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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, February 16, 1931
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16 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FEBRUARY 16 §· 1931 1 IOWA FARMERS LOOK TO GROWING SEASON WITH OPTIMISM HEAVY RAIN IS NEEDED IN STATE Subsoil, Which Helped 1930 Corn Crop, Reported to Be Dry. By WILBUR C. PETERSON. · Associated Press Staff Writer. ' DES MOINES, Feb. 16. U--The Iowa farmer is looking forward to the 1931 growing season with a note of optimism but with eyes ever watchful for a heavy rain which is necessary at Jeast by April 1. The subsoil which protected Iowa's 1930 corn crop from greater damage in the extended dry spell of last summer is "very dry," county agents said in answer to a questionnaire submitted by the Associated Press. If sufficient rain comes by April 1 to drench that subsoil, they said, the 1931 season should be a favorable one; if moisture continues to fail, the county agents believe the 1931 Iowa crop will be rather poor. Is Need for Markets. . Many of the county agents, however, asserted that the "biggest need of the Iowa farmer is a market for the products he has." They bemoaned particularly the low prices of poultry and dairy products, saying that the prices for farm products is the greatest concern.of the farm at present. The dry winter has caused farmers in at least two of the 38 counties from which reports were obtained worry over their .water situations. Some wells were reported to have dried up in Buena Vista county altho the condition was described as "not critical" at the present time. r Good Crop Expected. A serious water shortage w#s reported as likely in Union county unless a heavy rain relieved existing conditions. Nearly every county agent reported the soil much too dry at present and emphasized the need for considerable moisture before the planting season gets fully underway. Generally, they believed TAKES LONG NAP Associated Press Photo After being in a state ot coma since last August when she was nearly drowned, Dorothy Sawyer,.24, Webster Groves, Mo., apparently is recovering, . She. suddenly awakened and cried, "Mother." the 1931 crop would be a good one IS rain came in time. The extended dry spell, however already has caused farmers in several counties to plan changea in their 1931 crop programs. VIrs. Barber Honored at Nashua on 80th Birthday NASHUA, Feb. 16.--In honor o£ he eightieth birthday anniversary ~f Mrs. Bertha Fish Barber, mother £ Mrs. P. E. Stuart, there was a amily gathering at the home of Dr. 3 . E. Stuart Sunday. A dinner was erved at Steele'a cafe and a six o'clock dinner at the Stuart home. Sterling No. 1 ^mSyf^fS^^^^f^ Sterling No. 2 13 N. Federal "Jf^^O^jfMJl 813 S ' Pcnn Phone lSOO-1-2 u« «..,... ~. l^J Phone' 807 [ TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY W$ Reserve the Right to Limit Quantities. 1 HELP PRESERVE THE BUTTER INDUSTRY FOR IOWA Clear Lake Butter, lb 31c 1 : LENTEN S£rdfmTs7~ige.'~can7 Mustard lOc 1 Sardines, Tomato, Large...lOc| Sardines in OH 7c 1 Fish Bulls 25c I NATURE' Golden Bantam, Corn, 3 ] Prunes, Bled, size, 8 Ibs:. . . .25c H Apricots, Fancy, lb 19c H Bulk Cocoanut, lb 29c E VERY HEALTHFUL AND H Grapefruit, Large, Doze Tangerines, 2 dozen , 25c B Cabbage, New, lb 5c g Rutabagas, lb i . . 5c \ You Are Not in the Army Noiv- Libby's Pork and Beans Peas, largo can lOc 1 Sauerkraut, large can lOc E Sweet Corn, large can lOc 1 Golden Bantam Corn, can..!0c| Tomatoes, can lOc | FOODS 1 Tun n Fish, Can 24c Pink Salmon, lb. can. . ,.10c Monarch Red Salmon, can.25c lobby's Red Salmon, large Sac Clover Brand Red Salmon. 29c S BEST arge cans 25c Bulk Rice, Fane}', 5 lbs 25c Bulk Cocoa, -2 lbs 25c Bulk Farina, 8 Ibs 17c / Bulk Pickles, 2 dozen . . . .2oc ELP PREVENT SICKNESS n _ _'..... 