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Henry F. Richer Will Be Buried at Ackley Wednesday ACKLEY, Feb. 17.--Funeral ser Vices for Henry F. Richtsmeier, 56 who died Sunday after a long ill ness of dropsy, will be held at the home north of Faulkner at 1 o'clock Wednesday afternoon and at St. Peter's Eyangelical church by the Rev O. Flohr. Interment will be' in Pleasant Hill cemetery. Mr. Richtsmeier was born Aug. 12, 1874 In Franklin ' county and always lived in and near Grant township. On Feb. 15, Â· 1900, he was married to Tillie Heitland and three daughters were born. Surviving are . the widow, two daughters, Mrs. Lyle Giese of Ackley and Jane Richtsmeier of Des Koines; six brothers, Fred of Ackley, Will, John, Herman and Frank, near Geneva and Chris of Hunter, N. Dak. Rites to Be Held on Wednesday for Aged Mar; at Woden WODEN,'Feb. 17.--Folkert Van Horn, 86, who died at his home here Sunday evening; will be buried Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Van Horn was a resident of Hancock county for many years. He moved to Woden MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE about a year ago. He is survived by his wife ,and one son, Richard of Wesley, and two daughters, Mrs Ize Van Hovel of Tenny, Minn., and Mrs. Harry Sleeker of Grundy Center. Interment will be at the church cemetery southwest of town with the Rev. D. Meyers and the Rev. H. Kruse in charge. Several Southern. Minnesota Towns Send Drought Aid GORDONSVIL.LB, Minn., Feb. 17. --Shell Roclc township has shipped a carload of grain and flour to the drought stricken area. Glenviile and Gordonsvil.lo businessmen donated flour and farmers gave corn and oats, hauling sit to Glenviile and loading at the Illinois Central depot, this road furnishing the car and transportation. Hollandale sent u car of potatoes and Clark Grove and Geneva a car of miscellaneous sup- lies. Besides this the county's quota of $400 for Red Cross relief fund by free will was nearly doubled subscriptions. MRS, BROWER, 90, SUCCUMBS Woman Dies at Sheffield at Home.of Son; Rites to Be Announced: SHEFFIELD, Feb. 17 --Mrs T B. Brower, 90, died this morning at thp home of her son; \V. W. Brower from old age infirmities. She was FEBRUARY 17 1931 born Sept. 1C, in Kingston, r*. , -_ * Â· -- -- - ' Â· * . *Â»* J.k.iiiKai.UU, Ont., Canada. She is survived by her husband, one daughter, Mrs. George Beed,.Elgin, 111., and five son=i Arch, Calgary, Alta., Frank, Olds Alta., Envin, Harmatten, Alta, and Earl, British Columbia. Mr! and Mrs. Brower lived in Southern Iowa after their marriage and in 1603 went to Alberta, Canada. Two years ago they came here to live with their sou. PLEASES "NEIGHBOR JOHN' Auto Show Will Ba Held. DES MOINE3, Feb. 17. (ff)~The automobile industry's latest crea- ions, 132 models of 28 .makes of :ars, will be displayed at the twen- y-second annual Des Moines auto how which opens for a week's exhibit at lunday. the Coliseum here next This Is No Time To Take Chances With Any Cold! Treat every cold promptly t w o w a y s at once: (1) By stimulation; and (2) By inhalation. Just Rub on WICKS W N/APORUB CTVTR M I L L i d N J A R 5 U S E D Y E A R L Y CANDY SPECIAL FANCY BOXES ALL THIS WEEK To introduce the Candy department . . . to get you acquainted with the new Rendezvous . . . choice Sweets in fancy boxes at these very special prices ; . . 39c to $1.50 BARBECUE MEATS HERE Served for Lunches . . . and Barbecue Sandwiches. Chicken, fresh ham and smoked. See the meats barbecued in the display window on Federal. Order barbecued meat . . . it's wonderful. Rendezvous Confectionery Luncheonette 123 NORTH FEDERAL--MASON CITY False Hopes on Excess Fat Some Ways Harmful--Some Absurd Many false h elps arc offered to the over- rat. Â£ome are hanrufoJ, some absurd. Afl disap point. Do what mod cm doctors do. They combat the gland cause. It is time to end the rakes in this Ene, for the good of aH Your Doctor Knows Best 'Medical science has discovered that 3 great cause of excess fat lies in a weakened gland. That gland largely controls nutrition. One function is to help charge food into fuel and energy rather than into fat. People grow over-fat, despite diet and activity, if that gland secretion jis scant. Â· , Thatthcoryisnow accepted tie world over. So modern physicians everywhere icombat that