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Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, March 26, 1934
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TEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 26 1934 CONVENTION MAY GET NOMINATION 5 G. 0. P. Candidates In Race for Governor I . of Iowa. "EMBARRASSING," SAYS MARY DES MprNEg, March 26, UP)-Possibility that the republican nomination for governor may be left to a state convention Is, receiving attention in political circles. With five candidates In the field for the party designation, there is some chance that none of the entrants will receive the required 35 per cent vote, some leaders believe. The five men seeking the berth on the ticket are former governor, Dan Turner, Robert W. Colflesh, Des Moines; Clarence Knutsoc, Clear Lake; Vern Haig, Fort Dodge; and, Wallace M. Short, Sioux City. While there has been some talk of other candidates, none has appeared as yet. The last date for filing nomination papers with the secretary of state for the June primaries is May 25. Bering Has It Easy. The active republican contest presents a contrast with the democratic gubernatorial situation in which Gov. Clyde L. Herring is expected to receive renomination without serious opposition. Francis G. Cutler of Boone is a candidate for the democratic nomination. As in the contests for the governorship nomiratlons, the lists of entrants for party designations to the various other major state positions recently have remained almost stationary. Of the republican gubernatorial candidates. Turner and Colflesh both have opened offices in Des Moines as headquarters for the operation of the campaigns. Features of Campaign. An indication of the issues which will be featured in Gov. Clyde L. Herring's campaign was given in the gvoernor's address Friday at Atlantic in which in giving an account of his "stewardship" to the residents of his home town, he told of the accomplishments of the recent assembly session. The governor and the six other democratic major state foficials are planning a joint campaign stressing particularly the administration record and co-operation with the national recovery program. Kacere's Trial.'Will- Be Started Wednesday in Court at Waverly WAVERLY, March 26.--Charles . JKacere pfjGedar Rapids; will be fried" on"a r mahslauginter", charge" in district court Wednesday before a jury with Judge SM. H. Kepler of Northwood presiding. Kacere was the driver of one of two cars involved in a crash, in which six per. sons were killed at the interesection of No. 59 and No. 10 east of Waver- Mary Astor (left), dark-eyed movie actress, filed an answer in LOB Angeles superior court to her parents' suit asking that she be compelled to support them. She accused them of trying to "embarrass and humiliate" her and denied they lacked necessities of life. She said she earned nearly $500,000 from 1920 to 19SO, but that her father, Otto L. Lang- hanke (right, gave her only $15,000 at the time of her marriage In 1930. (Associated Press Photos). Charles CityNews 12-18 Per Cent Less Corn, Wheat Acreage in Minnesota Expected ST. PAUL, March 24. 13V-Less corn and wheat will be grown by Minnesota farmers during 1933, the United States department of agriculture announced in its annual estimate of crop planting for the state. Agreements to reduce crop production have prompted growers to report to the federal department that from 12 to 18 per cent less acreage will be grown to corn and wheat this year as compared to the amount devoted to the purpose in 1833. The federal report stated that 3,974,000 acres probably will be sowed to corn in 1934 as compared to 4,846,000 in 1933, a decrease of 18 per cent. The durum acreage this year is expected, to total 77,000 acres, a decrease of 13 per cent from the 88,000 acres harvested in 1933. Mrs. John Smith, 71, Dies at New Hampton NEW HAMPTON, March 26 -Mrs. John Smith, 71, died Saturday evening after a four days illness. She suffered a paralytic stroke Tuesday evening. Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at St. Joseoh's church with the Rev. Thomas' J. Dowling officiating. Her husband, two sisters, Mrs. Dan Roarty, Mrs. James Roarty, three brothers, John Seery, James Seery and Thomas Seery, all of New Hampton, survive. Edna Jackman, 20, of Emmetsburg, Succumbs EMMETSBURG, March 26.