49c Lettuce, Solid Heads 6c Fresh Roasted Peimuts, lb..I5c English Wnlnuts, No. 1, lb. 29c Lemons, Large, do/en Soc Oranges, Large, dozen 30c --BUT YOU CAN EAT BEANS , 3 Large Cans 20c i Pumpkin, can · . lOc j Hominy, can lOc Cut Green Beans, can lOc Mustard, Pints Iflc Vinogur, Bottle lOo ALWAYS FRESH Nad. Biscuit Co. £s±£ S oms 2 lb. Caddy 25c Monarch Grape Juice, Pints 25c I Monarch Preserves, large.. S3c E Monarch Golden Bunt. Corn 15c I Monarch Pumpkin, large.. 15cj Monarch Mixed Vegetables. lac | A MIGHTY FINE QUA Purity Bread, Large 16 Banner Outs, largo 17c" Old Glory Macaroni, 7 pkgs. 25c Fig Bar or G. Snaps, 2 Ibs. 25c Brooms, Good 'Ones. . .40c, 59c Peanut Butter, Pints 25c NO QUESTION ABOUT THE Q Folger's Coffee, 2 lb. Ca FLOUR - FLOUR Gold Medal, 49 Ibs. ;$1.55 I Omar, 49 Ibs $1.49 P Pillsbury's, 49 Ibs 51.65 J PEACHES AND CREAM I Peaches, No, 10 Large C Clir 1 A D 10 ° lbs - Bec ( d U U A K 100 Ibs. Can Monarch Oats, large 22c [ Monarch Tapioca, pkg lOc j Monarch Macaroni, 4 pkgs. 25c I j Monarch Food of Wheat... I8c | Monarch Diced Beets 15c LITY LOAF OF BREAD Oz. Loaf 5c Oxydol, large package 19c Chlpso, largo package 226 Ivory Flakes, large package 22c Rinso, large package 25o Rub No More, large pkg...22c UALITY-- AND PRICED RIGHT n - 73c FLOUR - FLOUR 1 Gold Value, 49 lbs SI 19 \ Big Q 49 Ibs $1 2^ Frost King, 49 Ibs $1.35 I. H. Flour, 49 UH $1.49 3 A MIGHTY GOOD DISH ans 49c t $5.07 e $5.27 MK, FARMER: Don't get discouraged, just stay In there nnd pitch. We will Jinlp you all we can with low prices on Groceries. Bring tis your eggs. HERE AND THERE * * - * » « · * * * , * * * * * * « . » , Miscellaneous Items From 100 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Mrs. Yost Is Hostess. BRISTOW--Airs. Charles L. Yost entertained the Royal Neighbors at her home. Five hundred was played. Comes From Io\va City. CORWITH--Miss Francis Stml. student at the State University of Iowa, spent the week-end at the home of her parents, Dr. and Mrs. C. Stull. r Cantata Is Prepared. SCARVILLE--The choir of Immanuel Lutheran church is preparing a cantata '·Immortality," to be given at Easter. Circle Holds Meeting. PLYMOUTH--The S. Union social circle met at the Joe Madira home Friday evening with Mrs. Lottie Witt as hostess. Every family belonging to the circle was represented .with one exception. Cards were the entertainment. , Will Go To Des Moines. LAKE MILLS--Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Peterson have sold their property on South Lake street to Peter Burkt of Rake who is retiring from farm work and will move to Lake Mills. Mr. and Mrs. Peterson will move to Des Moines.- Is In Hospital. THORNTON--Miss Hazel Bramsen, daughter of Henry Bramsen underwent an operation Friday for appendicitis. She is in the Mercy hospital at Mason City. Twin Sisters Visit, BURT--Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Lappin of Cedar Rapids are visiting Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Ladendorff. Mrs. Lappin and Mrs. Ladendorff are twin sisters. - Attend Burgett Funeral; RUDD-^-Mr. and Mrs. Jack Utter drove t'o LeRoy, Minn., Friday to attend the funeral of John Burgett. W. C. T. IJ. Has Meeting. NORA SPRINGS--The regular monthly meeting of the W. C. T. U. was held at the home of Mrs. A. Beuerman. A study of the Year Book brot out that several unions have given sums of money to boys who have refrained from the use of tobacco during four years of high school. tafl.ies Aid Meets. ALLISON--A meeting of the Ladies Aid society of the Associated , churches was held at the home o f . Mrs. W. H. Nicholas Friday afternoon, with assisting hostesses, Mrs. E. E. Brooks and Mrs. George Feltus. Mrs. Barnes 111 Again. PLYMOUTH--Mrs. T. A. Barnes, who accidentally fell and injured three ribs early this winter, is ill again, suffering with rheumatism in her arms and, neck. Basket