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March 3, 1936

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 3

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 3 1936 TURKS BOYS'WOODWORK WILL BE JUDGED Montgomery Ward Contest to Be Open to Those Under 19 Years of Age. A contest which will challenge the creative ability and manual dexterity of the boys, 19 years old and younger, of this community was announced Tuesday by B. F. Sherman, Montgomery Ward store manager. The contest opened March 3 and closes April 4. Any type of product of the woodworker's art may be submitted provided that it is the work exclusively of the one boy and that it is made during the period of the contest. The store manager announced that he expected all types of entries from wooden bowls to bedsteads and that the type of the article will make no diffei'ence in determining the prizes which will be awarded on the basis of workmanship. The first prize, according to Mr. Sherman, will be a ?12.95 lathe;.second prize will be a 37 inch lathe which sells for $4.95; third prize, a heavy vise; and fourth prize, an emery wheel. Winners will be selected by a committee of 3 competent judges, which will be announced later. Entry blanks are available at the Ward store here, and all boys are invited to call at the store for blanks and any information about the contest. Winning articles will be displayed In the window of the Ward store after the announcement of winners on April 13, but will remain the exclusive property of the boys who made them. The local manager, Mr. Sherman, knowing from experience in selling woodworking tools that fathers are often as interested as boys in woodworking projects, stated that parents may give advice and may watch their sons' efforts all they like as long as they do not participate in the actual work. MURDER TRIALS AS SCHEDULED Pleas of Mrs. Johnston and Horton to Delay Trial Date Denied. BEDFORD, /B--The poison murder trials of Floyd Horton and his confessed paramour, Mrs. Anna Johnston, will proceed March 16 as scheduled. District Judge Homer A. Fuller, refusing to quash the county attorney's information charging Mrs. Johnston with murder, Monday also denied Hortons and Mi's. Johnston's pleas to postpone the date of trial. Horton and Mrs. Johnston, who admitted illicit relations since last November, are accused of plotting the poison murder of Horton's comely 37 year old wife, Elta, who died after taking, capsules for a cold. First Degree Methods. Frank Wisdom, Mrs. Johnston's attorney, asked the court to quash the indictment against his client on ground that the prosecution employed "first degree methods" in obtaining her confession. Wisdom asserted that Mrs. Johnston was questioned for more than 10 hours at one time and that she was not informed of her constitutional rights to an attorney and to refuse to make statements that might incriminate her. Practices Foster Anarchy. "Such practices in procuring confessions foster anarchy and revolution," Wisdom said. Horton's attorneys did not seek to quash the indictment of their client, but joined with Disdom in asking a continuance. They told Judge Fuller they would not have sufficient time to prepare a defense by March 16, but Judge Fuller, overruling the motion, said: "I believe that two weeks is all .he time you need to prepare . . . be ready for trial March 16." CHARLES CITY NEWS FLOYD COUNTY SOILS STUDIED Planning Committee Makes Suggestions on Crop Proportions. CHARLES CITY--Several members of the Floyd County Planning committee met in the Farm Bureau office Monday and completed the preliminary report which included the problem of production of the various farm products in 193G assuming normal weather conditions and present farming practises and the probable production of the various farm products under a crop system that would control erosion and maintain soil fertility. Floyd county has six main soil types each of which requires a little different