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March 22, 1934

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 16

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SIXTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 22 1934 10 ROOM FARM HOUSE NEAR ELMA DESTROYED BY FLAMES BLAZE SEEN BY CWA WORKMEN $5,000 Loss As Residence of Beecher, Manager of Equity, Is Burned. ELMA, March 22.--Fire about 7 o'clock Thursday morning destroyed the 10 room house of John Beecher, two and one-half miles east of Elnu The total loss was estimated a $5,000, partly covered by Insurance. CWA workers from Cresco, who were on their way to work, discovered the blaze. Occupants of the house were busy preparing the children for school. When discovered, the blaze had made considerable progress and had spread rapidly under a double roofing in the attic. Most of the contents was saved but it was Impossible to halt the flames in the house. Mr. Beecher is manager of the Farmers' Equity here. An addition had been built on the house in re cent years. George Eaton Renamed School Superintendent by Forest City Board FOREST CITY, March 22.--The school directors of the Forest, independent district met Monday evening and organized for the coming year John A. Olson was re-elected president of the board for another .year and Superintendent George jEaton was unanimously re-elected for another year. The election of teachers will be held soon. Mrs. Olson Succumbs at Lyle; Survived by Husband, 10 Children LYLE Minn., March 22.--Mrs. Osmund Olson, 63, who had. been ill several months, died at her home Tuesday evening. Mrs. Olson became ill in. January and went to Rochester for an examination. Mrs. Olson is survived by 10 children and her husband, Osmund Olson and four grandchildren. Gypsies Are Forced to Give Back $180 Taken at New Hampton Bank ~ " NEW HAMPTON, 'March 22.-Sheriff George C. Murray Tuesday afternoon received from the two gypsy women, $180 that they stole from the closed Second National bank here Feb. 16. The band of gypsies, numbering 70, was traveling in 11 automobiles, and was held by the Buchanan county sheriff near Independence. They were identified by Ruth Denlinger,, stenographer, who was the victim of the hoax, Marie Schnurr and Donald Larkin, ail of New Hampton. Funeral Is Held for Pastor at Albert Lea ALBERT LEA,'Minn., March 22. --Funeral services were held here yesterday for the Rev. H. S. Rue, 71, assistant to the Rev. S. Sorenson, pastor of the First Lutheran church. Mr. Rue died last Sunday. He had charge of Norwegian services. He is survived by his wife and four daughters. William Schultz Rites Conducted at Luverne LUVBRNE, March 22.--The funeral of William . Schultz, -former mayor of Luverne, was held Tuesday afternoon at -the Methodist church, the Rev. William Baddeley officiating. A quartet composed of Miss Florence Hof, Mrs. . H. H. Lichty, Richard Niver and Maynard Spooner with Mrs. H. H. Philli] at the piano sang. The sons and grandsons acted as pallbearers. A 'very large crowd, taxing the capacity of the church, attended. Rites for Eliza Shea, 82, Held in Bancroft BANCROFT, March 22.--Eliza Shea, 82, who died at her home in Bancroft, was buried Wednesday afternoon. She had been ill for many weeks. Funeral services were held at the Baptist church. Pallbearers were Frank Recker, Frank Hatten, Francis Bradley, Henry .Clement, Henry Deitering and Russel Saunders. Burial was made in the Lonerock cemetery. Male Chorus to Sing. CLARKSVILLE,.March 22.--The male chorus will give a sacred song service at the Community church Sunday evening and special Lenten · services will be held at the church each evening. Hansen Wins Recount. AREDALE, March 22.--A recount of the ballot cast at the Center school was called for and was counted here at Aredale. George Hansen was declared director and not P. D. Wilson. Ralph Doore of Greene was here to aid in the recount. Visit in Elgin. RUDD--Mr. and Mrs. Roy Holtz, Mrs. Stella Holtz and Mrs. Ed Witzel left Wednesday morning for Elgin, HI., to visit at the Free' Holtz home. H E R E A N D T H E R E * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Able to Leave Hospital. OSAGE--Theodore Christiansen who suffered injuries when his car was wrecked Saturday evening, was able to leave Nissen hospital Tuesday. He suffered a dislocated knee and bruises on the head when the car plunged through a ditch and a wire fence. Sire. Eohrbach Entertains. CLARION--Mrs. Hugo Rbhrbach entertained members of the Monday club and a number of guests at her home. Mrs. F. C. Hartshorn, the associate hostess, introduced Miss Betty Jane Campbell, who gave two readings.