The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 19, 1933 · Page 5
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 5

Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 19, 1933
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DECEMBER 19 1933 MASON CITY FIVE IOWA FARMER IS BURNED TO DEATH Knocked Unconscious When Kerosene Poured Upon Fire Explodes. DES MOINES, Dec. 19. (/PI--Lester Melton, 36, was burned to death in a fire in his farmhouse five anci a half miles northeast of Waukee early today. Melton v/ds using kerosene to start a fire in the kitchen stove when an explosion ocoiired, apparently knocking him unconscious. Flames · spread rapidly throughout the kitchen and an adjoining room, preventing- his wife from coming to his assistance. Mrs. Melton, on the second floor, threw a mattress to the ground, and dropped her .three children on it. None was injured. Mrs. Melton also made her escape from the house uninjured. U. S. Workers Get Week-End Holidays WASHINGTON, Dec. 19. (jT)-- Government workers are going to have two complete week-ends for the approaching holidays. President Roosevelt is planning that the federal employes have the Saturdays off before Christmas and New Year's in return for the grind of work resulting from the national recovery campaign. / "SEES' ,, .- * A '3S.,i./~/i 1 Who But Mae West Would Suggest This Costume JeweSry OF THE GLAMOROUS GAY NINETIES For Christmas Sale o£ Sample Jewelry! AT 1 SOUTH FEDERAL Men's Cameo Kings "Men's Bucide" Set Khlncstone Jewelry ..... Gold Necklace .,.. $1.49 $1.35 ... 98c ... 98c Rock Crystals, 36 inch Compacts Cigarette Case Novelties .. .$3.95 ... 75c .... 98c to 98c WATCHES DIAMONDS Spiegel Mid-Continent District Superintendent Weppei Takes His Place as Local Manager, H. H. Spiegel, who for the past IS onths has been local manager at- lason City for the Mid-Continent etroleum corporation, has been romoted to district superintendent charge of the company's north- ast Iowa and Southern Minnesota erritory. Due to the number of new outlets nd expansion of the company, it as uecesaaiy to create a new dis- rlct. This has increased the com- any's payroll commensurate with he larger territory. The change is a istinct advancement for Mr. Spiog- 1 in recognition of his successful ales and promotion work, while epresenting the company here. Mr. piegel started with the Mid-Con- inent corporation two years ago and has been recognized three dia- inct times. Considerable increase in rolume of sales of Mid-Continent iroducts, especially the new lubri- ating motor fuel known as D-X has been the result of Mr. Spiegel's vork. Mr. Spiegel will continue to Hake bis residence in Mason City. ,Ir Spiegel started with the com- nany as district selesman. Mr. Spiegel's place as local manager will be taken by R. D. Kleppcr, who i.s promoted from the position of district salesman at Spencer, returning to Mason City, where he liv- from 1919 to 1923. During his former residence here Mr. Klepper was a .salesman for the S'isk Tire company. He left Mason City on a transfer to Waterloo, where he was branch manager. Mr. Klepper Joined the Mid-Con- iiuent organization a year ago at Spencer. He and his family, consisting of a wife and three children, will make their home at 1043 Third street southwest. PROMOTED II. II. SPIEGEL ELK ONCE ROAMED NORTH IOWA, SAYS MAN FINDING HORNS W. H. Hunger, Mason City, has found what lie considers positive evidence tiiat elk once roamed the prairies of North Iowa. He found a piece of what he is certain is the horn of an elk in a little creek five miles north of Ma- soii City while lie was trapping. "I thought 1 knew the whole history of Iowa, but I have found out different," he said. Cafe 1'roprlefcor 111. D U M O N T ,' Dec. 19. -- James Bro'wn, proprietor of the Home cafe, submitted to an emergency operation for appendicitis at the Waverly hospital. 3 Doses ®£ Foley's Loosens Cough Project for Hiring Clerks in Schools Approved by Miss Tyler. Five women will be hired to assist Mason City school teachers in routine clerical matters under the | civil works project for Cerro Gordo county approved Tuesday in Des Moines by Civil Works Service Director Ina Tyler, According to an announcement by Superintendent of Schools K. B. Irons Tuesday. A $630 illolmeiit was approved to finance the hiring o£ the women. Thirty-five other projects were ipproved Tuesday and will employ 159 women in 18 counties. Superintendent Irons said that :wo of !.he women would be employed in the high school, one will work in the office of the secretary of the board of education and the other two will be used wherever they are needed to help teachcr. c who arc overburdened with clerical work. No touching 1 will be done by the new employes, lie said. Sf'lcr.t Workers. A delegation from Ihe schoo board was busy selecting satisfactory workers from the applicants a the local o f f i c e of the civil works administration in the courthouse Tuesday afternoon. Tho largest of the projects ap proved was for employment of 2J women as clerks for Council Bluff school principals and for cleaning service at a cost of ?2,S»S. The state of Iowa was allutte ihree women for stenographic work, sewing and cleaning in the Iowa school for the deaf at Council Bluffs it a cost of $288. Other projects approved included: \VK1G51T COUNT!'. CLARION--Three clerks to assist in courthouse and one cleaner, S43X. Four women. BBL.MOND--Cleaning; service and clerical assistance in public school, JIGS. Two women. BELMOND--Indexing and 'filing n city library, $193. Two women. EAGLE GROVE--Women for sewing clothing for relief and cleaning city hall, $2fi(S. Three women. EAGL1D GROVE--Assistance in school cafeteria, cleaning 1 , sowing, clerks in high and grade schools inil two stenographers in public schools, $1.113. Eleven women. CLARION--Home demonstration instruction on food preparation mid cost, hygiene and homo management in Eagle Grove, Belmond and Clarion, 5205. One woman. 