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TEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 14 1934 Mason City's Calendar March 1.1 to 17--National Business and Professional Women's week. March 15--Clausen-Worden post Legion birthday party at armory. March 18--Junior class play, "The Banshee," high school auditorium. March 19--Public hearing' on city budget. March 19--William Whitfield Wood, president of Institute of American Meat Packers, to address Rotary- Chamber of Commerce dinner. Marcb 20--Y. W. C. A. nationwide business girls' banquet at 6:30 o'clock.. April 1--Easter Sunday. April I--Senegalese drum and bugle corps cake-walk under sponsorship of Legion auxiliary. Here in Mason City STATE BOARD ANSWERS QUERIES ON l _NgW/TAX Floyd Fr»»er, trombone teacher. Killmer Drag, Thun. eve., roast turkey dinner 35c. Glen R. Lewnan, 1121 East State street, who underwent a major operation at Mercy hospital Monday, is improving. Dinner Xhurs. eve. Church of Christ Everyone welcome. Good clean coal at $7.00. Allison Coal. Ph. 431; Two pair pure thread silk stock- Ings 89c Thurs. afternoon. Mullaney Mill'y and Gift Shop. See our ad. Patricia Franzen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Franzen, 204 Fourth street northwest, it home from Mercy hospital convalescing after a maior operation. Psychic reader. Km. MS, Cerro Gordo Hotel. 10 a. m. to 11 p. m. A meeting of the Williams Fur Farms stock holders will be held by J. G. Cunningham at the Hanford Hotel tonight (Wed.) at 8 o'clock. Ail persons Interested are ·urged to attend. Optometrists of the Northeastern district of the Iowa State Association of Optometrists will meet in Mason City Thursday evening at 1 p. m. Some of the latest research work in modem optometric technic will be presented by J. H. Greve, Mason City, and H. Haney, Hamp- MANY QUESTIONS ASKED ON RETAIL SALES TAX PLAN New Law Will Not Go Into Effect Until April 1 Letter States. The state board of assessment and review, which is faced with the collection and administration of the new retail sales tax, which goes into effect in Iowa April 1, 1934, is running no risks of rulings until they know more about it. Letters of inquiry sent by the Mason City Chamber of Commerce and the North Iowa Builders exchange have both been answered by a. two page form letter, stating that the board does not know the answer* to a lot of questions being asked and will issue no ruling of any kind for some time. The letter, which is over the Big- nature of John ,W. Foster, one of the three members, does refer to the proposed schedule set out by the meeting at Des Moines March 9, when some 500 retailers and their representatives adopted such a schedule. Because of wide interest in this tax. Senator Foster's letter is set out in full, as follows: Made No Rules. "We note with interest your in- . . V.~'Mace, 21 East State street, will be in charge. Factory demonstration of interior home decorating. ' Free advice. Thure., FrL, Sat Currie-Van Ness Co. Special Thurs. nite T-bone steak dinner complete with dessert 35c. Ford-Hopkins Co. t _ ile, a pioneer of Ma,,,, ,,, died Monday at - Isle, Minn., according to word received by Mrs Tom Ersland, route 2, Mason City. About 25 years ago Mr. Greule was manager of the local Western Union office. At that time he had poor health and moved to a farm in Minnesota. He was a member of the Masonic order. His wife survives him, Wallpaper, 'washable, attractive, serviceable, lOc to ·$* roll. Klarr Paperhanger. Ph. 2163W. Factory demonstration of interior home decorating. Free . advice. Thura., Fri., Sat Currie-Van Ness Co. ·; · :· . ' Internal Revenue Office Issues Final Warning on Income Tax Officials.'.in the local internal revenue collection offices issued a final warning. Wednesday to .those who must.file income,, tax returns, .again emphasizing .the fact that Thursday is the last day of the filing period. Penalties for willful failure to quiry. This law is new and our boarc has made no rules of interpretation and will not do so immediately, and therefore cannot now definitely answer you "Two members of the board are now visiting and making a survey of regulations in force in other states where they have a similar sales tax. They will not return much before the first of April, but as soon as they have come home and we have had an opportunity for conference, rules will be printed and for warded to you. "It is not always easy to determine whether this transaction or that transaction is taxable, and it is necessary for us.to spend consider able time before .determining such questions. "It is well to bear in mind tha 1 the law does not go into effect unti April 1 and that no tax is.payable thereunder until next July. It is however, to be noted that you do not require a permit to do business unti: June 1, and you will merely go ahead April 1 without reference to the. permit We cannot set up our organization until the law is effective,-and therefore the permits cannot be sent,out for soine_ days. Do :»t send -oennit fee -at present.