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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, February 18, 1931
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^^^^·"·^·^^^·^^g Mason City News on This Page WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1931 Feb. 19--Arthur L. Rule to address joint Legion party at armory. Feb. 19--Cerro Gordo Holstein Breeders association annual meeting at Cerro Gordo hotel. March 4--President Walter A. Jessup of University of Iowa to address alumni at dinner in Hote' Hanford. March 0.--Mason City school election. Here in Mason City cr Fhone ALLISON 431 for tho better Iowa Lump Coal. Its clean $7. H. E. Arquettc, postoffiee clerk, was unable to be at work Wednesday because of illness. Horace S. Beemer, X-Hay Extraction of Teeth. Penney Bldg. Frank W. Chambers, Lawyer, announces change of location to 205, Second Floor, M. B. A. Building. K.A. Mnllory, chief clerk at large, of the sixth division of the railway service, Chicago, was in Mason City on business Wednesday. Kansas City §8.75 by bus. Jefferson Bus Depot.'Phone 174. E. I. Urdangen of the Style v Shoppe left Tuesday evening for New York to purchase spring merchandise. He had just returned from Los Angeles where he spent five weeks. Washington Supper, First Baptist church, Thurs., Feb. 19, 5:30 to 7:30, 50 cents. Birth certificates have been filed in the office of the clerk for Willard Henry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Henry Lockwood, 122 South Monroe avenue, born Feb. 14, and Marry Ann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Archie E. Hungerford, Manly, born Feb. 7. Meet your friends of Colonial days at the Washington Supper, First Baptist church. ' A certificate of renewal of its corporate charter for 20 years has been filed by the Park Hospital Building company. Capital stock is , given as 5150,000 and the officers ', as follows: Dr. C. F. Starr, presi- \ dent; Dr. N. C. Stam, vice presi- j dent^ and Dr. H. D. Fallows, secre- i _tar«J[ind treasurer. .·**· ; Dance, Northwood, Wednesday, 1 Feb. 18. Dr. Pettiford's orchestra. ' Miss Tina Martin, manager of the Betty Jane Dress Shop, left Tuesday evening for Moline, III., where she will assist in the opening- of a new Betty Jane store there. She will be L gone about a xveek. Loans on Forest Park nnd Grand View property wanted. W. L. Patton, 109 E. State. Seo the cut nwiiy exhibit in our showroom. Learn what is on the inside, then compare. Schukei Motor Co. North Iowa's Home Newspaper SCHEDULE MILWAUKEE ROAD MAKES CHANGES TOSTARTSIINDAY Trains Now Offer Sleeping and Dining Cars for Public. A radical change of schedules and the inaugeration of a new and luxurious service for Mason City and North Iowa has been announced by officials of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific railway company. The changes will become effective at 12:01 o'clock Sunday afternoon. The new schedules and services are arranged for the convenience and comfort of North Iowa patrons and are an improvement over services before offered, railroad officials declared. The improvements on the Iowa and Dakota division are a part of those made in the entire system, they said. Mail service will be definitely affected by the change in Milwaukee schedules, postal officials said No. 3 Carries Sleeper. The Chicago, Rapid City sleeping car will be handled by the Pa- :ific Limited from Chicago to Savannah and by No. 3 -Savannah to Mason City. It will leave Chicago at 11:20 p. m. and will arrive at Mason City at 10:05 a. m. and will leave for pbints west, including Rapid City at 10:15 a. m. It will arnve at Rapid City at 6:30 the second morning. Rapid City to Chicago this car will be continued on No. 22. The I. and D. train No. 3 will lave a. sleeping car from Chicago to Rapid City. In addition the train will have a cafe limousine parlor car from Marquette to Mitchell, leaving Marquette at G :25 a. m and arriving in Mason City at 10:05 a. m. Breakfeast, luncheon and dinner will be served on the cafe parlor car. * T,*^ L and D ' · No - 4 wil1 Iea ve Mitchell at 5:40 a. m. daily and will arrive at Mason City at 1-25 p. m. The cafe limousine parlor car sent west on No. 3 will be returned from Mitchell to Mason City on this train and will serve breakfast and luncheon. No. 4 leaves