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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 10

Mason City, Iowa
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Saturday, February 28, 1931
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Mason City News on This Page SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1930 Mason City's March 1--Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. mixer at 7:30 in Y. M. C. A. March 4--Louis H. Cook, chairman of state board of assessment and review, to address .Lions and Chamber of Commerce meeting: at Hotel Hanford. Here in Mason City Phone ALLISON 431 for tho better Iowa Lump Coal. Its clean $7. Omaha $7.20 by bus. Jefferson Bus Depot. Phone 174. Cisterns cleaned and rep. 1279W. Chicken dinner Sunday, Home Tea Room, from 12 to 2 p. m. Farm Loans--Prompt service. Act now'for spring. W. L. Patton, 109 East State Street. Mr. and Mrs. N. A. FInlay, formerly of Mason City but recently of Charles City, where Mr. Finlay has been employed at the Hart-Parr factory, have moved to Morgan, Minn., where they will live on a farm. Dimco at SWasnn City Armory, Friday, March 6. Jimmie Joy and his Brunswick Recording orchestra. Gents $1,.ladies 50c. Yeomim danco Wednesday night, March 4, Eagles Hall. Coe's Orch. Will your estate enjoy the great growth and profit coming in Natural Gas, Petroleum and Public Utility Industries of Cities Service. Ask C. F. Kriz, 625 M. B. A. Bldg. Phone 1181. Office open evenings. Birth certificates huvo heen filed In the office of the clerk for Dixie Lou, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Brady, 642 South Federal avenue; Lola May, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Juhl, R. F. D. No. 4, bora Feb. 11, and Beverly Jean daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Spencer, R. F. D. No. 4, Born Feb. 16. The spring months are certain to tring an additional demand for competent workers. Why not review your stenographic course? The positions today are going to those who are highly skilled. A post-graduate course in Advanced Accredited Office Training, will be opened March 2, at Hamilton College. .. Rndney Fox and Wmil K. Koftber, ·whistay at the Y. M. C. A.,'left late Saturday afternoon for Ames to spend Saturday night and Sunday visiting at Iowa State college. CO-OP LIVESTOCK DIRECTORS MEET Will Make Trip to Cedar Rapids to Inspect Eastern Regional. i The board of directors of the i North Iowa Co-Operative Livestock Marketing association held a meet- t ing at the courthouse Friday, where 1 future policies were discussed am! ' plans made for operations the coming year. The members decided to make a trip to Cedar Rapids in the near future for the purpose of inspect- I ing the operations of. the eastern Iowa regional. Shortly afler this it I is Ihe plan to call a delegate from each of the member associations for the purpose of discussing; further the plans and operating policies of the association. Members of the board predicted an Increasing percentage of hogs handled thru the association. The board took action on tho managership, deciding that R, It- Hall should continue in that capacity. "A burglar broke into my house late last night." "Did he get anything?" "Rather! You see my wife thot it was me."--Answers. Daly Epigrams! It takes three to nutUc a pair-counting the minister. W.JLEtSLYCc PLUMBINO | HEATING FOR RENT Good building with Chicago Milwaukee trackage suitable for warehouse or distributing, reasonable rental. For further information call or write the undersigned. Phone IB-1 Krcagc Bldg. North Iowa's Home Newspaper CIRCUS BILLS USED TO CASH CHECKS FRAUDULENT USE OF LEGION POST NAME IS CHARGE Ira Thomas Held in County Jail With Bond Set at $500. By displaying attractively printed signs advertising an eight ring circus to be given under the auspices of the Drum Corps of the American Legion, a man who gives his name as Ira Thomas, Lansing, managed to cash several fraudulent checks with local merchants Friday. When it was learned the American Legion did not plan to give a circus, Thomas was arrested and is being held in the county jail. Thomas was arrested Friday night and taken to the city jail. Following a hearing before John