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Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, March 30, 1934
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARCH 30 1934 Mason City Merchants Give Congratulations LARGE DEPOSITS TAKEN IN FIRST DAY IN BUSINESS Celebration Planned for Saturday Despite Weather. CLEAR LAKE, March 30.--A steady stream of customers visited the First National bank today on its opening, congratulated its officers and made use of the service it extends the community. A large amount of deposits was received during the first day. The lobby offered a festive appearance with scores of beautifu flowers and plants when had been sent congratulatory to the new In stitution. A group of local mer chants and banks from neighboring · towns were represented in this ar ray. * Plans are "oeing made to carry ou I the celebration as planned on Satur I day despite the disagreeable wea ' | ther conditions. Open house will b held at the city hall and a street program is still scheduled with the high school band. A parade will be held providing the snow does not ''. block traffic, according to the committees in charge. Officers and the board of directors were, at the bank during the day to meet the customers. Mason City merchants joined with the local group in offering congratulations to the new institution and its officers. ANDY KIRK FEATURES 1934 OPENING in honor of Mrs. May Bowman's birthday. . George Baldridge is spending this week in Minneapolis where he has a booth showing his line of shoes at the spring style show. Miss Amy Steffin plans to spend Easter vacation in Cedar Rapids with friends and at her home at Waukon. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Volstad and Miss Helen Stuntz plan to attend the funeral of Miss Velma Tutton, 21, at Buffalo Center Saturday. Miss Tutton died from injuries received in an auto accident and is the sister of Miss Bernice Tutton, Lincoln school teacher here. CLEAR LAKE BRIEFS Clear Lake Churches Dance Clear Lake Country Club. Sat., Sun., Mch. 31, Apr. 1. Ea. 40c. Mrs. Frank Trager and two to 'leave Saturday where they will . daughters plan for Oskaloosa METHODIST Passion week sen-ices, Friday topic, "Seven Last Words From the Cross." A dark service with several special music numbers. Instruction classes with pastor n charge. Easter Sunday, church school at 9:45, with special^offer ing for world worship at 11 for skaoosa w spend the Easter vacation with Mrs. Trager's mother. Catholic Ladies Aid bakery and service. Mornin; with baptism o ' food sale Kenyons Dairy Sat., March 31. M. C. Bydson spent Wednesday and Thursday at Sumner where the T. L. Sears Construction company will begin work soon. Colonel A. Johnson, Chicago, has arrived to spend Easter with his I parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Johnson, South street, and with his sister Mrs. George Sheridan. Mr. [ Johnson; ~-whp;, ; .formerly attended .·school in CleafiLake, is now a trad- ,,-»·*». TJuont nf-rr-rtr-- ·" ~ ^Mrs/Flossie Skeilenger has accepted a position at the I. G. A. store-at-Mason City. The library Beading club will hold its regular meeting Monday afternoon, April; 2, at the library WOrHLUU ill. ·"··*- " ----£- children, and adults, confirmatioi ceremony, reception of members o profession of faith and by letter Special music by choir. Jumo league at 2:30, Dorothy Riner, su perinendent. Intermediate leagu at 6:30, Mrs. H. A. Lyons, superin tendent Senior league at 6:30. evening worship at 7:30, with sermon by pastor. Pantomime, "Challenge of the Cross," and "The Old Rugged Cross" by Charlotte Wol- CLEAR LAKE, March 30--Andy drk and his 12 Clouds of Joy who vill be the feature attraction at the peniag of the Surf ballroom on West Second street Monday night omes direct from a five month engagement at the Kansas City's pop- ilar El Torreon ballroom. Features in this sensational Negro hand are the Three Shades of Song, a vocal trio with voices that blend to produce sweet harmony; Mary Williams, pianist and queen of the