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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 1939 27 It's Farm Land Time--Properties Now in Demand! List Yours Below Death Notice* 1 SHEEHY, John E., 46, was killed near Osceola, Mo., Wednesday night in a motor car accident. Funeral rites will be held at 10 o'clock Saturday morning at the Holy Family Catholic church, with Father Maurice Sheehy in charge. The Meyer funeral home in charge. Funeral Directors PATTERSON Funeral Home. A service tor those who care. Ambulance. 322 M. Wash. Phone 1140. Optometrists 11 CONSIDER your eyes as a business asset and you won't let them depreciate by neglect. Dr. Knutson, Weir Bldg. Cafes 14 FOR SALE--Small cafe in well established town. Pop 4,000. Write K-2, Globe-Gazette. Apts. for Rent 33 FOH RENT--Completely furnished ppt. Living room, bedroom, kitchen, bath, including Frigidare, gas heat, water and garage. Close in. Call 3400. Radio FOR RENT--Modern apt., with fireplace, automatic heat, hot water, electric refrigerator and gas stove furnished. Suitable for two people. $45 month. 422 No. Misc. For Sale 44 FOR SALE--Delta wood Jathe, motor and tools, used 4 times. Ph. 40S9. Foods 45 M A J O R-R A N D A L L Funeral Home-Ambulance. Ph. 511. Efficient Service plus Reverence. McAULEY and SON F u n e r a J Home. Complete service, day and night 8 S. Adams. Phone 651. MEYER Funeral Home. Efficient and Courteous Ambulance Service. 126 Third St N. E. Ph. 1505. Personals QUICK Cleanup on second hand radios, $2 to $25. Paul's Radio Refrigeration, 105 S. Del. Ph. 223. Business Opportunities 1S FOR SALE--Service station on U. S. Highway near Mason City. Has made money every year for past 15 years. Write Z-2, Globe- Gazette. Help Wrd., Male 20 SAFETY Deposit Boxes for you. Service open 8 a. m. to 5 p. m. 109 E. State. Mason City Loan Investment Co. tost and Found LOST--truck chain. Finder 3734 or 3739J. Reward. Ph. WANTED 2 men with cars to work with manager making a farm survey in Cerro Gordo and surrounding' counties. Steady work starting at once if you qualify. Good pay. If you are willing to work hard see Mr. French, 19% W. State, Hm. 12. after 7:30 p. m. Washington ave. Call Ray Prusia, phone 890 or 283. E. FOR RENT--1 rm. unfurn. apt. Gas heat. K. F. Neu, Ph. 2711. FOH RENT--Furn. 1st fir. apt., outside ent. Adults. 232 4th N. W. Ph. 3110J. FOR RENT--2 large mod. hskpg. rms., bath, $15 mo. 240 9th S. E. FOR RENT--4 rm. mod. apt. with garage. Ph. 2477. FOR RENT--Apt. $5.75 a week for 2, $6.50 for 3. Auto, heat, hot water. 712 N. Mad. FOR RENT--3 rm. turn, apt., clean, warm, close in, strictly pri. 122 N. Mad. Potatoes Cobblers, large size, per bag 98c Calif. Oranges, 3 doz 25c Pop Corn, finest, 8 Ibs 25c Onions, Ige. size, 50 Ibs 50c Sweet Corn, doz. ears 25c We take Eggs in trade. Earl's Fruit Market 1603 S. Fed. Ave. Autos For Sole 60 PRITCHARD'S FORD 1936 TRUNK SEDAN Genuine Ford Radio. Body rind fender finish ebony black. Brown mohair upholstery, germlcidally cleaned. Good tires. Motor is shop reconditioned. R. G. Guarantee. $319 Ipllcate wilh Ihls Commission at least ve 15) days before date ol hearing. The owa State Commerce Commission »ug- ests that the objector be represented at ne hearing by some one who has full uthorlty to act for it. Dated jit D«s Moines, Iowa, February IOWA STATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Attest: Geo, L. McCaughan, Secretary. ^ -- Wanted to Borrow 58 FOR SALE--Four string double bass with case and bow like new. Glen Jacobson, Nora Springs, Iowa. Office Equipment 50 FOR SALE--Used adding machine, also typewriter. 105 18 S. E. FOR RENT--Kitchenette apt, city heat, close in. Ph. 2051. Money to Loan 8 4%% money for real estate. L. H. Rud, over Fenney's. 1447. MONEY FOR ALL Purposes We make cash loans up to $300 on your automobile. Cars refinanced and payments reduced. land Inv. Co. 101-lst St S. E. . Phone 670 Corner So. New City Hall WANTED--Young exp. married man to-work on farm. Must be dependable. Albert Chizek, Garner, Iowa. WANTED--Married man on farm. Write H-2, Globe-Gazette. Help Wrd., Female 21 AUTO and FURNITURE LOANS and REFINANCING Federal Discount Corp. 309 First Nat'l. Bank Bldg. Mason City WANTED -- Woman for light housework. Go home nights, $4. 