- -·' -J Thing* · Important "There are some things of im mediate, importance, and should b settled bVfore April 1. The law re cuires yov to preserve records o; the gross p'fVceeds of sales. You will of course, be obliged by . some method to keep-these records, am you must .preserve the 'invoices-anc other records of ail. the purchases made by you for resale for a perioa of two years. "The statute expressly provide that we are to collect two per cen on gross receipts or gross incom from all sales, etc.,, and we collec this from the retail dealers, not th purchaser. It is merely an item which the retail dealer will have t devise a means of taking care o: It is made the duty of the retail er, "as far as practicable," and no the board to add the .tax OR THE AVERAGE EQUIVALENT thereo to the sales charge. Obviously, th exact tax cannot be added on man specific small purchases in variou lines of retail business, such a five and 'ten cent stores, meat mar kets, and the like The requirement, of the law will be reasonably me over a period of time, the r Dfficers Would Have Shot Citizens in Trying to Halt Bandits. "I am glad that I saw the bandits Derating for otherwise I might ive felt that some criticism of the olice department would be justi- ed," stated Mayor J. T. Laird, ·hose shoe store was struck by audit bullets which broke the glass the display window during the Trst National h,ank robbery. "Not because I am mayor but be- ause I saw how the holdup was staged," Mayor Laird continued, "I elieve that the police acted very wisely. While it is true that the andits got more than $50,000, still o local lives were lost by reckless hooting, such as would have' been inevitable if our officers had fired. "We have one mackine gun in the ocal police department. Even if we lad seven policemen each with a machine gun and tried to halt the desperate criminals who held up the* bank, the officers would have been | unable to do anything, because of he way the bandits shielded them- ielves with local citizens." Bandit Was laughing, Mayor Laird described the events which took place in front of his store on State street. He was wait- ng on a customer when he first leard shots. Believing them to be jackfires from an auto' muffler, he paid no attention to them at once. Soon he heard other shots and someone said that- the bank was being robbed. "I went up to the front of the store," Mayor Laird continued, "and could see an armed bandit in front of the Prescription shop, using C. D. Mulcahy as a shield. This bandit was laughing and Just seemed ticked with delight the way he ordered people around. If any ques- ^oned htm, he .shot near them. He seemed to be enjoying himself thor- make and file a return on time are payment of a fine of not more than 510,000 or imprisonment for- not more than one year, or both, and, in addition, a fine,of 25 per cent of the amount of the tax. For wilfully making a false or fraudulent return the penalties am payment of a fine of not more than $10,000 or imprisonment for not more than five years, or'both, together with the costs of prosecution. Mayor, Robbery Witness, Says Police Acts Wise MAYOR J. T. IAIRD oughly. ·"Another .bandit -was posted at the east end of the front of the store I could just.barely see him as he worked back and forth. Three women came' along and he pushed them along in front of my store. He was short and his machine gun nearly touched the ground. Then -he returned to the comer of the store. Fired at Store. . "The bandit in front of the Prescription shop then fired at the awning of my store. I suppose there were some persons upstairs and the desperado wanted to throw fear into them'.: ^started to' -go. out- the back door, to get spine guniS. from..-CurrteVaii: Ness, ^but-one§M:itn«"'1«mU s was guarding; the;.alley." ;: -. ; ' Mayor 1 Laird attempted-.to · call the telephone office so .that nearby officers could be notified/Unable to do this and knowing that that work would probably duplicate the officers" work, he remained in bis store'. . 'Even if I would have had a machine gun,. I would have been unable to do anything without threatening the lives of local citizens," he said. SAW ROBBERS DRIVE TO BANK Mr. and Mrs. Barr Thought , Bandits Were Car of Pallbearers. Mr.' 