Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 16, 1937 · Page 11
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Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 16, 1937
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 16 ·§ 1937 ELEVEN is Charles City News Dr. : Walters Dies at C h a r l e s City; Had Preached Day Before CHARLES CITY--Dr. John M. Walters, pastor of the First Methodist church, died suddenly at 4 o'clock Monday afternoon at his home from a heart attack. Dr. Walters had been troubled with a weak heart for several years but the ailment had not interfered with his work, for he had missed preaching only two Sundays in 28 years. A couple of weeks ago lie had influenza but he preached both Sundays and last Sunday announced plans for a big fellowship dinner to be held Wednesday evening in the church in honor ot Dr. .and Mrs. Frank Court ot Waterloo. T I}r. Court is superintendent of this district. Dr. Walters was servin* his second year as pastor ot the First Methodist church, coming here from Marion. His parishioners here praised his abiltiy as a preacher and church leader and many expressed their grief Monday at his sudden death. Besides his wife lie is survived TD.V two sons, Maurice Walters who lives in Kalamazoo, Mich., and John M. Walters, Jr., a junior in high school. Funeral arrangements will await the arrival of the older son, expected Tuesday. The body is at the Hauser funeral home. Ensemble Groups to Compete at Festival CHARLES CITY--The Charles City high school will be host to the annual Northeast Iowa Music festival Feb. 27. The program wil be confined to ensemble groups Critics acting as judges will be Carleton Stewart, Mason City, Carl B. Righter, Iowa State university and Mr. Russell, director of band, Iowa State Teachers college. Legion to Be Guests- at Auxiliary Program CHARLES CITY--Mrs. Eleanor Hudson, Americanism chairman p£ the American Legion Auxiliary, is in charge ot the progran: Wednesday night w h e n t h e Auxiliary members will entertain the American Legion members at a dinner. Talks on enforced neutrality and the Universal draft will be given by Miss Ethel Wallei. and Mrs. Bessie Regel after which there will be dancing and a socia time. Planning Meeting to Be Held Next Tuesday CHARLES CITY--The second district agricultural planning meeting will be held at the Legion hal ki Charles City, Tuesday Feb. 23 starting at 10 a. m. Representatives of the county planning committees and a numbef o£ northeastern Iowa counties will attend the meeting. All representatives of the Extension Service at Ames wil discuss further work outlined foi the committees. PROJECT HEADERS TO IUEET CHARLES CITY--Members o: the county home project committee and local leaders of all townships will meet with Mrs. Ellis slate leader, Thursday to discuss plans for achievement day. The meeting will be held in the Legion hall starting at 10 a. m. A plannei menu with each township furnishing enough for their own will be served at the noon hour. Third in Artists' Series. CHARLES CITY -- The third number of the American ArtisLs series will be given Tuesday nigh in the high school auditoriurr when Grace and Kurt Graff dancers, present the entertainment. Tlie Women's club members will be admitted free as the club is joining with the Parent Teacher council in paying for this program. Charles City Briefs CHARLES CITY--Mr. and Mrs C. W. Ballard are parents of a son born in the Cedar Valley hospital A daughter was born Monday ·to Mr. and Mrs. August I" Schrage at their home on Patten avenue. Several members of the Rotary club participated in the program at the regular meeting Monday The anniversary of the founding o£ Rotary International was the theme of the-talks. Edwin Helmers has leased the Kreuger oil station located at the corner of South Main street anc the Rockford road. .Evelyn Fiderlick and Vincen Kvomer of Greene had majo: operations in the Cedar Valley hospital Monday. Charles Shannon of Nashua has entered the hospital for treatment. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Johnson returned from Des Moines when they attended a performance o "Carmen" in which their daughter, Marion, had the title role. The seventy-third annual ban quet ot the Knights of Pythias wil be held Feb. 19 in the St. Charles hotel. The Rev. Carrie Lucas returned to her home in Strawberry Poin after visiting her son-in-law anc daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Robcr Harding. Anniversary Is Celebrated. CiALT--^Tany friends and rela lives gathered at the W. IT. Kart! home Sunday on their Uvenly-fiftl wedding anniversary. fl Machinery Hums in Flint as Workers Go Back Workers busy Inside Fislicr Body stamping: plant In Flint Idle machinery in General Motors' plants roars once again as thousands of workers return to their jobs. This photo was lakcn in a Fisher Body