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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, February 23, 1931
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THREE CONVICTS SHOT TO DEATH Joliet Prison Guards, Warned of Plot, Prevent Prison Break. . JOLIET, 111., Feb. 23. (rtV-Prison guards, forewarned of an impendin plot by prisoners to escape, shot t .death three Chicago convicts whc scaled the wall of the old state pen itentiary in a dash for liberty. . Aided by a searlight, the guards with machine guns as their weap ons, found the three men easy tar gets and mowed them down before they had a chance to reach two automobiles parked on a roadside near the prison yesterday. The occupants of the cars, pursued by guards, drove toward Chicago and escaped. Guard Locked Up. Joseph Norkiewicz, 31, and Julio Chileno, 39, both serving time for implication in a confidence game, and Alvin J. Kilman, 34, a convicted robber, were the men killed. Overpowering Frank Lambert, a lone guard, who was with them in the refectory, they locked him into a refrigerator. Using large sticks taken from an adjoining bakery, and nails smuggled from the prison machine shop, the plotters constructed a crude ladder which they carried across the prison yard. Norkiewicz was the first to climb down the wall. The guards wqited. Chileno followed the leader. Still the 'guards withheld their fire. Then Kilman began his descent and the order to shoot came. Caught by Fire. · Norkiewitz ran straight into one of the two ambuscades and fell-with a dozen shots in his body. Chil- eno leaped over his body and was= caught by the fire, falling near his leader. Kilman ran into the fire of a second outside ambush. He died later in the prison hospital. The other two of the five scam- · pered .back inside to safety. Inside the walls some 1,800 pris- \ oners heard the shots and started to yell, but they quieted down several hours later, and prison officials said they expected no further trouble. MASON CITY GLOBK-GAZETi'lfi Operetta Presented to Many by Chorus at Dows DOWS, Feb. 23.--The chorus of the Dows high school glee clubs gave an operetta Friday evening to a larRe m'dience. It was "The Wishing Well." Wants Freedom for Horse. DES MOINES, Feb. 23. (#)-More freedom for the horse, both a= a humane and economical practice, is advocated for Iowa farmers by Harry D. Linn, field representative of the Iowa horse and mule breeders associaation. FEBRUARY 23 1931 Rites at Nashua Are Helcfcfpr Dora Porter NASHUA,' Feb. 23.--Miss Dora Porter, 62, died at the home of her sister, Mrs. Fred Cross, Thursday morning after an illness of several Latimer Creamery Elects Koenen at Annual Gathering LATIMER, Feb. 23.--The Latimer co-operative creamery company held its annual meeting at the creamery. The report showed it hat the biggest year in its history, making 366,552 pounds of butter, paying ; the farmers more than, $118,000 for .T^SJr^at.*' 1 " "Officers ejected were President, H. H. Koenen; vice president, C. B. Johansen; secretary- treasurer, F. W. Meyer; directors Fred Bruns, A. P. Johansen, F. M. Kidd was retained for buttermaker and manager. Two Fredericksburg Persons Honored on Golden Anniversary FREDERICKSBURG, Feb. 23.-In commemoration of the golden wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs." William Purdy of this place, the local Masonic and Eastern Star lodges of which they have long been members held a reception and pro gram for them Friday afternoon All of Mr. and Mrs. Purdy's chil dren, Mrs. Ida Nichols of Ceda Rapids, Mrs. Edith Theloar of Sum ner. Miss Ruth Purdy of Cedar Rap ids and Roy and Allan Purdy o Fredericksburg, -were present. 0. K. Brunsvold, 53, Dies at Local Hospita O. K. Brunsvold, 53, Hanlontown died at a local hospital Sunday afl crnoon. Mr. Erunsvold had been i the hospital in January and re turned last week for further exam ination but died before an operatic could be performed. Funeral ar rangements have not been com ·Dieted. Coulter Father and Son Banquet to Be at Churcl COULTER, Feb. 23--A father an son banquet will be held in the Luth eran church basement Tuesday eve ning. A program has been arrangec under the supervision of the Rev F. G. Raamussen Gustave Hisler Rites Held at Eagle Grov EAGLE GROVE, Feb. 23.