Mason City at 8:45 a. m. daily for points ' Dons Lunsman Takes Over Shop Management Doris Lunsman, formerly con- neeted with the Sterling store and ,(· for the past three years located in ll'iChicago in an exclusive millinery fry store, has taken over the manage- f T rrient of the millinery department V?f the Betty Jane store. Miss Luns- r r man returned from a buying trip f recently and states her stock will ' ' be here in the next few days. .Railroad Association to Hole? Meeting Here The Railroad Employes National Pension Plan association will hold n meeting at 2:30 o'clock Sunday .' afternoon at Eagles hall. J. Rucker and A, G. Johnson, both of Belle Plaine, will be present at the meeting, which is open to all railroad employes, according to those in charge. 1 Daly Epigrams! Success is sometimes the result of beating the other fellow to It. WJ-DlLYG, PLHMBINO KEATING east including Chicago and" Milwaukee. The Sioux, eastbound train No. 22, which leaves Mason City at 9:40 p. m., will have a limousine parlor car Mason City to Marquette and lounge service auxiliary to the sleeping cars, but it will also be available to any passengers desiring parlor car accomodations any points Mason City to Marquette May Occupy Car. The Sioux, westbound train No. 11, which will leave Chicago at 5 P- m. and will arrive at Mason City at 3 a. m. will have a sleeper which sets out at Mason City and may be occupied until 7:30 a. m, by passengers for this point. "The new sen-ice from Chicago takes care of the different desires o£ the traveling public," local railroad officials said. "Those who wish to leave Chicago early may take the early train leaving there at 5 p. m. . and take a sleeper straight thru to Mason City where they will not have to be out of the sleeper until 7:30 a. m. Those who wish to take advantage of a few more hours in Chicago .to attend theaters or other attractions will be accommodated by the 11:20 p m departure arriving here at 10:05 a. m." A connection for Seattle and Tacoma with the Olympian by way of Sioux Falls and Bristol, will be available on No. 11, the Sioux, which leaves Mason City at 3:10 Music Is Featured on Program Given atMcKinleySchdol A community sing, a vocal solo entitled "My Pickanniny Baby" by Mrs. Russell Eldridge and a violin solo played by Florence Ncsje were the features on the Madison School Community center program Tuesday night. Mrs. R. R. Nesjo accompanied the numbers on the piano. Two reels of educational films were shown, entitled "The Making of Steel," and a two reel Charley Chase comedy was enjoyed. Mrs. R. R. Nesje was chairman of the program committee for this meeting and Mr. C. E. Payne was appointed chairman of the program committee for Feb. 24. Arthur Rule and Mrs. James Pritchard to Be Chief Speakers. Veterans of both the Civil and Spanish wars are to be guests o£ Clausen-Worden post of the Amer ican Legion and its auxiliary at th joint party to be held at the ai mory Thursday evening, when Ar thur L. Rule delivers his address o Abraham Lincoln. Mrs. James Pritchard. Onawa state vice president of the auxi iary, also will give an address stressing the work being done b her organization. A part of the program will be i: iharge of the American club of th high school, which will present th movie, "Old Glory." Jens Walker o .he high school will give the ora tion, "An All "Embracing Ameri canism." "The Story of Our Na ;ional Songs" will be presented b\ Jean Lovell. The "Rag- Dolls" of the Lincoln school will appear in several danc 0IWENT VIEWS ON TRANSACTION numbers. Mrs. Floyd ·ive a vocal solo. Fraser · wil The Rev. W. H. Spence Wil Have Charge of Rites for Salesman. Funeral services for s. S. Sipes GO, who dropped dead at Greene Tuesday morning, will he held al the Randall funeral home here al 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, with the Rev. W. H. Spence, minister of the First Methodist church, officiating-. Burial will take place in Memorial park cemetery. Two brothers of Mr. Sipes, H. E Sipes of Sterling:, III., and W. B Sipes of Mount Carroll, III., have arrived in the city, while a sister, Mrs. Sarah Staley, Carnegie, Penn., was unable to come. Mr. Sipes was a traveling salesman for the Hamilton Seed company of Cedar Rapids and had lived in Mason City 11 years. He had made his home