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C H A R L E S C I T Y N E W S Farmers in Hoy d Have lyiany Meetings Scheduled for Week CHARLES CITY, Feb. 26.--The Floyd county farmers have many meetings scheduled for a week. This afternoon .the livestock producers will meet In the Ellis auditorium when R. F. O'Donnell, manager of the Livestock Marketing corporation, discussed the plan of the co operatiye marketing organization. ' The temporary officers and directors of the Floyd County Farmers' Reload association called at the meeting which includes the farmers of this county and the west part of Chickasaw county. A meeting is called for Friday afternoon in the courtroom to discuss plans for organizing a co-operative oil company. A temporary committee composed of Ray Dunkelberg, Jay Hillman, Earl Winterink, John O'Brien, R. K. Runner, Bernice Butler and Otto Brandau issued the call for the meeting. The attendance at the Outlook conference Tuesday was small owing to the several hundred farmers who attended the International Harvester company's display at the Farmer's exchange. There was an attendance of 400 at the film showing in the evening at the M. W. A. hall. More than 600 farmers attended the eight soil and fertilizer meetings held in Floyd county last week. J. L. Boatman of the extension department at Ames and H. W. Anway. county agent, conducted the meetings. Charles City Country Club Committees Named by Donaldson, President CHARLES CITY, Feb. 26.--The following committees have been announced by Scott Donaldson, president of the Charles City country club: Greens, W. H. Barnhart, I. W. Dickirson, ,E. D. Wescott, Mrs. Jessie O'Harrbw, Mrs..Grace Walleser, Dr. O. H. Bantou, Kenneth Clow. Â·Publicity, Harold Henry, lisa Nie- mack, Mrs. C. W. McQuillan, Dr. Julius Niemack. House, Dr. C. W. McQuillen, C. W. McFarland, Will Frudden, Mrs. Kenneth Clow, Mrs. H. G. Bos, Mrs. Ralph Anderson. Men's Night, Sam Kiser, Russell B. Olds, A. F. Burnham. Tournament, Dr. W. E. Voreck, Horace B. Olds, Muriel Ehrcs- man, Mrs. W. H. Barnhart, Mrs. Howard Gustafson, Dr. Robert Rli ordan. Building and grounds, W. B. Johnson, Carlisle Ellis, Ed Waterbury. Â·Entertainment, Wayne Forrester, M. G. Smith, Harold Frudden, Mrs. Julius Niemack, Mrs. J. F. Tilden, Mrs. W. L. Griffin, Dr. L. E. Von Berg. Membership, Roy Melvin, Elmer Waller, Mrs. F. H. Fillenwarth, Charles Monroe, Tom Keefe and V. B..Johnson, r'Â·'.'' Â· Several in Charles City Make Residence Changes CHARLES CITY, Feb. 26.-Among the employes of the Oliver Farm Equipment company who are leaving the city are Mr. and Mrs. Faulke Espling who have gone to Chicago. Mr. Espling was a tool designer. Mrs. Ida Lauscbr who was employed at the Oliver Equipment company has accepted a position in the office of the secretary of the Y. M. C. A, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Nolton have moved to Waverly. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Rush have moved to New. York City. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Ames have moved to Waterloo, John Gregg, who has been superintendent of the Canadian branch of the Oliver Equipment company, will visit his son, John Gregg, Jr., and family in the near future. The five branch offices in Canada have been reduced to two and Mr. Gregg, Sr., has given up the management ol his office. There are now 300 employed in the Hart-Parr branch of the Oliver Equipment company here SETS LOOP MARK Sillsbeck Rites to Be at Charles City, on Friday in Church CHARLES CITY, Feb. 26.--Funeral services for Edward Gillsbeck, 62, will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Christian church with the Rev. G. A. Hess officiat- ng. Burial will be made in River- iide cemetery. Mr. Gillsbeck died 'esterday morning at his home one mile west of Bassett from internal njuries received some time ago. Dorothy Hester, above, is the new feminine outside loop record holder of the world. She recently achieved live loops over Glendale, Cnl., airport, breaking the former record by two loops. Beth Tanner Will Head Charles City Wa-Tan-Yes CHARLES CITY, Feb. 26.