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16 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FEBRUARY 12 1931 l w HELEN HENDRICKS News Editor Residence Phone 310W OFFICE PHONE No. 239 LEE DEWIGGINS Circulation and Advertising Residence I'hone 67 GLOBETROTTERS PLAY AT LAKE Vagabonds and Negro Team to Clash; Marble Rock to Meet Barbers. CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 12.--The Harlem .Globe Trotters, co-claimants of the world's cage title, will again feature the week's sports at Clear Lake when they play the local Vagabonds at the Community building Saturday night. Their clever ball handling find comical antics is a show in itself, according to 'those who witnessed their performance at the last tilt in Clear Lake. ' , "Big" Jackson, who stands six feet seyen inches, and the diminutive Pullins make the offense of the quintet. Jackson has the' rare ability of holding the ball suspended in air in the palm of his hand. Pullins is one of the greatest dribblers in independent basketball. · Capt "Toots" Wright, all-American guard, and ' "Spring" Oliver make up the defense. Long is the lazy man of the team making baskets whenever the urge is sufficient. · A preliminary is to be staged between' the Marble Rock independents and the Royal Barbers. The Roya] Barbers have been undefeated while their opponents managed to claim a victory over the Vagabonds iri a -former tilt this season. The games are called for 7:30 o'clock. Carrolls Hosts to D. B. L DinnerFete CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 12.^-Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Carroll were hosts to members of the D. B. L. club Wed nesday night at a dinner party al . the Clear Lake Country club. Mr and Mrs. B. J. Clausen were the guests. Mr.'and Mrs. M. P. Hughes rceived the high score prize for bridge. Group Lelebrates Birthday of Dorothy DeBruyn at Dinnei CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 12.--Mis, Dorothy DeBruyn was honored at a birthday party held at the home o her parents, Mr. arid Mrs. F. C. De Bruyn, North Third street, Wednes day evening. She celebrated her flf teanth birthday. Dinner was served at 6:30 o'clocl after which the evening was spen in playing 500.. Delores Anderson received the prize for high sfipn while Marianna Frost received tin consolation. The girls presents' Dorothy DeBruyn a birthday gift Decorations wer -carried out in val entlno mode. Guests included Dorothy Clack Mary Helen Brose, Irene Gardner Eleanor Runcie, Lynette Comstock Delores Anderson, Kathryn Joilyn Dorothy Drew, " Charlotte Ames May Davis, Neva McQowan^ Janyc Lombert, Helen Nelson and Mari anna Frost. Second Play Performance ' Fails to Meet Expenses CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 12.--Receipts for the junior high operetta "Twilight Alley," which was repeated Wednesday night at the high school building, totaled about $24. This sum was a litle short of meeting the expenses of the production. CLEAR LAKE BRIEFS Beautiful line of Spring Hate at $2.95 to $8.50. Peter Pan Shop. C. A. Hutchinson, Minneapolis, is making a short visit at the home o£ Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Matthews. Mr. Hutchinson was a former resident in Clear Lake. . Any car alemited for $1. DeBruyn Super Service. Mrs. Sherman Eckard and small daughter, Eunice, planned to leave Thursday for Milford where they will visit at the home of Mrs. Eckard's parents. Just received--very attractive ; patterns in 22c fast colored prints Olu£ T. Hansen Co. Mr, and Mrs. Homer Grimm, Sac City, are visiting, at the home of Mr. Grimm's parents, Mr. and Mrs Eugene Grimm, North Fifth street Mrs. Reliance Getty returned to her home at Heckla, S. Dak., after attending the funeral of her mother Mrs. Hannah Garlock, and visiting at the home of her sister, Mrs Peter Unutaon. / Oscar Kelsey and · daughter, Al .berta of Chicago, arrived Wednes day to make a stay at the home o: Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Qolien. Mr. and' Mrs. R. T. Wright anfl son, Robert, have returned from i .stay a£ Knoxville at the home o; Mrs. Wright's' parents.' Miss Alice Koeneman spent sev eral days this week at Rake at the home of»Mrs. Jennie Koeneman, Mrs. Clarence Pirineke and cWld ren spent several days this week a the home of Mr. Pinneke's brother at Sheffield. CLEAR LAKE CALENDAR Friday--Girl Reserves' benefit mu sical in the high school auditorium at 4 o'clock. Clear Lake vs. Osage high schoo basketball- team at the Commun ity building. Star club members have Valentine party at the home of Mrs Charles Woodward. Community Farm Bureau meet" at the.Grant No. 7 schoolhouse. Saturday--Senior class party at the high school. Clear Lake Vagabonds clash with Harlem Globe Trotters at Com munity building. PARK THEATER Clear Lake NOW--THURS. -- FRI. "MOROCCO" Sensational Drama MARLEJflE DIETRICH GARY COOPER J j COUGHS ..7/if Reliable Family ttncf.Att COUCH SYRUP COMPOUND OVER 100 MUUOH BOTTLES USED HONEY STUDENTS ENTER DRAMA T WET Cast of "Not Quite Such a Goose" Presents Play at Belmond. CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 12.