Sociat Planned. DUMONT--The high school will hold a basket social next Tuesday evening in the high school auditorium. Ward Hamilton of-Mason City will give a short talk and a sextet from Hamilton's college will furnish music. The local faculty will give a surprise feature. Dinner Brings S55. DUMONT--The chicken dinner of the United Brethren church netted 555. Bureau Sponsors Program. SCARVILLE--The Farm Bureau sponsored a program at the high school auditorium. ·Tames Sweifel III. CORWITH--James Z%veifel is ill at his home with an attack of sciatic rheumatism. Many Attend Program. ROCKFORD--A large crowd of farmers and businessmen were in attendance at the centennial and power farming day program in the Legion hall Friday afternoon and evening. . P. T. A. Program Is Given. FREDERICKSBURG--The February meeting of the Parent-Teacher association was held in the school auditorium. The program included: Song, high school mixed chorus; flap drill, third and fourth grades, and also several reels of motion pictures depicting the life of Abraham Lincoln. ' Weather Is Similar. PLYMOUTH--John Chehock, who spent part of the winter in California, returned to his home here. Towa weather has been similar to that of California and Florida this winter, he said. Will Start Hatchery. LATIMER -- Louis Mi7nlenb!*uck has become a resident of Latimer, haying moved from his farm north of town. He plans to start a chicken hatchery. Called to Albert Lea. FERTILE--Miss Idella Quill, instructor in the Fertile public school, was called to her home at Albert Lea, Minn.,. Friday because of the ilineas of her mother, Mrs. C. N. Jorgenson filled her vacancy. Is Elected Historian. CLARKSVILLE--Lyle Burroughs of Clarksville was elected historian of Iowa Gamma of Sigma Phi Epsilon, national social fraternity. "Dad's Night" Held. BELMOND--The American Legion held its annual "Dad's Night" at the Legion hall. Frank Miles, editor of the Iowa Legionaire, was speaker of the evening. A boys' quartet furnished special music. " Pupils Are Transferred. GORDONSVILLE, Minn.--Sim:e the schoolhouse burned last October tie intermediate and primary departments have met in the building formerly occupied by the D. L. Klove store, a temporary partition separating the rooms. It has been decided better work could be don? if each department was in separate buildings and the intermediate pupils are now in the C. Nelson residence. YOUR IOWA One Interesting Fact Every Day About the State You Are Proud to Call Your Own'! Carl S. Kennedy, Iowa's assistant secretary of agriculture, estimated 5500 as the average annual cost of operating automobiles, tractors and trucks on the average 163 acre farm. The Iowa official said that each acre of farm land must pay $3 toward the expense of operating these machines. Student Comes Home, .CORWITH -- Miss Alice Long, who attends State Teachers college at Ce'dar Falls, visited over the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Long. Are From LuPorte Oity. ROCKFORD -- Mr. and Mrs. S. Brallier, LaPorte. City, are visiting their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. William. Yerkes. Is Recovering Slowly. LATIMER--Rex Miller, patient at the Lutheran hospital in Hampton, is recovering slowly from his long siege of illness. Comes to Fertile. FERTILE--Mrs. John Seglem came Saturday morning to the home of her brother. N. O. Ouverson and family to visit until Sunday evening. . Entertains Friends. SEXTON--Miss Mildred Kuteham entertained a number of girl friends at a Valentine party Saturday afternoon at her home southeast of Sexton. Program to Be Given. CORWITH--The Methodist Ladies Aid society will meet at the church parlors Wednesday. A short program will be given followed by a lunch with the following hostesses: Mrs. F. J. Oxley, Mrs. Ed Oxley, Mrs. Everett Skelly and Mrs. Lester Wilhite." Returns From Hospital. ROCKFORD--Ira Pierce returned from Mercy hospital at Mason City where he had been a patient following a major operation. 