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.-J~TMHBBSHH--s--Â·---- Mason City News on This Page March 4--Louis H. Cook, chairman or state board of assessment and review,, to address Lions and Chamber of Commerce meeting at Hotel Hanford. Â· March 5--Y. M. C. A. and Y W C mixer at 7:30 in Y. M. C. A. Marph 6--Jimmie Joy and his Brunswick Recording orchestra will play for danco at Mason City armory. Sponsored by American Legion Drum and Bugle corps. March 7--Monthly meeting and 6:30 o'clock supper at the P. G. and E. March 9--Mason City school election. March 9--Barre-Hill, baritone, Civic Music association concert at high school auditorium. March 18, 19, 20 and 21--Mason City's annual spring opening. --- ^"^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^Â·Â·Â·Â·Â·g North Iowa' Home Newspaper T ^ RE E^TORY^OSTOFFICETLANNlD FFflFRfll cmcinc.OH,TM iwi^ nnf ^T^7~i^^~,------. -- __"" -i ~" * x ^ x ~ J-'A^ Horace S. Beemer, X-Kay Extraction of Teeth. Petaney Bldg. The U. C. T. and auxiliary will hold Its monthly meeting and supper at the P. G. and E. auditorium Saturday evening at 6:30 o'clock. Phone ALLISON 431 for the better Iowa Lump Coal. Its clean 57. C. E. Oilman, general secretary of the Y. M, C. A., is sick at his home with Influenza. Mrs. Gilmau . and their daughter, Margaret, who were ill last week, ara improved. Farm Loans--Prompt service. Act now for spring. W. L. Patton, 109 East State Street. Fowler McCorniick, district manager of the International Harvester company and a grandson of Cyrus Hall McCormick, .the founder of the company, has been a visitor at the local branch oÂ£ the company, conferring with F. E. Reishus, banch manager, Dance at Mason City Armory, Friday, March G. Jimmie Joy and Ws Brunswick Recording orchestra. Gents $1; ladies 50c. L. L. Eastman, stamp clerk at thd postoffice, was unable to be at work Monday because of illness. Yeoman dance Wednesday night, March 4, Eagles Hall. Coe's Orch. ,.,-.. Mr. and. Mrs. Norman Quandahl, r -ttaeiir aaughtorTvHarrtet;. and.' Robert Blass, brptherVi\:f Mrs. Â· Quandahl have returned to Mfifi-apta, IH., afte visiting for a week at the home, o Mr. Quandahl's parents, Mr. anc Mrs. N. N. Quandahl, 816 Massa chusetts avenuo southeast. fit's just wonderful Cleaning ser vice," they say. You'd better phon 49-for prices. New Model-Unique 104 South Federal. Tho Rev. P. W. Pfaltzgraff, pas tor of the Grace Evangelical church was in charge of the services at the Evangelical church at Nora Spring Sunday. The Pfaltzgraff family, 1412 North Adams avenue, was visitet Saturday by the Rev. J. J. Brown of the Evangelical church of Sheffield Herman R. Callow, 109 Madisoj , avenuo northwest, who has been seriously ill with double pneumonia and pleurisy since the last of January, is improving. Erncsieen Hunvitch School of Dancing now located at the K. C. hall. Classes in ballet, toe, tap and acrobatic, Â·" -- Saturday. FEDERAL EDIFICE TO BE BUILT OF BRICK AND STONE Third Floor to Be Used as Courtroom; Plans Near Completion, By RADFOKD E. MOBLEY Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, March 2--The proposed Mason City public building will be a three story and basement structure of red brick and stone, it was revealed here today by Supervising Architect Wetraore at the- treasury department in announcing that specifications are almost ready for placing the project on the market. The new postoffice building, which is to have an approximate frontage on Delaware avenue of 128 feet and on Second Street, northeast of 87 feet, will be of a classical design with exterior walls faced with red brick and stone trimmings. It will be fireproof thruout with the exception of certain parts of the roof, which will be covered with tile on the sloping parts and composition on the Gildner Brothers Store Installs New Accessory Fixtures The Gildner Brothers store has completed, the installation of new fixtures .for accessories along the south wall in the front part If the flat. Given First Floor. , which were and installed by the Mason City Millwork company, will hold