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MARCH 5 d 1931 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTB IOWA INDUSTRY ADVANCES IN IMPORTANCE, REPORT SHOWS BEUOND WINS SECOND ROUND Captures Several Firsts in Declamatory Contest to Beat Lake Milk BELMOND, March 5.--Belmond .won the second round of the North Iowa declamatory contest with Lake Mills at Belmond. Loran Ridley of Belmond won first in' oratorical and Harlan Calhoun of Lake Mills won 1 second. In dramatic, at Belrnorid, Viola Tucto of Lake Mills won first and Kathryn Blake of Belmond won second. In humorous at Belmond, Aileen Gibbs of Belmond won first and Sybyl Dahlby of Lake Mills was second.. At Lake Mills Lois Traffor'd of Belmond, won first in oratorical. Faye Thompson was first in, dramatic and Miriam Simmons was first in humorous. Judges were Supt. B. C. Beard, C. B. Miller and Mrs. Helen M. Chase, all of Webster City. HERE AND THERE * * * Â» Â» Â» * . * * * * Â» . * * * * Â» Â» Miscellaneous Items From 100 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North,Iowa and Minnesota Is Guest at Cherokee. OS AGE--Mrs. E. J. Scofield is spending the week visiting ' her daughter^ Mrs. Sam Clay at Cherokee. Comes Prom Hillsboro, 'C-'LOYD--George Genk and son, Joe, of Hillsboro, N. Dak., visited at the Peter Halbach home Tuesday. YOUR IOWA One Interesting Fact Every Day About the Stato You Are Proud to Call Your Own! Three Are Candidates in School Race at Decorah DECORAH, March 5.--T h r e e names have been filed for school directors, Mrs. L. K. Knight and B. C. Bailey, present directors, and Norman Nelson. Two are 'to be elected. E. R. Haines, treasurer, is unopposed. The election will be Go to Gmndy Center. MITCHELL--The J. W. Mason family were called to Grundy Center Saturday by the serious illness of Mr. Mason's mother. Honored at Farewell Party. CALMAR--The Stuay club held a farewell meeting Monday evening at the home of Mrs. E. Peterson in honor of Mrs. A. Holmes who Aspects to move to Chicago this week. Arrives in Panama. HANLONTOWN--Word has come to the Ed Escherech family that their son, Elbert, reached Panama after eighteen days sailing from Santiago, Cal. The U. S. fleet will return to Santiago, April 8. Goes to Ames. GRAPTON--Mrs. William Kanzenbach left for Ames to assist in the care of her son's wife and child who are ill. Moves at Kiester. KIESTER, Minn.--Theodore Ry- neirson moved to the Park's place west of town. Are Austin Guests. PLYMOUTH--Mr. and Mrs. H. V. The largest playground 'eqiup- ment factory in the United States is claimed by Iowa at Council Bluffs. Visits With Sister. PLYMOUTH--Mrs. J. R. Mitchell of Mason City has been visiting her sister, Mrs. A. Chesebro. Mrs. Crook Hostess. FLOYD--Mrs. Art Crook was hostess to a number of women at her homo Wednesday. Leaves Hospital. WHITTEMORE--Miss H a 11 i e Simpson, who has been a patient at the McCreery hospital for several months, returned to her home north of town. Leave for Nebraska. GRAFTON--Mr. and Mrs. Irving Huebner left for their home in Ne- b'raska. Mrs. Huehner and. children held at the city hall next Monday. Wilkinson and Mr. and Mrs. George Chesebro have gone to Austin, Minn, to visit relatives. Union Meeting Planned. NORA SPRINGS--There- will be a union prayer meeting Thursday in the parlors of the Evangelical church. The Rev. C. E. Luce, pastor of the Methodist church at Rockford, will speak. Anniversary Is Celebrated. OSAGE--Mrs. Laura. Spaanum entertained the P. E. U. at dinner Tuesday in celebration of the thirty-fifth anniversary of the organization. . Visit at Floyd. FLOYD--Mrs. Fred Miner, Mrs. Ella Lawrence, Charles City and the former's sister, Mrs. Edna Young, Lawrence, Kans., visited Mrs. A. E. Laun Monday. Are From Mankato. MITCHELL--Mr. and Mrs. Joe Curin are entertaining their daughter and family of Mankato, Minn. Were Guests at Ames. HANLONTOWN--Mr. and Mrs. Ed Escherich and Ruth returned from Ames where they 'visited the have been making their home with relatives here this winter. Former Residents Visit. CARPENTER--Mr. and Mrs John Mitchell and Clyde Groner Chicago, called here on their way to Mason City to'attend the funera of their sister, Mrs. Clara Drinkwater. Mr. Groner and Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell were former residents here. Will Go to Board Meeting. GARNER--Mrs. Walter S. Pritchard will go to Des Moines Thursday where she will attend a board meeting of federated clubs held in Hotel Fort Des Moines.