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Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, January 28, 1937
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TEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 28 · 1937 ! i Mason City's Calendar Jan. 2B--Joint Legion and Auxi iary party at armory. Jan 30--President's Birthday ba for sufferers of infantile paraly sis. Mason City Armory. Feb. 15--James E. Gheen of Ne York to address joint evem'n meeting of Chamber of Com merce and service clubs. Here In Mason City Pour grade school instrumenla soloists will broadcast over KGLC Friday afternoon at 4:45 o'clock They will be John Hansen, trom bone, Mildred Kopecky, violin Betty Olson, cornet, and Arnit Bruns, cello. Close to 6,000 1937 Cerro Gorel county automobile licenses ha been issued in the automobile de partment of the treasurer's offic by Thursday afternoon. Only tw more days remain in which t procure the licenses without pen ally, it was pointed out. Juflffc M. F. Edwards of Park crsburg arrived at the Cerro Gor do county courthouse Thursda afternoon to sign orders and at tcr.d to other miscellaneous coui duties. A car ownert by W. HI. Ba'rnct Manly, and driven by Cecil Doug las, collided with a car driven b Carlton Rohr, son of Charle Bohr, 551 Seventh street south east, at the intersection of Fiftl street and Pennsylvania avenu southeast, at noon Thursday. Bot cars were damaged. Firemen were called to th home of Jesse Cheney, 1408 Sec ond -street southeast, at 8:4 o'clock Wednesday evening whe his furnace · was smoking. E'ire . men also extinguished a blaze i a car owned by Ed Durksen, 12 First street southwest, at 10:4 o'clock Wednesday night at Fift street and Jefferson avenu southwest. The Hi-1' club met AVcdnesda. night and went on a special tou through the Globe-Gazette, Lee Carle, composing room foreman giving the lecture. The first mirl-wcek churcl service of the Central Heights community church was hek Wednesday night. Esther Storei and Marine Walters sang a due with Wilma Walters playing the accompaniment. Earl Godfrey led the singing, C. E. Oilman gave the talk. The service will be held every Wednesday evening at 7:30 o'clock. At the Denison Community center meeting Wednesday night, moving pictures were shown. Friendly Indian boys' clubs ivill meet Friday afternoon after school in the Y. M. C. A. with Glenn Fessenden in charge. The iVIcKinley community center will meet Friday evening. Musical numbers will be presented. Movies will also be shown. Art's Nighthawks to Play for Joint Party Dance at Armory Art's Nighthawks will furnish the music for the dance to be held Thursday evening in connection with the joint party of the Legion and auxiliary at the armory. The meeting, it was pointed out by Legion heads, will start promptly a 8 o'clock. Mason City, Algona High Debaters Meet in Arguments Here Mason City and Algona high school debaters participated in a series of six debates, non-decision for practice Wednesday. The debates were criticized by. Davir Phillips, Mrs. Gladys Crosen' anc Coach Guy Crosen. Algona's squad consisted of Dicl Keen, Ruby Tenner, Barbara Hnggen, Erma Lee Deal, Elfreda Lehman, Meredith Richardson David Phillips is the coach. Mason City debater's participating were: Gerald Alter, Martin Yoseloff, Jane Hilton, Bob Parrish Charles Knouse, James McWaters Rita Dugan, Mary. Burrets, Leonard Mark and Merrill Wagner. STOPPED-UP ^NOSTRILS, Use Menlholatnm Jo help open Ihe nostrils and permit freer breathing-' \Cifcs COMFORT bail MADE-TO-ORDER ANY SIZE--ANY STYLE LATEST MOULDINGS RUSSELL PHOTO STUDIO Phone 2372 ffcxl J. C. Penney Co. NORTH IOWA CONSERVATION PROGRAM EXPLAINED RED GROSS FUND IN CERRO GORDO IS PAST $3,000 Additional Contributions Boost Total By More Than $1,000 in Day. Addilionn] contributions of more than $1,000 since midafternoon Wednesday sent Cerro Gordo county's flood relief fund soaring above the $3,300 mark Thursday afternoon, local Red Cross officials announced. At 2:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon the total donations made by residents of this county stood a 53,007, Mrs. Mabel G. Quintard executive secretary of the Cerro Gordo county chapter . of the American National Red Cross stated. ' Seven schools in Mason City have donated an aggregate o $122.98. Late Wednesday and Thursday morning additions included $34 from Ventura, $109 from Clear PLAN BENEFIT SHOW A benefit midnight show will be held at the Cecil the- a t e r - a t 11:15, Monday night, with proceeds of the program to be given to the Mason City chapter of the Red Cross for the flood fund. "Rose Marie," one of the outstanding pictures of 1936, co-starring Nelson Eddy and Jeanette MacDonald will be the screen attraction. The management will donate the theater and its help, operators and projectionists will donate their services, and a film company will doniate the picture. Bob Stoyles will print the tickets without charge, and both