C. Shipley, police judge, Saturday morning- his case was continued until March 4 and his bond set at 5500. He is charged with issuing fraudulent checks. Wanted at Waukon. A man by the same name is wanted by the sheriff at Waukon for defrauding an innkeeper, according to word received by the local' sheriff. Checks passed include a $30 check to the H. C. Boyd company store at 20 East State street, a §10 check to the Eadmar hotel and a SO check to Gildner Brothers. The checks were drawn on a local bank. Thomas presented the proposition of the circus to the drum corps at a meeting Friday night but the pro- posifion was voted down, according to Max Riley of the drum corps. The posters, gaily decorated with colored pictures of clowns and girlo on horseback, advertised the Empire State circus to be given under the auspices of the Drum Corps of the Clausen-Wordea Legion post 101. The CTrcus was to be on a date early in April. The bills were printed by a local printer. Leaves Hotel. A person with Thomas staying at a lueal - iiatel couul nul be located Saturday morning. Hotel records showed the party checked out Friday evening. Thomas went to the Ray Seney Jewelry store Friday night for the purpose of buying- prizes to be awarded at the circus. When told the store could not cash a ?30 check he went across the street to tho Boyd store where his check was cashed. FUNERAL RITES TO BE MONDAY Mrs. Drinkwatcr Dies Here; Funeral to Be Held at Tabernacle. Mrs. Clara Eveline Drinkwater, Gl years old, 1616 Monroe avenue northwest, died early Saturday morning following a four days' illness. Mrs. Drinkwater had lived here for the past IS years. Funeral services will be at 1:30 o'clock Monday at the Alliance Tabernacle. The Rev. William Galbreth and the Rev. Jacob A. Schmidt will be in charge. Burial will be at St. Ansgar. Mrs. Drinkwater is susvived by one daughter, Allie Edith Drinkwater, at home; eight sisters, Mrs. Cora Willey, Mitchell; Mrs. Ruby Sundre, Buffalo, N. Y.; Mrs. Mable Mitchell, South Gate, Cal.; Mrs. Hattie Sundre, Hitterdale, Minn.; Mrs. Gayle Funnel!, Wessington, S. Dak,; Mrs. Joyce Dahl, Dinuba, Cat; Mrs. Allie Hosteller. Upland, Cal.. and Mrs. Iva Mitchell, Chicago; and two brothers, Fred Groner, Rushville, Mo., and Clyde Groner, Chicago. Irvin Cannon Fined $25 at Police Court Irvin Cannon, Mason City, was fined §25 and costs on a charge o' intoxication when he appeared a* police court Saturday morning. He was arresled Friday night. IT IS rather a common complaint, and we have the remedy -- unlimited cash always available to loan on easy payments at legal interest rate. SERVICE CANDIDATES R. K. ROBERTSON RALPH WILKY ·--Photo by Kirk T. M. STEVENS These three arc the nominees to he voted on at the school election to !c held in Miison City Murali 0. Their nomination papers wens filed in the office of Secretary K. L. James this week, following the announcement that three veteran members of the board would not; he candidates for re-election. The retiring- members :m: Willis G. C. Biigley, Frank C. Goodman and E. H. Wagner. Second Group of Farmers to Meet at Mason City for Conference. The second district conference of Farm Bureau members will be held in Mason City in March. Every farm district in the stale will have one of these general district meetings during- March, according to state officials. While dates have not been definitely set for all of them, the conferences will probably be held as follows: Sixth district, Cedar Rapids, March 6; ninth district. Red Oak, March 13; eighth district, Chariton, March 2fi; fifth district, meeting at Ames; fourth district meeting at Denison; third district meeting- at Spencer. Farm Bureau members have been urged to attend these meetings and every effort is being made to have a large attendance in each county. Members from all sections of northeastern Iowa will meet at Oel wein March 3 in a general confer cnce of the first district. Organization plans, legislation and livestock marketing will be the principal subjects of the meeting from a statewide standpoint. The state office will be represented. Local Farm Bureau leaders from various counties will take part in the all-day program. The principal object of the meeting will be to devise plans