at 207 East State street. a. m The Columbian, between Chicago and Seattle, is to he operated by way of Sioux City, Mitchell and Aberdeen, and a direct connection will be made at Mitchell between the. Columbian and the Sioux for passengers enroute from Seattle to Mason City FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE Fine 240 acres, Cerro Gorclo county, well improved farm, will accept city property or a good going business. INVESTIGATE Phone J34 Krcsjje Bldg. It isn't a "stoic code" that keeps a gangster from telling- who shot him. He's afraid he'll get well Fountain Inn Tribune. FOR TMIHGS YOU NEED-- Don't put off the buying of those hundred and one little necessities that will make life more enjnyjiblc. If money i.s needed--it's yours for the asking here. A sound practical loan plan that gives you up to §31)0 without trouble or hig "expense. Your character nnn reput.ilirm arc sec.urity--come in today nnd let us show you. MNITEP St. John's Starts Lenten Observance on Ash Wednesday St. John's Episcopal church is observing Ash Wednesday with four services. There were celebrations of the Holy Communion at 0:30, 7:30 nnd 9. Wednesday night at 7:30 the Penitential office for Ash Wednesday was to he said, followed by meditations. Father R. M. Redenbaugh will conduct similar services 'in Clear Lake on Monday evenings during- Lent. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of a penitential season which is observed in all apostolic churches thruout the world until Easter day There will be celebrations of the Holy Communion at 7:30 ev.crj morning thruout Lent except Wednesdays when it will be at 7 for the convenience of those who must be at work at 8, and Fridays at S:l!5 for the convenience of those who can not come at an earlier hour. Thruout Lent the Sunday services will continue as usual, Holy Communion at 8 a. m., Church School service with instruction at 9:45, and Holy Communion or morning prayer with sermon at 11 o'clock. The rector of St. John's church will conduct three confirmation classes, one for children on Thursday afternoons at 4:30. another for adults on Friday nights at 7:30 and a third for young men and women on Sunday mornings at 9:45. It is expected that one of the special Lenten preachers will be the Very Reverend Rowland F. Philbrook of Trinity Cathedral at Davenport. He will be at St. Tohn'.i church on Wednesday nieht Feb. 25. ' SERVICE INC. Another good way to prevent siif- 'ering in time of depression is to quit showing off when times are good.--Kcwnncc Star-Courier. L. P. Courshon and Mrs. Helen Brewer Differ on Agreement. Two divergent views of the transaction involving the sale of the one-stop service station on Delaware avenue and Second street northeast by the L. P. Courshon company to Mrs. Helen Schultz Brewer were unfolded in the district court here Tuesday and Wednesday, where an action brot by Mr. Coui 1 - shon against Mrs. Brewer has been on trial before Judge C. H. Kelley The plaintiff's phase of the case was completed in Wednesday morning's session, following which witnesses were called by the defendant attorney, J. E. Williams. The plaintiff, represented by L. R. Boomhower and Garfield Breese, showed by witnesses that a contract, , part written and part oral had been made between Mr. Courshon and Mrs. Brewer for the sale of the lease and stock. S2.000 Plus Inveritory. Both sides agreed that the price involved in the transaction was $2,000 plus inventory. The dispute occurs on the inventory price, the plaintiff claiming the amount agreed upon was 57,370. Mrs. Brewer, who took the stand shortly before noon, stated her final offer was ST.OOO and that she never did deviate from that figure. The defendant's contention in the case is that there never was a meeting of minds and therefore no final consummation of the deal. The plaintiff, however, showed by witnesses that after the transaction Airs. Brewer took possession of the one-stop station. The witnesses were employes at the station and customers. Mrs. Brewer explained this by the contention she believed Courshon would accept her offer and proceeded to take possession for this reason. ' Managed Station. Harold France, who operated the station, testified he has been managing it since the time of the alleged transaction on Dec. 12. He denied that he