'and -Mrs. W. E. Barr, 623 Georgia avenue southeast, saw the bandits drive up to the scene of the robbery. They were driving up .town on Pennsylvania - avenue southeast. They first saw the bandits, at the Pennsylvania bridge, when the. car turned on to . Pennsylvania from Fifth, street southeast; The car had evidently come from Federal avenue, according to Mr. Barr. . .."Isn't that peculiar, they have the rear window out," said Mrs. Barr. "It's probably ' hot,", said Mr. Barr. "There's an awful load of them. It looks like a car full of pall-, bearers." . Mr. Barr followed the auto north to State street. The .bandits turned west on State .street at the corner pf the Baptist church and Mr. Barr said he also turned there and followed the car. He stopped his car at the I. O. F. building to allow his wife to eliter the drug store there. He drove his car north on Delaware at that time he said; while the bandits .continued on. west . : , '-·' Cro=stbg.-o-«r. t8" FedeiaLavem.14,. : Mr.' ; Barr^ drove his car .down federal avenue -intending to" turn east again : 6tt State street. The' crowd was so dense there, Mr. Barr said he was forced to drive · on down Federal to First street south. He drove east and up "the alley by the Yelland-Hanes book store and was stopped there by Ole - Gregerson, 1210 Fourth, street southwest, who told him a bank robbery was in progress. COMPLETE PLANS FOR LEP PARTY pRSD AY Anniversary of Organization to Be Observed at Local Armory. Final arrangements for the American Legion's fifteenth birthday party, to be held at the armory Thursday night were completed at a meeting of the entire committee at post headquarters Tuesday night. Dr. T. A. Nettleton, general chairman, will be assisted iu keeping things moving by Harry Hansen and Jphn D. Vance. Commander Roy B. Johnson will 'be in charge of the short, platform program which will feature Wesley G. Henke of Charles City as speaker. Fred Shaffer and W. Earl Hall will assist Mr. Johnson and will also aid and abet .unannounced features throughout the evening. In Charge of Games. Garrett Chapman and G. E. Cress will have charge of the various games. Frank Bieth, Frank Lee and Tyler Stewart will sae that the Dutch lunch is in readiness. Frank Mahaffey, Seymour Rustad, Earl Leaman'and Leslie R. Whipple will serve on the reception committee. Invitations' have been sent to all surrounding posts and large delegations have been reported as coming from as far away as Humboldt, Algona; Cresco and Decorah. This celebration is of interest to all Legionnaires and as it is practically impossible to invite each one personally a general invitation is hereby given to join Clausen-Worden post in this birthday observance. .Started in Paris. The American Legion came into being in 1919 -when selected delegates from each division in the A. E. F gathered in Paris to form an association of World, war veterans. Generals, colonels, non-coms and privates met in equal rank and formulated plans which took permanent form at an adiourned meeting of this caucus held in St. Louis. The American Legion has never departed from the democratic, all inclusive, basis on founded. which it was At the Hospital* 100 Reported Dead in Dynamite Blast NEW YORK, March 14. tiB--One hundred men were reported killed today in a dynamite explosion at La Libertad, El Salvador, according to a message received in the New ' York office of Cable company. the all-Aaerican WE GUARANTEE our Shoe Rebuilding service. Quality materials used. Work expertly done. Bring your old shoes here for a real job. MODEL SHOE SHOP 106 S. Federal Gns Meros, Prop. Increasing cloudiness Wednesday night, becoming unsettled Thursday. Rising temperature. W. KY. LUMP ...$8.00 W. G. BLOCK CO. PfiONE 56S taller adds "THE AVERAGE EQUIVALENT THEREOF" an thus receives back the tax he ia re quired to pay. This is a difficu problem, will require time, judgmen and hard work to perform properly "The law, therefore, wisely pro vides for agreements between com peting retailers or the adoption o appropriate rules and reg-ulations b organizations or associations of re tail ers to work out uniform methot of adding such tax or the ayerag equivalent thereof. The law furthe wisely makes it the duty of the] board to co-operate with such retailers, organizations or associationb in formulating agreements or rules and regulations for the purpose of adding the tax or the average equivalent therof to the sales price" pi charge. The initiative is with the retailer in formulating rules or regulations in connection with the adding of the tax. It is the business ot the board to co-operate in a helpful way with such retailers. No state in the Union, as yet, has provided the manner in which this tax shall "bfe passed on, and this board is not attempting to do so. "As a matter of