--The new officers elected at the meeting of the Wa-tan-ye club held Tuesday evening are Beth Tanner, president; Mrs. Minnie Rhinesmith, vice-president; Florence Greenless, secretary and Catherine Monen, treasurer, .Mary Korinke, Myrtle Raymond and Mable Riddle were elected board members. The election followed a dinner at the home of Dr. Lila Davidson. FORMERIOWAN LOSES POSITION Cedar Rapids Lawyer Removed as Member of Parliament in Czechoslovakia. PRAGUE, Czecho Slovakia, Feb. 26. 18*)--Karl Pergler, who formerly practiced law in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, recently removed as a member of the .Czechoslovak parliament because of his American citizenship, in a_ statement to the Associated. Press said that he had regarded himself as of Czechoslovakinn citizenship by virtue of having served as that country's minister to Washington. Pergler said he became a naturalized American while practicing law in Cedar Rapids. He said that when President Masaryk appointed him to the Washington position they both assumed he had regarded Czechoslovakian citizenship by acceptance of the appointment. The former lowan considered.his removal as an act inspired by his political opponents and a "breach of the rights vouchsafed Czechoslovakia in the convention between Czechoslovakia and the United States." Many Sign for Class. WEST UNION, Feb. 26.--The drive to obtain a beginners' class of 100 members in the West Union public school for the department of instrumental music ended late Tuesday afternoon with the expected number far exceeded. The pupils who signed up number 114, and there are others applying. Quick COMFORT (or fretful upset children A LL children are subject to little upsets. They come at unexpected times. They seem twice as serious in the dead of night. But there's one form of comfort on which a mother can always relyj good old Castoria. This pure vegetable preparation can't harm the tiniest infant. Yet mild as it is, it soothes a restless, fretful baby like nothing else. Its quick relief soon Â· sees the youngster comfortable once more, back to sleep. Even an attack of colic, or diarrhea, yields to the soothing influence of Castoria. ' "' For sale by all druggists. Be sure to get the genuine product with Chas. H. Fletcher's signature on wrapper, and this familiar nameplate: Keep Castoria in mind, and a bottle in the house--always. Give it to any child whose tongue is coated, or whose breath is bad. Continue with Castoria until the child is growii! CHARLES CITY BRIEFS CHARLES CITY, Feb. 26.--The irl Reserves met last evening at he high school assembly when Sylla Maahek was chairman of the meeting. Edna Mae Green sang a olo and Betty Martin gave a musi- al reading. Catherine Fitzgerald presided at the meeting. Mr. and Â· Mrs. John Sprague are .he parents of a son, born at the Celar Valley hospital. Mrs. N. Lucian received a letter elling of the death of her young- st brother, Clarence LaBounty, who lied in a hospital in Vancouver, Bri- ish Columbia. He formerly lived here and worked at the Hart-Parr ilant. Mr. and Mrs. Archie Howland will move back here from Chicago where le was employed by the Oliver equipment company. They have ented the N. H. Nelson house on tVlsconsin street. Mr. and Mrs. John Butler who ave sold their farm near Nashua vill move to Charles City. The Woman's Relief Corps served inner to 150 yesterday in their hall. Mrs. Edna Young of Lawrence, Kansas, is here visiting her sister, Mrs. F. B. Miner and brother, Alfred "Sggert.i Mrs. Floyd Fitzsimmons is ill with meumoma. Charles City won three first ilaces in one of the county declama- ory contests Tuesday evening. Nora Springs won two first places in the ontest there which included the ither towns in the county. Floyd von two seconds and one tbird in he contest here. Mayor and Mrs. C. G. Gray re- urned home from several weeks isit in California. They made the rip in their automobile. C. W. Moorly was fined Â§25 and iosts by Mayor C. G. Gray for in- oxication. He was also required to iay $8 damages done to a restau- ant. The members of the White Shrine njoyed a dinner in the Masonic Temple. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Blunt are the jarents of a daughter born at the Cedar Valley hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kress are ;he parents of a son born at their lome on Missouri avenue. The wives of the directors of the farmers' Exchange served lunches :o 250 farmers who attended the display of the International Harvester company. A copy of the first Mc- ~lormick-Deering Harvester was displayed on a truck. The visiting firm showed a reel of films showing the rogress of harvesting machines. The high school Parent-Teacher association will vary their program by attending special night classes which will be in session Thursday evening. ,' Funeral Held at Boone for Victim of Poison BOONE, Feb. 26. (ff)--Funeral services were held today for Vera 3ordon, daughter of Mrs. Vesta Hannum of Boone, the girl died Monday at a Muscatine hospital. An autopsy revealed evidences of poisoning. Miss Jordan had recently worked in Iowa City. The Globe-Gazette'- Offers Booklet on -FISH AND SEAFOODS As sea water contains 34 elements useful for the well-being -)f mankind, the frequent eating jf fish and other sea foods safeguards against a deficiency of minerals and vitamins in the iiet. Vitamins A, B. C and D ire found in seafoods, as well as :alcium and phosphorous for juilding bones and .tissue, and odine which prevents goiters. Few people eat a sufficient unount of this valuable food, or :at it with sufficient regularity. Frequently this is due to ignor- mce as to the wide variety o. f :ish that is obtainable everywhere, thanks to modern refrig- jration, or to ignorance of the best marketing, cooking, and serving methods. Send for a copy of the booklet on FISH AND SEAFOODS now available to readers of the Globe-Gazette for a cost and handling charge of 6 cents. The Globc-Gnzette Information Burenu, Frederic J. Ilasliln, Director, Washington, D. C. I Inclose herewith fi cents in coin or stamps for a copy of the booklet on FISH AND SEAFOODS. Name Street City .. State , A N N Have You Ever Seen Greater Values? Here Are More of Them! Style Leaders--Every One! SPRING DRESSES Me'rkel's enter a new price range in their second floor dress section. You will find styles and values not equaled elsewhere! New prints with black backgrounds, Eoman stripes, plaids; plain crepes, chiffons and georgettes are the fabrics. Style features are the gowl neckline, bolero, jacket dress, eyelet embroidery, flowing sleeves, lace yokes, bows, scarfs and novelty sleeves. Models for sports, street and Sunday evening dresses. Sizes 11 to 46. CLOSE-OUT OF DRESSES--$4.95 A group of georgettes, silk crepes, satins, prints, chiffons, jerseys and velvets formerly priced from $10 to $25. Sizes-12 to 46. MERKEL'S SECONT FLOOR Children's and Infants 9 Wear Printed Crepe Dresses __ A group of the most attractive dresses in small pattern rayon crepe prints and polka dots--lovely, girlish styles and good enough for most any occasion. Sizes 7 to 14. New Skirts, $1.98 Plaid hip skirts in two patterns. Sizes 7 to 14. Boys Suits, each $1 3 FOR $2.85 Fast color fabrics that will last thru many washings, and much abuse. Clever styles, too. Sizes 3 to 6. Baby Dresses, $1 A special group of hand made and hand embroidered white baby dresses. Also some new arrivals at 51.25 and $1.98. Kiddies' Sweaters $1.79 and $2.79 Lovely wool sweaters in new spring styles and shades. Sizes 2 to 6 years. Sweater Sets, $1.79 Beret and sweater sets in new spring colors. Knitted of fine wool yarns. Sizes 1 to 3. Knitted Sets, $1.79 and $2.79 Three-piece wool knitted sets in white, pink or blue. The most practical suit for baby boy. MERKEL'S SECOND FLOOR Merkel's Economy Basement Spring Dresses $4.93 AH new spring styles--values that urge immediate choosing. Styles for the miss, youthful matron and matron. Slenderizing styles with peplums, tiers and low placed flares. In prints and knitted dresses. Silk Dresses $7.90 All-over prints and plain crepes in new dresses just arrived from New York. The newest in details are shown and the low-price is as pleasing as the beautiful new styles and colorings. Sizes for women, misses and juniors. Wash Frocks, 98c Not