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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 4, 1931
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w EMPLOYMENT GAINS MASON CITY GLOBK-GAZETTB RAIL CAR SHOPS INCREASE LARGE Enthusiasm Is Observed in State Ove^ Prospects of Business. BBS MOINES. March 4. (INS)-Employment in Iowa reversed its downward trend in February and climbed back for a gain of 7 pe cent compared with January of this year, according to the monthly em ployment survey prepared by H. V Hoyer, l state labor commissioner tix of the nine largest cities of Iowa snowed an increase in labor oyer the figures of:the preceding month.' Waterloo was first among the cities of larger:population with an increase of 5.3 per cent in its number of laborers over the first month of the year. Others showing' favorable trends are Sioux City, 2 per cent- Burlington, ,2.2 per cent; Dubuque, l.§ per cent; Cedar Rapids, 0.5 per cent and Davenport 0.3 per cent. - Losses were registered in · Des * Moines with a drop of 1.1 per cent; a Ottumwa, 1.7 per cent and Clinton | 1.4 per cent. j Railway car shops led the -way j for other industries by showing- an MARCH 4 · 1931 HE RE AND THE * . · · * . ; - · · ,, · . . , , * · . » * , · .v . - ' · · _ · · . » , . · · » Miscellaneous Items From 100 Globe-Gazette 'Correspondents YOUR IOWA ^ - - - . -- . . £··*·. wuw · ** VJtLl^JJUJ" ment. Iron and steel works gained j 4.4 per cent, lumber products 3.1 per i cent and textiles 2.1 per cent. j Reports from over the state indi- j cate more enthusiasm over business I prospects altho some disappointment and depression was noted, possibly because too many have optimistically waited for this period t bring better times and improvemen has been comparatively slow. Grassfield Covers 1,150 Air Trip in 2 Days to Waverly . WAVERLY, .March 4.--Coming 1,150 miles from Florida in two 'days, Paul Grassfield, who recently resigned his position as director of the aviation bureau of the Florida state Chamber of Commerce, re- , ; *--·«*«*,*. tjt. ^_w»i_ijj_nji V** rts~ turned to Waverly and is expected to engage in business' here. Grassfield, first Waverly man to own an airplane, left Jacksonville at 8 a m., hit Murphysboro, Tenh., at 5 p m: for an overnight stop, left at 7 a. m. ( for. Evansville, Ind., anrt reached Waterloo at 3 p. m. His average speed was 85-miles an hour. Rudd City Officials Dominated at Caucus i ^ -*«* ,-.TMA caucus was si- ^---?-j'%. »The'follow- jg men were placed in nomination: Mayor, Harry Schrader; town treasurer, Olaf Klemesrud; town clerk, Fred Mueller; assessor, D. M. Kerlin; council members, William Hans, Louis Clay, George Brandau and Robert Lodge. Dougherty Students Give Music Recital DOUGHERTY, March «4--A music recital was presented Sn the opera house by St. Patricks students. Superior Sister Mary Tm- m'aculata,' music Instructor, taught the students. The band numbered 32 school students and one alumnus Joe McLaughlin. A violin quartet composed of Kathleen Adams, Ellen Sweeney, Josephine and Dorothy Cunningham, accompanied bv Irene Dougherty, pianist, gave a piece and Mary Donohue offered a reading, "The Young Musician." Many Changes Made . in Joice Vicinity JOICE, March 4.--Mr. and Mrs. Alfred.Petersburg anfi family moved to Ottumwa, Minn.; Misses Pearl and Charlotte .Holmes to Lake Mills. Mr. and Mrs. George Evans ·will-move to a farm near Ventura, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Slattum and family to the Holmes farm, Mr. and Mrs. Selmer Haroldson and family to the farm Siattums .vacate, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Evans and family and William Haroldson to the .Haroldson farm, Mr. and Mrs. Ole Charlson and family near Tenold,'and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar . Bang will move to the farm Charl- sons vacate near Bristol. , v Is'Moved. SEXTON--Herman Wise moved the Sexton postofflce to his store from the Otto Neuman store. .; Second Son Born. MELTONVILLE--Mr. and Mrs Llwellyri Gordon are parents of a son born March 1. They now have two boys. . . Second, Boy Born. HANLONTOWN--Mr.' and Mrs. Palmer Lee" are the parents of an eight and one-half pound son born to them Sunday. This is the second bov in the. family. Will Serve Dinner. GOODELL--The Rosary society will serve dinner Thursday noon in the town hall. Goes to Eldoro. KANAWHA--Fred Roblin spent the week-end with relatives and friends at Eldora. 