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February 23, 1931

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 5

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f/FEBRUARY 23 ·· 1931 poflSPupilsm *' Butler Rural School ^ Are Members of Band ¥/ ALLISON, ;Feh. 23.--The first tv £ a "J? concert e ver to be given in jj. 1 Butler county by pupils of one rural J| Echool was given in Madison town- ij ship No. 9 Friday evening. The MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE HONEY , Me Reliablcfemily , CinO. TAR 'OVER IOOMILUOH BOTTLES USED schoolhouse was packed. Sixty-five autos were in the schoolyard. Miss Dora Kampman is the teacher, of this school and 13 of her 15 pupils play in the band. The band was t organized last fall by T. D. Kexel, who was present at the conceit. Floyd Delker is the leader. In addition to the concert a play was given, "The Quest of the Orange Necktie." 100 Attend Entertainment. NASHUA, Feb. 23.--There were more than 100 present at the entertainment sponsored by the Knights of Pythias held at the hall Friday night in observance of the sixty- seventh anniversary of the founding of the order. A banquet was served by the Pythian Sisters and the remainder of the evening spent in dancing and cards. Railroad Company Leave Mason City 6:20 n. m. Ex. Sun. 7:35 a. m. 9:05 a. m. 10:55 n. m. 12:35 p. in. 2:25 p. in. 4:05 p. m. 5:05 p. m. E *- Sun 6:05 p. m. 7:55 p. m. 9:35 p. in. 11:03 p. m. Leave Clear Lake 5:85 a. m. Ex. sun 7:00 a. m. 8:10 a. m. 10:05 a. m. 11:45 a. m. 1:25 p. in. 3:10 p. m. 5:05 p. m. 6:05 p. m. «*· Sun 7:05 p. in. 8:35 p. in. 10:35 p. m. FREIGHT TRAINS 7:50 a. m. 1:50 p. m. 6:30 a. m. 11:00 a. m. MEN OUTNO Hold40,000 Margin; Whites Fewer in Proportion Than in 1920. WASHINGTON, Feb. 23. (/Pi- There are 40,000 more men than women in Iowa. The report of the United States bureau on the characteristics of the Iowa population today showed 1,255,}01 men and 1,215,838 women living in the state April 1. A slight reduction in the percentage of white persons from 1920 was shown, the 1920 report giving 99.2 per cent as the proportion of white persons while this year the ratio was 99.1. The percentage of native whites increased from 89.8 to fl2.4 during the decade, however, the foreign born decreased from'D.4 to 6.7 per cent and the Negro from eight- tenths to seven-tenths of one per cent. Other colored persons, including 4,235 Mexicans, SCO Indians, 153 Chinese, IB Japanese, 40 Filipinoes, G Hindus and -i Koreans, comprised two-tenths of one per cent of the population of 2,470,939 in 1930 while in 1920 their number was so negligible it was not computed in percentage. Nashua Man. Speaks at Greene 'Legion Meeting GREENE, Feb. 23.--At the Claud Tack Legion post meeting W. L. Prudhon of Nashua talked on "Government Hospitalization." The Riggins-Cohnan orchestra furnished music fou post singing. Claud Tack post American Legion has gone over the top in the membership drive for thig year. Hanlontown Man Chosen Buttermaker at Kiester KIESTER, Minn., Feb. 23.--At a creamery directors meeting- Saturday, Andrew Gudvongin, Hanlontown, Iowa, was elected to succeed Otto Olson as local bullet-maker effective March 15. Mr. Olson has been here for 12 years. TVill Sponsor Flower Show. GREENE, Feb. 23.--McKinley circle, L. of G. A. R. met at the city hall Friday afternoon. A garden club was organized and the circle will sponsor .a flower show in the late spring. We want a GENERAL ELECTRIC like the one you sold a daily request £i To hear FULL RANGE Radio performance is to want it in your own home. It is such a joy to be able to reach distant stations with the FULL RANGE Sensitivity, to prevent overlapping -- thanks to FULL RANGE Selectivity. And FULL RANGE Tone!!! Maybe you do not realize what a difference there can be in two radios. Just stop in here next time you are passing and hear the superb tone of the General Electric Full Range Radio. 