The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 19, 1933 · Page 16
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 16

Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 19, 1933
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SIXTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE DECEMBER 19 1933 CHICAGO SAYS BUSINESS GOOD Western and Southwestern Railroads Cut Rates for Passengers Again. CHICAGO^ Dec. is. aet-- Boom; Holiday business is reported the test In years in Chicago. Department stores reported business running ahead of any year since 1929, and a representative of one of the largest stores said "it may even exceed 1929." CHICAGO -- Down g'o passenger rates again. An announcement made public today is that a further reduction of 10 per cent on round trip coach fares will become effective Jan. 2 on all western and southwestern railroads. A reduction from the basic rate of 3.6 a mile Dec. 1 was said to have been followed by a satisfactory increase in travel. The new rate will bring the price down to 1.8 a mile each way. in Atlanta for the second week o December were 46.7 per cent abov those of the same period a year ago leading' to expressions of opinio that the southeast has enjoyed per haps the best business of any sec tion of the country since the ban holiday. SAN FRANCISCO--Work will start "within two weeks" on the 58,500,000 Union passenger terminal at Los : Angeles, the state railroad commission has been informed. Differences between three continental railroads--the Union Pacific, Southern Pacific and Santa Fe were settled here-yesterday. These are the roads which will build the terminal. SAN FRANCISCO--Profits of the Caterpillar Tractor company in November were double those of October, the company reports. The profit fig-ures as announced were: October, $83,270; November, S177,- 833. ATLANTA--Bankers saw today a distinct upward movement of business in this section. Bank clearings CAMDBN--The keels of fou naval destroyers, to be constructe from the 538,000,000 allocated un der the president's shipbuilding pro gram to the New York Shipbuildinf company, were ' laid ' yesterday An estimated 1,200 men will be as sured employment for two and i half years in construction of th craft. MURDERED MAN FOUND IN DITCH Body Pierced by 14 Bullet From Machine Gun Left Near St. Paul. ST. PAUL, Dec. 19. (J)--HL body pierced by machine gun bul lets, an unidentified man was slain late last night and left beside a highway several miles south of SI Paul. John J. Davis of St. Paul, a motorist, discovered the body in a ditch as he was on his way to notl fy authorities his cottage had been broken into. Examination disclosed 14 bulle holes in the body. Witham Rites to Be Held Wednesday in Lake Mills LAKE MILLS, Dec. 19.--Funera services for Irving Witham will be held on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Methodist church the Rev. W. J. Witter officiating tfr. Witham died Friday night fol- owing a long siege of sickness. $115.00 A good she diamond of high quality in a new engagement and wedding ring set with fine diamonds. DIAMONDS T h e s e d i a - m o n d s a r e mounted in the new style nat- u r a l g o l d mountings, the very latest designs. V a l u e guara n t e e d, with 100% exchange value at any time. LIVERGOOD BROS. . Store Open Evenings Until Christmas IN CWA DISPUTE A dispute over his eligibility to bo employed under the civil works administration payroll arose when Mayor Doo°e K«x (above) of Kankakee, III., and five of his aldermen took jobs uith CWA workers. (Associated Press Photo). NAME TRANSIENT AID HEAD IN IOWA Edwin C. Palmer of Moline 111., New Director of Work in State. DES MOINES, Dec. 19. (/P)--Edwin C. Palmer of Moline, 111., today was the Iowa state director of transient relief directors from 11 midwestern states. Palmer is a graduate of Morningside college of Sioux City. He has had a wide experience in social work. The conference also announced approval .of Iowa's temporary plan for the care of transients and that a 530,000 grant has been made by he federal government to start the vork In Iowa. Two Killed as Car Skids in Icy Road EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Dec. 19. UP! --Bruce E. Griggs,. Chicago, was ulled instantly near Granton, Wis., :his morning and Elliott Quimby, Chicago, seriously hurt when their car skidded on the icy pavement and truck a telephone pole. CWA Workers to Clean Schoolhouse in Lawler LAWLBR, Dec. 19.--Working under the CWA, four women and two men will clean the achoolhouse dur- ng the Christmas vacation. This addition will bring the total number of CWA workers up to 27. Pre-Holiday Offering of men's fine clothing You'll want 'to look your best for the holiday season--and here's your economical opportunity to do so. While a limited number of fine suits and overcoats last. Men's Overcoats Values up to $20 and ALL WOOL MEN'S SUITS $19.50 Values ALL WOOL MEN'S SUITS $25 Values Harry Zebker 121 SOUTH FEDERAL Tzmt. 