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"m 8 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE FEBRUARY 28 1931 A TOWN Can Be No Greater Than Its Integral Parts. Mason City to Be Great Must Have Good, Unselfish Citizens. Be ONE. THE FY WE LIVE IN A WEEKLY Page Devoted to Community Interests That Make for a Bigger and Better MASON CITY. HEALTH WORK IN SCHOOLS MAKING RAPID PROGRESS Township Units Completing - Examination of JPupils; Interest Increases. WitU a number of her countywide school projects out of the way for the season, Mrs. Pearl Tannar, county superintendent, is devoting her time to the development of health work in all the 100 schools under her jurisdiction. Health work has been a part of Mrs. Tannar's general program of work in the schools for years, but this year, with the harmonious cooperation of Christmas seal chairmen in each of the 16 townships the project is being pushed to successful consummation. " Complete Examinations. . Thursday Dr. Madeline Donnelly completed the physical examination of all the school children in Lime Creek township. In the same manner Dr. A. B. Phillips of Clear Lake has given the pupils of Lake township schools a physical examination. The cost of these examinations, which amounts to $2.50 a school, Is provided by a part of the proceeds of the Christmas seal sales, which were under the general direction of Mrs. Ambrose Chesebro of Plymouth, county chairman. Each township, however, was allowed to retain the half of the seal sales that stays' at home, the remainder going to state headquarters at Des Moines. Directing Work. Under this plan, the work of making use of these funds for improving the health of school children revolves about the 16 townsntp chairmen, each of whom directs thij health crusade' in her own domain, choosing the physician and other c'etails. Mrs. Tannar, eager to sea the conditions in the rural schools improved, acts in an advisory capacity. The health work, nowever, extends beyond the correction of physical defects.- Mrs. Tannar has for years carried on preventive work and has particularly strwed to provide hot lunches in the school until now this is the common practice. Teachers also make certain that at children receive fruit and milk. Conduct Services at Olivet The Rev. William nounced Saturday Galbreth an- that Charles · Knouse, Boy Scout executive, will conduct the Epworth league service at the Olivet M. B. church at 6:45 o'clock and. the regular evening service at 7:30 o'clock Sunday. The minister also announced that the regular afternoon services would be held at the Odd Fellow home, including Sunday school 'at 2 o'clock and preaching at 3 o'.clock. NEW AUTOMOBILE LICENSES ISSUED DURING WEEK MEET FRED TIMS Chief Engineer of Public Schools Has 28 Years of Service on Record; Came Fnm England 38 Years Ago: Twenty-eight years and a half of service with the public schools of ATason City is the record held by Fred Tims, chief engineer. When he started work as janitor of Garfield school, there were only five school buildings in the city. Now Mr. Tims is in charge of the 16 modern buildings which make up the local system. He has charge of all the Janitors and is responsible for the upkeep of all school property. Hia office is in the corner of the central heating plant. Mr. Tims came to America from Surry, England, 38 years ago when he was 20 years old. He lived the first year on a farm with his brother William, near Burchinal. Later he worked in the roundhouse of the Milwaukee railroad here. Trained Horses. After flninshing the elementary schools in England Mr. Tims spent several years in a military school. Later he was employed breaking and training horses. At that time he weighed only 110 pounds. He also*worked for a short time with a firm in England which had contracts for heating schools, colleges and estates. Mr. Tim's home in England was only four or.five miles from Windsor castle, then.the home of Queen Victoria. The new Windsor is surrounded by quite a town, Mr. Tims said, but the old Windsor castle lies in a valley too narrow for even a village. FRED TIMS -Photo by Kirk Many old Roman ruins, most of them still in a good state of preservation, remain in the neighborhood from which Mr. Tims came. The roads are still marked with Roman milestones, he said. The tower of London with its instruments of torture, its low ceiled dungeons and its ancient chains was described by Mr. Tims. The block on which Mary Queen of Scots laid her head is still stained brown with her blood, he said. I didn't like it here very well when I first came, but I wouldn't want to go back now, Mr. Tims said. Mr. Studies His Work. Tims studies