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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 15

Mason City, Iowa
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Saturday, December 30, 1933
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SECTION C DECEMBER 30 1933 PAGES i-C TO 8-C NEW MASON CITY HOMES BUILT IN 1933 DECKER ADDITION .ARGEST PROJECT IN PAST SEASON Confidence in Future of Community Evident in Building of Houses. fMason City's building bill for 133 showed an increase over that 1.1932 of $37,143. E the 213 building permits ia- .-.^ at the city hall, representing HlO.118 worth of new buildings, 68 ii these were for new homes at a |m of $123,610. |A total of 190 building permits f jueo" during 1932 equaled $181,- I'o. Only. 38 permits were issued |r dwellings, totaling 5112,965, fihile during 1933 the number of ·armits was increased to 68 but the |}tal expenditure was only 5123,610. J'his '. shows considerable more Imildtag during 1933 of smaller, /cheaper homes. The remainder of llhe permits, 145, were for other Jhew buildings, the cost of which ·amounted to $95,508. 1; A total of 231 permits for re- Apaira amounted to $36,064, which Mails short of the 1932 mark of $41,[ 085 represented in 249 permits for f.the year 19S2. V : Outstanding building projects for fi .the year were two improvements at rthe Decker Packing plant totaling 1*545,726. A cooler was constructed [for 515,748 and a beef house for (§29,978. Six in $5,000 Class. Only six dwellings were listed i.above the $5,000 class. The homes Ifare owned by F. W. Osmundson, 41 f Beaumont. avenue, Dr. H. E. Cunningham, 60 Crescent drive, Leon fhomas,.812 Third street southwest, Jjohn i iW. ; ; Tubbesingi. '10334. First streefcy.northwestj · . Mrs. , :^?illi! awanHbi^-ill9-P?nnsytvJuiia7?a.yet-- Southeast;;and'Avlit'Lake; 200-Cres- 3eet Factory Makes 50,000,000 Pounds of Sugar in Record Run m I 5 1 i Building',; operational opened; la Jpril when, a permit-was granted Jo F. W. Osmuudson to construct a Rvellirig at 41 Beaumont: drive. The Rime is of ; brick veneer costing $8,- IrJO- C. A. Hplmau was the con- ctor. B. L. strattbri'· was given ; contract for the construction of ; steel and brick garage, costing |it;,OQO,:foc the Jacob E. Decker anc jams company on Fifteenth streel iftrtheast. : ' " . ' . g^B. J. Hall constructed a dwelling Sr M. j; Scbultz, at 1208 East fcate street at a cost of $2,750 and Irs. A. R. Fedelty was granted d:rmit to remodel; a building and Birage at 104 Fifth street northeast " a cost of $1,500. Beef House Constructed. The Jacob E. Decker and^ Sons lompariy was granted a permit May ft.0 to construct a beef house at the plant costing. $29,978. The C. E. Lar Ison construction company was ["Varded the contract. I LI Ifohn Bberhart .was granted a per |! r t to construct a-$1,200 dwelling 1412 Pennsylvania avenue north. it. The : M. il. Moen company It an'addition on a clothing store ! 115 South Federal avenue at ;t of $1,600. M. J. Haaheim con ucted a dwelling for James Brit i at 842 Second street northwes 54,300. permit for the construction o s Leon Thomas home at 812 Thin ·set southwest at a cost of $7,00i s also granted during the month May. '·· · _· · Zifay proved to be the heavies ipnth of building with the month' Ittmits totaling $46,463. A Smtiller Homes Built. i- VJune Dr. C. M. Franchere wa pd a permit to construct fcr with garage attached I ijde Island avenue northeas /at of $1,900. A. J. Lantz ah /constructed a dwelling fo Hofacre at 834 Eightt eet northeast at a cost of $2,400 B. Platta built a dwelling at 83 'elfth street northeast at a cos i) $2,000, Harry Fleming was grant f. a. permit to build a dwelling a 123 Virginia avenue southeast a 1,500. . One filling station permit was is Jed in June to Mrk C. A. Holman ',ie station .was constructed at 2 [onroe avenue southwest at a cos $1,800. Three homes were als instructed costing more than $3 In eacb. Paul Moen and F. E Ijjeler were granted a permit t [instruct a dwelling at 1006 Secon teet northwest at a cost of $4 |0. Arne Holvlk built a dwellta Jjjd garage at 902 Harrison avenu Krthwcst for Hans Hanseo, cog tin j|BOQ; R. H. Hanson constructed liidence for A. E. Kruger at : ^ntucky avenue southeast for $3 £. C. Kruger was granted a per for a brick veneer residence a Eighth street northeast In Jul i cost of $2,800. Other July pe iiiai 3 included one for a duplex res "Ifce for Mrs. William Swanson House Has Atmosphere of Colonial eon Thomas Home Is Among Attractive Ones of 1933. A mantle of snow covering the ew home of Mr. and Mrs. Leon 'homas, 812 Third street southwest, rings to mind pictures of homes f colonial days. The red brick walls, he white veranda, deep blue shut- ers and the massive chimneys at ither end of the house all lend atmosphere of this early day archi- ecture. The home is one of the richest In ippearance built this year. The en- ire downstairs is finished in wal- .ut, with oak flooring and plain vails of off white tone. The large ireplaoe on the east wall of the spa- ious living room, (which Is oriented vith the principal points of the ompass, is built of brick and trimmed with a heavy walnut mantelpiece. Home is