--Miss Edna Jackman, 20, daughter of Mrs. William Jackman, two miles northwest of Emmetsburg, died early Sunday. She had been afflicted with asthma for several years and a cold which developed a few days ago aggravated her condition which proved fatal. Surviving her are her mother, her sisters, Gertrude of Corwith, Winifred of New Orleans, La., Corrinne, Marie, Pauline, Loretta and Leonore, and two brothers, Cyril and Thomas, all of Emmetsburg. Kensett Man Candidate. NORTHWOOD, March 26.--Harvey E. Gaarder, Kensett, has announced himself as a candidate for the nomination as county recorder on the democratic ticket subject to the June primaries. He is a lifelong resident of the Kensett vicinity and has been employed at the Arendts garage in Kensett during the past four years. Services for Passion Week in Charles City Planned by Churche CHARLES CITY, March 2G.--J large schedule of services is planne for Passion Week in the variou churches. Last night Dr. Frederic] J. Clark preached the first of hi series of six sermons on "The Re Discovery of Jesus" in the First Methodist church. Holy Communio: will be celebrated at the servic Thursday night and the closing on Friday night will be a candleligh service. Dr. J. Richman Morgan of Water loo will be the speaker at the Con gregatiooal church Wednesday eve ning. Thursday evening there will b reception of members and Holy Communion. A "Three Hour Ser vice" will be held in this church Friday afternoon beginning at noon The ministers of the Ministers Union will take part in the service Friday night at 8 o'clock the Goo ·Friday play, "The Rock," showing the character development of Simo; Peter, written by Mary Hamlin, wil be given in the high school auditor ium. The other churches will hold thei: regular midweek services and nex Sunday in the Christian church thi children will give an Easter pro gram, Addition of Trophies in Charles City Collection CHARLES CTTY, March 26.--Thi Charles City high school lost its trophy case and contents in the fire three years ago. The fine addition of trophies presented recently wil add greatly to the new case. The list includes two. bronze plaques presented by the state athletic association for winning the sectional and district tournaments; a basketball for the conference championship; a basketball presented to the winner of the district tournament by the Oelwein Chamber of Commerce and a large silver cup, which is the traveling trophy of the N. E. I. conference. 1,000 to Compete in District Music Meet CHARLES CITY, March 26.-Four of the six Charles City coo testants placed in the sub-district instrumental music contest at Osage Saturday. Malcolm Sanders won superior in trumpet solo. Eugene Case tied for first place in excellent with Irving Spaulding of Marble Rock in tuba solo contest, there being no superior rating in that. Paul Moore and Cleo Knechtgea each won excellent in French horn and euphonium respectively/ The district music contest will be held here April 6 and 7 in the Charles City high school auditorium. This is the first district music contest to be held here. Including bands, orchestras and soloists more than 1,000 students will take part Speak in Pre-Pistrlct. CHARLES CITY, March 26.--The pre-district declamatory contest will be held here tonight in the high school auditorium. Contestants from Allison, Clear Lake, Fredericksburg, Greene, Hampton, Hubbard, Iowa State Industrial school, Nashua, Osage and Reinbeck will take part. Virginia Castle will be the local representative. CHARLES CITY BRIEFS CHARLES CITY, March 26.