- Hostess to Fast Matrons. NORTHWOOD--Mrs. L. S. Barnes and Miss Anna W. Edwards were hostesses to the ladies of the PasJ Matrons club of the local Eastern Star chapter at the March meeting held Monday afternoon at the Barnes home on north Eighth street Frennptlal Shower Given. SWEA CITY--Mesdames Emil Larson, O. A. Jensen and Mrs. B. Olson and Misses Eunice Jensen and Mavis Larson were hostesses at a pre-nuptial shower for Miss Hattie Peterson at the Larson home Wednesday. O. E. S. School Held. CLARKSVILLE--Mrs. Pearl Mae Fleugel of Charles City conducted an Order of Eastern Star school of instruction here Monday afternoon, which was followed by initiation. Visitor From Illinois. POPEJOY--Borgia Wetzel of Neponset, Dl., is spending a few weeks wtih her sister, Mrs. Frank Johnson and husband. Mrs. Johnson recently returned home from the hospital. Guests From Minneapolis. DOWS--Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Thomas and son of Minneapolis visited Mr. and Mrs. Harry Huddleston and with them attended the funeral Tuesday of the women's mother, Mrs. Emma Stafford, 67, at Des Moines. Holding Special Sen-Ices. MARBLE ROCK _ The Rev. ; eorge C. Foster is holding a special series of revival meetings. Beginning Palm Sunday the services will continue throughout the entire week. This is the second year Mr. Foster has held his own Evangelical meetings. He is celebrating his seventh year as pastor of the Bethel Baptist church. Join Vaudeville Troup. RICEVILLE--Mr. and Mrs. Gene Bradley, who have been spending the winter in Riceville, left to join the Bob Pollard Vaudeville players at Waterloo. During their absence Mrs. Bradley, Gene's grandmother, will stay at the Charlie Grace home, near Mclntire. " Anniversaries Are Observed ROCK FALLS--Mr .and Mrs. A. S. Wetter and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Housen were honored at a party by the L. U. G. A. club families at the Wetter home Tuesday evening. The occasion was the wedding anniversaries of Mr. and Mrs. Wetter. Go to Minneapolis SCARVILLE--Mrs. Alpha Grun- hood and Selma Nelson left for Minneapolis Tuesday with Tilda Christiansen and her father O. Christiansen. They expect to return Wednesday. Home From Iowa City. BRADFORD -- George Newton was brought home from Iowa City where he has been receiving treatment. He will return to Iowa City for further treatment. Return From Chicago. FREDERICKSBURG -- Mr. and Mrs. William Beaver and Clayton Appleberry returned from several days' business visit in Chicago. Honored on Birthday. LATIMER--A group of relatives and friends honored Mrs. C. N. Sorensen by spending the evening with her and Mr. Sorensen. The event was Mrs. Sorensen's birthday. Hazel Graham Dl. BRISTOW--Miss Hazel Graham is seriously ill at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Graham. Community Meeting planned. FLOYD--A community meeting will be held at the Floyd M. E. church Friday evening. A program has been planned. Return From Arizona. CHAPIN--Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Shoemaker returned home from a several weeks' visit with their daughter and son at Coolidge, Ariz. . Go to Churdan. LATIMER--J. B. Abbas of Latimer and Mr. Miller of Hampton have gone to Churdan to do repair work for R. D. Kariring on his farm. Visitors From Des Moines. MANLY--Mrs. Gordon Meaney and son, Billy, Des Moines, are visiting Mr. Meaney's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Meaney. Return to Rupids JAICE -- Mr. and Mrs. Braham Abraham, Cedar Rapids, returned to their home Monday after visiting relatives here over the week-end. They left their son, Charles, to visit a few more weeks. Visitors From Moravia STILSON--The Rev. and Mrs. W. J. Boston and son of Moravia arrived Monday to visit relatives. Mrs. Prehm Leader N O R T H W O O D -- M r s . E. A. Prehm conducted the topic of the evening at the regular March meeting of the D. A. R. chapter of this city Monday evening the subect being "What Do the D. A. R. Do?" "Memory Pictures" was the subject for response at roll call. The meeting was held at the J. J. Amen home, Mrs. L. D. Beckett and Miss Katharine Scammon assisting Mrs. Amen as hostess. Assists at Rochester. KIESTER, Minn.