'Any G-E Radio may be bought on the Budget Payment plan. The G-E Certified Inspection plan applies to every G-E Radio you buy. THE LOWBOY (as illtnlralcd)--9- tube, Screen-Grid Super-Heterodyne. Fitted uritb local-distant switch. Remote control available at additional cost. Brown walnut cabinet, iat'm finished. Early American design. Price §142.50 leu tabes. Our Radio Prices Range From $72.00 Upwards Complete With Tuhes ASK FOR FREE HOME TRIAL "Remember--You Must Be Satisfied" Peoples Gas Electric "For Better Appliances" SUNNING i'Jioto Sylvia NewnHcr of N«w York City favors '(lollca dot pajamas for bench wc-nr while vacationing at Miami Beach, Fl:i. L. P. Barth Speaks at Cresco B. P. W. Meeting CRESCO, Feb. '2Z.--L. P. Bartii, publisher of the Howard County Times and supervisor of census fur this district in 1930, addressed the Business arid Professional Women's club. He gave a comprehensive history of the censes: enumeration from its beginning-. This followed a dinner in the dining room of tho Masonic hall and was followed by a colonial play staged by Mrs. li H. Allen, Miss Nellie Ellis and Miss Dorothy Schulte. Velernn Carrier Given Pension. DECOIIAH, Feb. 23.--George Glover, veteran city mail carrier of Chicago, brother of Charles Glover of Decorah, who left here 45 years ago for Chicago where he entered the mail service, has now retired on a pension at the r.gc of 73 years. E. W. Clark Prese»ts v Views of Turner for Study of Farm Loan. DES MOINES, Feb. 23. (.-IV-Advocates of a proposal to set up H committee to study the farm loan situation are .seeking' reconsideration of the vote by which the Iowa sencUc killed the measure. Senator Luw MacTJonnld of Cher- okce county filed the request for another vote. Twenty-three senators originally favored the resolution with 22 opposing it. A total of I' 1 ', votes is required for adoption, and sponsors of the plan believe a fuU attendance may give them the required number. An explanation of the attitude n' Gov. Dan Turner has bean presented by Senator 10. W. Clark of Cervo Gordn county, who said the governor did not favor the original biil but agreed to its principles after »u amendment by Senator C. L. Rigby of Cedar county was adopted. The resolution would have asked the governor to confer w i t h chief executives of other niitlwastern states, who in turn would send representatives to a meeting at Wash- in.rrton in an effort to revitalize the federal farm land bank system. Six Kiester Favmevs on Dairy Honor Roll KIESTER, Minn.. Feb. 23.--The honor roll of nearly 1,200 Minnesota, dairymen includes six Kicsl.er farmers. They are members of the Fnriba'ult county dairy herd improvement association No. 2. The following local dairymen will receive diplomas: Lev/is Almberg, IS Guer- nseys. 375.5 pounds average; Albert Dahl, 12 Guernsevs; 33!).?, pounds average; Harrv Bauman, 8 Shorthorns and Holslelns, 311.8 pounds average: Johnson brothers, 19 I-Iolsteins, 311.7 pounds average: I-Jennin Katxuupr, 14 Holstcins, 309.;1 pounds average; Conrad Wip- plingcr. I'l Holstcins, 301.0 pounds average. 100 Per Out Contribute. WAYERLY. Feb. 23.--Employes of the Wavcrly plant of the Carnation Milk company arc 100 per cenl in contributing to Reel Cross drought relief fund:;, sanding in §66.50 to the local Red Cross chapter this wsak. The week's contributions totalled S1351.0f, bringing the chapter contributions to $601.43, more than twice the quota. WINS $40,000 Poetry Reader Goes From Charles City After 5 Appearances CHARLES CITY. Feb. 23.