The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 4, 1937 · Page 11
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 11

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, February 4, 1937
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TWELVE MASON-CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBKUARY 4 · 1937 4 1 1 JANUARY PROVED LIGHT MONTH IN POLICE CIRCLES [Total of $280 Collected in Fines," Forfeitures From 143 Offenders. * , January proved a light month tor Mason City police, according 16 the monthly report submitted to City Manager Herbert T. Barclay by Police Chief Harold Wolfe Wednesday. A total of $280.95 was collected in fines and forfeitures and 143 offenses were known or reported to police. · Offenses committed included larceny of more than $20 value-, 2; larceny under $20 value, 22: auto theft, 5; assaults, 1; forgery, 1; driving while intoxicated, 3; liquor law violations, 3; intoxication, 51; disorderly conduct. 11; gambling, 2; traffic law violations, 22; other offenses, 7; investigation, 13. Dispositions of arrests were straight fine or jail, 56; bail forfeited, 32; held to the grand jury, 8; dismissed, 21; police probation, 13; county jail, 28; city jail, 36. A total of §2,566 was recovered out of a total of $2,771 reported stolen during the month. Police also recovered $4.61 in lost property. A total of 757 reports and complaints was received during the month. Evidence of liquor traffic was found in three buildings. One and one-half gallons of alcohol was confiscated. Five persons were taken to hospitals and 41 collisions were reported. During the month 186 lodgers stopped at the city jail; 83 doors, windows and safes were found open; 44 night lights were, found not burning; 226 street lights were out; three faulty street conditions reported; and 54 dogs were killed. Five persons were injured by autos; three by railroad and autos; and one person committed sui- [Jde. Fifty-two fingerprint records were filed during the month and 38 suspects were photographed. - h Gossman Funeral Held. CRESCO -- F u n e r a l services were held Monday at the Plymouth Rock Catholic church for Charles W. Gossman, 47. He was married in 1917 to Miss Mary Smith of Ohio. To them were born three children, two of whom survive. Mrs. Gossman died 13 years ago. i ' FOR SALE First Mortgages INVESTMENT DEPARTMENT First National Bank Mason City, Iowa IOWA LEGISLATIVE BILLS INTRODUCED SENATE: S. F. 96--By Shaw and Gillette --modifying the fair trade prac- jccs act. S. F, 97--By Baldwin--Making jarbers subject to penalties under lealth practices act. S. F. 98--By Doran--Increasing he minimum wage for teachers xom 550 to 565 a month. S. F. 89--By Evans--Permitting i park boards to lease p'arks o r ; arts of them to charitable and other organizations for celebra- ions and entertainments. S. F. 100--By Baldwin and others--To permit sale of liquor by .he drink. S. F. 101--By Hopkins and others--To appropriate 12 million dollars annually for district schools. S. F. 102--By -Kimberly--To permit departments and local governing bodies to hire certified public accountants to audit their records. HOUSE: H. F. 86--By Davis--Authorizing counties through boards of supervisors to assign tax sale cer- :ificates issued to counties and to fix terms under which assignments may be made. ' H. F. 87--By Pine and Yager- Providing that artisan's liens shall be subject to all Hens oJ record and extended 8 months only. H. F. 88--By Hathaway--Requiring that all subordinate officers and employes of the state board of control shall be residents and citizens of Iowa. H. F. 89--By Reilly--To make penalties for larceny from a building by night time apply to any construction project. H. F. 90--By Johannes--Providing that the rate of school tax in any independent school district or city or town shall not exceed 10 per cent more than the average rate for all schools. H. F. 91--By Knudson--Providing