50 Masons Present. DUMONT--The Good Hope lodge of Masons conferred three third degrees Friday afternoon and evening. About "50 Masons from neighboring towns were present. Visits at Bricelyn. SCARVILLE--Miss Catheryn So;- omonson visited the Art Sanden home at Bricelyn, Minn. , Transferred by Railroad. PLYMOUTH--Alfred Crider, employed at Calmar with the railroad, has been transferred to Mason City. Is Still III. LATIMER--Jerry Koenen. who has been confined to his house for several weeks with inllamaU'ry rheumatism, is still unable to be outdoors. Contribute to Relief. HUTCHINS--There have been generous contributions from the citizens of Orthel township to thi Red Cross for the drought stricken residents. . Thornton Society Meets. THORNTON--The M. E. Ladies aid met Friday at the home of Mrs. A. G. Heddlc. Mrs. Fred Wagner,, Mrs. B. O. Sweet, Mrs. W. H. Par-, ish and Mrs. A. G. Heddle served. Daughter Brot Home. B E L M O N D -- R o s e Hogenson. small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hogenson, was brot home this weclt from the Hampton hospital, where she has been for several weeks, suffering from glandular fever. Will Live Near Irving-ton. SEXTON--Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Weber gave a wedding dance to a number of friends and relatives at the Odd Fellows hall at Algona. There was a large crowd in attendance. Mr. and Mrs. Weber will make their home near Irvington. Two Parties Held. KENSETT -- A party was held Friday evening at the Cliff Wickham home. Mr. Wickham has decided not to farm this year and the Bennie Hclgeson family will move there. Another party was given Saturday evening for Mr. and Mrs Clarence Nerby who are moving to Forest City where Mr. Nerby has accepted a position in the bank. Is Hostess to Members. CLARKSVILLE--Mrs. John f Renn was hostess to 16 members of the Rebekah past grand circle at a quilting party at the I. O. O. F. ball. Guests lit Riuld. RUDD--Mrs. Leo Ell and daughter, Violet, and Mrs. Irene Nation of Mason City were Rudd visitors Friday evening. Daughter Is Born. CALMAR--Mr. and Mrs. John Stedje are the parents of a baby girl born Friday. To Return lo Gurner. GARNER--Mrs. W. S. Pritchaid will return Tuesday from Denver, Colo., where she spent the past week. Guests at Galdfield. GOLDFIELD--Mr. and Mrs: Joe Sykes of Alton spent Ine week-end at the parental Fred Madison homt. Come From Minnesota. RUDD--Mrs. Olaf KlemesrudV mother, brother and sister-in-law of Minnesota spent a day with her. Are Parents of Son. RUDD--A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Wagner Saturday morning. Are in Minneapolis. WODEN--Mr. and Mrs. John Patton are visiting relatives in Minneapolis for a few days. Attended Convention. RUDD--K. A. H.insen r e t u r n e d from Des Moines Saturday where he attended a convention. Mrs. Greenfield Recovers. SEXTON--Mr^ A. L.- Greenfield is recovering from a serious attack of the flu. She has been bedfast most of the time for four weeks. Father Is III. GORDONSVILLE, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Young are making frequent trips to Mason City to visit Mrs. Young's father, Homer Dolittle, who has not been well this winter. Entertains at Bridge. CLARKSVILLE -- Mrs. Harry Fields was hostess to 16 women at a bridge party. Out of town guests were Mrs. Hemsworth, Lincoln, Nebr., Mrs. Claus, Tripoli; Mrs. Carrie Mansfield, Mrs. Charles Bement and Mrs. James Carter, Shell Rock. First prize was won by Mrs. Floyd Asher, second by Mrs. Bert Crosby and consolation by Mrs. Bemen. Are Parents of Son. BURT--A son was born Friday to Mr. and'Mrs. J. G. Gerhards. Iludd Clnb Meets. RUDD--The Jolly Ulster club met Friday" night at the Arnold · Jones home. About 