information we wish to say, that a uniform method of passing on to the consumer the new 2 per cent state retail sales tax was adopted Friday by approxl' mately 500 representatives of Iowa retailers meeting in Des Moines, "The tax becomes effective April 1. Proposed by Committee. · "Proposed by a special committee of 11, a resolution was passed, almost unanimously, by the meeting which provides the following "bracket" system of taxing the retail purchaser: Purchases 1 to 14 cents--no tax, Purchases from 15 to 65 cents, inclusive--1 cent tax. Purchases from 66 to 99 cents, inclusive--2 cent tax. Purchases of ?1 and more-- C. W. Hanson, Maily, was admitted to the Park hospital Tuesday for treatment. A son weighing 9 pounds 13% ounces, was born to Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Dunn, 416 Massachusetts avenue southeast, Tuesday at the. Mercy hospital. .. , , : . Mrs. Joseph Graf ,and ..infant daughter, 12 Ninth street, northeast, were dismissed'from the Park, hospital Tuesday.. . ' .' ..· ,; A son weighing 8 pounds 7% ounces was born to Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Holland, 732 Pennsylvania avenue northeast, Wednesday at the Mercy hospital. .Ernest.C. Wilhite, Rockwell, was dismissed from the Park hospital Tuesday following treatment. A. W. Bahr, 422 Fifth street southeast, was admitted to the Mercy hospital Tuesday for a major operation. ; Haas'Schrader, Clear Lake, was', dismissed 'from the Park .hospital Tuesday following a minor opera- Jon; Leroy Hollatz,. Garner, was dismissed from the Mercy hospital Tuesday following a minor operation. Frank Reras, No. 57 Lehigh Row, was dismissed from the Park hospital Tuesday following treatment. Mrs. Minerva-White, Rock Falls, was dismissed from the Mercy hospital Wednesday following confinement since last November with a hip injury. A daughter weighing 9 pounds 1 ounce was born to Mr. and Mrs. Howard Trevett, 414 East State street, Tuesday at the Park hospital. Quetzalcoati was the Aztec god and culture hero who is the equivalent of the Mayan Kuyulcan and the Quiche Gugumatz. NO CHANCE TO SHOOT BANDITS Officers Could Not Fire at Fleeing Robbers Because of Hostages. Chief of Police .E. J. Pattoo, who with Leo Risacher, detective, and Bay Oulman,- superintendent, of records at .the police station, followed the bandit ' car out of. town,. said there was no chance to shoot without killing innocent persons. Near the roadhouse known as the Farm, Detective Risacher drove his car into a driveway as the bandit car stopped and one of the bandits got out of the car and took aim at the pursuers. He fired under the car once, then shot past the car and the third-shot, pierced the rear corner of the.'car barely missing Officer Oulman who sat in the rear seat. '"I have no excuses to offer," said Detective Risacher. "They were well organized and we were helpless. If anyone had opeoed fire, there probably would have been a massacre. The'men were desperate." Chief Patton said that in order to protect the lives of the hostages there was nothing to do but allow the bandits to escape. The police and county officials maintained throughout that the life of innocent bystanders was worth more than the capture of the bar/its. Both Sheriff J. M. Robertson and Chief Patton said they believed, it was lucky the holdup was staged without the loss of a life. : "Had one of the bandits been shot" said Sheriff Robertson, "the others would probably have turned on the crowd." An interesting account of the Paris caucus, and written for the old American Legion Weekly, by George A White, first "secretary" or adiu- tant of the Legion, in 1920, when the event was still fresh in his mind, the Legion was born at 3:15 p. m. ( March 15. ,1919. At least.it was so ·close tb v: tn'at-minute-no one can dispute it. The event was scheduled for . p, m. The delegates had arrived, bu at 2:39 the "doctors" having the affair in hand, -shook their heads The "baby" was late. At 2:39 the child had not yet bean born. At 2:45 a French orchestra began struggling with a medley of American patriot! airs. It attracted no attention from the milling delegates in the Cirou de Paris until it struck up "Dixie, 1 which was the signal for the usua demonstration. It brought the dele gates to a business-like appearance It is estimated that .this took un-' 3:15. Benedict, Resident of Clarion 51 Years, Die CLARION, March 14.