--Miss Alice Mansur, poetry render, returned to New York last evening after spending a week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Carlyle Ellis. During her slay in the city she also visited her old friend, Mrs. Kathcrine Ellis Barrett, who is spending a shoit time with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Ellis. While hero Miss Mansur avc freely of her talents and rnad poetry on five different occasions, the last being at the poetry hour held in the city library Sunday afternoon. The room was filled to overflowing to hear the varied program which included several selections from contemporary writers and some from a book of children's poems, called "Red Shoes" of which Mrs. Kntherinc E. Barrett is the author. Mrs. Barrett introduced Miss Mansur and told how she came to write the poems which were inspired by her brother, Carlyle Ellis. The volume has ni.iny illustrations by Dorothy Fuller Odell. Miss Mansur gave the program for the P. E. O. }iarly Friday night, at the community house when the local members entertained their husbands. She usually prefaces what she reads with a, few words about the author and yesterday afternoon she mentioned especially the poems of Hazel Hnntington of Cleveland whose volume about to be published will be called "Fire From the Field." CHARLES CITY BRIEFS CHARLES CITY, Feb. 23.--The Rev. G. A. Hess went to Horton to(Tay to conduct funeral services for Krnest C. Thompson, who died at .'·rinceton, Minn. Mrs. A. F. Mueller was hostess to Uia "As You Like It" club today ,vhen the members \vcrc entertained -.t a luncheon followed by a kensing- Mary Lou Petry was hostess to '. 1 school friends in honor of her ninth birthday. Mrs. Petry .served a luncheon at one long table. The Washington idea for a central I I home was used and a candlclir,'ht(:r] birthday calcc formed the centerpiece. CJame.s wore played during the afternoon. Supt. P. C. Lapham went to Detroit to attend the meeting of tbc National FMucatfon association. Orrin Dnll, secretary of the Y. M. C. A., snoUn at the n i n r n i n r j service of, the Baptist church yesterday morninc". Guest Day of G. A. R. Held at Charles City; Two Plays Are Given CHARLES CITY, -The annual guest day of the D. A. H. which is always held in obiicrvuncc of Wiishingtou's b i r t h d a y was Saturday nfl.crnonn in the community house. Tho program chairman, Mrs. R. J. Iimess. was introduced by Mrs. George Buckman. regent. Two one act plays ly girls in Mc- Ivinlcy and Lincoln schools were presented under direction of Miss Damrixe Kitch, dramatic teacher in the high school. The first was "The General Goes Home" followed by "Patriotic Women" in which all the characters were dressed in Colonial costumes. Kathcrinr Eliimer:- Ktiel played two violin solos accompanied ly Mrs. Fred Spear after which the D. A. I!. c|nintet composed of Mrs. Buck man, Mrs. Fred Bhnnensliel, Mrs. Wood and Mi's. \V. R. McCray sang old time; SOUR::. Tea and cakes were served at a lonp table decorated w i t h patriotic colors and a bowl of red roses. Mrs. Ruckman and Olive Hand pourf! and the sr.cial rom'nittr'e eonsi'-U 1 1 of Mrs. Henry B l n l u u , Mrs. VV. 1C. Carr and Mrs'. Clarence K only school in the city that has adopted the diphtheria immunization plan. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Weslijury and Mra. J. H. Spencer came to visit liere over SumUiy. Mr. and Mr-;. WcstrAtry visitecl thoir son, Edgar Wcatbury and wife and Mrs. Spencer was a giic!;t at the home of Mrs. George Blake. . , Mi:r.v L. I'urliwo, 28, wi-nt to work »s usual in u Now Hertford, Mans., mill deiipite the fuist .she won $JO,(mo on a. t:ivt:r.uKtul«s. Hlic plans to keep lirr ioli until the money is in her hand. Noted Scouts Will ialk at Janesville WAVERLY, Feb. 23.