Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 20, 1936 · Page 14
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 14

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, February 20, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 20 BD 1936 SEVEN PROJECTS NOT APPROVED Lack of PWA Funds Cripples Sewage Plant Program in Iowa. DES MOINES, (UP)---Lack of public works administration funds has seriously crippled the state health department's sewage plant construction program, a study of PWA records disclosed. As a result of diminishing funds, seven of the largest and most important sewage plan projects have failed to win approval. They are located at Spencer, Manly, Waterloo, Fort Dodge. Marshailtown. Des Moines and Davenport. · Proposed Costs Listed. Proopsed cost of the projects: Spencer, $101,000; Manly. $76,000; Waterloo.' $1,091,000; Fort Dodge, .$491,000; Marshailtown, 5473.000; Des" Moines. .$771,000; Davenport, $792,000. Despite the' serious setback given lie sewage development projects in the largest'cities, government aid has helped bring to partial fruition a program which was deemed necessary a decade ago. A. H. Wieters, chief of the state health engineers, asserted the situation was one that menaced the health of a large section of the population. Half of the major cities in Iowa, he pointed out, are located on the Mississippi or Missouri rivers, streams large enough to absorb sewage without creating an unhealthy condition downstream. Creates Serious Evils. Smaller cities, however--located on streams which tend- to dry up in summer--inject enough sewage into the waters to create serious health evils. Consequsntly, when the PWA was created, dozens of sewage plant projects were presented for approval, and all but the seven mentioned were approved. PWA has helped build the following plants in Iowa: Built in North Iowa- Iowa City, $516,000; Ames (addition) $21,000; Toledo, $9,400; Newton (two plants) $52,000; Marion, 526,500; Wapello, $8,300; Laurens, 59,400; West Liberty (addition) $21,600; Iowa Falls. 52,000; Centerville, $29,000; Sac City, $06,000; Corning, $40,100; Forest City. $41.500; Ack- Icy, $17,200: Clarion. 532.000; Cedar Rapids, $683,000; Waverly, .$76,500; Parkersburg, $15.000, and Decorah, 556,000. In addition, projects have been approved under the new PWA pro- grain in the following cities: Britt, $115,000; Brooklyn, $16,400; Chariton, $30,000; Collins, $30,000 (includes sewers); Donnellson, 551,000; Eldora, $43,000; Esther-vine, 573,000; Fairfield 5112,800; Humboldt, $32,000; Keystone, $48,000; (includes sewers); Nashua, $38,000; Osceola, 590,000 (includes some sewers); Rockwell City, $60,000; Stacyville, $35,300; Storm Lake, $60,000; Vinton, $52,000; Washington, (addi- ,tion) $22,000- What Cheer, 520,000; Sigouraey, $33,000; Alden, $10,000; Tama, $95,000. Cannot Be Completed. Despite the spread of government financial aid, the program, according to Wieters, cannot be completed until plants are built at Marshalltown, Fort Dodge, Des Moines. Ottumwa and Waterloo. Plants at Marshailtown. Fort Dodge and Waterloo are among the seven held up at present. None of these cities/ Wieters said, treats its sewage, despite the fact that large meat packing plants are located in each. Ottumwa was the worst offender, Wieters added, because no steps have been taken to correct sewage from several major industrial plants and wastes created by a population of 30,000 persons. Fish Also Doomed. No indications have been made that Marshailtown, Des Moines, Waterloo or Fort Dodge will build sewage disposal plants with municipal funds should WPA aid not be forthcoming, it was said. "Ottumwa has not even attempted to seek federal money for a plant," Wieters said. "On the other hand, city officials are fighting tooth and nail against the project." The situation is most alarming, according to the health engineer, on the three principal inland Iowa rivers--the Des Moines, Cedar and Iowa. Not only is human health endangered, but fish by the hundreds of thousands are doomed, the health department warned. Wieters said foul sewage upset the normal bac- teriological balance of the water, utterly ruining fish life. Shortage of Fuel at Lake Mills Still Felt LAKE MILLS--There is still a definite shortage of coal in this lo. cality. The Saxoud Lumber company got in a car of coal late Tuesday and it was quickly sold out In half ton lots or less. The Farmers' elevator had coal stalled at Albert Lea. The Irving theater closed Monday night for the remainder of the week as also did the schools and churches. The liquor store has new hours of 1 p. m., to 7 p. m. Coal at Geneva School and Church Given Out GENEVA--One merchant had no flour at all and the other had very little Friday night. Trucks got through Sunday and Tuesday with flour and other groceries. The coal situation is getting quite serious. Maj. T. L. Thomas and Councilman A QUART Cash and Carry FRESH BROWN COUNTRY EGGS PRICES EFFECTIVE FRIDAY and SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21-22 Cash For Eggs $2 D S± d FREE Phone 1591 FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES Sweet Sunkist Oranges Fancy Arizona Lettuce 5 Dozen Size, each. Texas Seedless Grapefruit We 80's Mexican Red Ripe Tomatoes Pound 15c Golden Ripe 200 Size, Dozen.. 