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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE MARl CENSUS REVEALS CROP INCREASES FOR PALO ALTO County Has 347,147 Acres, 1,883 Farms, Shows Official Report. WASHINGTON, March 5.--Big increases in the' corn and barley yields In Palo Alto county, Iowa, were shown in a statement issued by the director of census. In 1929 corn harvested for grain was 4,289,145, bushels as compared with 3,065,596 bushels in. 1924., Barley harvested in 1929 amounted to 334,' 579 bushels, a big Increase from the 1924 harvest Which was 48,599, Production of other Palo Alto irops in 1929 were:, Oats, 3,758, 235 bushels; rye, 68,215 bushels; mixed grains, 99,973 bushels; hay, 30,041 tons; corn cut for silage, 21,856 tons; potatoes, 65,402 bushels. In 1930 there were 1,883 farms In Palo Alto county; with a total of . 347,147 acres or' an average of 184.4 acres a farm. Land and buildings in 1920 were valued at 576,198,155, $53,337,856 in. 1925 and at $41,343,818 in 1930. tanfl Value $32,773,481 Land alone was valued in 1930 at $32,773,487 and buildings at ?8,570,331. Of the total number of farms" 711 were operated by owners, 21 by managers and 1,151 by tenants. Most of the farms are in the classification of from 100 to 174 acres, there being 784 In this group. Crop acreages for 1929 were: Corn harvested for grata, .117,116; oats threshed for grain,: 98,785;' barley, 11,180; rye, 3,517; .mixed grains, 2,548; hay, 22,187; corn cut for. silage, 2,609; potatoes, 712. *v/. ! Land Classes Usted . w , ' . 'Classes'of land in 1930 for Palo Afto were: Crop land, total, 275,160; harvested,; 273,228; crop failure 1,114; idle, 818; pasture land, total, 53,689; plowable, .29,134; woodland, 3,251; other, 21,304; woodland not pasture, 1,000; all other land, 17;298. " Livestock figures for 1930 in- Palo Alto were: Horses, 11,317; mules, 652; cattle, 29,777; milk cows, 12.773;- hogs, 47,055; chickens, 304,098. Smootls Now Dean of Senate; Haugen Has Served Longest WASHINGTON, March 5. Iff)-Senator Smoot of Utah has became the-dean of tha senate. This camejabout thru the retire * ment of Senator Simmons of 'North Carolina after 30 years bf service in the senate and of Senator Gillett of Massachusetts after 38 years in congress. Gillett, however, served but one term in the senate. Smoot's record of 28 years in congress is' exceeded. only by that ot the dean of the house, Haugen ot Iowa, who today completed 32 consecutive years as representative from .Iowa. . Daughter of 'Aimee McPherson Married , to Purser on Liner LOS ANGELES, March 5. UP)-F. C. Winters, business managerjpf Angelus Temple, .said today he had received a cablegram from Aimee Semple McPheraon, evangelist, telling of the marriage in Singapore of her daughter, Roberta Semple McPherson to 'William'. Bradley Smyth, purser on the liner which carried Mrs. 'McPherson and her daughter to the Orient. His age was given as 23. The bride Is 18. Many Families Near ,, Meltonville Move MELTONVILLE, March 5.-Some who have moved or will finish this week are: Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Nels Gordon, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dockum, Mr. .and Mrs. George Demaris, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Vincent, all of whom still stay in the community, while Mr. and Mrs. Lester Hall go near Northwood, Mr. and Mrs. Charley Shepley to Marshalltown, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Mueller to St. Ansgar and Mr. and Mrs. L. D . Brunner to Rock Falls. New Zealand Professor Will Study at Iowa U IOWA CITY, March 5.--New .Zealand has turned to the University of Iowa for guidance in educa tional problems which have puzzled institutional officials of the antipodes. From Osage university at Dunedin, Prof. G. B. Thompson came to Iowa City. -He announced that, for his study in the articulation between secondary schools and universities, he has chosen Iowa as. one of the nation's moat representative state institutions. Program Is Presented at Meeting of Rudd Society, RUDD, March' S.T--The Wesley an Methodists held an all day missionary meeting at the Max Nauman home Tuesday. Dinner was served to 27. The scripture was read by Mrs. Witzel. Esther, Mary and Tillie Nauman read about missionaries of Africa, India and Japan. Addle Walbaum read "A Widow's Trials." Esther Nauman gave a report of the convention at East St. Charles. The meeting closed wifh a song and a prayer by Mrs. Witzel. , 1931 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Cage and Stand