handling- to maintain soil fertility and to prevent erosion, Martin E. Sar, chairman of the county agricultural planning committee said in commenting on the work of the group. For the purpose of the report, the soil types were grouped in the following 6 groups: Carrington, Dodgeville and Dickinson soils; Clyde, Floyd soils; Lindley, Clinton and Roseville soils; terrace soils; bottom soils; muck and peat. Classification Is Explained. The soils of the first group comprise 57 per cent of the area of the county and are the upland well drained soils with a fairly rolling to rolling topography. The second group makes up about 23 per cent of the area of the county and includes the upland soils that are heavy and have poor natural drainage for the most part. The topography of this soil is inclined to be level or impressed. It is the most fertile soil in the county when properly drained. The third group of soils is the least productive of all BOYS! Win a Prize in Wards Woodworking Machinery Contest MARCH 3 to APRIL 4 COME IN TO WARDS HARDWARE DEPARTMENT AND GET AN ENTRY FORM --START WORK ON YOUR EXHIBIT TODAY. Master Quality at Lowest Prices! A Big, 4-Speed Lathe You'll Be Proud to Own 495 9-Inch Band Saw Heavy cast iron! Cuts to c e n t e r of 18-in. circle! Takes wood up to 4 inches thick! 9x9-in. cast table tilts on trunnion to 45 degrees! Adjustable roller guide! 4-inch V-pulley! Over-all height 26 inches! Finest quality cast gray iron--so heavy and rigid there's no vibration or chatter! Full 8 bv 27-inch capacity! Head stock runs Bi bronze bearings and against a ball thrust bearing for smoother operation! Heavy gray iron bed--smooth, perfectly machined ways! Carefully milled and fitted tail stock with cup center, hand wheel feed and lever lock! Adjustable 6-in. tool rest. Portable Sander 995 Do a better job with Wards portable sander! Attaches quickly to flexible shaft! S t u r d y cast aluminum frame and handle. Rubber covered pulleys run on bronze bearings! Handy belt tension adjustments. Length 17 in. Complete with sanding belt. 7-Inch BenchSaw 995 Husky 12-In. Jig Saw Rigid, balanced gray iron frame! Deep throat for full 12-in. cut! Takes wood up to 2 % in. thick! Heavy, ff/^-m. cast table tilts to 45 degrees! Smooth-working tempered steel cam action! Extra long bearing. 4-in. V-type pulley! Rips, cross-cuts, miters, grooves! Cuts to 2%-inch depth! Smooth lOxW^-in. table raises and lowers-tilts on trunnion to 45 degrees! Safety guard over blade! 1%-in. bronze bearings. Heavy cast-iron rip fence, Handy miter gauge. 10-Speed Drill 1095 Big Heavy Duty Jointer 4-inch blades of high speed steel--cut up to % inch deep! Self-lubricating bronze bearings for smooth, quiet operation! Extra long, surface-ground tables! Sturdy, self-aligning rip fence! Safety guard for greater protection! Heavy cast iron! Big 8-in. table--ground and slotted! 3-jaw chuck takes up to y t ~ in. drills. Steel spindle runs on self-lubricating bronze bearings! Positive acting lock. Convenient depth gauge. Motor not included. Bench Saw Heavy duty 8-in. produc. tion size saw! Cuts to 2 %. in. depth. 16x20-in. table with y/i in. ahead of saw! Table raises and lowers-tilts up to 45 degrees! Vi- brationless--runs on New Departure ball bearings! Come in! Let us tell you more sbout it! Ask About Wards Convenient Budget Plan 102-4-6 SOUTH FEDERAL AVENUE TELEPHONE 57 the soils in the county, is quite broken in topography and subject t( serious erosion where cultivated. The fourth group includes th more or less sandy soils lying be twcen the bottom and upland soil It has good natural drainage and is very fertile where a good rotatioi including a legume is followed. This soil will not withstand the drought however, as well as some of the other types. The fifth group includes the lowland soils which are subjec to overflow and a large per cen of which is in bluegrass and woodland. The sixth group comprises only a fraction of a per cent o: the area of the county and is very dark in color having a high organic matter content. This type of soil is particularly suited to truck crops Recommendations are Made. The following figures illustrate the difference between what the committee thought would be grown under normal conditions and what should be grown if all farmers were following soil management programs that would adequately maintain the fertility of their soils. The group estimated that the permanenl nasture should be increased from 46.000 acres to 52.000 acres, the rotation pasture increased from 2S.