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Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, March 9, 1934
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BIGHT MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 9 1934 JOBS IN IOWA SHOW INCREASE 3.2 Gain Reported by Wenif in Industries of State for February. DES MOINES, March 9.--Frank E. Wenig, state commissioner of la- ·bor, reported today that Iowa's industries increased employment 3.2 per cent to February. "The increase in employment In February," Wenig said, "is reflected in practically all industries and is, in part, the result of many establishments resuming their usual schedule after a temporary cessation of activities at or near the beginning of the year. "Total weekly payrolls declined 1.2 per cent over January, while the average weekly wage increased 0.8 per cent. The weekly operating schedule shows 39.3 hours for the 309 firms reporting." ' The employment increases reflect Improved business conditions in the state,. Wenig pointed out. Many firms are anticipating continued improvement, he said, but some of these predictions are modified "to continue as long as CWA projects continue." Seasonally active i n d u s t r i e s showed a stronger tendency than is customary for. February--lumber products showed employment increases of 23.9 per cent, and leather products industries of 46.2 per cent. Textiles .jumped employment 11.3 per cent. Herman Mechler, 74, Is Dead at Titonka; Leaves Three Children TITONKA, March 9.--Herman Mechler, 74, died Thursday at the home of his sou, Clarence Mechler, south of Titonka after suffering from a stroll* a few days before. His wife dte'd at-their home in Ti- tpnka Dec. 30, 1932, and since that ·time Mr. Mechler made his home ·with his children. He is survived by three children, Clarence and Elmer, who live south of Titonka on farms owned by their father and Mrs. Merle Schweitert of Algona. Burial will be at the Buffalo township cemetery by the side of his wife. 70 Attend Meeting and. Banquet Held in Decorah DECORAH, March 9.--Nearly 70 employes of the Standard Oil company in northeastern Iowa met Wednesday fa Decorah for a business session and banquet. The business meeting-in the afternoon was 'held at Haugen's hall. New plans for the company were discussed and sales suggestions offered. Jack ,-JSVelte-of Mason-City was aaaong- the out of-town employes of the company who attended the banquet. A' banquet was served at the Winneshiek ^hotel. Among the features of the program were fancy dancing by Betty Downie and a reading given by Justin Hammond. PRINCIPALS IN DILLINGER PROBE Assistant Attorney General Edward C. Baroe (left) of Indiana headed the state's quiz into the jail break by John Dillinger as Charles Baran (rirtt), president of the Lake-county commissioners, urged the resignation or removal of Sheriff Lillian Holley, from whose custody DUlmger escaped. (Associated Frew Photos). COLFLESH HITS DEMO POLICIES Says Constitution Waived by Using "Emergency" as Excuse. DECORAH, March 9.--That the party in power "has used the word "emergency" as an excuse for waiving the federal constitution was a charge included in a talk here last nisht by R. W. Colflesh of Des Moines, seeker of the republican gubernatorial nomination. In case of moral emergency, he questioned, "could they waive the 10 comandments?" The republican party is still very much alive, Mr Colflesh continued, and he said he expected to see a republican victohy ia the state this fall. The meeting, in charge of Donald Haugen, county republican chairman, was held in the courthouse, J. A. Nelson, candidate for lieutenant governor, was the first speaker. He read his personal policies Former Senator .C. A. Benson of Elkader, candidate for the fourth district nomination as representative in congress, closed the meeting with i brief talk in which he paid high tribute to .Mr. Colflesh, saying tha M he were elected governor he alone ·woulirie ^governor.-- -···'·· Ahout 100 attended the meeting all points in the county being well represented. Fungicide is any material- tha will destroy fungi or prevent th germination of their spores. S pedal Showing, SATURDAY, 9 A. M. TO 9 P. M. "MARINETTE" KNITTED SUITS - DRESSES A representative from Marinette Knitting Mills will be here to show and take special orders on new spring and summer knitted wear. Be Here to choose yours-- SHO'WING SATURDAY ONLY Julius EsteM, Manager TWO FIRSTS WON BY CLEAR LAKE Rock Falls Also Takes High Rank in County Declare Held in Thornton. THORNTON, March 9.