cause. They do' this by 'feeding the over-fat the factor which is lacking. No starvation, no over-exercise, . loo harmful drugs. The results in late [years have amazed the world. Excess fat has been fast disappearing. Slender [figures are the vogue. New health, new [beauty, new joy, new efficiency have icome to countless people. This is to urge that you use vhst 'doctors use, not what they denounce. Basis of Marmola iMartrjpla prescription tablets supply Jthis new, this scientific help. They are (Prepared by a worfd-famons medical ^laboratory to fit the average case. People fcave used them for 24 years--million 'of boxes of them. Users have told others, and the use has grown. All folks know how excess fat has been going in those years. All can see in every circle how rfender figures reign. It ts evident that the world has founda new way to fight far, Now Fat is Folly Excess fat has now rarely an excuse. That blight to beauty, health and vim has found a scientific foe. It is easy to combat a major cause, and multitudes have proved it- Take four MarmoTa tablets daily untii weight comes down to normal. Be mod- crate in all things, but don't starve, don't overdo. Fight fat in Nature's way, by supplying what Nature is failing to supply. You will then be doing what the best physicians do today. Formula in Box \ Marmola has no secrets. The formula appears in every box. A boot explains the reason for results. You will know Â· what you are taking and why. As the pounds drop away there come other results--all explained in the book. New health, new vitality. The gland secretion which fights fat inspires other ductless slands. The good results are often far-reaching and amazing. Marmola is supplied by druggists-$1 a box. Go try it, read the book in box, then watch results. Stop foolish treatments--do the right thing. Then, when you get the result! you seek, tell other foils who need it. Go start today. V Prescription Tablets A The Right Way to Reduce Lessons Given Sons Return Dividends to Reed, Master Farmer EELLEVUE, Feb. 17. (.W--Lessons m good farming he taught his two sons years ago have been returned with big dividends to Alex Reed, 61. Many of the improved practices applied to the operation of his 480 acre farm in recent years he attributes to the influence of those sons, Carleton, 24, and Lester, Always a vigorous advocate of 4-H club work, Reed did much to build up that organization after he became a charter member of the Jackson county Farm Bureau which he served as president for two years. He urged his sons to engage in club work, spent many hours in helping them solve their problems, and in return has learned farming practices which have proved unvaluable on his farm. So completely has he taken the sons in partnership now that to them goes the task of keeping the farm records. Reed says they years ago started to urge the adoption of farming methods which have proved themselves. As a consequence, he feels the boys are responsible in an appreciable extent for his selection as one of Iowa's 15 Master Farmers of 1930. Associated Press Photo Mary Garden met John D. Rockefeller at Orniond Beach, F!a., und ivcs so impressed she sang sonio songs especially for his benefit at her concert in Dnytona Bench. Tlio diva Is shown here receiving one of Mr. Rockefeller's famous tokens--a shiny new dime. Warm Weather Gives Stimulation A l o n g Some Business Lines MINNEAPOLIS,- Feb. 17. Â£)-- Warm weather and absence of snow in most parts stimulated some lines of business in January in the ninth federal reserve district, the federal reserve bank of Minneapolis said in its monthly review today. . . . As a; whole the district volume continued at the low level of the preceding three months.' Marketings of wheat were twice as large as f or the same month in 1930, one of the lines where unusual activity was detected. . _ Durum~~wneat marketings were bault, Minn., spent Sunday at the two and one-half times as large, and ' ' ~ ~ flax marketings were three times as large. Building permits in January were one-rialf larger than in the corresponding month last yea~r. Car- loadings of miscellaneous, freight, judging by reports for the first three wrecks of January, were at a higher level than in December o 1 : November, after allowance for seasonal changes, altho.lower than in January, 1930. Psychology Fraternity Elects. AMES, Feb. 17.