* * Is Luverne Guest. LUVERNE--Mrs. Mary Slicker- veer, Orange City, was a guest at the Dr. A. F. Eason home. Mr. and Mrs. O. F. Garnaut moved their household goods to Fort Dodge Monday. , Auxiliary Holds Dance. ALLISON -- About $16 w a s cleared at the benefit dance sponsored by the American Legion auxiliary Monday night. Goes to Waterloo. FLOYD--Mrs. Ed Mapes went to Waterloo Tuesday for a visit with relatives. Principal Goes to Brltt. WHITTEMORE--Miss Lorraine Botsford, principal of the public Returns From IHnols. GRAFTON--Ed Campbell returned from Illinois. Comes From Minneapolis. CARPENTER--C. S. Orwall, Minneapolis, visited his cousin, Carre Lee. Mr. Orwall is a trustee for the National N. L. church. Mrs. Dalil Is Honored. TITdNKA--Members of the woman's federated club attended a luncheon at Brltt in honor of Mrs. O. E. Dahl at the home of Mrs. Mary Baker. Both Mrs. Baker and Mrs. Dahl are former members and former residents of Titonka. Honored on Birthday. ' RUDD--Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sibert entertained in honor of Mrs. Scott's birthday anniversary. Return From Kansus. CLARKSVILLE--Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Nordman and son, Bobbie and her father, Bert Rice of Augusta, Kans., returned to their 1 home after a visit to relatives and friends. Entertains nt Bridge. ALLISON--Mrs. T. Waldo Jungkunz and Mrs. Willard Flynn entertained at bridge at the home of Mrs. Jungkunz Tuesday evening. IOWA CONTRACTS FOR PAVING LET Contracts Include Work in Cerro Gordo, Kossuth, Emmet Counties. AMES, * March 5. (IP)--The state highway commission has announced the awarding of contracts totaling $713,279.70 for the construction of paving, bridges and culverts, rip- rap and overhead railroad crossings, and grading and graveling on the primary roada o f ' Iowa. The contracts were awarded in accordance with the low bids announced Tuesday. The contracts included paving in Benton, Black Hawk, Iowa and Lee counties and all other miscellaneous projects on which bids were received. Otter proposed paving projects in Cerro Gordo, Emmet, Kossuth and Story counties, to cost ?!,081,154.34 on the basis of low bids, were not awarded by the commission, which made no announcement ^ concerning their disposal. DISGUISE FAILS . . - , shaving mirror tellslhe TRUTH T OOK at the tell-tale reflection. Â·^' Too many wrinkles around your neck. Muscles are sagging at your jaws. There's a downward tilt to the corners of your mouth. 'Hair and beard show too much grey. What's wrong with you? Neither mental nor physical work should prematurely age you. Do you ever think of your health? Do you ever take a good vegetable tonic now and then to help resist the strains of "modern living?" You'll find Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery at every drug store. It helps to keep the body's vital organs in healthy balance. Don't forget, "A man is as old as he looks." Every package of Dr. Pierce's Family Remedies contains a Symptom Blank. If you desire free medical advice, fill out the Blank and ranil it to Dr. Pierce's Clinic, Buffalo, N. Y. G. Escherich and Mrs. Yeakel families. Leaves for Great Falls. OMPSQN^R. J. Rpaejb. Great , visiting relatives* here and Lake Mills, left for. his home Tuesday evening Mrs. Dewel Is Leader. FERTILE--The W. C. T. U. wu meet with Mrs. A. A. Elthou Thurs day afternoon March. 12, Mrs. Sophia Dewel will be the leader and the topic will be "Membership." Visit at Austin. CALMAR--Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hofstetter and daughter, Helen, returned from a visit with Mrs. Hofstetter's mother and brother at Austin, "Minn. Society Holds Meeting. NORA SPRINGS--The Womans' Foreign Missionary society of the Methodist church met Tuesday afternoon at the, home of Mrs. Fred Schmidt. Mrs. 1 C. E. Garman led devotions and Mrs. Charles Dinsmore led the lesson. Visit In Iowa City. OSAGE--Mrs. M. F. McGhan and daughter, Mrs. Einer Frederickson, spent the week-end in Iowa City with the Ollie Gilchrist family. Mrs. Frederickson and little son go to Des Moines today to help Mr. | Frederickson select a home. high school, returned to her home in Britt. Miss Botsford has been a patient at the hospital here suffering witij rheumatism She will go to Rochester. - ,Â·Â· Return From Chicago. GARNER^Ed 'Boehnke, Charles Holatz, Conrad Hollatz and Charles Hoeft returned from Chicago Tuesday where they had gone with six carloads of cattle sold on the Chicago market.