received instructions from either Mrs. Brewer or Mr. Courshon, even in the matter of making a general reduction in the price of tires. Mr. Courshon was placed on the witness stand a second time Wednesday morning to show that he was by stockholders' resolutions clothed with powers to 'transact deals of this character despite the provision in the articles of incorporation that the signatures of the president and the secretary must appear on matters involving real estate. Joe Goss, who with Harry Zebker, is an owner of the station property, :estified he made arrangements ,vith Mrs. Brewer for the leasing of -he property and said she asked lim whether it would he feasible to add ano'ther story to the building. Tire 3fcn Testify. Among the opening witnesses for the defendant were representatives of the Firestone Tire company, who gave the details of the transfer of the contract. One of these stated he recalled distinctly Mrs. Brewer of- 'ered $7,000 for the stock in the tation. In giving her version of the ransaction. Mrs. Brewer stated Mr. Courshon first asked $5,000 ·lus the inventory price. She went nto detail concerning disputes over he price of various pieces of equip- lent in the station. The hearing of claims in the re- eivership of the Farmers State ank of Rockwell was heard in udge Joseph J. Clark's division of he district court. Course in First-Aid Will Start Thursday in Lincoln Building A specialization c o u r s e i n first-aid under the auspices of tne American Red Cross and the Bay Scouts of America with Tom Connor of the People's Gas and Electric company ns instructor will start Thursday evening at 7:1S o'clock and will be held in tho gymnasiuiv of the Lincoln school. In this course first aid and all of its many phases will be the basis o£ instruction. About 35 men have already signified their intentions of taking the course and no doubt several others will take it who have not signed up Registration fee for the course is 51, which is used to pay for the Red Cross handbook and other materials used in the different assignments. The group will be formed into a regular troop organization with a scoutmaster, senior patrol leudor, patrol leaders and scribe. Teams of five each will he organized with a team leader so as to be better able to carry out the work assigned them by the instructor. Along with this course will be held a specialization course in archery at the manual arts building under the direction of C. H. Stevens and Ralph Stanbery. Nine men have already signed up for this course. Boolilmri Opens Court Fight SIOUX CITY, Feb. 38.--Testimony by friends and patients of Dr. K W. Bookhart, Ida Grove was given here yesterday in his habeas corpus fight to avoid being sent to the veterans bureau hospital at Knoxville. He was elected Ida county coroner last November. G u a r a n t e e M o r e Than $3,200 for Programs in Coming Year. OTTUMWA, Feb. IS--Guaranteed more than 53,200 from slightly more than 700 members whose names were listed on the 1931-1932 season's roster of the Otlumwa Civic Music association thru the campaign conducted here last week, officials of tho organization stated that the class of programs for the new season, will equal those of the first year. Those who have been active in promoting the association's membership campaign stated today that the results of the week's work exceeded their expectations. They stated that experience elsewhere has shown that the second* year's drive always meets with less response than that conducted for organization. This is due to the fact that many subscribe at the time of formation out of sense of civic duty, but do not feel obligated to retain their memberships. The membership totals in most of the surrounding towns for next season will be practically the same as those for the past year. Fail-field, with 40 memberships this year, however, is noted in a considerable gain over 1030. O.thcr towns numbering members of the local association for the new season include Albia, Bloomfield and Hedrick. It is expected tha,t the program for the coming season will he contracted for and announced withir, the course of the next few days. Members of the local association are entitled to attend the Boguslawski piano recital in Burlinifton the night of Fob 23. New members of the Ottumwa association