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TWELVE MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 21 1936 ··vt Mason City's Calendar March 30-81--High school operetta, "The Prince of PUsen," high school auditorium, 8:15 p. m. April 1-4--Tenth annual Klwanis- Y. M. C. A. hobby show for boys at Y. M. C. A. March 14.--Special U. C. T. membership campaign meeting, Hotel Eadmar, 7:30 p. m. April 14-16--Mason City building and home furnishing show at high, school gymnasium. Here In Mason City Kitz Hotel. Dine and dance. Music every nite by "Joe" and "Lil." A dinner of the Tithers club of the Church of Christ, which was set for Sunday afternoon, has been postponed a week, the Rev. D. L. Kratz announces. Kent our waxers and floor sanding machine. We'll deliver. R. S. Shepherd Wallpaper. Ph. 1362. Mr. and Sirs. J. D. Mullaney, 727 Fourth street southeast, accompanied by their son, John, "Bud," planned to leave Saturday afternoon on a week's trip to Dallas, Texas, where they will visit at the home of their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Gatewood. Don't forget the V. F. W. stag party at V. F. W. hall Men, March 23. Fish fry 6:30 p. m. The East Side Presbyterian church services Sunday include Sunday school at 10 a. m. and rooming worship at 11 o'clock. The Rev. Thomas Carson, Hampton, was scheduled to occupy the pulpit. Knee-action, stream-lir " roller skates, 98c up.-Mason City -.Jwe. Ralph O. Fisclibeck of Mason City, a 1935 graduaate in chemical engineering from Iowa State college, Ames, has been employed as salesman and installation engineer for the Water Conditioning corporation, Chicago. He will supervise all installations of a new type water purifier. Get oar prices on Monarch Metal Weatherstrip. E. P. Hansen, 3914. Paint and wallpaper cleaner, furniture polish at Boomhower's. Watkins fine vanilla. Ph. 27S3W. 42 MOTORISTS PICKED UP FOR IMPROPER LIGHTS DRIVERS TOLD TO HAVE EQUIPMENT GARAGE New Automobiles George E. Cable, 113 West State street, two Harley-Davidson motorcycles. E. R. Rust, Hotel Hanford, Chrysler coach. Northwestern States Portland Cement company, city, Chevrolet sedan. Heidhross Brothers, - Sheffield, Pontiac aedan. E. G. Gourley, route 3, Chevrolet sedan. William V. Schneider, 18 Washington avenue southwest, Chevrolet sedan. Dr. H. D. Holman, 615 Second street northeast, Chevrolet sedan. Frank W. Foster, Manly, Oldsmobile coupe. Patrick Sweeney, Dougherty, International truck. H. M. Hanson, 20 Twelfth street northwest, Graham coach. Joseph. N. Wolf, 22 Tenth street northwest, Chevrolet sedan. William McArthur, route 4, Ford sedan. Fred Heidkross, route 1, Studebaker sedan. · Earl C. Tuthill, 1311 Georgia avenue southeast, Terraplane coach. Luceal Hill Tyler, Clear Lake . Chevrolet coupe. Woodrow P. Wachalz, 10 Ninth street northeast, Chevrolet sedan. Rhoda Palmer, city, Packard coach. Elmer F. Bublitz, 322 Rhode Island avenue southeast, Pontiac coach. Shad Morgan, 422 Adams avenue northwest, Chevrolet sedan. Irvin J. Brenner, Hotel Hanford, Ford sedan. F. .G. Hintzen route 4, Dodge truck. Jack Raw, Clear Lake, Chevrolet coupe. Nels Malm, 420 Delaware avenue northeast, Studebaker sedan. Al K. Carstens, Burchinal, Pontiac sedan. E. H. Wagner, 49 Beaumont drive, Ford sedan. Fay Hunsaker, 729 »£ North Federal avenue, Ford coach. M. W. Alborn, 1436 Virginia avenue northeast, Ford coach. Mrs. H. C. O'Brien, Clear Lake. Plymouth coach. R. H. Stinger. Clear Lake. Plymouth coach. Chris Dueholm. route 2. Ford ' coach. i Iowa Rentacar, city, Chevrolet ' coupe. Enrollment in Traffic School Continues to Grow for Next Thursday. It was a wild tale that a cowboy recently told local police officers about riding a horse from Oklahoma to Minnesota without going through Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska or the Dakotas. The old boy had a big hat but no horse to support his story, but the tale was no wilder than some of the excuses given police Friday night when they tagged 42 cars for improper lights. "Well, sir, that light was on just a few moments ago--" It's an old story to the force. The police never did find out how the cowboy actually got to Minnesota and