for increasing the membership of the county Farm Bureaus in the northeastern section of the state. It is likely that definite plans will be made at this meeting for an intensive membership campaign ac tivity. FINAL DIVIDENDS F COMMERCIAL ARE NOW READY Final Report of Receiver Approved by Judge Joseph J. Clark. Judge Joseph J. Clark Saturday approved the final report of the receivership of the City Commercial Savings bank, providing for the final distribution to general creditors and depositors. C. O. Wilkinson, examiner in charge, stated that checks would be mailed from the banking department in Des Moines in about three weeks. The final dividend for depositors is 4.4091 per cent and totals $57,489.35. This will bring the total dividends given depositors to approximately 75 per cent, a total of 70 per cent having already been distributed, R. F. Clough was attorney for the receivership'. 'REPEATERS'ARE ACCIDENT CAUSE Few Persons Are Responsible for Most Injuries in Homes, Factories. "A large percentage of all accidents in our factories are caused," said local safety council members, "by comparatively few persona. These persons are called 'accident repeaters.' It is probably true, also, that a large percentage of home accidents, and automobile accidents, are caused by 'accident repeaters.' "What kind of person, then, is an 'accident repeater? 1 Is he any different from'other persons? What are his chances of getting out of tho class of 'accident repealers?' " The accident repeater In a factory sometimes is a man who is sick, studies have shown. He may not know that he is sick. The remedy, of course, is a physical examination and proper health habits. The accident repeater sometimes is a man who is doing- the wrong kind of work--work for which he really io not fitted; and the remedy is a change of work. Sometimes Ihe accident repeater is ignorant--and what he needs is safety education. Some accident repeaters arc merely careless and indifferent. Such men in a factory usually arc given a severe jolt. They often are told that they either must learn to play the safely game--help in preserving life and property--or find other employment. Business Men Entertained at Luncheon; -Many Visit Shop. The formal opening of the Brewer Tire and Battery company, Inc., Delaware avenue and Second street northeast, took place Saturday with a large number of visitors inspecting the newly installed equipment. One ot the features o£ the opening was the entertainment by tho Brewer company of a group of Mason City businessmen at a luncheon at the Hotel Hanford, where short talks were given by Mrs. Helen M. Brewer, head of the new lire shop, and James Ashley, Des Moines; manager of the Iowa branch of tha Firestone Tire company. Eager to Return.- Mrs. Brewer graciously welcomed the guests and slated she had been eager to return to the combativo life of business ever since she retired from the operation of the Red Ball Transportation company fleet of busses. Mrs. Brewer introduced Mr. Ashley who slated lhat the establishment of the Brewer company as the distributing center for 20 counlies in northern Iowa was a decided forward step for his company. "We feel this is an ideal setup for the Firestone company," Mr. Ashley declared. "And we believe this is the ideal time in which to improve our setups. General business conditions today are not so bad, but it requires more intensive work than eight or nine years ago." Mr. Ashley reviewed the history of the Firestone company, which he said was the pioneer organization to introduce the balloon tire and also the leader in the gum dipping process. A total of 6,900 new dealers have been added in the past six months, Mr. Ashley said. Attended Luncheon. H. M. Empting, Des Moines, assistant branch manager; William McCollotigh, Des Moines, Firestone dealer; Oliver Keece, Charles City; Arnold Beguhn, Algona; William Condon, Des Moines, and Walt Ashman and Dell Potter, Fort Dodge, were also guests at the luncheon, j Poor Fido Is Held in City Bastile; Court Refuses to Hear Case In ancient times when two women quarreled concerning the ownership of a baby, the wise king brot a sword and offered to givo each woman half. The mother begged tho king to give the child to