Comfortable. A large spinning wheel, colonial andirons and other fireplace ac- essorles lend a comfortable feeling o this room, which may be gained .he moment one steps into the red ile vestibule, which, by the way, has a convenient closet with full ength mirror. Large colonial bookcases of walnut are built in thi two corners of .he living room on the north side. A window seat under large double windows at the north connects the Jdokcases. A similar set of double windows is on the south side of the room, allowing plenty of light and sunshine in winter months and'cool- ing breezes in summer. This is one adantage to be found in similar lomes facing south. Early American types of lighting iixtures are used throughout the ower floor rooms. A similar design :o that used in the bookcases of the tving room is also to be found in a case In the dining room for dishes. Kitchen Convenient. The kitchen is finished In tones of light yellow and pale green and i arranged for the utmost convenience. Permanent cupboards are placed on each side of a north window. The sink is directly beneath the window and work tables are constructed on each, side of the sink. The covering for the work tables and floor is of rubber tile. A modern type goa stove and refrigeration system are installed in little alcoves on each side of the entrance to the kitchen. Another large fireplace similar to the one in the living room but of plainer finish is 'constructed Iri the basement in a den approximately the size of the living room, which is directly above. Laundry and storage room is also arranged in the basement besides the furnace room. A hot air system is used for heating and it is fed by oil fuel. Walnut in Hall. The wanut finish is continued in the hall of the upstairs quarters The interior finish of the four sleeping rooms is of. light enamel woodwork. Green tile is used in the bathroom with green.fixtures installed throughout. A playroom is constructed off from the girl's room A large garage adjoining' the borne makes easy access to the car at any time. The home is constructed for convenience as well a: beauty, is simple in its style and attractive throughout. FINE HOMES CONSTRUCTED IN MASON CITY DURING 1933 --I'hotos ly Wright Work on Several CWA Projects at Clarion Progressing Rapidly ' CLARION, Dec. 30.--J. W". Her ring, superintendent of CWA pro jects In Clarion, announced Urn work on Clarion's $6,000 cemetery project is progressing satisfactory in spite of the cold weather. Thr project, consists of laying out drive; and walks In the unplatted sections of the old and new cemeteries ant building a rook fence between the cemeteries and the C. R. I. P. rail road right-of-way. Ten men are a work on the project. Widening of a block of highway No. 10 in the business section of th city is completed at a cost of $500 The graveling of two city blocks, in Clarion, is also finished. Work on nine blocks of wate main and 20 blocks of street gravel ing has been started. One block o water main pipe has been laid, Hire blocks have been excavated and Uv remaining five,blocks have not been worked on. The home of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Thomas, 812 Third street The home of Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Osmundson, 41 Beau- southwest. 111 out drive. ·· --* -- "Old World" Idea in New Home Here Sweeping Roof Lines Features Osmundson Residence. Sweeping roof lines, a cut stone entrance, panelled gables and the intermittent use of stone throughout the lower portions of the homo lend an "Old World" appearance to the newresidence of Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Osmundson, 41 Beaumont drive. It is one of the finej- homes constructed in Mason City during the past year. A comfortable spaciousness found in the living room of the home is continued throughout in design in the other rooms of the dwelling. A rather formal atmosphere prevails throughout the interiors of the living quarters, created largely by painted walls of deep ivory, arched (Tarn ta 1'nKc fl-C, Column fl) BIGGEST TONNAGE IN FIRM HISTORY HANDLED IN 1933 New High Efficiency Reached With Average of 1,805 Tons a Day. The American Beet Sugar cimi- pany is nearing the close of thr most successful campaign in its history. Sunday or Monday Hie lust of the largest tonnage oC beets to pas:i through Hie plant will have been washed into the sluicing machines. Then a few more days to complete the process of making the last of the beets into sugar and n 10 day run of the Steffeng plant and the campaign of 1933 will be history. New High liccord. Fifty million pounds of sugar, a. new high record for the Mason City plant, are being piled up in the warehouse to await the de- (Tnrn In PHKH U-f, Oilumn :i) FINDS BUSINESS GETTING BETTER Wagoner Says Improvement "Definite" and Will Continue. P. D/Wagouer, president, Undcg- vood-Elliott-Fisher company, says: Business is definitely better and ! believe it will, continue to be bet- :er. . . . Uncertainty .is probably the greatest deterrent to a more rapid expansion of business at the iresent time. B'ut notwithstanding iis, I still feel that this great country of ours will continue to move forward. . . . With