neither did they learn in the ins and outs of a- number of the excuses that were presented by motorists. Get Little Tickets. But 42 persons in Mason City received little tickets which were special invitations to go to the nearest garage and have the lighting equipment on the car corrected. And these tickets had to have the mechanic's "0. K." and be returned to the station before the driver was free of the anticipation of being arrested for a violation of the law. "From now on until there is a distinct improvement in the lighting of cars driven in Mason City, the drivers of cars with improper lights will be given summons tickets," said Chief Harold Wolfe of the police department. The Iowa State Highway Patrol is co-operating with the police on this drive. Enrollment Grows. Enrollment for traffic school con- .inued to grow for next Thursday's session at the police station. Friday night the following were arrested : or traffic violations: Dallas Cornstock, 1801 Carolina avenue southeast, passing a stop sign; Charles Meyer, 2413 Jefferson avenue southwest, improper parking; Paul Barclay, 1015 Carolina avenue southeast, passing a stop sign; Orville Ibson, 1303 Pennsylvania avenue southeast, double parking; Philo Stephens, 204 Sixteenth s t r e e t northwest, parking too near a thea- ;er entrance. A car driven by John Mullaney, 727 Fourth street southeast, collided with a car driven by Lee Hubbard, 326 Third street southwest as Mullaney pulled away from the curb at 24 South Federal avenue about 9:30 o'clock Friday evening. Accepts Interneship :clo ' -'SO · ; 2 . TS -' '.! i : · P ; Quant Elected President. RAKE--The local board of education held the first meeting of thc new year at the schoolhouse. Dr. M. W. Smith and H. L. Heath, the newly elected members, were present to qualify. O. E. Quam was elected president and Dr. M. W. Smith vice president for the coming year. Glen Heath was retained as secretary. ' DIXIE BLOCK COAL $6.50 Per Ton Exclusive but NOT Expensive. Call us for prices ol other Coal. Dixie Block Coal Co. Phone 715 526 Second St. N. W. ON CHARGE HERE Underkofler P o s t s $500 Bond When Held to Grand Jury on Alleged Violation.. Frank Underkofler, Clear Lake, waived preliminary hearing on a charge of driving while intoxicated and was bound to the grand jury under $500 appearance bond. He was arrested on Nineteenth street southwest about 7:20 o'clock Thursday evening by police. Frank Winters, Nora Springs, was arrested on a charge of reckless driving when his car sideswiped a Marshall Swift truck parked at the curb on East State street. Winters furnished $100 appearance bond for his hearing Monday morning. George Olson, Kensett, was also arrested on a charge of reckless driving, following a collision when the car he was driving collided with a truck driven by Arthur O'Harrow, 156 Twelfth street northwest at Second street and South Federal avenue at 6:10 o'clock Friday night Elon E. Walters, 326 Second street northeast, was arrested on a charge of speeding on . East State street between Kentucky and Federal avenues at 2 o'clock Saturday morning. He posted a 510.bond for appearance Monday. Melvin Kollman to Address Townsend Meeting on Monday Melvin Kollman, Rocklord. will be the speaker at the Townsend club No. 1 meeting at the P. G. E. auditorium Monday evening at 7:30 o'clock. C. M. Button, fourth district organizer, will also meet with thc club. Oscar Stoltenberg- will play selections on the accordion and the Alice, William and David Broers orchestra will play. A club was organized at Northwood Friday evening sponsored by Club No. 1, with Mr. Button as organizer. Tuesday evening a club will be organized ,at Rockford and Wednesday evening a Negro club will be organized in Mason City, both sponsored by Club No. 1. A program of special music is being prepared for the Negro meeting. L. W. Swanson, son of Mr. and Mrs. K. G. Swanson, formerly of MSson City and now living at Des Moines, will be graduated this spring from the University of Iowa medical school and has accepted an interneship at Albany hospital, Albany, N 1 . Y. Mr. Swanson has just beeti initiated into the Alpha Omega . Alpha, honorary national