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February 21, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 10

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Mason City News on This Page SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1931 North Iowa's Home Newspaper sou Calemdar j March 4--President Walter A. Jesi sup of University of Iowa to ad- i dress alumni at dinner in Hotel j Hanford. 1 March 9.--Mason City school elec- 1 tion. Here in ' Phono ALLISON 431 for the liet- j. a ter Iowa Lump Coal. Its clean ST. f Dunce Osagc, Blon., Feb. 23. Dr. a Pettiford's orch. playing. 1' Farm Loans^Prompt service, a) Act now for spring. W. L. Patton, }b 109 East State Street. * l . Minneapolis §3.55 by bus. Jeffer- i son Bus, Depot. Phone 174. Walter Patton has started his . duties as manager of the Torn Brown clothing store. He took the *j place of Arthur Knicf. , i Eat your Washington Birthday ji\y dinner at Clear Lake Country cixib. J t c Let us show you what we mean fi ai by unsupported weight on the ' in crankshaft. Schukei Motor Co. Chinese Legend in song, Baptist j I/.church Tues. eve. Silver offering. The Clovcrieaf quartet of Mason \ w , City will broadcast a program from n 1 !: station WMT, Waterloo, from 7:30 to 8 o'clock Monday night. M. B. A. masquerade dance Eagles ball, Feb. 25. All Friends are invited BANDITS SHOOT MAN ON STEPS WILLIAM BLACK INJURED IN LEG BY ABIHED PAIR On Being Refused Money Two Robbers Fire on Teamster. Two bandits, one of them masked, shot William Black, teamster, in the left leg on the steps of his home near the corner of Fourth street and Monroe avenue northwest about 8:15 o'clock Friday evening. The men shot when Black refused to give them money, Black said. Black lives alone but his son-in- law, Clinton Tanner, 418 Second ! rand" race for land took place. E. B. Cimijotti Took Part in Oklahoma Land Rush Had Part in Events Shown in Film "Cimarron," Now at Cecil. . One man, E. B. Cimijotti, living northwest of Mason City, can verify the vivid scenes of "Cimarron," the picture of the Oklahoma land rush, which opened at the Cecil theater Saturday for a week's run. Mr. Cimijotti can talk for hours on the mad rush for land that took place on the eventful day, April 22, 1889, when thousands crowded across the border and frantically rushed to the spot they wanted to stake their claims. By train and covered wagons the *K. ll to come and try for prizes which w) are to be given. K ' Frank \V. Chambers, Lawyer t*2 ^announces change of location to 205 ·{^Second Floor, M. B. A. Building. Fred H. Cornwell, 500 Washing- jleaton avenue southwest, has left for Tlaithe United States hospital |j7Dwight, 111., for treatment. Kir,' 1 Eat your Washington's Birthdnj l;ildinner at the Home Tea Room |jl9Fried chicken, roast beef and York pudding, T-Bone steak, vege and salad, hot rolls, lemon 'pie, cherry pie or cake and ice lju.'ream, only 75c, Sunday 12 to 2. Birth certificates havo been filed -j the office of the clerk for Phyllis t T Vergine, child of Mr. and Mrs. Del- Edward Wagner, 214 Sixth northwesti born Jan.' 29; Ed- Henry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gallo, 15 Northwestern row, L Jan. 28, and Emma Marie, ^" s .fghter of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Jack ·fita, 1834 North Pennsylvania ave- %, born Feb. 9. i §6,350 invested In Cities Service \n 1911 and compounding dividends monthly--value Dec. 1, 1930--at , :c $157,000--Natural Gas line Texas pto Chicago to be completed Sept. 1 --Recent a c q u i s i lions--Federal 'Light and Traction,--Louisiana Oil and Refining,--Warner Quinlin and Richfield Oil of California offer much to investors. Ask C. F. Kriz, 25 M. B. : Ai BIdg. Phone 1181-- jffice open evenings. i CARD OF THANKS · 4 We wish to thank our friends and ' Vjighbors for their kindness and ·V fmpathy extended us during the l , 'ness and death of our brother. I' he Dormedy Family. ·ILr. and Mrs. A. J. Brown and daughter, Ruth. F. N. Dormedy and Family. street northwest, Tanner's son, Donald, 6, and father, C. C. Tanner, were visiting him at the time the hold-up occurred. When the bandits heard Black call for help they fled. They had what looked to be a Chevrolet sedan parked behind a box factory in the