a cut in the gold contest of the dollar apparently ahead of us,, and with higher wages and shorter hours- for the workmen, it seems to me that the consumer must pay more for a manufactured article. . . . So far as typewriters, accounting machines and adding machines are concerned, the consumer, which means every business, large and small, is beginning to replace his obsolete and worn-out equipment. I am firmly convinced that in the year 1934, a solution will be found :or many of the industrial and economic problems which confront us at. the .present time; and that we will emerge from that year bigger and better than we are today. Courage, confidence and co-operation will be the passwords. Annual Meeting Planned. CHAPIN, Dec. 30--The Wayside Cemetery society will hold the annual meeting and election of officers Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Harry Neuberger. Hanu was an ancient mythlca sage of India, the progenitor ol mankind, according to the Hindus. MANY BUSINESS GAINS EXPECTED H. D. Page States Recovery Program Will Be Felt More in 1934. That the resoovery policies of the Roosevelt/ administration are already- belng-r ielt-; and: that - they should be a : vital factor'in the improvement; of business in 1934' was the opinion expressed by H. D, Page, president of the Page Lumber company, 415 South Federal avenue. Money which is being put Into circulation through corn loans and the many workers employed on civil and public works projects should inevitably have its favorable reaction in business activities, Mr. Page asserted. "We are looking forward to better times," Mr. Page said and although, he pointed'out, most plans for building in 1934 are still Being formulated, he anticipated a substantial increase in his particular line of activity. Former .Cresco Resident Is Buried at New Oregon CRESCO, Dec. 30.--Burial service was held at the New Oregon cemetery, three miles south of Cresco yesterday afternoon, for Thomas Owens, a former resident of · Cresco, who died at Mankato, Minn* at the age of 70. He is survived by his wife, the former Miss Josie Siddall. Manslaughter is the unlawful killing of another without malice, express or implied. In Scots law, the manse was the dwelling house of a minister of the Established church. In music, marcato Is a term sign! in a strongly accentuated manner. START the New Year free of family washing worries ... Send Your Laundry to Ideal American Your friends and relatives wish you a Hajpy New Year. How can you be happy throughout 1934 if you do the family washing each week? As the Old Year passes into history, say "Goodbye" to steaming wash tubs, back-breaking drudgery, unstrung nerves, wash-day aches, a worn-out feeling, and all family washing worries. A bright New Year is here. Keep it that way by having the Ideal American do your laundry work. Careful, dependable service--and very reasonable, too. PJione 22 today and ask about the various laundry services. The Ideal has a laundry service for every family. IDEAL AMERICAN LAUNDRY *'Be an Ideal American Customer" For Us, Too, 1933 Made History The growth of the Northwest Savings Bank in the year now.closing has almost reached 100 per cent, and was climaxed last August when we were able to announce that our resources had definitely passed the million mark--that we were in truth "A MILLION DOLLAR BANK." And so, before entering 1934, we pause to extend our most sincere and heartfelt thanks to all the individuals, businesses and governmental units whose confidence and patronage have made this bank's exceptionally fine growth possible during the year just closing. We greatly appreciate the faith you have shown in this institution and we sincerely thank you for your encouraging words, your helpfulness and your generous patronage. 1933 was a Happy Year for the Northwest Savings Bank--and we wish all our friends and patrons a very Happy New Year. Each and every one of you--may 1934 bring you all the good things that life can'hold! STATEMENT OP CONDITION AS OF OCTOBER 25, 1933 ASSETS Loans and Discounts.. Claims : Interest Earned Not Collected Furniture and Fixtures and Safety Deposit Vaults U. S. Bonds and Certificates ? 95,128.91 State, County, Municipal and Other Bonds 201,554.03 Cash and Due From Banks 358,345.54 Total Cosh and Bond Reserve. .? 404,461.64 3,081.91 9,009.55 30,473.09 TOTAL LIABILITIES Capital Surplus Undivided Profits .... Reserves Interest Collected Not Earned Deposits TOTAL G55.02a.18 ,$1,113,983.75 .? 100,000.00 50,000.00 10,978.30 5,730.92 186.02 947,088.51 51,113,983.75 N O R T H W E S T S A V I N G S B A N K Mason City, Iowa OFFICERS E. H. WAGNER Chairman of the Board C. O. WILKINSON President JAY E. DECKER Vice President C. S. THOMPSON Cashier I. C. JENSEN Assistant Cashier H. C. OVERBECK Manager Sheffield Office DIRECTORS Jay B. Decker Remley J. Glasa F. E. Johnson Lee P. Loomis B. S. Sclby F. A. Stephenson L. S. Thompson E. H. Wagner C, O. Wilkinson Mier Wolf EMPLOYES Lenore Gulbransen, Note Teller Charles Elder, Teller Nina Hjelm, Bookkeeper Florence Sandberg, Bookkeeper Raymond LaGasse, Boolceeper Walter Davis, Custodian

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