901 4 S. E. Ph. 4148. ' , WANTED--Waitress. Town Talk- Cafe. WANTED--Girl for genl. housework. Must be good cook. Apply in person. Rockwell Hospital, Rockwell, la. Services Offered 23 Need to Borrow Money For the First Time We are glad to explain our Plan anytime to anyone Loans up to $300.00 " made Anywhere in North Iowa without embarrassment Feel Free to See, Phone or Write for Free Information C. L. PINE LOAN CO. Second Floor, State and Federal PHONE 224 WANTED -- By married couple, job on farm. Exp. . Write K-2, Globe-Gazette. For Rent at Clear Lake Strictly modern ground floor apt. Gas heat, air conditioning, newly furnished. H. E. Freeman, Cl. Lake FOR RENT--Small apt Close in. Phone 1362. Houses For Rent 34 FOR RENT--Mod. house. Guild. Ph. 867. Garages 52 FOR RENT--Extra large garage, close in. 622 N. Del. Weoring Apparel 53 MOTOR CO. On Penn From State to First S. E. Ford - Mercury - Lincoln Zephyr OLDSMOBILE I don't suppose everybody will get a new Olds free in that contesl this month, but we cah still sell you a good used car. '31 Chev. Coach '29 Ford Tudor '29 Pontiac Coach '28 Chev. Coach, good .. '36 Ford Tudor, fine ... '35 Chev. Coach . . $125 S 95 $ 45 S 4: $365 $385 ... ?395 FOH SALE--Lady's suits, dresses. size 16. Ph. 1816. Household Goods 54 FOR SALE--Heating stoves, cook stoves, oil burners, close out prices. South Side Exchange, 337 S. Fed. '3G Chev. Town Sedan 30 MORE TO CHOOSE FROM Our Trades Are Liberal -- Oui Terms Are Easy. ZENOR MOTOR CO. 109 S. Del. - 21 Second St. S. W FOR SALE--Used gas range, all white porcelain, $19.50; repossessed gasoline pressure stove, 1938 .model, originally $49.95, $37.50. Montgomery-Ward Co. FOR RENT--Furn. 5 mi. mod. bungalow. Gas heat, elec. refrig. Available 15th. Ph. 776 or 737. FOR RENT--6 rm, house. Call at 221 7 N. E. MECHANIC Wants work. Exp. D o d g e , Plymouth, Hudson, others. Box 153, Shell Hock, Iowa. WE HAVE Parts and repairs for all makes of vacuum cleaners. Wilkinson Radio and Supply, 14 S. Del. Ph. 2372. WANTED--Job on farm by single man. Exp. in dairy and tractor farming. Clean habits. Good ref. Ross Newell, 408 16th St. N. W., Mason City, Iowa. Houses For Sole 35 FOR SALE--3 houses, close in, estate, good location, $2,500. Manleys. FOR SALE--Furniture. Leaving town at once. 403 E. State. WILL TRADE--Equity in new modern bungalow as payment on a brick house. Write R-28, Globe-Gazette. WILL BUY, sell or refinance your real estate. L. H. Rud, ph. 1447. Salesmen 25 AUTOMOBILE LOANS · Low Rates Easy Installments · '' See Us Then Select Your Car · INVESTMENT DEPARTMENT First National Bank WANTED--Man with car for profitable nearby Hawleigh route. Must be satisfied -with good living at start. Sales way up this year. Write Hawleigh's, Dept. IAC-380- 101, Freeport, 111. Kelp Wfd., Mole, Female 27 i KEEP YOUK CREDIT GOOD Pay March 1st Bills We will advance you necessary cash for bills, taxes, medical care. Refinance your time contracts and reduce your payments. Auto and Furniture Loans $30 -- $300 United Financial Service "Family Finance Counsellors" 15% N. FEDERAL AVE. Over Ford-Hopkins Drug Store WANTED--Man and wife to op? erate farm. Must have references; Write L-l, Globe-Gazette. Swop Service 29 SWAP--Good 4 wheel trailer and box lor livestock. Write JJ-2, Globe-Gazette. Three times or less offering "SWAP" costs nothing. The ad must have a Globe-Gazette "key" number and the advertiser will pay 10 cents for each reply. Replies are to be called for at the Want Ad counter. For each line over 3 lines, besides 10 cents for each answer, regular rafes will be charged. FOR SALE--The Frank B. Blodgett home, 610 N. Jefferson Ave. Sate or Rent B35 FOR SALE OR RENT--10 acres east of Clear Lake. Clarence Patterson, Clear Lake. Acreoge 37 FOH SALE--Imp. 5 acre tract, close in M. C., paving and bus service, $500 to $700 cash. Bal. like rent. Frank Benson, 252 Crescent Drive. Ph. 1217. FOR SALE OR TRADE--2 acres, joins city on paving. Ph.