Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 2, 1939 · Page 12
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 12

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, March 2, 1939
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1 KENYON'S STORE HOLDS PREVIEW IN NEW BUILDING Merchandise From All World Displayed in Innes Store Basement When the Kenyon's store was opened in Mason City three years ago, it was on trial. A. W. Ver- beckmoes.and his son, W. Kenyon verbeckmoes, were seeing if there was a demand in Mason City and north Iowa for rare imported cheese, meats, etc. Wednesday night they held their preview opening in the basement of the new Innes store for merchants of north Iowa and showed one of the most modern, one of the largest stores of its kind to be found in the mid-west. This store wholesales as well as retails these rare products, which come from many ports of the world. The store, completely air- · conditioned and artificially cooled ass some of the finest equipment of its kind. 'Refrigeration Room A natural refrigeration room, with a capacity for one carload ot cheese, has been constructed .0? Livergood Bros. WATCHES - DIAMONDS EXPERT WATCH REPAIRING DIAMOND SETTING under the sidewalk. This room Mr. Verbeckmoes considers, is his greatest asset, for here he can place cheese purchased during the summer months and it will be cured by the time it is ready for sale in the winter months. The room is provided with slat shelves, made especially for the curing of cheese. The temperature of this room is never too hot or too cold. Refrigeration is one of the most important features of this imported cheese and food products store. The exceptionally long row of refrigeration cases necessitates compressors at each end of the building. Home Baking Home baking and Jewish breads are sold in the front part of the store.,There is also a delicatessen counter where salads, salmon loaf, etc., may be purchased. Imported sausages and meats from Italy, Sweden, Norway, and other countries and long lines of Italian cheeses are displayed. Known by the public as the ['Cheese Store," it has specialized in many kinds of imported cheese, meats, and delicacies from all over the world. There is imported ham from Denmark, Poland, Sweden, Nm-way, Italy, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Holland and other countries. There is Danish and English bacon, and many others. The tops of the refrigeration counters are also cooled so that merchandise displayed in the open is kept as firm as in refrigeration. Seafood Handled The seafood department, operated by L. R. Watkins, is one of the features of the basement. Seafood from all over the world is sold here. Cuttle fish from Portugal, squids from the east coast, scallops, Mississippi catfish, southern frog legs, sable fish from Alaska, black cod, lobster, blue HIM M A S O N C I T Y We are proud to have had a part in the construction of this fine store. PAYNE PLUMBING AND HEATING 319 First Street N. E. Phone 1250 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE points, pike and perch from Canada, turtle and eels are all found here. Mr. Watkins plans\ater to install an aquarium, where Rainbow trout will be kept and prepared for the purchasing public on demand. The seafood department has an especially prepared cleaning room, a chill room, and sharp freezing room. Mr. Watkins and his em- ployes will bone fish or prepare them ln any way a customer wishes them prepared. Sandwich Bar A salad and sandwich bar is also provided in the basement where any of the products in the store may be'-sampled. This bar is operated by C. E. Busch and is one of the most attractive and complete in the city. More than 300 kinds of sandwiches, made from imported products from all over the world may be purchased here. Many kinds of rare dishes may be had and Mocha and Java coffee is served and salads are served in quaint wooden bowls. There is also a lounge room in connection with the bar that tends to make this spot the meeting place of Mason City for lunches and afternoon stops. Attractive displays cover the entire basement area. Even the supporting columns contain merchandise, lighted from behind. Merchandise is displayed on oval type counters and each counter is departmentized. 