regular dollar dresses but dresses of a quality and styles regularly selling at $1.98. This is made possible by the co-operation of the manufacturer. Girls' Frocks, 98c "Princess, Peggy" wash frocks in sizes 7 to lji. Lovely fast color prints and becoming styles. FINAL CLEARANCE OF Fur Trimmed Winter Coats, $9.90 Children's Coats JUST 6 LEFT $2.98 and $3.98 Ladies* Dresses, $3.98 One lot of silk and knit dresses formerly priced from ?5.95 to ?9.90. Merkel's Economy Basement SALE OF TOILETRIES We Reserve the Right to limit Quantities TOILET and BATH SOAPS Woodbury's Facial Soap Cuticura Medicated Soap 3 Reslnol Medicated Soap Bars Packer's Tar Soap 57o Cashmere Bouquet Soap Sayman's Vegetable Oil Soap 3 bars 29c Jergen's Violet Soap, 6 bars 45c . Palmollve Soap 6 bars 45c Kirk's Cocoa Hardwater Castile Soap 6 bars 45c Boca Belli Castile, small cakes 10 for SI CREAMS AND LOTIONS Hind's Honey Almond 'Lotion, medium size 39c Large size 79c Woodbury'a Cold or Facial Creams 3So Ingram'a Milkweed Cream 89c Daggett Ramsdell's Cold Cream, medium size 4So Â· Large size 79c Sem Pray Jovenay Cream 48c Frostilla Hand Lotion, Medium size 39o Large size 7Â«o HAIR PREPARATIONS Palmolive Shampoo 3Bc Fitch's Dandruff Remover and Shampoo, small size B9o Large size 51.29 Packer's Liquid Shampoo 48c Mulsified Cocoanut Oil Shampoo S9o Lucky Tiger Hair Tonic, Small size S9o Large size 79c DENTAL NEEDS Listerine Tooth Paste 19c Dr. West's Tooth Paste.... 17c Forhan's Tooth Paste, large size 45c Prophylactic Tooth Brushes S9c| Dr. West's Tooth Brush...39c ANTISEPTICS Listerine Mouth Wash, Large size 7Bo Medium size SSc Lavoris Mouth Wash, Medium size ...39c Zonlte Antiseptic, ige. size 79o FOB MEN Palmollve Shaving Cream 2 tubes 49c Mcnnen's Shaving Cream tube 35o Squibb's Shaving Cream tube 29c Woodbury's Shaving Cream 2 tubes 4Bo Woodbury's Witch Hazel bottle 89c Williams Shaving Cream or Stick 38o Wiiliams Aqua Velva , Shaving Lotion ! .39o Pinaud's Lilac Vegetal Shaving Lotion $1.19 FACE POWDERS AND TALCUMS Coty's Face Powder 79o Melloglo Face Powder 79c Princess Pat Face Powder 79c La Blache Face Powder...89o Luxor Face Powder 39c Mennen's Borated or Men's Talcum 2 for 3Bc Johnson's Baby Talcum Z for 39c Norlda Dusting Powder... ,79c Pompaian Face Powder.. .45c Djerkiss Face Powder 45c MISCELLANEOUS Combination Hot Water Bottle 2 qt. filze Â§1 1-lb. Roll Absorbent Cotton S9c Rubbing Alcohol, pt. bottle S9c Bathasweet, large slze....79o Hot Water Bottle, heavy rubber .2 quart 79c Rubber Gloves, good quality pa | r Z5o MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR New Neckwear 50c Lace, georgette, linen and silk crepe collar and cuff seta shown for the first time during this sale. Silk Scarfs, $2.39 Oblong and squares in prints and hand blocked designs. Lovely quality, attractive colors and designs. Men's Ties 2 for $1 New patterns and colors--extra fine quality at this price. Tooled Steerhide Bags $2.95 One of the biggest values we have ever offered in ladies' handbags. Pouch and underarm styles. New Purses, $1.95 Spring models in hackstraps with novelty ornaments. Ms.de of fine leathers. Mostly blacks --some browns and other colors. Leather Bags $2.49 A selection from our better groups of bags formerly selling . up to ?4.95. Pouch and back- straps. MERKEL'S FIRST FLOOR DRAPERIES WARP PRINTS, yard 89c 50 Inch Imitation warp printa and 36 inch cretonnes in new spring patterns. Made to sell up to 51.25 per yard. CRISS CROSS CURTAINS $1.49 and $1.79 Ruffled curtains in criss cross style of marquisette with colored figures and dots. Also of grenadine. DRAPERY DAMASK yard 89c 50 inch fast colors in rose, blue, green and mulberry. Rich patterns and lustrous finish. SATIN REP, yard $1.98 50 inch satin rep for window drapes--very effective. In gold, rose and rust. Regularly ?3.50 per yard. CURTAIN PANELS, $1.49 Net panels with fringe or tailored hema. New patterns for spring. Regular 51.98 value. RAYON TAFFETA yard 89c 50 inch drapery material particularly suited for bedrooms. BOLT ENDS, Â«/ 4 Off Bolt ends of our better drapery materials such as damasks, satins and reps. MERKEL'S SECOND FLOOR .*.