- 4021. FOR SALE--Acreage, privilege of renting 80 with it. Floyd Chisel, Hock Falls. Farms For Sale 39 SWAP--Shetland pony, 1 yr., silver dapple white and mane and tail for purebred sow. Write NN-2, "rlobe-Gazette. THE, Humphrey Finance Co. is a small loan company that is able to help you in time of need. We are ready to give the assistance that is needed in times o£ financial stress. Why not get in touch with us and get our plan of Easy Repayment Out ot Income. 19% NORTH FEDERAL 578 OLD BILLS AND DEBTS We loan money on cars, furniture and diamonds to salaried men and women to pay their old bills and debts. Flexible and easy repayment plans. SECURITY LOAN CO. No. Iowa's Oldest Loan Co. Ph. 412. 321-322 1st Nat'l. Bank JUST to REMIND YOU A SUPPLY of first mortgages, each one made after careful investigation of the property and the borrower, is available to investors. . E. W. CLARK CO. f 204 Foresters Bldg. REFINANCE YOUR CAR If your car payments are too heavy, learn about our refinancing plan. Payments reduced 1-3 to 1-2 Extra cash advanced if needed Quick service--no "red tape." Investigate now--no obligation, Sei us or phone. Home Loan and Finance Co 204 Foresters Bldg. Mason City SWAP--Man's size bicycle for 3 ,i size bicycle. Write WW-28, lobe-Gazette. For Sale 160 acres, Worth county, on good road, 3 miles town, some improvements. $45 per acre. J. M. Slosson Northwood, Iowa FARM FOR SALE 80 A., Crystal Two., Hancock Co. ALL NEW BUILDINGS Possession at once. Priced for quick sale. CRYSTAL FAR. ASS'N. Crystal Lake, Iowa P. G. E Combination Offer: Beautiful New t. E S FLOOR LAMP With 3-WAY LIGHTING $7.25 Matching i. E. 5. ABRIDGE LAMP $7.25 Total Value $14.50 SPECIAL BOTH LAMPS . $12.95 95c DOWN $1.00 A MONTH FOR SALE-- Used cars, all make and models, priced from $25 up Birum-OIson Co. Packard . E 3370. OFFICIAL NOTICE Before the Iowa St»te Commerce Commission To t h e Citizens ot Cerro Gordo County: Notice Is hereby given that a petition or a franchise to erect, use and maintain loies, wires, guy wires, towers, cables, conduits and other fixtures and appliances for the purpose of conducting elec- rlcity for lighting, power and heating purposes has been filed by the Hancock County Rural Electric Cooperative, Garner. Iowa, in the office of the Iowa State -ommerce Commission; that said peUUon asks the right to construct, operate and maintain said electric transmission line over, along and across the following described public lands, highways, streams and private lands. U200 volts, single phase, wye connected, neutral wire multl-grounded.l Beginning at the northwest comer of Section Nineteen (19J, Township Ninety-five (55) North, Range Twenty- two (22), West of the 5th p. m.. thence south in the east margin of the highway on the west line of said Section Nineteen (19), one (1) mile. The Io\va State Commerce Commission has fixed the fourteenth (14th) day of March, 1039, ten (10) o'clock a. m., in its office at DCS Moines, Iowa, as the time and place for hearing said peUtlon. Any objections to the granting or such franchise must be In writing and filed in triplicate- with this Commission at leas five (5) days before dale of hearing. Th Iowa State Commerce Commission SUE gests that the objector be- represented a the hearing by someone who has ful authority to act for it. Dated at Des Moines, Iowa, February 20, 1939. ' IOWA STATE COMMERCE COMMISSION Attest: Geo. "L, McCaugban, Secretary, File--E 3404 Model 120 Fordor Deluxe Sedan. Royal Master tires. Deluxe radio, heater, twin fans. 1939 license This is not a big car. Weighs only 300 Ibs. more than a '35 Chev. A value at-- $595 Lapiner Motor Company Poultry, Eggs 55 ORDER your Baby Chicks now from our Extra Special R. O. P. matings. We can supply Hocks, White Wyandottes and White Leghorns. Egg records from 225 to 300 per year, delivery Can make immediate on Standard quality chicks at reasonable prices. Pekin ducklings a n d Mammoth Bronze poults. Stromberg Hatchery, 510 So. Federal ave. Mason City. Ph. 271. RIGHT NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY A USED CAR Public- acceptance