--Buria services will be held at 2 o^clock the Methodist church for Elgin Ben edict, 82, for 51 years a Clarion res ident, who died Monday afternoon at the iome of a. niece, living- near Hampton. He. was born F.eb. 11, 1S52, in Ohio. Before the Civil war he came with his parents to Iowa, traveling in a covered wagon. Mrs. W. J. Henry of Clarion, is a daughter. SAW BANDIT BEFORE * . * * · . * . Other Sidelights in Daring Robbery of First. National Bank by Gang of Desperadoes. One of the bank bandits, perhaps n advance worker who conducted a uict survey long before the robbery as" carried out, had been a cus- omer at the · Prescription shop, op- rated by C. D. Mulcahy, who was eized as a hostage. · The man had ome into the shop several times in he past two weeks, the local pharmacist said. "Even though.he was stranger, I knew that I'd seen him efore," he explained. * # * Shots which were fired at Mr. hipley hit-and broke windows in IB offices. of Dr. B. Raymond Veston on the second floor of the 'irst National Bank building and Jr. H. W. Barbour on the third floor, one was in the Weston office at time but several, including Dr. Jarbour, were in his off ice.'The bul- et, or stray portion of a bullet, vhich broke the .glass in the Barour office was not believed to have ntcred the office, however. * * * J1 When we had been ordered to lie :own on the floor," said F. C. Heneman, assistant vice president of the First National bank, ""we didn't w whether the others were wounded or were 'just on the floor according to orders." Mr. Heneman emarked about the roar that ·eemed to pervade the bank soon r the bandits entered. It was through the action of the ·Mrst National bank's branch ex- ihange telephone operator that an :arly alarm was turned in to.Mason City police headquarters. The operator connected her transmiter with a central office circuit, leaving it in o that the noise of the crowd inside he bank was "broadcast" to the local exchange. The police call was re- aycd from .there as operators guessed the cause of the disturbance. .* * * Emmet Ryan, who was one of the hostages taken for a ride by the landits, had looked a couple of times at one of the bandits who was believed to resemble Dillinger, and had been warned by the bandit to look the other way. Once more when Ryan looked at the bandit, the bandit said, "You ·, quit gawking at me or I'll bore you through with holes." Mr. Ryan could only see the bandit's face above the mouth·because of the machine gun but he believed, from pictures he had' seen of Dillinger, that this was Dillinger. · ^ . * * - * . - · ··'·' : · When ' Francis Depart" returned after being taken for a ride by the bandits as a hostage, ' some one called attention to a large tear in his coat. Whether or not his coat had · been pierced by bullets or merely torn was unknown by him. He was riding on the rear of the bandit car and bandits were shooting out of the auto between him and C D. Mulcaby. His coat and that of Mr Mulcahy kept fluttering into the bandit's line of vision and they were warned to keep them back. Mr. Mulcahy was told to button up his coat. A peak load was placed on central office operators as hundreds of calls were made by excited Mason City- ans who wanted to know what had taken- place. Test board men from Northwestern Bell . and American Telephone and Telegraph staffs were pressed into service, to remove plugs from the switchboard as fast as calls were completed, while operators set up new circuits for incoming calls. . . . . . * » * The bandit car moved into its position at the side of the bank through the north alley that intersects with State street midway between Federal ani Delaware, attracting little attention as it passed. 'Employes standing in the rear entrance of the Sterling 'grocery and Ford-Hopkins drug company remarked on its sleek appearance as it cruised slowly through the alley. * * * "The funniest feeling in the world," was that which Mrs. Francis DeSart experienced as she saw hei husband, savings teller who was taken as hostage, pushed out of thi, bank ahead of the mob. Mrs. DeSar' told Wednesday of watching the robbery from across State street It's something to laugh about a daj later. At the time, it was no laugh ing matter. * * * ·Dr. Draper Long found a hole In the tire of his automobile which waj parked near the I, O. F. building during the holdup. Other car own ers discovered that their radiators windshields and fenders had. been pierced by the spray of bullets from the bandit gunners. * * * The bandits evidently wanted ti keep all avenues of escape open as they "worked" inside of the First National building. About five min utes before they made their dash to their waiting car, a.group cam nto the Nichols and Green sno store, ordered customers near th "ront entrance to -get outside anc crowded others into the rear of th building. HOSPITAL GETS X-RAY MACHINE New Unit Added to Former Equipment; Available to All Doctors. A portable x-ray unit, recently ;eveloped by the General Electric -ray coroporation, has been added o .the laboratory equipment of Mercy hospital. One of the smallest Commercial units available, it. is carcely bigger than a portable ypewriter and weighs about 30 tounds. In spite of.its compactness, ade- , quate power for the taking of dif- icult pictures is developed, 58,000 ·oils at 10 milUainperes being pro- ' ided for the production of x-rays,' he voltage being stepped up from 110 volt lines, such as those in the ordinary home lighting- system. The machine's adaptability to home use will make it possible to manipulate fractures while they are · observed through a fluoroscope without moving a patient to the hospital or x-ray.room. As complete an examination can be given as though :he patient were in a hospital. There will be 'no danger of electric shock :o patient or operators of the machine, since the unit is completely immersed in oil, an excellent insulator, and no high tension wiring is needed. The machine will be available for ·· use by all Mason City doctors, and will be operated by members of the x-ray staff at Mercy hospital. Belfast customs authorities decide that oysters are livestock. And are oyster cocktails to be classed as -oultrv?--Louisville Times. ADAMS DRUG CO. WATCH OUK SEWN WINDOWS THURSDAY'S SPECIALS Resinol, 49c, 89c; Olive . Tablets, 15c, 30c, 60c; Lydia Pinkham's Tablets, 39c; Vick's VapoRub, 23c; Vick's Nose Drops, 39c; Vick's Cough Drops, lOc; D. D. D., 27c, 49c, 99c: Bell-Ans, ISc, 59c; Bayer's Aspirin, 12's, 12c; 24's, 22c; 100's, 59c; Luden's Cough Drops, 5c; Creomul- sion, 99c; Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery, S1.09. Tablets, 47c, $1.09; Hill's Cascara Quinine, 24c; Jad's Condensed Salts. 39c. Advantages of B e a u t y Equipment Found in Larger Cities Now Available to North Iowa Women. Mason City now has the same advantages as the larger' cities so far as a modern hairdressing establishment is concerned. If you are shopping for quality, beauty and comfort, as well as prices within your reach, and want to keep youi youth, call at the Le Moderne Bear., ty Studio. It is now possible to get qualitj beauty work at no sacrifice of com fort with the new equipment which the Le Moderne has installed fo: that purpose. It costs no more to benefit by these new a3vantages. Bring friends' tbat visit'you from a distance' to this hair' dressing studio and. let them see what the Le Moderne has to offer in quick service .and quality work. It takes good equipment .to assist the professional -operator in producing; good work. The Le Moderne. has the equipment! And the Le Moderne will give you advice as.to the best permanent wave for the texture of vpur hair.--Adv. Men's 3-Piece Suits TOPCOATS $20.50 AND UP Easter is 2 weeks from next Sunday. Come in NOW and be measured for your .new suit and topcoat. Fine woolens. Latest styles. Kaps will give you a perfect fit. OTTO KAPS, Tailor 8 South Delaware. Mason City F. G. Murphy, M. D. Glasses. Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat. AH diseases caused by Incorrect food tmt- ancc. Nutrition laboratory... Office over Michael Draft Store 'How We Got That Way" --by Wyatt Started jUE 'AVE-WAC GiViNTO A CAV WOMAN BY H£B FOND HUSGAND.TU- INSTttUriEHT WAS A WASHBOAHO. Your concrete needs cai be promptly filled by phoning 2626. Henkei's Ready Mixed Concrete is properly made of the finest materials. Order it always! HENKEL'S READY-MIXED CONCRETE PHONE 2626 WRECKED CARS REBUILT , Satisfaction Guaranteed COMPLETE BODY SERV- .IOE. Fenders, Top, Upholstering repaired, glass installed. Expert frame and axle work. TOWING 24 hour .service. CADWELL GARAGE Phone 764 20 First St. N. E. straight 2 per cent tax, governed by major fractions. "A resolution asked that the state- board of assessment and review 'approve the schedule and co-operate with all retailers in applying it.' "There has been no meeting of the board since the resolution was passed and there has been no official action upon the matter. It is set out here as we are having a great many inquiries concerning the same." READY TYLER-RYAN FURNITURE CO.'s GREAT ANNIVERSARY SALE STARING MAR. 15 Blue Brooder Coal Excellent Quality r\ Perfect coal for your brooder. In 100 pound sacks Each FULLERTON LUMBER Co. FRANK MELIUS, Manager--15 FOURTH ST. S. W. ST. PATRICK'S DAY DANCE Clarence Craven and His Band Well known to dancers of the middle west--especially engaged for this event at the Armory SATURDAY, MARCH 17th Erin Co Braugh DID YOU KNOW? TEXACO PRODUCTS are sold in all 48 states, sold in 106 countries of the world. Dealers interested in handling TEXACO PRODUCTS write: THE TEXAS COMPANY MASON CITY IOWA \ , h (% I

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