--A group of high school drama players weni to Belmond Wednesday evening to present the one act play, "Not Quite Such a Goose." Belmond anc Klemme also gave plays at this triangular meet, the purpose of which is to instill interest in one act plays in schools. Six students besides the director, Miss Myrtle Oulman, made the" trip. Characters in the cast are Miriam Brag-er as Mrs. Bell, Halvor Cornstock as Albert Bell, Marguerite Halvorson as Sylvia Bell, Feme Brooks as Hazel Henderson and Thorkel Sondrol as Phillip Flick. The same plays will be given- at Klemme Thursday, Feb. 26. At a ater date the plays will be given at ~:iear Lake. Teachers Co-Hostesses at Valentine Party CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 12.--The Misses Grace Anderson and Dorothea Woodrow -were co-hostesses at a Valentine party Tuesday night at their apartment on South Second street. All of the women teacher;! of the school were guests. Other guests were the Misses Phoebe Rogers, Fern and Genevieve Hansen. Court whist was the evening's diversion, high score going to Miss Kathryn Kerwin and the consolation to Thyra Hans en. JEFFERSON AND BARBERS TIED Farmer Co-Ops and Findsohs Take Victories in League Games. CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 12--The Jefferson smokers edged their way on to the top shelf of the moonlight league Wednesday by scoring the first defeat on the Royal barbers. The Jeffersqnians made their onlj two scores in the last inning of the game. The barbers had three men on bases at three different times during the game hut only scored once With this victory the smokers tie for first place in the league w.ith the barbers. The Farmer Co-Ops added an other victory to their record lasl night by defeating the Wolford team 1 to 0. Findson's 4-H boys defeated the Perkins dairymen by a greater margin 6 to 1. Sunset league schedule for Monday night's games are: Btyson va Kennedy; Kenyon vs. Pitsor, and Tarr vs. Ritz. Sunset league bal will be played Tuesday night at the Community building. The schedule is: Royal Barbers vs. Co-Ops.; Jefferson vs. Perkins and Findson 4-H vs. Wolford. Torgeson Explains Why He Opposes State Issue Plan Unconstitutional-: and J " No Good Even if It Was Farm Bureau Plays to Have Second Run CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 12--A group of Farm Bureau playa presented in the recent contest will'be repeated in the Community building for the benefit of the Community building association. At present only the players of one drama, "The Valiant," who won the county contest, have offered their services. The date for the showing of the plays has been set at 'Friday, Feb. 27. Hold Willafd Program. CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 12.--Mem- sers of the Cerro Gordo Rural W. C. T. U. will hold an all day meet- ng at the home of Mrs. Charier; Wolford Tuesday. The regular cover dish luncheon will be held at noon. Irs. James White will present the ^ranees Willard program in the aft- rnoon. State Accountant Is Lions Club Speaker CLEAR LAKE, Feb. 12.--G. C. Sloan, state accountant who is checking up:the books of the city clerk, spoke briefly before members of the Lions club Wednesday noon. He came as a guest, of R. R. Rogers, city clerk. Other guests, newcomers in Clear Lake were: Don Elphic, shoe salesman in the Family store, and E. Kelroy, new manager of the Ritz Smoke shop. BOOK ON LINCOLN IS CALLED LIBEL Authority Calls Attention to Unkindness of Man's Biographers. NEW YORK, Feb. 12. ff--The trials and tribulations which beset Abraham Lincoln in life have their counterpart in the treatment he has received after death at the hands of his biographers. Presented in the school histories as a kindly gentleman, bowed in grief at the terrible sacrifices he was forced to call upon his countrymen to make, he has been called in biographies a picayune politician and worse. Emanuel Hertz. New York authority on Lincoln, celebrated the great emancipator's one hundred and twenty-second birthday today by calling attention to the "strange fatality that seems to be pursuing him so far as biographies are concerned." Mr. Hertz owns more than 3,500 books and documents on th,e life of Lincoln--about 1,500 more than there are in the New York public library--and he has read every one of them, including the latest, Edgar Lee Masters' iconoclastic work. This Is the Lincoln specialist's opinion of the recently published work by Masters: "It cannot be explained or excused from any standpoint and might best be judged from his indictment of John Brown as a horse thief and