The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on August 27, 1952 · Page 11
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 11

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, August 27, 1952
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Railroads Say Serving Meals Loses Money NEW YOHK tfi -- The nation's railroads say they are losing millions of dollars by serving food and drink to passengers. Many a dining car patron may raise an eyebrow at this, thinking that prices are so high the roads must be making money off ol meals. But the roads say, no, and that for every dollar you pay them for food and drink they put out, on average, $1.39 in expenses. The Interstate Commerce Commission backs them up. It says the combined dining and buffel Start saving yourself NOW: get a T H E O R I G I N A L A U T O M A T I C CLOTHES DRYER Why wail! Team a H a m i l t o n with your present washer (whether it's wringer, spinner or automatic) and turn your back on the real work of washday. No lifting, stooping, stretching! Make Hamilton--the original and the/«i/«/ automatic clothes dryer--your next appliance. You'll be a new woman! HOME APPLIANCE CO. 20 Second N. E. Ph. 16 avenues of the roads last year as ?79 million, while expenses otallcd $110 million. The roads blame the $31 mil-, on loss on high costs of labor ncl food, and the licenses and axes they pay in the states where ley operate. The Pennsylvania Railroad says lat in June labor costs in the ining car took 70 cents of each ollar of revenue. Food costs look 1 cents. Other costs added to the oss. Labor costs are higher in diners han in restaurants, they point out, ecausc a waiter can serve fewer persons in a ear than in a cafe, ncl because crews have to be car- ied idle for hours to be ready vhcn needed. Food costs are higher for the ·ailroads because the diners musl tore and carry supplies long dis- anccs, while restaurants arc close o sources of supply. Sales taxes on food and bcver igcs can be a headache because hey change every t i m e the cat crosses a stale line. The Hock Island, which says i ost $1 million on the service las year, reports GO per cent of its foot cost is waste, and has a c a m p a i g t o cut waste. The New York Central is work ng on the passengers, trying to j e t ' m o r e of them to spend mone in diners. It's putting menus ii coaches to show people' price, aren't as high as they feared. Anc it's tempting parents with specia dishes for children. ins the p a r t y between conven- ons. The Republicans-Republican convention delegates otc to have a replacement made lis way if death overtakes one of icir candidates: 1. Their Republican National lommiltec can do it. It has 138 len and women members from ic stales and territories. 2. Or, this committee can call nother national convention, if it rants to and if there is lime,, Neither party has made provi- ion for instruction of commmiltee Members by their state organizu- ions. They'd have to work this iut by themselves. Terry of Forest City, home cco- Kimics; Miss Arlotie Fisher, of .ehigh, English. Grade teachers are, Miss Eva ichluter, Mescrvey; Miss Lola floll, Garner; Miss Miriam Everett, .Brill; and Mrs. Mablc Rensink, Hayfield; Matt i Porter, Leonard Formanck, Ben C. linker and James Formanek will be the bus drivers. L. Fric is custodian of the building. The new addition is not entirely Hayfield School to Open'Monday H A Y F I E L D -- H a y f i e l d consoli- lated school will open Monday ·naming with the forenoon devotee to .registration and e n r o l l m e n t anc class assignments. The pupils wil 30 dismissed at 11:30 a.m. inn classes will begin Tuesday morning. Supt. Frank E. Trucsdell is beginning his f i f t h year as superin- .ciulcnl here. Other high school] .cachers a r e : Don King, of LaPorte City, conch; M r s . W i l l i a m completed hut most of I ho work has been done except tlio laying of the g y m n a s i u m floor. The k i t - chen and dining room for the hoi lunches arc enlarged anil a new class room added which are ready for opening day. I N J U R E D I N F A L L LKLAiN'O -- M a r i a n n e Holland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Holland, is a p u t i u n t in the M u n i - cipal Hospital in Forest City this week luu'ing been injured in a full which resulted in the fracture of her right wrist and (he disloca- lion of her right elbow. M a r i a n n e was climbing (lie ropo of n bug swing in the y a r d at her home and was 20 feet above ground when the rope broke causing her to fall to the ground. T EACH E RS~M EiET 1111 ITT--Charles W. Whitney, sup e r i n t e n d e n t o f t h e H a n c o c k jCounty schools, stales lhat all per isons who expect lo (ouch in (he ·ural schools of Hancock County this year will meet in the courtroom at ( i n r n c r Friday at 9 n for Ihe pro-school instiliilc leachers. m., for Motorist Crosstd Up FALLS CITY, Neb. UP-Shcriff Vcrn Atkins investigated when a motorist complained lhat he had followed road signs to Nebraska City and wound up 20 miles oft course, Atkins discovered lhat Aug. 27, 1952 H Mainn O l l x C i l i i h c - r i a i e l l e , Mason City, I* practical joker had turned the junction sign around along highway 75. Parties Could Pick Other Candidates By JAMES MARLOW WASHINGTON Ml -- A g r i r thought but practical: W h a t ha| pens if one of the presidential o vice presidential candidates dies before election day next November? Chance for an accident may be . g r e a t e r this year. The candidates are going to cover an un- u s u a l a m o u n t of territory by plane and train. The two parlies' plans for such an event arc similar. The Democrats-Delegates to the' Democratic National Convention, just before closing, continue a rule adopted long ago. The rule says that if cither candidate dies before election day the Democratic National Committee will pick some one in his place. 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