The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on April 3, 1934 · Page 27
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April 3, 1934

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 27

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TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 1934 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE ·ELEVEN SILVERWARE FEATURED Blanchard Has Booth at Exhibit China, Glassware and Sterling Is . Displayed. Blanchard's jewelry store 3 West State street, is exhibiting for the first time in the Builders-Home Furnishing show at the high school this week A showing of fine china, g ass- ware and sterling silver will be Perfect For Sun Bathers This Modern House is For Modern People of the Blanchard showing will be the patterns in china, glass and silver _ that can be matched for an indefinite period of time. Among the patterns in china will os included Rosenthals famous Du Barry pattern of the Louis XIV period, Wellsley, a new offering in Wedgewood English dra- nerware, will also be exhibited with matching glassware. Mr. Blanchard has been showing patterns in sterling silver of massive weight selling for 20 per cent less than patterns of ordinary weight. He considers these the greatest values he has ever offered in sterling. Sets can be matched for a period of from 20 to 30 years since they are produced by some of the oldest manufacturers in the country. The store has recently concluded a half price sale of 1847 Rogers Brothers quality silver plate in discontinued patterns. Another half price sale will start this week on Holmes Edwards sterling inlaid quality in the Pageant and Romance patterns. These sets will be shown at the exhibit A budget plan of purchasing is also being offered oh all of the store's merchandise. No carrying charge is added. Show Gains in Building for March Contracts awarded for all classes of. construction in the 37 states east of the Rockies during the initial half of March reached a total within 4 per cent of the volume reported during the entire month of February, according "to figures of P. W. Dodge corporation. Construction awards in the first 15 days of March, totaling ?92,521,800 were larger,'also by 55 per cent, than the total reported for the entire month of March, 1933. Although the increases over last year were due chiefly to larger governmental undertakings, the Dodge Bulletin indicates a moderate gain in privately-financed construction projects as well. February awards for construction of all descriptions in the 37 eastern states totaled 596,816,300 as against 5186,463,700 for January and $52,712 300 for February, 1933. Feb- rurary awards were 83 per cent larger than those registered in February, 1933. Gains over last year were shown for each of the four major classifications: Residential building; non-residential building; public works; and public utilities. Likewise, increases were shown both as respects publicly-financed construction and privately financed work. This latter item registered a gain also as contrasted with January of this year; but publicly-financed awards showed a recession of 59 per cent from January. Contracts for construction of all types showed gains over February, 1933, in each of the 13 Dodge districts, except the metropolitan area of New York, upstate New York and Texas districts. For the initial two months of 1934 contracts were larger than in the corresponding period of 1933 in each of the 13 districts except the metropolitan area of New York, upstate New York, New Orleans and Texas territories. Contemplated construction reported in February totaled $436,417,500 as against $475,894600 in January and only $114,185,900 in February, 1933. Gains over last year in newly- planned construction were shown in each of the four major classes of work. Increases likewise were well distributed geographically. It would be difficult to find could be lived in more comfor a house of this size, whether ahly. modern in design or not, that (Continued on Bituminous ttokei coal is the molt economical fu«U Dust-proofed at th« mine or by the dealer, it is it clean fuel. 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