medical fraternity, election to which is based on scholarship, character, as well as profesisunal promise. He served as president of the junior class last year and is also president of the Iowa City chapter of Alpha Kappa, national medical fraternity. He was graduated from the Mason City high school in 1930 and the 'Mason City junior college in 1932. CENSUS ALMOST COMPLETED FOR LOCAL BUSINESS 'ew Firms Which Refused to Give Data Urged to Co-Operate. The census of business which is being taken by WPA enumerators s almost completed in Mason City, t was reported by the district su- iervisor, Lester E. Van Pelt of Decorah. There are, however, a few 'irmg in Mason City which have efuscd to co-operate by giving out he information. . The Mason City Chamber of Commerce urged all business firms jf every character to co-operate with this census, it was stated Saturday by officials of the organiza- ':ion. Firms which do not desire to jive information direct to the enumerators may send it to Wasb- ngton to the bureau of the census. Businessmen's organizations and jusinessmen generally have long complained about the lack of really adequate statistics on volume of business, employment and other joints covered in this census. Simi- ar efforts which have been previously made have been extremely valuable from a statistical and ) 1 a n n i n g standpoint. There are :herefore, many reasons, it was jointed out by the chamber, w/iy msiness should co-operate and give :he census takers the data requested. C. SERVICES HELD Benevolence Lodge No. 145 A.F. A.M. in Charge at Memorial Park. Funeral services for Christian B. Christiansen, 53, who died Suddenly Tuesday while at work, were held at the Patterson funeral home Friday afternoon. The Rev. C. E. Flynn, pastor of the First M. E. church, was in charge of the services.. The Benevolence lodge No. 145 A. F. and A. M. was in charge of services at Memorial Park cemetery. Mr. Christiansen was born at Calmar, May 5, 1882. He came to M'ason City in July, 1917, and had been employed by the Chicago and North Western railroad as switchman until his death. Survived by Wife. Surviving Mr. Christiansen are his wife, who was formerly Veva Flansburg of Glidden, one son, Gilbert James, and four sisters, Mrs. Marie Ganser, Owatonna, Minn.; Mrs. L. M. Halvorson. Moorhead, Minn.; Mrs. J. G. Steidley, Kansas City, Mo., and Mrs. Earl Williams, Diindas, Minn. He was preceded in death by one sister, Mrs. Guy Nettleton, Owatonna, Minn., last October. Mr. Christiansen was a member of the First Methodist Episcopal church, G. W. Sanborn lodge, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Benevolence lodge No. 145 A. F. and A. M., Benevolence chapter No. 46 R. A. M., Antioch. Commanderv No. 43 and Unity Chapter No. 58 of the Order of Eastern Star of Iowa. He was also a charter member of the Loyal Order of Moose 1328. Attend Services.. Attending the services were Mr. Christiansen's sisters, Carl Williams and two children of Dundas. Minn., Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Flansburg, Clarence; J. E. Flansburg, Chicago; Mrs. Manie E. Lamos, Brookings, S. Dak., and Guy E. Nettleton, Owatonna. Seymour Angel sang "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere" and "Saved by Grace." He "was accompanied by Mrs. Bertha Patchen at the organ. Pallbearers were J. A. Price, Ray Gillam, Harry Preston, Glen Tree Ralph Horton and Frank Berry fellow switchmen of the Chicago and North Western railroad. Members of Antioch Commanflery No, 43 were escorts. Will Operate Grocery Store. COULTER-rCarl Johansen, who has operated a barber shop here 10 years, will engage in opcratinfT an I. G. A. grocery store in the P. H. Norgaard building, with a formal opening next week. S113 RAISED IN More Than Third of Quola Obtained in Flood Relief Campaign. . A checkup of the receipts In the Cerro Gordo county Red Cross chapter campaign to aid'in flood disaster relief showed a total of $113.37 in Mason City early Saturday afternoon, Mrs. Mabel Quintard, executive secretary, stated. Tables were maintained at the two banks, Foresters building and the courthouse, while plans were made to establish stands at the theaters and the Hotel Hanford in the evening. Chapter officials expressed themselves as pleased with the response to the appeal for funds. This indicated, they stated, that Cerro Gordo county would reach its quota of S310 soon. MRS. VICTOR KAY, 18, DIES AT HOME 'uneral Services to Be Held Monday Afternoon at 2:30 O'Clock. Funeral services for Mrs. Josephine Elizabeth Kay, 18, who died at her home,. 