The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 24, 1931 · Page 9
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 24, 1931
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FEBRUARY 24 1931 s w s MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE QUARREL OVER HER 485 Contractors R e p o r t Work in 1929 of $25,000 or More. By KADFOKD E. MOBUGY Staff Correspondent. WASHINGTON, Feb. 24.--There are 3,198 building contractors i Iowa according to figures reveale nere today by the construction di vision of the census bureau in mak ing public results of a survey con ducted by the department of com merce in the construction industrj Of these Iowa contractors, 485, o 15.2 per cent reported constructio; ·work during 1929 amounting t 525,000 or more. The cpnstructio: figures also show there were 129. contractors reporting 100,000 popu lation, of whom 19.7 reported con struction of $25,000 or more in value. These figures for Iowa may b contrasted with results of the con struction canvass for the entir country, which shows an average o 122 contractors reporting a 100,00( population, 28 of whom reported re ceipts for construction work total .ing more than $25,000 for the yea 1929. In proportion to its population Connecticut leads all other states with 302.7 contractors reporting 100,000 population, and California ranks second, with 261. New Jerse; has 215 contractors reporting a 100, 000 population, while the District o Columbia had 171.7 and New York 169 a 100,000 population. Bureau officials explained th. wide discrepancy among the statei, in regard to their contractors in proportion to population by th statement that the canvass ha; largely been conducted by mail Contractors in several states have delayed to report this reason, they said. European Congress Studies Way to Combat Russian ) Menace; ' PARIS, Feb. 24.--The problem of f combating alleged "clumping" of \grain"by Russia in markets already 'filled with huge surpluses crowded iput all others at · today's session of the European wheat conference (Tiere. j.The conference activities were largely confined /vto'-v.informal ex- _j!hanges of vie'jys' in sub-committee ,and nef definite measures 'for the solution of the-various problems were ·. agieed upon. I The sub-committee's- were ex[peeled to report to'the full conference tonight after considering the questions of quality and price of surplus stocks. 11 Friend of Henry Ford I in Old Days, James J. \ Hinde, Is Dead at 73 | SANDUSKY, Ohio, Feb. 24. JB I--James J. Hinde, 73, who coun- selled Henry Ford while he himself ivas floundering in the financial uncertainties which bested many of 'he early automobile makers, died yesterday of pneumonia. Hinde, who manufactured the "courier" automobile, often received risits from Ford, then struggling to jet a start. They were to have formed a partnership. But at the iime neither had the capital on tand. Ford survived, but the "courier" went into the list of forgotten oioneer cars. fli I for Boise City. OOLDFIELD -- Mr. and Mrs. Gai-th Cleveland who has been visiting relatives and friends here for several weeks left for their home at Boise City, Okla., Friday. Progressive Club iUeefs. GARNER--The Women's Progressive club enjoyed a luncheon yesterady in the home of Mrs. John Lyman. Mrs. Selby Clark and Mrs. Art Miller gave' Mendelsohn's "Spring Song" on their violin accompanied on the piano by .Mrs. M. J. (Hertz. Mrs. Betty Pritchard Gro- oaty gave a review of "Road to the Temple" by Susan Glaspel. Third Child IR Horn. BANCROFT--The third child and :he first daughter was born to Mr. ind Mrs. Alvin Stromseth Saturday. Mr. Stromseth is cashier at the Farmers and Traders Savings bank. Farewell Party Held. OTRANTO--Thpre'was a farewell party at the Ed Nelson home Saturday evening in honor of Mr. and KK. Knut Gunderson and George Sunderson who are moving to a farm which they have purchased to Union township. Go to Acltlcy. WODEN--Mrs. Jelle Tjaden and son, Stephen, and Ralph Hopkes, spent Sunday visiting at the C. Kramer home at Ackley. Male Choru.«j Sings. STILSON--The male chorus from the Goodell U. B. church sang here it the revival service Monday eve- ling. Returns to Minneapolis. THOMPSON--Mrs. Lillian Ma- Sngcr and Myrtle Larsen returned :o Minneapolis Monday afternoon. Uyrtle was here last week visiting ler parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Larson and Mrs. Malinger Satur- iay and Sunday. Mrs. Dorothy Chappell, artist, above, was the cause of a furious battle staged on a railroad train between her husband, Chalmers Chappell, and John G. Vclie, wealthy businessman, us tho trio nenred Chicago, from upper Michigan, according to Chicago police. DECLARES SELF NEW GOVERNOR Secretary of State Succeeds to Chair of Emerson in Wyoming. CHEYENNE, Wyo., Feb. 24. "UPI --A. M. Clark, secretary of state, formally became acting governor of Wyoming by his own proclamation today. Technically Wyoming has been without a chief executive since the death last week of Gov. Frank C Emerson. Clark took over the duties of the governor's office, however upon the death of Governor Emerson. The law provides that the secretary of state shall become acting governor only