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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 12

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, February 18, 1937
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'41- ; TWELVE MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBEUARY 18 · 1937 .- ·II IOWAVETSCOST $10,617,056 Administrative. Expense for / 1 9 3 6 Given by State Director. DBS MOINES -- Veterans' : administration expenditures in Iowa during the fiscal year of 1936 amounted- to $10,617,056, according to a report received by.: John J. Hughes; state director for the national emergency council. This sum did not include payments made, to veterans on bonus certificates. Charles G. ,Beck is the state manager for the . veterans' administration, so far as compensation and pension payments are concerned, and is also manager oE the Des Moines facility. Dr. O.'C. Willhite is manager of the Knoxville facility. Living veterans of all wars received the sum of $4,457,624 in compensation and pension payments, while payments to 5,459 dependents of deceased veterans of all wars amounted .to $2,369,173. Payments Arc Listed. The payments made to living veterans were: .World war, service connected, 5,187 veterans, $2,325,993; World war, non-service connected, 580 veterans, $189,834; World war, emergency officers' retirement pay, 8 officers, $19, 681. , ; Peacetimej 303. veterans, $67,909; Spanish-American war, 2,609 veterans, $1,323,084; Civil war, ·102 veterans, $507,482; ; Indian wars, 45 veterans, $23,641. The payments to dependents o£ deceased veterans were: World war, service connected, $505,977: World war, non-service connected, $17,117; peacetime, $18,184; Spanish-American war, $206,882; Civil war, $1,603,238; Indian wars, $16,285; Mexican war, $1,490. Mafic on Insurance. ' Military and naval insurance payments were made to dependents of 3,231 veterans in the amount of $2,305,136; adjustments on service and dependents' pay amounted to $20,833; payments were made on adjusted service certificates matured by death in the amount of $299,283; state administrative costs of the veterans' administration including operating expenses of all offices and hospitals amounted to $1,164,895; and expenditures for construction of buildings and repairs on hospitals and home units amounted to veterans' administration President at Testimoriial Dinner to Farley President Roosevelt, chiet speaker at the- testimonial dinner Riven to Postmaster General James A. Farley in Washington,,is seen at the banauet table will) Vice President John Nance Garner, left, and Farley, right. Garner was toastmaster at the dinner: which was attended by 1,700 who paid $10 a plate to hear the president praise Farley as a prophet. : . CHARLES CITY NEWS $02. The reports that pensions are still being paid to two .dependents of deceased, veterans of the War of 1812. One is a resident of the state of New York-and the other of the state of Oregon. Falls 12 Feet. -DE COR AH--John Hans en, em- ploye ; of- the Coffeen Construction company, was badly bruised but not otherwise injured, when he fell 12 feet through an elevator shaft as he was making a survey of a building on Water street. Charles City Police, Firemen to Take Test ; Pool Vote Is Ordeyed CHARLES CITY-- Members of the police and fire departments will be required to take a civil service examination, according to a riew ordinance passed by the city council. Candidates will. have to take a competitive examination unless they have given long and efficient service. The new ordinance is according to the state law. The council passed a resolution to submit to the voters the question of voting $30,000 bonds and a tax levy of mills for a swimming pool, at the city election March 29. Judges and clerks were appointed for the city election as follows: First ward, H. Blunt, Laura Huber, Grace Treat, judges; Evangeline Waddell and Stella McFarland, register-clerks; second ward, Clara Voreck, Grace Ball and B. P. "' ' ' ' ' Louise . Smith, Welch, judges; Julia . Gueffroy, . , . , register-clerks; third ward, Irene Hull, Emma Mullarkey, Dorothy Groesbeck; judges; Mark