--Fifteen Iowa State college students, faculty members and alumni have been initiated into Psi Chi, national honorary psychology society. The alumni are: Iris Molesberry, Clarksville; Mrs. Vivian Foiyer, Ames, and Lawrence V. Loy, Ames. Â· 8Ist Birthday Celebrated. ; ALEXANDER, Feb. 17.--Mr. and Mrs. Fred Greenfield, John Bell and Miss Jessie went to Hampton Saturday evening for a visit at the W. C. Tucker v home in honor of Mr. Tucker's eighty-first birthday. The Globe-Gazette Offers New Booklet, Modernizing Old Houses This is the time of year to begin planning the improvements you want to make in your home, and this is the booklet you need in making such plans. It tells in detail what can be done to rehabilitate an antiquated dwelling, from giving it a modern exterior to the last step that must be taken to achieve attractiveness, comfort, and convenience thru interior rearrangements. Also it tells how to finance such undertakings when they are sound business propositions. It is profusely and instructively illustrated. Modernizing Old Houses can be procured only thru the Washington, information bureau of the Globe-Gazette. Fill out and mail this coupon today, inclosing 10 cents to.cover cost, handling, and postage. The Glolie-Gazettc Information Bureau, Frederic J. Haskin, Director, Washington, D. C. I inclose herewith 10 cents in coin or stamps for a copy of the booklet on MODERNIZING OLD HOUSES. Â· Name . Street City State Attend Kepple Funeral IONIA--Mr. and Mrs. P .L. Kepple were at Waterloo to attend the' funeral of Neil Kepple, 35, r. nephew of Mr. Kepple, whose home was in Waterloo. Goes to Cedar Fulls. Mrs. John Frankl spent Saturday at Cedar Falls visiting her daughter, Delia, who is a student at the State teachers' college. Goes to Des Moines. GARNER--O. K. Maben, secretary of the Farmers Mutual Insurance company motored to Des Moines on business Tuesday. Honored on Birthday. HANLONTOWN--Neighbors and friends gathered Sunday for a surprise party for Mrs.-Knute Gilbertsen to assist in celebrating' her birthday. Guests at Osagc, FLOYD--Mrs. Clarence Savre, Osage, and Mrs. Leona Wilson, Fari- parental G. Rowo home. Chairmen Will Spealt. lONIA-^The women of the Congregational church aid society will meet at the homo of Mrs. E. D. Alexander Thursday afternoon. It will be a missionary meeting. Mrs J. C. Skow of Wesley, chairman of the Mitchell association will talk. Visit in Minneapolis. PORTLAND--Mr. and Mrs. John Heinselman were Sunday visitors with friends in Minneapolis? Entertained at Garner. GARNER--Mr. and Mrs. Nick Brear entertained 24 young persons of the senior division of the young people of the United Presbyterian church in their home. Brother Dies of Lockjaw. HANLONTOWN--Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Carver returned Saturday from Decatur, 111., where they were called last Wednesday by the death of John Heuser, a brother of Mrs. Carver who died of lockjaw following an injury suffered to his hand. Taken From Hnspitul. HTJTCHINS--Miss Nancy, Karney who has been a patient in the Mercy hospital at Mason City was brot to the home oC her parents Mr. and Mrs. Henry Christensen Saturday. Comes From Illinois LONE ROCK--Mary Knisg of Lannark, 111., arrived Saturday for an extended visit at Conrad Rahns Are Visiting in Algona. ALGONA--Mrs. Joe White and small daughter, Joan of Manilla, are visiting at Mrs. White's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Norman. Juveniles Have Party. FLOYD--The Royal Neighbor juveniles and their guests, 30 in all, enjoyed a Valentine party at the home of Mrs. Alfred Laisn. Comes From St. Paul. FERTILE--Wilbur Kellog of St. Paul visited Mr. and Mrs. C.' O. Shiemo. Itcvivnl Series Closes. THOMPSON--Dr. W. H. Lease and the local pastor, the Rev. Beldon WeikeJ, closed a three weeks series of revival meetings at the M. E. church. Go To Iowa City. LATIMER -- S. Kibsgaard and son, Harold, motored to Iowa City to see Vigg Kibsgaard who is there for treatment. He is not much improved. Op To Grundy Center. WODEN--Mr. and Mrs. George Sparenburg went to Grundy Center Saturday to spend a few days visiting relatives. Is Creamery Bookkeeper. ROCKWELL--Miss Mae Sadler accepted a position as bookkeeper for the newly organized Farmers