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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 21 1936 THREE EVANSTON WINS SAFETY CONTEST Minnesota, Delaware and Illinois Win in State Competition. CHICAGO--Evanston has been named grand prize winner in the fourth national traffic safety contest sponsored during 1935 by the National Safety Council. Eight hun- -dred and one cities competed in this coast-to-coast highway safety competition. Illinois, Minnesota and Delaware won first honors in the interstate contest. This is the second time the Illinois city has won first honors for all groups. Its remarkably low auto death rate during 1935, and its progress in education, engineering and enforcement, when the majority of the city throughout the country were experiencing sizable increases in their death rates, merited the graxid prize honors among cities of all sizes. Its 1935 motor vehicle death rate was but 2.9 deaths per 100,000 population. This may be compared with a rate of 18.1, the national average for all cities of all L e t U s . . . 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Also 138 municipalities between 5,000 and 10,000 population which went :hrough the year without a traffic fatality were awarded honorable mention certificates. The complete list of winners, runners-up and honorable mention cities and states follow: In group I Milwauke won first jlace honors among the cities over 500,000 with New York second and liicago third. San Francisco and Detroit were accorded honorable mention. Nine of the 13 cities of more than 000,000 population showed reductions in fatalities as compared with their previous year's record. St. 1'aul Second. In group II Providence, R. I., won first place in cities of between 300,000 and 500,000 population, with St. Paul second; Seattle, third: and Jersey City, Denver and Birmingham, Ala., in the honorable mention class. In group III Syracuse was placed first in cities between 100,000 and 250.000, with Lynn Mass., second, and Spokane third. Utica, Duluth, Fall River, Mass., Somerville, Mass., and Wilmington, Delaware, won honorable mention. In group IV Evanston was first in cities between 50,000 and 100,000 population with Allentown, pa., second Holyoke, Mass.. third. Grecns- boio, N. Car., Oak Park. 111., Binghamton, N. Y.. Brockton. Mass., and Atlantic City, N. J., won honorable mention. Superior Itunks First. In group V, cities between 25,000 and 50,000, Superior, Wis., was first; Tuscon, Ariz., second, and Central Falls, R. I., third. Honorable mention cities in this group were Oskosh, Wis-.. Everett, Mass., Elgin, 111. Joliet, 111., Stamford. Conn., Pensacola, Fla., Hackensack, N. Y., Plainfield, N. J., and Parkerbusg, W. Va. In group VI, Swissvale, Pa., carried off first honors in cities between 10,000 and 25.000 with Roselle. N. .1.. second, and Pampa, Texas, third. Honorable mention went to Massena, N. Y., Grand Island, Nebr., Brainerd. Minn., La Grange. 111., Austin, Minn., Fairmont, W. Va., Lebanon. Pa., Osssin- ;, N. Y., Ventura, Cal., Fairhaven, Mass., Rochester, Minn., Hibbin, Minn., Beatrice. Ncbr.. South Orange. N. J.. Astoria, Oregon and Pekin, 111. Honorable mention in the state contest, in which 33 states participated, were group A., New Jersey and Massachusetts, group B. Georgia and West Virginia, group C, Arizona and Nebraska. Liberals are people who try to curb the appetite of conservatives so they won't invite control byjihe radicals.- ~ --.-...--·- TM-aid. Dubuque Telegraph-Her- See Us For VIGORO All Size Packages BOOMHOWER HARDWARE 1 1 3 N. Fed. Phone 142 We Deliver VIGORO Any Size Package Needed. Advice on Use of Vigoro Gladly Given. PHONE 55 KEMBLE'S GREENHOUSE Clear Lake Globe-Gazette OFFICE PHONE 239 HELEN HENDRICKS, News Editor LEE DEWIGGINS, Circulation and Advertising Residence Phone 310-W Residence Phone 67 Rabbi Mannheimer Will Speak to Masonic Unit Nationally Known Speaker Will Address Meeting, CLEAR LAKE--Rabbi Eugene Mannheimer of DCS Moines. a thirty-third degree Mason of national reputation will address the Masonic lodge here Monday night at 8 o'clock at a. special meeting at the Masonic temple. The meeting is open to all Masons, according to A. W. Matthies, worshipful master and C. C. Branson, chairman of the