For For Both There's a choice of three decorative color combinations-green and Bronze, coral and black, ivory and brown'. So easy to afford a new one during this Demonstration Event. ong Did you know you could.get them for so little? Real Rollers, trained to sing, and such cheerful pets, too! 10 qt. SPRING DEMONSTRATION SETTING A HEW STANDARD N: OF THRIFT FROM COAST TO COAST Water Bottle and Syringe 00 TOWELS Double thread turkish towels that are 22x44. Colored borders in rose, blue, gold, helio and green.' ' GAS HEATER $A95 A large double coil gas heater that is unequally economical. New burner uses less gas and heats quicker. LINEN CLOTH Imported Linen Crash lunch cloths, 54x54 inches, .with colored borders in blue, gold, rose and green. OIL MOP and OIL 49c Big triangle mop that gets in every corner. With l/jj pint of floor- oil. Beginning March 6--G| By Spring Value Demonstration we do not mean a Sale. Usually when tl| word Sale is used, it implies that a clearance is going on at reduced price! This is entirely different. Every item we have advertised .in this Demonstrfj tion is new merchandise. Our vast army of buyers have been shopping and w! have accumulated the greatest array of values that we have ever been able ts WRENCH SET $O95 Socket wrench set consisting of 40 pieces in enameled metal case. THE CLOCK IS FREE 48c Plain'socks, no better, usually cost this much. And'rarely do you find them with, embroidered clocks for less than Â§1.00. PAIL - 9c each POCKET WATCH "Railway" style, thin model with unbreakable crystal. 30- hour. Keeps good time. WRIST WATCH Men's 6-jewel chronium plated, luminous dial, with open link wrist band. Watch and Chain 95 E c o n o m y King WITH Electric Motor PLAIN BEARING $ 50 REGULAR $106.00 ' i "Economy ^King' r is v "equar' r to any cream separator at any price. It is as close skimming, as light turning and as easy to clean ! Built extra heavy for longer life. 30 day trial. Easy terms with small carrying charge. Six jeweled watches with raised gilt figures on the dial, and fine Waldemar chain. COPPER BOILER Pure 11 oz. copper. 14I/ gallon capacity. dÂ»O Qrt Fitted cover pÂ£**JO COFFEE MAKER 89c Serve your family the most delicious kind of coffee known. This Drip coffee maker has a capacity of 9 cups. itinuing Thru March 14 1 joffer. They were Bought Right and have been Priced Right to you. We, (therefore, urge you to be on hand Friday, March 6th x while our stocks are /complete as they cannot be duplicated at these prices. When a number is sold /out--that ends 'it. So be on hand early. Because Sears bought thousands of these good quality combination fountain syringe and Tiot water bottles, you can now save nearly one-half. Stepl| $1 ooi Everyone said it was l i possible to make 5-fJ ladders as good as these! sell so low--so Sears ir/J them. ers Knives and Forks $Q98 Set Set of six knives and forks of stainless steel, handles paneled in white pearl. ElectrSp Stove 9 H KITCHEN SETS Electric Iron Chromium plated electric iron, Aveighing 6 Ibs. Cast sole plate. Mica element. Cord and plug included.. Electric Toaster Flip-flop type toaster that is chromium plated. B a k e l i t e -J^ajidles, mica^ element. Detachable, cord and plug. 75 Kitchen Scales il. 25-pou $1.00 Glass covered dial. 25-pound capacity. Green,enameled. $O49 . The Value Event cuts A price on this double bufii --sold nationally at $6,50 !l Fully guaranteed. Buy ai 'Â· $ 1 45 Â·IL A pound of fine floor a cotton pad^fgr'app =iiiÂ»Â«k-i5}ieejp-Â»?ot^pa'G-j:o ishing--and a floor new. All for so little Set Stainless carving Icnife and fork. A stone sharpener goes with them. axer PARING KNIVES WAX_ ^Tjro ^r^hree inch faring knives ot sharp stainless steel I r that need no scouring. HARDWOOD CL01HES PINS BALL and GLOVE $1 95 Horsehide leather ball glove and baseball of horsehide cover, linen stitched and rubber center. Fielder's Choice Full size, half leather lined, and w i t h leather welted seams, this glove really belongs in the $3.00 class. A STROKE! $O98 EACH Balanced steel Â· shafted b'ras- sie, driver and spoon. Aluminum back weight. Sears 9 Lowest Price Since 1912 for Guaranteed 2.20 Blue Denim MEN'S OVERALLS and Jackets Matched Golf Sets C SET 1^^^^TMTM OWIVnBN9HD Set consists' of Midiron, Mashie, Mashie Niblick, Putter and Niblick. Chromium plated heads. BOYS' SHIRTS Boys' dress 1 shirts of newest spring patterns in pre-shrunk broadcloth. One left breast pocket. the Garment Overalls, 30 to 44 Waist Jackets, 30 to 46 Chest (ONLY 3 GARMENTS TO EACH CUSTOMER) Sears went to a famous weaver with an offer to buy a Irainload of 2.20 weight white- back blue denim immediately, at a price. He said "O..K." and we saved there. Now it's your turi\ to save on these roomy, full cut garments with triple-stitched seams that refuse to rip (your money back if they do!) Coat Style Work Shirts Full cut--and roomy--these work shirts are tailored of extra tough chambray. All points of strain are triple stitched. SPRAYER Price TWO FOR 88c m m Good Quality Compressed Air Sprayer. 