6 Are Accused of Transporting Safes in Funeral Hearse DETROIT, (IP)--The arrest of six men accused of transporting stolen safes in an undertaker's hearse to an Oakland county cottage where the strongboxes were opened at leisure was disclosed by police Thursday. Police said the gang had committed 50 burglaries in which the loot totaled more than $50,000 within less than a year. They said the safes were dropped into deep water of Stony lake, near Oxford, Mich., after their contents had been removed. Detective George Nos worthy said five of the men in custody lad confessed and implicated the sixth, a Detroit undertaker who denied any knowledge of the gang's activities. STORM CLOSES BANK LUVERNK -- Luverne's only bank, a branch of the Humboldt and Savings bank was closed all day Tuesday on account of the alizzard. The cashier and bookkeeper were both in Des Moines and unable to return because-of the storm. Others in Des Moines attending the Golden Glove tournament, besides Mr. and Mrs. Authur Hof and Miss Dorothy Linde- bah .were Milton Worby, Albert Schneider and S. R. Baker IIIEI M A S O N C I T Y , Congratulations on your beautiful new store. Damon's welcomes you to Mason City, and we are proud to know that you have chosen this city as your future home. We know that your fine institution will be a credit to Mason City and North Iowa. Dflmorrs AUTOMATICALLY CONTROLLED YEAR 'ROUND j AIR CONDITIONING Will Make You Comfortable While Shopping m the New Innes Store, of Course!, F R I G I D A I R E EQUIPMENT was usecl and we consider it a distinct honor to Kave been chosen by the owners of the building to make the installation. We welcome Mr. fnnes and associates to Mason City and congratulate them on the opening of their beautiful store. RAY E. PAULEY CO. Phone 963 INNES STORE IS TO BE OPEN TO PUBLIC FRIDAY Mason City's Newest Department Store Is Modern Throughout Friday the Innes department store, 9-11 North Federal avenue, will be opened to the public. It is one of the most Modern stores of its kind in this section of the country, rivaling stores in cities o£ much greater population. Don Innes, manager of the new store, has selected the personnel for his store from Mason City and north Iowa, with the exception of John Morrison, office manager, who comes to Mason City from Cedar Rapids, and Walter Masters, display manager, who comes to Mason City from Decatur, 111. Mr. Innes is from Peoria, 111., where he was merchandise manager for Clark and company for a number of years. Approximately 75 persons will be employed for the opening of the store, but Mr. Innes expects to employ about 30 persons regularly through the year, except for rush seasons. , ,, Modern Throughout Unquestionably modern throughout, this store is as attractively designed and as artistically arranged as any of the exclusive shops of large cities and yet Mr. Innes plans to carry merchandise within the purchasing power of the average person. All counters and furnishings are of modern motifs and the wood work is finished in Philippine mahogany, j Costume jewelry and flowers are to be found at the first counter inside the twin doors of this modern department store, which has already made a name for itself on Federal avenue by its "twin marquees." Attractively Arranged The center department on the main floor, attractively arranged so that it is in view from the mezzanine floor, is the long double counter for displays of hosiery, bags, gloves and handkerchiefs. Sweaters and blouses, lingerie and corsets are featured on the northside of the main floor o£ the store and neckwear, scarfs, infants wear, children's shoes and girls' dresses respectively are shown on the southside of the store. The women's shoe department is located immediately at the rear of the large center counter on the main floor. This will be one ot the main features of the store, stocking only the better grades of women's shoes. Millinery Department In a secluded area in the southeast part of the store on the main floor will be the millinery department. While another area separated from the main part of the store has been set aside for the ready-to-wear department. The Innes store will be associated with Norman Cassidy of Des Moines in the ready-to-wear department of the store and only the finest lines of ready-to-wear garments will be stocked. . On the second floor of the mezzanine across the entire front of the building is the Beauty Salon of Mrs Elizabeth Myers, one of the finest and most up-to-date beauty salons in this section of the country. linens. Bedding The department for linens and bedding is on the south side of the balcony and the department for curtains and draperies is located on the north side of balcony. Small rugs and floor coverings are to be found at the rear of the balcony. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Zoulek re- cen , Hy .,? £ Chica g°. have arrived and will be in charge of the wash dress department, which will be THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 1939 13 ing Into Sprints Peerles s 15 Cent Pattern West Nineteenth Street, New York City By Diana Day ·U q R q n ^ 34, 38, 38 and - !s u eSig u ned for sizes 12 ' 14 16 . 18 . 