Co-Operative creamery. Surprised on Birthday. DOWS--Her children and their families gathered Sunday and sur- nrised Mrs. John .Tacobson on her birthday. Submits to Operation. CORWITH--Bernard Mettille was operated on for appendicitis at the Kossuth county hospital, Algona. Are From Bonne. BELMOND--Dr. and Mrs. Paul Barth and daughter of Boone visited Sunday at the home of Mrs. Earth's mother, Mrs. M. Newgard. Mrs. C. O. Fitts accompanied them home to Boone for a abort visit. Class Holds Party. ALEXANDER--Miss Jessie Bell entertained at her home Saturday afternoon the women of her Sunday school class at a valentine party. There were. 17 present. Is Student at Cornell. BELMOND--Miss Ruth Ramsay, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Ramsay, c'Kme fro'm -Cornell college, Friday to stayUritir'Suuaay; 'Â·Â·Â·"' Â·Â·" Conie From Des Moines. Â· GOLDFlELD--Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Grif'ee of Des Moines were guests at the James L. Darland home several days. Vi-vt in Des Moines. CHAPIN -- Mr. and Mrs. Joe Boots and Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Sanders were Sunday visitors with relatives and friends a,t Des Moines. Arc Alexander Guests. ALEXANDER--Mr. and Mrs. Bert Mouch of Des Moines were Sunday visitors at the homes of Henry Stoffers and Fred Greenfield. Comes From Qwutonna. BELMOND--L. M. Skouge of Owatonna, Minn., formerly of Belmond, is visiting his old friends here this week. Cattle Is Shipped. ORCHARD--Stanesypher brothers shipped a load of cattle to Chicago Saturday night and on Monday night George Crawford and son, Paul, Mrs. Grace Lack and sons, John and Howard, and Dennis Balsley shipped six carloads of stock to Chicago. Paul Crawford, Howard Lack and Dennis Balsley accompanied the shipments. Go to Ames. GOLDFlELD--Miss Helen Harvey spent the week-end \vith Misses Hattie and Laura" Matson at Ames. Visit at Alexander. ALEXANDER--Abner Harlan of Roland visited friends here Saturday and Sunday. Comes From Dallas. SHEFFIELD--Miss Marvyl Binger, teacher in the public schools, Dallas, spent the week-end in her home. Visits at Alexander. ALEXANDER--Abner Harlon of Rolaiv3 visited friends here Saturday and Sunday. Julius Torgenson Improves. THOMPSON--Julius Torgenson. farmer north of Thompson, who has been quite ill with pneumonia for more than a week, is much improved. Patient Leaves Hospital. LATIMER--Rex Miller was able to leave the Hampton hospital a-*J return home.'He has been a patient at the hospital several weeks. Aro From Cedar Falls. ROCK FALLS--Ray and Marvin Calvert, Cedar Falls, came Saturday evening and visited their broth er and family. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Calvert and other friends. They returned home Sunday evening. Will Open Shop. R O C K W E L L-iMnx Kruggel rented the old postoffice building, one door west of the First Nationa bank and will shortly open up a ra dio sales room and general repair .shop. Student Comes Home. JOICE--Kermit Paulson, who Ir attending college at St. Olaf, spent Sunday with friends and relative.s at home. Churches Are Redecorated. BELMOND, Feb. 17.--St. John's German Lutheran congregation is decorating the interior of the church, painting it for the first time. Trinity Norwegian Lutheran church is being papered and painted nsidc also. MRS.M'CLURE, GARNER, IS DEAD Woman, 50, Is Survived by Husband, Two Sons, One Daughter. GARNER, Feb. 17.--Mrs. Scott McClure, 50, died at a hospital at Iowa City last night where she was receiving treatment before submitting to an operation. Funeral arrangements have not been announced. Mr. and Mrs. McClure came here from .Forest City last April. Previous to that time they lived in South Dakota. Besides the husband, who is employed by the Garner'Sig- nal, three children, William, a linotype operator in New York city, Maurine, teacher in a girls school in New York state, and Kenneth, reporter on the Sioux City Tribune, survive. Mr. and Mrs. McClure sang in the Congregational choir. Iowa's Oldest Citizen Hi. FORT DODGE, Feb. 17. )--Mrs. Anna Daley, 110, of Clare, lay critically ill in a hospital here. She is reputedly Iowa's oldest citizen. Farmers. Merchants Hold,Bunquet. INDIANOLA, Feb. 17. (UP) -The first annual Warren county farmers-Merchants banquet will be held here tonight, with Royal