15UEMEK COUNTY'. WAVERLY--Cleaning- in public library, $444. Two women. V/AVB5IUA'--Making records and stenographic work for city clerk, 5112. One woman. WAVERLY--Sewing room service, fixing okl and making new garments for relief, ?720. Ten women. lilrth cttrtll'Iuutos liuvc been filed in the office of the clerk of the district court for Harold Eugene son of Mr. and Mrs. William Albert Cory, 339 Twenty-ninth street south wes't, born Nov. 26; Roy Nicholas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Georgoff, 729 Van Burtm avenue southwest, born Dec. 1, and Frank, Don of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gonzales, 827 President avenue southwest, born Nov. 8, JUNIOR CHAMBER PLANS BENEFIT Proceeds From Dance Friday Night to Help Pay for Decorations. Initialing the holiday season with a blaze of gaiety, the Mason City Junior Chamber of Commerce's gala carnival dance will be held Friday evening at the locn" armory. A variety of favors will add to the carnival spirit of the affair, while Clarence Craven and his orchestra will furnish the music. A3 well as being the first Urge dance of the Christmas season, the carnival dance will be one of the highlights of the Junior Chamber's Christmas decoration and celebration program, and the proceeds will be used to help defray the expenses involved in the Christmas lighting and decoration which lias been accomplished by the organization. Clarence Craven and his orchestra, have been heard in Mason City and and winter and have the reputation vicinity several times during this fall of being one of the finest dance bands available ip this part of the country. The band is booked out of Des Moines. The music alone should attract a large crowd. On Wesley CWA Projects. WESLEY, Dec. ID.--Sixteen men are working locally under the CWA, The men are busy graveling streets in town and cleaning and burning brush in the county ditches west ot' town, at the present time. n. D. HONFV TAR S*«llieiThr*i| -- Loiitn* Ifie Tirklfl Phteim Foroldoryounz--diirincdny or nlchl--you can safely rely on Foltu'* Honey and Tartar quickest riMidtj. Coiigha dua to rolds maygetaericiia fast, don't delay. Get yenuina FOLBY'Stoday-rehupflub- fltitutfj. Bold every where. Mrs. McComb Funeral Planned on Wednesday Funeral services for Mrs, Katherine Gerber McComb, 715, who died Monday morning, will be held at 9:30 o'clock Wednesday morning at the Randall funeral home. The Order of Eastern Stars will conduct rites and the Rev. W. L. Dibble, pastor of tho Congregational church, will officiate. The body will bo taken to Webster City where funeral services will bo held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Foster funeral home. Burial will bu in Webster City. Mrs, McComb, who died nt tho home of her daughter, Mrs. rrcd Crawford, 0.18 Third street ioiitheast, formerly resided in Webster City. The Pick of Santa's Pack! I W RAD Rich, gleaming butt walnut surfaces, gracefully fluted lines . . . this remarkable little radio is a. masterpiece of cabinet makers art! You might compare it to the rich individuality of Zenith tone--both are distinctly different! Full 6 tube superheterodyne . . . an exceptional value! At the Hospitals Frances White, Clear L:iltc, was \dmitted to the Park hospital Mon lay for a minor operation. Mrs. J. J. Newman, 410li Fifth street southwest, was dismissed Trom the Story hospital Monday following a major operation. Al DeBiihr, S Adams Avenue southwest, was admitted to tho Park lospital Monday for treatment. Mrs. Lee Johnson, Garner, was iilmitlcd to the Mcrr.y hospital Monday for a major operation. Billy Ecck, 2-1 Eleventh street northeast, was admitted to the Park hospital Monday for examination. Mrs. Peter Frantz, -122 Potk avenue southwest, was admitted to the Mercy hospital Monday for a major operation. Mrs. Kugone Chapman, Clear Lake, was admitted to the Park hospital Monday for treatment. Mrs. John Brunrt. 1120 Pennsylvania avenue northeast, was admit tod to the Mercy hospital Monday for n. major operation. Mrs. Glen Miller, 211 Ninth street northwest, wns dismissed from the Park hospital Monday following treatment. James Coonoy, Rockwell, was dis- miascd from the Mercy hospital Monday following treatment. Verner Hognrd, Buffalo Center, was dismissed from the Park hospital Monday following n. minor operation. 32 .95 Easy Terms CURRIE-VAN NESS CO, Willert Funeral Rites Held at Eagle Grove EAGLE GROVE, Ucc. 39. --Funeral services for Merman C. Willcrt, 7;i, pioneer farmer l i v i n g south ot town, who died Saturday, were; hold at tlie Jj, 1^. NVilson funeral home Monday afternoon and burial was made in Rose Hill cemetery, Kaglo Grove. The officiating minister was Elder Henry Casting of Do.s MoineK, of the Church of Latter Day Saints, assisted by Dr. J. C. Slocum of Webster City. Surviving Mr. Willert am the wifo, throe daughters, Mrs. C. McBride and A n n a and 12nim:i Wil- lcrt, and one son, Warren, all in Eagle Grove. Truck Turns Ov«r, LAKE MILLS, Doc. 10.--Milford Johnson, narrowly escaped serious injury when his loaded grave] truck slipped on tho ic.y road ;ind lurneu over. The; t r u c k l:c!o;ii;in; to bis f a t h e r , W. B. Johnson, W . L H q u i t e nadly d;im;ig.l. Evenins! Until 9 P. M. FURNITURE CSFTS FOR EVERY HOME T ff"V B-"« /**"^ yler-Sxyan Furniture \--o 29 Second Street S. W. We Are Open TONIGHT And every evening this week --ready to serve you from our immense stock . . . would you like a few ideas as to what to give/ Tclcchron Electric Clock $4.511 Kjfff Coulter Sets .1.'.)." 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