the Central Show Printing company and the H. B. Farrer Sign System will furnish placards. Miss Dorothy Decker is chairman of the committee in charge of the benefit. jake, $7 from Ssvaledale, $192.60 from Meservey, S2G6.35 from Thornton, 514.50 from Rock Falls ind $15 from Dougherty. The Thornton contribution included a ~100 donation from Soren Peteron, farmer residing near that own. From midwestern headquarters it St. Louis came a telegram Thursday, stating that all Red Cross chapters throughout the ountry should refrain from so- icifing food or clothing' u n t i l a all for these articles is officially made from national headquarters. Donate Broadcasts. Donations, not yet complete, rom the offices in the court- ouse totaled 29.25. Commercial broadcasts Series of New Dams Being Built in Move to Restore Natural Stream Resources That Have Been Slipping Quietly Away Work Done on Shell Rock Wmnebago Rivers and on Lakes in Region. By W. \V. A1TKEN Biologist, Iowa Board of Conser vafian Rolling caravans of white-top ped prairie schooners, plo\ handles protruding, clattered ove age-worn stones of an unknow ice age; stopping occasionally t let the oxen graze on the ran clumps of Spartina and blue-stem winding slowly among the lo\ hills and woody copses of re osier, willow, and elm; possessin homesteads of fertile land alon the lake shores and water course of the region--the pioneer mad his advent into North Centr; Iowa. In this region Indian camp dotted the shores of the lakes; an Huronian villages nestled on th sunny slopes of the mounds am knobs overlooking the headwater of the. Iowa, Shellrock and Win nebago river; a peaceful aborigi nal folk living in contentment an ease in the midst of bountifu Hunting and fishing, taking from the land. and water only enoug' on which to live. . The white newcomers were no satisfied with merely food ani clothing. They began to till th soil, . they found gypsum in. th earth, they harnessed the river --civilization spread shadow-lik over the primeval. Same Lake. Sparkles. Today only a few scatterei crude stone arrowheads and eve: rarer stone hatchets may b turned to light by the tractor an gang to give mute but unmis table · evidence of this forme homely race; yet, here, today, th same 'lake sparkles and glows i. the sunlight, the .same stream ripple anci glide onward towarc the sea. Farm lots and summe cottages completely surround th_ lake, and the watershed of th" stream basins submit to plow am harrow. The pioneer quickly put th,. streams of this north central Iowa :o work. Dams were built to power »rist mills, and at these sites jlacksmiths built shops and pliec heir trade,, harnessmakers came merchandise stores arrived, am owns were built. For many years hrifty, hard-working days ex- sted until the machine age dawned. The advances made i manufacturing by the development of the steam and gas engines, and later by the electric notors, antiquated the old churn- ng mill wheels. Time Made Inroads. With idle mill wheels there was no apparent reason to keep the ams in repair, and time made elentless inroads into these struc- ures once numerous along the commercial broadcasts ovet i TM T *- ., a l u l l " lc GLO o£ Abel and Son Inc and strea . ms - , F J° od ? flnral 'y swept the -. . -, . ,. . U "' J , -in*-., mm \up-lkpnpn hsrnorc fvrvm +h(l Mining Currie-Van Ness hardware company Wednesday night were de- 'oted to appeals in behalf of the Red Cross flood relief fund. True American spirit was di- ectly reflected in donations of )ne dollar from the fourth anc ifth grades of the Garfield schoo and of another dollar from the second grade of the Jackson ichool. Children Decide. In each case, the dollar had )een awarded as prize for having he most parents in attendance a the last P. T. A. meeting, and thi students themselves decided t rive the money to the "people wh had lost their homes." .Stanley Comfort, president o he Cerro Gordo county young democrats' organization, Thursday notified Mrs. Quintard of the in- .ention of the organization to givi :he equivalent of 30 per cent o :he proceeds from their Birthday Jail, scheduled Saturday at Ih Clear Lake Country club, to the Red Cross for flood relief. CHANGE IN TIME ON MILWAUKEE Sioux Trains to Leave Here 10 Minutes Earlier, Starting Sunday. Two changes in time of trains n the Milwaukee railroad were nnounced Thursday, the changes o become effective Sunday Train No. 22, the Sioux to Chiago, will arrive in Mason City t 9:55 o'clock in the evening and vill leave at 10:10 o'clock in the vening. This train has been leav- ng at 10:20 o'clock. Train No. 11 from Chicago will rnve at 4:15 o'clock in the morn- ng and will leave at 4:25 o'clock vestbound. This train has ieen caving at 4:35 o'clock. Train No. 14 will leave Mason ~ity eastbound at 9:45 o'clock in he morning as usual and train No. ^from the east will arrive at 9:20 clock in the morning as usual. .ocal Players Take Journey to Practice Willis