the other woman, and the ownership was established. But poor Fido spent the night in the city jail and Police Judge John C. Shipley didn't even offer to try the severing experiment. The dog, a wooly brown puppy, was claimed by Bert Adkins, 711 Tenlh street northeast, and Jim McLaughlin, 143 Fifth street southwest. About a dozen persons, most of them children, assembled al police court Saturday morning to testify concerning the ownership of the dog. But Judge Shipley ruled, since no information charging criminal action had been filed by either party, that the matter was a civil case arid could only be settled in a justice court but advised it be settled out of court. Fido, scarcely seeming to realize the awful disgrace of having spent the night in jail, was released and everyone went out laughing to se! Lle the mailer in olher than a criminal courl. GAZES DENIES SOLD L!i SERVICES TO BE HELD FOR READY Former Resident Succumbs at Iowa City; Was 55 Years Old. Charles . 13. Ready, 55, Milford, died at a hospital at Iowa City Friday. Mr. Ready was a former resident of Mason City. Funeral services will be held at the Randall funeral home at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon. They will be in charge of J. H. Bittorf, of the Salvation army. Mr. Ready, son of Joseph E Ready, was horn here and lived in Mason City until several years ago when the family moved to Milfprd. Mr. Ready is survived by his father. Dr. Millikan is studying the disintegration of stars--in his laboratory conveniently located near Hollywood.--The New Yorker. Cleveland Said Ky I?, W. FISCHBECK It was Grover Cleveland who said, while he was president of Ihe United States, "Get a Policy, and then hold on lo it. II . means self respect . . . it means thai nobody will have lo put something in a hat for you or your depend ent ones if you should be suddenly snatched away from them." This is advice that no one can criticise, and especially so, if the Policy is in the New England Mutual, an insurance company chartered in 1835. It'is an outsland- Ing- company, fair in all ils policies and practices with its policy holders. Ralph W. Fischbeck represents the New England Mutual in Ihis vicinity and he will gladly help you wilh your Life Insurance problems It. Brighten Up" Have Wood "Brighten Up" your home. WALL DECORATING Any Kind W. K. WOOD PHONE 2-189-W Greeks of Mason City Never Bought From Him, Says Man Named in Report. On information received provided by the Globe-Gazette's Washington correspondent based on reporls made to the Wickersham law enforcement commission, the Globe- Gazette in its Thursday issue printed an article in which it was stated that two liquor outfits were operating in Mason City. Prohibition Commissioner James M. Doran was quoted as stating that one of these liquor outfits centered about a man by the name of Roy Gray and the other, supplying tho Greeks, was grouped about Lui Gazes. The Globe-Gazette was nimble to reach either Mr. Guzcs or Mr.. Gray on the day the article was printed and is glad at this time to ureseul their side o£ Iho case. L,. R. Boomhower, attorney for Mr. Gazes, in a. communication to the Globe-Gazette, states that Mr. Gazes has denied he handled liquor. "He has directed me lo say to you that he has at no lime supplied 'tho Greeks of Mason City wilh alcohol; lhat he has never been convicted of any violation of the liquor laws in Mason City, in Cerro Gordo county, in the stale of Iowa, or in nny olher state," Mr. Boomhower stated. Mrs. DJM/fifTany" Buried at Mason City Short services were held at the grave of Mrs. D. M. Tiffany at ISlm- wood cemetery Saturday afternoon. The Rev. Jewel L. Pickelt. paslor of the Baptist church, was in charge. Mrs. Tiffnny died at Mitchell, S. Dak., Tuesday. She was a former resident oE Mason City. We Will Wash or Grease Your Car for 99c Cars called for and delivered without charge. This is the regular $1.50 wash! S. R. CHEVROLET CO. First and Washington S. W. TYPEWRITERS All Makes SOLD RENTED A N D REPAIRED Loring-Farmer Co. 107 K. State I'honc 84 B M. B. A. Klilg. LOWER FOOD VKICKS MAKE POSSIBLE FOB Turkey Dinner Saturday 40c Chicken Dinner Sunday 10c 14 South Delaware MASON CITY, IOWA WHY I AM A FORD DEALER-Because the Ford