1527 Delaware avenue northeast, Friday morning at .1:30 o'clock from pneumonia, will oe held at the Randall funeral lome at 2:30 o'clock Monday afternoon. The Rev. William Galbreth, pastor of the Olivet M. E. church, will be in charge of the services. Mrs. Kay, nee Josephine Buff- ngton, was born Sept. 22, 1917. at Mason City. She had resided here all her life and was graduated from he local high school last June. She was baptized at the Olivet M. E. hurch and was married to Victor C. Kay Sept. 29, 1935, at Manly. Surviving Mrs. Kay are her husband and parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chester A. Buffington, 427 Twenty- third street southwest, and five brothers, Raymond Arthur, Cali- "ornia, and Gaylord, Howard, Clyde and Stanley, all of Mason City, and :hree sisters, Mrs. Geneva Anderson, Forest City; Mrs. Myrna Mondt, Jr., Mason City, and Kathryn Buffington, at home. Mrs. Kay was preceded in death by one sister, Nellie Alice, in 1913. AT THE HOSPITALS Here are the usual signs of spririg in Mason City. Judge for yourself whether the season has arrived: Kids show up at school with mud- dv knees--marble-itis. It doubles the darning too. The brown thrasher comes prospecting about the grape vine outside the kitchen window, wondering f the same location is suitable for another year. Edmund Hewitt, Nora Springs, was dismissed from the Park hospital Friday following a minor operation. David Duenos, 17 Lehigh, was admitted to the Mercy hospital Saturday for treatment. Miss Alma Thompson, Clear Lake, was dismissed from the Park hospital Friday following treatment. Master Calvin C. Young, Jr., 914 1 ,.;, Sixth street southwest, was admitted to the Mercy hospitaj Friday for a major operation, Darrell Moore, 630 Fourth street northeast, was dismissed from the Park hospital Friday following a minor operation. Etta Sherman, Clear Lake, was admitted to the Mercy hospital Friday for treatment. Mrs. Burt Holman, 916 Eighth street southwest, was dismissed from the Park hospital Friday following treatment. Cardinal Thompson, 925 Adams avenue northwest, was admitted to the Mercy hospital Saturday for a minor operation. Dorothy Steinkamp, 924 Ninth street northeast, was dismissed from the Park hospital Friday following a major operation. Vern Smith, Rockwell, was dismissed from the Mercy hospital Fri da.y following treatment. j. A. Rawson, Algona. was dismissed from the Park hospital Fri day following treatment. Charles Bailey, Garner, was dis missed from the Mercy hospital Fri day following a major operation. Mrs. Pete Feiereisen, 156 Six teentb street northwest, was dis missed from the Park hospital Fri day following treatment. Mrs. Irwin Tietjen and infant son Manly, were dismissed from tin Mercy hospital Friday, A son weighing 8 pounds 12 ounces was born to Mr. and Mrs. Leo Bernemann, Hampton, at the Park hospital Friday. Boys start getting anxious about the payment of their dog taxes be- 'ore .$1 penalty attaches. Mark Harpstcr issues his annual varning about keeping the kites out of the high tension wires. Krunk Goodman starts ('hatting uilh Willis Uaglcy about thc great fishing wilderness of the north. The neighborhood adolescents start congregating under the street lights on the corner. Parking space gets to be at still more of a premium. Funny how some of us can walk to Work in winter, but when the weather gets nice we have to ride! That pesky woodpecker who likes to sharpen his beak on the eaves next door comes back from the south. The owl sits high in the leafless trees at the approach of dusk. Erdix Swift begins to finger caressingly his crack fishing equipment. The Garficld Breese family moves to its cottage, "Breezes," at the lake. If, as and when you find a strange silence around the Stoddard Bowling