neighborhood, Clinton Tanner said. Knock on Door. The men knocked at the door and vyhen Black stepped out they demanded change, according to Black's story. "I told them I didn't have any change and then they asked for a dollar bill," Black said. "I told them I didn't have any money and then they started shooting." Police and a physician were summoned as soon as a telephone could be reached. When Black took off his sock the bullet, fired from a .32, fell out on the floor. He is in bed at Clinton Tanner's home. Black said he lighted several atches while he was talking to the len but did not see iliem distinct- He named two men he thinks light be the bandits. The hold-up ien called him by name, Black said. Receives CIi Black had received a pay check 'eb. 18 from the P. G. and B,. ompany for which he had done ome teaming and relatives said hey thot the men might have been after the money. Someone has been, bothering Slack recently and had torn off his arage doors, relatives said. Somene had been throwing- stones at lie garage, they added. I haven't been able to work teady this winter and /now I was ust getting a bunch of jobs to do Unloading Platform Is Built by Company A new unloading platform for the Gibbs-Cook tractor company is being built directly west of the Great Western depot. The platform will cost about ?200. The company is served by the Great Western line. Missionary Society Planned. CLEAR LAKE;, Feb. 21.--The Congregational Missionary socieb will meet at the home of Mrs. W. H Rosemond Tuesday afternoon Mrs Mary Bowman will lead the lesson Daly Epigrams! The man who poses as a model citizen has a hard job. HEATING FOR RENT Building formerly occupied by Patton Bros. Clothing store, adjoining S. S. Kresge $1.00 store. Either the ground floor and basement or entire building. Size 22x 165 feet. City heat, modern in every way. Phone 134 Krc.sgc B!(!g Was Near Oklahoma City. "The land I staked was about two and a half miles south of Oklahoma City, the very land on which the discovery well of the big Oklahoma oil pool was sunk," Mr. Cimijotti stated. "But of course we had to wait: until the day the land was opened to claim it and by that day every body was driven out of Oklahoma.* J . and stood about the borders. I went to thn south. "We had a train to ride on. At 12 o'clock this train consisting of 24 coaches and two engines crossed the border. The train traveled only 10 miles an hour so that settlers could drop off anywhere they wanted to. When I got about two and a half miles south of Oklahoma City I dropped off and staked my claim"That day Oklahoma City was transferred from nothing but prairie to a city of 30,000 people, who lived in tents. A half section had been reserved for the laying out of a city. Shortly afterwards the town site was surveyed." E. B. CIMIJOTTI vhen tbis happens and puts me lit," Black lamented Saturday norning. Trinity Lutherans Hold Annual Father and Sons Banquet The annual father and sons banquet of the Trinity Lutheran church vas held in the church parlors Frilay evening, with an attendance of 200 men and boys. The room was lecorated in red, -while and blue. The Ladies Aid served the dinner. The program, which was under he supervision of C. A. Holman, oastmaster, opened with a song by he fathers and sons, followed by an address of welcome to the sons by J. F. Williams. Truman Gravle responded in behalf of the sons. The address of the evening was delivered by the Rev. H. O. Urness, )astor of the Lutheran church at ar LEike. He talked on the duties of sons to their fathers and the resonsibilities of thft fathers. The remainder of the program was broadcast from the "New Trinty Church," Second street and Georgia avenue northeast. This consisted of a regular evening service including- devotions by the Rev. O. L. N. Wigdahl, pastor of the church, a sing by a quartet, a solo by Mrs. Russel Thompson and the benediction by the pastor. The evening was most enjoyably spent. Various song numbers appeared on the program thruout the evening. The invocation was given by the pastor. DROUGHT RELIEF FUND OF COUNTY Ontjes Files Appeal From Kepler Decision in Langshadl Estate F. A. Ontjes, attorney for the Fidelity and Casualty company P. T. A. Meeting Held to Aid · in Forming Grcup; Plans Are Outlined. Dr. C. Powers of Hampton, Attorneys From 12 Counties to Meet at Hotel Hanford Monday Evening. A meeting of the attorneys of the twelfth judicial district will be held at the Hotel Hanford Monday evening, at which time it is planned to organize a district bar association. The meeting is being- called by the Cerro Gordo Bar association. It is possible that Attorney Hise of Des Moines, president of the state bar association will be present. The twelfth district is made up of 12 counties. Natural gas will now be sent 1,000 miles from its place of origin by means of pipe lines instead of elections.