meeting. Rabbi Mannheimer has been a Mason since 1905, and has lectured all over the country to Masonic lodges under the auspices of the Masonic Service association for many years^ He has been rabbi at the Temple B'nai Jeshurum of DCS Moines since Sept. 1905. prior to that time having lived at Sioux City. He is prcsi- *c!ent of the Jewish Charities of Des Moines. president of the Jewish Community Center and of the Federated Jewish Charities. Ex-governor John Hammill of Britt will also be a speaker and guest of the lodge at this affair. Refreshments will be served during the evening. KABBI MANNHEIMEK. WATER INTAKE IS FIRE NEED Chief Shire Speaks at Annual Firemen's Banquet at Lake. CLEAR LAKE--Chief Dan H. Shire of the Mason City fire depart, ment pointed out some of Clear Lake's needs for fire protection at the annual firemen's banquet at the city .hall Friday night. He urged the city council which was guest of the affair to build an intake direct from the lake at the end of Main street for fire protection in the case of an emergency in the downtown section. Was Toastniastcr. W. J. McGowan. a tormer fireman, acted as toastmaster. C. A. Knutson spoke on the relation of fire protection to .insurance rates and the value of salvage work. Short talks were also given by W. H. Ward, former mayor of Clear Lake; E. R. Boyle, city solicitor, and C. S. Silsby, an early resident and resaurant owner of the city who was always noted among the firemen for his hot coffee which he donated to the fire fighters in generous portions. A dinner was served at 6:30 o'clock' with Jordon Jensen acting as chairman of the affair. Councilmen Guests. Guests were Mayor A. B. Phillips, Clyde Wright, Earnest Andersen. William Scherf, F. C. DeBmyn and F. E. Bruce, councilmen; Ned Hunt. ting councilman-elect; Ralph Ingersol, 'city clerk; Vern Hinds, water commissioner; A. R. Peterscn and O. T. Woodridge. city police; H. S. Levisay and Paul Palmer, street commissioners; Joe Palmer, city assessor; Ed Boyle, city solicitor; W. H. Ward, W. L. Jensen, Charles Silsby. George Ott H. H. Paulson, C. A. Knutson, Joe Hiebel, an old-time fireman, all of Clear Lake. Mason City firemen who were guests were Chief Dan Shire, Capt. Thomas M. Keenan, and Lieut. Lester I. Dutcher. PROGRAM PLANNED FOR TINA BEBEKAHS Tina Rebekah lodge will meet in regular session Tuesday night at 8 o'clock at the I. O. 0. F. hall. Mrs. Earl Lambert will be in charge of the program which will be presented. Officers will practice for the work to be given at the convention at Mason City. There Is A Decided Advantage In Building Near the CAR LINES Takea/ Any realtor will tell you that your property is more valuable if it is conveniently located near a Street Car Line. The dependable year-around transportation service literally "moves" your lot close to the business district. Yes . . . the Street Car system is a decided asset to the community! CITY AND CLEAR LAKE RAILROAD COMPANY Clear Lake Briefs List with u* that cottage or residence. Cerro Gordo Loan Investment Co., Clear Lake, Iowa. Sirs. Alice Goraii.son, Thompson is a houseguest at the home of hei son and daughter-in-law, Mr. anc Mrs. Henry Goranson, South Third street. Mrs. .John Scherf has returned from a visit at Cedar Rapids will her sister and will make un indefinite stay at the Will Scherf home South Second street. Coach Chris .Johnston attended the district basketball games a Estherville Friday and Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. T. U King, Kas Main street, accompanied Ralph Hayden to Des Moines Saturday fo- a few days' shopping and visit with the King's niece, Mrs. Hayden, and family. Dudley Baldridge, Minneapolis arrived Saturday to spend th week-end with his parents, Mr. am Mrs. George Baldridge. His aunt Mrs. Chris Mathison, Minneapolis accompanied him. Drive over for your Sun. chicken dinner at Peter's Restaurant, for merry Soda Grill, Clear Lake. Mrs. B. \V. Riner is expected to arrive home Saturday from a few months' visit in California wheri she was called by the illness of her sister. Clifford Vik, student at Luther college, Decorah, is spending spring vacation with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Hans Vik. north o Cleav Lake. George Sullivan, Des Moines, spending several days with his par ents. Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Sullivan North Second street. Mrs. Kay Scherf, South Secon street, left Friday night for an in definite visit with her mother, Mrs Albert Morris, at Indianapolis, Ind Mr. and Mrs. A, J. Haas have re turned to their Karlotta cottage Bayside after spending severa months at the Hanford hotel, Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Kutschara ar spending this week-end in De Moines at the Leo Esser home. Mrs Esser and Mrs. Kutschara are sis ters. Mrs. Will Scherf, South Secani street, left Saturday for Cedar Rap ids for a visit with her sister, Mrs Charles Mclntosh, and with her son Harry Scherf at Waverly. Vows Spoken y Lake Girl, Chicago Man Helen DeWiggins and A. M. Fox, II, Are Married in Chicago. NAME SOLOISTS FOR CONTEST Bill Kennedy, Helen Lomen, Bob Brose and Miss McCormick Chosen. CLEAR LAKE---Vocal soloists to represent the Clear Lake high school in the sub-district music contest at Britt were selected Friday night at the home contest. Out of the three entires in the soprano section Helen Lonicn, accompanied by Jeannne Bcckner. was chosen first with her numbers. "Joy of the Morning" and "Morn- ng!" Klare McCormick was seeded from the alt osection. Ac- ompanied by her mother, Mrs. J. . McCormick, she sang "Silent ··light" and "In the Garden." Bob Brose, accompanied by eanne Beckncr, placed in the tenor ection. singing "Macushla." Bill vennedy, · accompanied by Ben lies, won first in the bass section, ingirig "Bells of the Sea" and The Blind Ploughman." Marguerite Kennedy will be the ocal representative as piano oloist. She presented her contest number, "First Movement of Sonata athetique" by Beethoven. The boys' trio, girls sextet, girls' glee lub and mixed chorus appeared in their contest costumes and num- iers. Odvin Hagen of Waldorf col- ege, Forest City, served as judge if the contest. HELEN DEWIGGINS CLEAR LAKE--Miss Helen De- Wiggins, daughter of Lee and Mrs. Alice DeWiggins, became the bride of Albert Marshall Fox, II, at Chicago Thursday afternoon. He is a nephew of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Fox of Chicago, with whom he has made his home since a child. The bride left her home in Clcai Lake two years ago to sing with Chicago orchestras. She has also broadcast over Iowa, Kansas City and Chicago radio stations. For the past two months she has been vocalist with the Weiss orchestra there. Mr. Fox is assistant chief clerk at the Fox and Godding Wholesale Fruit company of Chicago of which his uncle is secretary and treasurer The bridegroom is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin. After a wedding trip the couple will reside at 3045 West Washing ton boulevard in Chicago. Clear Lake Calendar Monday--Library Reading club ai Mrs. G. E. Punke* Wesi. Division street. Special Masonic lodge meeting at Masonic temple, 8. Progress club at Mrs. W. H. Orr home. Tuesday--Hi-Lo Bridge club at Mrs Merle Scanlan home, 325 South Pennsylvania, Mason City- Tina Rebekah lodge at I. 0. O. F hall, program, 8. Wednesday--Lions club a.t Legion clubrooms. Thursday -- Dorcas circle of Son Lutheran church a.t Mrs. San Villadson country home, 2:30. Twentieth Century club at Mrs L. E- Ashland home, North Third street. Dale Harmon to Give Travelog on Capitol CLEAR LAKE--The Congo club will meet Sunday night at 6:30 o'clock at the chapel room. Two minute speakers will discuss various topics: "World News Flashes for Youth," by Roger Comstock; "Religious Youth vs. a Pagan World," by Louise Hilt; "Athletics in Youth Development," by Harris Ostrander; "Youth Challenges the Church," by Robert Widger: and "Nature Poems on Spring." by Marguerite Winnie. The "Meaning of Lent" will also be discussed. Dale Harmon will give a travel talk on "A Visit to our National Capitol." Margaret Hughes will be the accompanist for the song fest and a [ social hour with light refreshments | will follow. Birthday Surprise Is Held for Miss Fanke CLEAR LAKE--Friends of Mis Wauneta Fankel gathered at he home Friday night and staged a surprise party for her in observa tion of her sixteenth birthday. Th ( evening was spent in cards an games and refreshments wer served. The honoree received a mini ber of gifts. Guests were