of the 1939 Chevrolet has filled our store with late model trade-ins. Save Up To $100 All makes, all models in this fine selection of Guaranteed O. K. Cars. We always have the buys and will not be undersold. S R CHEV. CO., Inc. North Iowa's Leading Automobile Dealer Wanted to Buy 56 WANTED--Healthy killer horses for fox feed. Will positively be killed. Phone 2731R2, Imperial Fox Farm. Business Location* 30 FOR SALE--Service station, cabins complete. Hwy. 18, "38 Olds i dem., '37 Olds 8 conv. Box 123, Osage, Iowa. 7 or Sale--General Store Good business town on paved highway, 1,000 population. Clean itock, also good fixtures. Approximate value $2,000. Present volume about 51,500 per month. Write Box 450, Mason City Sale or Trade FOR SAI^OR'TRADl-New 4 family apt. Has rental income of S200 per mo. Near Long Beach, Cal. See Frank Benson, 252 Crescent Drive. Ph. 1217. Rooms For Rent 32 Farms For Rent 40 WANTED TO BUY--Used jig saw Phone after 4, 3282-J. WANTED -- Used furniture. Joe Goss, 212 South Fed. Ph. 942. Wonted to Borrow 58 FOR RENT--Well imp. 245 A. stock and grain farm. Cash rent. Ing. First Nat'l. Bank, Nora Springs. FOR RENT--160 acre farm. Cash or grain or 50-aO. Must have machinery and livestock clear. Write N-l, Globe-Gazette. Machinery FOR SALE--3 Portable mills, 2 track tractors, one pulverizer, one cylinder sheller, 12 tractors and plows, one set 32 volt batteries, 2 milkers, 2 oat hullers, one saw mill, etc. Mielke, New Hampton, Iowa. Livestock For Sale 42 FOR SALE--Pair work horses, $65. 1921 N. Carolina. FOR SALE--Good young horses 2% miles N. W. of Rockwell. Evan Smith. FOR RENT--Rm. in bungalow, garage. 323 N. Adams. 2160W. FOR RENT--Pleasant slpg. rm., close in, gent, pref. 3154.W. FOR RENT--Comfortable room in mod. home, only roomer. Close in. Ph. 2640. WANTED--To borrow $1,800 to build addition to business building close to M. C. First class security. Write P-2, Globe-Gazette. Chevrolet Master Deluxe Sport Six-Whee Sedan with full trunk, knee action many extras, deep maroon finish Speedometer mileage 16,000. Traded in on a Packard. Special-$395 Lapiner Motor Company Auto Trucks 61 FOR SALE--1937 Ford truck, ton S. W. B. 7.00 front, 32x6 ten ply dual rear tires, $425. International Harvester Co. FARM CHANGES ARE REPORTED North Iowa Rural Families Move at Bnstow, Luverne BRISTOW--The following peo- ile are moving this week: Harm jinemann family to Clarksville; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Sherman will nove into the house thus vacated. The Mrs. Henry Roberts family is moving into the B. W. Sniffen property, while George Bohner, who recently purchased the house where Mrs. Roberts was living, will move to a new home. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gough, who bought and repaired the Ira Ing- tiam property, are moving from the farm to their new quarters in town, vacated by George Bohner. Lyle Hearn and family sold their house to John Brown who moved in from the country, and the Hearn family now occupy the house owned by Mrs. Clara Hearn. Kurt Kramer and wife are moving to a farm near Aredale, while the L. L. Sidmore family will liye in the house vacated. A. Wunsch purchased the Mary Niehaus house in soutr Bristow and is moving his family there. The Manifold brothers will take charge of the cafe business they recently purchased of L. L. Sidmore, and will live in the Sarah Flanigan house. ML-, and Mrs. Hany Voights have rented the Walker place. Albert Dralle moves on to a farm near Allison and Albert Tjebkes will live on the place he vacates and work for Newbury and son. GREAT NUMBER OF CHANGES NEAR LUVERNE LUVERNE--More farms have been purchased by local farmers during the past year in this vicinity than there has been for a num- Woman Has nsatiable Appetite KANSAS CITY, Mo., U.R--Mrs. )orothy Barber, 20, wife of a VPA worker, was slowly eating erself to death. She ate and ate and ate while hysicians at General hospital, rankly puzzled by her case, made lumerous tests in an effort to ar- ive at a true diagnosis. They said he would die unless her strange bnormal appetite could be sati- ,ted