--Cedar Rapids Gazette. ivlio still think it is difficult to obtain inoncy when they most need It, are evidently unaware of our convenient easy payment plan of advancing cash in any amount. UNITED Jury Finds Victim Came to Death From Car Driven by Osage Woman. A verdict that William Wrede, Plymouth, came to his death by an automobile driven by Mrs. Stephen Eagerly, Osage, on a. highway near Plymouth, was reached by the jury n a coroner's inquest held by Dr. J. E. McDonald, county coroner, at the courthouse assembly room Saturday. The jurors at the hearing were F. B. Shaffer, John Vance and C. D. Mulcahy. County Attorney Roe Thompson was present at the opening of the case, bift later Charles Barlow, assistant county attorney, was present as the legal advisor of the coroner. Mr. Barlow, however, was asked by the coroner not to query the witnesses. "We want to do this without the assistance of 'attorneys," he said. L. R. Boomhower was in the room as a representative of the estate of Mr. Wrede, while R. F. Clough was present as the attorney for Mrs. Fagerly. Mra. Fagerly did not testify at the hearing, after being told that it \vas her privilege not to do so. Most of the testimony was given by farmers about Plymouth, who found Mr. Wrede in the road and helped bring him to a farmhouse, where he received the attention of physicians. Fritz Streinbrenner, Belmond, Wis., nephew of the dead man, arrived to return Saturday night with the 5ody. president of the North Iowa area council; Dr. John Rule of Hampton, chairman of district No. 3; six Boy Scouts of troop 36, Hampton; Charles A. Knouse, scout executive, and K. J. Gleason, field executive, attended a meeting of the Dumont P. T. A. in the Dumont high school Friday evening in the interest of organizing a troop of Boy Scouts in that place. Dr. Powers made a short talk on the generalities of scouting, and the scout executive outlined the organization of scouting, which included the area and the financial part of the work. K. J. Gleason told of the aims and purposes of scouting. Three of the Hampton Boy Scouts gave a flag demonstration, outlining the history of the flag and courtesies due it. Five o£ these scouts, under the direction of Dr. Powers and Dr. Rule put on a first-aid demonstration which was interesting. After the demonstration a short discussion of scouting and its benefits to the community was held, after which it was moved and seconded that the P. T. A. president appoint a committee to look into the organization. This committee consisted of H. J. Carroll, chairman; S. G. Barlow, Dr. Rhoeder, Homer Pfaltzgraff and Henry Brown. This group met in the superintendent's office and called a meeting for Tuesday, March 3, at which time Dr. Powers and Mr. Gleason, field executive, will meet with them, organize a committee and select a scoutmaster. Miss Helbig Pleased With Excellent Response Given Here. The drought relief fund of the American Red Cross for Cerro Gordo county has been an inspiring evidence of the interest thta county has had in the distress caused by tho drought area of 21 states, said Miss Agnes Helbig, executive secretary of the county organization. The chapter treasurer, Roy B. Johnson, sent an additional amount of $105.79, which together with the quota of $1,100 sent the first week of the campaign and the additional S'100 sent soon afterward makes a total contribution of $1,605.79 for the Cerro Gordo county chapter. Donations Noted. Since the last detailed report a $fi gift from the Tuckabatchee class of the Methodist church, an individual contribution of $25 from Rockwell, several individual gifts of 55 and a special fund contribution of ?5 from the Hawkeye Supply com puny have been the outstanding ad ditions. Last week a group of rural residents from Thornton, Meservcy, Swalcdale and another group under county agent of the Farm Bu- eau investigated the advisability ol hipping food products. The nationa' led Cross responded that free rail- oad transportation has expired ut that if the railroads renew their ffer later this group will be in- ormed what products are ncedet a donations. Took Hc'iiful Course. Meanwhile Cerro Gordo county ·esiclents have been assured that it las taken the most helpful coulee n raising the quota assigned so ihat funds are available to conduct the disaster relief for this emergency in the usual standard policy of the Red Cross. No amount of generosity could cover the losses in those 21 states, but the Red Cross is meeting the ictual needs as it does in all of its disaster relief program and encouraging reports are coming from Dr. liam DeKIeine who is medical director for the American Ren 'ross and who is wroking out an excellent health program with the state health departments of the area concerned, Miss Helbig added. of New York, has filed a notice of appeal to the supreme court of the state from the decision of Judge M. H. Kepler on the status of Gertrude 3unlley in the case of the bond com- mny vs. the Bank of Plymouth and Others, an action involving thn Langshadl estate. The judge's ruling held that recovery from Gertrude Huntley should be limited to only a part of her property. The appeal is to be heard in the May term of the supreme court which opens May 4, according to Mr. Ontjes. Man Taken to Hospital Following Car Accident A car driven by George Walker Winona, Minn., turned over when i left, the road near the sugarbeel plant Friday night. Walker was tak en to Park hospital but was not ser iously injured and was released af ter treatment. Cement Plant Closes for Annual Repairs; To Open in 3 Weeks The Northwestern States Portland Cement company plant closed down Saturday for its annual period of repairs. B. A. McDonald, assistant to the president, stated that according to present plans the plant will be reopening in three weeks. ENTRANCE TEMPORARILY CHANGED To get to the-- Chnmber of Commerce. Retail Merchants Association, Highway Commission, Globe-Gazette Editorial Room, . . . you go thru the Globe-Gazette Business Office . . . E;«st Entrance G l o b e - Gar.ette Building. The front of the Globe-Gazette building is now being remodeled . . . the west entrance, a direct way to the second and third stories, is temporarily closed. At present, there is only one entrance to' the building . . . thru the east door. If you want to go to the second story, or the third, it is necessary at present to go thru the Business Office of the Globe-Gazette. You are invited to take the detour. The west entrance to the building will be open in the near future. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE "Thn Newspaper Thut Makes Al North lownns Np.ighbors" Cement Banquet and Legion Conference at Capital on Schedule. Col. Hanford MncNider, United States minister to Canada, and Mrs. MncNider arrived in Mason City Saturday morning. The colonel is here chiefly for the purpose of attending the annual banquet of the Northwestern States Portland Cement company at the Hotel Hanford Saturday evening. Sunday morning the MacNiders planned to go to Des Moines, where Colonel MacNider will be the honored guest at the Iowa American Legion commanders and adjutants conference Sunday and Monday. SCHOOL CENTER PROGRAM GIVEN McKJnley Community Session Attended by 825; Dances Are Presented. More than 825 people, a capacity group, enjoyed a program at the McKinley community center meeting Friday night. The colonial minuet in costume was given hy May Waggoner, Natie Fisher, Vincent Laucr, Wantlalee Locke, Hurold Kerdus, Violet Kennedy, Ed- wnrd Penciua and Harriet Pappas. The highland fling dance was given by Katherine Horst and Catherine Paulos. Those girls gave this number as a scene from the play the McKinley school children will resent next Friday night. The lovcrleaf quartet entertained the roup with numhcrs. A moving pic- uro entitled -'The Making 1 of Steel" as given and a comedy climaxed he program. The center will not hold