Kathryn Wood. Marjoric Jacobson, Melv: Jacobson. Margaret Hughes. Mar guerite Winnie. Ora Pierce, Bi! Murphy. Victor .Jensen, Cugen Bacon. Harris Ostrander and Join Rutan. Crystal Lake Legion Auxiliary Is First to Order Poppies for '36 DES MOINES--The first American Legion Auxiliary unit to place a 3936 order for poppies was the auxiliary of James Rasmussen post, No. 409. at Crystal Lake. This order, for 200 poppies, was received in the department office Aug. 21. from the Crystal Lake auxiliary. Officers of (he unit are Mesdames Martha Rigglc. president, Lizzie Rose, vice president. Mildred Benon. secretary, Edna Monson, treas- iri-r. Gunda Swan, historian, J. O. 5arp. chaplain. Alma McFarland, ergcanl-at-arms. LaVenie Stewart, Jsla Rose and Manic Griggs, elec- ive members o£ executive commit- .cc. jains for Swea City Oil Company Reported SWEA CITY--W. T. Makcstad of Nevada. Iowa, gave the address at the Citizen's Service oil company nceting held here Thursday. More .nan 100 were in attendance. The dinner was served by the Lutheran -adies' Aid society. M. L. Johnson and Harry Linde were re-elected directors. Other members of the board are Jerry Hcctland and C. J. Ripen- :rop. A 3 per cent cash patronage dividend was paid. A report of J. M. Dirks, manager, showed that the ocal co-operative had grown from a. 559,709 business in 1933 to ?30,90S. ST. I'ATUICK'S DAY PROGRAM PRESENTED Sorosis club members were guests of Mrs. Sam Schumacher, North Second street, Thursday afternoon A St. Patrick's day program a ranged by Mrs. D. H. Culver and Mrs. Joe Palmer was presented. Mrs. Palmer read an article on "St. Patrick's Day" and Mrs. Culver led roup of .stunts and games. Mrs Ray Robbins received the prize for the best Irish story given by the members. Mrs. Faith Monaghcn, a guest of the club, presented a group of Irish vocal selections, "Whe Irish Eyes Are Smiling." "When Dream of Old Erin" and "Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms." The hostess served home made candy. MIIS. ASHLAND HOSTESS TO CONGO GROUP Mrs. L. E. Ashland was hostess to Group t of the Congrcgationa Ladies' Aid society Friday afternoon at a 1:30 oclock dessert luncheon. Miss Enola Redfcarn was th assisting hostess. The table was attractively decorated with daffodils and spring flowers. Mrs. H. E Blough presented the Bible lessor at the study hour. This group wil have charge of the general Ladies Aid meeting for April. REUBEN HALL TO GIVE ADDRESS To Talk on His Experiences While Traveling in Scandinavia. Reuben Hall, Hanlontown. has bcL'n engaged to address the junior division of the Chamber of Commerce at 0:30 o'clock Monday evening; in Hotel Manford and the Cosmopolitan club at 7:30 o'clock Tuesday evening in the Y. M. C. A. Mr. Hall, who has recently returned from a lour in Scandinavian countries of northern Europe, where he spent considerable time studying: the co-operative movement, will speak on his travels. For the past several weeks he has been at Kansas City, Mo., studying various aspects of the co-operative movement in the United States. The latter part of this week he went to Battle Creek, Mich. He lett Battle Creek Friday night, driving' a new type high speed tractor through to Kansas City, his schedule calling for a rate of 40 miles an hour in order to make the trip on time. At the meeting- of the junior chamber, awards will be made to winners of the 15135 and 1936 bowling tournaments, according to President Fred Wagner. The board of directors will meet at 5 o'clock. 120 at Decorah for Annual B.P.W. Dinner DECORAH--The eighth annual dinner of the B.P.W. was held in the Winneshick hotel, with 120 nests and members present, About fiO members of the Chamber of Commerce, with their wives, were present as guests of the B.P.W. Madame Bcyca was the main speaker. Madam Beyca's address dealt with national problems and the avoidance of Intel-national alliances. Miss Anna Mikkclson and Miss Helen Ruble contributed solos. J'KUSIG-B.VUMAX LEDYARD--Miss Ida Bauman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Bauman. and Harlan Persig of Blue Earth, Minn., were married at the Lutheran church in Lakota by the Rev. Mr. Bocsc. After the ceremony a wedding supper was served at the bride's parents' home. Miss Banman has been