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February 19, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 11

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FEBRUARY 19 HI 1931 SlrTlN UPPER AIR IS CAUSE OF END OF DROUGHT Long Stagnant Atmosphere , ; Stirred Early in r" February. WASHINGTON, Feb. 19. un- The long- stagnant atmosphere wnic-n brot drought to the countrv nave stirred. That apparently i why it is raining once more. Science has found no cause fo . the almost complete lack of motion of the upper air, to which it attrib uted the drought that had devastat =d wide stretches of farming land Furthermore, there is no way o knowing, today said J. B. Kincer agricultural meteorologist of th- weather bureau, whether the re sumption of currents is permanen or will again lapse. Conditions Changed. A readjustment of air pressuri conditions in early February per mitted the air to flow from high to .Jow pressure areas in norma fashion. The low pressure areas .swung across the country and in re cent days have been attended by -substantial and sometimes heavy rains over much of the hitherto persistently dry areas. Before that tima a .high pressure area, hovering in tolerably long over the Rocky {mountain area, blocked off the raina which should have come to the in teripr of the continent. Since the first of February rain fall has totaled an inch or more in ' nearly all of the southern states ant over a wide belt extending from ex treme southern New York, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia southwest and west to Oklahoma and t eastern Kansas. Much of this area however,, there was a great deficiency to be made up. Remained Moderate. In. Maryland, Virginia, and the Carolinas, rain has remained moderate and generally below normal In the plains states north of Kansas and also in the upper Mississippi valley from northern Missour northward there has been little rain or snow as y'et. The heaviest rainfall has occurrci in Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas southern Missouri, the northern parts of Mississippi and Louisiana and eastern Texas. These were the states of the mosl severe drought areas. In. West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, and the southern half of Illinois, also hard hit raina have been mostly from one Inch to two inches. Change in Decorah P -: Telephone Plan to Be Made Saturday .1 JDEGORyVtJ, LFeb. 19,.--Decorah'a new telephone" system,'involving a 5123,000 telephone improvement including- a new building, will be placed in operation by the Northwestern Bell Telephone company at midnight Saturday. From that moment the lines o£ all subscribers here will be transferred to the new common battery equipment in the new building on the corner of West Main and Court streets, also recently completed. The transfer of service will be accomplished with practically no interruption of service. Special Services Held at Thompson' Are Endec THOMPSON, Feb. 19.--The . Evangelistic campaign held the past j jthree weeks in the Methodist church Jhere was considered one of the best | ever held here. The first week of the campaign neighboring pastors pleached each evening, among w hich were: The Rev.- N. L,. Hotch- l/ciss of Woden; the Rev. I. C. Mc- ulty of Crystal Lake; the Rev. M. D. Bush of Forest City; the Rev. W. C. Stauffer of Lake Mills and the Hev. A. A. Howe, Buffalo Center. "The Rev. and" Mrs. Frank O. Johnson, Lakota, had charge of the singing. The last two weeks of the K( meeting were under the direction of Dr. W. H. Lease, superintendent of .the Algona district of Methodist churches. Ewing Asked to Be Anti-Saloon Official DBS MOINES, Feb. 19. (UP) -An invitation to become superintendent of the Iowa anti-saloon league has been extended to B. E. Ewing of Harriaburg, Pa,, by F. Scott McBride, general superintendent of the league. The Iowa post has been vacant since last June, with Miss Alice Boyer acting in those duties. Ewing's reply is expected this week. Grundy Center Starts Husking Contest Plans GRUNDY CENTER; Feb. 19. (INS)--The committee of seven appointed by W. G. Strack, president of the Grundy Center comun- ity cltib to work out plans for the 1931 national corn husking contest that will be held in Grundy county follows: L. W. Plager, Ranning Howell, Grundy Center; Otto Albert, Reinbeck; Hans Kelsen, Dike; Fred Lwbkeman, Franklin county; John Clark, Conrad and Mr. Strack. Journalists Hold Kazz Fest. AMES, Feb. ]9.--The day of reckoning for the great and the unknown--from the banker and editor down the list--comes at the annual gridiron banquet to be presented by Sigma Delta Chi, national professional journalistic fraternity, at Iowa State college this evening. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE WANT TO BUY A COLLEGE? *v ^ ?% *£·}'' v *· ^V"^ V 1* ^ *'S*J :23g3jG3i££U3«^naxre«HH|r Associated Press Phot · There's a college for sale at Jubilee, 111., which \vus built with funds provided by Queen Victoria of Great Britain in 1838. An Episcopal bishop induced her to pay the bill. Pigs and cows now occupy tho build- ins;, shown above. Irma Potter Is Head of Lahmer Campfire Group LATIMER, Feb. 19.--The Hiawatha campfire held the election of officers at their meeting at the Mildred Imermann home. Officers elected were: President, Irma Potter; vice president, Theodora Johnson; secretary, Helen Martin; treasurer, Mildred Imermann; reporter, Charlotte Roed. Engineers to Hold Banquet. CHISHOLM, Minn., Feb. 19. (/P)-The annual banquet of the Engineers club of Northern Minnesota will be held here Saturday night. Mrs. Grin Geesey Is Buried at Glenville GLENVILLE, Minn., Feb. 19.-The body of Mrs. Orin Geesey was brot here today. Burial was made in Greenwood cemetery. A short service was held at the cemetery. Mrs. Geesey's home was here for many yeavs. Mrs. Geesey died in Dupree. S. Dak. Mother Dies in Waterloo. DOUGHERTY, Feb. 19.--John Dolan .received news Wednesday of the .sudden death of his mother In Waterloo. Colds come suddenly. You can often end them just as quickly! Take Bayer Aspirin the moment you've caught one. 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