murderer. One cannot read It without thinking of his Spoon River anthology. The dead do not talk back. His is the hugest libel that has yet been uttered against Lincoln." Dr. Lowenstein Dies Instantly in Tumble From Roof of Garage CHICAGO, Feb. 12. (JP--Dr. Arthur Lowenstein, 49, member of the American Chemical society and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, died instantly today after a fall from the roof of the 11 floor north loop Motoramp garage of which ho was president. He formerly was vice president of ilson and company, and was connected with other firms. SENATOR SMOOT LAUDS LINCOLN Vice President Says Memory Will Outlast by Far His Critics. WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (ff)--The memory of Abraham Lincoln was described today as triumphant over critics, cynics and romantic falsifiers in addresses by Senator Smool of Utah and Vice President Curtis. The vice president speaking at a luncheon celebrating Lincoln's birth and the anniversary'of the founding of Lincoln memorial university at Harrogate, Tenn., denounced biographers who would ."ruin the memories of their victims. These men may get on the front pages for a day," he said, "but they will not last long and their efforts will not succeed." Senator Smoot said in the senate that "critics and cynics have beaten in vain against the shrine Abraham Lincoln occupies in every American heart." Thompson Musicians Practice for Contest THOMPSON, Feb. 12.--A group of young persons from here are taking part In .the M. E. church choir and practicing for the musical and vocal contest to be held at Forest City March 5. This district .wide contest is composed of 65 churches in the northwest lown conference The Rev. Belden Weikel is the reg istrar and chairman for the Forest City group. On March 10 tho district will be represented at Algona. "Good Bread" Cheaper Than Before War, Is Claim Made by Baker WASHINGTON, Feb. 12. (JM--M. Lee Marshall of the Continental Baking corporation testified in the senate food price investigation "today that "good bread" Is cheaper now than before the war. During the last part of 1930, he said, the Continental company reduced its prices in 37 bakeries, or increased the weight of loaves in 63, or did both, out of a total of 83 bakeries. He said there was little Justification for charging mqre for whole wheat bread than for white bread. . Legal, He Argues. By S. B. TORGESON Worth County Representative. In' explanation of my vote of 'no" on the proposed constitutional amendment which will authorize the issuance of $100,000,000 of state primary road bonds, i submit the following: 1. It Is a gross violation of the constitution of the State of Iowa, and will, not be sustained by the supreme court of Iowa. It would have been economy for the legislature to have defeated it and saved the expense of approximately $300,000 which will be the cost of submitting it to a vote of the people. 2. It will not hasten the completion of the present plan of paving 5,000 miles of primary roads as the county bond plan is fully as effective and, in addition, the county bonds may be retired in a period of 15 years as againat 20 years under the state plan. Doesn't Limit Indebtedness. 3. It will not limit the indebtedness for primary road building more definitely than can be done by a simple amendment of our present law. Why, therefore, clutter our constitution of Iowa with undesirable and lengthy temporary material? 4.1t is not practical under present conditions to shift the burden from the counties to the state for road building- as it will only result in more bonds with a possibility of twice the present indebtedness for the people to pay. . , 5. It will result in an extravagant and uneconomical program of road building:. Suspends Constitution. 1. It is a gross violation of the constitution of Iowa as it tempor- ily suspends the constitution. Our constitution Is the fundamental and basic law of the state and is intended for all time, not for temporary propositions or emergency measures. The first clause of the proposed constitutional amendment reads, "Notwithstanding article 7 of the constitution or any other provisions of the constitution, etc." This is not a repeal of any part of the constitution Jut a temporary suspension of t. The attorney general of Iowa In his opinion to the state legislature stated that it is unconstitutional. If t be unconstitutional it will only create another expense of about iSOO.OOO to-the state in submitting the proposal to the voters in a spe- :lal election, and no benefits will accrue to the people of the state. Our official authority on constitutional law in Iowa, the attorney general; stakes his reputation and record as a constitutional lawyer upon this opinion. He will likely be sustained by the supreme court. The constitutionality of the road bond act of 1928 wag