O. Patton, J. A. "Judge" rimsley, W. Earl Hall, C. S. hompson and Ivan A. Barnes layed practice handball matches ; the Waterloo Y. M. C. A, court Vednesday night, preparing for e state "Y" tournament, to be eld in March. Patton is a for- er state champion in both ngles and doubles divisions. weakened barriers from the water courses. The passing of the old mill ponds, coupled with a state-wide drainage program, reduced the water levels of the state to a markedly low degree, and where once abounded many fine game fish an environment was createc where only small fish and "creek' minnows could live. Even the low water levels placed a hardship on the .ajacent farmers. Wells had to be deepened, and livestock required added care. These natural resources of th streams have been slipping quietlj away for a number of years scarcely noticed. Such condi- itions would continue indefinite! but for plans for restoration an^ conservation. Through the untiring efforts of Conservation Commissioner Frank J. Colby, of Forest City, the co-operation of state and federal agencies, with assistance from local groups and- private i n d i v i d u a l s a new epoch i being written in north centra Iowa. To Create New Wealth. Where dams in the livers for merry created wealth of industria character the series of new dami being built in this region wil create a new \vealth of inestimabh value to recreation. A wealth o\ tanglible consequence, not only by the direct take of fish from the streams and fur from the banks and with the added- acreage oJ water important in the life histories of all sorts of upland game but by the creation of a wealth that will accrue from these devel- ments, such as public work, construction material and supply pi tools, equipment the recreator will use, such as clothing, tackle, etc. and more important than all perhaps, a new incentive for people to intermingle which in itself is the basis for all trade and progress On the Winnebago river between Forest City and Mason City False Teeth Stay Put Fasteoth, a new improved powd keeps pfntes from dropping or slippin Nt Kummy, pasty feeling. Sweetens breath. Gives real teeth comfort all day. Praised by people and dentists every where. Avoid worry. Get Fastceth a vour druggist. Three sizes. F R E E CARBURETOR and FUEL PUMP TEST CENTRAL AUTO ELECTRIC CO. 23 First Street S. PHONE 494 E. three dams have been located and work has been started at two o£ the sites. The preliminary surveys were made by the Iowa Planning board to indicate approximate location where dams might be feasible. Mistakes Avoided. Where dams or other aquatic improvements are proposed the engineer and biologist for the conservation commission meet at the sites and both go over in detail all factors involved before the structures are designed. In this way many mistakes can be avoided. Also, the local interested sportsmen and larmers are fully aware of the proposed plans and are asked to sign trespass waivers, or easements, so that the improved areas will be freely accessible to the public. On the Shell Rock river, between Plymouth and Rock Falls, a total o£ four dams have been built and two others are in process. A typical structure built at Plymouth replaces the old dam. The new structure is 132 feet long and is built of log cribs, rock filled. The pond created equals about 10 acres with a maximum depth of nine feet.. Tour thousand man- days were required to do the work. Here is a new area that will provide recreation of a type that would not otherwise exist. The other structures below Plymouth are log cribs with rock, anchored into the sheet rock of the stream bed. These two beautiful streams will again furnish fishing and other .forms o£ recreation to an area that has been barren of takeable fish arid has been of little value to the out-door minded public. Provides Stabilized Flow. Instead of a trickling stream now several feet of stabilized flow provides suitable water for small- mouthed bass, yellow pike-perch, and channel catfish. Also many forms of Sago pondweed, wild rice and other plants once indigenous to this area will multiply and thrive. In addition, many types of birds and lesser forms of animal life will again be abundant along the timbered slopes and grassy banks of .these clear, cool, sparkling streams of North Iowa. In this area that is responding to conservation treatment other phases of work closely connected with stream improvement are being developed. . / · :'·:.