Bird, M a ' u d e Gait, register-clerks; fourth ward s C. H. Bremer, Lou LaBounty, Audrey Briscoe, judges; Marie Wolf, Maude Patten, register-clerks. W. H. Fairbanks was granted a permit to erect a filling station on the Mahara property, north of the postoffice. An ordinance was passed allowing shooting galleries, Dilliard halls, bowling alleys and hesday in the Cedar Valley hospital. . ' A marriage license'was issued Wednesday to Rodney Joslin and Isabell McKenzie, both of Charles City. beeri required "tcTclose at"li"p."m. Mi . S3 Alice Mahoney of Water- The council renewed the garbage i°° ls visiting her grandparents, hauling contract with William M L- and J V f rs - J? an - wl "*e. « - - · . · · Miss Helen Sprague i s confined to her bed with injuries received when she fell on the ice. Stanley Wachsman has been r- ·., A M j transferred to Columbus, Ohio Committees Are Named where he will continue as an em- other similar places to be open until midnight. These places had Carroll at $50 a month. Charles City Chamber CHARLES CITY--Attorney E C. Hardwig, president of the Charles City Chamber of Commerce, has appointed-the following committees for the coming year: Credit bureau, Forbes McRoberts, Jack Kueeh, H. O. Frudden, Dr. Ray Fox and Wayne Fluent Membership, A. T. Hess, A. R. Melrose and Alton Sanders. Retail committee, R. E. Phillip's, Robert Antonoff, N. R. Allen, Clarence Guthart, R. L. Malmsten, Frank Zarones, Charles Muesel, A. W. Weinberger, A. J. Anderson, M. E. Harding, Mrs. Bea Nelson and Mrs. A. B. C. Dodd. Charles City Briefs CHARLES CITY--Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Ellis have gone to New Orleans, La., to attend the prenuptial parties for Miss Zelia Perkins, fiancee of their son, Harlan M. Ellis. They will also attend the wedding, Feb. 24, and visit at Greenwood, Miss., the home of their daughter-in-law, Mrs. Raymond Ellis. William Tibbitts and Mrs. J. W. Inness had major operations Wed- \Ve do fail- ladies . . . and you probably do too! So take our" advice and deck yourself out in something fresh . . . something different . . . something exciting . . . and you'll for all the world feel like a brand new person. For instance . . .those stunning prints Merkel's are now showing . . . just received from New York . . . are vivid in color . . . majestic in motif . ... and of course, they are no end smart $ 10 95 to NEW SUITS. Are you familiar with Passarelli Suits? If not you should be. They are man tailored in the British tradition . . . faultlessly cut from superior fabrics . . . shaped to fit feminine curves so expertly that alterations are seldom necessary. See Passarelli Suits at Merkel's today. Women noted for their good taste prefer Passarelli Tailleurs because of the distinctive lines . . . the unexcelled workmanship . . . the modest cost. ?16.95 and up. Other Tailored Suits $ 10 95 plqye of the Dr. Salsbury laboratories. The Y. M. C. A. basketball league will take part in the Elma annual independent basketball tournament, Feb. 25, 26 and 27, Investigator for Floyd. CHARLES, CITY--Miss Mayre Murray, is the new old age pension investigator for Floyd county. She succeeds Miss Bessie Regel who held the office for a year and a half and is now in Des Moines in a new position with the child welfare department. Miss Murray whose home is in Elma, has beer! assistant investigator in Mason City. Schools for Teaching Peace, and Training of Women Urged by-Hiller CORWITH--An Americanism and National Defense program was given by, .Elmer Wilson post No. 229, the American Legion and the Auxiliary, at a meeting held at the Legion hall Tuesday evening when each member ' brought a guest. The Rev. Karl W. G. Killer spoke on national defense and declared the greatest immediate problem in national security was the training of womanhood for participation. He urged the womanhood of the country to work for the establishment of two schools for women, comparable in rank to Annapolis and West Point, in which arts of peaceful objective could be presentd to selected and capable young women with a view to their training for participation at home and v abroad i n the