hats caps, shoes, shirts, ties and lug- The new arrangement per- ie elimination of tables pro space. Con3iderabl y more customer Accessory fixtures, which are now arranged on both sides of the front 2nÂ«*i? n of ' he store . permit better handling of the trade, according to Harold Campbell, local manager SCHERlERHORN FARM PURCHASED East Acreage Sold to Adolph Schrader of Greene. ' The basement 'will contain boiler and fuel rooms, and store rooms for other activities, it was learned According to the space allotment agreed upon by the postoffice department and other departments and bureaus to be housed ia the building, the first floor will be oc- fS* n "^ ? v t he Postoffice, TMÂ» ^ r Â°' hers announces the sale one of the two J. B. Schermer- rn farms, south of Mason Citv TM Â°i ph Schrader of Greene. The farm sold is a 220 acre nlot lying- to the east of the 80 acre fan n men? 6 S Â° Uth FedÂ£ral *venu?paTM .rÂ° C i U Â± d _i" _ th , e deal was the 160 COOK WILL TAKE JESSUP'S PLACE HERE WEDNESDAY Assessment Board Chairman to Give Address at ' Gathering. The widely discussed topic of taxes and present efforts to remodel Iowa's general taxation structure is expected to bring u large gathering of businessmen to the Hotel Hanford Wednesday nooa to hear Louis H. Cook, chairman of the Iowa state board of assessment and review, who will address a joint gathering of Lions club and Chamber of Commerce members. Mr. Cook is taking the place of tne program planned with Waller A Jessup, president of the University of Iowa, as the headliner. An low-i party, which was planned at the Hanford for the evening, has also been postponed until later in the month. The assessment board chairman has been in the Iowa limelight for several years. He was a member and secretary of the Iowa secondary road commission in 1D28 and 1929. This commission was in charge of drafting the new secondary road legislation, entirely revis- !!,*-Â»,,*"Â·Â·; PÂ° stl Â» aster and superintendent of mails. Convenient window and box arrangements for the transaction of public business have been arranged. fh A t^5 s ? eed evelator will run to the third floor, which will contain the courtroom, a suite of offices n ' . other court activities except ,the will.be rhr Schrader for 20 now moving his Â»_*,.. 1La MVJVY movi eq TML pment to the n ew place The 80 acre farm on the ment will be operated by the . t h _ company announced It had a deal pending f or this al/o AT THE HOSPITALS , , Tuesday, Thursday and Daly Epigrams! Tho doctor's patients seldom decline with thanks. (V.JLDJZLY.Gi HEATING ', HOUSE BARGAIN $200 down, balance monthly payments, small, partly modern house, well located, close in. Price $2,500. For further information call or write the undersigned. Phone 134 Kresge'Bldg. Â· . the courtroonV by a private stairway. . - To House Other Activities. Other governmental activities will also be on the second floor The interior finish of the post- office lobby will be of red tile floor with marble borders and wainscott- mg, and walls, ceiling and cornice of plaster. The courtroom will have Katheryu MUcell,. Clear 1 , ---- "*. u^ci.aLl.UIl Â· fit Saturday. Higgles, Corwith, who Mercyhosp^wtdi^r^u^ John Paulson, rural, was dis ing the old system of secondary road construction and maintenance in the state. This system was adopted in 1929. Mr. Cook was appointed to his present position in July, 1929. He had, however, been activd in Iowa political affairs since 1916. He WAS the first secretary of the Iowa Gooti Roads association. He was associated with the 'republican national committee In the campaign of 1D28. He was editor of the! Iowa Homestead 'and the Wisconsin Farmer from 1921 to 1929 and has been for years a contributor to ma'ny magazines. Brother of Harvester Manager Here Is Given Position in Germany Harold Reishus, formerly "with the Fargo branch of the International Harvester company and soon to leave for Berlin, Germany where afJ* 'Â° be ^? me identified With that division office of the concern, has seen visiting- for a few days with nf S Â£ r0t iV er ' F ' E - Reishus, manager of the Mason City branch. Mr. Reishus stated he would sail March is for Europe. The Berlin office is i! S rBe ot a territory made up of a half dozen European countries. FARM BUILDINGS SAVED FROM FIRE House and Barn 'Near Sugar Beet Plant Endangered by Flames. A hole was burned in the wall of the second floor of a Ira barn on the farm of J. A. Moser highway G5 near the sugar beet T r f rri^TM su ^y Â»St . Plans for the building have been " ions and. measurements to be drawn up before bids for construction are invited 290 Aliens, 20 Insane, Ready for Deportation NEW YORK, March 2 (/P^_A roup of 290 men, women and child- en aliens arrived at Ellis island oday to await deportation. They ave been ordered out of the coun- ry by federal officials at hearings n various cities. Twenty of the i, _ , - -- o - major, operation. Mrs. Harold Colloton, 1608 Pennsylvania avenue southeast, was dis- Â·ff e ^ from Mercy hospital Sundav with her infant son. ^naay S^^-^-tSS^S! SS^-SS^"^-"-- W H. Gardner, Harper apartments wag admitted to Park hospital for treatment Saturday Carl Carlson, Latinier, was dig. missed from Park hospital Saturday following a minor operation Mrs. Francis Willard, 018 Third street northeast, who has been at Park hospital for treatment, wS dismissed Saturday. Progressives Summoned to Discussion March 1 1 WASHINGTON, March 2. UP)_A call for a conference of progressives of both parties to meet here March 11 for a round table discussion was sent forth today. House Damaged by Fire DOWS, March 2.--The Al Busser home was damaged' some by fire this morning when sparks from the chimney originated the blaze The flames were extinguished by the fire department. urda" *--"' "TMÂ° ulalu 'ssea Sat- Mrs. T. J. Bishop, route 5 who has been at Story hospital for a Sunday. Â° Peratl0n ' Was dism -Â«^ ', 638 Jefferson avenue was dismissed from MAKE BIG MONEY IN YOUR OWN HOME FREE LESSONS IN MAKING BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS that you can't detect from nature's own with this now material just out. ROOSI 80S OVER BRADY DRUG STORE. PHONE I88G MRS. W. J. VAN DOREN OF MINNEAPOLIS An old colored mammy Charlie Lindberg- took up for an air rido said when they returned to earth Thank ye, Mistah Lindbergh, fo' dem two rides." "Two rides?" said Charlie. "But "No, suh, two," was the reply. Mah fust and mah last." THE M A N . . . with the smile wins every time! It's easy enough to be cheerful if you know just where to get money when you need it. Our easy payment plan is being used by the beat people all the time. UNITED SERVICE A daughter was born to Mr. and M Gre Â£Â° r y Marshall, Clear Lake Mercy hospital Sunday Mrs J. E. Richardson, Clear Lake S,mrt T?, Sed from Merc y b Â°3PÂ»ai Sunday following- treatment. Mrs. Glen Sandy, Portland, was dismissed from Mercy hospital Sunday following treatment. Marjorie Naefke, Britt, was dismissed from Mercy hospital Sunday after a major operation. n^- Cy , M Â° rehou3e ' Aredale. was dismissed from Mercy hospital Sun- Â£, ", OWlngr a ma JÂ° r operation. Theodore Collia, Manly was ad TM MAN FORFEITS SI 00 TO COURT / i Reckless Driving, Disorderly Conduct, Intoxication on Docket. E. D. Kelley, 503 Washington avenue northwest, forfeited a $100 bond when he failed to appear at police court Monday morning- to answer a charge of reckless driving. He was arrested at Fifth street and Wash- ngton avenue northwest Saturday night. . y Chris Cerakas, 627 Jackson avenue southwest, forfeited a $25 bond vhen he failed to appear to answer a charge of disorderly conduct. He was arrested Saturday night. Mrs. John Mapakos, 629 Jackson avenue southwest, forfeited a $50 bond when she failed to appear to answer a charge of disorderly conduct. She was arrested Saturday night. Kenneth Murray, Charles City Willard Nessett, 139 East State street, and Walter Heilman, Mason City, were each fined $25 and costs on charges of intoxication. Robert Nnsheim, Mason City and William Muhlstein, Rockwell each forfeited $15 bonds for failure to appear to answer charges of intoxication. Henry Dotson, Mason City, arrested Sunday afternoon and charged with intoxication, had liis case continued. 