stamping plant In -Flint, busy again after 43 day strike. (Central Press) Protest Martial Law Restrictions in Anderson ohn D. Denison Is Appointed as State Librarian, Curator DBS MOINES, (#)--John D. Dcnisun, DCS Moines attorney, "ucsday succeeded the late Jolm- on Brigham as state librarian nd curator of the state historical ociety. Denison's appointment was an- lounced by the state library board omposed of the governor, state upreme court justices, secretary £ state, and the state superin- endent of public instruction. Born at Clarion, Denison was graduated from Upper Iowa Uni- 'ersity at Payette, in 1803. He was graduated from the University of Nebraska college of law in 1838, and practiced law for 10 years at Dubuque before coining here. He served as federal referee in bankruptcy from 1930 to 193G. He- was a democratic candidate for lieutenant governor in 1904. His salary will be $3,000 a year. Brigham, widely known author and publisher, died Nov. 7, a f t e r serving as librarian for 39 years. Leaves for Nebraska. THOMPSON -- Marion Boucr, 12, left Sunday for Harvard, Nebr., where she will join her mother and they will continue their journey home to Coquille, Ore. Marion has lived the past six years with her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Nolton. Wants School Taxes From Other Sources Than Property Alone DBS MOINES,--The right to reduce the property taxes required for Iowa school support reached a new climax here Tuesday when the Iowa council for better education delivered to all legislators an analysis of the present sources of state income, and a .breakdown showing where the money is spent. Only 63.8 p«i- cent ot the state's present revenues are derived from property taxes--as against 98 per cent of all school revenues now being obtained from property taxes, the analysis sliows. "This is u n f a i r to the property owner and unfair to the schools," said Rosa Cunningham, secretary of the council, in giving the report. "We contend that property taxes for school purposes should be reduced lo about 63 per cent of the total, so they will be in line with all our other state functions. The balance of school revenues should then be obtained from the general fund." Honored at Shower. CARPENTER--A large number o£ women honored Mrs. E. R. Nicholson at a miscellaneous shower at her home with Mrs. L. U. Priem and Mrs. M. R. Nicholson as hostesses. Police patrol street in Anderson, Iml. While officials of the United Automobile Workers of America in Anderson, Ind., appealed directly to President Roosevelt acainst martial law, Indiana national guardsmen and police continued to enforce military rule in Anderson. In the photo above a special detail of police is seen patrolins llic street outside a union headquarters. Gov. M. Clifford Townsend, who ordered the national sruard to Anderson and established martial law, went lo Washington without replyinc to union demands. Victor Reulher, organizer for the union, said it w;(s "significant" that "not a single company man or non-union employe has been harmed" in clash, injuring 10, for which 13 union members were- jailed (Central Tress) Thompson Teams Win ISTC Class C Debate THOMPSON--The debate team of the local high school, won highest hunors in the class "C" division ot the district tournament held at Cedar Falls Saturday. The affirmative and negative teams will enter the state tournament in Iowa City in April. Members of the Thompson teams included Maxine Campbell and Margaret Leming, affirmative, and Ruth Drussell and Marion Rudd, negative. The teams are directed by Mable McMahon. Jury Hearing Assault Case in Clarion Court CLARION--The jury was selected and six witnesses questioned Monday in the suit brought by Ben B. Vierkant against John R. Schmidt, charging assault and battery. The plaintiff alleged he received personal injury on Aug. 5 when Schmidt struck him, causing a serious neck injury. Judge H. E. Fry is presiding judge. Nora Springs Amateur Night to Be Wednesday NORA SPRINGS--The second amateur night program, sponsored by the Commercial club and the American Legion will be held Wednesday evening in the high school auditorium beginning at 8 o'clock. The first number is "A F a m i l y T r i o , " followed by a number by the Harmony club, Fireside Melodies, Mrs. Pool Group No. 2, ..Friendly Circle, Crescent club and the Parent- Teachers association. Attorney's Son Ituricd. EMMETSBURG -- Funeral services for Richard Laughlin, 5, son of Maurice Laughlin. DCS Moines attorney, were held here Tuesday with interment in a cemetery,near Emmetsburg. Ill since birth, the child is survived by his parents and a younger brother. He \\vas a nephew ot County Engineer and Mrs. Thomas R. Martin, Gene and Louis Laughlin, nil of Emmetsburg, and Robert Laughlin, Mason City. FEBRUARY DOLLAR DAY THURSDAY, February 18th See Your Daily Globe-Gazette. · Shop