after he has issued a proclamation declaring a vacancy exists in the governorship and naming himself to fill it. Clark was graduated from the Nebraska Normal school and formerly was a school, master in Nebraska, Montana and Wyoming- He came to Wyoming in 1900 from Dawes county, Nebraska. Exonerated on Assault Charge. OSKALOOSA, Feb. 24 (/P--W S Poe stood exonerated today of a charge of assaulting Warren White, a farmer near Rose Hill, Jan 4 The grand jury reported no bill against him. Poe and a group of companions were alleged to have attacked White after he had ordered them from his f n r n . Cardinal Maffi, Thot Dying of Influenza, Gets Last Sacraments PISA, Italy, Feb. 24. /p)_The last sacraments .were administered today to Cardinal Maffi, one of the most prominent ,of the college of cardinals, who is believed dying of influenza. The cardinal insisted upon rising from his bed and kneeling at a little iltar to receive the host which was ' brot in a procession from the cath- ! edral. Wanted on Attack Charge. CEDAR RAPIDS, Feb. 24. (/P)--'. 2hief of Police Benish was expected I to return from Omaha today with Elmer Clarke, 22, Omaha, his prisoner. Clarke is wanted here on ' a charge of robbery and attempted murder in connection with an attack on a.Mrs. -Swab in her home about a year ago. Clarke was recently released from the Nebraska -eformatory. Powerful Skin Remedy Discovered )ries Up Eczema, Pimples and Unsightly Skin Eruptions. Results in 7 Days or Money Back This wonderful antiseptic, known ill.over America as Moone's Emerild Oil, is so efficient in the treatment of skin troubles that the itcb- ng of eczema often stops with one application. A few applications and the most ersistent cases of Eczema often are healed never to return. Moone's Emerald Oil is safe and Peasant to use and it is so power- ully antiseptic and penetrating hat even old stubborn cases have ·ielded to its influence. Moone's Kmerald Oil in the orig- nal bottle is dispensed' by pharmacists. Huxtable Drug Co. and Mi- h'ael Drug Co. always have Moone's Emerald Oil on hand--an 85 cent jottle lasts 2 weeks. ILike'Em But They Don't Like Me W HEN oniona or any other food disagrees, you can quickly relieve that ·gassy' feeling, by eating a few Turns-.he new delicious Antacid mints that you eat like candy. Turns quickly neutralize excess acids--ending heartburn, acid indigestion, sour stomach, and purifying the breath. So much handier and agreeable to use--just carry a roll in pocket or purse and eat a few after every meal. At all druggists'--try them today. Only lOc. For Acid Indigestion GANG LEADER ed t'rcas 1'ttnto Ermyle Anderson, 11, leader of a juvenile bund o£ burglars in Springfield, Mo., was sen- fenced to 10 years In the state industrial school for girls at Chillicothc, Mo. Farmer's Wife Still Missing. KEOKUK, Feb. 24. .T--No trace had been found today of Mrs. Horace Chaddock, wife of a farmer living near here, who has been missing since last Friday. Police and American Legion officials are helping in the search. IOWAN ASKS FOR HIS OWN ARREST Cherokee Man, Held in Omaha, Wanted on Embezzlement Charge. OMAHA, Feb. 24. OB--J. V. Gregory of Cherokee, was arrested here last night at his own request. He said that he was wanted on an embezzlement charge and asked that the police be called. Sheriff Tilton of Cherokee said that Gregory embezzled funds trusted to him when in charge of an abstract office. Gregory said that the funds, amounting to $5,000 were lost in a bank failure. Gregory said his difficulties began when failed with the loss of part of an estate he was handling. He denied any criminal attion in his operations. Formerly an attorney and bank officer at Parkersburg, Gregory moved to Cherokee four years ago. Celebrates 88rd Birthday. JOICE, Feb. 24.--Mrs. Sigrid Napper observed her eighty-third birthday Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Brones and Miss Sara Arueson. Plan Marketing Co-Operati6n. DULUTH, Minn., Feb. 24. (/I 1 ) Plans for organization of a co-operative organization for the marketing of potatoes grown in the Arrowhead country will be outlined at a meeting of agricultural leaders at Duluth Thursday. MARVELS AHEAD Associated t'rcsa I'hoto New wonders in raillo development were hinted hy Guglielmo Marconi, wireless Inventor, In the first nidio interview conducted between New. York and the Vatican City. Ask Considerate Treatment. ESTHERVILLE, Feb. 2-1. OP)_A plea for more considerate treatment of the tax assessor has been issued to Emmet county citizens by .County Assessor D. H. Scott. Former Grand Duke of Oldenburg Dies at 78 OLDENBEFIQ, Germany, Feb. 2-i. (.-!')--Th0 former Grand Duke Friedrich August ot Oldenburg- died today at the age of 78. The grand duke abdicated Nov. 11, 1918. He has since lived quietly on his family estate at Rastede with farming and local industrial interests. . Daughter Is Born. ALEXANDER--Mr. and Mrs. Chris Miller are the parents of a baby girl born at the Lutheran hospital in Hampton. SOUR STOMACH ii ,. ^ ^ i t i m »vmt l"hTM becnuf"?' P 1 ra; " Jl^SfSiSI gS^iFSRJ^i r£^S^lSn£^ , .-", . _ » -- "·····m*, u^ itmui; in tab el. form. 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