2? ewfl Â« de P"rtmwt extinguished TV^ nf Z ^ and Snved the building and part of its contents. The house was only a few feet from the barn vJ;^ firc Was Probably caused by spontaneous combustion in straw and corn stalks m the top of the barn, fireman said. Firemen fought the flame with booster tanks on the trucks until cney were able to get water in the line which runs to the sugar beet plant. Two pieces of equipment stayed at the fire from the^ime the call was made at 8:45 o'clock 0? o TM t t t ? r iQ the line was "ached at 9:22 when the combination truck returned to quarters. The other truck remained until 10:30 o'clock A check for 515 was given the tire department by the Farmer's Mutual Insurance company of which Frank Paul is secretary, Monday morning. The. company carried insurance on the farm buildings Mr Moser said he will a i so gi ve the department 515 for answering the call to his farm which lies outside thp city limits. Tlie fire department was called to the C. E. Sherwood home, 702 Jefferson avenue northwest, at 6-36 o clock Monday morning. A chimney was burning- out hut the roof did not ignite and no damage was done. Preferred Claims Are Allowed by Judge Clark Three petitions for preferred claims m the receivership of the Farmers State bank 'of Rockwell were allowed by Judge Joseph J. aft lC '" t ^ hd Jfi r ^ C e" rt , S ^-day BURNS EXPLAINS LETTER IN PAPER AT FORT DODSE Swivel Chair Men, Not City Employes, Are Paid Too Much, He Says. Denial that he intended to say or infer that the city employes of Mason City are getting too much pav was made by Councilman John j. aurns in a letter received by the Globe-Gazette Saturday afternoon. It was what he termed "the swivel chair official" that he had in mind he pointed out in hi.n letter The basis for this letter" was a communication from Mr. ' Burns printed in the Fort Dodge Messenger and reprinted in the Globe-Gazette His letter of Saturday was addressed to both the Messenger and this newspaper and was as follows- 'I am calling attention to a letter appearing in your papers purporting to have been written by me "May I say that no such letter wag written by me. "It is true that a communication was dictated by me for use in tho present Fort Dodge campaign. After dictating the letter I was forced to leave town, and never saw the epistle until it appeared 'in print and never signed it. I was made to say in that letter 'the only reason L, , _. -- " "Â«*.y * i_,u.ai^m that I ran was to try to stop tho raising of the wages of city em- ployes and other excessive expenses in the way of purchasing machinery and other equipment' What I dictated was that the reason I ran was to try and stop tho raising of wages of city officials--not employes. "For the laboring man for whom I have contended all my life I have profound sympathy. For the swivel chair official who does little, but draw an excessive wage I have nothing but contempt. "May 1 ask that the same wide publicity be accorded this letter as was given the previous communication. Funeral Services for Mrs. Peterson Held Funeral services for Mrs. John C Peterson, 503 Twenty-first stree southeast, were held at the Trinity Lutheran church Saturday after noon. The Rev. Oliver L. N Wig dahl was in charge and burial wa m Memorial Park cemetery Mrs Peterson died Wednesday night Palbearers were Joe Douglas Lee Trcvis, Arnold Christensen Thomas Kingman, Douglas Field and Edward Fogel. Songs sung were "We Shall Meet Again" and "Just as I Am." Bancorpqration Head Before Senate Bank Investigating Group WASHINGTON, March 2. (.1)_ The senate banking investigating committee today turned its attention; to group banking in the northwest. J. C. Thompson, general manager of the Northwest Bancor- poration of Minneapolis, a holding company owning controlling stock m 134 banks, investment and cattle loan companies in eight northwestern states, told the committee that competition prevented his company trom 'dominating" the banking