--Fu neral services for Gustave Hisler 69, were held at the Kubitschek an Kastler undertaking parlors Friday in charge of the Rev. T. 3. Severt son of the East Side Lutheran church. Services were also held a the French Lutheran church east o Woolstock and burial was made in the "cemetery of that church. Mr Hisler is survived by his widow and one brother, Gabriel Hisler, living a Ottawa, 111. Mr. and Mrs. Dickinson Honored at Rock Falls ROCK FALLS, Feb. 23.--A large company of friends and neighbors gathered Friday night at the home ,of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Dickinson for a farewell surprise party. Mr. Dickinson sold his farm last fall and is moving to a farm in Lime Creek township the first of Mn-jn. Carr playing and dancing furnished entertainment for the crowd. Mrs. C E. Olden, A. Arnold and Ed Hanser furnished music for. the latter. j J A N N weeks from liver trouble. Miss Porter is survived by one sister, Mrs. Fred Cross, Nashua, and one broth-: er, J. C. Porter, Valley City, S. Dak. The funeral was held at the Gospel hall, Saturday, L. K. Darby of Clarksville, conducted the services, and burial was in Oak Hill cemetery. ' Credit Men of Three States Hold Session DAVENPORT, Feb. 23. (UP)-The Trl-State conference of Credit Men of Iowa, South Dakota and Nebraska opened here today with approximately 250 men and women in attendance. Karl B. Lieb, professor of industrial management at the University of Iowa addressed the gathering today. Other speakers scheduled to appear on today's program included B. P. Trussel of Omaha, W. B. Davis of Omaha and Fred D. Stone of Lincoln, Nebr. Urges Forced Egg Grading. DES MOINES, Feb. 23. (I®--A law to establish the compulsory grading of eggs as they are sold at retail is recommended by Carl N. Kennedy, assistant secretary of agriculture. Kennedy declared that tha law would act to raise the prices to producers. A Page of Outstanding Values Which Will Be Featured Tuesday DRESSES With Loads of Style and of Lovely Materials Sizes 14 to 48 $ 13 .95 Many Half Sites Printed crepes, plain crepes, border prints, rorrian stripes and plaids in jacket dresses, one-piece and two-piece models. Long sleeves, short .sleeves, pleated capelets, separate jackets, boleros, ripples, peplums and lingerie touches are features that give them individualty. Every dress a recent arrival. Misses' and Women's sizes. A Special Lot of Close-outs of DRESSES DRESSES Prints, Crepes, Georgette, Chiffons, Jerseys, Satins and Transparent Velvets formerly priced from $15 to $35. Light shades, tans, browns, green and many in navy and black. Regular sizes, half sizes and large sizes. MERKEL'S One $29.75 Black Transparent MC "7C Velvet Suit, Size 16, at «J 10. I D 'Two 529.75 Black Transparent Velvet Dresses, Size 16 at ... One $25.00 Brown Transparent Velvet Dress, Size 15%, at .. One ?25 Transparent Velvet Suit, Size IS 1 /-, at One $29.75 Velvet Sleeveless Dress, Size 38, at One $29.75 Black Velvet Evening Gown, Size 18, at One 519.75 Flame Velvet Gown,'Size 16, at One 519.75 Orange Velvet Gown, Size 40, at SECOND FLOOR $15 ... $15 ...$10 $16.75 ... $15 $6.95 $6.95 MerkePs Economy Basement TOWEL FEATURES TURKISH TOWELS "C EACH Size 15x30 inches with , stripes of Rose, Blue or Green. An outstanding Anniversary Special. Buy these by the dozen. WASH CLOTHS 4c EACH .Large firm cloth in 'Rose, Blue or Green. An unusual value. You are sure to need several at this remarkable price. TURKISH TOWEL SPECIAL 19c R.-\CH Size 20x40 inches of heavy firm d o u b l e thread long wearing Terry Cloth. Slightly irregular JTurkish towels of heavy firm double thread terry cloth. Irregularities consist of oil spots, dropped threads or 'misweaves that in no way interfere with the wear. Do not miss/ the opportunity of buying your towel supply at these extremely low prices. FEATURE PRICE 8c EACH FEATURE PRICE FEATURE PRICE 12c 16c EACH EACH HEMMED DISH TOWELS Wth B e t t y Crocker Cake Recipe Booklet, all in Glassine Envelope. PURE LINEN HUCK TOWELS 15c EACH Just the towel for the face and hands. Easily laundered. C o l o r e d striped border. 