La Colbert's charm threatened to tie up traffic on a country road. Mae Clarke's feminine wiles may do the same thing in "Hitch-Hike Lady," scheduled Friday only at both the Cecil and Palace theaters. Other hitch-hikers and their victims are Alison Skipworth, A r t h u r Treacher, Jimmy Ellison, Beryl Mercer and Warren Hymer. sum DANCE FRIDAY FOR YOUNG AND OLD Per Person S. S. Tax Incl. ART'S NIGHT HAWKS COMING SATURDAY FREDDIE MAUCK And His Orchestra ·j 1 S. S. Tax M A ,, l l C - laclnded 4llC Don't Forget; Major Bowes amateurs are to play Saturday and Sunday on the Cecil stage. # * * Almost too timely is the showing; Friday and Saturday at the Strand of the films taken by expert photographers who accompanied Admiral Richard E. Byrd on his latest Antarctic expedition. Dr. Poulter, Iowa Wesleyan instructor who was second in command on the two year trip, said in his lecture here Monday night that the weather in the Antarctic regions occasionally approached the severity of North Iowa's current sub-zero spell, but not often. This film is called "Little Ameri:a," and plays as a co-feature with a western thriller. "Trail of Terror." * * * Top billing on the Stale's current attractions goes to "Star -of Midnight." involved Broadway mystery story of night clubs, killings and strange disappearances. William Powell and Ginger Rogers have the leads. With this film is "Rio Rattler." a full length western, and another chapter of "Miracle Rider." The bill plays through Saturday. ACCOUNT FILED BYIOWAG.O.P. Receipts of $1.16 Shown for Period From Jan. 17 to Feb. 16. DES MOINES, OT--Carl H- Cook, republican state chairman, filed a party expense account with the secretary of state Thursday showing receipts of $1,169.60 from Jan. 17 to Feb. 16. The party had a balance of 568.21 at the start of the period, and expenditures of $1,151.05 left a balance of SS6.66 in the treasury Feb. 17. The largest single contribution came from C. R. Shacffer who gave $250. E. B. Hammer and Carl Jungbluth each contributed $S8. Contributions from county central committees were: Cedar $10; Ends Thursday: Elisabeth Bergner in "ESCAPE ME NEVER" --and-Charles Bickford in "East of Java" Companion Feature: "Another Face" with Wallace Ford · Phyllis Brooks You Can Dance and Dance 2 £[ c For a Dollar's O Worth of Fun At Mason City Armory Sat. Night, Feb. 22 It's a MIXED dance. Card's feature orchestra. The tunes you want--just let 'em know. 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Byrd's Second Great Antarctic Expedition Into "Little America" I GREAT B FEATURES ALSO CHAPTER 13 "THE ROARING WEST" AND 1st Showing in City A 1936 Action Thriller GINGER ROGERS WILLIAM POWELL "Star of M i d n i g h t Back* to Broadway GARNER--A number of farmers' at the district cornhusking contest, at the Fred Greiman, Jr., farm near Garner last fall predicted an open winter because the husks were so loosely encased on the car. A Gar-i ner woman predicted a hard winter . after the squirrels packed away ain_ the nuts from several trees. · She is feeding the squirrels, and i the farmer.-; are burning their corn. - Despite her success in Hollywood, Ethel Merman, blues singer and comedienne, plans to return to Broadway where she first won lame as musical comedy star. salary; and payments of $100 and $17.73 to William C. Rathke, staU, party treasurer. Several Who Predicted inter Burn Corn _ OpenWi RHEUMATISM Your pharmacist will tell you that the chances are that your rheumatism is caused or aggravated by;, excess uric acid. That being the case, he can also tell you that one swift and safe prescription is Al- lenru--often the terrible pain and agony are gone in 48 hours--ask any jive druggist in America for 8 ounces prescription Allenru. Costs about 85 cents. Audubon $92; Howard $00; Tama $145: and Grundy $2o. Raphael Dvorak, Tama county attorney, gave $10 and the Tracr unit of the Tama County Republican .Women's club contributed S20. O t h e r individual contribution.? ranged from $1 to $20. Expenses - included $176 paid the Brier Manufacturing company for buttons; two payments of $100 to George Lloyd, state chairman, as OLD-TIME DANCE Avalon Ballroom Manly, Iowa THURSDAY, FEB. 20 Music By HOVEL BROTHERS' ORCH. Admission 25c COMING-Tuesday, Feb. 25 JACK HAMPTON AND HIS N. B.C. ARTISTS Ladies 25c Gents 40c FRIDAY IS THE BIG DAY! THIS SAME PROGRAM SHOWING AT BOTH THE CECIL and PALACE L A D Y FOR DAY TAKES to the ROAD Here's a new contender for the Cinema Hall of Fame..·.Story of a grand gal who thumbed her way to high adventure. PLUS -- COMEDY -- CARTOON -- NEWS SAT. end SUN ON 2 DAYS ^liiny of ^ our Fji-vurlte Kinlio Cnntcstnnts LENA STANDE.N WM. HAA'LDX BHODA BAKER WALTER GAUS PAH, ZBELL HTJEV KO.Mi It's all about the CCC Boys in Camp "IT'S A GREAT LIFE" with JOE MORRISON - "CHIC" SALE PAUL KELLY - ROSILAND KEITH DAVID HOLT - BABY LEKOY LAST TIMES THURS. (6 AT THE CECIL! 99

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