for his work. On his desk is a pile of techinical books about heating, plumbing and other matters which concern his work. On his wall hangs a certificate showing he has completed an extension course from Iowa State college, "You must have experience along with your education," Mr. Tims declared as he looked up at two of the great boilers in the central heating- plant, one of the most modern school heating plants in the state. "Theory is all right but you must have practice too," he added. A line O' pipe By T. PIPE Stick to the Prpe--Let the Smoke Blow Where It Will Now comes the roaring montn of March. When blust'ry winds do blow; With sleet and hall and driving rain, And often times the snow. And sunny days when all the land, Smiles neath an azure sky; A promise of the glad springtime, That's coming bye and bye. MARCH IS PERHAPS THE MOST "DIFFERENT" MONTH OF THE YEAR. OTHER MONTHS SORT OF RUN INTO EACH OTHER AND THERE IS NO DISTINCT OR SHARP DIVIDING LINE. BUT MARCH IS MARCH AND THERE IS NO MISTAKING IT FOR ANY OTHER MONTH. As usual congress la all fussed up over the annual postal deficit. It would indeed be a drab, dreary session of congress did they not have this interesting topic to discuss. And there is always some particularly bright member of the body to suggest as a remedy an increase in first class postage rates. This seems to be the only cure for the evil that ever comes to mind. After it is submitted and thoroly discussed, the question is dropped and the annual deficit continues to thrive for another year. Scanning* New Adventiu-e, War and Western Stories in Library A Blight raise in parcel post rates would take care of the deficit In the department of the postal structure where the loss occurs. However it would be very sad to kill the annual deficit leaving congress nothing about which to get all fussed up at each session of that justly famous body. .._ __ i*:.- *A. B. S. and His Cookie Duster. Mr. Eye says my hirstute appendage is punk; As a means of adornment he says It's the bunk. Mr. Eye, this is libel. It is certainly rash, j To throw all this, muck at my little mustache. should take steps at once to make you retract; Ere my mustache matures I should certainly act. With the flappers however I think it's the rage, I discount your opinion on account of your. age. A. 3ye Standee. .Walter Veech, Mason City, Ford truck. Joel Hanes, 411 Fifteenth street northwest, Pontiac sedan. L. B. Hulsebus, Meservey, Oldsmobile coach.· C. W. Proctor, 1432 South Kentucky avenue, Ford tudor. E. W. Pfahler, 121 North Jefferson avenue, Ford sedan. R. T. Burroughs, 1542 North Federal avenue, F.prd sedan. E/P. S^acy .and .sons, Ford coupe, E. W. Penner, .Mason City, Oldsmobile sedan. W. H. Ward, Clear Lake, Willys Knight sedan. Lee Furleigh, Clear Lake, Ford roadster. F. W. Henderson, 129 First street southwest, Chevrolet sedan. Employer's Mutual Casualty company, 101 First street southeast, Chevrolet. C. A. Pratt, 132t North Rhode Island avenue, Willys Knight sedan. F. W. Whitford, Swaledale, Whippet sedan. Earl Young, Y. M. C. A., Mason City, Plymouth. Frank' Gieth, Meservey, Chevrolet sedan. John J. Router, 21 South Connecticut avenue, Chevrolet coach. H. H. Walrod, Clear Lake, Ford coupe. Samuel Grundy, 1840 North Federal avenue, Ford coupe. Charles Rohr, 551 Seventh street southeast, Oakland coupe. , Mrs. Fred Warner, 22-Fifth street northeast, Studebaker sedan. G. O. Schultz, 1520 South Caro lina avenue, Ford tudor. John Ganby, Sheffield, Ford tu- dor. Mason City Brick and Tile company, Chevrolet coupe. Charles Engels, Rockwell, Ford sedan. ' Mason City Brick and TlJe company, Chevrolet coupe. Harry E. Cooksis, 20 Sixteenth Etreet northeast, Studebaker sedan. W. W. Jones, Clear Lake, Ford coupe. J. C. Elbert, Mason City, Otdsmo- blle. Car] Henkcl, 9 Oak drive,' Buick coupe. Charles T. Magill, 1444 North Federal avenue, Pontiac coupe. Adventure, mystery, western stories, tales of the great north, war. and its experiences--these are the books that appeal to dad. The library this week has added some fresh copies of books of this sort. "Fighting Caravans" by Zane Grey, will appeal to men. This is ffi two-fisted, rip snorting western story. It is filled to the brim with the lore of the plains. A long procession of covered wagons carry the story forward. It has been shown in Mason City in moving pictures, and the three new copies of the book at the library will help fill the great demand at the circulation desk. MYSTERY STORIES THAT SEEN LIKE "Behind that Curtain" suggests a long line of good mystery stories by Earl Derr Biggers. Conan Doyle in his "Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" and