- 000 to 35.000 acres, the corn acre age decreased from an estimated 102,000 to 94,000 acres, the smal grain acreage decreased from 72,000 acres to 64,000 acres. According to the acreages worked out by the committee, Floyd county should have a total of 69,000 acres in rotation pasture and tame hay with approximately 11.400 acres in alfalfa. The acreage of alfalfa in the county at the present time is approximately 2.000. Some of the other striking changes which were recommended by the committee was a large decrease in the soybean acreage unless a local market can be devel oped for soybean seed. It was felt that with a large acreage of alfalfa, the need of soybeans for hay would not be nearly as great. Pioneer, Who Suffered Stroke in Fall, Buried CHARLES CITY--Funeral services were to be held Tuesday after noon for Mrs.. Celeste Kuhnle, 68, a lifetime resident of Floyd county. Mrs. Kuhnle fell on the sidewalk in front of her home Feb. 12, a very cold night. She suffered a stroke and was taken to the Cedar Valley hospital where she died. She is sur vived by three s ons, Burr, Delevan, Wis., George and Eldon of Des Moines, all of whom were with their mother at the end. The Rev. G. A. Hess will officiatae at the funeral to be held in the Lindaman Funeral home and burial will .be in. Riverside cemstary. Masonic School Held. CHARLES CITY -- Dr. C. E. Wright of Clear Lake held a school of instruction in the Masonic Temple Monday evening when Joppa ommandery No. 55 was host to ornmanderies from Osage, Decorah and Mason City. There was a large attendance at the meeting and the Templars wore their uniforms. License Ts Issued. CHARLES CITY--A marriage license was issued to Arthur Jorgenson of Charles City and 3velyn Clapham of Greene. Charles City Briefs CHARLES CITY--Frank Fisher went to Brownsville, Texas in the interests of the Fisher company which has a contract for interior finish for a courthouse. He was accompanied by Mrs. Fisher. Mrs. Helene McCray, regent o£ Alden Sears chapter D. A. R. went to Des Moines to attend the thirty- seventh annual conference of the Iowa Daughters of the American Revolution. A. M. Butler, formerly with the Charles City Motor company, has been appointed salesrnanager of the C. M. Henderson Motor company of Ottumwa and assumed his duties yesterday. A daughter, Janet Elaine, was bom to Mr. and Mrs. Alton Sanders Sunday in the Cedar Valey hospital. This is their first child. Ralph McGrath and Lawrence Coonradt have returned from a several weeks' stay in California. Helmuth Kamin, Rudd is a patient in the Cedar Valley hospital. Mrs. Paul Lindemeyer and children have gone to Cedar Falls to spend a week with her sister, Mrs. V. S. Lindaman. Mrs. Julia Hunter has returned from spending the winter in Winfield, Kans. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Gabel moved yesterday from 402 South Iowa street to a farm near the city. The Harvey Wilson family vacated a farm north of Chalcs City to locate on one north of Nashua. The N. J. Tatro family of Waterloo has moved into the Ellis apartments on East Clark street. Miss Dorothy Reed has gone to Chicago to take postgraduate work in nursing at the Michael Reese hospital. The St. Charles Women's club met Monday evening with Miss Augusta Clemens who had charge of the program. She told about the life of Josiah Wcdgewood. maker of fine china and jasper ware, and showed a number of pieces of unusual