-Vern Haig of Ft. Dodge, candidate for governor of Iowa, will speak here Wednesday, April 11. The annual district rally of the senior and junior young persons of the Waterloo district will be held here April 14 in the First M. E. church. The Rev. R. H. Collis, pastor of the local church, is president of the Waterloo district cabinet. Officers elected by the Women's Cemetery Improvement association are Mrs. J. G. Legel, president; Mrs Fred Miner, vice president; Mrs. I Wood May, secretary and Lou Her ing, treasurer. · Mr. and Mrs. Herman Putney are the parents of a son born Saturday Mrs. Harold Frudden entertaine a group of Osage friends at dinne Friday evening in honor of he mother, Mrs. F. L. Gillis of Osage Carlisle Ellis was elected dele gate and Harold Wtaterink alter nate to the state convention o dairymen to be held in Des Moines today. Winifred Parr returned to he work as nurse in the West Suburban hospital in Chicago last night afte a week's visit with her parents, Mr and Mrs. C. H. Parr. Mrs. Harold Henry and two child ren are visiting her sister, Mrs. Les ter Thompson in Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Powers an two children of Omaha arrived Sat urday to spend Easter with Mrs Powers' parents, Dr. and Mrs. J B. Miner. R. O. Stone, druggist in Floyd had one of his eyes removed in the Cedar Valley hospital Saturday. He was injured in an automobile accl dent last week. '- · Mrs. Sani-L Wflliams^s spending this week with her daughter, Mrs Charles Wilson and-husband in Ma son City. Iowa Medical Society President Will Speak at Session in Clarion C L A R I O N . March 26.--Tht Wright county medical association will entertain the second district o the Iowa State Medical society a a dinner at Hotel Moore in Clarion Tuesday night. One of the features which makes this meeting an im portant one will be an address en titled "Cold Potatoes," given by Dr Charles B. Taylor of Ottuinwa, president of the Iowa State Medica society. Dr. L. R. Woodward o: Mason City, councillor of the secon( district, will also be at the meeting to direct a round table discussion afer the program. Other speakers will be, Dr. B. T. Basinger of Goldfield, who will. talk on "Cerebral Thrombosis," Dr. Nelle Thomas Schultz of Humboldt, "Bandl'a Con- Taction Ring With a Case Report; Dr. M. G. Bourne of Algona on 'Colitis." Mrs. Kollasch Funeral Is Held at Whittemore WHITTEMORE, March 26.--Mrs. Barbara Kollasch, who died at her lome in the south part of town Thursday after a lingering illness, was buried Saturday. Mrs. Kollasch lad been bedfast since the first of November. Born Aug. 6, 1861, in La Salle county, 111., on Jan. 26, 1883, she was married to Michael Kollasch, who preceded her in death seven years ago. To this union 10 children were born. Those living are Peter Kollasch Rodman, Mrs. Simon Dlbert, Mrs. Charles Salz, Charles R., John P., Mrs. Leo Elbert, Mrs. Andrew Laubenthal, Mike W. Kolasch of Whittemore and Mathilda at home. In 1902 Mr. and Mrs. Kollasch and amily moved to Whittemore. Funeral services were held at St. hael's Catholic church. Father Veit said the requiem mass and urial was made in the cemetery north of town. Alfred Price Buyer of Butler Bank Structure CLARKSVILLE, March 26.--Aired Price's bid of 51,650 was the ighest and he bought the Butler bounty State bank building here at IB sale at the courthouse Thursday. Mr. Price kept a general store here or many years and since going out f business, fifteen years ago has made his home here. Depositors Get Dividends. CLARKSVILLE, March 26.-Checks for the second 10 per cent ividcnd from the Butler County tate bank, were received by the epositors. REGISTRATION OF GRAVES IS MADE Four CWA Workers in Floyd County Are Putting Up Veterans' Markers. NORA SPRINGS, March 28.-Four CWA workers have been signed to a graves registration de tail in Floyd county, under the di rection of H. W. vCrossman of Charles City, chairman of this branch of service for the American Legion. Mr. Grossman is giving persona supervsion to two workers in the eastern half of the county and Henry Lucas of Nora Springs, the Floyi county commander is in charge a the work in the western half. Work Yielding Semite. Seeking out veterans' graves an seeing that they are given a proper marking Is. a principal mission of the workers. The activity is beinj carried on in the rural burying plots as well as in the larger cemeteries. An example of how fruitful the work has been was provided at one cemetery which contained markers over only 17 graves. When the records had been checked by the CWA workers, recognition was given to a total of 35. Triplicate Report* Made. In another cemetery, it was discovered that two veterans of .the Civil war had been buried in the potter's field: The first step in the program is to study the records 0 the cemetery secretary. Reports are made in triplicate one for the state graves regiatra tion chairman in the adjutant gener al's office in Des Moines, one for thi local Legion post add the third for the secretary of the cemetery. No CWA project attempted here has proved more worthwhile than this one, according to those wh( have been close to it. It is hopec that funds will be available for bringing the program to a completion after CWA comes to a close There have been indications, it is said, that the project is one which will be eligible for approval by PWA. Trial Jurors Ordered to Report Tuesday in Worth Court Session NORTHWOOD, March 26.