'M i WOULD EXTEND POWERS OF RFC Administration to Call on Congress for More Loan Funds. WASHINGTON, Dec. 19. (JP-An extension of the lending powers of the Reconstruction corporation for at least another year--and a bolstering of its depleted coffers with more millions--will be askec of this session of congress by the administration, Jesse Jones, chairman of the corporation, held the view today that as much as an additional billion dollars in lending power shoule be given his gigantic corporation. The lending authority of the RFC expires next month. The corporation is now engaged in carrying: on the gold purchases in the administration's new monetary policy and for this reason alone it was considered virtually certain that President Roosevelt will ask its continuation. "Oldest Mother in Iowa," Nearly 105, Dies at Ottumwa OTTUMWA, Dec. 19. (IPl--Mrs. Mahala Coombs, whom the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs honored in 1932 as the "oldest mother in Iowa" died at her home here Monday. Mrs. Coombs would have been 105 years old next Sunday. She was born in Union county, Indiana, and spent the early married years of her life there with her husband, W. A. Coombs. They came to Iowa in 1854. The trip was made as far as Rock Island, III., by train. From there they took passage on a Mississippi river steamer to Burlington, Iowa, and then to Ottumwa by stage coach. YOUTH IN JAIL AT VERMILLION GIVES UP NOBILITY CLAIM VERMILLION, S. Dak., Dec. 19, IP)--Yukichi Yoshida, self styled 'crown prince of the kingdom of Che ar east," Monday withdrew claims o Japanese nobility as he sat in jail awaiting arraignment Wednesday « a charge of assault with a dead- y weapon. Still protesting because the Japanese consul had sent him no word or offer of assistance the 22 year ild Oriental made preparations for ils trial. The youth who shot a fel- ow student through the hand in a University of South Dakota classroom brawl Friday said he had def- nitely decided to plead insanity as a defense. "I put the gun in my pocket Friday morning because my head elt funny and I knew something vas going to happen and I wanted o he ready," he said. "I bought the gun in New York recently. I sharpened my sword the day before the shooting because it was rusty." The Mongolian said he had lived n Japan since he was seven years )ld but that his "kingdom" was in truth now a part of soviet Russia. Mrs. Clocksin, 32, Is Buried at Iowa Falls IOWA FALLS, Dec. '19.--The body of Mrs. Bessie A. Clocksin, 32, Jewell, was brought here for interment yesterday. The funeral was held at the home of her uncle, N. A. Grant, the services being in charge of Mrs. Ella Sours of the local Christian church. Mrs. Clocksin was the daughter of Mrs. Nellie Havens and was reared to womanhood in this vicinity. Her death occurred at the Methodist hospital in Des Moines. Her mother and two sisters survive her. Her father died several years ago. Nashua CWA Projects Are Employing 85 Men NASHUA, Dec. 19.--The Nashua payroll for 85 men working under CWA for one half week was S664 and weekly payroll is expected to be 51,300. The rock crusher was installed at Chickasaw quarry Saturday and the men are getting the rock out. If the weatiier permits the section of primary B. county road, between the end of the city paving and to the limit of the fairgrounds one half mile, will he graveled first after which 15 men will start graveling city streets and then putting in the water mains. Officers of 2 Lodges at Iowa Falls Named IOWA FALLS, Dec. 19.--Lynn Bogan of the Central States Electric company was chosen-worship fu! master of Masons home loage No. 192, A. F. A. M. The other officers selected arc: Senior warden, J. W. Zufall of Bradford; junior warden, Glen C. Gardner; treasurer. C. A. Wartcbow;. secretary, John Jay Carleton. Trustee, Dr. J. H. Stooksberry. Frank R. Pat ton will head the official roster of Alpine lodge No. 7 Knights of Pythias, the coming year. Other officers are: Vice chancellor, Charles L. Stoddard; master of work, Dr. L. E. Gordon; K. of R. S., E. E. Benedict, master ofex- chequer, none chosen; master-alarms, John Jaggs; outer guard, C. A. McCollough; inner guard, L. S. Westgate; trustee, F. M. Cottrell. MEN'S SUITS OVERCOATS Specially Priced for Christmas Giving . . . We have priced our stock of Suits and Overcoats in three groups --each offers the utmost in value. 'GROUP 1 All good suits and overcoats, but broken lots-ALL SIZES. $9.85 LESS THAN LAST YEAR'S TRICE GROUP 2 About 200 men's and young men's suits and overcoats--all wool, latest styles and shades. GROUP 3 Some of the most attractively tailored suits and overcoats are Included in this lot. Snappy styles, in the latest shades and best fabrics. Men's Odd Trousers $3 Values $1.98 $4 Values _.. BOYS' LONG PANTS Boys' Longies made in latest styles and shades $1.50 Values ............... 98c | $2 Values ............ ; ..... $1.25 $3 Values .............................. $1.98 F Men's Dress SHIRTS Large assortment to choose from. Special price to 51.98 Same in boys' 35c to 08c Men's and Boys' DRESS GLOVES A Large Variety Men's Beautiful Assortment C t O $ l . S Hundreds of Other Bargains In our various departments which will malic Ideal Christmas Gifts--at n price you can afford to pay! Shop at Sum's nnd make your dollars go further. ten BOYS' SUITS With long punts, or 1 short and 1 long pant. Extraordinary values have been arranged for this sale. At these prices it will pay you to buy for future needs. |$6.00 [Values . 1 $8.50 Values $10.50 Values . 2-PANT SUITS Sg.98 $g.98 $798 i?*£. - --.,--: MEN'S BOYS' TIES Many beautiful patterns to choose from Special Price o to $1 The Most Beautiful Selection of SCARFS You Have Ever Seen! Special Price /VX A\ to $1.50 LADIES' HOUSE SLIPPERS Choose Your Gift at to 9$c MEN'S HOUSE SLIPPERS Leather or Felt Slippers to $1.98 Chamois Vests Sell everywhere at ?5 §fi While Lot of 85 last, only S:iiiic In heavy ti?O 0 C suede cloth ipZi./jt AN IDEAL CHKISXMAS GIFT: Initial Handkerchiefs A beautiful assortment £!h 3 in a box A Real Buy Men's Fancy Iayon Good Quality A Big Lot to Choose from Pair to 49c Make your little girl happy this Christmas--give her this Wonderful Big Doll 24 inches high--natural hair, fully dressed. A very lovely doll, sells many places for §2.50. Our Special, while 5 dozen last. Unheard of low price $1.25 AIZ 215 S. FEDERAL AVE. DEPARTMENT STORE PHONE 434

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