ivories; Benny Thigpen, the ace drummer of his race and a whole show in himself; Benny Webster, a tenor saxophonist, who is one of the most modern technicians of the age. The band travels in its new 22 oassenger parlor car bus and carries its own public address system. The orchestra world reports Andy Kirk and his band as the hottest type of Negro musicians, who have developed their own style of music which is played in a danceable mood for the average person. Among their engagements are the Roseland ballroom, New York City; Pla-Mor ballroom, Kansas City; A.mphitheater, Duluth; Avalon, LaCrosse and others. They have played in battles of music with Ace Brigode, and the Virginians, Glen Gray and the Casa Loma band of New York, Benme Moten, George E. Lee, King Oliver and others. C J Fox, manager of the ballroom is arranging a schedule of =ome of the prominent bands for this season. A large crowd is expected ! o attend the opening. Letters of in- '-om ail parts of the state r_ j -u,, Viiwi aolHnor BEER DRINKERS TO ESCAPE TAX Brew Will Not Be Subjec to State 2 Per Cent Sales Levy. DBS MOINES, March 30. LT) Beer drinkers will escape the 2 p cent retail sales tax effective April 1, under a tentative decision of the state board of assessment and review. However, purchasers of nara liquors and wines at state owned stores will be required to pay the tax under the tentative ruling, J.' W. Foster, board member, said to- Beer already is subject to a state tax of $1.24 a barrel, but no state levy is imposed on hard liquors and EASTER CANTATA WILL BE GIVEN r e m i n e n t Local Soloists Are on Lutheran Program. CLEAR LAKE, March 30.--The enior choir of the Zion Lutheran hurch will present the Easter can ata, "Life Everlasting." at' th hurch Easter Sunday at 3 o'clock The text of the cantata is by Ren Srommer and the music score by H W. Petrie. It depicts in song an music the story of the resurrectio and the promise of everlasting life The program follows: O p e n i n g chorus, "Darknes Reigned," soprano soloist, Maxin Christensen and tenor soloist, Clifford Vik. Duet, soprano and baritone, 'Come Only Salvation," by Florence Ashland and Max J. Olson. Chorus and quartet, "Easter Dawning," Edna Ashland, Gladys Lomen, C. 0. Lomen, Max Paulson. Soprano solo and chorus, "Easter Tidings," Edna Ashland, soloist. Solo and chorus, "Ye Slow of Heart," Florence Ashland, soloist. Offertory, "Open the Gates of the Temple," Knapp; solo by Max J. Olson. Chorus. "Life Everlasting. 1 ' Contralto solo, "Earth Could Not Hold Him," by Gladys Lomen. Quartet. "Crown the Rissn King,' by Edna Ashland, Viola Bless, C. 0 wo«K COMPLETED D ease Re-Elected for Superintendency of Lake School System CLEAR LAKE, March 30.--Directors of the Clear Lake school joard met Thursday night at the iigh school to hire teachers for the coming school year. Contracts were given out Friday morning and will be returned after spring vacation. C. A. Pease was given a contract to act as superintendent of schools for another year. a e r n , - , clubrooms instead of at the home of Mrs. Roscoe Miller. Don Phillips, student at University of, Iowa, Iowa City, arrived Thursday night to spend Easter vacation with his parents, Dr. and Mrs. A. B. Phillips. airs. Ben Cottrell and son, Gene, |are spending Easter holiday with Mrs. Cottrell's parents near Waterloo Ir. and airs. F. E. Moffett entertained a small group at dinner Thursday afternoon. The group included Mrs. Julia Cobb, aged 84 mother of Mrs. Moffett; Mrs. James Sneesby, aged 82, aunt of Mr. Moffett, and Mrs. George Hill, aged Si an aunt of Mr. Moffett. airs. Flossie Skcllenger, East Di . , vision street, was granted a divorce from Howard Skellenger on ground of cruel and inhuman treatmen March 2 before Judge J. J. Clark Mrs. Skellenger was given the cus tody of the two younger children ·and the father the older one. air. and Mrs. Orren Porter visited their new grandson, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Franklin at Garner, hursday afternoon. The boy weigh- ig eight and one-half pounds was ttUKgeii v^iuaa wjr ~..