--Tria jurors for the March term of dlstric court have been ordered to repor! for duty Tuesday morning at 1 o'clock at which time the first of 15 cases set for trial at this term of court will be called. Judge T. A. Beardmore of Charles City is^pre siding. Grand jurors were excuse from appearing, there being no matters requiring their attention. Among the 15 cases set for trial is an action brought by P. J. Ouverson of Fertile, against John Hendrickson and others, also of Fertile in which Ouverson asks judgment against the defendants for the amount invested in stock in a Fer tile bank which closed after reorganization. The plaintiff claims in iis action that the defendants, who were officers and directors of the aank in question, had knowledge o: the fact that it was not solven when the canvass for the sale of stock was made. There are 17 cases on the docket of a similar nature filed by stock- lolders of the closed Fanners Savings bank of Fertile, this being the only one listed for trial at the present time. Dunn and Weigman of Mason City appear as attorneys for the plaintiff and L. R. Boomhower also of Mason City, is attorney for lie defendants in this case, which is of great local interest. Large Crowd Attends Buffalo Center Play BUFFALO CENTER, March 26.-The Altiora class of the Methodist church presented the play "Nora Wake Up" Friday evening at the ligh school auditorium before a arge crowd. Miss Stella Olson di- ected. Characters in the play were Mrs. Louise Lohrbach, Elsie De 'lies, Herchel Thompson, Clark lechem, Marion Stienberg, Mrs. Bertha Smith, Leon Heimen and Helen Glorfeld. Dutch songs and drills were given y a group of small girls and Miss Wilma Glorfeld sang with chorus n costume. Winners of Declamatory Contest at Rake Named RAKE, March 26.--Rake high cuool, declamatory contest was iven at the city hall Friday evening unkings were: Oratorical, Clemens Erdal, first; Myrtle Haugen, sec- nd; dramatic, Clarine Olson, first; one Nesheim, second; humorous, /ivian Quam, first; Alma Herrom, econd. Judges were Supt. R. E. :einz, Elmore, Mrs. E, G. Helland, take, and Supt. M. A. Hjelmeland f ScarvUle. Galbreth Will Preach. PLYMOUTH, March 26.--The lev. Thomas C. Collister who is oldlng special revival meetings at le M. E. church, announced the ev. William Galbreth of Olivet hurch Mason City will be here to reach Tuesday night Mr. Gal- reth was formerly of Plymouth. Bankers Will Gather. ROCHESTER, Minn., March 24. UP--Bankers of ten southern Min- esota counties will meet here Tues- ay to discuss uniform code regu- .tiona and to determine whether service charges will be assessed pa- ona by the institutions. WHERE 150 WORKMEN WERE BLOWN TO BITS This Is a general view' of damage caused at warehouse near the docks at La Llbertad, Fort of San Salvador, when 250 cases of dynamite and .several thousand gallons of gasoline exploded, killing ISO workmen ·ad wrecking a large part of the town. (Associated Press Photo). METHODIST PLAY ATTRACTS CROWD "He It Son of God" Given Under Direction of Mrs. Humphrey. "The Easter play, "He Is the Son of God," was a packed house at the First Methodist church Sunday evening. It was estimated that more than 100 were turned away, beside those who stood up during the entire service. One of the outstanding characteristics of the production was the smoothness and harmony of feeling with which it was presented. The lighting, staging, costuming and properties, all carefully worked out, contributed to this effectiveness The difficult mob scene showed much work had been put in by the players. Of the individual characters, each Interpreted his part in a manner of merit The enunciation