attacked by the attorney general. You will recall that it was by the supreme court declared unconstitutional. The state tuberculosis act was in 1930 defended by the attorney general and was by the supreme court declared constitutional. The attorney general, John Fletcher, has a record as a constitutional lawyer which makes him the outstanding authority on constitutional law in our state. This proposal will be submitted to the people with a cloud on its title. Why the expense? Doesn't Hasten Program. / 2. It will not hasten the completion of our program of road building. Hon. Fred R. White, chief engineer of the state highway commission, concedes this to be a fact. With county bonds, current primary road funds, and federal aid, the present road program of 5,000 miles of pavement will be brot to a finish as quickly as with a state bone issue. In addition, our bonds will be retired in 15 years and less by county bonds whereas some of the state bonds will be outstanding for a period of 20 years. My idea is that we should liquidate our road bond indebtedness as quickly as possible and while our primary road fund Is able to do so. The annual receipts of this primary road fund at present are sufficient to handle the present county Indebtedness with ease. Furthermore, our present state law guarantees to pay our county primary road bonds out of the state primary fund which is created by gasoline tax and motor vehicle license dues. The laws says: "The state highway corrfmission shall each year set aside from the primary road fund an amount equal to the interest and principal of such bonds maturing in such year." Could Bo Dono Otherwise. 3. It is not necessary to adopt the constitutional amendment to limit the primary road indebtedness to $100,000,000. That can be done by reducing tho present limitation on primary road bonds from 4'Xs per cent of the actual value of the taxable property of the counties to 3 per cent. I have introduced a bill in the legislature to fix the limit at 3 per cent. It la argued that the opponents of the constitutional amendment do not favor a limitation of indebtedness. That is not true. The present law would allow an issuance of about $163,000,000 of primary road bonds whereas my bill. If enacted into law, will limit tho issuance of bonds to about $108,000,000. It is not necessary, therefore, to clutter up our sacred constitution with undesirable temporary material to accomplish a limitation on bonds for primary road building. North Wouldn't Profit. 4. If we adopt the road bond amendment the county bonds will be taken over by the issuance of state bonds wherever the county bonds are callable. Tho burden will be shifted from county to state. However, Worth county's pro rata share of the state bond issue will be equally as great as the present county indebtedness for primary roads. We do not get out of debt by borrowing from Peter to pay Paul. Tho automobile drivers will pay the bonds whether they be stata or county bonds. If county bonds be retired, the gates will be open for bonds for secondary road building. Our mania for road building will get the best of us again and we shall likely have §100,000,000 of secondary road bonds in addition to 5100,000,000 of primary road bonds. More bonds means more interest. It is a matter of good business.to stop this orgy of bonding by hindering the authorization or Issuance of additional bonds for. road building. Let us be- gin'to liquidate our present bonds and return to the pay-as-you-go plan. v ' Would Open New Vistas. 5. If the powers which have been in control of road building lii the past be encouraged by the adoption of the $100,000,000 road bond amendment they will dare to propose to us that we must not stop paving when 5,000 miles have been completed, but that 8,215 miles is a reasonable program aa it will connect all towns of a population of 150 or more. This is extravagance. It is even suggested that we may have a primary system in 10 years which would have a large mileage of perhaps 12,000 to 14,000 miles. I ask in all fairness is it necessary to use our state funds so lavishly ? Are there not other ways in which we can use our«gasoline tax, motor vehicle license fees, etc., than to spend it at the rate of $25,000 a mile and pave considerable mileage that · might not have traffic heavy enough to justify paving from an economic standpoint? In this age when there is such a demand upon the legislative bodies of Iowa to reduce the taxes on property in every possible manner and to equalize the burden which rests upon real estate, I will not be a. partner in the misuse of the funds that are the most easily raised and ' thereby continue the present burden of taxation on the people who own or desire to own taxable property. MAJOR GANNON FACES SENTENCE Son of Methodist Bishop I Convicted on Labor Law Violation. PASADENA, .Cal., Feb. 