--The Rev. H. M. Hilton is in Rochester, where he is assisting with special meetings. He expects to be gone two weeks. Suffers Injured Foot. GOODELL--W. L. Sherwood fell off a stepladder and is suffering from a fractured foot. Home From Hospital. LYLE, Minn.--Mena Erickson, who has been seriously ill at the University hospital for home time, returned home and is staying at the home of her aunt, Mrs. Charles Carlson at Mona. Duffieia President. BRISTOW--The members of the new school board met Monday evening and organized for the coming year with H. R. Duffield as president. Visits In Des Moines. POPEJOY--Mrs. A. R. Conner and Mrs. Swift spent Wednesday and Thursday with Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Conner and daughter in Des Moines. Visits In Cedar Rapids. MANLY--John Kurd is visiting relatives and friends in Cedar Rapids. Transferred to Webster City. CORWITH, March 22. _ Earl Francis, rural letter carrier on route 2, has been transferred to a route at the Webster City office where he will begin work April 1. The three routes at Corwith will be consolidated in two routes in charge of the other two present carriers, C. E. Galloway and C. H. Martin. Bredt Seeks Nomination for Auditor in Franklin District Vice Commander in Legion Candidate in G. 0. P. Primaries. HAMPTON, March 22.--Clinton L. Bredt of Hampton announced he will become a candidate for the nomination of county auditor of Franklin county at the republican primary June 4. · Mr. Bredt has been a resident of Franklin county for the past nine years and previous to moving to Hampton was editor and publisher of the Marble Rock Journal. He is a veteran of the World war, having served two years with the First Iowa National guard, seven months of which were in France. Active in the American Legion since its organization, Mr. Bredt has served the Hampton post as adjutant and commander and last year was elected vice commander of the third district Legion. Mr. Bredt has also served as a member, of the Franklin county soldiers' relief commission for the past three years and has been chairman of this group for two years. Mr. Bredt is a married man, with two children and owns his home and is a taxpayer in Franklin county. CLINTON L. BREDT Three Tickets Filed for Armstrong Offices ARMSTRONG, March 22.--Three tickets have been filed for the town election March 26. On the Citizens' ticket are: For mayor, G. B. Vandenberg; councilmen, G. A. Stone, George W. Peterson, Martin Anderberg, D. A. FritzGibbons, W. J. Morsch; treasurer, J. F. O'Neil; assessor, W. F. Fuller. Independent, mayor, J. V. Law; councilmen, J. D. Kingston; assessor, Joe Johnson. People's, mayor, R. E. Bunt; councilmen, J. P. Korret, J. S. Beers, T. C. Tokheim, P. A. Gaarde, Pete Richards; assessor, William Fuller. Mrs. Brollinger President. CRESCO, March 22.--Twentieth Century club met with Mrs. E. A. Church Tuesday and elected Mrs. Walter Drollinger, president; Mrs. W. H. Layton, vice president; Mrs. W. H. Forry, secretary; Mrs. W. H. Mitchell, treasurer; Mrs. F. 0. Luehr, Mrs. J. L. Craig and Mrs. H. H. Webber, program committee. YOUR IOWA An Interesting Fact Daily, About the State you Are Proud to Call Your Own! Unlike most other areas of a similar size in the United States, a great preponderance 'Of municipalities and many of the largest industries of Iowa derive their entire water supplies from underground sources. Kiester Township Is Highest in County on Corn-Hog Signers KIESTER, Minn., March 22.-- Kieater township ranks highest in number of farmers who signed the Corn-Hog program according to County Agent Engebretson of Faribault county. There are 117 farmers sign-ed up. The permanent committee is composed of .Martin Peterson, Henry Wuerflein and Fred Scherb, with M. J. Herick as alternative. What man, asks an editorial, did most to support popular government. Speaking offhand, we'd say the inventor of the gasoline tax.