situation there. He asserted' the group system had has a stabilizing effect m the northwest. China is never going to be a fullv civilfted country until her bandits become racketeers. -- Louisville Times. Marshalltown Barn and 47 Head of Stock Burned MARSHALLTOWN, March 2 f/P) --Fire of unknown origin Sunday night destroyed a barn on the N. A Evans estate farm near Marietta burning to death 4.7 head of livestock, including 18 head of milk cows. Walter B. Paxon, the tenant, estimated his loss at $4,000. Tailored Up to ,, High Standard -Not Down to a Low Price FRANK FIALA FINE TAILORING 304 South Federal Ave M , - h are the Michael Krelty, $1,212.50; Joe McLaughlin, $385.80. and North K I L - WAX KILLS WAX FOIl SALE BY ALL TAINT DEALERS DR. W. 0. MAUCH DENTIST Weir Bldg;. Phone 872 LARGE GROUP OF WALTONIANS TO MEET IN WINONA Cerro Gordo Chapter to Be Represented at River Discussions. w u n , Gordo , Captor of the Izaak Walton league will be represented at a meeting of the of canalization of the Mi=T s Dpfwiid'w r on the U PPÂ»- MS ": ippi wild life and fish refuge. J. C. Robinson, president of the ocal chapter, and other members xpected to attend. ExpertTM rf the A! ?h ? tatea b u r e a u of fl*erto d the bureau of biological survey vho have made a special study of he subjects to be presented "t the meeting will give reports. This meeting is not to oppose the Â·annel of nine feet but to consider ssibil,t(es for further development f the refuge and to insist that cer- ain undesirable features be rcm- d.ed before dams are constructed here are to be 21 dams,across the Mississippi river from Hastings Minn., to the mouth of the Illinois' " "Brighten Up Have Wood "Brighten Up" your home. WALL DECORATING Any Kind W. K. WOOD PHONE 2489-W , . . iowa Motor company, $102.44. WHY I AM A FORD DEALER admitted Bob Newberry, route 4 was ad- n n - , Schmidt . Â«8, Ninth street northeast, was admitted to Park hospital for treatment Sunday wh^S H l Dry ' De!a ware apartments who hag been at Park hospital for a major-operation, wag dismissed Sun- Jessie Cooper, route 4, Kecsett wag dismissed from Park hospital ounday following- treatment. Nell Kahl, rural, who underwent a major operation at Park hospital wag dismissed Sunday. Â«,^I. arle ? R Â° hr 551 Se venth street southeast, who has been at Park hosp,tal for treatment, was dismissed Sunday. wag ""** CARD OF THANKS We deeply appreciate the many acts of kindness and expressions of sympathy at the time of illness and death of our mother, Helen A Prescott. Mr. and Mrs. George B. Hodges Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Prescott. CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank our friends and neighbors for the beautiful floral offerings and kind . expressions of sympathy during our recent bereavement. Mr. J. C. Peterson and Family. DR. A. OSHANA Physician and Surgeon HHEDMATISM SPECIALIST Office--100 First National Banli Phone 1530 ^Â·Â·Â·Â·Â·Â·i DR. TTs. CLARKf OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN M. B. A. BUg. Phono 2l9a Evenings By Appointment *Y^ --"*-* '"winu, we ivu.u in sales I'eDrti- trucks m one order. Visit our showroom before buying any car --CLAIIENCE SCHUKEI i me. Carl Bendlckson, Lake Mills, wag admitted to Mercy hospital for a major operation Monday. J. Adams, 680 East State atreet was admitted to Mercy hospital for a major operation Monday COAL W.G.BSockCo. PHONE 563 Are Receiving the 126th Consecutive Monthly DIVIDEND You can be informed about this desirable investment by any employe of Peoples Gas Electric Co. BAMBER AUTO BODY SHOP Deck Recovering, Inside Trimming, Panel Straightening, Glass Installing. Phono 8!i5 S15 S. Louisiana You Are Responsible for your child's future. Have'his or her, eyes examined by Dr. H. W. Knutson, O. D. Over J. C. Penney Storu LAIRD SHOE CO. VVlicro Shoes Are Keally Fitted 14 East Stuto ANNOUNCEMENT We have Reduced prices. Have your Cur washed r, f . or groused j / 3 C Sumo Quality Work'' us' Before LAPINER MOTOR CO. F. J. HANLON, President J. E. 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