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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, February 25, 1931
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FEBRUARY 25 1931 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE INDUSTRIAL REPO 1,700 PAGES IN STATE SURVEY Statistics on Agriculture and Manufacturing Are Included. AMES, Feb. 25.--Iowa's industrial survey, authorized by the forty- third general assembly; was completes yesterday with the delivery to the governor of the 1,700 page final report. The work was supervised by Anson Marston, dean of engineering , and director of the engineering experiment station at Iowa state college. . Statistics on raw materials, transportation and banking facilities, and agricultural and manufactured products are included in the 17 sections of the report. Corporation law and taxation are each given a section. In his letter of-transmission Dean Marston recommended the entire report be published and widely distributed, and that a committee be appointed to abstract material for an Iowa Booster bulletin to be given nation-wide distribution. GOVERNOR Storre Elected Head of Kensett Telephone Firm KENSETT, Feb. 25.--The .Kensett telephone meeting was held at the hall to transact business and elect officers. Old officers re-elected were President, Olaf Storre; vice president, E. H. Aarback; secretary and treasurer, Gilbert Nelson; Fred Peterson, lineman. Farm Is Purchased Near Burt for $120 an Acre BURT, ,Feb. 25.--The George Dettrnan farm was sold at auction Monday afternoon by W. C. Pyle, receiver of First National bank. C. E. Sigsbee had previously made a bid of $120 an acre which was not raised. The farm has'120 acres and is located two miles south of Burt. Honored on Birthday. GARNER--Mrs. Mary Lucas was given a surprise on her birthday Tuesday when 15 women came to her home. HERE Miscellaneous Items From 100 * * * * 9 * Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Thornton Tarty Given. THORNTON--A party was held Monday night in the II. E. church by the town for the country as a resuit of a recent contest in the congregation. Games, stunts, readings, and speeches were on the program. A special feature was. slides showing the missionary work being done among the northwest lumber c mps. . Given Surprise Party. - GORDONSYII/LE, Minn. -- Mrs. J. C./Kalstad was given a surprise birth'day party at her home Saturday evening. Progressive whist was played. Returned From Wisconsin. GLENVILLE, Minn.--Mr. and Mrs. Will Young returned from their trip to Wisconsin where they visited Mrs. Young's sister. Facility Members Guests. ' DUMONT--The domestic science class of the high school will entertain the faculty and wives and school board and their wives at a banquet Wednesday evening. Civil War Vet Still Weak. DTJMONT--George Shuler, 87, Civil war veteran, who had several ribs fractured a week ago, remains quite weak. Comes From Osceoln. BRISTOW--Mrs. Ethel Surfus of Osceola is visiting at the William Surfus home. ·Visits at Ciarksville. CLARKSVILLE--Mrs. Ida Garrison of Melbourne, is here to visit her friends, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Klatt. Receive Word of Death. ' GLENVILLE, Minn. -- M r s . Charles Eckert received word of the death of her sister, Mrs. L. S. Hastings, Waukon Monday morning. The- funeral was held at Waukon Wednesday afternoon^Mrs. Hastings was past 87. Student Visits Home. GORDONSVILLE, Minn. -- Arleigh tMiller, Minnesota university student, visited at home Sunday and Monday. Is 111 at Liitimcr. LATIMER--Jerry Koenen, who was a patient in the Hampton hospital, returned home and is quite ill. Dollar Day Values FOR WOMEN AND MISSES ipring atsJ ALUES$ ·TO $7.50 Spring Dresses $ Prints and Plains. Sizes 14 to 42. Dollar Day Only-Crawford Millinery Dress Shop . , 118 North Federal--Mason City a lid yotigd most for your money; W don't have to prove It selves prove it! ·A* ' \ CHRYSLER EIGHT-G^ (vit h rumble sea,) fay,. Sedan fl ^. Convertible Coupe f,66y, Roadster $i 49s . Sh: wire wheel,, fSo extra. Sport Roadster (including six wire wheels and trunk rack) £jj p CHRYSLER IMPERIAL EIGHT- Fbe-Passenger Sedan (,?#. Close-Co^ltd Sedan $l}5; Seven-Passenger Sedan $2^y, Sedan-Limousine foi 45 . F.O.B. Factory. 116 So. Delaware Phone 766 POET RECOGNIZED UUCUF01CU, Foil. ^D.