-' "-. .':; Where darns exist, as at Fertile, with poorly constructed, inefficient and obsolete fishways and improperly constructed spillways, improvements have been made. At Fertile the spillway and fish- way were combined to effect bet- :er conditions for fish life in the ·iver. WPA workers have made a hing of beauty as well as an effective route for migrating fish of what formerly was a jumbled stretch of weeds, rubbish and wangled undergrowth. Not only nave streams been improved but lakes as well have come under the plan for improving out-of-doors conditions in the territory supervised by Commissioner Colby. Plans to Stop Erosion. At Crystal Lake definite plans and. work are underway to stop eroding shore lines. To supplement np-rapped banks, wave barriers have been designed that will serve as fish shelters. These structures are to be built of logs, brush and rock on the ice by WPA labor and then scuttled to the bottom. These shelters are located in a long reef- like arrangement parallel to the shore where they will prevent wave sweep from pounding the crumbling shores. To augment this lessened wave action, suitable aquatic vegetation will be brought j n l o the lnl;e and planted between the wave barriers and shore line. This vegetation will serve sev- l ral major purposes. The root systems of the phmts will hold the shifting, silly bottom creating clearer water. The vegetation will provide a proper environment for the young fish life that can abound m the new improved shallows. Waterfowl will have a new rendezvous along the Jake margin. Is Permanent Conservation. This type of lake improvement is permanent conservation for shore lines are placed under erosion control and .simultaneously the water area involved is riade more productive for fish Even under ideal conditions the akes of Iowa may not be able o provide sustained and inten- sive fishing. In fact, accessibility by hard surfaced roads and an ever increasing multitude of ardent fishermen have placed sucl stringent demands on the stat fishing areas that hatcheries must be maintained to help sus tain the fish yield. At Hampton, in connection with Heed's Lake, a fish hatchery has been designed to raise fish foi this lake and other nearby areas that may need additional stocking. This hatchery consists of a series of ponds lying below the dam. A feeder, line brings water from the lake, the flow being regulated by valves. In this way water levels can be regulated in the ponds at all times; a necessary factor in modern fish culture. Fish Program Started. By improving lakes and streams, and by recognizing the need for some artificial propagation, a well balanced and fully rounded fish program is initiatec for north central Iowa, couplec of course with a long time management program for Clear Lak nnd other water areas of this region. In spite of lo\V water conditions, Clear Lake shows steadj improvement the past two years under a well directed fish management plan of the Fish and Game Division. Rough fish are being controlled at low cost anc at small detriment to game fish The spawning areas of the bassei and other pan fishes are improv ing and enlarging under a rigic spawning area control plan. More' pike fry 'are hatched ah released yearly at the Clear Lak pike hatchery than ever before Shore lines are carefully checkec and placed under the best ero- sional control measures. Biological investigations and studies an constantly made to. promote better conditions for the lake. Also more efficient and more rigic supervision is exercised at Clear Lake than ever in'its history 1 . 7s Prized Possession. This beautiful, clear, cold azure blue, body,of water is surely one of Iowa's most prized possessions, and the citizens of this immediate region should be mm-than justly proud of this priceles: jewel. Not only have the fisheries phases o£ conservation been placed under a definite management plan, but all factors bearing on wild life are included in a game program for northern Iowa. Public shooting areas have been established, refuges have been set aside, game management areas have been created and two experimental game management areas have been set up in an attempt to learn how suitable relations between the farmers anc the sportsmen can be attainec that will furnish more anrt better hunting for the shonter. All phases of out-of-door conditions are constantly studied to promote conservation. Had Eyes Closed. There may have been a timi when men had their eyes so closi to the ground in search of valu ables and so busy taking treas ures from the land that the; failed to see the flowing am glowing heritages of streams anc lakes well within their range o vision. Fortunately all men did no toil and fail to see, some stopoei to think, reflect and consider The entire people of the str\f/ must praise those who thought not always of personal R u i n , bu who recognised fast changing physical conditions nC (he land n a t u r a l resources of the state, anc finally, who had the courage, inspiration, power and unselfish zeal to plunge against disconcerting barriers and disheartening rebuffs, pushing relentlessly forward, always toward that goal whose letters are emblazoned in this new work of achievement-conservation. TABLETS for COLDS and LTnuid.Tablc,, HEADACHES Salve-Nose Drops Price. 2."c LOTTA LUMP . PER TON CASH HIGH IN HEAT LOW IN ASH COAL CO. PHONE 986 - G A S O L I N E -- WE SAVE YOU UP TO 6c A GALLON FOR A LIMITED NUMBER OF USERS Investment ^ ^.