H. Holbrook of Cedar Rapids as the principal speaker. SOLONS IRONICALLY PROPOSE LICENSING ALL JOWA FARMERS DES MOINES, Feb. 17. UP)--At last the Iowa farmer is to be saved! A humorous resolution providing for the licensing of all farmers in order to prevent entrance into agriculture of "careless, indifferent, an'd incompetent city chaps" was filed in the house today by Representative Frank Hollingrsworth of Boone county, G. J. Van Buren of Jones county, and Representative J. Park Bair of Buena Vista county. The license fee of $1 a year would not be collected, however, because, the resolution says, "it is presumed the farmer will be unable to pay it." Hired men who could prove they drove an automobile 10,000 miles during the preceding year would be exempt. A county board composed of the president of the chamber of commerce and two other residents with at least three weeks' farm experience would be set up. Proposes Reapportionment. ST. PAUL, Feb. 17. lfP--Henne- pin, Dakota and Goodhue counties would be formed into a double congressional district in which two representatives would be elected at large, under a proposal advanced today by Representative G. W. Johnson, Duluth, a member of the Minnesota house apportionment committee. Brookhart Opposed to H o l d i n g Conventions Upon 18th Amendment COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 17. 7P)-- Opposition to a national constitutional convention was expressed in a letter from Senator Smith . W. Brookhart" of Iowa to State Senator tt. L. Marshall, who had asked: the lowan to appear Wednesday at a committee hearing on the subject. Senator Brookhart wrote: "I have no confidence in the convention. It never has represented the voice of the people, and I think never will. If a proposition to repeal the eighteenth amendment were submitted to conventions in the various states, it would open up the most gigantic field of bribery, fraud and corruption ever suggested to our country." "Gin Marriage' 1 Bill Passed. CHEYENNE, Wyo., Feb. 17. The state senate passed a so-called "gin marriage" bill, requiring five days' notice of intent to marry, and forwarded it to Gov. Frank C. Emerson yesterday. "A : TbniofprMan or Woman Golden Medical Discovery 'Â· ~ ' New Jewelry for Spring Merkel's introduces new notes for spring in a fascinating array of jewelry at surprisingly low prices. Every dress or blouse needs its bit of jewelry to make the picture complete. Coral comes'to the'front with beads and earrings of carved coral which is becoming to all complexions. Â§1 to $2.95. Cameo brooches' and necklaces of real shell set in genuine marcasite mountings are back again and priced from $1 to $1.95. See the new Peggy Jane Jeweled Hair Ornaments to wear jauntily over one ear. 50c to ?1. Arline necklaces, bracelets and .earrings are striking for their individuality. They are of satin silver finish set with jade. Â§1 and $1.95. GRAND RADIO AT A M O V I E S H O W P R I C E ! We are setting the marvelous new BABY GRAND NOW right off OUT sales floor at the unbelievable price of 5O Less Tubes This is the most amazing radio value offered since man learned how to take voicea and music out of the air. It's not a toy nor a midget radio set, hut a full-toned, distance-getting, 7-tube screen grid receiver, with electro-dynamic speaker enclosed in n fine walnut cabinet--the little. wonder of the radio world. Â· We want you to ace and hear for yourself. You'll be delighted at the demonstration of the PIIILCO Baby Grand--its beauty, ita selectivity, its full rich tone, its reception, ita accurate station control. It has all the features of the big seta in a compact radio only 16 inches wide by 17# inches high;* There's no reason to say, "I'll wait 'til I can afford abigone."Rcmember Napoleon, Grant and David of Bible times-were little fellows who did big things. You can't judge by size. The PHILCO Baby Grand will fill any radio demand you may make. Besides, it fits anywhere, just as its price fits any pocketbook. Don't deprive your family of this rare treat a day longer. Come in today while wÂ« still have them. Philco is the fastest Belling radio in the world. That's why we urge you to buy at once. Tomorrow you may have to wait for another shipment. SMALL DOWN PAYMENT--EASY TERMS Peoples Gas and Electric Company "For Better Appliances"