35 enjoyed the program and social hour. Officers Are Elected. BELMOND--Mrs. Mary Rankins entertained the Cemetery aid at her home Friday afternoon. Assisting here were Mrs. Thomas Brooks, Mrs. Mac Thompson. Officers elected were: President, Mrs. Mary Rankins; vice president, Mrs. Thomas Cullinan; secretary, Miss Daisy Cameron, and treasurer, Mrs. E. W. Luick. Guests at Calmar. CALMAR--Mrs. Charles Dittmer and sons of Strawberry Point paid a visit Thursday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wessleman. Social Is Held. DUMONT--About 24 young people gathered at the U. B. church parlors Friday evening for a C. E. social. Entertainment Is Given. BRISTOW -- The Sunday school class taught by Mrs. H. C. Newbury gave an entertainment Friday evening in the church parlors. Will Meat at Rudd. RUDD--The Legion and Auxiliary will meet at the Claire Mallory :ionie Monday evening. Go To LuMars. HUTCHINS--Mr. and Mrs. Fred Missel, Dorothy and Donald, motored to LeMars to visit relatives. ' Daughter Is Born. KENSETT -- Relatives received word of the birth of a baby girl to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Paulson of Manly at Mason City. Mrs. Paulson was formerly Ethel Knudson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. Knudson of Kensett Rudd W. C. T. V. Meets. RUDD--The W. C. T. U. met at the Edie home Friday. Devotions were in charge of Mrs. Addis Chichester and Mrs. Lodge had the topic, "The Liouor Traffic Had Its Day." Mrs. Edie read an article on the harm that tobacco does. Women Are Entertained. NORTHWOOD--Mesdames B. I. Carry, Rex Clay, C. L. Olson and W. R. Johnson entertained 48 Northwood women at a bridge luncheon at the Spanish dining room, Albert Lea, Friday.' Farewell Party Given. T H O R N T O N -- Farm Bureau members and their families in the Karl neighborhood and other friends held a farewell party Friday night for the H. P. Karl family members who are moving on a farm in Illinois roon. Car Damaged by Fire. NASHUA--A new Chevrolet automobile belonging to John Ovf.r- mier of Charles City caught fire Friday afternoon while parked on Map street. The cushion on the front seat was partly burned and the upholstery was damaged. Will Give Program. DECORAH--A program will be given at the I. O. O. F. hall in BUIT Oak Thursday evening. Feb. 26, the proceeds to go to the W. H. and F. M society. One feature will be Roger Reed and his guitar in a group of old time favorites. February 20-21 Round Trip to Chicago FROM MASON CITY For going trip, tickets will be honored in coaches on trains (except No. 22) leaving Friday, February 20, Saturday, February 21, 9:-15 P. M. For return trip, tickets will be honored in coaches on trains (except No. 11) scheduled to reach Mason City not later than midnight of Tuesday, February 24. CHILDREN HALF FARF, NO BAGGAGE For f u l l particular"; and tickets nnnly to K.'H. Thnmtis, Tict. Agt. Phone 109 Chicago North Western Railway PEDIGREED PELTS Miss Florence Mische, New York, with bunch of silver fov pelts the ancestry of which is traccuble 20 years back. They ure from.Wisconsin, where the University of Wisconsin maintains a. breeding laboratory and are part of a collection of pelts worth §5,500,000 brot together at the international fur auction at New York City. Calmar Teacher Suffers Injury From Snowball CALMAR, Feb. 16.--Miss Beth McGlade, teacher of the fifth and sixth grades in the public school, is sufferng from a badly infected eye caused by being hit with a snowball. Defendant Gets Verdict in Clarion Damage Suit CLARION, Feb. 16.--In the case of W. E. Floyd, Eagle Grove, vs. Lyman G. Shake, Clarion, before the jury two days involving an automobile accident north of Clarion July 2, 1930, the jury found for the de- defendant. The plaintiff asked for $186.80 for damages. 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