--Miss Marguerite E. Hoffman of Koukforil, a student nl Iowa state teachers collect? at Cedar Falls, is winning recognition as a poet. A number of her poems . have appeared in the college literary magazine, The Purple Pen. Ono 01 Miss Hoffman's poems, "lied Hats," was recently accepted by .Harper nricl Brothers of New York City to l)c published in their "New Anthology of College Verse," which appears every .four years, and is a national compilation of the best poetry of eolJej;e students. Miss H o f f m a n was a student of Hamilton" business college last year wliero she wrote the words and music, of a song that won the college song contest and whieh is still sung by this school. During her residence in Mason Cily, she was affiliated with Mrs. Trls.iel's drama, shop players.'. One Interfiling Fact Every Day Ahoiit tins Stale 1'on Are I'roiKl to Call Your Own! Five hundred ninety-throe daily and weekly newspapers are published in Iowa. . , Go to Trimian. CORWITH--Mr. and Mrs. Joim Walley of Truman, Minn., drove to Convltli Sunday and spent the day with their son, Dr. P. E. Walley. Cuts Hand at Ruelrt. _ RTJDD--Mrs. Mike Kalcn cut her right hand seriously while opening a-can of pickles. Mirss A r l c n c Mathers is helping- her as she is unaljle to work. Surprised oa HirUulay. HUTCHINS--The children of Mrs, Lena Dallman surprised her Sunday on her birthday. O.saffo W:i-T»u-Y\s moot. OSAGE--The Wa-Tan-Ycs met Monday evening at the Cleveland hotel, moving: their regular session ahead one week tn avoid conflict with the Eastern Star meeting. Mrs. KniaJcy Improves.' SWALEDALE--Mr. and Mrs. .7. H. Knisley and fr.mily moved on Burgess Carr's farm. Mrs. Knisley is at home and is much helter. Honored at Shower. THORNTON -- A miscellaneous shower was given Saturday in the Lutheran 'church parlors for Mrs. John Johnson. The shower was sponsored by Ruth Wagner, Mrs. A r - mand Nicolet and Auclra Hcnriclc- ECD. Submits to Operation. DUMONT--Mrs. ,1. F.. Pfaltxgraf£ who was taken to the Lutheran hospital at Hampton had an operation for gallstones. She is improving nicely. , Leave for Florida. BRISTOW--Mr. and Mrs. Prank Wells and their d a u g h t e r . Mrs. M. F. Carlson, left Monday for Arcadia, Fla. Mr. Carlsen accompanied them as far as Chicago. Move to Albert Lea. GLENVILLE, Minn.--Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Anderson and family are moving to Albert Lea. Move to Hudson. GORDONSVJLLF: -- A farewell party was given at the hpJ.i Monday evening for Mr. and Mrs. Harold Rabbe, who wont I he n e x t clay to their new home at Hudson. WLsi Visit at Ciarksville. CLARKSV.ILLK--Mr. and Mrs. John Cheever_,of Armstrong', were visitors in the home of his brother, F. M. Cheever and family. 24 Attend Gadx-ring. CORWITH---Mr. anrl Mrs. M. C. Stark and c h i l d r e n , Gene and Virginia of Luther, ?pont the week-end with friends here. A social gathering in their honor was held at the George Oxley home Saturday eve-' ning- at which 24 were present. Given Farewell Parly. CORWITH--A farewell p'nrty for Mrs. John Lichteig and Mrs. John Cole, who are moving away, was held at the Legion , hall Monday afternoon by the members of the American Legion a u x i l i a r y unit. Meeting Date Changed. NORA SPRINGS-The Progressive class of the M. K. Sunday school held its regular monthly social session n t the home of Mrs. C. K. Carman Wednesday of *v.Is week instead of the usual iirst Wednesday of the month. Go to Center Point. RUDD--Mr. find Mrs. Charles Swab, who have been visiting at the parental Henry Blunt home, are now at Center Point, where Mr, Swab is employed. Kelurt! to Hulehins. HUTCHING--Mrs. Kobaa Hemmen and two children came home after spending, several days visiting- her sister, Mrs. Christian Peters of Wesley. 1 Surprised on Ilirlhdny. SWALEDALE--Mr. a n d ' M I S . J. J. McCaulley wer-j surprised on their Uiii'ty-fifth birthday by relatives and friends. Many at Farewell. MELTONVILLE--A large crowd gathered at the Meltonville hall for a farewell party for Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Brunner find family. Mr. and Mrs. Brunner move next week to their new home nei;r Rock Falls. Go to Simix City. THOMPSON--Postmaster C. C. Clifton left for Sioux City where he will visit his daughter and family, Dr. -and Mrs. R. E. Walters. Mr. Walters was formerly a resident of Thompson aud .conducted a dental office. Former Itesident Visits. ROCKFORD--Mrs. ,T. S. McKinch, Chicago, visited Monday in the G. H. Galvin home. Mrs. McNinch was a former, resident of this place. Go to DeWUt. BRISTOW--Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Stewart and son, Robert H. Jr., went to Devvitt Saturday for n week's visit with the Earl Hemmingson family. Three Sons Are Bom. OSAGE--Boys were born to Mr. and Mrs. Russel Eslinger, Mr. and Mrs. John Dodge and Mr. and Mrs. Mease .