alley--then you'll know it's time to get out the golf clubs. Thomas L, Connor Studied Electrical Engineering at University, But Entered Gas Division of Industry; First Aid Instructor. Aside from his regular occupation au gas superintendent of the People's Gas and Electric company, Thomas L. Connor's interests center largely on his duties as first-aid and life-saving chairman of the Cerro Gordo county chapter of the Red Cross. He is recognized by Mrs. Mabel Quintard, executive secretary of the local chapter, and others who have seen him in action as an outstanding instructor in first-aid. In a period of almost nine years he has taught tirst-aid a total of 1.500 hours. It \viis Significant. It was probably because of the significance of first-aid to his own industry that Mr. Connor first became interested in the volunteer movement that has gained such a headway in this county under his leadership. As superintendent of the gas division of the local utility Mr. Connor had a real assignment at the time natural gas made its way to Mason City from the Texas oil fields. The tremendous task of con-*' verting the thousands of gas burning appliances for the new fuel and enlarging the pipeline system was one that necessitated organizing ability as well as technical knowledge of the new product. Took Up Electrical Engineering. Strangely enough Mr. Connor, in fitting himself for his life work, had in mind an electrical career. He grew up at Alta and there was graduated from the high school, following which he went to the University of Iowa, where he took electrical engineering and received his degree. Mr. Connor's switch to the gas phase of the utility business came about in a manner that so often determines a man's occupation. He came in contact with the United Light and Power company immediately upon being graduated from THOMAS L. CONNOR. school. He was given a job in the company's construction program at Iowa City. It was while engaged in' this work that opportunity presented itself to enter the gas division of the Mason City company and Mr. Connor, believing the offer was the proverbial opportunity knocking at his door, accepted the position. Gas Consumption Doubled. That was in 1917. Mr. Connor held the position of assistant gas superintendent a few months when he was advanced to his present position. During the time he has been here the gas consumption of the city has more than doubled, according to Mr. Connor, Mr. Connor was married in 1916 to Miss Helen Beecher. They have three children, Mary Agnes, Paul and Patricia Ann. Citizens returning from points south with reports that shrubbery ;here is a full month ahead of ours. The Legion golf course starts it spring campaign for members. j Complaints come in from outlying- districts that boys are swimming n the brick yard and cement plant onds. People with dogs complain about ;he ordinance; people with gardens complain about the dogs. Somebody gets the bright idea of a picnic; everybody else gets a cold acting on the idea. The storm windows make the home feel stuffy. We take the good old slogan out of the mothballs and once more begin to speak proudly of "the coolest spot." Tulips start bursting into flame. . Herbert Hirsch reports seeing the first frog of the season. To Mr. Hirsch the robin and bluebird are harbingers but the frog, the essence of springtime. Charles Weaver strats talking about the days he went fishing up along the Winnebago river. The Forest Park contingent gets out on bicycles again. The Junior Chamber of Commerce starts talking about a cleanup campaign. THIS MIGHT REVIVE OLD ICKES-HOPKINS FEUD We don't like to think of what might happen between Secretary Ickes and Harry L. Hopkins, if the news got down to Washington that posters announcing the Thursday iiight Legion boxing show had Eddy White of the transient farm, who was outpointed in the main go by Curly Harris, identified as bein; with the PWA. The transient farm is under WPA sponsorship and the error on somebody's part is likely to precipitate another heated verbal argument between the heads of the two organizations in Washington. Simile: Dislike as intense as that existing between t\vo Mason