affairs of the country and its relation'to the other nations Mrs. A. R, Gardiner spoke on Americanism and urged the American citizen to uphold the constitution of the United States and declared that obeying laws is Americanism. Miss Helen Hauser sang "The Long, Long Trail" with Miss Aline Martinek at the piano and a medly of the world war time songs was played by Miss Martinek. Several Give Talks. OSAGE--Miss Blanche McLaugh- hn was hostess to the Shakespearean club Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Stiles Lessly gave n book review, "Trumpets of Jubilee;" f i v e m i n u f e talks were Riven by Mrs Wendell on "Glass-top Bus;" "Boat" . by Mrs. J. H Baker; "Train" by Mrs. W. H. Horton; "Airplane" by Mrs. Elizabeth Stoughton; "Wandering Wheels" by Mrs. A. M. Swanson and "Rocking Chair" by Mrs Harry Conklin. Will Compete at Rowan. DOWS--The home declamatory contest was held Tuesday evening at the school auditorium. Mrs George Kyseth, Clarion, was judge. Only one contestant spoke m tho oratorical class, Glenna Ruth Worden. In dramatic, Dorothy Pepper won first and Doris DeNio second; in humorous, Ardis Bessman won first and Kathryn Hackbarth, second. Winners will compete at Rowan in the triangular contest, March 3. Infant Son Buried. DOWS^Thc infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Cataldo died Monday evening, being only five days old. This was their first child. Mr. and Mrs. Cataldo were former Dows residents, Mrs. Cataldo being the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Peterson here. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon at the Smith funeral parlors at Clarion, then the body was brought here for burial. Sentence Is Suspended. OSAGE, (£)--Judge M. H. Kep- Jer in district court here sentenced George. Walistchek to three months in the county jail after he pleaded guilty to a charge of illegal possession of liquor. The judge suspended the sentence during good behavior. Jacobson, Formerly 6f Ridgeway, Dies air Home in Tuscon RIDGEWAY--Word was received here by relatives of the death of J. Conrad Jacobson, a former resident here, who passed away at his home at Tucson, Ariz.,-Sunday. Mr. Jacobson -was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Jacobson and was bprn on a farm one mile south of Ridgeway about 45 years ago. He spent his childhood and boyhood days here and when a young man departed for Montana where he resided for a few years. He served in the 91st division in France:'during the .World war. Since the war, he lived in Tucson, Ariz. About four or five years ago he was married to Miss Noble Handy of Decorah, who survives him. Besides his wife, the following brothers and.sisters survive, Miss Esther Jacobson of Decorah, Raymond Jaeobson and Mrs. H. H. Fjelstul, b o-th of : Alexandria, Minn., Mrs. FrariU. Cleveland of Minneapolis, Miss Ruth Jacobson of St. ,Paul, Hiram Jacobson of Ridgeway 'and Mrs. Carl Thomson of Preston, Minn. Aid Society Meets. ROCKWELL -- The Methodist Ladies' aid society met with Mrs. Lucile Wilson Wednesday afternoon in a social gathering. Is Unopposed B. M. Vincent of Brownsville, Ky., attorney general of Ken- .tucky, is unopposed for the congressional scat left vacant by the death of Glover H.. Gary, democrat. The special election is to be held IWarch 5. Creamery at Coulter Re-Elects Officers COULTER--The annual meeting of the Hamilton co-operative creamery was held at the school gymnasium. The total butterfat received was 416,404 pounds. The average price paid was 37 cents a pound for butterfat. All the old officers were re-elected: President, Niels Ladegaard; vice president, W. C. Pralle; secretary, Harry Lind; directors, V. E. Peterson, Chris Jensen, Marius Hansen, Aaron Borcherding; but- termaker, A. M. Amundsen. Leave for San Diego. , ORCHAHD--Harold Haislngton took his son, Marcus, and Dale Morse to Des Moines Monday where they took the train for San Diego, Cal., to enter naval train- Ing. PAINFUL CORNS GO . Always at Michael Jirujr C How to Make Better Cough Remedy Than You Can Buy A Big Saving, and It's So Easy! No Cooking! 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