«-- ford and Greta Chappell under the direction of Mrs. A. C. Rorvig.-B. W. Riner, pastor. CONGEKGATIONAL Good Friday services at 7:30, by candlelight, Communion and reception -of members, baptismals. C. R. Wood will' sing a solo. Easter services--Sunday school at 10. Morning services at 11, with Knights Templar of Mason City s guests. The cantata will be given at 11 under direction of Mrs. W. L. 3ennett, and sermon on "Easter," bv pastor.--W. B. Milne, pastor. ZION LUTHEKAN CHUBCH Communion services Friday night at 7:30. Confirmation class Saturday at 9. Sunday school 9:45 with classes for all ages. Festive Easter services at 11. Sermon theme, 'Jesus Lives," Matt. 28:1-S. Music by the vested junior and senior choirs. An offering to the budget will be received. Reception of new members. At 3 o'clock the senior choir will give an Easter cantata, "Life Everlasting." At 7:15 the junior choir and Sunday school will present their Ester program. Ladies Aid will meat Thursday April 5 at 2:30.--H. O Urness, pastor. BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN Song service before morning wor- have been received by him asking :-j opening date. Knutson Will Address Groups at Muscatine, Davenport, Dubuque CLEAR LAKE, March 30.--C. A Knutson, candidate for republican nomination as governor, returnee Thursday from a week's campaign trip. He opened an office at De Moines and made a trip to Sioux City where he worked outlining hi procedure in that part'Of the state He plans to leave Monday for Dav enport, Dubuque and Muscatin where he will speak at mass meet ings next week. He will remain i town for the celebration of the open ing of the First National bank Sa urday. He is president of this ne nstitution. wines. A barrel of beer retails for about $30 which would bring 60 cents under retail sales tax, leaving a margin of 64 cents credit. The board said today that such nargins of credit cannot be trans- erred to other articles sold by the aerchant in order to reduce the eneral sales tax paid by his store, his rule applies to all articles on ·hich credit for special taxes now evied exceeds the new sales tax. While sellers of beer will not be equired to charge the sales tax, hey will be required to keep proper ccounts and records under the new eer law, submitting a quarterly re- jort and an annual income tax re- nort. Lomen, Max J. Olson. Soprano solo and chorus, "Prais Him," Florence Ashland, soloist. Trio, "Teach Me to Love Thee, Edna Ashland, C. O. Lomen, Ma? Paulson. Bass solo, "The Great Example, by Max Pauson. Finale, "Joy to the World." Easter Dance to Be Held at Clubhouse CLEAR LAKE, March 30--Plan are being made to hold a big Pre Easter dance at the Clear Lak Country club Saturday night. Ham ilton and his orchestra, favorites o the south, will furnish the mus r for both Saturday and Sunday. Frye Elected Heac Schools at Lonerock LONEROCK, March CO. -At a meeting of the Lonsrook school board Wednesday, Coa-u V. V. was elected superintendent for the coming- school year. Mr?. Viola Bishop wes re-elected for music and junior high; Evelyn Behvmann for fifth and sixth; Mabel Howe lor thivd and fourth; an:! Florence Householder for first and second. Injured Cranking Cur. NEW HAMPTON, March 30.-Ray Hugel, New Hampton farm youth, suffered a broken arm Wednesday when an automobile backfired while he was cranking it. Ingredients of Vidts VapoRub in Convenient Candy Form VICKS COUGH DROP CLEAB LAKE, March 80.-E. B. Stillman returned Friday morning from Chicago where he made final reports on the conservatorship of the First National banU. Officers of the institution consider Mr. Stillman's efforts as conservator of the bank as playing a most important part in the opening ot the bank. His work with the bank was concluded with its open doors today. Clear Lake Calendar Saturday--Catholic Ladies' aid bake sale at Kenyon's. Dance at Clear Lake Country club, Al Hamilton and his orchestra playing. Sunday--Dance at Clear Lake Country club, Al Hamilton playing. Special Easter services at the churches. Monday--Opening dance at Surl ballroom, Andy Kirk and his 12 Clouds of Joy playing. Congratulations to Clear Lake and Community on the occasion of the reopening of The First National Bank of Clear Lake and on the fine service which thereby becomes available under its excellent directorate /? Get to Know iirls' Band to Play at Party at Billy's Casino CLEAR 'LAKE,' March 30.