--Clear Lake won two firsts and Rock Falls one high, ranking in the Herro Gordo county declamatory :ontest held Thursday night in the Thornton theater. Results were: Oratorical--Virgina Yelland of Clear Lake, first, and Carl Morris of Thornton, second; dramatic--K. Jerome Wilkinson of Rock Falls, first, and Darlene Cooper of Meservey, second; humorous-Dorothy Dolley of Clear Lake, first, and Carl Brown of Thornton, second. Supt. T. H. Stall of Rockwell, chairman of the Cerro Gordo schoolmasters, presented cups to the winners. Judges were Edna ,uce, Mrs. A. E. Rankin and Minnie Stone, all of Hampton. IMjTCa^WillBe Operated Again This Year, McCoy Declare! OMAHA--Citizens' ' Military Training campa.'are~expected io~'b MASONCITYANS AWARDED HONORS Sari Gaylord, Edgar Gage, William Mutschler Are College Leaders. Three Mason City boys attending owa State college have been award- d high honors for their work in various activities this year. Earl Gaylord, Edgar Gage and William Mutschler are the three. Gaylord is a senior in industrial cience, with a major in economics. Gage is taking general engineering and Mutschler is a chemical engineer. Was Ad Salesman. After serving as ad salesman and hen as advertising manager for a 'ear and a half, Mutschler climaxed us work on' the "Iowa Engineer," magazine published by the engineer- ng students at Iowa State, by being ilected business manager. In this capacity he will have'charge of all advertising, accounting and business direction of the -magazine .for the next year. Edgar Gage has been business manager of the '"Engineer" this year, taking over the duties of that xssition at the beginning of the fall .errn. And, in addition to that, he was recently elected to membership n Phi Kappa Phi, national scholas- ic organization. Adds New Honors. Earl Gaylord, editor of the Bomb, college yearbook, president of his fraternity for a second term, and mrticipant in numerous other ac- ivities, has also added several new honors to hia list. He, too, was elected to Phi Kappa Phi and just last week he played an important part in college life as chairman ot the Fanhellenic dance committee. Phi Kappa Phi was started at the University of Maine in 1898. It has grown until today there are .40 chapters located in all parts of the United States. This organization is to scientific schools what Phi Beta Kappa is to liberal arts institutions. Membership is based largely on grades, only those in the upper one-third of the upper one-fifth ol the senior class being eligible foi membership. Mother and Daughter Honored on Birthdays at Spillville Party SPILLVILLE, March 9.--A double birthday surprise was given in honor of an aged mother and her daughter, Mrs. Caroline Nockels, 88 of Calmar and her daughter, Mrs. Joseph Ptachek, 68, at the home of the latter in 'Spillville, Wednesday afternoon by their children. The guests present · were.. Mr. "and Mrs Pet« : Nockela''of Decorah; Mr. and held again this year,' according to an announcement made by Majo: General Frank R. McCoy, command ing the Seventh corps area. The ex act number to be trained has not ye been made public by the war de partment in Washington, D. C. General McCoy stated, but the tentative plan is to train 4,600 young men in the Seventh corps area, which consists o£ Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas. The camps will be held from Aug. 1 to Aug. 30 at Fort Crook, Nebr., Fort Des Moines, Iowa, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and Fort Sneffing, Minnesota; from July 17 to Aug. 15 at Camp Pike, Ark.; from July 10 to Aug. 8 at Fort Lincoln, N. Dak., ·vnd Fort Riley, Kans., the latter for "egro candidates only, and from .Tuly 2 to July.31 at Jefferson Bar- "cks, Mo. The object of the C. M. T. camps, ""eneral McCoy stated, is to develop 'je manhood of the nation by bring- -» together young men of high type ··:om all walks of life, in the same ··.inform, on a common basis of -.duality and under the most favorable conditions of outdoor life; to teach them the privileges, duties and responsibilities of American citizenship; to inculcate self-dis- I cipline and obedience, and to develop these young men physically, ·mentally and morally. Mrs. "George Nockels of near Proti Tin; Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Busch of Calmar; Mrs. Will Soukup and son Herman of near Ridgeway and Mrs George Riehle and daughter, Mar cella of here. Mrs. Chatfield to Be Buried at Iowa Falls IOWA FALLS, March 9.--Mrs. J Chatfield, 64. a pioneer resident this county, died Wednesday at er home in. Pueblo, Colo. The body ill arrive'here on the Rock Islanc .turday morning and after a shorl ervice at the Wilbur funeral home will be interred in Union cemetery he is survived by her husband and wo sons, Guy Chatfield of Pueblo ind Lee of Winterset. The famil' as prominent in the civic, church id social life of Ellis township for many years. Former Resident Bailed. SWEA CITY, March 9.--George \. Stokes, former resident of Swaa City, died and funeral services were eld Wednesdav at his home in "·airmen*:, Minn. "The Four Beasts of Daniel Seven* Illustrated by Pictures Revealing Rome's Challenge to Protestants EVANGEIJST R. E. GBIFFIN SUNDAY NIGHT, March 11--Music begins 7:80 ·y. M. C. A; ASSEMBLE HAH, Notice: This lecture reveals htartling facts every Protestant should hear. SUNDAY NIGHT, March 18 the subject will be "VVHKRE ABB THE DEAD? CAN WE TAIJt .VITH OUR DEAD FRIENDS?" DeWalle Named Head of Howard Corn-Hog Group CRESCO, March 9.