-San Francisco Chronicle. CORN-HOG DRIVE NEAR 'DEADLINE' 3 Fold Activity Is in Work This Week; Kossuth Is in Lead on Total. AMES, March 22.--Three-fold activity will characterize Iowa corn- hog -work this week as the campaign near its April 1 "deadline," according to Murl McDonald, assistant extension director at Iowa State college. The state board of review is preparing to make county allotments. Township committees are making land appraisals of contracted acres. And extension service representatives are holding a series of 10 district meetings for county agents and chairmen of county committees on substitute crops, new rulings and record books. Mr. McDonald yesterday estimated from reports from 72 counties that more than 160,000 contracts have been signed in Iowa. Nearly 105,000 have been tabulated. Kossuth county, with 3,100 contracts, leads numerically. Other counties with more than 2,000 contracts are Benton, Buchanan, Crawford, Fayette, Harrison, T.inn, Monona, Plymouth, Pocahontas, Sioux, Story and Woodbury. These figures, explained Mr. McDonald, represent preliminary signatures, subject to adjustment by county allotment committees. _ ___ Ihe moderate r«tw"*«| {The Aitor «ffer today's great ralue in hotel] 'comfort. As low as $4 secures -- for two people--* the service of the most considerate and convent lent hotel in town.) ..iBATESf ~Wlth bath or ttunctrj On« Fenon *3 up Two Penont '4 UpJ Twin Beds *5 up Two Penont t Two rooms, one bath* *S op] Three Peraonat Two room*, one b*th *O up] Four Penonsi Two rooms, one bath *7 up' Suites: Parlor, bedroom bmth^a *9 U FJ . \STOR Only great Hotel entering right on] TIMES SQUARE-- the heart of NEW YORK[ SOLD BY THE CREDITORS! BOUGHT ( ,,£;£,, ) BY US! STEVENS SHOE STOCK MUST GO! IT CAN'T LAST FOLKS! -- WE MUST VACATE -- SHARE IN THESE VALUES! We can't help it! We must vacate. We must sell these shelves bare of shoes in^the next few days. This stock has been entirely remarked and shoes taken from the higher priced racks and reduced to new lower prices. ^J^«mmfc« SOLD IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS We bought cheap. SO CAN YOU! We are all sorry the Stevens Co. with its 50 years record of integrity was forced out, but we can't help it and neither can you. The result is, this fine stock of high grade footwear is being sacrificed at ridiculous prices. ENTIRE STEVENS STOCK, COMBINED WITH RECENT PURCHASES OF NEW SPRING MERCHANDISE AND B. B. SHOES FROM WATERLOO FLORSHEIM SHOES for Men There are still several hundred pairs of these famous $10 shoes. Stevens stock of Flor- sheims was an exceptionally fine one. Walk-Overs, Forbush and other fine Men's Shoes and Oxfords' for Women Women's Pumps, Straps and Ties, Including 500 Pairs of White Shoes Held Back Until Now Men's Oxfords and Hi-Shoes Sizes to 10 Widths to to AAAA $2-88 $ QQ Blacks ··7O and Brown The finest of fine shoes for women. Every paii' has a steel arch and combination last. Florsheims are the acknowledged leaders of women's fine shoes. o«f Styles Every Color and Material Hundreds of Styles SPORT SHOES DRESS SHOES STREET SHOES Many of these were taken from our $3.98 and $4.98 racks, just for Friday and Saturday. Qual-^ k ity and style at a PRICE! Short lots of Florsheims, Walk, Overs and other fine brands. (Here is a real buy, men, if your size is here. . Women's Dress Slippers HUNDREDS OF PAIRS DOZENS OF STYLES 1.88 FORMER VALUES TTP TO ?6.00 You can't afford to be without new shoes for Easter when they're selling so low. Many styles moved from $3.98 and $4.98 racks since Wednesday. MEN'S Cloth Zippers Wool Lined Ball Brand Quality CHILDREN'S Oxfords Shoes 88c Small Sizes Only All Leather WOMEN'S House Slippers Leather | Soles Cuban Hecls All Colors and Sizes POLISHES 2 ^ 5c MEN'S Rubber Boots Ball Brand Boys' Sizes--98c Women'sSteelArchShoes $2-88 Every pair with combination last. Both medium and low heels. ALL SIZES and WIDTHS 3. ^ t f

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