a penalty of a $100 fine or 6 months in jail for failure to .report a motor vehicle accident. H. F. 92--By Knudson--Adding silver and black foxes raised in captivity to law relating to estrays and trespassing by animals. H. F. 93--By Hoan--Eliminating from statute relative to official papers for publication, this clause, 'Providing that counties of 50,000 or. over," divided for district court purposes shall each be regarded as a county. H. F. D4--By Strickler--Providing that .cities of 125,000 may issue a levy not to exceed Va mill for support of municipal bonds. H. F. 95--By Strickler--Rewriting the state old age pension law; increasing the sales tax to 3 per cent, and diverting net liquor revenues to old age .pensions. H. F. 96--By Lookingbill--Providing that where two or more publications are issued from the same 'office, only one shall be named an official county paper. H. F. 97--By Hultman--Authorizing park boards to lease lands to charitable, fraternal or patriotic organizations for not to exceed 10 days. H. F. 98--By Mercer--Requiring cities and towns, including charter cities, to defend firemen from claims arising from accidents resulting in line of duty, and to purchase liability insurance to protect them. H. F. 99--Lookingbill--Outlaws deficiency judgments. H. F. 100--By Roan and Kephart--Providing for the sale of liquor by the drink under local option. CHARLES of the RITZ icncscence SPECIAL 6°° JAR FOR 2°° . Use it once and you will wonder kow ·you ever managed without it! Customers tell us that even one application brings new youth and loveliness to the' skin. Sorry, -. this special cannot fee cxttnclecl teycmd tltr. one. wccki Ofher Sizes 10°° and 15°° Drastic Reductions On All WINTER GOATS Every, store holds clearances but no store offers greater coat values than Merk'el's offers now. We've used the mark-down pencil, without regard to cost or profit, on every winter garment in stock. You have many months to wear these clothes but we must clear our racks immediately to make way for incoming Spring Merchandise. By all means get here early Cor best selections. Every coat is made to Merkel's specifications of QUALITY. DRESSES Sensational Values at $4.44 Here are dresses originally priced up to as high as $16.35. Dresses o[ excellent quality, very well made and ot good styles. There are 36 dresses in sizes 12, 14 and 16. If you wear these sizes you are lucky. Eleven others in sizes up to 44. BETTER DRESSES $11.99 Just 49 dresses of line silk crepes and some woolens. Black, grey, navy arid green. Mostly in sizes 12 to 16 but some up to 44. Wonderful buys! MERKEL'S SECOND FLOOR You can depend on it--when Merkel's say BARGAINS they mean BARGAINS. New spring merchandise is coming in so we must make room. Out goes everything that even looks wintery. Prices are cut deeply--we want quick action-these prices should move every item in the next two days. BARGAINS IN MERKEL'S ECONOMY BASEMENT . GIRLS' DRESSES, '/ 2 Price Regular $1.98 dresses at 98c. They arc oC silk and wool materials, solid colors and plaids. Sizes 7 to 14. KNIT DRESSES, Vi Price Two piece styles in plaids, clicol-::;, homespuns and velte.x. Sizvs 14 to 20. One lot of S3.95 dresses at $2.98 and one lot of $3.98 dresses at $1.96. COATS, $7 lo $16 ' All winter coats are marked down for below their real value. We must make room for spring merchandise. Formerly priced up to $24.75. GIRLS' COATS, §3 A group of girls' coats formerly priced at .$5.95. Real bargains such as you seldom see. SWEATERS, $1 to $2 Twin sweaters that were $2.98, now S2; twin .sweaters that were §1.98 at §1.49; slip-over sweaters that were $1.59, now 51. Sizes 30 to 40. WOO LEY DRESSES, 8Sc Sixes 12 tn 44, in nnvy, wine, rust and green. GIRLS' DRESSES, Me Fine prints in plaids, florals and plain colors. Sizes 7 to 14. Fast colors. CHILDREN'S UNION SUITS BOYS' GOLF SOX, sizes 6 to 10V4, 2 prs TUCK STITCH VESTS AND PANTS, each .