100 Ib. LAUNDERED FLOUR SACKS 3 FOR 23C Just put your hems in and you have a kitchen towel that will last for years. . Cape Kid and White Doeskin SPRING GLOVES Pair $1-79 It's unbelievable --'such values! Fresh, new merchandise just received. Fine weight Cape Kid in White, Eggshell, Beige and 'black. White Doeskin, some with Black Trim, Serrated Edge. All are in Slip-on style. LEATHERETTE GLOVES Pair $1.39 v -4 Washable Fabric Gloves that wear and look like leather and are very popular for sports, dress or street wear. Made by Kayser. In a good assortment of styles and colors for spring. MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR 100 Pairs of Queen Quality Shoes $0.95 Purchased specially for this sale and offered at about one-half the regular sell-i ing price. Pumps, Ties, Straps autf Sports Oxfords are in all sizes. Remember these are fresh, new shoes--not broken lots. Regularly sold up to $8.30. 150 Pairs of Women's Footwear $2 .85 Short lots and broken sizes . . . many new styles but not all sizes in ench style. Greatly reduced and priced for quick clearance. Final Clearance of KO-REC-TOE SHOES '1.98 Children's and Misses' Shoes in Patent Leather, Black and Brown Elk, Brown and Tan Calfskin. Sizes 81/2 to 2. Merkel's First Floor MEN'S HDKFS. 8 for $1 A fine grade of Pure Linen with straight hems. Large size. Also in a finer quality at 6 for $1. Merkel's First Floor PRINTED HDKFS. 7 for $1 Imported P r i n t e d Handkerchiefs in beautiful colors. Hand rolled and hemstitched 1 hems. LINEN HDKFS. \ Dozen $1 Pure Linen Handkerchiefs in a variety of styles and colors. Some are Pure White. Full sue. CHIFFON DANCE HDKFS. 29c and 50c Large size Chiffon Handkerchiefs in a good assortment of colors. In two qualities. Splendid values during this sale. Surprise Sale of Art Needle Models In three price groups 98c $ 1^ qn Discontinued finished models in Hand Made Art Needlework purchased from the Bucilla factory. All fresh and clean. The 98 cent group includes Pillow Cases, Pillow Aprons, Creepers, Linen and Rayon Towels, etc. The $1.49 group includes Linen Dresser Scarfs, Bed Pillows, Table Runners, 5-Piece Luncheon Sets, Pillow Case, etc. The $1.98 group includes Davenport Pillows, Pillow Cases, Luncheon Sets, Crib Covers, Wall Panels, etc. Unusual Sale of . ; STAMPED GOODS lOc 19c, 29c Slightly irregular pieces of Stamped Goods for Embroidery. At lOc there are Bibs, Vanity Sets, Crib Pillows, Pot Holders, Children's Aprons, etc. At 19 cents there are Felt Bags, Aprons, Baby Dresses, 'Sacques, Pillows, etc. --.-.-4; At 29 cents there are Dresser Scarfs, Children's and Ladies' Dresses, Laundry Bags, Davenport Pillows, Lunch Sets, etc. Astounding Values in this SALE of SILKS yd. All Silk, Heavy Quality Crepes in Plaids and Modern Designs, printed on black, Navy, Green, Brown and Red. Washable Flat Crepes of Medium Weight, All Silk, in a full line of Colors, Navy and Black. For Dresses, Blouses and Lingerie. Clipper Crepe in a fine quality Rayon Crepe that is non-shrinkable and in fast colors. Floral designs and dots on dark and medium grounds. All Are 39 Inch MAIDRITE PRINTS Yard 29c 36 Inch Cotton Charmeuse with a soft, lustrous finish. Large designs in bright colors on dark grounds make them very attractive for Smocks, Pajamas and Pillows. SPORTS CREPE 59c and 69c A New Crepe for Sports Dresses. It has a soft, lustrous finish printed in sports designs, in fast colors at 69c. Plain colors to match at 59c. PRINTED CREPE Yard $1.79 40 Inch Silk Prints in Small Designs, Plaid Effects and F l o r a l Patterns. Excellent quality and very attractive. I i NORMANDIE VOILE Yard 35c 38 Inch Normandie Voile in Red, Black, Navy and Pastel Shades with Contrasting Colored' Dots. Fast color and permanent dots. A. B.C. PRINTS Yard 21c A large assortment of New Spring Prints in A. B. C. Percales for Wash Frocks, Pajamas, Smocks and Children's Dresses. 36 inch. COTTON PRINTS Yard 35c 40 Inch Wendy Batiste, 36 Inch A. B. C. Dimity, 36 Inch Pall Mall Handkerchief Lawn --all in new patterns and- fast colors. MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR

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