--L. J. De- Walle was elected county chairman H. J- Novak, vice chairman, and Paul N. Payne, secretary of the Corn-Hog allotment committee Other members of the county com mittee are John Knippling of How ard township and Mike Wittenbree of Jamestown township. Ruth Patterson Heads P. E. O. CRESCO, March 9.--Mrs. John Gammons and Miss Muriel Luer were hostesses to the P. E. O. whic! met at the library and elected: Mis Ruth Patterson, president: Mrs. L R. Fields, vice president; Mrs. B. A Thompson, corresponding secretary Mrs. L. C DeNoyelles. recording secretary; Mrs. Bernice Wells, treas urer; Mrs. John Gammons, chaplain and Mrs. Paul Wise, guard, Glasses Prevent Eye Injuries, NASHUA, March 9.--Mrs. J. 3 Laird, who had been nursing at th Harry Gogg home, cut a deep gash over and below her eye, severs places on her arm, and was consld drably bruised Wednesday, when -he stumbled as she was enterin, ·;e storm door from the outside .nd fell through the glass. The sigh of her eye was saved by her eye glasses. Wins .Spelling Honors. HAYFIELD, March 9.--Anni Stupka, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Martin J. Stupka, was awarded th highest honor in a spelling contes here and will represent this schoo in the county spelling contest. PLAINTIFFS IN EPIDEMIC SUIT Dr. Clarence Boren (right) of Marinette, Wls., and his wife, Gertrude (left), were plaintiff!) in a suit for $800,000 damages filed In Chicago against Dr. Herman Bundesen, Chicago health commissioner, and the Congress hotel of Chicago. They charged the defendants "willfully and wantonly" withheld information about Chicago's amoebic dysentery epidemic of last summer and that they contracted the disease as a result. The suit said Dr. Boren was critically 111 In New Orleans. (Associated Press Photos). JURY WILL HEAR MORE WITNESSES Inquest Will Continue With Testimony by Wife of Mishap Victim. NORTHWOOD, March 9.--A coroner's jury composed of L. F. Madson, S. E. Espeseth and Rolf Rislov, all of Northwood, was named to listen to witnesses testifying relative to the fatal accident of Sunday morning in which Bennie Helgeson, 35,, was killed while walking on highway No. 65 just north of Kensett. After hearing about a score of witnesses the hearing was adjourned to be reconvened some time after the funeral of Mr. Helgeson, which was held at Elk Creek Lutheran church, west of Kensett, when it is presumed that Mrs. Helgeson, who was with her husband at the time of the accident, will be well enough to appear and give her testimony. Mrs. Helgeson was injured painfully though not seriously in the accident, and these injuries, combined with the shock of the tragedy, 'made it necessary for her to be-under medical care for a time. Coroner- L. G. Hewitt, who presided at the hearing,' has not announced just when the examination of witnesses will be resumed. Reports of the accident indicate that Mr.. Helgeson was walking on the pavement in the same direction the car was traveling which struck him. Halvor Bjorgo, who was driving the car, testified he was watching the black lines on the pavement as a car was approaching from the opposite direction and owing to the blinding effect of the oncoming lights did not see Helgeson until the car struck him. Bjorgo and the Helgesons were returning from a house warming at the J. W. Dishon home on the old Wall farm just north of Kensett to which place they had moved last week. Rites for Nels Larson, 66, Are Held in Bancroft BANCROFT, March 9.--Funerc -enrices were held in the Immanuel Lutheran church for Nels Larson, 15, who died at the home of Hans Hanson at Forest City. Mr. Larson ;ame .to America from Sweden with his parents in 1886 'and located in How Common "Acid Stomach" Makes Itself Known to You The Signs of Acid Stomach Nervouineis Auto-Intoxication Feeling of Weakneu Neuralgia Nausea Indigestion Frequent Headaches Lou of Appetite Sleeplessness Mouth Acidity Sour Stomach What to Do For It TAKE-- 2 tMspoonfuls of Phillips' Milk of Magnesia in a glass of water every morning when you get up. Tak« another teaspobnful thirty minutes after eating. And another before you go to bed. OR--Take Phillips' Milk of Magnesia Tablet! --oiu tatkl for each teaspoonful «s directed above. If you have Acid Stomach, you can easily trace it. The symptoms above, headaches, stomach pains after eating, "gas," "upsets' are the usual indications. I4ow--to get rid of it, all you need do is follow these directions: TAKE: 2 teasp09nfuls of Phillips' Milk of Magnesia in a glass of water every morning when you get up. Take another teaspoonful thirty minutes after eating. And another before you go to bed. Or--you can take