-Schweiger of New Haven. Are 1'arenis of Son. THORNTON--Mr. and Mrs. John Cameron are the parents of a son born Saturday. Teacher Ts 111. THOMPSON--Miss Clara Monson, junior liigh instructor at the local school is absent from her duties on account of illness. Mrs. F. E. Larson is substituting for her. Two 1'artics Are Held. CLARION--The Paul Scott home was the scene of two gatherings. Ou Friday night Mr. and Mrs. Scott honored Mr. and Mrs. Edd Sharp who are moving to Rockfor'd. Monday evening Mrs. Scott was hostess- to the Tri-M club. Come I7rom Austin. MITCHELL--Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Joy of Austin, Minn., were guests of their aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Piper. Rebuilding- CoJiaeum Starts. BRITT--A crew o£ men is rebuilding the coliseum which was badly burned a week ago Sunday. Keturns From Ilalcu. : RAKE--Arthur Halvorson, son of Fd Halvorson, returned from Chicago yesterday where he went with a car of cattle Saturday. Lutler Carriers BIcet. ALLISON---The Butler county rural letter carriers and theif- wives enjoyed a get-together meeting and pot-luck dinner at the home oC Mr. and Mrs. L. N. Michael at Allison Monday. The afternoon was spent playing cards. Leave for Minneapolis. MITCHELL---Mr. and Mrs. John Clark of Minneapolis, who have been visiting at the homo of Mrs. Clark's sister, Mrs. J. A. Klinger and family, returned to their home. (Joes to Arkansas. RUDD--Miss Edith Davis went to Arkansas Sunday evening to see a friend who is seriously ill. Miss F.arp of Crystal Lake has charge o£ Uie music during the absence of Miss Davis. Honored a), Hanlontown. HANLONTOWN -- Mrs. Carl Brunsvoltl was hostess to a group Saturday complimentary to Mrs. Gaylord Tenold who is moving this" week to near Scarville. Returns from Funeral. ALLISON--Mrs. O. B. Emerson returned Monday evening from Rochester where she spent several days and attended the funeral of her father, P. T. Cummens, 88. Comes From Canada. CLARION--Earl Sams, general manager in Canada for the Mill Owners Mutual Insurance company of Des Moines, spent Monday with his parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. H. Sams here. He was on a business trip to Chicago and Des Moines. Goes to Rochester. BRITT---Ralph Whitney lias gone to Rochester to go thru the clinic. He has sinus trouble. Leaves Hospital. BRITT--Mrs. Charley Perkinn re- ·turned to her home after being in the hospital at Rochester for some time. She is taking treatment. A n n u a l Mooting I'lnnned. JOTCE, -Feb. 25. -- The annual meeting of the Joice Switchboard compnny will be held March 2 at the Farmers Trust, and Savings b n n k for electing officers and hiring; operators for the coming year. Special I\Ter'ings Start, OSAGE -- The week's scries of special meetings hegnn^with a union service Sunday evening with t h e Rev. -H. O. Allen as .speaker. Mr. Allen and his wife left this city !·! years ago. Move I n Ror.kford. CLARION--Mr. and Mrs. F,d Sharp shipped their household goods to Rockford. Mr. Sharp, who wns laid o f f as f i r e m a n for the C. G. W. will drive a truck for an oil company. Gunslfi of Son. HUTCHINS--Mr. and Mrs. Fred William:-, went to Minion City and were guests of their aon and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Williams. Rasmussen Is Arrested on Charge of Driving Car While Drunk. C L A R I O N , Feb. 25. -- Judge H. E. Frye of Boone convened court. There being no jury cases for trial the petit jury was dismissed for the term. The case of R. J. Wendel who iias been confined in the county jail for wife and child desertion was continued until the next, term of court. He was released on his own bond. In the case of Edmund Hi!re he was ordered to pay money ror the support of his child to the sum of 5155- He was released on a support bond of $300. Marshal Jacob! of Clarion arrested George Ras- mnssen and Claude Wig- on the streets of Clarion, Sundny. The for- mer'was charged with driving an automobile while intoxicated. He ivas held to the grand jury and released on bond. Claude Wig was charged with intoxication and paid a fine of $25 and was released. R. V. Williams of Ft. Dodge who was indicted for bootlegging by .the Wright county grand jury for the September. 