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February 11, 1937

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 12

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TWELVE MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 11 ·1937 RECORD PLAY FEST PLANNED Several North .lowans to , Compete in Dramas at Iowa City: , ; IOWA CITY--The :'largest play production festival ever, held at the University of Iowa \yill be held in two sections, in March and April, with 76 casts seeking recognition. , , . . . . · . Entries now on file with the university's extension division break the record of 68 established at the festival o£ 1935, it was announced Tuesday.'The 1937 festival will be held March 18-20 and April 1-3. In the first section March 18-20, 24 entries have been received. These include 15 community class A casts, 5 in class B, and 4 original plays. School Division Largest. The high school and junior college division is the largest, with 52 casts entered. In' high school ·class B, there "are 20; in class C, STOPPED-UP ^NOSTRILS, Use- Menlholalum . lo help open'lhe nosirils and permit freer breathing!. give* COME.QIFtT' Oa 16; and in class A, 7. Nine junior colleges have entered. . These groups will present their one-act plays April 1-3. Entries, a re: . Community A--Council Bluffs P l a y e r s , -Davenport Friendly House, Marshalltown Community theater, West Liberty Community theater and Burlington- Players' workshop. Community B--Council Bluffs Drama Corner players, Iowa City Woman's club, Cedar Rapids Woman's club, Des Mpilie's Woman's club, Clinton Woman's club, Elkader Little Theater league, Independence Ladies' Literary -club. Independence Chautauqua Literary-circle, Red Oak Monday club, Humeslon Woman's club, 'North English Junior Federated club, Davenport Womanfs club, Otturn- wa Woman's club, Winnebago County Woman's club, arid Marshall County Farm Bureau. Give Original Plays. Original Plays--Des Moincs Mask and Candle players. Tiffin Community players and Burlington Players' workshop (2 plays). High School A -- Muscatine, Newton, Chariton, Iowa City, Davenport, Lincoln of Council Bluffs and Franklin of Cedar Rapids. High School B--Sigourney, Wa- .verly, Nevada, Valley Junction, Panora, New Hampton, Sumner, Rockwell City, Postville, Independence, Onawa, Wilson of Ceder Rapids, Lohrville, Mt. Pleasant, Jesup, Belle Plaine, Humboldt, Sac City, Ogdcn and Britt. High School C -- Washington township of Minburn, Guttenberg, Mt. Vernon, Maynard, Lone' Tree, North English, Winfield, Dunkerton, Carpenter. Danville, Kensett, West Branch, Woodward, Ocheyedan, Aplington and Wyoming. Junior Colleges--Waldorf of Forest City, Independence, Chariton, Bloomfleld, Greston, Tipton, Burlington, Washington and Muscatine. Flowers are nice. So is the lacy old-fashioned valentine. But the best valentine o£ all is this LANE Cedar Chest--the gilt (hat grows into a home. LANE is the cedar chestthat provides guaranteed math protection far her trousseau and treasured possessions--backed hy a moth insurance policy written by one of the world's largest insurance companies. Latest Models at Modest Prices EASY'TERMS 19-21 First Street S. E. j; AT HUXTABLE DRUG CO. Mason City's Finest Selection of VALENTINE CANDY! SPECIALLY PACKED IN HEART BOXES ·0 PANGBURN'S ·C WHITMAN'S ·T GARRETT'S ·£ Specially i Priced Huxfable Drug Company 116 South Federal Phone 921 "NORTH IOWA'S LARGEST DRUG STOCK" Six Supreme Court Justices Affected by President's Plan Three Schools in Play Festival at Thompson THOMPSON--The one act play festival was given Monday night it the high school auditorium by Buffalo Center, Hake and Thompson high schools. The Buffalo Center high school presented "The Teeth of the Gift Horse," directed by Miss Cleo Weldin. Rake presented "Elmer," directed by Mrs. W. T. Edgren. Thompson presented "Two Pair of Spectacles," Six of these nme justices of the U. S. supreme court ivould be affected by President Roosevelt's plan of naming an additional justice when an incumbent has reached the age of 70 has held office 10 years and has neither retired nor resigned within six months after reaching 70. There is a rumor thai Justices Van Devantcr and McReynolcIs would resign immediately if the president's bill is passed. Fine Horse's Death Calls Forth Tributes at Britt BRITT--A dvama of the barnyard and the consequent gloom resulting from the death .of an exceptional horse on the -farm -of Mr. and Mrs. Emery Long was related in the Britt News-Tribune, published by R. R. Roberts, in the following words: "Billie was his name. Billies was not large, but he was strong. He was easily trained to do such tricks as to stand up on his hind legs and shake hands with his master and those on the farm (hat he knew well and respected. Suffered From Loneliness. "Billie had had