in "Hound of the Sas* kervllles" always finds a warm welcome among mystery fans. Ro- cently the S. S. Van Dine murder stories have been attracting much attention. "The Benson Murder Case". "The Bishop Murder Case," "The Canary Murder Case" and "The Greene Murder Case" are all popular at the library. Edgar Wallace is another mystery writer whose books are popular. And "Best Man" doesn't sound like a mystery story, bu there is a secret service man in i and a mystery all mixed up with a wedding. It is an impossible tale but there are thrills enough in thi telling. Dog stories dad is almost sure to like. Perhaps he and junior wn: ake turns reading them, aloud. They might begin on "Bob, Son of Battle, 1 ' or "Call of the Wild" or 'Adventures of Lad" or "Jerry" or 'Greyfriars Bobby" or any one of a long list of favorites. The librai-y staff prepared a Book Pilot on clogs Lhat is available to anyone who would like to have a good list of dog stories. FORTHCOMING BOOKS Fiction "The Forge," by T. S. Striblin K -Doubleday Dorau. "Men and Wives," by I. Compton- Burnett--Harcourt Brace. "1919," by John Dos Passes-Harper. "City of White Night," by Nikolai Gubski--W. W. Norton. "When the Wicked 1 Man," by Ford Madox Ford--Horace LIveright. "The Good Hope," by Henry Sydnor Harrison--Houghton Mifflin.-- Non-Flctlon "America's Way Out: A Program for Democracy," by Norman Thomas--MacMillan. l "Tragedies of Progress," by Gina Lombroso--Dutton. "Schopenhauer: Pessimist and Pa gan," by V. J. JIcGill--Brentano's "The Memoirs of Orloff: Master of Secret Service," by Vladimir Or loff--Dial Press. "Builders of Delusion: A Tou Among Our Best Minds," by Hen shaw Ward--Bobbs-Merrill. "Stout Cortez," by Henry Morton Robinson--Century. TAX PENALTIES ARE ENUMERATED Sanborn Gives Information Concerning Filing of Tax Returns. penalties connected with failure to file income tax returns, for making a false or fraudulent return and for deficiency in tax are enumerated in information given out by L. P Sanborn, special deputy collector, 120 East State street. For willful failure to make and file a return on time the penalty Is not more than $10,000 or imprisonment for not more than one year, or both, and, in addition, · 25 per cent of the amount of the tax. For willfully making. a false or fraudulent return the penalty is not more than $10,000 or imprisonment for not more than five years, or both, and, in addition, 50 per cent of the amount of the tax. The penalty for deficiency in tax is interest on deficiency at 6 per cent per annum to the date the deficiency is assessed, or to the thirtieth day after the filing at a waiver of the right to file a petition with the board of tax appeals, whicheve date is the earlier, and, in addition 5 per cent of the amount of the de ficiency if due to negligence or in tentional disregard of rules and reg ulatlons without intent to defrauc or 50 per cent of amount of defi ciency if due to fraud. AT THE HOSPITALS METEOR MAY STRIKE AMERICA ONLY ONCE DURING 9,000 YEARS.--HEADLINE. WHICH, WE WOULD SAY OFF HAND, IS PLENTY OFTEN ENOUGH TO GET STRUCK BY A METEOR REGARDLESS OF ONE'S NATIONALITY. ART WORK IN BLACKSMITHING THE urge to give expression .to ·I the blacksmithing art, evolved under the tutelage of his father in Ahus, Sweden, but submerged in the onward march of machine methods in America, led Otto Lindstrom, blacksmith, 120 First street north- cast, to the making of wrought iron floor lamps, some of which are shown in the above photograph. Mr. Lindstrom came from a family of blacksmiths. He and five brothers all worked in their father's large shop at Ahus, a town near Stockholm. His father was one of Eix brothers, air of whom were blacksmiths. And so it goes 'back for at least seven generations that the "Mason City man has been able to trace his ancestry. With blacksmithing as tne family craft there naturally developed a pride of workmanship that is more prevalent in- the old world than in the · more hectic life in America. Hand tooling was developed into an art and this are is expressed eloquently in the beautiful lamp stands shown above. The lamps were made of square tubing and strap iron, forged, ham- mered and drawn to the desired .shapes and then carefully polished. Tne bases and decorative parts especially show the craftsman's skill After the polishing, the metal is preserved from rusting by? the innumerable .applications of lacquer. All of the lamps show rare originality and every collection shows a refreshing variety. The three lamps shown in the photographs and two others were displayed in the show window of the Mason Ctiy hardware store the past week. -NOW IT CAN BE TOLD- Golden Age for