29c Fancy Snowball Cauliflower Chose and Sanborn's Coffee PouR d 25C TEN FREE TICKETS to the Cecil Theater will be given by us for the Major Bowes' Amateur Show Sunday, Feb 23. Just stop at our store and we will gladly tell you how you may secure one of these FBEB tickets. White Prince L. D. Clock are the coal committee and the fuel at the schoolhouse and Methodist church is being put out In 500 pound lots where it is needed worst. The school has about two ton and the church one. One car of coal is reported to have been in Peoria Feb. 14 but has not been located yet. If traffic is not tied up for a few days they hope to get in enough to' relieve the situation for a time. SEAL OF MINNESOTA AT INDEPENDENT GROCERS IK MASON CITY AHD SURROUNDING TERRITORY .SAVE COUPONS FOR F R E E A L U M I N U M -siunr The perfect TEA H E L L O MR- GROCER "I want to order some of that good Vitamin D Bread, Yes. I want it right away . . · Mother wants to start me on that 4-D Plan for Better Teeth." And don't forget, Mothers, teach her above atl, to properly care for her teeth, even, before you ask her to 'phone for Vitamin D Bread. A good sensible diet and proper care of teeth, plus eating Vitamin D Bread every day helps give children vigor, vitality, and safe growth. Regular, daily supplies of the Vitamin D in our Vitamin D Bread plays a good part in building strong bones and sound teeth. Noui is the best time to start Ask tor free recipe booklet explaining 4-D Plan. Lb. Bag Flour $159 Waldorf Toilet Tissue 6 Rolls. 2§ American Beauty Mac. or Spag, Lbs. in Cello Buddy Boy Pancake Lb. Bag : Northwestern Water Lb. Bag Sunbrite Cans. DIAMOND BROS. SPECIALS - FRIDAY and SATURDAY 100 % PURE LARD With 50e Meat Purchase 2 Pounds SIRLOIN STEAK Pound. . . 15c GROUND BEEF 3 pounds . 29c BEEF ROAST 12'ic Ib. MEATY NECK BONES, Ib. 6c Lorge Heads, .each Quaker Oats Edgemont Smacks Butter Wafers "VITAMIN D" . . . IS BETTER BREAD WELCOME, MAJOR BOWES' AMATEURS! Large « « 48-01. Pkg 1 / V THRAVES MARKET Phone 668 Libby's Kraut American Beauty Egg Noodles SPECIALS FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY LARD 100% Pure Frosted Marshmallow Cookies Libb /=;. Wh ° le Kernel Golden Bantam It's Different Because It Adds Zest -- Snider's Nosh's Toasted Coffee Lb. 2 Lbs. 3 Lbs 2Sc FREE SILVERWARE Packed with HASH'S Toasted COFFEE A Knife with 4 Mb. jars, per A Spoon attached j each Mb. jar/ 50% More Suds With Spinach Purity Brand Peanut Was Paper SLICED BACON ENDS (5-lb. box) 98c BACON SQUARES Pound . . . 15c LAMB SHOULDER Pound . . . He PORK LIVER 2 pounds. . 23c Fancy Sliced Bacon (Rined) Pound 28c MINCED HAM, per pound 17c SMOKED PIC-NIC HAMS, per pound SALT 17c Beet SUGAR 10 pounds... 10 Pound Bag .. Marshmailows "Pound Pkg. . . 15c Swansdown Cake Flour 25c Large Box .. MILLER'S BRAN FLAKES, 3 large boxes YEASTIES, large box lOc Banquet CORN 3cL 2 ...25c Choice TOMATOES 5 No. 2 Cans . 25c Mixed VEGETABLES 2 No. 2 Cans . 19c Tower Hill PEAS I No. 2 Cans . 25c PURE CHERRY PRESERVES, 2-pound jar ................. 25c GRAPE JAM, 2-pound jar ......... . . . . . FANCY CHOCOLATE COOKIES, per pound 25c 19c MATCHES ge Boxes 6 Large Baker's Fresh Sweetened COCOANUT 2 Cans. 19c Diamond's Best COFFEE (Vacuum Packed) Per Pound 25c PEACHES, No. 10 can CREAM CHEESE Pcr IQe Pound ...-·-· *^» None-Such MINCEMEAT Pkgs. 25c 39c APPLE SAUCE, No. 10 can 35c BLACKBERRIES, No. 10 can. · · 45c Seedless RAISINS Pounds Dried CURRANTS Per Pound 15c Dried APRICOTS Per Pound 15c REPUTATION FLOUR, 49-lb. bog .................... 5 1 - 45 DIAMOND'S BEST FLOUR, 49-lb. bog $*-65 PILLSBURY'S BEST FLOUR, 49-lb. bog ............ $ 2 10 Navy BEANS Pounds. CORN STARCH 4 Boxes "Nifco" RED SALMON Tall Cans 2 Hershey's COCOA 12c PEARL BARLEY, 4 pounds 25c FANCY RICE, 5 pounds 25c FINE SAGO, 3 pounds 25c Big 4 SOAP Bars. 23c SAL SODA 15c 2 lOc Boxes Magic WASHER Large Box 19c Protex Health SOAP 4 Bars HUBINGER SYRUP, Blue Label, 10-lb. pail 45c PURE COUNTRY SORGHUM, 5-Ib. pail 35c; 10-lb. pail 65c CORNMEAL Yellow or White Pound Bag 15c PEANUT BUTTER (Bulk) Pounds 25c SEMINOLE TOILET TISSUE 23C 1000-Sheet Rolls Condensed MILK Tall Cans 20c Evr-Redy DOG FOOD Large Can . BLOCK SALT (50-lb. blocks) 35e REPUTATION EGG MASH, 100-lb. bag $1.90 LEADING OYSTER SHELLS, 100-lb. bag 57c California Navel ORANGES Per dozen 29c Firm, Ripe BANANAS 4 pounds . . 27c Marsh Seedless GRAPEFRUIT 6 for . . . 25c JONATHAN APPLES, 8 pounds 25c; bushel $1.29 IDAHO WINESAPS, 7 pounds 25c; bushel $1.48 CRANBERRIES ft Pounds. Red ONIONS Pounds 25C 2 Head LETTUCE L a r g e . . . . Green Top CARROTS Per Bunch ... 5c

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