21 Horses Shipped. LELAND--A car of 21 horses was shipped here from Grenora N Dak., Monday. *' ; ' . " · toss End of Finger. GOLDFIELD^Toy, 3, son of Mr. md Mrs. Alfred Anderson-had to have his finger-tip taken off while at play recently. Will Discuss Reading, . LELAND--The topic for the Parent-Teachers meeting at the schoolhouse Friday evening is "Reading tor Profit and Pleasure," Feme Wyhns, primary teacher, and Mrs! A. D. Branstad will speak. Mrs. Maria Holland will give current events. Groups of children from the grades will sing. Leave for California. ROCKFORD--Mr. and Mrs! Floyd Ho well and baby and Mrs. ·· Alvin Lohr ad son, Ned, left Wednesday morning by auto for Fontana, Cal where they were called by the serious Illness of Mr. Howell's mother, Mrs. Charles Howell, a 'former local resident. They will visit relatives in Los Angeles and expect to be gone about a month. Visits Grinnell Student. GARNER--Mrs. C. H.'Schissel returned .yesterday from Grinnell where she had spent four days with ler daughter,'Marian, a student in ie college. While there, Mrs Schissel attended the plays "Hamet" and "Twelfth Night" given by the Ben,Greet players. ' - . " " . Submits to Operation. IRVINGTON--Mrs. Hattie Bur- Ungame who was taken to the Koa- suth,hospital, Algona, several days ago for an abcess in one side, has undergone an operation for its removal. - ^'Returns toSfePaol. · MARBLE ROCK-iMlsa s Florence One Interesting Fact Every Day About the State Sou Are Proud to Call Your Own! lows, factories have more than $405,000,000 invested in plants Ind TM ancf " ner y- Tfcey employ'more than 73,000 persons and :have an annual pay roll of ¥100,000,000. in North I6wa and Minnesota Comes From Fort ' , w · . apent Saturday .an, Sunday with reativles and .friends CWA ^? From Rel «leck. SWALEDALE-- Mr. and Mrs t h M e as mo the Mann farm north of town. Sewing Club: to Meet. meets Thursday at the home of Mrs' Julia Anderson. _,,· Go. to Waukon. WODEN--Mr. and Mrs. Dale Rittenhouse and daughter Joan and and Bernard Ludeking spent Saturday and Sunday visiting relatives at, Waukon. . S : Attend Best Rites. . ' ^ *-* A-NSG.A.R 1 ---2tft*«' find "MV^ ^! Whiteman and granddaughter' Anchey Hendrichson at- the funeral of Mrs. Best at W f -- r. and Mrs. Al dtv S? £' -^ es Motees - s P ent Sunday m the home of the former's sister, Mrs. Floyd DunkelberTMMr Miller has recently purchased t drug store at Des'Motaes. Sherburne. Return From Alabama. ALGONA-Mr. and Mrs. n o n Anderson and daughter, Mrs. Loleen Simmons returned Sunday from a month's visit at Mobile, Ala. .They made the trip by car m XJiven Farewell Party. ALEXANDER-At the home of Mi -.and Mrs.- John Modderman Jr gathered a number of neighbors and fnenda to give them I farewell party. Mr. and Mrs. ModdermanTre Belmond ' There were , Lorraine -' m a z home and with the McAdams family in Mason City D r Is Born baby girl was born T _ . Guests at Kanawha. KANAWHA-- Mr. and 'Mrs. Otto Shursbn of Mason City were Sun- at the W/ J. Bilbsey , Campbell who visited her sister, Mrs. Prank Smith and their brother] Arthur Campbell, returned Monday to St. Paul. Myrtle Gives Play. ' -, GORDONSVILLE,' Minn: -- The Midway P. T. A. of Myrtle, Minn., are giving a home talent play "A Worthy Vagabond" at the* hall Wednesday evening. Mrs. Shutz Is HI. GLENVILLE,' Minn.--Mrs. August Shutz has been ill the last few days. i Again In Marble Bock. : MARBLE ROCK--Mrs. W. C. Smith who submitted to a major op- eratlon at Mercy hospital,' Cedar Rapids, returned home Saturday. Her sister, Mrs. Nora Hutches of Chicago, accompanied her home. Entertains Delphian Club. BELMOND--Mrs. H. J. Williams entertained'the Delphian club at her home.Monday night.' ' ' * - Taken to Hospital. AREDALE--Miss Earla Mae -,,,, Ytelt With Parents. '. _ S WALED ALE-- Mr. and Mrsf T Streyeler of Rowan and Mr. and of Popejoy r/ and Mrs . . : . · . . . Is in Critical Condition ROCKFORD-Tommy McCarthy small son of Mr. and Mrs.' Harold in M erc y rom n Are Haniontown . their son* Dr. Galen Sellers and girl friend of Minneapolis were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Schneiter. " Farmers Near Hayfield / Make Several Changes HAYFIELD, March 4.--w H Stiniker ia moving to the Neicz farm)near Eagle Lake, Joe Kublska and bride will occupy the farm he vacates; Charles May is moving- to the northwest quarter of section 20 George Christiansen to the farm he vacates and John Lewerki to the Tirnan farm; Quentln Geddes to the farm now occupied by A. R. Olson and Dan Pigman to the farm va cated by Mr. Geddes. John Etze moves to the Robert Clark farm Players Honored at Bancruet MITCHELL, March . 