Bootleggers Gone JAY MCCLELLAND GOT FIRST OF BIG FINES; TRIED TO KEEP .RAIDING OF- FIGERS .OUT BY SAYING WIFE WAS TAKING BATH. Now comes a luue., much too ong- for this column of mirthless lumor, from one D. L. F. lamenting :he fact that he was picked up by .he police one early morn because ie did not arise in time to comb his hair and reach his job on time. The police seeing him hastening along the street looked on him with suspicion. So much so that they took film to the station for further examination and inspection. Much to the annoyance of the said D. L. F. who is a Mason City lad, born and bred. Which, had he been a lawbreaker, bad and bold, and the police had not picked him up it would have been a diffr -- -t story. .it.y fine, Inside or out, 'M To have a nice new shiny shine. T. Pipe: Sign down town, "Shoes shined inside." I didn't go in. I don't cure to have my shoes shined inside. It soils my sox. Hoping you are the same. --P. K. Was It You Carl ? We just heard about a local woman who ordered a fob from a jewelry store for her bus- band's birthday. The gift was sent C. O. D. She called up the jeweler and told him he'd made a mistake. "I didn't order a C. O. D.,' she said, "I ordered an F. O. B." Bootlegging'may be on the wane in Cerro Gordo county, as stated in the much discussed Wlckersham report, . . ' ' . But this not mean that bootleggers haven't had their golden age in the community and that It didn't take some concentrated effort on the (part of law officers to change the conditions. A decade ago the criminal dockets were crowded with liquor cases and grand juries returned as many as 60 indictments for booze violations In one term. The experiences of officers in battling this sudden wave of crime will make an absorbing chapter when the court history of the county is written. Was Prominent Dealer One of the most prominent of the immediate post-war bootleggers was Jay McClelland, who years ago left the city for more lucrative fields of operation. Jay was one of the first of the big alcohol dealers and bought the product in gallon tins for distribution in half pint and other sized bottles. He did so well at the business that he decided to build a beautiful home in a fashionable section of Forest Park. This was in 1921 when W. P. Butler had just entered upon his duties as county attorney. Lived in Garage. While the house was under construction Mr. and Mrs. McClelland lived in the garage to the rear, which- had been erected first. Altho having purchased no concession rights, McClelland that year supplied most of the liquor consumed at the North Iowa fair. Officers got on to what he was doing, but were unable to catch him making the deliveries. But one day plans were made for a raid on the McClelland place. County Attorney Butler, Sheriff Fred Marsh, Justice D. D. Fuller and one !or two deputies made up ;he party. He Slammed Door. The McClellands were still residing in the garage and as the officers approached Jay could be seen standing in the. doorway. "Hello Jay," aaid the sheriff as they neared the garage. Without a word M c C l e l l a n d slammed the door shut and locked it. The officers tried It and the sheriff started kicking at the door panels. * "Let me in or I'll kick your door down," cried Marsh. "You can't come in now for my wife's taking a bath," said McClelland. There was a tone of desperation in his voice. Was pouring it Out, A pair of the officers started circuiting the building and discovered that gallons o£ alcoholic fluids were emerging from a temporary spout used as a draw from .the improvised sink. The first thing a bootlegger thinks about on being confronted by the law is to dump the liquor. "Well I don't care if she is taking a bath, I'm going in," said one member of the party. The records don't show who made the remark. The man looked in one of the windows and saw Mrs. McClelland sitting on the bed taking off her shoes and stockings and apparantly preparing to disrobe further. It was evident McClelland intended to play fair with the officers and really have his wife take a bath. "Better keep your clothes on," the representative of the law declared "for I'm coming in." She Postponed Bath. Thru the window he went. Mrs McClelland decided she could post- pone her bath and Jay, seeing the officers had him, ceased dumping the alcohol tins and opened the door. The officers found a can of alcohol, more than enough for evidence. Overhead in the small attic of the structure they discovered some 25 or 30 empty gallon cans. "What are you doing with those empty cans?" asked Sheriff Marsh. "I got them to maks shingles for my new home," was the immediate reply of McClelland. Jay