or it be returned to normal, Mrs. Barber appeared at the lospital clinic Wednesday night, munching a candy bar, and told ~t a year of misery in which she vas always hungry but never sat- sfied. Eats During- Night 'I want to eat all the time," she said. "Why. I can finish a norma) meal and be back in the kitchen n 10 minutes, eating again. My appetite becomes especially bad at night. I have to get up severa times to eat." Although she personally has consumed enough food in a yea to feed a normal family of 10, sht has lost 25 pounds in that time Normally a stout woman, she nou weighs 104 pounds. Dr. R. K. Simpson, who is in charge ot ner case, said it might be three or four days before a true diagnosis could be determined. Meanwhile, she begs for food and is fed, every few minutes. · Digestive Juices Active From his observations so far, STUDENTS WILL PUBLISH PAPER Iowa Falls Citizen to Be in Hands of Collegians for Week IOWA FALLS--Students in the school of journalism at the Iowa State college at Ames will take charge of the editing and publishing of the Iowa Falls Citizen during the week of March 20. The of four weekly the state chosen Simpson said, it was indicated she has a rare condition of the pancreas which causes a low blood sugar count and an abnormal flow of digestive juices. He said it was the first case of its kind to come to his attention. Simpson believed his patient's pancreas would have to be adjusted through an operation but could not be certain until various tests had been analyzed and consultations held. He explained, however, that the appetite is not controled solely by secretions of the pancreas but by secretions of a number of, organs and that some of these, in Mrs. Barber's case, probably also must be adjusted. Her appetite at the hospital played no favorites. She had no cravings, eating what was placed before her, ravenously. Citizen is one newspapers in as newspaper plants where the students may gain experience , in the practical operation of papers similar to those ttiey hope eventually to associate with. The other papers are the Eagle Grove Eagle, the Fayette County Union at West Union and the Scott County Tribune at Wolcott. This is the second time in three years the Citizen has been chosen for this sort of instruction. The work of the group that will publish the two editions of the Citizen will be in charge of Rodney Fox, formerly news editor on the paper and now on the faculty of the school of journalism at Iowa State. Tentatively, the staff in charge of the staff that will work here will be George Spaies, now business manager of the Iowa State Student, the college paper, as business manager, and Ed Jones, the Iowa State basketball star, as editor. The rest of the staff will be students assigned to take over the business office, the editorial pages and news features. The work will be divided to include the society editor, sports editor, reporters and feature writers. Auto Accessories 62 FOR SALE--5.00x19 K n o b b y tires. Like new. Chazen's, 1721 No. Federal. ons of Gustav Krause, moved March 1; Arthur to a Weber es- ate farm two miles east of Irving- on and Clarence Krause to a farm Autos For Sale 60 FOR SALE--By private party, good used car at sacrifice. See it at 1411 Rhode Island Ave. N. E. Dogs, Birds, Pets 43 FOR SALE--Scottish terrier pups and wires. 912 4th S. W. 3965. Misc. For Sale 44 FOR RENT--Mod. slpg. rm., priv. lavatory. Ph. 1519, 125 4th NW. FOR RENT--Slpg. rm, close in. Ph. 3503-LW. FOR RENT--Desirable rms. Ladies or gents, garage. 