--A special attraction is booked for Saturday night at Billy's Casino on the south shore. Bene Mmcey of Mason City and her seven piece girls' orchestra will furnish music for this party. Turner Invited to Speak at Grinnell GRINNELL, March 30. (IP)--Dan, W Turner, candidate for the republican nomination for governor, has been invited to speak here next Wednesday night. A group of Poweshiek farmers are sponsoring the visit. Tremendous Reductions in BUS RATES MASON CITY to ONE WAY St. Paul .. - | 2-35 Des Moines | *·*» Kansas City · - f 5.2o Ames f 2-00 Cedar Rapids $2.80 Waterloo $ J-'" Los Angeles $25.20 New York $23.DO Bus Fares to Other I'olntj Are proportionately as J»«". rhonc 97 for Information Jefferson Transportation Company BUS Depot at 16 First Street S. W Mason City, Iowa FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF CLEAR LAKE Easter Specials Individual Molds--Lilies, Chicken, Egg, Babbit Babbit Center Bricks Special Easter Cake PHONE 115 r i t prn Thursday morning and has Been named Robert Porter Frank- slin. 'This is the fourth child in the Sfamily. 1 airs. Ella Porter, K. N., who has *heen caring for a patient at Forest ^fsty the past seven weeks, has re- urned to her home here for a rest. Miss Mayrae Christ plans to spend ft part of her Easter vacation with relatives at Cresco. Miss Esther Porter who is attending Hamilton's Business college at Mason City returned to her home Friday to spend Easter with her oarents. Vaiiss Edna Hadley plans to leave 1 feday afternoon for Ackley where jae will spend the week's spring vs, Jation with her father. The aiisses aiayme Christ and ., Mary Considine entertained a small ''jroup at dinner. Wednesday night 1 ship will be substituted for regular Sunday school service. Preaching and Holy Communion at 11. Evening services at 7:30. Ladies' Aid meets Wednesdy, April 4, Mrs. Lars Flom and Mrs. Osmund Voag serv ing. Prayer meeting Thursday, 7:30 --S. M. Stenby, pastor. ST. PATRICK'S CATHOLIC Mass at 10. Confessions Saturday 4 to 5 o'clock.--Edward Supple, pastor. Old-Time Revival. Choir practice Friday night. Saturday at 7:30, "Why I Believe m Resurrection." Sunrise communion 7 o'clock Sunday morning. Easter Cervices at 11, topic, "The Road to Emanaus," at Gospel tabernacle. Services at 2:30, with baptism, topic, "Buried with Christ." Services at 7:30, topic, "Civilization at a Crisis."--Chauncey Mervin, evangelist. Christ Scientist. North East Street Sunday school at 10. Morning services at 11. Wednesday services at 8. Church of Christ. I. O. O. F. hall. Sunday school at 10. Singing and communion at 11.-- SUCCESS TO YOU FIRST NATIONAL BANK Frank Long. S. S. Supt. of CLEAR LAKE Clear Lake is also to be congratulated for musical achievements--particularly for the laurels the band has won under the able direction of John Kopecky. IT HAS BEEN OUR PLEASURE TO SUPPLY INSTRUMENTS TO VARIOUS MEMBERS OF THE CLEAR LAKE BAND AND WE ARE PROUD OF THEIR ATTAINMENTS A S O 9 , 1 rmite t for Clear -- 11 CLEAR LAKE We join North Iowa in extending you heartiest congratulations upon the OPENING of your First National Bank! NORTHWEST SAVINGS BANK MASOM CITY IOWA ^ HEADQUARTERS FOR ROTH VIOLINS CONN BAND INSTRUMENTS Gibson GUITARS, MANDOLINS BANJOS RCA VICTOR RADIOS - VICTOR RECORDS Complete Line SHEET MUSIC and BOOKS PIANOS GRUNOW REFRIGERATORS VANCE MUSIC CO. Clear Lake First National Bank RE-OPENED FRIDAY, MARCH 30,1934 VSV?X~~ \ We Wish the Officers and Personnel of this Institution Every Success! EVERYTHING IN MUSIC 124 NORTH FEDERAL AVE. PHONE 79S MASON CITY LAKE RAIL ) CLEAR OAD

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