always had a ready answer. Got Heavy Fine. Judge Joseph J. Clark, Cerro Gordo county's Moses of prohibition, fined McClelland $800 and costs for this violation. This was one of the first large fines given for booze violations and began to put fear into the minds of the bootlegging fraternity of the city. This fine established a precedent for stepping on the magnates of the liquor business and within the next few years the number of persons engaged in the traffic was appar- antly much reduced. The legislature put more teeth in the law and punishment was made more severe, especially for second or third offenses. He Left Town. McClelland, however, got into trouble once more and^again he was dragged into the courts. He put up a bond and, according to officers shortly afterwards left town on business and hasn't returned. But the account of the bootlegger's ruse of having his wife take a bath to keep the officers out anc the determinatioin of an officer to intercept his plans by climbing thrv the window into the bedroom wil' always elicit a "laugh among those who had a part in the raid. "GROWING PAINS" DISCUSSED BY DR, G, E, DAKIN Child Health Considered at Joint Meeting Held in Des Moines. The fact made prominent in the discussion of tuberculosis and heart disease at the joint meeting of the Iowa Tuberculosis 'association and the Iowa Heart association meeting in Des Moinea this week was that what people used to call "growing pains" are really rheumatic pains due to infection, often in the nose ' or throat, according to Dr. C. E. Dakin, health director, who attended the meetings. Emphasis was placed on the theory that any child suffering from tonsolitiis or frequent colds shoxild be treated by rest in bed, Dr. Dakin said. The reason for heart diseasG in later life is often due to improper care of children at such tunes, he added. School Is Secondary. Any child who is undernourished', who suffere from frequent colds, or is in any way sub-standard in the matter of health needs care and rest and school work for him is a secondary proposition, Dr. Dakin declared. "In connection with the annual meeting of the Iowa Public Health ssociation to be held in Des Moinea i.pril 2 and 3, an addition has been nade which is of vital importance nd interest," according to the Iowa Department of Health. To Discuss Conference. "Upon the recommendation of the overnor of Iowa, it has been de- ided to devote the whole of the aft- rnoon of the second day of the eeting to 'reports and.discussions ! the white house conference on hild health, and protection," the epartment of health continued. "At hat time, the findings of the white ouse conference will be reported y sections. "The white house conference has reated intense interest in the prob- ems attending the proper care of he child and this meeting will offer n opportunity to learn just what ae conference has recommended, 'he program prepared for the aft- rnoon of April 3 will furnish direct nformation to those interested anil tlose actually engaged in ti.^-^'jj'I? - t child health ami weliare, and ii* ssoctation with ine rest of the pro-'" ram of the two day meeting creates J. combination which should not be verlooked. Those who attend this ombined meeting will find it packed ull of material which they will be able to use thruout tha year. "Those interested in public health and maternal and child welfare hould set these days apart and resolve to attend this meeting. Thn -omplete program will ha distributed in the near future." Dr. Dakin plans to ba in Dea Moines next week-end. Mrs. Haroli Jones, Lone Rock was admitted to Park hospital for a major operation Friday. Jeorge Bugs, Rockwell, was admitted to Mercy hospital for treatment Saturday. , Leo M. Sullivan, Delaware apartment, was dismissed from Mercy hospital Friday following a major operation. Charles E. Beckenhauer, 220 Second street northwest, was admitted to Park hospital for treatment Friday. W. C. Lau, Ventura, who has been at Park hospital for a minor operation, was dismissed Friday. John Siberz, DCS Moines, was dismissed from Park hospital Friday following treatment. D. L. Taylor, Kensett, who has been at Mercy hospital for treatment, was dismissed Friday. I a, THE CRUISE OF THE PRZEMYSL CHAPTER 24 "Beg pardon sir," spoke, up a member of the crew, "but that smell you smelt is smelt." "I'll say it smelt and it still does," was my immediate reply. "But," the man insisted, "this smell is smelt." "Of course it is, and how. But what I want to know is what smell." "That is what I am trying to tell you. The smell is smelt." I looked around for something to hit him with when the first mate appeared, holding his nose and