of Judas, played by Mrs. Arthur Brogue, was particularly good. Outstanding was the work of Alice Kolar, Thelma Morgan Gilbert, Ralph Cox, Paul Foote, Dr. R. F. DeSart, Glenn Gilbert and Paul Grove. Alice George read the prolog, prepared by the Rev, William H. Spence. The director, Mrs. F. M. Humphrey, bad worked out the play so that every angle was harmoniously developed. The play consisted of four acts, including two acts which had two scenes. Mrs. Leon Woodward played the harp before and between.scenes of the playi This impressive and beautiful drama brought to a close an exceptional day in the church. During the morning service 39 boys and girls were confirmed, 24 men and women were received into membership and a number were baptised. lowan Found Guilty of Embezzlement MT. PLEASANT, March 26. . F. A. Morgan, Olds bank officer, was found guilty of embezzlement. Morgan's trial was one of several involving Henry county bank officers to be heard this term of court. The increasing work of scripture publication and distribution to Japan caused the American Bible society to build a new Bible house in Tokio. CATTLE BILL IS SENT TO SENATE Conference Report on Basic Commodity Act Adopted by House. WASHINGTON, March 26. (Si-The conference report on the Jones bill to make beef and dairy cattle a basic commodity under the farm adjustment act was adopted by the house and sent to the senate. The bill authorizes a processing tax to raise $200,000,000 for immediate distribution to the cattle industry in return for a reduction in production and surpluses. In addition, it leaves it to the discretion of the secretary of agriculture to make peanuts, .rye, flax, barley and grain sorghums basic commodities under the farm act, but provides for no processing taxes for them. The University of Iowa arts department offers advice to communities about monuments, fountains or sculptual relief for buildings. RUTH LAU WINS : SPELLING MEET Repeats Victory in Worth; Grafton Student Is Given Second. NORTHWOOD, March 2«.--Ruth Lau, seventh grade pupil o f . the rural school in Grove township district No. 4, taught by Miss Gladys Severson, won the county spelling contest held here Saturday afternoon. Miss Lau also won the county contest in 1933 and represented Worth county at the state spelling" contest in Des Moines. Melba Bruesewitz, a rural pupil of the eighth grade in the Grafton schools, won second place in the contest, placing first in the written test and losing to Miss Lau in the final test given to. determine the winner over all She is a pupil of Miss Ursulla Musel of the Grafton schools. There were 43 pupils in the contest, ten of whom were boys. Miss Jessie Parker from the office of the department of public instruction at Des Moines, conducted the contest. Bergan Named New Des Moines Bishop WASHINGTON. March 26. The national Catholic welfare conference said it had received word from Rome that Monsignor Gerald T. Bergan, vicar general of the Peoria, HI., diocese, had been appointed bishop of Des Moines. ' Davenport High Wins Debate Championship IOWA CITY, March 26. UP)-Davenport high school was awarded the state debating championship of class A schools after defeating Abraham Lincoln high school of Coua-' cil Bluffs by a narrow margin; Humility is another luxury you can't afford until you reach the point where you don't need it.-- . Midwest Review. COUNT THE DAYS TILL EASTER Not many days remain--yet some of us have much" shopping to do before we'll be ready for Easter Sunday. There's a way to make last-minute Easter purchases easier, without the usual last-minute fuss. The advertisements in the Globe-Gazette will help you buy quickly and to the best advantage. Whether you are planning a new hat, shoes, or complete spring outfit, the advertisements will save you time and money. For you can choose what you want in the comfort of home or office, avoiding crowds and fruitless tramping from store to store. You can be surer of fresh stocks, authentic styles and honest prices when you buy the advertised goods of reputable stores and manufacturers. You can save the 2% Sales Tax by buying your spring wants and needs this week. This tax will go into effect Sunday, April 1.

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