2 « years, 30, 32 -:nches bust Send 15 cents for this pattern Sprina *o not send to Mason CityTbu* "9 West Ninefeenth off from the balcony at the rear o the store. There are many attractive features throughout this air-condi tioned and properly lighted modern store. Mr. Innes plans a service such as is found only in the large department stores of large cities and has provided for adequate meeting places for the shop ping public. Man Goes on Sitdown Strike in Fire Tower HOFeetAboveTrees CRANVON, Wis., (IP)--Ciyce H Spencer, chairman of the town o Lincoln, Thursday started a nev. kind of sifdown strike--in a 11 feet high fire tower--protesting policies of the state conservation commission. Spencer, 35, a member of the Forest county Conservation committee, climbed to the lofty tower on Sugar Bush hill and announced he would "stay until Easter" i necessary to convince the conservation commission it should open fire lanes leading to lakes in this county. The commission ordered the protective lanes closed to public traffic last summer. Spencer believes .they should be opened to permit easy access to the lakes by tourists, fishermen and others. Cat Adonis Four .Pups HOT SPRINGS, Ark., (U.R)-- "Minnie the Moodier" is now "Minnie, the mother." The cat, pet in the kennels operated by Dr and Mrs. Albert A. Houseley here adopted four Pekinese pups wher their mother died. 425 South Federal Ave. AIR CONDITIONING HEADQUARTERS IIIEI M A S O N C I T Y . .". OUR CONGRATULATIONS ON THE OPENING OF THIS BEAUTIFUL' NEW STORE WASHED AND SCREENED SAND AND GRAVEL WAS USED IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE RULE-PAGE BUILDING I D E A L SAND and GRAVEL INC. Four Are Nominated at Caucus in Chapin CHAP1N--At the school caucus held Monday evening there were four candidates nominated for a three year term each to succeed T. B. Hamilton and L. F. Heuberger whose terms expire. Mr. Hamilton and Mr. Heuberger were nominated and also E. A. Fredericks and Mrs. Ferdinand Sanders. Why remain silent and bored in a group of strangers when you can start a general conversation by mentioning your stomach trouble?--Davenport Times. DISTURBED AT NIGHT? JF you have disturbed sleep, irregularity of urination or burning and soreness caused by excess a c i d , you may need a diuretic stimulant such aa Dr. Pierces A-nu- ric:. The action of A-nuric in flushing ,, M A r · .% kidneys, diluting acid and relieving irritation has given relief to thousands of mm and women. Mrs. Ida Kunlitl Cement Block, Rapid Citv. S D eays i · I had to gel up three and four tiroes a night. I got i bottlt of Dr. Fierce's A-nuric and by the time tic bottle was gone I did not hive to get up at night. I took another bottle and now I feel fine." Ask " tad * y for Dr - Pitrcc '* A - 1,000 Operators of Minneapolis Elevators Are Out on Strike MINNEAPOLIS, (U.PJ--Elevator service -was at a standstill in 33 Minneapolis public office buildings Thursday as nearly 1,000 elevator operators, janitors, window washers and watchmen went on strike for shorter hours and higher wages. The walkout was staged late Wednesday a f t e r last-minute peace negotiations by Mayor George Leach failed to bring employers and representatives ot the Building Service Employes union, an A. P. L. affiliate, together. Only public buildings were affected by the strike, as elevator operators and other workers reported for duty in buildings which do not rent space to outside business concerns. Short-wave radios are not permitted in Japan. Military authorities fear the Japanese public would hear too much Communist and pacifist propaganda. 7 Man St. Paul Theft Ring Gets Sentences Totaling 235 Years ST. PAUL, Minn., OJ.R) -- A seven-man St. Paul theft ring Thursday had collected an aggregate total of 235 years in prison for a confessed series of 20 Twin City burglaries and holdups. Judge Hugo O. Hanft handed out the following sentences in district court: Simon Ogris, shoe store robbery, 10 to 40 years; Nick Mebved, same charge, 4 to 20 years; Ray Moosebrugger and Lawrence McDonald, clothing store burglary, 10 to 40 years; Leo Gifford, streetcar holdup, 5 to 15 years, and George Ltebhardt and James Conley, streetcar stickup, 5 to 40 years. Michigan Birth Rate Rises LANSING, Mich., (U.R)--Michi- gan recorded its highest birth rate in eight years and second lowest death rate in history during 1938. The statistics show the birth rate was 18.70 a 1,000 population. The death rate was 9.9. IIIEI M A S O N C I T Y , CONGRATULATIONS on the opening of your fine new store! Here's wishing you the Best of Success. 20-22 East State Street ie Van Ness Co Phone 17 I I I I I WELCOME TO MASON CITY , . and we join this community in extending congratulations and very best wishes. The First National Bank OF MASON CITY, IOWA 70 YEARS OF SOUND BANKING IIIEI M A S O N C I T Y KENYON'S 'WATKIN'S · BUSCH'S CHEESE STORE SEAFOOD MARKET SANDWICH BAR BEST WISHES FOR YOUR SUCCESS! We are happy to welcome you all to Federal Avenue in Mason City's most modern store. It has been a pleasure installing the electrical equipment and wiring in this fine, new building. C J. SMITH ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION 12 Second Street N. W. Phone 3250

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