City factions of th c old age revolving pension plan supporters. THIS IS ANOTHER SIGN OF SPRING It is getting late in the season for lutefisk. but M. T. Gunderson Kenyon, Minn., member of the board of the Northwestern States Portland Cement company, here during the McNider estate hearing, succeeded in getting some prepared for lunch Friday. Mrs. Barrett Hostess. LEDYARD--Mrs. V. A, Barrett entertained thc Methodist, ladies aid society at her home Thursday a f t - ernoon. Owners Change Homes. KIESTER--A deal was closed in which Olc Nelson became the new owner of thc home owned by the Matson brothers. Theodore Boettcher became thc owner of the tfbmc formally occupied by thc late Mrs. Hojran Peterson. There are more candidates for county superintendent, who have been 'waiting for a "don't choose to run" announcement from Mrs. Pearl Tannar, incumbent, before rushing into the race. Funeral Services for L i l l i a n Otto to Be Held Monday Lillian Otto, 19, of 803 Polk avenue southwest, died Friday following an illness. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at the Martin Schcklcr funeral home at Nora Springs. Burial will be at the Rockwell cemetery. Quirina Monteon Spanish Teacher at Morningside Enrolled as Freshman in Conservatory of Institution. SIOUX CITY--Quirina Monteon. of Mason City, a demure Mexican miss, although enrolled as a fresh- · man in the conservatory of music of Morningside college here, has made her pure Castilian earn her a position as instructor in Spanish on the school's facutly. She worked in a beet sugar factory in her home town, graduated 'roin high school and Mason City Junior college, before her ambition .0 become a music teacher led her ;o the college here. Born in Ocotlan, Jalisco, Mexico, she came to Mason City with her father and brothers when she was 8 years old. In the college conservatory students know the 22 year old Mex;can maid as a hard worker. Wanted to Sing. ^ A burning desire to sing has been j kept flaming in her heart since she worked hard long hours in the beet fields. "It was the only work we knew how to do and \ye had to eat," she explains apolegetically. For three years she took voice in Mason City under the supervision of Mrs. W. F. Ingraham, wife of the superintendent of the Milwaukee railroad for that division. In high school she sang Spanish folk songs whenever there was a demand for it at a school entertainment and was a joyous member of the glee club. She took three years of piano and soprano lessons. So she kept her desire alive until she could realize her wish to learn music in college so she could MISS QUIRINA MONTEON. teach it later on. Miss Monteon still talks and sings .with an accent. Why ? Simply because her old mother doesn't understand English and it's necessary for members of the family always to speak Spanish at home. Will Draw Her Back. The legends and superstitions of that delightful, backward, mountainous country from which she came probably will draw her back sometime, she feels. She's mighty proud of a younger brother, Cornelio, who was graduated from high school at Mason City and is assistant chief clerk of the Milwaukee at Charles City, and her older brother, Sando, who graduated from Iowa State college in civil engineering. "I didn't work much in the beet fields." she laughs. "I was much, much too small, only 8 when we came from Mexico. We worked on the sugar beets in summer and went to school in winter." That the job must have, provided her with plenty of fortitude is the conviction of her students in Spanish conversation classes. She works hard and demands hard work. Harry Clark to Bring "Top Hat Revue" Here Harry Clark will bring his "Top Hat Revue" to Mason City next Wednesday and Thursday as the stage attraction at the Cecil theater. Manager Tom Arthur : nounccd Saturday. Anita Muth, vest pocket edition headliner of this vaudeville unit, headliner ofthis vaudeville unit. Accompanied by Bill Martin and his Top Hats, accomplished exponents of modern and classical music, Miss Muth sings several cleverly arranged "blues songs." Another star of the bill is Joyce Barker, tap and PLANNING GROUP HOLDS MEETING ON CROP SYSTEM Appointment