has an unusually large number of Crictionless bearings. A lolal of 25 as compared to 56 ball bearings in Ihe car next in numher. Timken nnd Hyatt bearings arc found in the highest priced cars and the Model A Ford. Look al. the Timken Roller Bearing- Co. advertisement in the Saturday Kvem'ng Post. In every other issue they list names of cars using Timken bearings. You will notice manufacturers thai build more than one car use Timken hearings in their higher priced cars but do not in their cheaper cars. A roller bearing is slronger lhan a ball bearing because it has a full line of contact or surface where a hall hearing has but one spot of contact. KOLLEIl BEARING BALL BEAKING LINE OF CONTACT SPOT OF CONTACT A house mover uses rollers not balls because rollers are stronger and support heavier loads. A roller bearing lubricated will last forever. Bushings wear regardless. A ball bearing will break- just try to break a roller bearing. Timken bearings arc usorl in Ford front wheels. See the cut away display on our showfloor, ask for a comparison. The front and rear axles of any car must absorb road shocks. Before buying a car ask Lo see Ihe bearings at these points. There are 10 Timken and 3 Hyatt bearings in the front and rear axles of a model A Ford. --CLAKKNCK KCJIIUKIOI Regular Meeting of City Council Monday The regular cily council meeling will be held al the council chambera at 1:30 o'clock Monday afternoon, according to J. H. McEwen, city clerk. The world was created in seven days. You see, it wasn't necessary lo' get senate confirmation.--BL-H- inghnni, Wash., Herald. ANNOUNCEMENT We have Reduced prices. Hnvc your Cur washed rj p or grcnscd / «3C Same Quulit.y Work as Before LAPINER MOTOR CO. Cars Must Have 1931 Plates on by Monday The 3031 license platea for automobiles must be in place and anyone driving without one Monday or aflerwurd will be arrested, according to officials. The law required the platea to be in place several weeks ago but some cars still carry 1030 numbers, officials declared in explaining Ihe order. GARDNER ^-* FUHNACK CO. * ^ Sheet Metal and Furnaces Hear P. G. E. Blclfr. Ph. 480 KILL-WAX KILLS WAX FOR SALH BY AI.,1, PAINT DEALERS Household Goods CLEAN RELIABLE SAFK LOW INSURANCE New Fireproof Warehouse MASON CITY Warehouse Corp. 000 Fourth St. S. W. PHONE 3900 ON THE AVENUE s? v r- you just know them! Strolling or window- shopping. . .Tastefully tailored . . . Daintily gloved and shod! And for the final' touch "f perfection--'' McCaUum Hosiery I YOU just know she wears them ! ~lhc occasion' $1.25 to $3.50 DAMON'S INC. Whether You Are ^ just eating downtown for one Sunday or eating- 4 [ at the Princess every Sunday; you'll find dining ^ * here a comfort, a most enjoyable treat. Special Sunday Dinner 50c 5Y EXPERT CHINESE S C A F E 2 112 NOKTH KEUKHAL AVENUE CHINESE IHSHIC.S PREPARED I5Y EXPERT CHINESE CHEF DO YOU KNOW that the worst chronic, long standing cases of bleeding, protruding, ulcerated hemorrhoids arc now curable with a few mild, practically painless office treatments? DO YOU KNOW that there is no longer any necessity for you to go to the l.o go upon the operating table and lake an anesthetic for the removal oC piles? DO YOU KNOW Unit, my mild and better method of icmoval requires no anesthetic, causes no confinement in bed. lhat il ia -so effective that the worst cases of piles arc eliminated in a .short time, without removal of tissue from rectum? Indent prolruHion or bleeding usually entirely subsides after the first treatment or Livo. 1)0 YOU KNOW Hint .statistics show that 75',i of adults have Home form oC rectal disease? Arc you one of that class? If so why nol gel out. of il? DO YOU KNOW thai a great many r«flcx chronic diseases are ( due to a chronic: rcctnl trouble? Why not come in and consult me free of charge and I will tell you what, your trouble is, how long il will Lake to remove it nnd what it will cost you. Private Discuses of Mm ilnd Womru Successfully fronted DR. COTHERN, Specialist Office: IP/, S. IY(l!ra! Avr\, over Kri-Ngi-.'s Iollur Store, IMii.ion City, lowii. Hours: II A. M. to 3 r. M. except Sundsiy. Evening* of Wednesday anil S»lunl;iy (i:,l() In R:»0.

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