--' cago market Monday. SORE THROATS serious now * A sore spot no larger than a quarter can spread to the Â·whole throat overnight. Gargle the very moment you feel the least soreness. Physicians recommend Bayer Aspirin for .this purpose. It allays all inflammation immediately. It reduces the infection. Just crush three tablets in ^ tumblerful of water, and gargle well. It's a wise plan to take Bayer Aspirin after exposure to bad weather or whenever a cold threatens. If you ever have neuralgia, neuritis, or rheumatism, you should never be without this quick antidote for all such aches and pains. Genuine Bayer Aspirin is harmless. See that tablets bear the name, thus: ASPIRIN NORA . SPRINGS--Mr. and Mrs. Gail Bailey are the parents of a daughter, Caroline Gail. She is the first child in the family. \ Church Hour Changed, ORCHARD--The Sunday morning church services at the Congregational church will be at 11:30 for the next three months instead of 9:30. This is in keeping with arrangements made with the Ionia ,,_ church which is also served by the her absence. Rev. Alden Read. Entertains Bible Class. FREDERICKSURG--Mrs. G. H. Rollins entertained the ladies Bible class of the Methodist Sunday school at her home. There were 16 present. Many Attend Shower. KANAWHA--A large crowd attended the miscellaneous shower at the L. P. Johnson home Tuesday night in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Rex Simpson who were married last week. . Daughter Is Born. CLARKSVILLE--Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Mitchell are the parents of a daughter boA Tuesday. Move to New Home. GARNER--Dr. and Mrs. R. W. Spect and small son are moving into their new home' on Bush avenue purchased of Mrs. W. H. Ramsay. Mr. and Mrs. Art Wille who rented the Ramsay place are moving temporarily into the home of Mr. and Mrs. Selby Bram's over the Rock Island depot while the Broms spend the month in California. Comes From Soldier. HANLONTOWN-- Mrs. Henry Lehmberg of Soldier is here caring for her daughter, Mrs. Palmer Lee and infant son born to them Sunday. Is Gueat at Cal mar. CALMAR--Mrs. P. E. Kelly of Dubuque was a guest Wednesday of Mr. and Mrs. Jake Becvar. , Visits in Minneapolis. SHEFFIELD--Miss Naomi Constance Boelk is spending the week with friends at Minneapolis. Â·Anniversary Is Observed. C L A R I O N -- T h e International Harvester company, co-operating with the Clarion Implement company, observed the centennial of the first reaper here Wednesday. Leave fo'r Chicago. LATIMER--S. Kibsgaard and son, Harold, motored to Chicago Tuesday night, with a large truck of poultry for market. , Rents Rock Falls Farm. ROCK FALLS--Jasper Brown rented the Chet Stoner farm. Como From Chicago. FREDERICKSBURG--Mr. a n d Mrs. William Beaver of Chicago came Wednesday for several weeks Mrs. J. Francis Allan and Clarence Shirer were awarded high honors. Recover From Pneumonia. PLYMOUTH--Mrs. V. J. Ward who has been so seriously ill -with pneumonia is recovering slowlyc Submits to Operation. CORWITH--Jim Jacobs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Jacobs underwent an appendix operation at a hospital in Des Moines Tuesday. Goes to Davenport. SWEA CITY--Mrs. A. G. Reck left this week for Davenport where she will visit for a month with her mother and uncle. Farm Blaze Extinguished. TITONKA--The Titonka fire department was called to the Berge man farm home to extinguish a blaze in the roof of the house. The home was saved. Ministerial Meeting Held. RUDD--The ministerial meeting was held.at the home of the Rev. A. Christehsen of Floyd. The Rev. C. E. Luce of Rockford had "First Century Christian Fellowship" as his subject. Card Party Planned. ALLISON--Another'of the series of card parties being sponsored by the American Legion auxiliary, will be held on Monday evening, March 9, at the Legion hall. Leaves for Oklahoma. BRISTOW--J. C. Neal of Oklahoma City, who was called here by the death of his father last week, startefl_foE his. home. His mother, Mrs". Barnet Neal, accompanied him and will make her home there for the present. Takes Barber Course. KENSETT--Lynn Bloker went to Minneapolis to take a course at the barber school. Was Given Treatment. CORWITH--Mrs. Lou W. Escher returned Tuesday from Rochester, Minn., where she has been receiving treatment. $10,000 DAMAGE CAUSED BY FIRE Buildings Are Destroyed by Flames on Farm Near Clarksville, CLARKSVILLE, March 5.