^ Required Money Will Be $IK e 0Q Refunded if Application % is Not Accepted UNITED OIL GAS CO. IB Secerns Street S. E. Mason City, Iowa DAVID OGLE, 86, FORMER SCHOOL HEAD SUGGOM6S Funeral Rites for Father of Harry W. Odle Probably Will Be Friday. David M. Odle, 8G, died at his home at Spencer about midnight Wednesday following an illness of more than three weeks. He had been in ill health for the past two or three years suffering from heart disease, but recently had an attack of bronchitis. Mr. Odle was- well known among the Spanish war veterans, having been captain of "Company E of the fifty-second infantry which served at Chickamauga. He was born June 5, 1850, in Indiana, but had resided in Iowa since 1889. He taught school at Hull and was principal of the high schools of Hartley and Spencer and was the county superintendent of schools while at Spencer. He has been a resident of Spencer for the past 30 years. Surviving Mr. Odle are two sons, Harry W. Odle of Mason City; Glen Odle of . Enterprise, Ore., and two daughters, Mrs. Vera L. Vickers, Sioux City, and Edith Odle, Spencer, and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nov. 11, 1927, and by one son, Robert, who died at Camp Dodge in 1917. Funeral services will probably be held Friday at Spencer. At the Hospifols John Brones, Forest City, was admitted to the Park hospital Wednesday for a major operation. Clarence Taylor, Winnetka, 111., was dismissed from the Mercy hospital Wednesday following a I minor operation. Roger Pitman, 213 Monroe avenue southwest, was admitted to the Park hospital Wednesday for treatment. Burton Sprole, Garner, was dismissed from the Mercy hospital Wednesday following a major operation. Florence Jacobson, 115 Connecticut avenue southeast, was dismissed from the Park hospital Wednesday following a minor operation. Helena Zanora, 1626 Jefferson avenue northwest, was admitted to the Mercy hospital Wednesday for treatment. Mrs. C. H. Fromm and infant daughter, route 4, were dismissed from the Park hospital Wednesday. Norman Lau, Garner, was dismissed from the Mercy hospital Thursday, following a minor operation. George O'Nojl. 110 Tenth street northwest, was dismissed from the Park hospital Wednesday following a major operation. PROGRAM TO BE GIVEN SUNDAY IN AID FOR VICTIMS Special Broadcast Will Be Sunday Evening Over KGLO. A special broadcast over KGLO of music and entertainment by local talent will be presented from 9:05 to 10 p. m., and 10:05 to 11 p. m., Sunday night for the benefit of funds for flood victims. The broadcast will be sponsored by the junior division of the Chamber of Commerce and funds obtained will be turned over to the local Red Cross chapter to be forwarded to the stricken areas. Details of the program, which will include a variety of instrumental and vocal numbers, will be announced soon. Fred Shaffer and Charles Dalin are in charge of the entertainment. Dedication of this Sunday night program to those of North Iowa who have given and are giving to the relief of flood victims will serve as somewhat of a climax to the efforts that have been carried on by many workers in this section. A very large number of Cerro Gordo County children were Vaccinated Against Smallpox and Immunized Against Diphtheria lost Saturday afternoon at the offices of the physicians of this county. Now--if you were unable to hove your children Vaccinated or Immunized on account of sickness or for some other reason--then you can have it done this SATURDAY AFTERNOON January BO The Vaccination and Immunisation campaign, which has been carried on by Cerro Gordo County, Will come to a close Saturday Afternoon of this week. So, this will be your last opportunity to have your children Vaccinated Against Smallpox and Immunized Against Diphtheria under the special arrangements provided by this county-wide campaign. ' . - PLEASE BRING CARDS When you take your children to your Physician's office Saturday, do not forget to take the "Authorisation Cards" with you as they contain certain information which he needs. And, if you will Telephone your Physician and let him know that your children will be at his office Saturday afternoon, he will greatly appreciate your kindness and co-operation. LET'S PREVENT IT We, the parents of the children of Cerro Gordo County, can prevent a Smallpox or Diphtheria epidemic in our county by having our children Vaccinated and" Immunized. Let's not permit either of these dreaded diseases to get a foothold in our community. If either one should get started, there would be suffering and no one knows what the end might be. So, prevent Smallpox and Diphtheria in your own family, and in this county, by having your children Vaccinated Against Smallpox and Immunized Against Diphtheria. Do it Saturday Afternoon--your iast opportunity during the Cerro Gordo County campaign. CERRO GORDO COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY '!·

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