12. (IP)-Major Richard M. Cannon, son of Bishop James Cannon, Jr., of the Methodist Episcopal church, South faced sentence today on charge of violating the state labor laws. He was convicted here yesterday. Juries in two previous cases disagreed, Nine other similar cases are pending against the bishop's son. Cannon was found guilty in justice court on a charge of failing to pay Mrs. Phyllis Case $33 due her aa a salary for teaching in an E: Monte., Cal., military school with which he had been associated. He faced a possible sentence of six months in the county jail a ?500 fine, or both. Heart Disease Fatal to Thomas Dormedy, Mason City Resident Thomas Dormedy, 1301 President avenue northwest, died at his home Thursday afternoon from an attack of heart disease. He had been ill for about two years. He was not married. Funeral arrangements have not been announced. The body is now at the Randall funeral home. Rock Islund Engineer Retires. . ESTHERVILLE, Feb. 12. (Jl'i-- Frank L. Godfrey, 70, Rock Island railroad engineer, has retired after 50 years of service. College Placed 1,156 Teachers. AMES, Feb. 12.--A total of 1,156 teaching jobs · havo been procured for students in the past five years by the committee on appointments at Iowa State college, according to in announcement by President R. M. Hughes. This number' includes graduates, undergraduates and former graduates of the college. Painful Corns Go In 3 Seconds or Money Back Harmless Iodine Mixture Wqrlcs Great Painful corns go in 3 seconds-perfect foot comfort at once. This is the money-back guarantee on which IOD-ISE, "The iodine corn remover" is sold. Simple to use. Just wet your corn with IOD-ISE; pain and soreness stop at once. Corns or cal- louses dry up and soon you take them right out, root and all. No cutting necessary. It doesn't hurt a bit, any one can do it. Follow simple directions. IOD-ISE3 is harmless-can't make the foot sore. It is safe, antiseptic. Sold on money-back guarantee. Get a 35-cent bottle today at Casey Drug Co., or any other good drug store and in 3 seconds you will forget painful corns. Sold by Casey Drug Co., 335 So. Federal. Man Released From Jail on $100 Bond; Hearing to Be Later Clarence L. Linear, Negro, Mason City, was released from the city jail Thursday when he furnished bond of $100 on a charge of violating city ordinance 230. He was* scheduled to have ; a hearing later'in police court Linear was arrested by police Wednesday night on Washington avenue northwest. According to officers, they have evidence-that he was selling intoxicating liquor. A WAY TO CHECK ATTACKS OF FITS Reports are received of an amazing treatment that epileptics state has proved successful in checking their attacks. R. Lepao, Apt. 63, 123 E. Wright, Milwaukee, Wise., has been supplying sufferers with this treatment. He now wishes to reach all those who have not been helped and to do so is making the startling offer of a generous treatment free to all sufferers. Anyone afflicted should write for this free treatment at once, giving age/--Adv. Stubborn Coughs Ended by Recipe, Mixed at Home Here is the famous old recipe -which in ill Ion B o£ housewives have lound to be the most dependable means of breaking up a stubborn, lingering cough. It takes but a moment to prepare and costs little, hut it gives real relief even Sat those dreaded coughs that'(allow sevpre cold epidemics. From any druggist, get 2% ounces of Pincx, pour it into a pint bottle and fill the bottle with plain granulated sugar syrup or strained honey.,Thus you make a full pint of better remedy than you could buy ready-made for three times the cost. It never spoils and tastea so good that even children like it. Not only does thla simple mixture) soothe and heal the inflamed throat membranes with surprising case, but also it is absorbed into tho blood, and J nets directlp upon tho bronchial tubes, (· thus aiding the whole system in throw- "* ing off the cough. It loosens the germ- laden phlegm and eases chest Boretiesa in a way_that is really astonishing, Pinex is a highly concentrated compo^und of genuine Norway Pine, containing the active agent of creosote, in a refined, palatable form. Nothing known In medicine IB more helpful In cases of distressing coughs, cheat colds, ana bronchial troubles. Do not accept a substitute for Pinex. It Is guaranteed to give prompt relief or money refunded. SALE ON ENNA JETTICK CARDINAL SWEET SALLY Just ino pair of tho famous Enna Jettlck, Sweet Sally and Cardinal Shoes. Regular values from S5 to $7--on sale here, whlltt thn lot lasts at only $2.!)5 and SS.95. Triple A to Extra Wide. Now is your chance to buy thcso high grade values at such low prices . asad $3.95 NEW SPRING SHOES New spring styles, just arrived. Beautiful numbers. Just the styles you will fancy, at only $3.95. 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