45 Pins in Box Limit 2 Boxes ALARM CLOCK 89c Indian Alarm Clocks with concealed bell.. box HERE'S A TOP VALUE A $39.50 Waterproofed, with unbreakable visors a n d genuine leather sweatbands, they are the equal of $1.50 caps in every detail.. Â· Â· R A N G E ! 50 Clothes Basket 39c Oval split maple clothes basket. 12x18x27. Light and sturdy. StainUBs Steel Esi .Stainless steel slicers, yers and long handled . ing forks never need sccl ing--Take any one at low price. IRONINGBOARD TOILET PAPER 4 rolls Soft and absorbent toilet paper. - Each roll contains 1,000 sheets. Cash Delivered /Also Sold on Easy Terms With Small Carrying Charge Who else could offer a gas range like this for so little? Sears' buying power makes such a difference!--especially in a stove with 4 big burners, a rpomy oven and broiler, and full porcelain enamel finish in green and iyory. White pine adjustable top. This ironing board won't tip, won't wabble, won't show wear. With coarse, medium anJ fine knives. Sears' ValuiJ Demonstration price save every household at lea 75c. ALUM. SKILLET 79c Heavy weight for long wearing, cast aluminum skillet. 8-inch size. A VALUE FIT TO BE TIED 69c With silk lined ends, these are hand tailored in patterns and colors you associate with $1 ties. MEN'S SOCKS 6pr.for Men's fancy rayon and cotton socks. Sizes 10 to 12. 5 patterns to Â«hoose from. SPORT JACKETS 59 100% Pure Wool Sport Jacket. V neck, elastic rib stitch, two pockets. SPADE A strong, practical hollow back spade. You'd pay $1.00 for it at most stores. BELT and CHAIN Genuine cowhide leather belt with chain and enameled belt buckle. A beautiful set and at Value Demonstration-price. YOURS FOR $ 3.25 Barrow with leak-proof, seamless ateel tray. Holds 3 cubic feet of dry material. HAMPER r \ l A generously big holder for the laundry, chain-woven, of double thickness maple strips, 27 inches high. 4-Quart Size Aluminum cooker of tli waterless type, saves eve? drop-of flavor and food va .ue; priced for this Eveii Double- Boiler 68c Good weight aluminum, double boiler with bell bottom. IVJj-quart capacity. TIRES MOUNTED FREE BATTERIES INSTALLED 12-14 FIRST ST. N. W. MASON CITY, IOWA TACKLE BOX $ An all-steel, olive drab enameled box suitable for fishing tackle, tools or skid chains: Tray has removable partitions. BOYS' CAPS 88c Value is demonstrated by the waterproofed fabrics in spring patterns. DRESS SHIRTS $ 1.14 Large assortment of broadcloth shirts in plain white and colors and beautiful fancy patterns. . WORK SHOES $ 2.50 Pr- Good weight work shoes with chocolate retan uppers, heavy compo sole, plain toe, Goodyear welt. Here's a Triule Screen-Grid Silvertone Radio at the Lowest Price on Record! 50 Less Tubes Also Sold on Easy Terms With Small Carrying Charge Sears bought thousands of fine walnut veneer cabinets at less than half price. So there will be thousands of marvelous new Silvertone Radios \n American homes Uiis week--bought in this Event at the lowest Silver- tone price on record. A tone control and a 12-inch matched super dynamic speaker are included. COMPLETE WITH TUBES, Â§57.50 rot M SPECIAL SELLING OF WALL PAPER ROOM LOT For 12 x 14 Ft. Room Big Range of Patterns Without Ceiling $ 1.00 With Ceiling $1 SPECIAL at A CLEAN UP New corn brooms, colored handles, specially priced for this event. . MOP SET Two big, soft floor mops and a pint of renewing oil. Save 50c on the set. WE GUARANTEE SATISFACJ OR YOUR MONEY BACK STORE HOURS: DAILY - SATURDAY 8 to 5:30 9 to 9:30 TELEPHONE 6(54 SEAT COVERS Good grade material in very attractive patterns. Coach and Sedan size. Sponge Chamois Sponge and chamois wrapped in cellophane. Sponge 6i/ 2 x7", chamois 15x20. JCYCLE Our "Collegiate" Boy's Bicycle is one of the winners of our Value Demonstration. Double bar n'everything. VELOCIPEDES WERE $5.98 With balloon tires, red saddle, tinkling hell. Enameled red and green. A once-in-a-blue-moon buy. 80 COUNTIES IN MINNESOTA GET MUCH STATE AID Payments Are Greater Than Amounts Collected in Â· Form of Taxes. ST. PAUL, March 5. W)--Eighty of Minnesota's 87 counties received more froVn the state in various 'orms of aids raised by taxation than they paid 'In taxes to the stats during the last fiscal year, accord- ng to an analysis made public by State Auditor' Stafford King-. His study showed seven counties, Sennepln, Ramsey, St. Louis, Brown, Murray, Nobles and Slbley, contributed .