two teammates during his lifetime. One died some years ago. Then a mare some ten years younger was teams with Billie. The two became inseparable. On Sundays ,md holidays when they were al- iowed to run the pasture, they vould graze together, always near to one another, "After Billie's death, the mare was noticed to be- suffering of .oneliness and a broken heart at the loss o f . her Billie. -She, defined, rapidly and died Jan. 9, less than two months following, the death of Billie. "An old duck that had been in he farm lot for 11 years, likewise appeared depressed after Billie's death. She was often seen close .o .the mare after Billie had bade :hem goodbye, as if to gain some measure of consolation and sympathy to'heal the wounds of sor- ow. When the mare died Jan. 9 the old duck bcame melancholy mil uri Jan. 18, was found dead in the barn." Another Lauds Horse. In a later issue of thfi Tribune, Mrs. W. B. Richardson ot Stilson wrote the following article: "It makes our hearts ache whenever we hear of our old friends passing on. Now comes word that dear old friend Billie Long has gone where all good creatures go. When Eva Richardson was a little girl she used to visit real often down on 'the Long's farm. Her and Emry's sister, Lula, used to spend many happy hours playing and · all those clear old pets were bur playfellows, Billie and Queen, Nancy and Fanny and dear Rover. "Now I know Billie liked'me for whenever I'd go down to Long's place and went out to visit Billie and the other pets Billie always Idssed me. First time I saw him he was eating his oats, he reached over the manger and Idssed me without one slobber. Tells of Incident. "When one of my Stilson girlhood friends was a little girl she had a pet cat she used to kiss. A lady friend was visiting at their home and saw this little girl kiss her cat. She talked awful because they let her kiss her pet. So my girl friend told this lady, 'I'd. rather'kiss my cat than I .would some people.' The lady was offended. People have more catching disease any day than some of the pet animals have, even if they don't think so. "Emery put the remains bt Billie beside dear old Rover am! sent word to Harvey to make make him a tomb stone with his name on it like lie did for Rover." Mrs. Johnson Funeral to. Be at Lake Mills LAKE Mills--Mrs.'Albert Johnson died after being-seriously ill 'or. six days. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 Monday afternoon at the .Salem Lutheran church. Due to the illness of the pastor, .he.-:Rev. O. R. Sletten, the sefv- ces will be conducted by the Rev. S. J. Fretleim, assisted.by K. O. Lokken. . . Charles City News Floyd County Puts Soil Conservation Work Into Practice CHARLES CITY--The Floyd county .agricultural conservation committee of which Jay Hillman is chairman, has started the actual work of putting the program into effect. Much of the preliminary work is completed since figures on farm acreage and oilier information obtained last yetu- are being used in the 193Y program. Establishing corn acreage limits will await acreage allowances to be~ received from state committee by the.middle-of February. The total corn acreage will be slightly- less- than that alloted in 1936. At a meeting of the county soil improvement committee held in the Farm Bureau office definite instructions were received on the phosphate demonstrations which are being made' available to a limited, number of farmers in this county through the Tennessee BIG $1.00 .BOTTLE OF MEDICINE OMLY49e No Pills Are Needed with this wonderful sweet tasting, quick and easy laxative. OLD MOHAWK TONIC is a body builder. It is readily absorbed into the system where it begins work by nlciiriff the Storn- nch, Liver and Intestines to perform their duties thoroughly. - Within 12 hours It will drive poisons from your systrm as black as ink. 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Virginia Becker, Helen.Case, Margaret Ann Ledroski, Ruth Gabel, Alaine Moll and Jean Kelleher. Principal Harry Clark had charge of the initiation and John Tift, one of the six seniors selected earlier in the year, announced the program. Helen Lou Olds, Virginia Zastrow, Helen Trusty and George Kinney took part in the musical program. Fined for Improper License. HAMPTON--D. H. Garrett was arrested in Hampton by Patrolman D. A. Thimmesch for driving a truck- without a proper license and was fined $10 by Justice D. W. .Parks. , For Bronchitis Coughs, Colds Acts Like a FLASH . It's different--it's faster In aclion--It's compounded on superior, medical fact'find- ings new in this country. BUCKLEY'S MIXTURE (triple acting) Is the name of this amazing cough and cold prescription that is so puro and free from harmful drugs that a child can. take It-and stop coughing. . .. 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