· VAN RAALTE GLOVES, broken sizes, · pr RUBBER GIRDLES, broken sizes, each BOYS' MITTENS, just 14 pairs in small sizes, pr CHILDREN'S % SOCKS, sizes (Ji*. to 7'/2, pr 29c 25c lOc .37c .77c 9c 9c 39c 14c I AM AS lie CHILDREN'S SWEATERS, slip-over and coat styles, 10 loft, each . MEN'S SOCKS of lityon and lisle, pr MEN'S FLANNELETTE PAJAMAS AND NIGHTSHIRTS, 12 only, each ' GIRLS' FLANNELETTE 77- PAJAMAS, just 8 to close out at / · C FASHIONETTE PURE SILK STOCKINGS, chiffon and service weights, were 49c, pair .. . SLYMFOKM SLIPS, rip-proof steams, in white, broken sizes BRASSIERES, broken lots, all sizes, each SOILED CURTAINS, Priscilla and Cottage sets . . . LUNCH CLOTHS, sizes 42x42, twelve only, each OUTING FLANNICL, light and dark, I!G inch, yd CJIALL1ES, 36 inches wide, yd TOWELING, part linen, bleached and unbleached, yd. LINEN DRESSER SCARFS AND VANITY SETS, 12 only, each RAYON DAMASK, 50 inch, just 40 yards, formerly 98c, per yard SAMPLE LENGTHS of cretonnes, crashes and homespuns, length REMNANTS of cretonnes, flannels, nets and JL sheers , ,.. 2 Price OIL CLOTH REMNANTS, 1 to 5 yard lengths, 50 to 51 inch. Regularly rifle and 39c quality, yd 77c 15c 77c 29c 16c lie lOc VAN- 17c MERKEL'S ECONOMY BASEMENT Men's Wear PAJAMAS, 9Sc Good patterns in prints and all sizes. Were 51.98 and 52.98. SILK SCARFS, 59c 2 for SI Men's white silk scarfs, some with initials. Just a few left. Were $1. SILK TIES, 39c Our regular 65c ties in good patterns and colors. LINEN HDKFS., 3 lor $1 White linen handkerchiefs with hand rolled hems. WOOL SCARFS, §1 Brushed wool and hand woven scarfs in a good selection . of colors. Were S1.98 and $2.50. SHIRTS, 89c .lust a few soft collared shirts left lo close out at this price. Small patterns. Were $1.85. Merkel's First Floor Gloves CHILDREN'S GLOVES pr. 25c All wool gloves in brightly colored patterns--navy, beige, green and red. Were $1. FABRIC GLOVES, pr. SI Several numbers from our regular $1.50 fabric gloves, excellent styles, fancy cuffs, black and brown. COLORED GLOVES pr. 79c Chamois suede and novelty weaves in navy, Chaudron, Coronet, Tabac, Wine and Purple. , KID GLOVES, pr. SI Just a few cape and kid gloves to close out. All sizes. Mcrkel's First Floor Sports Weor SKI SUITS, $1.98 to $12 Just twelve left! Three lined corduroy suits in size 14 only, at $1.98; three wool suits with plaid jackets, sizes 14, 18 arid 20, at S4.98; two Bradleys, sizes 16 and 18, were $19.75, now $12; four Bradleys, sizes 1G and 20, were 512.95 and 515, at 58. SILK BLOUSES, SI Reduced from 51.98 and $2.98. Buy them now to wear with your new spring suit. Blerkel's Second Floor Frocks and Pajamas WOOL DRESSES, $1 All wool and part wool dresses in one and two piece styles. Plaids and plain colors. Sizes 14 lo 20. Were $3.50 to $4.98. WASH FROCKS, $1 A- group of our regular $1.9R wash dresses and smocks in sizes 14 to 18 only. GYM SHORTS, 50c Made of black sateen, sizes 14 to IB. PAJAMAS, $1.98 One lot of corduroy and silk pajamas which were formerly priced at $5.95. SWEATERS Were §1.98, now $1 UNIFORMS Were §1.98, now $1 Merkel's Second Floor Neckwear WOOL SCAKKS, 39c Ladies! Keep warm with one of these wool scarfs in plaids, checks and stripes. Regularly $1. NECKWEAR, i/z. Price Silk crepe, organdie, pique and satin neckwear with round and V necklines, some with cuffs to match. In white, ecru and flesh. Also a few pique vestecs. Regularly $1 and $1.98--now 50c and 99c. Merkel's First Floor Lingerie CARTER PANTIES, 5Dc 2 for 51 Regular $1 quality! Part silk; tailored and lace trimmed styles; elastic and button style waistbands; tea rose and white. CARTER'S UNDIES, 29c 4 for $1 Regular 59c garments. Cotton snuggles, panties and vests. COMBINATIONS, 9Sc Our regular 51.50 Carter rayon combinations with bodice top or built-up shoulders. Broken 'sizes from 36 to 44. GOWNS and PJ's, $1.19 Rayon gowns and pajamas regularly priced at $1.38. Small, medium and large sizes.