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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 10

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, March 12, 1936
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TEIs MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 12 1936 Mrs. Purley Roenfanz Files Divorce Action Charging her husband, Purley with cruel, and inhuman treat went, Mrs. Gladys Roenfanz Thurs day filed suit for divorce in dis trict court here. According to her petition, he: husband is now serving a one yea: term in the men's reformatory a Anamosa on a conviction for driv ing an automobile while intoxicated and has a previous jail record. The couple was married Nov. 29 1929, in Dubuque. Mrs. Roenfanz also asked the right to resume her maiden name, Spaith. EXTRA VALUES! During Our Annual SPRING SELLING OF FINEST GLASSES PRICES STYLES GUARANTEED See Us in March and See Things as They Really Are. French War Chief C'ommander-in-chiel of the French armies, Gen. Maurice G. Gamelin, is among those conferring with the French foreign minister, Pierre Flandin, in connection with Germany's latest warlike gesture--the military occupation of the Khinelani (Central press Photo) DRS.WELLS-KITCHEN! OPTOMETRISTS 1 HOJ/i K. Fed, Ave., Mason City If eyes' could talk we wouldn't need to advertise Our glasses VOTE FOR ARMY OF 165,000 MEN Biggest Peace Time Fund for .War Department Passed by Senate Group. WASHINGTON, C5PJ--The senate appropriations committee Thursday voted the largest peace time fund in history for the war department --$600,000,000--including money to maintain the army the full authorized strength of 165,000. As the army bill passed the house, funds were provided to maintain an army of only 150,000 men. The senate committee boosted the house total of $545,226,000 for both military and civilian activities of ie array by adding 550,000,000 to he house §168,360,000 for rivers and harbors and flood control work. While not earmarked, the added 50,000,000 will g(. for projects all iver the country. Favored by the rar department and offered by lenators Connally and Sheppard, Texas democrats, part of the added sum is expected to go for widening and deepening the Houston ship channel and for improvements at Corpus Christi and other Texas ports. I YOU CANT TURN UP YOUR NOSE AT THIS SNIFF \VHAT you WILL do is open your eyes. For suits and dresses come back from a Zoric dry cleaning not only without a trace of odor . . . but also without the tiniest trace of that dulling dirt. For when the magic Zoric fluid surges through the fabric, it routs out the deepest-rooted dirt, takes the dinginess and droopiness along with it. Try Zoric and see. Your suits, dresses and hats will come back revived. With new luster. With nap uerked up. With that first-day look and feel. And you can't turn up your nose at that, either. Ideal American Laundry SO 1st Street S. W. It's Phone 22 BUY DECKER MEATS KIWANIS HEARS MUSIC, SATIRE Sons, Daughters of Members Present Program for Club Session. Musical talent and satirical humor were combined in the program presented Thursday noon in Hotel Hanford for the Kiwanis club by sons and daughters of the members. Twenty sons and daughters of Ki- wanians were in charge. Community singing was led by Don Kunz, accompanied by Barbara Scott. Ted Kim-/ acted master of ceremonies and Helen Fischbeck was in charge of the program. Both of these wove into their announcements pertinent remarks on the foibles of certain Ki- wanians. Musical Numbers Given. First number on the program was a piano duet by Barbara Scott and Dorothy Swift. Then Bob Major played a flute solo, accompanied by Dorothy Evans. This was followed by a clarinet solo by Merritt Milligan with his father, Lester Milligan, as accompanist. Paul Youngdale, tenor, sang a number, accompanied by Dorothy Swift, to conclude this section of the program. A Kiwanis board meeting was presented by other sons and daughters of the Kiwanis members. Each of those participating was identified by signs, representing regular board members, and their remarks were well in keeping with the characteristics of those they represented Bringing in satire on these characterizations, as well as certain activities of the club, this feature produced many laughs. Sons, Daughters Named. Sons and daughters of Kiwanians present included Charles Chenoweth, Helen Fischbeck, Paul Youngdale, BUI Blackmore, Bob Brisbane, Grace Ann Chenoweth, Betty Crabb, Art Fischbeck, Clarke Gage, Don Harrer, Don Kunz, Bob Major, Merritt Milligan, Ruth Anne O'Neil, Jack Robertson, Barbara Scott, Dorothy Swift, Bob Temple and Charles Vail. Guests of the club were A. W. Saunders, northwestern passenger agent of the Nickel Plate railroad, and Frank O'Brien, assistant general passenger agent of the same railroad. Paraguay Militarist Government Setting Up Totalitarian State BUENOS AIRES, W)--The militarist government of Paraguay, which succeeded the civilian regime of President Eusibio Ayala after last month's revolution, has established a totalitarian state for its 1,000,000 people. The government of Col. Raiael Franco, taking European fascist and nationalist regimes for its model, issued a decree in Asuncion, making the administration the supreme arbiter of all social, political and labor activities. Aged Illinois Man Is Killed by Train MORRISON, 111., (.