the assistant postmaster at Ledyard the past year. _*__ Returns From New Mexico. ORCHARD -- Harry Lack returned from Albuquerque, N. Mex., where he has been spending the winter with his sister, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Fairbrother. Mrs. Kmney Named Head of Group at Stacyville STACYVILLE--The Lady Foresters elected Mrs. J. C. Kinney, chief ranger; Marcclla Mayer, vice chief ranger; recording secretary, Mvina Hemann: financial secretary, Clara Adams; treasurer, Helen Falk; trustees, Mrs. E. P. Hatten, Mrs. J, C. Smith. Katie Stolzenburg; senior conductor. Rose Hemann; junior conductor, Mrs. John Rcttcr- - ath; inside sentinel, Margaret Mjch- els; medical examiner. Dr. T. E. Blong: a u d i t i n g committee, Cecelia Rollinger. Mathilda .Sal?.. Agatha Kraus: news reporter. Ruby Rctter- ath. Clara Adams. The Forester women will entertain the men Foresters at a potluck supper and cards on Tuesday evening. April 11. St. Joseph's Pupils Placed on Honor Roll Honor .students for the fourth six-weeks' period at St. Joseph high school arc. seniors, Phyllis Cain, Mary Colloton, Mary Agnes Connor; sophomores, Miriam Lattimcr and Leo Skopec; freshmen. Jack McGrane and Frank- Waychus. STRENGTH the Guarantee of a CROWN CONCRETE BURIAL VAULT Strength that withstands the ravages of time. Strength that defies the weight of the soil--this must be the strength of a vault to assure protection for the grave. Where there are CROWN CONCRETE BURIAL VAULTS one will not see sunken graves, that unpleasant reminder that time and decay have disturbed the final rest of loved ones. Concrete burial vaults, properly built, are strong. Such vaults have remained unharmed under tons of weight heaped upon them. The permanence SEE THE CROWN CONCRETE BURIAL VAULT Ice at Head of Lake Starts to Break Up CLEAR LAKE--The lake west of the Ventura grade has broken up and worked a channel for one- fourth of a mile west into the lake proper. There arc no signs of the Jake breaking up on the east shore. Lake veterans say Ihe lake is slow in breaking up this year due to the thick ice. Name Headquarters for Red Cross Donations for Flood Sufferers CLEAR LAKE--Red Cross headquarters for the donation for the flood stricken area in the east have been set up in Clear Lake at the F. L. Knutson jewelry store, Williams furniture store and the First National bank. President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued a proclamation to the people of the country for donations of 53,000.000 for the sut- fercrs. The quota for Ccrro Gordo county is $310. PARK THEATRE Tonight mid Sunday A Paramount Picture "The Bride Comes Home"' with Claudettf Colbert and Fred MuvMurray. The Fastest, Funniest, Fight-to-a-Finish Love Story You've Ever Seen I News - Musical Comedy Cartoon Admission JOc and l(Jc Rebellious Porto Ricans say they wish to enjoy the same benefits the ^ i people of the United States enjoy j ! from their government, and you'll j have to admit t h a t that isn't asking [very much.--Boston Herald. L A K E THEATRE JLAST TIME SATURDAY DOUBLE FEATURE George O'Brien in "Thunder Mountain" --Also-"Return of I'cter Grimm" SUNDAY - MONDAY Ann Harding - Herbert Marshall THE LADY CONSENTS nifliine Quintuplets »\vs - Mickey Mouse Matinee T i l l ' 2 , 21- A f t e r i--'ific; Children !(· and durability of a burial vault depends upon its strength. Relieve yourself from worry about burial conditions by insisting on a C R O W N CONCRETE BURIAL VAULT. Boulder Dam, built of concrete, is the largest dam in the world. When completed, it will hold back the waters of the Colorado River, forming a lake 115 miles long and 8 miles wide, in some places nearly 600 feet deep. Engineers selected concrete to hold back floods and torrents because it has the strength to withstand the ravages of time . . . to defy the weight of water. CROWN CONCRETE BURIAL VAULTS are set at the grave by the manufacturer. This service is performed quietly and respectfully. The completeness of this service assures protection for centuries. THE CROWN CONCRETE BURIAL VAULT MANUFACTURED AND SERVICED BY 525 9th St. S. E. Mason City, Iowa Phone 2626 SOLD ON ITS QUALITY . . . NOT ITS PRICE EXCLUSIVELY BY FUNERAL DIRECTORS

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