something in his hand. , "Here is the smell that smelL.It'a the smelt that done It." "The smelt," he added, "are too dead." And then I understood. The keg of smelt had become more ancient than usual and smelt. In the meantime the boat had been surging ahead and had now reached the junction of Lime creek and Willow creek. It was then that I had to make a very momentous decision. (Ed note: A smelt fa a small fish of very pronounced odor when it is too extremely dead). (TO BE CONTINUED; Watch Your Step! Accidents of Past Week Show Constant Need for Caution The automobiles driven by E. R. Ostrander, Buffalo Center, and J. Schrader, 320 Georgia avenue northeast, collided on East State street Tuesday. The automobiles driven by William Tibbct, rural, and Leonard Steil, rural, collided on First streei northeast at Wednesday. Commercial alley Charles Lee, 1235 Carolina avenue northeast, was taken to Mercy hospital with an injured ankle received in a friendly skuffle at his home. John King, 844 Eighth street southeast, was slightly injured when struck by an automobile at the intersection of First street and South Federal avenue. The Wickersham report seems to be about as full of opinions as the Literary Digest.--Mac-cm News. ANSON MARSTON MAKES REPORT Survey of Iowa Industries and Resources Now Completed. A report of Iowa's Industrial survey, prepared in accordance with the provisions of a legislative measure, has now been made to Gov. Dan Turner by Anson Marston, head of the engineering division of Iowa State college at Ames and a brother of Dr. C. L. Marston of Mason City. The survey is purported to con- lain all of the pertinent facts about 1 Iowa and its industries, which have been gathered to inform the people of Iowa about their own state an] to "sell" Iowa to industries or business concerns interested in the development of industries now in tin: state. In this connection the Ames engineer recommends that the reports be reproduced for distribution in libraries and commercial organiza tions in the state and that a com mittce be appointed to select from the report the most important fact! and data for an. "Iowa'booster" bul letin for nation-wide distribution. The report takes up the history o the slate, Its government, the popu lation, classifications and changes It contains a detailed study of lo products, location of plants, kind o raw materials, source of supply possible substitutes, possibilities o development, wages and other facts A large section also ia devoted t the agricultural advantages of th state. Raw materials, including clay, cement, gypsum and lime stone, as well as coal, are taken u in one division of the snrvey. Available telephone and electrica service, transportation facilities corporations and corporation laws taxation, insurance and inaurnnc laws, banking and finance, educa tionai opportunities, recreationa opportunities, living condition.-i newspapers . and publications, con ventions and expositions are othe topics taken up. "Fall in Cost of Living," reads news item. I hope it breaks its neck --Passing Show, London. N EW A R R I V A L S in 1V/l«»e**\n 1"*!+ *r in Mason City Our + + + Home Town By D. W. M. /v V: ft tu »'" » it 1 i. D. L. Dillon, Manly, residing at 1302 South Delaware avenue. Herman Lomen, Charles City, residing at 135 Twenty-fourth street southwest. R. E. Moon, Council Bluffs', resid- ng at 1511 South Federal avenue. I /!· THURSDAY NIGHT'S paper ran AN ARTICLE stating that the HICKERSHAM report rated MASON CITY as the dryest SPOT IN the United States ... AND CLAIMED that only two BOOTLEGGERS were working HERE AND EARL is getting CARELESS or he would have PUT THAT one over on page NINETEEN with the rest of THE JOKES because I heard ABOUT A fellow who dropped A SILVER dollar on the walk OVER BY the park the other DAY AND A line of leggers STARTED FORMING and in a MINUTE IT was as long as AMOS AND ANDY'S trial and EACH MAN had a badge on AND ONE of the fellows said THAT ALL) bootleggers were WEARING THEM so they could TELL EACH other apart and WOULDN'T waste their time TRYING TO sell it to each OTHER and the guy that sells T. PIPE a radio will be a DANDY because the only thing HE WILL have will .Je a RAILROAD radio and they are THE KIND that whistles at EVERY STATION and working FOR THE road he does, he WILL WANT one that whistles ABOUT ELEVEN times at every STATION and if the weather TURNS COLD and we get snow, YOU CAN lay it on to me aa I JUST couldn't resist the TEMPTATION to put in a DISPLAY WINDOW of the WONDERFUL NEW line of golf EQUIPMENT THAT just arrived. I THANK YOU. Don McPeak Mason City Hardware Co. i

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