its meet- ng next Friday night, Feb. 27, be- ause of the McKinley school play. The Play Room at Night." The registration committee .an- ounced 1,514 tickets had been is- ued for the meetings. This project r. sponsored by the McKinley P. T. A. in connection with the community vork of the Y. M. C. A. Damon's, Inc. oCa acc COLORS! William Pappas Case to be Heard Feb. .26 Judge Joseph J. Clark has set the date of Feb. 26 at 10 o'clock as the lime for the hearing of the application o£ County Attorney Roe Thompson for a. temporary injunc- :ion in the case of the state vs. Wil- iani Pappas. The county attorney asks that the defendant lie enjoined from further violation of the intoxicating liquor laws. Firemen Extinguish Blaze at Schaub Home The fire department extinguished a blaze at the Henry Schaub home, 327 Secod street southwest, at 1 o'clock Friday night. The blaze was caused by spontaneous combustion in rubbish on the back porch and was put out with a booster pump firemen said. The side of the porch was damaged. ERASER SCHOOL OF MUSIC Teachers of Voice, Piano, Accordion, Band and Orchestral Instruments. THONF. 214S or 7(18 GARDNER ^J» F U R N A C E CO. ·"· ^ Sheet Uletul and Furnaces Hear I'. G. * B. Bldjr. I'll. 480 LIKE TO TRAVEL? By IJ. \V. FISCHBECK Most everyone likes to travel There are a number in Mason Citj who are sure of a trip to Europe and the Far East, as they have secured from Ralph W. Fischbeclc a travel endowment policy maturing at a given time w h e n the money will have been accumulated by just a small sav- ng each year. At the same time, such a policy increases one's estate immediately in the event the unexpected happens. Mr. Fischbeclc will be glad to discuss this plan with you and you'll be under no obligation whatsoever. "There is little self-restraint in America." Is that so? Well, cities laven't yet adopted the income tax. Kcview. It is exciHng -- and bewitching and feminine, too -- this new idea of colored lace. In blues, pinks, reds and greens, it makes the evening spec- irum a gay kaleidoscope -and It works up fetchingly in McCall formal fashions. E. W. CLARK CO. We Loan Money On City Property Ueasonuble Terms INVESTMENTS High Grade For Snle We Sell Fire Insurance Phone 401 304 M. IJ. A. UIig T Y P E W R I T E R S T 1st Class Job Guaranteed HAIR CUTS Any Style GOLDEN OAK BARBER SHO 0 S. Delaware QUALITY FOOD ALWAYS Serves Better Meals For Less Try Our New Service 114 South Federal Instead Of Going Home-- and then coming hack again Sunday afternoon, why not stop at the Princess for dinner? It is far more convenient and our Sunday dinners just can't be beaLen. We Serve Fried milk-fed spring chicken and roast chicken. We also have a special 50c Sunday dinner. Chinese service our specialty. eess 112 North Federal Ave. C I A L We Will WASH or GREASE ANY. CAR 99c Quaker State or Clminplin Motor Oils S R CHEVROLET CO. First and Washington, S. W. Y P E W R I T FOIl KENT Royals - Smiths Underwoods Y P E W R I T FO!l SAL13 All Makes E Loring-Farmer Co. E R 107 E. State Phone -SiS R^ g M. 3. A. Bhlf*. g Wo offer /fimriinfeed repair work at fair prices. Stop in and lot us give you mi estimate. Tom's Auto Repair Shop 10!t .S. Delaware I'hono 121!: We Have Reduced Prices HAVE YOUR CAR WASHED OR GREASED Same Quality Work As Before \ MOTOR COMPANY are DANGEROUS Perhaps you've been disregarding the danger signal that a minor case of piles means. Don't delay -- for developments soon prove the folly of neglect. Pain and lost health and energy soon show that piles mean trouble. It's foolish, too -for piles in any stage can be quickly and thoroly cured by proper methods. Those methods are the latest discoveries of science and Dr. Cothern brings them to Mason City for you. He brings you the joy of complete health by wonderfully simple, sure methods. No pain, no trouble, no operation -- but piles go speedily and completely never to return. Be sure to find out more here today. Free examination. Private Diseases of Men und \Vonien Successfully Treated riAHniirTft^T fi · !· · ·. COTHERN, Specialist OFfiro: 1 1 '/i ^- I'Vdrral Avc-., Ovrr Krrsge's Dollar Store Hours: !) :i. m. (o p. in.; V»Vl;icsl;iy untl S a t u r d a y lngs, (i::») to 8:110

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