4-Th Parent Teachers association o Mitchell consolidated seHools, gav a banquet in honor of the high school basketball team in the schoo auditorium. PAT APT? STARTING XTf\l^f\\^H, SATUBDAY 'ILLICIT Jorgea was-taken to the Lutheran hospital at Hampton Monday for medical treatment Miss Jorges has been Buffering- for the past two months with rheumatic fever. Move at Latlmor. LATIMER--Mr. and Mrs. Alva Muhlenbrick and family moved this week from Latimer to the Will Frete farm four miles east of town. Fred Schreuder moved to a farm in O'Brien county, and David Steenhard moved into the residence vacated' by Fred Schreuder and family. Guests at Hutching. HUTCHINS--Mr. and Mrs. C. T, Larson have been entertaining Mrs. Larson's father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Nelse Vorland and her sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Nelae Thompson and Mr. and Mrs. Homar Spangler, all of Eagle Grove, and another sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Warner of Dea Moines. Go to Victor. GARNER--Dr. and Mrs. Thomas McMahon, Elmer and Hazel, motored to Victor yesterday to spend the day with Mr. and Mrs. James WenUand. . , Goes to Oklahoma. IRVINGTON--Mrs. Jack Devlne left for Oklahoma with her mother for several weeks visit among relatives. Visit at Humboldt. GORDONSVILLE Minn.--Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Low and children are visiting Mrs. Low's mother, Mrs. Fevold and other relatives at Humboldt, Iowa. While they are away Mr. and Mrs. Otto Low of North wood are staying at the farm. From Qrundy Center. MARBLE ROCK--Mr. and Mrs Ralph Fink and family of Grundy Center spent Sunday in the Harry Fink home. Suffers Nervous Breakdown. BELMOND--Mrs. C. F. Nolle is quite ill at her home in Belmond. 3he Is suffering from a nervous jreakdown. Taken to Iowa City. AREDALE -- George Hammond was taken to Iowa City Tuesday or treatment. _ . The work of collecting, Borting and mending- clothin^ for the drought sufferers by the civic committee of the Red Cross headed by Mrs. Charles Hanson as chairman, is progressing, , , ·· ' Officers to Be Named l- DUMONT-The W. M. A.' of 'the U. B. church wilt hold an all dav meeting Friday with Will Grinera There will be a playlet and election of officers. On Way to Chicago. ROCKFORD-- Mrs. H. B. Wilson is visiting in the W. G. Wilson home enroute to" her home in Audubon from Chicago. Were In Belle Plalne. ROCKFORD-- The J. W. Johnson family .returned from an extended visit with relatives In Belle Plalne and will take up their residence on the east side. Returns From Wisconsin. SEXTON-- Carl Paltz returned from Hartford, Wis. ; Move to Waterloo. · ROCKFORD ^-- The Herman Reams family moved to Waterloo where Mr. Reams has been employed. - . ' . . . . Is Slowly Improving. MELTONVILLE--oiaf Thompson, son of Mr.. and Mrs. John Thompson, who has been ill with pneumonia, is slowly improving. Honored at Shower. HANLONTOWN-- A post nuptial shower was .given for Mrs. Alvin Bray, a recent bride. The newlyweds moved Monday to the Elmer Bray farm two miles northeast of town. Were:In Cedar Rapids. i GOODELL -- Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ruka and children returned !!rom a week-end visit with relatives in Cedar Rapids. Kindergarten Class Starts. KANAWHA-- The kindergarten class started Monday with Mrs. Morgan as teacher. Will Live In Woden.' FOREST CITY-- Mr. ', and Mrs. Carle Sunde-who are soon to leave this community were guests at an afternoon party in their honor at the parish house by the members of the women's society. Mr. Sunde, who has been employed at the Thompson yards at Forest City for the past five years as second man has been promoted as manager in a yard at Woden, for the same firm. Visited for 10 Days. WODEN-- Miss Anna Smith who spent the past IQ-days at the home of her aunt and utfcle, Mr. and Mrs Robert Turner at Charles City, returned home. Visit Near Mankato. HANLONTOWN-- Mrs. C H Thompson and mother, Mrs. Rung- ham are visiting in the Clarence Humm home in Mankato, Minn. Visit at Carpenter. CARPENTER--Prof. F. V. Culbertson and family, Waverly, were week-end visitors at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Culbertson. l Is Somewhat Improved. ST. -ANSGAR--Miss Erma Kuhel who has been absent from school on account of illness Is somewhat- improved. Visit at Mankato. ALGONA--Mr. and Mrs. William Howie went to Mankato Sundav to visit their daughter, Loretta, who Is a student at Mankato business col- ege. Is Honored Guest. FOREST CITY-Mrs. Carl Sunde who is leaving next Monday for Woden where she and her husband will make their residence, was the guest at the afternoon party given by Mrs. Hlnderlie at tieparLnage} Returns to Goodell GOODELL--Mrs. Vida Gee Con? Ian returned from Marshalltown where she visited her mother, Mrs Rose E. Houghton and family. IN LABOR SURVEY OF IOWA ROAD WORK FOR WRIGHT PLANNED Gravel Will Be Placed on Highways; Eridges to Be Erected. CLARION, March 4.