Our Windows. Hundreds of Savings. Shop Early? *** 9 «t» « s the Time to PI r Garden AMERICA'S GARDENS produce more wealth than all the mines. Our annual vegetable gardens are a 'billion dollar eccmomy. They save money in the family budget. Tliey~bring fresh food to thetable. Tlveir cultivation stimulates health and outdoor relaxation. Only those ivho wor\ the soil \now the pleasure and thrill of ivatching things grow. Every year your Government spends millions of dollars for garden research an vegetables, flowers, plants,^ shrubs, and trees. This invaluable scientific "knowledge is intended to reach every home in th-e land. Here is an agency that will bring these findings to your door. A small charge is made for each booklet, to cover postage and handling. Annual Flowering Plants--An authoritative illustrated booklet on the culture and care of Dowering annuals. How to start a garden; what to plant in each season; how to bank your garden for thc-most beautiful color effects. Official frost chare showing planting time in every State 10 cents Roses for tKc Home--Thirty-four pages of illustrated descriptive mat' ter o n the ca re o f rose pla n ts, bu shcs, vines and hedges. How to prepare the soil; how to fight insects and pests; planning landscape effects. A short history of rose culture. 5 cents Rose Diseases--Tells how to identify blights in their earliest phases; spraying and pruning 5 cents Chrysanthemums -- A description of how to cultivate; new varieties, all types and colors; when to plant; how to develop sturdy shoots; how to light insects 5 cents Dahlias--A practical guide on seeding and cultivating; scores of varieties and colors described; n worthy addition to any garden library. . y cents Irises--Complete i n s t r u c t i o n s on planting and growing 5 cents Rock Gardens--Instructions on hillside gardens; beautiful arrangements for rugged surfaces 5 cents Poison Ivy--How to eradicate this noxious growth; the care of infections 5 cents Weeds--How to prevent them; essential to every lawn or garden program 5 cents Flower Insects--How to keep your garden free of insect pests.. 5 cents Bird Houses--A helpful book in cvcty garden; detailed directions on building shelter for winter and summer y cents Breeds of Dogs--Contains historj and descriptions of ail the favorite breeds for town and country--from Airedale to Whippet. Pictures of thirty-four breeds. Forty-six pages. Prepared by U. S. DC- partment of Agriculture experts. ..........5 cenu Cheek the iHles you want and order tedey. Permanent Garden. Flowers--· Deals with pcrcimuikin the same thorough way that the booklet to the left covers dwiuz/.s. More than 75 vari-' · etics described. How to plant and care for such beauties as the Iris, Peony, Chrysanthemum, Columbine, Phlox, Delphinium, Yucca, Hollyhock and many others. A govern' ment chart showing the transplanting season in every section of the country, with frost map ... 6 cents Lawns--Tellshow to achieve a perfect velvet lawn at little cost. . . y cents Transplanting Trees and Shrubs --Landscaping made easy for the home gardener; simple and practical guidance for laymen y cents Tree. S u r g e r y -- H o w to m e n d "bleeding" trees and vines.. y cents Economy Vegetable Gardens Modern Vegetable Gardens--An exhaustive handbook on vegetable culture. 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Latest scientific aids; 48 pages ID cents Farmhouse Plans--Modern types; 70 pages, illustrated with drawings of new-type, low-cost farm and suburban dwellings TO cents Tanning Leather at Home--How to prepare skins and hides on your own farm. Compiled by government experts. Illustrated 5 cents Eastern Apples 1 --A complete guidebook on apple growing east of the Mississippi river; commercial statistics, soil selection, planting arrangements 5 cents ' Apple Orchards--How to rcnovije your orchard; directions for thinning and fertilizing, pruning and spraying 5 cents Soy Beans--A new commercial crop which is producing important income for farmers; complete directions from government experts .. 5 cents Soy Bean Utilisation--The industrial uses of soy beans, and the promise of new markets in commercial chemistry y cents Potatoes--Complete instruction on main-crop potatoes; statistics on production by states; preparation of seed y cents Mushroom Culture--An extremely profitable garden crop for which there 13 always a ready market; complete guidance 5 cents cultural methods for best results; illustrated. How to care for. trees . . . y cents MAR THIS COUPON TODAr iMason City Globe-Gazelle Washington Information Bureau, Frederic f. Hastin, Director, W.ishinRton, D. C. Enclosed herewith .ccnti in coin (carefully wrapped) for which please send me the garden booklets checked above. rrmrer on n.r.o. M*H la W.thlnaton, D. C.) fr _±_

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