design and decoration. Mr. Merkle gave an illustrated talk on Russia ai the meeting of the Rotary club Monday noon. He presented slides of pictures taken by himself while on (our there. L. H. Henry was program chairman. i lue day at Wards EVEN PLAIN AND COLORED CUSHION DOTS MAT5RIAIS; Curtain eriais · Missionette · Cushion Dot · Colored Figures 3 Patterns! Fresh, crisp materials! One of the finest assortments we've ever seen at this low price! Make complete new sets of curtains! Make them any size--you'll save money on these materials! T A I L O R E D PAIRS A Value Look what you can save on complete sets during this sale! Fine quality, long- we'aring missionette--each side 28x2%! Ecru shade. IT'S A GOOD THING WE USED WARDS WASHABLE WALL PAINT! YET WARDS SAVE YOU UP TO 35% Washable Wall Paints CERTIFIED FLAT WALL PAINT-One coat covers. Dries 6 to 8 hours, AO -i r Verified $2.65 value. Gallon '. p£.13 GLOSS WALL ENAMEL-Washable high gloss. Easy to apply. No do or brushmarks. $3.50 value. Gallon pinOlj SEMI-GLOSS ENAMEL Satin-like semi luster. Easy to wash. Verified 53.50 value. Gallon Super House Paint $3.45 value. fan Qr* Gallon $£·«/«) Coverall House Paint $2.45 value. rt» i *](\ Gallon t p l . « 4 / Mat-prooc Floor Varnish $] 35 value *·« An Quait $1.UU (t« OQ Coverall Flat Paint stand. rt -I [" Q quality. Gallon « p l « D « J Coverall Floor Paint stand. PQ quality. Quart ..... J 3 \, Coverall Floor Varnish stand. ' r r quality. Quart ..... 03 C , SAVE % TO % ON WALLPAPER AT WARDS! Men's Work SOCKS pr. You'll get lots of wear for lOc! Strong- cotton. Ribbed tops. Reinforced heels and toes. Sturdy Work SHOES $2-59 as* Nailed and sewed construction. Double oak leather soles. Black, brown, elk-finished. Sturdy Chambray Wards jLow Price Long-wearing fine-yarn chambray, full-cut. Unbreakable buttons. Interlined collar. Sturdy Cotton Twill $J.OO A favorite. Wide cuffs. 2-front button-thro' polo pockets. Gray, white stripe. COLORFUL ! Cretonnes Specially Priced For 3 Days Only! 29 Color Combinations 2 20% more after the Sale! The weight of this material makes it one of the most useful yard goods you can buy! Don't miss this opportunity! Buy yards of it-make it up into drapes, chair or pillow covers, bedspreads! WARDS COMPLETE Harness Department What are your harness needs? Wards can fill them at the lowest cost to you! Divided Back Strap Harness Medium-heavy weight -- good grade black steerhide leather--steel names. Back, hip straps 1V K inches. Adjustable to horses up to 1600 Ibs Divided Back Strap Harness Extra heavy weight--Best grade russet Steerhide Leather--Steel Hames. I'/i" Back ana Hip Straps. Adjustable to horses up to 1700 Ibs Harness without Breeching Medium-heavy weight -- good grade --, black steerhide leather--stop] names. £ vJ Back, hip straps l'/i inches. Adjustable *P T^l to horses up to 1600 Ibs eg Divided Back Strap Harness Extra heavy weight--Best grade hand selected Steerhide Leather--Edges un- A P* blackened--Stee! Hames. IV back and «!"%. hip straps. Adjustable to horses un to « B' 1700 Ibs 3J 1 Black Flexible Leather Face Collar Soft, fits to hnrse's shoulder. Oil-treated . to keep soft. Hair face pad under face of Jk collar. Thong sewed. Sixes: 10" to 23''- TM Tick Face Collar Heavy russet, split leather back and rim. Rye stuffed. IS" to 23" .50 .95 Wards Harness Oil | F* Good grade black harness oil. Sot'U'ns and feJL^%rf* preserves leather. Gallon Ji ^J?^* Yellow Sweat Pad J F* .lute composite stuffed. 5 rows quilling. «L ||f 1 rustproofed hooks . , , , . . . , ^ ^Jr Folded ring crown bridle; brass spotted S3.2!) Strong chrome leather halter: 6-ring style $1.00 Stiff fiber horse b r u s h ; leather strap 29c Spring steel curry comb; reversible style..,.23c Black leather hame strap; size 1 in. by 21 in. 15c Hvy. steerhide team lines; size I'/jV'xlS" $4.50 Metal loop breast strap; reinforced 79c 102-1-6 SOUTH FEDERAL AVE TELEPHONE 57

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