-- W r 1 K h t county has' ar, extensive road program laid out for i'931, including gravel on 47% miles of county ' COUNSEL FOR SENATE ' ' co ua and 10 miles of county trunk Wl " be arraded; immet Threshers Plan Same Prices ESTHERVILLE, March 4. (JP-- rniform prices, for threshing in rnmet county have been agreed pon by, county threshernien in a eettog held here. The · thresher- en agreed to average of 3 ents a bushel for oats and barlev cents a bushel for wheat and rye id 13 cents a bushel for flax ma- ine run. The thresher would fur- sh fuel and oil. A uniform cut prices from those in force last ear was opposed at the meeting Associated Preai Photo Former Gov. Alex J. Groes- oeck of Michigan was selected as one of the counsel representing the senate ia Its forthcoming court fight over the right of Chairman Smith of the power commission to his office. Red Cross Nurse Starts Work in Belmond Schools BELMOND, March 4--Miss Wilhelmina Gelseman came to Belmond from Peterson 'to take up her work as Red Cross nurse In the Belmond schools. Miss Geiseman served Belmond in this capacity for throe months out of the year, for several years. Iowa and Minnesota Divisions of Illinois Central Consolidated PORT DODGE. March 4. (#^-j T. Stanford, superintendent of the Iowa division of the Illinois Central railroad, has announced that his divisional office will be consolidated with that of the Minnesota divisin tt f( ? c «y e ,, Thursday. Stanford said that W. S. Williams, general superintendent of western lines, will have charge of the new office. WOMAN DIES ON VISIT IN NEVADA Body of Mrs. Quackenbush to Be Brot to Rockford for Interment. NICHOLSON, 78, NASHUA, IS DEAD Man Succumbs ,to Pneumonia Attack While Visiting in Wisconsin. n i » ' March 4-- David Nicholson, 78, resident of Nashua for the past 15 yearsf died in a hospital Mr £f, MUla ' WJs " Mw "5ay night TM* * cho TM° n acc °mpanied his son, John, to Wisconsin for a visit one week ago and was taken ill with pneumonia soon after his arrival there. His wife- and son, Roy and William were with him during Tis mnes The body will be brot to f ° burial - He i3 survived ROCKFORD, March 4--Word has een received- by friends of Mrs s-rmina Quaekenbush of her death at the home, of her son, Robert, at Ballon, Ney., where she had gone uring the holidays for an extended visit. The body is expected to ar- ive Friday and funeral arrangements will be announced nendinE- he arrival of relatives. JVill Give Bureau Program. HANLONTpWN, March 4 --Han- ntown talent will put on a Farm ureau program at the Bchool audi- ·num Tuesday evening March 10 speaker has been procured for the rening. Two Divorces~Granted at Court in Allison ALLISON, March 4.-- Gladys Delker of Clarksvme was granted a d ? e ° rge Delker of Greene P Edwar l3 Tuesday T n h n ' ce case Of John Priem, Jr., vs. Gladys Priem, nlnS C6 Was ranted to ^e plaintiff on grounds of cruel and inhuman treatment. The grand jury convened Tuesday. No indictments were returned. Mrs. Jester Given Divorce OSAGE--Mrs. Peart Jester was granted a decree of divorce Monday from her husband, Earl Jester J ve circled the globe with the Fleet --says Chesterfield © 1931, Liccrrr MYEU'TOSACCO Co. you'll find me at the crossroads store When Jack's ashore he's liable to be going several places at once! But there's one thing Navy men can get together on--whether in Hong Kong, Seattle, or Newtown Center: Taste is what they want in their cigarettes-the taste that cornes from milder and better tobaccos, and from nothing else! They know their cigarettes, these men of the fleet That's why Chesterfield is the -Navy's choice! " -TOR NINETEEN ye*rs, our Research Department hw kept intimate touch with every new development of Science tint could be applied to the manuftctute of cigarettes. During this period there has been no development of tested value or importance to the smoker which we have not incorporated into the mating of Chesterfield cigarettes. Liggett Myers Tobafco Co. They Satisfy --that's Why!

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