- SILK VESTS, 59c, 2 for $1 Vests of part silk with bodice top and built-up shoulders. CHILDREN'S UNDERWEAR, 29c, 59c, 70c Three groups ot real bargains in cotton and part wool underwear of excellent quality. Broken sizes from 2 to 16 years. Former prices up to $1.95. UNDERWEAR lOc, 25c, 50c Three groups of bandeaux, panties, vests, etc. Odds and ends that must be moved and here are prices that will move them! IVIerkerV First Floor Children'sWeor SNOW SUITS, $6.90 Just four Bradley suits of lovely quality wool, smart styles, two piece. In brown, green and navy, size 10 and in green, size 14. Were $9-95 to $12.85. · SNOW SUITS, §3.90 Just a few one-piece suits left in plain colors and a few two- piece with plaid jackets. Sizes 3 to 7. Were 55.95 and 56.95. Hurry, they won't last long at this bargain price. SNOW BREECHES, $2 All wool in navy and brown, sizes 8 to 16. Were $3.50. GIRLS' COATS 53.90 to §12.90 Prices on coats at Merkel's are down- -- way down. ?5.95 coals at $3.90, $7.95 and $9.95 coats at 54.90, $12.95 coats at $6.90 and $19.95 coats at $12.90. How's that for Bargains? Sizes 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 12 and 16. . WOOL DRESSES $2.90 to $4.90 Wool crepe dresses in red, navy and brown. Onc-picce and two-piece styles. Sizes 7 to H. Merkel's Second Floor Hosiery SEMI-SERVICE, pr. 79c All silk, first ejuality, regularly $1. CLOSE-OUTS, 59c · 2 prs. 51 Some chiffon 'and service weight stockings, all perfects, broken sizes. SILK and WOOLS, pr. 25c Ladies' silk and wool stockings in sizes 8',i and 9 only. Children's f u l l length silk n n d wool stockings also at I'-fic the pair. ANKLETS, .1 prs. 25i: Broken sizes, greatly reduced. Merkel's First Floor GRACELINE BAGS i/i -Price Lovely fabric and all leather purses in envelope, frame and zipper top styles. Silk lined, * coin purses and mirrors. Black, brown, navy and green. Regularly S2.98--buy them for $1.49. Merkel's First Floor Draperies REMNANTS, Less 1-3 Damasks, homespuns, linens, chintz and glass curtain materials--all excellent values. SOILED CURTAINS pr. 79c Odd lots of soiled ruffled curtains. CRETONNES, 3 yds. ?1 36 inch. GLAZED CHINTZ 4 yds. SI 36 inch. Merkel's First Floor Art Needlework ZEPHYR YARN, ball 39c Sunlight Zephyr Crepe Yarn of silk and wool. All desirable color's. 1 1-3 oz. balls, formerly priced at 65c. SHETLAND FLOSS, 19c Bear Brand Shetland Floss wool yarn, 3 ply, most all colors, regularly 30c. Also Standard Shetland Floss in unc-oz. balls at 19c. CASS1MERE YARN, 45c Bear Brand Cassimere Sport Yarn, all wool, all colors, 2 oz. balls, were 65c. WONDER CREPE YARN 49c Standard Wonder Crepe Yarn of silk and wool, 2 oz. hanks, were 75c. Merkel's First Floor Handkerchiefs SOILED HDKFS., 4 for ?1;' : AH linen, hand made, in colors and white, were 50c. LINEN HDKFS., fi for SI AH linen handkerchiefs in prints, plain colors and white with applique. INITIAL HDKFS. (i for 25c Ladies' colored linen handkerchiefs with printed initials. Gold, green, red and navy. 's First Floor Dress Goods and Linens COTTON SUITING 3 yds. 59c Washable, fast colors in stripes, plaids and floral patterns. 30 inch. FABRICS, lOc, 19c, 29c yd. Odd lots o£ cottons, rayons, woolens and novelty materials priced for quick clearance. REMNANTS, H)c and :i!)c Two tables--get your pick-first come, first served--will you be one of the lucky ones? FANCY LINENS, '19c . Odd lots and soiled pieces of table linens. See these bargains--it's not often we can make such drastic reductions. WOOLENS, yd. 87c Novelty tweeds, plaids and plain black woolens, 54 inches wide. Mcrkcl's First Floor Stotionery BOXED PAPER, lllc Eighteen sheets of paper with envelopes with initials on paper. NOTI5 P A P K K , loc Boxed nole size stationery. Merkel's First Floor Toiletries Bath Powder with Puff lOc Large Size Talcum Powder, 25c Merkel's First Floor · , . · · . . . - , - · · ^ - ^^-gggg^^

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