--Fire at the Heldenmaier farm two miles west of hero last night burned 'all buildings but the housa and caused damage of 510,000. The born, silo, granary, garage, corn, hay and three cows were lost in the blaze. Discovery was made by Harry Cook and Harry Hill, who called firemen. The Rottink family had just moved from the place and the Frank Knapp family, formerly residents between here and Green, had'moved to the place -Knapp had purchased the hay. Discharge of School Head at Glidden Is Affirmed on Appeal CARROLL, March 5. (/P--D. H.. Linton, superintendent of schools in Carroll county, has filed a deci sion affirming.action of the Glidden school board in- discharging Glenn B. Yearous as school superintendent there last -December. Yearous had appeale'd the board's decision to Linion. MANUFACTURING IS RANKED HIGH Frontier Is No Longer at Mississippi River, Survey Reveals. ear Sioux City, last September. ST, ftNSGAR WINS COUNTY DECLHM1 Council at Algona Gives Contract for New Filtering Plan ALGONA, March 5.--The Algona city council awarded the contrac for the new city filtering plant t H. R. Cowan and son of Algona The low bid of 526,000 was receive Associated Press Ptioto Â· After 14 years of masquerading as a cowboy "because it was easier to get along that way" Grace Charlton, 38 (above) gave up her hoax nt Tonkawa, Oklfl., when hunger forced her to seelc charitable aid. As n cowboy, she hud appeared in wild west shows and "punched cattle" in west Texas. from' this firm. The council has al- owed $30,000 for the-building when Airnished. There were 12 contractors competing for this work. Daniel Hart Rites Held at Clarksville CLARKSVILLE, March 5.--Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon for Daniel Hart, Sr., Shellrock, at the St. John's Lutheran church of Clarksville, with the Rev. W. A. Seifkes, Port Clinton, Ohio, a former pastor here, officiating. Burial was at Coster cemetery. AMES, March 5.--With manufactured products second only to agri- . Yearous faces paternity charges 1 cultural produce in Iowa, the na- rot by Miss Edith Cairnes, 19, Glid- lion's industrial frontier is past the en, unwed mother of a baby a!- Mississippi river and into the state, egedly abandoned in a corn' field according to deductions made from -Â·Â· Â· ' Â·.--i-- ' the Iowa industrial survey completed by Anson Marston, dean of engineering at Iowa State college. Iowa has more industrial centers employing 1,500 or more men than any other 'state west of the Mississippi. The excellent systems of Â· railroads, highways and power transmission lines offer these centers opportunity for marked ex- Speakers From Osage Rank I ^ nsi [ y , tho next few ycar3 ' the Second in Contest for Ranks Well in Nation o i i Leading industries in the state OCnOOlS. (rank well in the nation, the outstanding products being washing ST. ANSGAR, March 5.--For the machines, shell buttons, dressed second consecutive year St. Ansgar [poultry and window sashes. In gyp high school won the county declam- SU m production Iowa ranks second, atory trophy. First, second and third while in canned corn it varies be- places were given since each creel- I tween first and third, its so many points to the school. One-half of the nation's washing The schools represented in this con- machines come from Iowa and in test were v i Little Cedar, Mitchell, some years more than one-third of Osage. Otranta, St. Ansgar and the dressed poultry. Riceville. St. Ansgar took first with Moat Packing Largest 11 and Osage was second with fl Meat packing is the largest single points. The contest was held in industr yin the state, its products the local high school auditorium. In approximating $240,000,000 in value, dramatic first went to Irene Swan- The nex t nme j n ra nk are: Cream- son of Osajre, sec.oncl to Edna Cock- I g l .i eS| 567,000,000; iron and metal, ex- rum of Little Cedar