will be admitted at the Burlington concert by their receipts, inasmuch as membership cards in the Ottumwa organization will not be ready for a few days. NOUNCED "Municipal Salvageman" Is Sponsored by Chamber of Commerce Group. i A talking film, "The Municipal Salvageman" will be shown free of charge at local theaters Thursday and Friday. The film, an educational picture, was produced by the Los Angelefc fire department for the International Association of Fire Chiefs. It is being shown in cities whose chiefs belong to the association for the purpose of educating the public to what is meant by fire department salvage. The picture will be shown at the Cecil theater at 1 o'clock Thursday afternoon nnd at the Palace theater at 11 o'clock Friday forenoon. The film is being brot to Mason City by the fire prevention committee of the Chamber of Commerce, which is endeavoring' to create a year around fire prevention activity in the city. The committee h»E urged the public and particularly businessmen to attend. Father, Son Banquet to Be Held Feb. 26 by M. E.,Men's Club The Men's club of the First Methodist church has set Feb. 26 as- the date for the annual Father and son banquet. Ralph Stanbery is the general chairman. Assisting him are Ray Pauley, William P. Butler, Charles Barlow, Harvey Major, Erdix Swift and Earl Leaman. Walter Walker i.s chairman of Have Your Car WASHED or GREASED LAPINER MOTOR CO. DR. T. S. CLARK OSTEOPATHIC I'HYSICIAN General Prar.licc--Enr, Nose, TJironl M. B. A. Hlilg. Phone 2I!)'J BEAUTIFUL EYES are unstrained eyes. Have yours examined by Dr. H. W. Knutson, 0. D. HEATO For F u r n a c e KENTUCKY Block-Lump Si/.i . BLACK HAWK $ Big Illinois Lump . Weakness If Getting- Up Niffhtn, Backache, frequent (lay calla. 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M Ihl.s PCnlv-mirn! v:nv r r - -r!'l i, .SAFE FOR. ALL THE FAMILY the social and eat;; committee. An unusual type of program ia being planned by the committee. A dinucv with a short program at the tables will be- held and then the surprise feature will bo.staged. Funeral Services for Mrs. Earl Carney Held Funeral services for Mrs. Earl Carney, 920 Monroe avenue northwest, were held at 0:30 o'clock Wednesday morning at the Holy Family Catholic church. The Rev. R. p. Murphy was in charge. Burial was in St. Jor, V.'.i cemetery. Pallbearers were Ben Fitzpatrick Prank Berry, Joe Carney, C C Watts, Hubert Gilchrist and Shirlev Watts. 3 Joe Power Ensemble in Program From WMT Mason City radio fans were arranging their schedule Wednesday to listen in on WMT, Waterloo between 7:30 and S o'clock in Ihe evening, the attraction being the Joe Power stringed ensemble, with Mrs. Agnes Bennett as soloist. A number were planning to message their appreciation of the program. Y's Men's Club to ' Hear Davies Talk on George Washington Au address on George Washington will he given by the Rev. Georye K. Davies, pastor of the Presbyterian church, at the meeting of the Y's Men's chib Thursday night in the Y. M. C. A. His lecture will be illustrated with lantern slides. The program will follow the serving of dinner at 0:30 o'clock in the banquet room. Music on the program will be furnished by a musical trio consisting of a cellist, violinist and pianist. DAHC AT MANLY Saturday, Feb. 21 TONY JOHNSON and His EVERYBODY COME! SOLD BY HUXTABLK l)Kli(iT7.' We Guarantee to Fit Your Truss and Stay Right Here to Make Good What good to you is an "expert" truss fitter a hundred miles away? Our trained and specialized service backed up by our guarantee to adjust your truss to your entire satisfaction--stays on the Job year In and year out. That's the kind o( a guarantee you want, See that you get it. i» SOUTH li-EDKKAI,--MASON CITY AUTHORIZED EXCLUSIVE AKRON TRUSS FITTER nr..-m«.n l n l IVJaFS"'Hl.U.ILmn'. ^ " " - ' J o h n ' s C h u r c h LENT 1931 Ash Wednesday-- February 18 (and every week in Lent,). Penitential Office and Meditation, 7:30 P. M. Daily Thruout Lent -- Holy Communion 7:30 (Except Wednesdays at 7:00 and Fridays at fl:15). ' Sundays -- 8:00, 0:45 and 11:00 A. M. The Public is Cordially Invited to These Services. How Will You Spend Lent? Coining to Mason City Soon -A Store That Is Certain To Please YOU! See Thursday's Paper for Opening Date

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