of Conservation Committee Members to Take Place Soon. The planning committee of the Cerro Gordo county Farm Bureau 01 ganization under the chairmanship of Bari Dean met at the Y. M. C- A. to further its study of the local crop situation. Using the crop data drawn up by the committee* at an earlier meeting, work got under way on an effort to determine the effect of a cropping system on the agricultural program of the county, particularly in the livestock field. In making this study the committee is endeavoring to arrive at the maximum amount of hay and feed raised in the past and the normal grain shipments out of the county. While the course of the planning committee is to plan a long time program for agriculture, its work is expected to dovetail into the soil conservation program, the local setup for which will get under way soon. The Cerro Gorclo county committee will be made up, according' to department of agriculture regulations, of Countv Agent Marion E. Olson. Mr. Dean, J. D. Richardson, chairman of the county corn-hog committee and two others to be selected by these three. The selection of the other two members is expected to be completed soon. Cedar Rapids Woman Seeking State Office Is Mason City Visitor Mrs. Olive Johnson of Cedar Rapids was a visitor in Mason City Saturday, coming here in the interests of her candidacy for the republican nomination as secretary of state. Mrs. Johnson, a practicing attorney, served from 1927 to 1932 as clerk of the district court in Linn county. She has been active in numerous organizations. "The one thing I'm making clear in my campaign," she told a Globe- Gazette reporter, "is that I'm not expecting support because I'm a woman. If I can't stand on my record of ability and performa.nce in private and public Hfe, I deserve no consideration." "Nor have I anything but good "to say about the present secretary of state," she added. "Mrs. Miller has done a good job as secretary of state and I should be the last to deny her the credit that is due her." Mrs. Johnson is a graduate of Oberlin and of the University of Michigan. From the latter she took her law degree and she now has a daughter there. Her husband died while she was at Ann Arbor. Woman Injured in Crash at Rockwell Mrs. F. E. Witke, Minneapolis, was injured when the car she was driving sideswiped an extra long trailer on a truck owned by the Bos Transfer company of Marshalltown, driven by Ira Richardson, about four miles south of Rockwell shortly after midnight. Mrs. Witke's car nosed into the ditch. She was taken to the Hampton hospital. toe dancing- expert. On 'the screen during the two days of stage entertainment, Margaret Sullavan will be featured in Ursula Parrott's story "Next Time We Love." EXPERT SERVICE On All Makes of Farm-Lite Plants J A C O B Y Battery and Electric Service 110 S. Delaware Phone 319 Plants, Batteries and Parts Central Auto Electric Co. / New Location Next to Fire Station 25 I'lrst St. S. W. Phone 4!H Special Announcement In response to many inquiries I fake this method of announcing that I am again giving attention to the treatment of chronic diseases in addition to my rectal work. From this date on I will accept cases for- treatment- of chonic conditions such as stomach and bowel troubles, asthma, hay fever, liver and gall bladder troubles, pros- tratic troubles, catarrh, tuberculosis, skin diseases, female troubles, rheumatism in all its forms, goiter, blood diseases, bladder trouble, obesity, also private diseases of men and women. My treatment for piles is nonsurgical. They are cured without an operation or loss of time from work. I have a complete electrical equipment for the treatment of all chronic conditions and can save many from an operation. No charge for consultation. Come in and see me and I will examine you and tell you what your condition is, whether I can help you or not, and what it will cost. No obligation to take treatment. Fees charged in consideration of present financial conditions. DR. COTHERN, M. D., Specialist Officn 11! East Slate. St.--Over Vclland Hancs, Mason City, la. M -rij i 7 / I ·II I i tS ' f /e 1

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