--Five noted Boy Scoiit.s-, among- them Douglas Oliver ;uvt David M a r t i n , authors of "Three Boy Scouts in Africa," will \ie .speakers at ;i Janesville Buy Seoul meeting Tuesday evening. Oliver and Martin, who traveled thru. Africa with Mr. and Mrs. Martin Johnson on the exploring trip will be brot to the meeting | )y Ja;u=:i Prevatil, scout executive (it Austin. Minn. Four of the five scouts have been to England and one has explored the caves in Now Mexico. Troops from several nearby towns, including Cedar Falls, will be i, B08EN OF OLENVILLE DIES Rites for Pioneer Resident Will Be Held Thursday at Church. GLENVILLE. Minn., Feb. 23.--Mrs. Mary Boocn, SO, an early settler in this vicinity, died last night at the home of her daughter. Mrs. George Lubiens, with whom she made her home the past nine years. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at the Methodist church, of which Mrs. Booen was n charter member. Mrs. 3ooen was one of the first settlers in Freeborn county, coming here in 1859 with her husband, Robert H. Booen. who died 10 years ago. She is survived by four children, who were at home at the time of her death. Patriotic Program Is Given by Cresco W. R. C. CRESCO. Feb. 23.--Members of the Woman's Relief Corps held a patriotic meeting in their hall Saturday afternoon in which Mrs. L. E. Slrawn gave a talk cm McKinley; Mrs. E. Pollitt, on Lincoln and Mrs. J. T. Gasldll on Washington. Patriotic songs were sung by Mrs. Gaskill and Miss Sadie Watts with Mrs. Lottie Kellow as accompanist. Pupils from the tilth and sixth grades of the public school entertained the corps with n program. UiiiiJ.- Conference Is Planned. CKDAR RAPIDS, Feb. 23. '(ill -C. C. Jacobsen, president of the Iowa Bankers association, has sei March 2(i as the date for the second midwinter trust conference of the association. The meeting will be held in Cedar Rapids. E. R. Jackson of Council Bluffs is chairman or the trust committee. PRISON BREAKERS TIRE OF WALKING; GO BACK TO JAIL MARSHALLTOWN, Feb. 23. (.T) --August Busing- and Steve'Costel- lo were back in the county jail today after a brief period of freeaum which they voluntarily relinquished because, in their own words, they were "tired of walking." ' The pair escaped Saturday after digging a hole in the jail. Thirteen prisoners refused to accompany the men altho they told Sheriff C. E. Wickland they heard Busing and Costelio plot the escape. Busing returned early Sunday saying he was tired of walking. Costelio made a similar appearance at noon. Both said they were "glad to be home." The sheriff said that he did not know what action would be taken against the men. "After all they nretty near ruined my jail," Wickland said. Enrollment IJccline Estimated. IOWA CITY, Feb. 23. (.T)--An enrollment decline of 250 students is estimated at the University of Iowa for the second semester. Total enrollment figures at the present time are placed at 5,300 as compared with 5,720 last semester. University officials give first semester te«- ures as the cause for-the decline. . Dorothy Doerfler who atten ririnnell college spent Saturday and Rimdav with her parents, Mr. an Mrs. Fi-ink Finno'. The c h i l d r e n in VVmhin^ton s:eti-)o! .'/ere pi-.-cn th" t h f v - l a n ' i t ' v ' i n '.realnicnt Saturday. This i:i the Effective in Milder DOKCS Insist on t h e G e n u i n e THE CHEERFUL SERVICE STORE INTRODUCING: V A L S STORE D a m o n ' s Downstairs Store, in keeping with an established policy of offering the m a x i m u m in value at lower prices, present f u r t h e r evidence oil "value leadership." Y o u r shopping tours should always include a visit to this department. NEW PERCALES A 3G-inch percale in a large assortment of new spring patterns. Why pay more ? F O R C O N S T I P A T I O N FELT BASE RUGS A new assortment of designs and colors. Mostly Duco Finish. 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