3930, term was picked np by the Fort Dodge police Monday afternoon and -returned to Clarion for trial. Thieves Steal Gasoline From Ciarksville Pumps CLARKSVILLE, Feb. 25. -- The gas pumps at the Schmadake's tire shop were broken into and robbed of all the gasoline in the pumps. The locks and stud clasps were bent and broken off. Many people report the theft of gas out of the tanks of parked cars ulso. CAUGHT IN IOWA Associated PicsaPboto Orvillo WhisUt'rs, 4'J, f o u r t h memhcr of n group ol licensed kidnapers of Karl Yocum, Onlvn, 111., bunker lust October, was c a p t u r e d on a farm near Spencer, lowu. . C o u n c i l Makes Arrangements for Election to Be Held March 30. OSAGE, Feb. 2y.--Tile city council met Monday evening- and completed all preliminary arrangement? necessary before putting before the voter's on March 30 the proposition of building: a new cily nail. Th? present building served the city 7fj years. 1UEYER Body Taken to Garner From Washington; Was 111 for Long Time. GARNER, Feb. 25.--Funeral services for E. M. Wellmeyer will bo held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Methodist church with the Rev. Marion L. Sunderlln officiating. Mr. Wellmeyer died Monday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Foster Bicklo at Washington. Iowa. Mr. Wellmeyer went to Iowa City for treatment about three weeks ago and from there to the home of his daughter. Mrs. Wellmeyer was with her husband (luring his illness. A son, Elmer, is expected to arrive from New Orleans, La. Mr. Wellmeyer was advanced in years and had been in declining health for several years. The body was brot to Garner Wednesday accompanied by the wife mid daughter. Storm Lake Library Bars Masters' Book on Abraham Lincoln STOEM LAKE, Feb. 25. LI')-The Storm Lake library, thru action by its board, will not allow Edgar Lee Masters' book, "Abraham Lincoln" on its shelves and has declined to purchase the biography. In n resolution the board termed the book as not a tme biography of Lincoln but rather "an unprincipled, venomous and indecent attack upon one of our great merf." Agricultural Class : | at Cresco Will Be ' " ' Graduated Thursday CRESCO, Feb. 25.--The first annual graduation exercises of the part time course of the vocational agricultural class of the Cresco high, school will be held in the school assembly room Thursday evening. This will be sponsored by the Cresco community club. Prof. H. M. Hamlin of the Iowa State college" will be the speaker of the evening. Diplomas will be presented to the third year class composed of George Das- Itam, Oliver DeGreve, Herman Hnss, Floyd Mlddlebrook and Edwin, Smith. Nora Springs Banquet Will Be Held March 4 NORA SPRINGS, Feb. 25.--The Mothers and Daughters banquet will he given by the women of the Christinn church at Lions hull March 4. Hanlontown Junior Class to Give Three Act Play HANLONTOWN, Feb. 25.--"Hia Uncle's Niece" is the three-act play to be given by the junior class of Hanlontown high school Wednesday night, March 4. Miss Phillips coaches the play. Dumont Music Winners Will Play in Concert DUMONT, Feb.'25.--Bon Walters, band leader for the school, will hold an elimination contest Thursday evening. All pupils playing an instrument will be graded to see who ranks highest when playing a solo. Those winning- first will appear on the band concert program Friday evening at the- schoolhousc. The Cheerful Services Store //^ m A special purchase enables us to offer those famous E. W. Shirts :it this exceptionally low price. Every sliirt in this group of finest finality Imported Urocadcd Broadcloth carries the genuine E. W. label, which assures you the finest tailoring, perfect fitting, correct styles in both material and cut. Si/es 14 to 17. Also All Sleeve Lengths. These are all regular $1.45 and $1.95 Values , --Collar Attached Styles Only-- IB Fine quality fast color broadcloth in a large assortment of colorful patterns. Sixes 28 to -10-- f A «5t/C paii- Athletic Union Suits Rayon unions with button shoulder. A fine wearing garment. White only. Sixes 34 to 44-- u 1 «. i U- Fine Swiss Ribbed Shirt, rayon trim neck and arm. Sixes 34 to 44-- White Rayon Shirts ! An exceptionally f i n e garment. Sixes ;M to 44-- A CORRF.CTION:--The Imported Japanese Sowing Kashels advertised in Tuesday's paper arc rcRtilarly sold for ins I. cad of $1.2;5--reduced for Dollar Day to 7!)c.

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