Phillips' Milk of Magnesia Tablets; substituting one tablet for each teaspoonful of the Jiquid'and get the same result. Try It--You Will Be Amazed! Try this and, chances are, it will make a great difference in your life. For this small dosage of Phillips' Milk of Magnesia acts to neutralize stomach acids causing distress. After-meal pains and discomfort f o. You feel freedom from- dull eadaches. That "afternoon fag" --you think is depletion or "nerves" disappears. You feel like another person. People are doing this -doctors advocating it, everywhere. But -when you buy, be sure to get the REAL article-- Genuine PHILLIPS' Milk of Magnesia -- the kind doctors endorse. Always ask for it by the name PHILLIPS'.' ALSO IN TABLET FORM Each tiny tablet is the equivalent of a teaspoonful of Genuine P h i l l i p s ' M i l k of Magnesia. MEMBER N.R.A. MILK OF MAGNESIA ancroft. He lived here all his life xcept the last seven years. Sheffield Brick Plant to Supply 95 Carloads of Products for S.U.I. SHEFFIELD, March 8. -- The Sheffield Brick and Tile company wa» awarded contracts to furnish clay for the construction of two large buildings at the University of Iowa. The local plant will furnish backup tile, partition blocks and floor tile for the fine arts building and the law dormitory. The contracts awarded the local plant will total 95 carloads of clay products. Plant officials expressed the belief that the plant would open about April 1 and continue to run until all contracts were filled and the yard stocks replenished. Boerschel, Nashua, Hurt When Attacked by Bull NASHUA, March 9.--John Boerschel suffered a broken rib and was badly bruised Tuesday when a bull which he had driven with the cattle into the barn, attacked him. He thought that the animal had gone into the stanchion, and was closing the door when it charged at him, pinning him between the barn and stanchion. The barking of a dog caused the hull to loosen its hold, and Mr. Boerschel"escaped. Parchman CRESCO, Post Commander. March 9.--Charles Parchman is the newly elected post commander of the local American Legion. PIONEER IS DEAD IN MARBLE ROCK Funeral for A. H. Waltter, in Business 42 Years, to Be Sunday. MARBLE ROCK, March 9.-A. H. Walster, pioneer resident of Marble Rock, died yesterday afternoon from acute indigestion and heart disease. He was born in 1854. He had been in the pump, plumbing and windmill business here for about 42 years. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon In the M. E. church with the Rev. Mr. Collis of Charles City officiating. Burial will be at Marble Rock. Surviving Mr. Walster are his son, R. D. Walster of Marble Rock, and a daughter, Mrs. C. L. Bredt of Hampton. His wife died in Decem- her. Hannah Erickson Ashes Are Taken to Swea City SWEA CITY, March 9.--The cremated ashes of Hannah Erickson, a former resident, were sent here from Los Angeles, Cal., to her father, Fred Erickson, wfip lives here. Miss Erickson left here about five years ago to make her home in California. She dies last year. The ashes will be buried by her mother's grave in Harrison cemetery in the family lot. Announcing the Spring 1934 Opening ^ of our Poppy Hats $2 .98 Poppy. Hats Come in Headslzes 21'/2 to 25 Inches They're so full of the exciting spirit of spring that there's really no telling what one of these new POPPY creations will do for. you--except this-they're a tonic for tired wardrobes--a flattering halo for winter worn faces-and they're sure to make you step out with new pep. The price is low--hut they're high in fashion--that's the delightful thing about POPPY Hats. POPPY HATS EXCLUSIVE IN MASON CITY AT MERKEL'S - a "Doggy" hosiery color by PHOENIX This, lovely Spring shade is a grey biege that will "run ·with" navy and the grey beiges so popular in costume colors. "Dog-gone" smart, ·we say. It's just one of the "DOGGY" hosiery colors. See them all in Phoenixwith Custom-Fit Top, famous for its "long-mileage" service and lasting beauty. i] oo also $125 Merhel's First Floor Saturday is the Last Day of the Charles of the Ritz Special Combination Offer Individually Blended Powder and Ritz Preparations for the price of the preparations only Ask about it! Merkels' First Floor. Make Your Winter Hose Last through the season by having the runners reknit and snags repaired at small cost. It really is quite a saving to do this. Merkels' First Floor You Can Wear the New Styles Perfectly with a The SEAMLESS Two-Way Stretch LASTEX Girdle Being knitted in ent piece, there art M ittmt to show through and mar th« s mooth linef of this season's fom-filtinj dresses. Made of two-w«y "Urtt«" which stretches in all directions and is Fashioned to fit the figure. A more comfortable, durable or practical garment you're new worn. Pre shrunk. The 14-Inch length is priced at $6.00; the 16-Inch at $7.50. Merkel's Second Floor

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