nnd third to c ' lug j Tj ^ O j agricultural implements Edna Mundt of St. Ansgar. The and'Washing machines, $62,000,000; first place in oratorical went to pr i n ting and publishing, $38,000,000; Edwin Tribbcnsee of St. Ansgar, washing machines, 534,000,000; ag- second to Arnot Sine of Otranto and ^cultural implements, $32,000,000; third to Clarence Tesch of Osage. f l o u r a n j g r a j n mills,: cereals, flour In humorous first went to Carl nna f ce ^ Si 25,000,000; forest prod- Zuehl . of . St. Ansgar, second to an d feeds, $25,000,000; forest prod- Florence Owen of Osace, and third uctg| $26,000,000, and sugar and to.Doyle Johnson of Mitchell. Each syru ps, $21,000,000. contestant winning a first pln.ce I -j Rn other industries, with prod-' was awarded a medal. Judges were ucts aggregating 580,000,000 are list- Mrs. W. H. Biederman. Mrs. F. M. ed Several of these figure prom- Humohrey and Mrs. R. E. Romey j nen tly in tlie national production of of Mason City. Is First Chamber 1'rcsidcnt. tractors, threshing machines, pumps, harness, brick and .tile, fountain pens and cloth gloves and mittens. OP)-- ATLANTIC, March 5. (/D--Sam 1 Cut in Gasoline Made. Childs, local merchant, is the first BURLINGTON, March Club Ifl Entertained. president of the Atlantic Chamber Two cent "^ '" S* 3 ^TM O th- CALMAR-The Bridge club was of Commerce, which was organized made by two Companies today. UUi evening by recently to supercede the Greatex- or firms arc expected to toiiow wmi 1 Atlantic club. I a similar reduction. entertained Monday Mrs. Mclvin Orke at aer home. ON'S Leaves for California. OSAGE--Miss Elizabeth Jacobs left Tuesday for California where her niece, Mrs. Beth Jacobs Slee, is ill from heart trouble. Mrs. Gladys Birum ' Elman will substitute as teacher in Miss Jacobs' place during Leave for Rochester. BANCROFT--Albert Schiltz and son, Lawrence, left Monday for Rochester where Lawrence will enter tlie Mayo clinic. Leave for Chicago. RUDD--Mr. and Mrs. George Andersen and Mr. and Mrs. Nelse Jacobson and children left Tuesday morning for Chicago. Will Live at Hutchinson. THORNTON -- Mrs. George Cramer, who has been visiting at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Forsyth, has gone to Hutchinson, Minn., where she and her husband will make their home on a farm. Mission Society Meets. THORNTON--The Woman's Hoy;e Missionary society met at the home visit at the Lloyd Kennedy Harold Beaver homes. of Mrs. A. G. Heddle Tuesday night. Mrs. Sadie Collins led the lesson in place of Mrs. Berkshire. Avril Alberty was devotional leader. Ladles Aid Meets. KENSETT--The M. E. Ladies aid society met at the C. Hildretb home Wednesday afternoon. Returns From Rochester. CORWITH--R. L. Whittaker returned Monday from Rochester, Minn., where big wife is recovering from an operation. Honored on Birthday. KANAWHA--The immediate relatives of Miss Eleanor Goodrich enjoyed a dinner at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Goodrich in honor of her birthday Tuesday evening. The .room was decorated in red and white with early spring flowers for table decoration. Recovers nt Brltt. BRITT--H. H. Mullin, who has been ill for about three weeks is now recovering. He has had the flu and sinus and ear trouble. He is still confined to his home. Taken to Hospital. COULTER--Mrs. E. M. Anderson became seriously ill Monday with an attack of gallstones and was removed to the Lutheran hospital at Hampton for treatment. Live at Clarksville. CLARKSVILLE -- The Charles Ackerman family has moved from the farm home west of Packard to Clarksville. Conies From Dayton. BRISTOW--Mrs. R. M. Black oÂ£ and Dayton is visiting her parents, the | Rev. and Mrs. J. F. Hedges. Our Annual Showing and Sale 4 ' Advance Models SPRING COATS TYPES OF COATS Classic Coat with Long Fur Scarf Coat with Flat Fur Tailored Coat Collarless Coat Dress Coat with Roll Collar of Flat Fur Such a Low Price Because: --With winter coat stocks depleted, a store like Damon's must do business regardless, hence this annual advance sale of new spring coats. --Of course exceptional values must be offered to induce early shopping, and when we say that no greater values have ever been featured in this advance sale, we are not stretching it a-bit . . . If you question this statement. . . come and see for yourself!