312 6 NW. Apts. for Rent 33 FOR RENT--4 hskpg. rms. and bath. 703 S. Penn. ave. FOR RENT--3 rm. furn. apt, 418 North, Washington, ' FOR SAIX--Man's %-carat diamond ring, perfect stone, $125 cash. Phone 4494. DEPENDABLE USED CARS--TRUCKS Reliable - Trustworthy - Safe Dependable Means Just That. Good Transportation, Low Prices, Easy Terms. Backed fay a Dependable Dealer. Today's Special '37 CHEVROLET MASTER 2-DR. TN. SEDAN Finished in gunmetal with mohair upholstery. Equipped with heater. Mechanically ~ good tires. Priced low at USED Tires priced at $1.50 and up. Joe Daniels, 27 1st S. W Ph. 688. Lodge Notices HABDING LODGE NO «9 Called Meeting first Dceree Work--4 P. M. Stated Communication 7:30 P. M. March 3rd F. E. CAHBOLL, W. M. C. C. HAUPHIDE. Sec'y. Phone 249 BENEVO1.ENCIJI.ODOE NO. US Regular stated communui- tlon Thursday. March z. 7:30 P. M. R. A. POTTER, W. M. Phono 4300 DON Gn-BERT. S«c'y. Phona 2090 LEGAL NOTICE O. K. and has FOR SALE--Nearly new 32-volt Delco light plant, complete, Reasonable. R. H. Edgington, R. F. D., Plymouth, la. FOR SALE--Cheap on terms: One Percivai DeLuxe meat display counter ice-box. Write George EI- bert, Aigona, Iowa. FOR SALE--5 h. p. ammonia plant. Good cond. Reasonable. Loveless Meat Mkt., Hanlonlown, Iowa. $425 HartMotorsJnc. DODGE-PLYMOUTH Opposite the Post Office 120 No. Delaware Tel. 980 Ford '35 2-Door Sedan. Black finish low mileage, heater, good tires Only $65 down, $4 per week. Folsom Auto Co. FOR SALE--Used cars as low ss $15 down, with '39 license. Ph. Louis Swehla, 2918W. I OFFICIAL NOTICE Befor* ike la VTA State Commerce Commission To the Citizens of Cerro Gordo County: Notice is hereby given that a petition for a franchise to erect, use and maintain poles, wires. Ruy wires, towcrs. cablcs, conduits and other fixtures and appliances for the purpose of conducting electricity for lighting, power and heating purposes has been filed by the Iowa Public Scrvico Company, Sioux City. Iowa, in the office of the Iowa Slnte Commerce Commission that said petition asks the ri^ht to construct, operate and maintain said electric transmission line ox'er. along and ac the following described public lands highways, streams and private lands. (6600 volts t Beginning at the southu-esl (SW1 corner of the northwest (NW) one quarter **«) of Section Four «) Township Ninety-four (9A) North. HanRe Twenty (20), West of the 5th P. M« Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, thence cast (El on the highway along the cast and west center line of safd Section Four (4J, one (II mite. The Iowa State Commerce Commission has fixed the fourteenth U4thl day March, 1933, ten (10) o'clock a. m.. in its office at DCS Molnes, Iowa, as the tim and place for hearing safcl petition. Any objections to the granting ot sucl. franchisc inusl be in writing and filed i ier of years. Arthur and Clarence Krause, 500 CASUALTIES IN ARMS BLAST 800 Homes Burned in Japan as Result of Explosion Series TOKIO, U.R-- More than 500 persons were injured or killed and more than 8,000 were made homeless by the gigantic muni- at Vlartys, north of Aigona, are mov- ng to the Cora Johnson farm ive miles east of town. Mrs. Mary lion has moved, to St. Benedict vhere she has purchased an Immerfall town property. F. F. Fett moved to a farm ;outh of Hanna station. Gottlieb ·lanselman, is retiring from his -arm west of town and has purchased the W. B. Mason estate residence in the cast part of town and will move April 1. The Robert Caseys, Armstrong, are mov- ng to the Devitt farm north of town. The Burt Sankeys and the Arthur Geilenfeldts families are moving to farms near Garner. Marenius Hanson and mother arc moving to Aigona. Charles Hanselman Jr., moved to the Charles Hanselman farm, northeast of town, Arthur Bent- eys to a farm near Swea City, and the farm vacated by the Bentleys will be farmed next year by a McGuire family from D C S Moines. Harry Christensen has moved to the farm vacated by Clarence Krause. James Troutman moved to a farm near Woodward. T h e Howard Rushers moved to the farm vacated by the James Troutmans and the Harold Neilsons to the farm vacated by the Rushers. ' Henry Miller moved to the farm, vacated by the Arthur Krause. Fred Zweifel has moved to the Zweifel estate farm. tions explosion Wednesday ,,. Osaka, the great industrial city of Japan, police announced Thursday. Police put the casualties at 48 killed, 32 probably fatally injured, and 440 seriously injured. Eight hundred homes were burned and more than 8,000 persons were homeless as the result of fires which the explosion caused. Cause Not Determined There were rumors that many people disappeared in the explosion, but these rumors were