¥)--Claus Sand- way, S3, was instantly killed Thursday afternoon when struck at a crossing by a fast freight train. MAN KILLED AS FLAGPOLE FALLS Two Injured When High Wind Topples Huge Staff From Building Top. PEORIA, 111., -T)--One man was killed and two injured Thursday when a high wind toppled a 100 foot steel flagpole from the roof of the Commercial Merchants' Nations' bank building. The pole, estimated to weigh more than a ton, fell 13 stories to the sidewalk below, breaking into several pieces. The dead man, crushed when one of the pieces fell across him, was M. L. Burroughs, 52, Peoria insurance salesman, who was enroute to another building. Don Clemens. 50, also of Peoria, was injured so seriously that physicians said he probably would die. His skull was fractured when a fragment of the pole rebounded from the sidewalk and struck him on the side of the head. J. A. Connor, Chicago salesman, suffered a broken arm and leg and internal injuries. The weather bureau reported wind velocity of 24 miles an hour. Fred Green, manager of the building, said that this, coupled with the strain imposed by ice clinging to the pole during the February subzero wave, caused it to fall. Judge Beardmore Will Preside at Northwood NOFTHWOOD--Court will convene Monday with Judge T. A. Beardmore of Charles City presiding. Grand jurors have been instructed to appear for service at 10 a. m. Tuesday, March 17. Trial jurors will report one week later, Tuesday, March 24. There are 23 new cases listed in the docket for this term. Sentiment Is Strong Against Open Season on Pheasants in Franklin HAMPTON--A strong sentiment in favor of a closed season on pheasants because of recent heavy losses of bird life is reported by W. S. Parks, president of the Izaak Walton league. He estimated a 50 per cent loss in spite of the efforts of Manning W. Howell, county agent, 4-H club members, CCC camp members and the Walton league. These agencies distributed 750 bushels of grain and built 75 shelters. They were aided by contributions of about $185 from sportsmen. A crow and fox hunt sponsored by the Izaak Walton league is in progress throughout the county as a further protection to the game birds. Two teams captained by Delos Mott and John Meyer, game warden, are contesting for honors in the hunt. Plymouth Creamery to Hold Meeting Saturday PLYMOUTH--The annual creamery meeting of the Plymouth Cooperative creamery will be held Saturday. Lunch will be served at noon before the business meeting. Officers will be elected and buttermilk sold. There are several candidates in the field for secretary. · About Hay Fever There is an unknown condition about Hay-Fever which causes many people to believe that nothing can be done for it. Mr. R. O. Murphy, Box 511, Stillwater, Minn., who relieved himself from the sufferings of Hay-Fever, will explain this condition without charge to anyone who writes him. Just send your name and address at once, because strange as it may seem this is the time of the year to treat and prevent Hay-Fever suffering.--Adv. VIrs. Cummings Again Heads P.E.O. in Osage OSAGE--At the regular meeting of Chapter AW, P. E. O., held Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. Claude Pettit, Mrs. L. T Ruehl and Mrs. George Schwenneker were initiated. Election and retaliation of officers followed the nitiation service. Mrs. Ray Cummings was re-elected president; Mrs. Fred Stearns selected vice ^resident; Mrs. Dean Kingsbury ·e-elected recording secretary; Mrs. William Galloway, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Blanche Willey :reasurer to succeed Miss Blanche McLaughlin, who resigned; Miss Elizabeth Jacobs was re-elected guard and Mazie G. Stearns, guard. Two Tickets Filed for Garner City Election GARNER--For the first time in j many years, two tickets have been filed for city election. The citizens' ticket which includes the present officials, W. J. Barz, mayor; Gust Boehnke, H. H. Ollenburg, J. W. Pollock, Dr. J. S. Wesson and B. L. Prouty, councilmen; Charles Wellik, treasurer, and C. R. Sweigard, assessor, will seek re-election. The second ticket, known as the town ticket, was filed Wednesday and includes Atty. I. C. Hastings for mayor, C. J. Johanson, Charles F. Merten, Ed F Bock, N. E. Brear and Frank W. Zeiger for councilmen. Rockwell Creamery to Hold Meeting Friday ROCKWELL--The annual meeting of the stockholders of the Rockwell Creamery company will be held at "the American Legion hall at 1:30 o'clock Friday afternoon. Owing to road conditions, the usual noon day lunch will not be served. Jam of Ice at Dam in Stacyville Is Cleared STACTVTLLE--The Little Cedar river dam was in danger from tons of ice crowding against it. A volunteer crew worked Tuesday, sawing loose the huge cakes near the bridge north of the dam. The in- rushing streams carried the ice over the dam without any damage. Continued warm weather followed by hard rains and light snow here this week are rapidly filling cellars with water. Funeral at Osage Home, Church for Muller, 58 OSAGE--Funeral services were held at his home at 1 o'clock and at St. John's Lutheran church at 2 o'clock Thursday in charge of the Rev. Mr. Brauer for John Muller, 58, who died at his home early Wednesday morning following a stroke of paralysis. 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