--urns in excels of that returned to them. St. Louis, because of taxes on iron ores, showed the largest sum paid over that received, 51,010,018. Bcltrami Received Most. This compariea with $907,353.57 by Hennepin, .f453,773 by Ramsey, 58,293 by Brown, $6,930 by Murray, 53,654 by Nobles and $2,015 by Sibley paid in excess of that received. Beltrami received the most over the amount contributed in taxes, $242,274. Eighteen other counties re- . ceived , 5100,00 or more over tfte sums paid. Sums paid out by the state Included the following purposes: Apportionment from the general school fund; one-third of the state gasoline tax; distribution of the state road nnd bridge fund; state aid to schools: federal aid to schools dis- Lributed by the state; public school library aid; county agricultural society aids; livestock premium for boys' and girls' club work. i Poultry Associations Helped. Aid to poultry association; the 10 per cent county share of the state inheritance tax; wolf bounty claims; alllowances for expenses of sheriffs e in certain cases; distribution of the income from the taxing of cigaret licenses; distribution of the tax on Insurance premiums; common school land aid; aid to evening schools; stute armories, buildings and re- nalrs; Minnesota. general hospital expense. In all the state paid out of its treasury to counties 515,909,492.31 exclusive of 5395,630 paid in state aid to county sanitorium districts. The state levied in direct taxes, payable in 1930, $12,524,337. In addition, the state collected other taxes which were paid out as aid in part and which accounts for the fact that the figure representing: distributed aid is larger than the direct tax levied. Southern Minnesota Listed. TTor Freeborn county the total payments from the state treasury for the year ending June 30 were $158,054.97 and the state tax levy. for 1929, payable in 1930, amounted Â· to $141,642.65. The total amount received by Freeborn from the state in excess of taxes paid to the state was $16,412.32. Faribault county payments from the state treasury were 5164,552.96, the state tax levy was $124,104.55 and the amount received from the state was 540,358.41. Payments from the state treasury for Mower county were ?172,OG6.5T and the Btate tax levy for this county was $147,536.08. The total received by this county from the state was 525,120.49. Osage Father, Son Banquet Arranged OSAGE, March 5.--The Father and Son banquet will be held Thursday evening- in the parlors of the Methodist church with covers laid for 200. The Lions are each taking 1 a son. Earl Penney ia chairman of the committee of arrangements for the event. The Rev. T. P. Solem of the Osage Lutheran church is toastmnstcr. Dr. S. E. Ellis is the main speaker of the evening 1 . A novelty musical number by Lloyd Samuels and a cornet, baritone and piano trio by Bruce, Bob and Josephine Kingsbury supply the special music. An interesting- feature in the nature of a demonstration of the Shaffer method of resuscitation given by J. R. Payton of the Central Power and Light company. Educational Methods to Be Used in War on Heart Disease, States Smith IOWA CITY, March 5.--Successful educational methods which have comfoatted tuberculosis soon will be used In the war against heart disease, it is believed by Dr. Fred if. .Smith, head of the department in the theory and practice of medicine at the University of Iowa. Heart ailments within the past five years have caused the clealli of more persons than any other disease, he said, but in many cases heart trouble is preventable and curable. Communicable infections bring- some types and fatigue nnd undernourish^ ment are dangerous adjuncts. Several at Kanawha Move to New Homes KANAWHA, March 5.--Mr. nnd Mrs. Lyman Nelson will move to their new home which they purchased formerly occupied by Ernie Brummund and his mother who moved to Corvvith. Ora Hanson moved to the farm occupied by the Harvey Severson family who moved to a farm southeast of town occupied by the Anton Benson family. Mr. ant! Mrs. John Cooper, Jr., moved to the VanderPloeg farm and Mrs. Heglnml and son, Raymond, who lived there moved to Williams. The Michelson family who lived northwest oÂ£ town moved to town.