discounted because of the official police announcement, which was repeated in parliament here by Gen. Seishiro Itagaki, war minister. Itagaki said that it had been impossible to establish the cause of the explosion but that a minute investigation was in progress. He said he assumed gun powder exploded. The suggestion was made also that a workman had dropped a bomb. Now Under Control Whatever the cause, the result was that first one great munitions dump exploded and that others near it exploded one by one. A strong wind spread fire to adjacent buildings, and the flames were brought under control only at 3 a. m. Thursday. General Itagaki, in his parliament statement, said: "The explosion in no way interferes with Japan's military operations." Vice War Minister Gen. Masataka Yamawaki, accompanied by staff officers, left for Osaka Thursday to take charge of the official investigation. Three policemen were killed while fighting the fires which the explosion caused, and many policemen, firemen and soldiers were injured. URGE RENEWED SAFETY VIGOR Decline in Rate of "Life Saving" Seen by National Council CHICAGO, «J.R--The National Safety Council called for renewed vigor in traffic safety campaigns Thursday after noting a decline in the nation's "life saving" rate. The council reported there were 2,500 traffic deaths in the nation | during January, 160 less than during the first month of 1938, but a 6 per cent decline from the rate of improvement maintained during 1938. "There is need for a continued aggressive traffic accident prevention program if a reversal of the downward trend is to be avoided," the council warned. 13 to 25 Per Cent Less During all of 1938, the council reported, monthly fatality totals ranged from 13 to 25 per cent under the figures for corresponding months of 1937. January was the fifteenth consecutive month in which fatalities were lower than during the corresponding month of the previous year. 'Council records showed that during those 15 months starting with November, 1937, there had been 8,500 fewer traffic deaths than during any comparable period. It listed each reduction as a life saved. "The percentage o£ improvement in January was well below those recorded in previous months," the council said- Factors Are Listed Factors in the reduced improvement, the council reported, ineluded: 1. The decrease from December to January was only 23 per cenff as compared to an average decline of 27 per cent between those two months during the last five years. 2. The decreases were not so universal as in earlier months. Of 37 reporting states, only 20 showed reductions while 15 had more deaths this January than a year ago. "The national improvement this year would have exceeded 6 per cent," the council said, "If rural areas had shown as much improvement as cities." DIES FROM INJURIES LE MARS, tiP)--Injuries resulting from a mill accident nearly two years ago resulted in the death of Robert M. Neubrand, 58, resident here since 1920. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning. GETS 5 YEAR TERM WATERLOO, (iP)~D i s t r i c t Judge A. B. Lovejoy sentenced Ralph S. Knight. 54, of Muscatine, real estate agent, to five years in Fort Madison penitentiary when Knight surrendered to a charge ot selling unregistered securities. DEAD LIVESTOCK We Poy for Phone Colli Days Nights Phone 3758 Phone 3836 Lund Sales Stable and Rendering Co. MASON CITY ASKS NEW VRIAL DES MOINES, (ff)--A motion for a new trial was filed by attorneys for Mrs. Ethel Skyles, 58, convicted Jan. 19, of second degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting Sept. 10, 1938, of Carl Jones, .23, bread truck driver, during an altercation between Jones and Mrs. Skyles' husband. ALLIS-CHALMERS ALUS-CHALMERS ALLIS-CHALMERS g OUR SPRING OPENING WAS | ^ A SUCCESS-THANKS! - iij See Our Line ot Drajrs and Discs ^ Z -- SPECIAL WHILE THEY LAST -8 Ft. Spring Toofh Harrow . $42.55 ui 10 ft. Tractor Disc , $86.00 ^ i R. L. DiXSON I Z 627 South Federal ALLIS-CHALMERS ALLIS-CHALMERS Phone 1126 ALLIS-CHALMERS - ^-r;.^ ^j^ ^°"-

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